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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $191 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,563
Rank: 377th
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,089
Rank: 391st
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.6 This Provider
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$321K
Rank: 209th
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$205 This Provider
Avg $191

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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Gautam K. Patel
Average for Cardiology Providers in Illinois

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.

Individuals

MASOOD QAZI

ALI ZAIDI

JAMES WELCH

MAITRAYEE VADALI

GLENN HENRIKSON

Organizations

ADVOCATE HEALTH AND HOS...

A2CL SERVICES, LLC

Patients saw before

Gautam K. Patel

Patients saw after

Individuals

DINKER TRIVEDI

MAITRAYEE VADALI

CHONG KIM

ALI ZAIDI

JAMES WELCH

Organizations

ADVOCATE HEALTH AND HOS...

SUPERIOR AIR-GROUND AMB...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 26 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
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
1,388
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 7th

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

398
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$262,332an average of $189 per time performed $119,368
an average of $86 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
660
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 1st

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

551
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$36,300an average of $55 per time performed $4,620
an average of $7 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
363
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 10th

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

310
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$135,036an average of $372 per time performed $61,710
an average of $170 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
280
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 3rd

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

176
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$36,960an average of $132 per time performed $16,800
an average of $60 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
231
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 5th

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

228
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,954an average of $134 per time performed $12,705
an average of $55 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
223
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 2nd

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: 1.7)
$43,708an average of $196 per time performed $19,401
an average of $87 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
205
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 8th

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

167
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$27,265an average of $133 per time performed $12,095
an average of $59 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
203
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 9th

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$5,278an average of $26 per time performed $1,218
an average of $6 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93458
Performed in a facility
59
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 26th

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

59
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$38,704an average of $656 per time performed $15,871
an average of $269 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 11th

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

47
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,536an average of $288 per time performed $6,063
an average of $129 per time performed
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 34th

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)
$336an average of $8 per time performed $126
an average of $3 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
42
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 29th

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

42
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,894an average of $307 per time performed $5,880
an average of $140 per time performed
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and... +

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93320
Performed in a facility
41
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 42nd

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)
$1,599an average of $39 per time performed $656
an average of $16 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.93% of his services

14th 30th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,674an average of $123 per time performed $1,748
an average of $46 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound exam... +

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound examination including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93312
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.83% of his services

15th 49th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,378an average of $217 per time performed $3,060
an average of $90 per time performed
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
32
times performed,
0.78% of his services

16th 6th

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: 1.3)
$1,632an average of $51 per time performed $512
an average of $16 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Emergency department visit, problem with significant thre... +

Emergency department visit, problem with significant threat to life or function ×

Service Code: 99285
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
0.66% of his services

17th 159th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,721an average of $323 per time performed $3,996
an average of $148 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Radiological supervision and interpretation x-ray of ches... +

Radiological supervision and interpretation x-ray of chest aorta ×

Service Code: 75600
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.59% of his services

18th 257th

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)
$1,224an average of $51 per time performed $504
an average of $21 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of heart artery stent via catheter

Service Code: 92980
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.59% of his services

19th 36th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$42,600an average of $1,775 per time performed $18,864
an average of $786 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.51% of his services

20th 15th

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)
$945an average of $45 per time performed $399
an average of $19 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.51% of his services

21st 12th

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)
$630an average of $30 per time performed $273
an average of $13 per time performed
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.39% of his services

22nd 109th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,984an average of $249 per time performed $1,712
an average of $107 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker in... +

Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker including upper and lower chamber electrodes ×

Service Code: 33208
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.37% of his services

23rd 107th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,395an average of $1,093 per time performed $7,245
an average of $483 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93459
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.37% of his services

24th 68th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,055an average of $737 per time performed $4,350
an average of $290 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation of heart function using tilt table

Service Code: 93660
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.34% of his services

25th 263rd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,702an average of $193 per time performed $1,120
an average of $80 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the h... +

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93351
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.32% of his services

26th 55th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,405an average of $185 per time performed $962
an average of $74 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.27% of his services

27th 38th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$594an average of $54 per time performed $242
an average of $22 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 "Cardiovascular Disease." 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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