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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $184 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,709
Rank: 157th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
27,934
Rank: 2nd
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
16.3 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.18M
Rank: 5th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$690 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $184

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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Mahmoud K. Atieh
Average for Cardiology Providers in North Carolina

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

JOHN WITTENBORN

TRAVIS HENDERSON

SONAL ARORA

MICHAEL GILLESPIE

LUKAS JANTAC

Organizations

AMISUB OF NORTH CAROLIN...

FIRSTHEALTH OF THE CARO...

Patients saw before

Mahmoud K. Atieh

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOHN WITTENBORN

SONAL ARORA

TRAVIS HENDERSON

LUKAS JANTAC

MICHAEL GILLESPIE

Organizations

AMISUB OF NORTH CAROLIN...

FIRSTHEALTH OF THE CARO...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 67 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
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9967
Performed in an office
5,420
times performed,
19% of his services

1st 7th

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

62
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,420an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
2,341
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd 14th

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

925
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$46,820an average of $20 per time performed $7,023
an average of $3 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
1,909
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 5th

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

1,026
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$217,626an average of $114 per time performed $99,268
an average of $52 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
1,838
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 33rd

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

869
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$108,442an average of $59 per time performed $18,380
an average of $10 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
1,633
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 1st

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

902
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$282,509an average of $173 per time performed $109,411
an average of $67 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson (lexiscan), 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
1,572
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 9th

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

386
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$205,932an average of $131 per time performed $66,024
an average of $42 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
1,297
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 46th

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

791
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$51,880an average of $40 per time performed $14,267
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,119
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 6th

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

357
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$36,927an average of $33 per time performed $6,714
an average of $6 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

Technetium tc-99m sestamibi, diagnostic, per study dose

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
1,041
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 12th

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

524
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$53,091an average of $51 per time performed $38,517
an average of $37 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
932
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 57th

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

587
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$53,124an average of $57 per time performed $7,456
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
905
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 37th

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

581
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$85,975an average of $95 per time performed $11,765
an average of $13 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
884
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 10th

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

818
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$991,848an average of $1,122 per time performed $137,904
an average of $156 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
728
times performed,
3% of his services

13th 11th

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

123
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
5.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$33,488an average of $46 per time performed $10,192
an average of $14 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
676
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 3rd

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

490
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$59,488an average of $88 per time performed $8,788
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
593
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 71st

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

342
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$90,136an average of $152 per time performed $28,464
an average of $48 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 supervision, interpretation, and report ×

Service Code: 93015
Performed in an office
574
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 18th

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

534
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$280,686an average of $489 per time performed $37,884
an average of $66 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on ... +

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in an office
561
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 28th

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

550
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$356,235an average of $635 per time performed $63,954
an average of $114 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in an office
532
times performed,
2% of his services

18th 15th

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

521
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,265,628an average of $2,379 per time performed $196,308
an average of $369 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
482
times performed,
2% of his services

19th 74th

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

371
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$43,380an average of $90 per time performed $11,086
an average of $23 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
267
times performed,
0.96% of his services

20th 25th

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

247
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$62,478an average of $234 per time performed $26,700
an average of $100 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93224
Performed in an office
252
times performed,
0.9% of his services

21st 44th

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

214
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$141,120an average of $560 per time performed $18,144
an average of $72 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
247
times performed,
0.88% of his services

22nd 4th

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

238
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$128,440an average of $520 per time performed $12,103
an average of $49 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation assessment blood test

Service Code: 85730
Performed in an office
235
times performed,
0.84% of his services

23rd 121st

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

226
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,930an average of $38 per time performed $1,880
an average of $8 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
226
times performed,
0.81% of his services

24th 26th

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

220
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$691,560an average of $3,060 per time performed $49,268
an average of $218 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
125
times performed,
0.45% of his services

25th 139th

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

66
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$18,750an average of $150 per time performed $5,250
an average of $42 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
110
times performed,
0.39% of his services

26th 23rd

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

110
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,370an average of $267 per time performed $12,760
an average of $116 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
96
times performed,
0.34% of his services

27th 17th

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

85
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$32,448an average of $338 per time performed $14,016
an average of $146 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of heart artery stent via catheter

Service Code: 92980
Performed in a facility
93
times performed,
0.33% of his services

28th 39th

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

82
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$444,819an average of $4,783 per time performed $57,195
an average of $615 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scan of veins of both arms or legs including a... +

Ultrasound scan of veins of both arms or legs including assessment of compression and functional maneuvers ×

Service Code: 93970
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
0.32% of his services

29th 117th

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

86
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$61,160an average of $695 per time performed $11,880
an average of $135 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in right and left heart for imaging... +

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

Service Code: 93460
Performed in a facility
85
times performed,
0.3% of his services

30th 96th

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

85
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$289,850an average of $3,410 per time performed $24,055
an average of $283 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
67
times performed,
0.24% of his services

31st 24th

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$11,993an average of $179 per time performed $2,613
an average of $39 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of both arms and legs

Service Code: 93922
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.2% of his services

32nd 64th

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

55
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,125an average of $275 per time performed $4,180
an average of $76 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, first 30-74 minutes ×

