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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $297 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,042
Rank: 27th
out of 554 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,273
Rank: 26th
out of 554 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7 This Provider
Avg 5.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$411K
Rank: 14th
out of 554 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$394 This Provider
Avg $297

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 125 different services in 2015
(88 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
1,390
times performed,
19% of his services

1st 1st

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

606
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$166,800.00an average of $120.00 per time performed $72,446.80
an average of $52.12 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
1,312
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 23rd

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

174
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$17,016.64an average of $12.97 per time performed $1,810.56
an average of $1.38 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, 2 views

Service Code: 73620
Performed in an office
667
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 17th

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

392
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$36,685.00an average of $55.00 per time performed $11,945.97
an average of $17.91 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 6 or more finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11721
Performed in an office
578
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 2nd

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

205
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$40,460.00an average of $70.00 per time performed $18,652.06
an average of $32.27 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
500
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 30th

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

500
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$67,500.00an average of $135.00 per time performed $24,625.00
an average of $49.25 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
355
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 39th

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

184
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,550.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $1,601.05
an average of $4.51 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
335
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 26th

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

177
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,221.00an average of $12.60 per time performed $36.85
an average of $0.11 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of heel, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73650
Performed in an office
225
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 111th

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

182
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,375.00an average of $55.00 per time performed $4,466.25
an average of $19.85 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
149
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 22nd

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

109
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$14,900.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $5,907.85
an average of $39.65 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or ... +

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or branch ×

Service Code: 64450
Performed in an office
134
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 35th

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

61
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$22,780.00an average of $170.00 per time performed $6,678.56
an average of $49.84 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Correction of toe joint deformity

Service Code: 28285
Performed in a facility
114
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 106th

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$83,790.00an average of $735.00 per time performed $18,496.50
an average of $162.25 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision to straighten toe bone

Service Code: 28308
Performed in a facility
111
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 135th

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

52
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$112,665.00an average of $1,015.00 per time performed $16,949.70
an average of $152.70 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision of joint capsule of foot and toe

Service Code: 28270
Performed in a facility
107
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

46
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$78,749.86an average of $735.98 per time performed $15,075.23
an average of $140.89 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of deep bone implant

Service Code: 20680
Performed in a facility
99
times performed,
1% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$95,040.00an average of $960.00 per time performed $17,457.66
an average of $176.34 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of foot bone spur

Service Code: 28288
Performed in a facility
96
times performed,
1% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$90,240.00an average of $940.00 per time performed $17,434.56
an average of $181.61 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, 2 views

Service Code: 73600
Performed in an office
90
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 87th

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

64
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,950.00an average of $55.00 per time performed $1,837.80
an average of $20.42 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.85% of his services

17th 7th

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,960.00an average of $80.00 per time performed $1,337.34
an average of $21.57 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.84% of his services

18th 61st

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

47
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$10,980.00an average of $180.00 per time performed $5,249.05
an average of $86.05 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.74% of his services

19th 48th

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,400.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $1,529.28
an average of $28.32 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of nail

Service Code: 11750
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.65% of his services

20th 36th

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$15,980.00an average of $340.00 per time performed $7,724.92
an average of $164.36 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.62% of his services

21st 9th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$7,425.00an average of $165.00 per time performed $4,014.45
an average of $89.21 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Partial removal of foot or heel bone

Service Code: 28122
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
0.58% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$43,260.00an average of $1,030.00 per time performed $10,004.82
an average of $238.21 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Correction of bunion

Service Code: 28298
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
0.44% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$43,840.00an average of $1,370.00 per time performed $7,355.20
an average of $229.85 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of great toe

Service Code: 28750
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.38% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$38,424.96an average of $1,372.32 per time performed $11,089.96
an average of $396.07 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Correction of bunion

Service Code: 28296
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.33% of his services

25th 154th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$32,880.00an average of $1,370.00 per time performed $8,533.44
an average of $355.56 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Reconstruction of soft tissue angular deformity of toe

Service Code: 28313
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.33% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,160.00an average of $840.00 per time performed $3,490.56
an average of $145.44 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Separation of nail plate from nail bed

Service Code: 11730
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.32% of his services

27th 18th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,830.00an average of $210.00 per time performed $1,468.55
an average of $63.85 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of dislocating lower leg tendons

Service Code: 27675
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.29% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,800.00an average of $800.00 per time performed $4,280.22
an average of $203.82 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, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 14040
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.29% of his services

29th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,011.00an average of $1,191.00 per time performed $9,925.65
an average of $472.65 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.27% of his services

30th 52nd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,500.00an average of $175.00 per time performed $1,730.00
an average of $86.50 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
19
times performed,
0.26% of his services

31st 5th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$2,264.99an average of $119.21 per time performed $583.87
an average of $30.73 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision to release foot muscle tendon

Service Code: 28240
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.22% of his services

32nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,120.00an average of $695.00 per time performed $1,887.04
an average of $117.94 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of foot tendon

Service Code: 28208
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.21% of his services

33rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,800.00an average of $720.00 per time performed $1,902.60
an average of $126.84 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of small bone underlying long bone of foot at toe... +

Removal of small bone underlying long bone of foot at toe joint ×

Service Code: 28315
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.18% of his services

34th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,075.00an average of $775.00 per time performed $1,722.11
an average of $132.47 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.16% of his services

35th 149th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,956.00an average of $163.00 per time performed $657.84
an average of $54.82 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of disrupted collateral ligament of ankle

Service Code: 27698
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.15% of his services

36th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,900.00an average of $900.00 per time performed $3,079.56
an average of $279.96 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of bunion at fifth toe joint

Service Code: 28110
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.15% of his services

37th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,865.00an average of $715.00 per time performed $1,413.83
an average of $128.53 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.

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Average for Podiatrist, Foot & Ankle Surgery Providers in California

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 2015 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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