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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $228 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,323
Rank: 42nd
out of 277 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,559
Rank: 31st
out of 277 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.2 This Provider
Avg 5.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$355K
Rank: 39th
out of 277 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$268 This Provider
Avg $228

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

KAPIL GUPTA

DOUGLAS KELLING

DAVID HARPER

ROBERT SURRATT

HAROLD THOMAS

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

Patients saw before

JOSEPH ROCHE MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

KAPIL GUPTA

JON TER POORTEN

SCOTT KENNEDY

DOUGLAS KELLING

THOMAS CHRISTOPHER

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 84 different services in 2014
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
3,621
times performed,
38% of his services

1st 1st

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

637
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$32,408an average of $9 per time performed $23,754
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
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
1,500
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

1,038
patients got this service, 78% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$105,960an average of $71 per time performed $70,410
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,350
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

892
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$98,010an average of $73 per time performed $55,040
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
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
505
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 7th

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

310
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$21,170an average of $42 per time performed $14,544
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
411
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 4th

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

353
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$40,582an average of $99 per time performed $25,531
an average of $62 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
253
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 8th

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

219
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$26,628an average of $105 per time performed $18,542
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
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
162
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 11th

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

162
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,067an average of $74 per time performed $7,575
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping, unna boot

Service Code: 29580
Performed in an office
158
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 68th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$11,664an average of $74 per time performed $7,481
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
0.87% of his services

9th 13th

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

66
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$12,362an average of $149 per time performed $8,750
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue fungi or parasites

Service Code: 87220
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.75% of his services

10th 65th

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

60
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$476an average of $7 per time performed $407
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
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
62
times performed,
0.65% of his services

11th 26th

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

57
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,546an average of $170 per time performed $7,469
an average of $120 per time performed
medical
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
62
times performed,
0.65% of his services

12th 21st

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

60
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,909an average of $289 per time performed $12,903
an average of $208 per time performed
medical
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
60
times performed,
0.63% of his services

13th 24th

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

49
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,062an average of $134 per time performed $5,267
an average of $88 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.6% of his services

14th 9th

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

46
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,796an average of $32 per time performed $1,337
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
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
49
times performed,
0.51% of his services

15th 38th

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

45
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,526an average of $256 per time performed $5,449
an average of $111 per time performed
medical
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
44
times performed,
0.46% of his services

16th 5th

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

43
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,544an average of $103 per time performed $2,494
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
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
38
times performed,
0.4% of his services

17th 49th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,002an average of $158 per time performed $3,977
an average of $105 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.39% of his services

18th 12th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$70an average of $2 per time performed $48
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.39% of his services

19th 27th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,986an average of $54 per time performed $1,164
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of forehead, che... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 13132
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.39% of his services

20th 35th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,612an average of $449 per time performed $13,024
an average of $352 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less)... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17280
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.37% of his services

21st 76th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,621an average of $132 per time performed $3,416
an average of $98 per time performed
medical
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
33
times performed,
0.35% of his services

22nd 33rd

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,772an average of $175 per time performed $4,388
an average of $133 per time performed
medical
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 trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11602
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.35% of his services

23rd 29th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,933an average of $240 per time performed $3,267
an average of $99 per time performed
medical
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
32
times performed,
0.33% of his services

24th 28th

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,361an average of $199 per time performed $4,444
an average of $139 per time performed
medical
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
31
times performed,
0.32% of his services

25th 14th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,084an average of $164 per time performed $3,793
an average of $122 per time performed
medical
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
26
times performed,
0.27% of his services

26th 36th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,072an average of $41 per time performed $646
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.26% of his services

27th 31st

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,353an average of $94 per time performed $1,307
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
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
21
times performed,
0.22% of his services

28th 52nd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,325an average of $254 per time performed $2,018
an average of $96 per time performed
medical
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
19
times performed,
0.2% of his services

29th 42nd

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,713an average of $90 per time performed $1,237
an average of $65 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, e... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, and/or mouth ×

Service Code: 12052
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.19% of his services

30th 56th

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)
$5,309an average of $295 per time performed $3,584
an average of $199 per time performed
medical
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
16
times performed,
0.17% of his services

31st 71st

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,624an average of $289 per time performed $2,981
an average of $186 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of t... +

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

Service Code: 11641
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.15% of his services

32nd 85th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,139an average of $224 per time performed $1,399
an average of $100 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less)... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17260
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.15% of his services

33rd 114th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,239an average of $89 per time performed $625
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of t... +

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

Service Code: 11623
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.14% of his services

34th 99th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,694an average of $284 per time performed $2,228
an average of $171 per time performed
medical
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
12
times performed,
0.13% of his services

35th 10th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,238an average of $103 per time performed $883
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11402
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.12% of his services

36th 64th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,710an average of $155 per time performed $681
an average of $62 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of t... +

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

Service Code: 11643
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.12% of his services

37th 93rd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,343an average of $304 per time performed $1,549
an average of $141 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters) of scal... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17270
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.12% of his services

38th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,550an average of $141 per time performed $1,160
an average of $105 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Joseph J Roche
Average for Dermatology Providers in North Carolina

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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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.

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