Treatment Tracker

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, $349 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
868
Rank: 22nd
out of 64 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,723
Rank: 24th
out of 64 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$155K
Rank: 21st
out of 64 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$179 This Provider
Avg $349

Note: About 10% 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.

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.

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 within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Individuals

ANTONIO GUTIERREZ

DONALD ROBACK

HOLLY MIDDLEKAUFF

GABRIEL VOROBIOF

ERIC YANG

Organizations

REGENTS UNIV OF CALIF L...

THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV...

Patients saw before

MARTIN ALLEN-AUERBACH MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

DONALD ROBACK

HOLLY MIDDLEKAUFF

NAZANIN YAGHMAI

BENJAMIN PLOTKIN

KAMRAN SHAMSA

Organizations

REGENTS UNIV OF CALIF L...

THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 57 different services in 2014

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, regadenoson, 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
381
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 4th

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

96
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$108,215an average of $284 per time performed $15,621
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
ADMINISTRATIVE

Technetium tc-99m tetrofosmin, diagnostic, per study dose +

Technetium tc-99m tetrofosmin, diagnostic, per study dose ×

Service Code: A9502
Performed in an office
247
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 12th

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

125
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$501,410an average of $2,030 per time performed $21,232
an average of $86 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study with ct imaging skull base to mid-... +

Nuclear medicine study with ct imaging skull base to mid-thigh ×

Service Code: 78815
Performed in a facility
192
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 9th

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

178
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$125,670an average of $655 per time performed $18,528
an average of $97 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in a facility
155
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 13th

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

155
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,425an average of $35 per time performed $1,666
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
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
124
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 10th

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

124
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$278,065an average of $2,242 per time performed $52,740
an average of $425 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93017
Performed in an office
114
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 26th

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

113
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,536an average of $242 per time performed $3,013
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone and/or joint imaging, whole body

Service Code: 78306
Performed in a facility
86
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 15th

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

85
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,528an average of $134 per time performed $2,935
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
75
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 3rd

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

75
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,987an average of $373 per time performed $4,946
an average of $66 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 11th

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

55
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,195an average of $331 per time performed $3,085
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study brain with metabolic evaluation

Service Code: 78608
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,910an average of $610 per time performed $1,847
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of blood circulation in the lungs +

Nuclear medicine study of blood circulation in the lungs ×

Service Code: 78580
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
1% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,754an average of $115 per time performed $708
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
NA

Imaging of parathyroid with nuclear medicine study

Service Code: 78071
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,240an average of $180 per time performed $890
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone and/or joint imaging, 3 phase study

Service Code: 78315
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.87% of his services

13th 34th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,325an average of $155 per time performed $635
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of lung ventilation

Service Code: 78579
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.75% of his services

14th 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
$1,073an average of $83 per time performed $263
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of lymphatic tissue and lymph node

Service Code: 78195
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.75% of his services

15th 47th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,553an average of $196 per time performed $546
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of kidney with assessment of blood... +

Nuclear medicine study of kidney with assessment of blood flow and function ×

Service Code: 78709
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.7% of his services

16th 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
$2,592an average of $216 per time performed $635
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study with measurement of blood circulat... +

Nuclear medicine study with measurement of blood circulation in the lungs ×

Service Code: 78597
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.64% of his services

17th 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
$1,320an average of $120 per time performed $328
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, d... +

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.64% of his services

18th 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
$2,585an average of $235 per time performed $552
an average of $50 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 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.

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