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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $271 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,467
Rank: 26th
out of 183 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,711
Rank: 21st
out of 183 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.6 This Provider
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$573K
Rank: 15th
out of 183 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$390 This Provider
Avg $271

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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Russell R. Burken
Average for Dermatology Providers in Georgia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 103 different services in 2013
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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 multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
2,215
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 1st

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

505
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$53,160an average of $24 per time performed $10,765
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
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
1,698
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 5th

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

852
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$172,194an average of $101 per time performed $46,220
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
913
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

704
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$146,080an average of $160 per time performed $38,912
an average of $43 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
725
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 2nd

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

546
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$60,900an average of $84 per time performed $35,931
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin, tissue, or mouth

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
664
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 4th

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

536
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$140,768an average of $212 per time performed $43,266
an average of $65 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
553
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 9th

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

455
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$68,572an average of $124 per time performed $38,201
an average of $69 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
475
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 14th

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

83
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,850an average of $6 per time performed $594
an average of $1 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
355
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 6th

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

301
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$19,880an average of $56 per time performed $10,671
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth +

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
268
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 8th

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

180
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$26,800an average of $100 per time performed $6,352
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals (first stage, up to 5 tissue blocks) ×

Service Code: 17311
Performed in an office
233
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 13th

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

193
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$269,348an average of $1,156 per time performed $60,284
an average of $259 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of the forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, or feet ×

Service Code: 14040
Performed in an office
135
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 49th

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

117
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$182,520an average of $1,352 per time performed $72,757
an average of $539 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of eyelids, nose, ears, or lips ×

Service Code: 14060
Performed in an office
105
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 47th

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

96
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$176,400an average of $1,680 per time performed $58,146
an average of $554 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 12th

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

82
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$30,900an average of $300 per time performed $11,900
an average of $116 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
69
times performed,
0.71% of his services

14th 10th

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

69
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,624an average of $96 per time performed $3,467
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals (additional stage after first stage, up to 5 tissue blocks) ×

Service Code: 17312
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.7% of his services

15th 15th

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

58
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$47,328an average of $696 per time performed $19,321
an average of $284 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
63
times performed,
0.65% of his services

16th 11th

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

63
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,316an average of $132 per time performed $4,457
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17262
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.54% of his services

17th 18th

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,848an average of $324 per time performed $5,127
an average of $99 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of the trunk ×

Service Code: 14000
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.46% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$38,700an average of $860 per time performed $19,834
an average of $441 per time performed
medical
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.45% of his services

19th 102nd

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,784an average of $336 per time performed $5,031
an average of $114 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.44% of his services

20th 7th

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: 1.2)
$9,632an average of $224 per time performed $2,742
an average of $64 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.42% of his services

21st 81st

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,312an average of $32 per time performed $530
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
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
38
times performed,
0.39% of his services

22nd 54th

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)
$380an average of $10 per time performed $106
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17272
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.37% of his services

23rd 40th

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)
$13,680an average of $380 per time performed $3,958
an average of $110 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.37% of his services

24th 26th

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)
$7,488an average of $208 per time performed $1,849
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of f... +

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

Service Code: 13132
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.33% of his services

25th 20th

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$38,528an average of $1,204 per time performed $9,139
an average of $286 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85027
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.32% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$775an average of $25 per time performed $254
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of s... +

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of scalp, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 13121
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.3% of his services

27th 28th

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,604an average of $676 per time performed $9,001
an average of $310 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
28
times performed,
0.29% of his services

28th 22nd

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,888an average of $496 per time performed $2,777
an average of $99 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17261
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.28% of his services

29th 32nd

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: 1.1)
$6,588an average of $244 per time performed $2,163
an average of $80 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.27% of his services

30th 43rd

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,440an average of $440 per time performed $3,404
an average of $131 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.26% of his services

31st 95th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,300an average of $172 per time performed $2,210
an average of $88 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of t... +

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of trunk ×

Service Code: 13101
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.26% of his services

32nd 50th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,100an average of $484 per time performed $6,773
an average of $271 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17271
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.22% of his services

33rd 70th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,468an average of $308 per time performed $1,801
an average of $86 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17263
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.21% of his services

34th 89th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,760an average of $388 per time performed $2,655
an average of $133 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.21% of his services

35th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,600an average of $80 per time performed $271
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17281
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.2% of his services

36th 39th

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: 1.1)
$6,916an average of $364 per time performed $1,959
an average of $103 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
19
times performed,
0.2% of his services

37th 24th

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)
$1,064an average of $56 per time performed $549
an average of $29 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 trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11603
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.19% of his services

38th 35th

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)
$7,920an average of $440 per time performed $1,898
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.15% of his services

39th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$225an average of $15 per time performed $60
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17273
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.14% of his services

40th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.82% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,216an average of $444 per time performed $1,911
an average of $136 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.14% of his services

41st 45th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$672an average of $48 per time performed $262
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of lip

Service Code: 40490
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.11% of his services

42nd 103rd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.75% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,102an average of $282 per time performed $974
an average of $89 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
11
times performed,
0.11% of his services

43rd 55th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.75% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,752an average of $432 per time performed $1,155
an average of $105 per time performed

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

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