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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $272 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
2,268
Rank: 12th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
20,657
Rank: 6th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$772K
Rank: 17th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$340 This Provider
Avg $272

Office Visits

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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John D. Cheesborough
Average for Dermatology Providers in North Carolina

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 42 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
6,054
times performed,
29% of his services

1st 1st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

1,248
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$242,160an average of $40 per time performed $30,270
an average of $5 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
5,195
times performed,
25% of his services

2nd 4th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

2,030
patients got this service, 90% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$519,500an average of $100 per time performed $155,850
an average of $30 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
2,404
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 3rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

1,493
patients got this service, 66% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$360,600an average of $150 per time performed $115,392
an average of $48 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
1,327
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 15th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

188
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$17,251an average of $13 per time performed $1,327
an average of $1 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
1,086
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 12th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

757
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$325,800an average of $300 per time performed $135,750
an average of $125 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
1,044
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 5th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

784
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$156,600an average of $150 per time performed $76,212
an average of $73 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 1... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99201
Performed in an office
568
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 26th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

568
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$68,160an average of $120 per time performed $15,904
an average of $28 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
451
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 9th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

283
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$40,590an average of $90 per time performed $11,275
an average of $25 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth... +

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11301
Performed in an office
429
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 19th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

251
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$107,250an average of $250 per time performed $21,450
an average of $50 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of the tru... +

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11300
Performed in an office
252
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 38th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

155
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$50,400an average of $200 per time performed $7,812
an average of $31 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17283
Performed in an office
169
times performed,
0.82% of his services

11th 108th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

142
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$84,500an average of $500 per time performed $29,744
an average of $176 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of over 2.0 centimeters skin growth of the trunk,... +

Shaving of over 2.0 centimeters skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11303
Performed in an office
165
times performed,
0.8% of his services

12th 99th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

110
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$53,625an average of $325 per time performed $13,860
an average of $84 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17263
Performed in an office
139
times performed,
0.67% of his services

13th 86th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

117
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$58,380an average of $420 per time performed $17,792
an average of $128 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
129
times performed,
0.62% of his services

14th 30th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

110
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$56,760an average of $440 per time performed $18,189
an average of $141 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

All potassium hydroxide preparations

Service Code: Q0112
Performed in an office
120
times performed,
0.58% of his services

15th 68th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

110
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,600an average of $30 per time performed $720
an average of $6 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 1.1 to 2.0 centimeters skin growth of the trun... +

Shaving of 1.1 to 2.0 centimeters skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11302
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
0.5% of his services

16th 33rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

75
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$27,295an average of $265 per time performed $7,210
an average of $70 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
0.49% of his services

17th 7th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

82
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,100an average of $100 per time performed $7,575
an average of $75 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17264
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
0.44% of his services

18th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

77
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$42,770an average of $470 per time performed $12,922
an average of $142 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of up to and including 15 skin tags

Service Code: 11200
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.35% of his services

19th 59th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

66
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,490an average of $130 per time performed $3,577
an average of $49 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17273
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.34% of his services

20th 119th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

59
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$28,000an average of $400 per time performed $10,430
an average of $149 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17281
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.32% of his services

21st 23rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

60
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,750an average of $375 per time performed $7,722
an average of $117 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.31% of his services

22nd 2nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

61
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$7,800an average of $120 per time performed $3,445
an average of $53 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17262
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.29% of his services

23rd 16th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

50
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,200an average of $320 per time performed $6,720
an average of $112 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17284
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.23% of his services

24th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

39
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,730an average of $590 per time performed $9,447
an average of $201 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.21% of his services

25th 31st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

29
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,520an average of $80 per time performed $1,408
an average of $32 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17274
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.21% of his services

26th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

39
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,120an average of $480 per time performed $7,612
an average of $173 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17272
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.18% of his services

27th 35th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

37
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,690an average of $370 per time performed $4,884
an average of $132 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth... +

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11306
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.15% of his services

28th 43rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

29
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,000an average of $250 per time performed $1,760
an average of $55 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of over 2.0 centimeters skin growth of face, ears... +

Shaving of over 2.0 centimeters skin growth of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11313
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.14% of his services

29th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

25
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,425an average of $325 per time performed $3,074
an average of $106 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of over 2.0 centimeters skin growth of scalp, nec... +

Shaving of over 2.0 centimeters skin growth of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11308
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.14% of his services

30th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

24
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,100an average of $325 per time performed $2,240
an average of $80 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth... +

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11311
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.13% of his services

31st 29th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

25
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,500an average of $250 per time performed $1,820
an average of $70 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11404
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.12% of his services

32nd Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

24
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,375an average of $495 per time performed $3,775
an average of $151 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of the... +

Removal of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11606
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.12% of his services

33rd 139th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

22
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,552an average of $773 per time performed $7,848
an average of $327 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17261
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.12% of his services

34th 24th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

19
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,600an average of $275 per time performed $1,944
an average of $81 per time performed
MEDICINE

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant a... +

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant and/or malignant skin growths, each session ×

Service Code: 96567
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.11% of his services

35th 20th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

20
patients got this service, 0.88% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,600an average of $200 per time performed $2,323
an average of $101 per time performed
DRUGS

Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (levulan kerastick) for... +

Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (levulan kerastick) for topical administration, 20%, single unit dosage form (354 mg) ×

Service Code: J7308
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.11% of his services

36th 18th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

20
patients got this service, 0.88% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,645an average of $115 per time performed $2,116
an average of $92 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of multiple abscess

Service Code: 10061
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.08% of his services

37th 120th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

16
patients got this service, 0.71% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,910an average of $230 per time performed $2,414
an average of $142 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.08% of his services

38th 10th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

17
patients got this service, 0.75% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,720an average of $160 per time performed $935
an average of $55 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (4.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, o... +

Removal of growth (4.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11406
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.08% of his services

39th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

15
patients got this service, 0.66% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,568an average of $598 per time performed $3,568
an average of $223 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.07% of his services

40th 74th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

15
patients got this service, 0.66% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,400an average of $160 per time performed $1,080
an average of $72 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17271
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.06% of his services

41st 45th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

12
patients got this service, 0.53% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,510an average of $270 per time performed $1,274
an average of $98 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of face, e... +

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11310
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.06% of his services

42nd 41st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

11
patients got this service, 0.49% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,400an average of $200 per time performed $516
an average of $43 per time performed

Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Specialist." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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