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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
1,420
Rank: 55th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
17,712
Rank: 10th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
12.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$579K
Rank: 30th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$408 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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Gary D. Waldman
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.

Patients saw before

Gary D. Waldman

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 35 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
6,623
times performed,
37% of his services

1st 1st

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

627
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$46,361an average of $7 per time performed $33,115
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
3,884
times performed,
22% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

1,238
patients got this service, 87% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$229,156an average of $59 per time performed $163,128
an average of $42 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,378
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

697
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$85,436an average of $62 per time performed $53,742
an average of $39 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, inter... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, intermediate complexity ×

Service Code: 88305
Performed in an office
1,224
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 6th

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

568
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$45,288an average of $37 per time performed $34,272
an average of $28 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
959
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 7th

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

604
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$81,515an average of $85 per time performed $60,417
an average of $63 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
715
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 12th

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

324
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$107,965an average of $151 per time performed $82,225
an average of $115 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17111
Performed in an office
594
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 55th

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

383
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$59,400an average of $100 per time performed $43,956
an average of $74 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
399
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 15th

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

69
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$798an average of $2 per time performed $399
an average of $1 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
332
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 5th

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

272
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$26,560an average of $80 per time performed $18,592
an average of $56 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
322
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 10th

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

322
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,608an average of $64 per time performed $13,846
an average of $43 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
232
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 8th

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

180
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$20,648an average of $89 per time performed $15,080
an average of $65 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
125
times performed,
0.71% of his services

12th 19th

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

99
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,125an average of $73 per time performed $5,625
an average of $45 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of scalp, ... +

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11305
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
0.65% of his services

13th 87th

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

54
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,670an average of $58 per time performed $3,335
an average of $29 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
84
times performed,
0.47% of his services

14th 38th

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

47
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,704an average of $56 per time performed $2,520
an average of $30 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
71
times performed,
0.4% of his services

15th 30th

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

64
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,360an average of $160 per time performed $8,875
an average of $125 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.37% of his services

16th 11th

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

65
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,915an average of $91 per time performed $4,160
an average of $64 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
63
times performed,
0.36% of his services

17th 41st

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,347an average of $69 per time performed $2,394
an average of $38 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.29% of his services

18th 52nd

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,040an average of $20 per time performed $780
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Fungal culture (mold or yeast) of skin, hair, or nail

Service Code: 87101
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.29% of his services

19th 100th

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

48
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$459an average of $9 per time performed $459
an average of $9 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
47
times performed,
0.27% of his services

20th 33rd

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,183an average of $89 per time performed $2,679
an average of $57 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.24% of his services

21st 9th

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,161an average of $27 per time performed $946
an average of $22 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
43
times performed,
0.24% of his services

22nd 43rd

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

39
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,483an average of $81 per time performed $2,193
an average of $51 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
37
times performed,
0.21% of his services

23rd 29th

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,108an average of $84 per time performed $2,220
an average of $60 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.2% of his services

24th 31st

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,575an average of $45 per time performed $1,050
an average of $30 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
34
times performed,
0.19% of his services

25th 16th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,556an average of $134 per time performed $3,570
an average of $105 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
29
times performed,
0.16% of his services

26th 35th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,205an average of $145 per time performed $3,306
an average of $114 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.16% of his services

27th 65th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$87an average of $3 per time performed $87
an average of $3 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
21
times performed,
0.12% of his services

28th 4th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$945an average of $45 per time performed $588
an average of $28 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11401
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.1% of his services

29th 78th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,304an average of $128 per time performed $1,710
an average of $95 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

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

Service Code: 11642
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.1% of his services

30th 36th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,996an average of $222 per time performed $2,106
an average of $117 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, un... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, underarms, trunk, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 12032
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.1% of his services

31st 21st

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,114an average of $242 per time performed $3,230
an average of $190 per time performed
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.1% of his services

32nd 94th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,332an average of $196 per time performed $2,329
an average of $137 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

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

Service Code: 11622
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.07% of his services

33rd 54th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,613an average of $201 per time performed $1,391
an average of $107 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.07% of his services

34th 74th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,356an average of $113 per time performed $888
an average of $74 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of neck, hands, ... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of neck, hands, feet, and/or genitals ×

Service Code: 12042
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.06% of his services

35th 67th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.77% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,398an average of $218 per time performed $1,914
an average of $174 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 "Dermatology." 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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