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Faustino F Degro

8104 calle concordia, Ponce, P.R., 00717 | (787) 844-6410

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $134 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 12 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
258
Rank: 49th
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,193
Rank: 38th
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
20.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 12.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$59.6K
Rank: 38th
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$231 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $134

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

JORGE TORRES

GERMAN CHAVES

JORGE GUTIERREZ

PEDRO FARINACCI MORALES

GAMALIER BERMUDEZ-RUIZ

Organizations

SAINT LUKES MEMORIAL HO...

HOSPITAL DAMAS INC

Patients saw before

Faustino F Degro

Patients saw after

Individuals

GERMAN CHAVES

JORGE TORRES

JORGE GUTIERREZ

PEDRO FARINACCI MORALES

GILBERTO RUIZ DEYA

Organizations

SAINT LUKES MEMORIAL HO...

HOSPITAL DAMAS INC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 42 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
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
964
times performed,
19% of its services

1st 1st

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

251
patients got this service, 97% of its patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$2,892an average of $3 per time performed $2,892
an average of $3 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
538
times performed,
10% of its services

2nd 2nd

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

209
patients got this service, 81% of its patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$5,918an average of $11 per time performed $5,918
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
475
times performed,
9% of its services

3rd 3rd

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

205
patients got this service, 79% of its patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$7,125an average of $15 per time performed $5,700
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
464
times performed,
9% of its services

4th 4th

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

205
patients got this service, 79% of its patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$8,816an average of $19 per time performed $6,496
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
455
times performed,
9% of its services

5th 8th

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

202
patients got this service, 78% of its patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,820an average of $4 per time performed $1,820
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
312
times performed,
6% of its services

6th 5th

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

170
patients got this service, 66% of its patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$7,176an average of $23 per time performed $7,176
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
155
times performed,
3% of its services

7th 7th

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

91
patients got this service, 35% of its patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,015an average of $13 per time performed $2,015
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Dihydroxyvitamin d, 1, 25 level

Service Code: 82652
Performed in an office
132
times performed,
3% of its services

8th 73rd

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

84
patients got this service, 33% of its patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,996an average of $53 per time performed $6,996
an average of $53 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
2% of its services

9th 13th

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

80
patients got this service, 31% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,464an average of $12 per time performed $1,220
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal,... +

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral) ×

Service Code: 87184
Performed in an office
118
times performed,
2% of its services

10th 50th

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

68
patients got this service, 26% of its patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$944an average of $8 per time performed $944
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
116
times performed,
2% of its services

11th 10th

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

68
patients got this service, 26% of its patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,276an average of $11 per time performed $1,276
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
2% of its services

12th 21st

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

67
patients got this service, 26% of its patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,265an average of $11 per time performed $1,265
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
2% of its services

13th 11th

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

37
patients got this service, 14% of its patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$485an average of $5 per time performed $485
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
2% of its services

14th 14th

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

69
patients got this service, 27% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,325an average of $25 per time performed $2,325
an average of $25 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
2% of its services

15th 20th

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

61
patients got this service, 24% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,092an average of $12 per time performed $1,092
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
1% of its services

16th 23rd

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

50
patients got this service, 19% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$584an average of $8 per time performed $584
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
1% of its services

17th 16th

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

42
patients got this service, 16% of its patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$355an average of $5 per time performed $355
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
1% of its services

18th 22nd

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

50
patients got this service, 19% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,365an average of $21 per time performed $1,365
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84436
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
1% of its services

19th 15th

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

48
patients got this service, 19% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$620an average of $10 per time performed $620
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation assessment blood test

Service Code: 85730
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
1% of its services

20th 18th

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

33
patients got this service, 13% of its patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$488an average of $8 per time performed $488
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
1% of its services

21st 19th

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

53
patients got this service, 21% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,342an average of $22 per time performed $1,342
an average of $22 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bilirubin level

Service Code: 82248
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.94% of its services

22nd 56th

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

31
patients got this service, 12% of its patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$343an average of $7 per time performed $245
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.87% of its services

23rd 25th

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

31
patients got this service, 12% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$225an average of $5 per time performed $180
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone evaluation

Service Code: 84479
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.73% of its services

24th 17th

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

33
patients got this service, 13% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$342an average of $9 per time performed $342
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.73% of its services

25th 12th

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

34
patients got this service, 13% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,558an average of $41 per time performed $1,558
an average of $41 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cryofibrinogen (protein) level

Service Code: 82585
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.73% of its services

26th Alert

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

34
patients got this service, 13% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$456an average of $12 per time performed $456
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgot), level

Service Code: 84450
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.67% of its services

27th 32nd

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

24
patients got this service, 9% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$245an average of $7 per time performed $140
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgpt), level

Service Code: 84460
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.65% of its services

28th 30th

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

23
patients got this service, 9% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$238an average of $7 per time performed $136
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.64% of its services

29th 29th

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

19
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$198an average of $6 per time performed $132
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine clearance measurement to test for kidney function +

Creatinine clearance measurement to test for kidney function ×

Service Code: 82575
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.58% of its services

30th 27th

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

27
patients got this service, 10% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$390an average of $13 per time performed $390
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86141
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.52% of its services

31st 65th

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

22
patients got this service, 9% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$486an average of $18 per time performed $486
an average of $18 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Phosphate level

Service Code: 84100
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.5% of its services

32nd 46th

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$182an average of $7 per time performed $78
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.39% of its services

33rd 38th

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

14
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$140an average of $7 per time performed $140
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Folic acid level

Service Code: 82746
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.35% of its services

34th 31st

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

17
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$360an average of $20 per time performed $360
an average of $20 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.35% of its services

35th 49th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$162an average of $9 per time performed $162
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.35% of its services

36th 39th

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

14
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$198an average of $11 per time performed $162
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Parathormone (parathyroid hormone) level

Service Code: 83970
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.33% of its services

37th 47th

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$969an average of $57 per time performed $969
an average of $57 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86140
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.29% of its services

38th 35th

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$105an average of $7 per time performed $105
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Triglycerides level

Service Code: 84478
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.27% of its services

39th 52nd

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$112an average of $8 per time performed $56
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microsomal antibodies (autoantibody) measurement

Service Code: 86376
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.27% of its services

40th 68th

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$280an average of $20 per time performed $280
an average of $20 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Screening test for autoimmune disorder

Service Code: 86038
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.25% of its services

41st 40th

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$221an average of $17 per time performed $221
an average of $17 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroglobulin (thyroid protein) antibody measurement

Service Code: 86800
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.25% of its services

42nd 90th

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$286an average of $22 per time performed $286
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 "Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory." 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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