Service Code: 99291
Performed in a facility
55
times performed,
0.2% of his services

33rd 80th

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

39
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$27,060an average of $492 per time performed $9,130
an average of $166 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
52
times performed,
0.19% of his services

34th 22nd

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

51
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,520an average of $260 per time performed $5,356
an average of $103 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 a facility
48
times performed,
0.17% of his services

35th 70th

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

43
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,232an average of $234 per time performed $3,792
an average of $79 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.16% of his services

36th 125th

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

41
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,540an average of $35 per time performed $396
an average of $9 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound behind abdominal cavity, limited

Service Code: 76775
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.15% of his services

37th 109th

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

43
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,760an average of $320 per time performed $3,612
an average of $84 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.15% of his services

38th 126th

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

38
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,505an average of $35 per time performed $301
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.13% of his services

39th 169th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,844an average of $79 per time performed $468
an average of $13 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of blood vessels in chest with contrast

Service Code: 71275
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.13% of his services

40th 202nd

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$31,675an average of $905 per time performed $8,645
an average of $247 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scan of veins of one arm or leg or limited inc... +

Ultrasound scan of veins of one arm or leg or limited including assessment of compression and functional maneuvers ×

Service Code: 93971
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.12% of his services

41st 147th

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)
$19,800an average of $600 per time performed $2,805
an average of $85 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 a facility
31
times performed,
0.11% of his services

42nd 21st

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,363an average of $173 per time performed $1,767
an average of $57 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
30
times performed,
0.11% of his services

43rd 73rd

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$111,900an average of $3,730 per time performed $6,840
an average of $228 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related tracing of 24-hour ekg monit... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related tracing of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93270
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.1% of his services

44th 101st

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)
$3,915an average of $145 per time performed $243
an average of $9 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ek... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93272
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.1% of his services

45th 88th

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)
$5,346an average of $198 per time performed $513
an average of $19 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.09% of his services

46th 67th

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)
$2,366an average of $91 per time performed $338
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.09% of his services

47th 237th

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

23
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,400an average of $96 per time performed $525
an average of $21 per time performed
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.09% of his services

48th 78th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,536an average of $564 per time performed $2,280
an average of $95 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.09% of his services

49th 168th

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: 1.2)
$840an average of $35 per time performed $96
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone, t3 measurement

Service Code: 84480
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.08% of his services

50th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,001an average of $87 per time performed $460
an average of $20 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
23
times performed,
0.08% of his services

51st 8th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.99% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$3,335an average of $145 per time performed $1,219
an average of $53 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Digoxin level

Service Code: 80162
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.08% of his services

52nd 202nd

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,748an average of $76 per time performed $437
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84436
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.07% of his services

53rd Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$900an average of $45 per time performed $160
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone evaluation

Service Code: 84479
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.07% of his services

54th Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$900an average of $45 per time performed $160
an average of $8 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
19
times performed,
0.07% of his services

55th 77th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,680an average of $720 per time performed $1,235
an average of $65 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound evaluation of heart blood vessel during diagno... +

Ultrasound evaluation of heart blood vessel during diagnosis or treatment ×

Service Code: 93571
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.07% of his services

56th 153rd

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,075an average of $425 per time performed $1,349
an average of $71 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
18
times performed,
0.06% of his services

57th 41st

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,048an average of $336 per time performed $2,538
an average of $141 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of heart artery stent

Service Code: 92981
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.06% of his services

58th 178th

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

16
patients got this service, 0.94% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$37,800an average of $2,100 per time performed $2,916
an average of $162 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of neck blood vessels with contrast

Service Code: 70498
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.06% of his services

59th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 0.99% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,385an average of $905 per time performed $4,267
an average of $251 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.06% of his services

60th 66th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.88% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,232an average of $77 per time performed $176
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.06% of his services

61st 124th

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

16
patients got this service, 0.94% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,040an average of $65 per time performed $224
an average of $14 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, computer analysis, and interpretati... +

Heart rhythm tracing, computer analysis, and interpretation of patient-triggered events greater than 24-hour ekg up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93228
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.05% of his services

62nd 116th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.88% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,425an average of $95 per time performed $270
an average of $18 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, aminophyllin, up to 250 mg

Service Code: J0280
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.05% of his services

63rd 87th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.88% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$180an average of $12 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
14
times performed,
0.05% of his services

64th 31st

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

14
patients got this service, 0.82% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,330an average of $95 per time performed $42
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound evaluation of heart blood vessel or graft

Service Code: 92978
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.05% of his services

65th 133rd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,360an average of $720 per time performed $871
an average of $67 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
13
times performed,
0.05% of his services

66th 48th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.76% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,992an average of $384 per time performed $962
an average of $74 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
12
times performed,
0.04% of his services

67th 35th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,980an average of $165 per time performed $168
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.04% of his services

68th 148th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.64% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$516an average of $43 per time performed $168
an average of $14 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.04% of his services

69th 113th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.64% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$330an average of $30 per time performed $253
an average of $23 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.04% of his services

70th 175th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.64% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$264an average of $24 per time performed $143
an average of $13 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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