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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $749 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 55 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
480
Rank: 96th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
42,432
Rank: 65th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
88.4 This Provider
Avg 55.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$482K
Rank: 77th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,005 This Provider
Avg $749

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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Alexander K. Su
Average for Hematology/Oncology Providers in Virginia

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

Alexander K. Su

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 50 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
DRUGS

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage r... +

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage renal disease use) ×

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
26,200
times performed,
62% of his services

1st 1st

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

33
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$419,200an average of $16 per time performed $78,600
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
3,750
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$18,750an average of $5 per time performed $3,750
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
2,060
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 10th

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

53
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$208,060an average of $101 per time performed $30,900
an average of $15 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,839
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 6th

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

57
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$1,839an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
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: 85025
Performed in an office
1,155
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 12th

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

277
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$40,425an average of $35 per time performed $12,705
an average of $11 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
946
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 14th

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

241
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$17,974an average of $19 per time performed $2,838
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
597
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 18th

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

235
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$37,014an average of $62 per time performed $4,776
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
496
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 36th

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

211
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$14,880an average of $30 per time performed $1,488
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Phosphate level

Service Code: 84100
Performed in an office
460
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 55th

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

194
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$10,580an average of $23 per time performed $920
an average of $2 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
458
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 53rd

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

194
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$10,992an average of $24 per time performed $1,374
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
387
times performed,
0.91% of his services

11th 22nd

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

62
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$40,635an average of $105 per time performed $6,579
an average of $17 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
353
times performed,
0.83% of his services

12th 15th

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

208
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$79,072an average of $224 per time performed $25,416
an average of $72 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
324
times performed,
0.76% of his services

13th 24th

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

110
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$30,132an average of $93 per time performed $5,832
an average of $18 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
324
times performed,
0.76% of his services

14th 27th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$97,200an average of $300 per time performed $972
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
296
times performed,
0.7% of his services

15th 21st

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

56
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$44,992an average of $152 per time performed $7,400
an average of $25 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
255
times performed,
0.6% of his services

16th 32nd

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

76
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$40,035an average of $157 per time performed $14,025
an average of $55 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, paclitaxel, 30 mg

Service Code: J9265
Performed in an office
226
times performed,
0.53% of his services

17th 33rd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$51,980an average of $230 per time performed $1,356
an average of $6 per time performed
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
225
times performed,
0.53% of his services

18th 35th

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

77
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$67,725an average of $301 per time performed $23,175
an average of $103 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
181
times performed,
0.43% of his services

19th 25th

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

56
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$124,166an average of $686 per time performed $19,548
an average of $108 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
159
times performed,
0.37% of his services

20th 47th

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

87
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$9,222an average of $58 per time performed $3,021
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Nephelometry, test method using light

Service Code: 83883
Performed in an office
136
times performed,
0.32% of his services

21st 66th

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

29
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$23,936an average of $176 per time performed $2,584
an average of $19 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
125
times performed,
0.29% of his services

22nd 40th

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

41
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$375an average of $3 per time performed $125
an average of $1 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
121
times performed,
0.29% of his services

23rd 17th

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

91
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$17,908an average of $148 per time performed $5,566
an average of $46 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Gammaglobulin (immune system protein) measurement

Service Code: 82784
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
0.25% of his services

24th 41st

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$5,832an average of $54 per time performed $1,404
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
107
times performed,
0.25% of his services

25th 61st

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

73
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,782an average of $26 per time performed $963
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
0.24% of his services

26th 62nd

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

72
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,468an average of $34 per time performed $1,224
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
99
times performed,
0.23% of his services

27th 63rd

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

34
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$9,504an average of $96 per time performed $2,673
an average of $27 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ranitidine hydrochloride, 25 mg

Service Code: J2780
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
0.23% of his services

28th 50th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$784an average of $8 per time performed $98
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96417
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
0.22% of his services

29th 48th

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

30
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$31,396an average of $334 per time performed $5,264
an average of $56 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
90
times performed,
0.21% of his services

30th 71st

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

50
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$870,930an average of $9,677 per time performed $200,610
an average of $2,229 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
0.2% of his services

31st 38th

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$13,260an average of $156 per time performed $2,040
an average of $24 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein using push technique +

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein using push technique ×

Service Code: 96409
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.15% of his services

32nd 76th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
5.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$30,555an average of $485 per time performed $5,292
an average of $84 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Beta-2 microglobulin (protein) level

Service Code: 82232
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.14% of his services

33rd 105th

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$5,673an average of $93 per time performed $1,403
an average of $23 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.14% of his services

34th 57th

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$5,723an average of $97 per time performed $708
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.11% of his services

35th 96th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$4,368an average of $91 per time performed $1,248
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.1% of his services

36th 89th

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

39
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,256an average of $74 per time performed $924
an average of $21 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.09% of his services

37th 46th

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

22
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$11,552an average of $304 per time performed $2,166
an average of $57 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.09% of his services

38th 87th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$148an average of $4 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
0.08% of his services

39th 42nd

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$7,656an average of $232 per time performed $2,541
an average of $77 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
0.07% of his services

40th 92nd

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,910an average of $297 per time performed $3,120
an average of $104 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.07% of his services

41st 79th

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,604an average of $343 per time performed $3,024
an average of $108 per time performed
MEDICINE

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device +

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device ×

Service Code: 96523
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.05% of his services

42nd 80th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$2,442an average of $111 per time performed $330
an average of $15 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) +

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) ×

Service Code: J7040
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.05% of his services

43rd 90th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$380an average of $19 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.04% of his services

44th 157th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$368an average of $23 per time performed $64
an average of $4 per time performed
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
14
times performed,
0.03% of his services

45th 45th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$980an average of $70 per time performed $210
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.03% of his services

46th 74th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$672an average of $48 per time performed $154
an average of $11 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.03% of his services

47th 69th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,616an average of $432 per time performed $1,911
an average of $147 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, d... +

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.03% of his services

48th 119th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,880an average of $240 per time performed $492
an average of $41 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.03% of his services

49th 115th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,256an average of $688 per time performed $1,560
an average of $130 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Bone marrow aspiration performed with bone marrow biopsy ... +

Bone marrow aspiration performed with bone marrow biopsy through the same incision on the same date of service ×

Service Code: G0364
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.03% of his services

50th 133rd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$552an average of $46 per time performed $120
an average of $10 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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