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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $236 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
476
Rank: 588th
out of 1,851 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,942
Rank: 106th
out of 1,851 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
16.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$152K
Rank: 335th
out of 1,851 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$319 This Provider
Avg $236

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 her 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.

Patients saw before

SARALA KRISHNAGIRI M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 83 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
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
1,440
times performed,
18% of her services

1st 2nd

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

455
patients got this service, 96% of her patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$122,443an average of $85 per time performed $67,147
an average of $47 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
1,024
times performed,
13% of her services

2nd 4th

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

382
patients got this service, 80% of her patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$12,288an average of $12 per time performed $2,990
an average of $3 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: 85025
Performed in an office
926
times performed,
12% of her services

3rd 7th

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

366
patients got this service, 77% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$20,372an average of $22 per time performed $9,566
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
914
times performed,
12% of her services

4th 8th

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

366
patients got this service, 77% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$45,700an average of $50 per time performed $11,562
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
802
times performed,
10% of her services

5th 6th

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

333
patients got this service, 70% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$40,100an average of $50 per time performed $10,081
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
406
times performed,
5% of her services

6th 16th

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

174
patients got this service, 37% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$12,180an average of $30 per time performed $5,258
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
194
times performed,
2% of her services

7th 10th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
10.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.6)
$2,716an average of $14 per time performed $1,020
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
164
times performed,
2% of her services

8th 31st

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

117
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,380an average of $45 per time performed $1,953
an average of $12 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
145
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 1st

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

129
patients got this service, 27% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$17,080an average of $118 per time performed $10,246
an average of $71 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
144
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 19th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
10.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$4,320an average of $30 per time performed $1,872
an average of $13 per time performed
drug
NA

Vaccine for influenza administered into muscle to individ... +

Vaccine for influenza administered into muscle to individuals 3 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90686
Performed in an office
135
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 60th

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

135
patients got this service, 28% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,375an average of $25 per time performed $2,398
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
129
times performed,
2% of her services

12th 9th

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

129
patients got this service, 27% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,870an average of $30 per time performed $3,113
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
1% of her services

13th 57th

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

96
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,656an average of $56 per time performed $2,169
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
99
times performed,
1% of her services

14th 29th

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

81
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$990an average of $10 per time performed $294
an average of $3 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
93
times performed,
1% of her services

15th 43rd

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

68
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,860an average of $20 per time performed $389
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
1% of her services

16th 14th

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

79
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,040an average of $60 per time performed $846
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
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
81
times performed,
1% of her services

17th 26th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$2,430an average of $30 per time performed $1,395
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.79% of her services

18th 17th

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

47
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,150an average of $50 per time performed $1,394
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.53% of her services

19th 21st

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

38
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,890an average of $45 per time performed $459
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.45% of her services

20th 76th

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

36
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,660an average of $185 per time performed $1,709
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.28% of her services

21st 78th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$396an average of $18 per time performed $106
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.26% of her services

22nd 77th

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$525an average of $25 per time performed $181
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.26% of her services

23rd 37th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$630an average of $30 per time performed $507
an average of $24 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.25% of her services

24th 97th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$190an average of $10 per time performed $11
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.24% of her services

25th 51st

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,495an average of $79 per time performed $1,357
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
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
17
times performed,
0.21% of her services

26th 53rd

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,128an average of $184 per time performed $1,939
an average of $114 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.2% of her services

27th 104th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$240an average of $15 per time performed $4
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
NA

Transitional care management services, moderately complex... +

Transitional care management services, moderately complexity, requiring face-to-face visits within 14 days of discharge ×

Service Code: 99495
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.19% of her services

28th 112th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,775an average of $185 per time performed $1,852
an average of $123 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.15% of her services

29th 247th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$780an average of $65 per time performed $289
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.15% of her services

30th 67th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$720an average of $60 per time performed $295
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.14% of her services

31st 86th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$330an average of $30 per time performed $212
an average of $19 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.

Sarala C Krishnagiri
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Virginia

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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