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DAVID BUERGER MD

3471 5TH AVE SUITE 1115, PITTSBURGH, PA, 15213 | (412) 681-4220

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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This Provider: At A Glance

Number of
Patients
252
Services
Performed
4,309
Avg Services
Per Patient
17.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$132K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$524

Note: About 12% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 48 different services in 2015
(36 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

All Services

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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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
3,700
times performed,
86% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,974.00an average of $7.02 per time performed $16,391.00
an average of $4.43 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
145
times performed,
3% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

145
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$26,825.00an average of $185.00 per time performed $10,063.00
an average of $69.40 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

75
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,025.00an average of $67.00 per time performed $990.00
an average of $13.20 per time performed
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
68
times performed,
2% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

60
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,936.00an average of $102.00 per time performed $3,434.68
an average of $50.51 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in a facility
47
times performed,
1% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

47
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$242,000.18an average of $5,148.94 per time performed $30,542.48
an average of $649.84 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on one side of face ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.91% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,449.81an average of $421.79 per time performed $5,189.73
an average of $133.07 per time performed
medical
EYE

Probing of nasal-tear duct

Service Code: 68840
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.65% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,975.08an average of $499.11 per time performed $3,138.24
an average of $112.08 per time performed
medical
EYE

Enlargement of eyelid margin

Service Code: 67950
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.56% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$61,845.12an average of $2,576.88 per time performed $7,981.44
an average of $332.56 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.46% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$111,150.00an average of $5,557.50 per time performed $12,258.60
an average of $612.93 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92081
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.3% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,625.00an average of $125.00 per time performed $231.01
an average of $17.77 per time performed
medical
EYE

Suture repair of turning-inward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67921
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.28% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$22,425.00an average of $1,868.75 per time performed $1,593.36
an average of $132.78 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
11
times performed,
0.26% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$24,145.00an average of $2,195.00 per time performed $3,815.68
an average of $346.88 per time performed

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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