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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, $515 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 11 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
354
Rank: 31st
out of 109 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,407
Rank: 23rd
out of 109 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
12.4 This Provider
Avg 11.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$220K
Rank: 21st
out of 109 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$622 This Provider
Avg $515

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 75 different services in 2015
(40 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
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
1,059
times performed,
24% of his services

1st 1st

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

282
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$90,586.86an average of $85.54 per time performed $65,234.40
an average of $61.60 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of dr... +

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of drug classes, by clia waived test or moderate complexity test, per patient encounter ×

Service Code: G0434
Performed in an office
1,008
times performed,
23% of his services

2nd 12th

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

262
patients got this service, 74% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$19,877.76an average of $19.72 per time performed $19,323.36
an average of $19.17 per time performed
medical

Opiate(s), drug and metabolites, each procedure

Service Code: G6056
Performed in an office
260
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

76
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$26,000.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $4,451.20
an average of $17.12 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity o... +

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles of arm or leg complete study ×

Service Code: 95886
Performed in an office
244
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 26th

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

117
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$27,764.76an average of $113.79 per time performed $20,449.64
an average of $83.81 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Chemical analysis using chromatography technique

Service Code: 82542
Performed in an office
144
times performed,
3% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

58
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,550.72an average of $59.38 per time performed $3,444.48
an average of $23.92 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 24th

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

65
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$11,350.56an average of $111.28 per time performed $5,446.80
an average of $53.40 per time performed
drug
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
98
times performed,
2% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

39
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$298.90an average of $3.05 per time performed $11.76
an average of $0.12 per time performed
medical

Alcohol (ethanol); any specimen except breath

Service Code: G6040
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
2% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

75
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,000.16an average of $56.82 per time performed $1,134.32
an average of $12.89 per time performed
medical

Alkaloids, urine, quantitative

Service Code: G6041
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
2% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

69
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,000.37an average of $98.77 per time performed $3,202.74
an average of $39.54 per time performed
medical

Dihydromorphinone

Service Code: G6046
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

68
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,650.21an average of $57.41 per time performed $2,742.66
an average of $33.86 per time performed
medical

Dihydrocodeinone

Service Code: G6045
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

68
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,549.61an average of $57.59 per time performed $2,148.01
an average of $27.19 per time performed
medical

Methadone

Service Code: G6053
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

67
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,900.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $1,326.41
an average of $16.79 per time performed
medical

Nerve transmission studies, 7-8 studies

Service Code: 95910
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 81st

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

74
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,277.04an average of $219.96 per time performed $12,235.90
an average of $165.35 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 23rd

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

49
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$262.80an average of $3.60 per time performed $197.83
an average of $2.71 per time performed
medical

Benzodiazepines

Service Code: G6031
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

60
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,800.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $1,653.08
an average of $24.31 per time performed
medical

Amphetamine or methamphetamine

Service Code: G6042
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
1% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

45
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,600.00an average of $60.00 per time performed $1,222.80
an average of $20.38 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 3 or more muscles

Service Code: 20553
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 38th

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

45
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$4,611.88an average of $88.69 per time performed $2,782.52
an average of $53.51 per time performed
medical

Nerve transmission studies, 9-10 studies

Service Code: 95911
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 60th

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

47
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,572.50an average of $267.50 per time performed $9,631.24
an average of $204.92 per time performed
medical

Cocaine or metabolite

Service Code: G6044
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
1% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

43
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,700.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $929.66
an average of $19.78 per time performed
medical

Gabapentin level

Service Code: 80171
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
1% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

42
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,650.06an average of $57.61 per time performed $813.28
an average of $17.68 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 20th

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$784.76an average of $17.06 per time performed $230.92
an average of $5.02 per time performed
medical

Meprobamate

Service Code: G6052
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.88% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,299.83an average of $58.97 per time performed $916.50
an average of $23.50 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64483
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.86% of his services

23rd 16th

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

24
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$11,708.18an average of $308.11 per time performed $8,085.26
an average of $212.77 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Destruction of lower or sacral spinal facet joint nerves ... +

Destruction of lower or sacral spinal facet joint nerves with imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64636
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.86% of his services

24th 44th

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

16
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$8,126.68an average of $213.86 per time performed $6,157.90
an average of $162.05 per time performed
medical
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
36
times performed,
0.82% of his services

25th 9th

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

36
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,168.68an average of $199.13 per time performed $4,764.60
an average of $132.35 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64484
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.7% of his services

26th 22nd

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,642.25an average of $149.75 per time performed $2,534.25
an average of $81.75 per time performed
medical

Aspiration and/or injection of major joint or joint capsu... +

Aspiration and/or injection of major joint or joint capsule with recording and reporting using ultrasound guidance ×

Service Code: 20611
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.61% of his services

27th 15th

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$4,675.05an average of $173.15 per time performed $2,346.84
an average of $86.92 per time performed
medical
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
27
times performed,
0.61% of his services

28th 3rd

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$9,658.17an average of $357.71 per time performed $922.05
an average of $34.15 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64493
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.59% of his services

29th 29th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$8,009.82an average of $308.07 per time performed $4,114.24
an average of $158.24 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64494
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.59% of his services

30th 30th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,681.90an average of $103.15 per time performed $2,033.20
an average of $78.20 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 20 mg

Service Code: J1020
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.57% of his services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

22
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$34.00an average of $1.36 per time performed $26.75
an average of $1.07 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64495
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.57% of his services

32nd 41st

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,588.75an average of $103.55 per time performed $1,960.25
an average of $78.41 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Destruction of lower or sacral spinal facet joint nerves ... +

Destruction of lower or sacral spinal facet joint nerves using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64635
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.5% of his services

33rd 61st

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$11,242.00an average of $511.00 per time performed $8,361.54
an average of $380.07 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.29% of his services

34th 34th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$849.81an average of $65.37 per time performed $615.03
an average of $47.31 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, sciatic nerve

Service Code: 64445
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.27% of his services

35th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,328.48an average of $194.04 per time performed $1,292.40
an average of $107.70 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

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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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