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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $283 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,714
Rank: 20th
out of 264 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,463
Rank: 78th
out of 264 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.2 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$349K
Rank: 57th
out of 264 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$204 This Provider
Avg $283

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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Myles S. Jerdan
Average for Dermatology Providers in Georgia

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

PAIGE CAMP

PIYUSH RAMAN

JARED FRIEDMAN

GEORGE DOBO

CLEM DOXEY

Organizations

KENNESTONE HOSPITAL, INC.

NORTH GEORGIA DERMATOPA...

Patients saw before

Myles S. Jerdan

Patients saw after

Individuals

ROBERT HARPER

JARED FRIEDMAN

MARK KNAUTZ

GEORGE DOBO

PIYUSH RAMAN

Organizations

KENNESTONE HOSPITAL, INC.

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 29 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, inter... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, intermediate complexity ×

Service Code: 88305
Performed in an office
2,023
times performed,
37% of his services

1st 5th

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

1,244
patients got this service, 73% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$542,164an average of $268 per time performed $171,955
an average of $85 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
969
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 1st

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

159
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$17,442an average of $18 per time performed $5,814
an average of $6 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
458
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

302
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$70,990an average of $155 per time performed $25,190
an average of $55 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
309
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 4th

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

264
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$71,997an average of $233 per time performed $21,321
an average of $69 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
250
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 3rd

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

197
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$44,250an average of $177 per time performed $10,750
an average of $43 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
249
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 8th

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

143
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,924an average of $76 per time performed $6,474
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue or cell analysis by immunologic technique

Service Code: 88342
Performed in an office
196
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 16th

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

79
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$52,332an average of $267 per time performed $16,660
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 an office
133
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 9th

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

124
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$30,989an average of $233 per time performed $10,906
an average of $82 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 40th

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

59
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$44,426an average of $458 per time performed $12,028
an average of $124 per time performed
DRUGS

Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (levulan kerastick) for... +

Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (levulan kerastick) for topical administration, 20%, single unit dosage form (354 mg) ×

Service Code: J7308
Performed in an office
92
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 18th

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

39
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$30,452an average of $331 per time performed $11,224
an average of $122 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moder... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moderately low complexity ×

Service Code: 88304
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 53rd

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

65
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,246an average of $157 per time performed $3,900
an average of $50 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms inc... +

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88312
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 29th

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: 1.1)
$16,048an average of $236 per time performed $5,168
an average of $76 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17272
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 44th

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: 1.1)
$27,939an average of $417 per time performed $7,638
an average of $114 per time performed
MEDICINE

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant a... +

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant and/or malignant skin growths, each session ×

Service Code: 96567
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.93% of his services

14th 24th

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

39
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$15,096an average of $296 per time performed $5,508
an average of $108 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.88% of his services

15th 10th

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

48
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,680an average of $160 per time performed $2,640
an average of $55 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.86% of his services

16th 12th

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)
$18,612an average of $396 per time performed $6,439
an average of $137 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.86% of his services

17th 7th

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,562an average of $246 per time performed $3,854
an average of $82 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17262
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.84% of his services

18th 23rd

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

37
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,802an average of $387 per time performed $4,784
an average of $104 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stained specimen slides to examine tissue includi... +

Special stained specimen slides to examine tissue including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88313
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.73% of his services

19th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,640an average of $166 per time performed $1,840
an average of $46 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.53% of his services

20th 15th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.99% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$435an average of $15 per time performed $29
an average of $1 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.44% of his services

21st 6th

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,256an average of $94 per time performed $744
an average of $31 per time performed
MEDICINE

Application of ultraviolet light to skin

Service Code: 96900
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.42% of his services

22nd 52nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.64% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 7.5)
$1,150an average of $50 per time performed $391
an average of $17 per time performed
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
22
times performed,
0.4% of his services

23rd 13th

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,104an average of $232 per time performed $1,870
an average of $85 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue fungi or parasites

Service Code: 87220
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.35% of his services

24th 55th

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)
$304an average of $16 per time performed $114
an average of $6 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17283
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.33% of his services

25th 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)
$9,954an average of $553 per time performed $3,006
an average of $167 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17281
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.31% of his services

26th 41st

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

17
patients got this service, 0.99% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,715an average of $395 per time performed $2,091
an average of $123 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17263
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.29% of his services

27th 76th

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: 1.1)
$6,832an average of $427 per time performed $1,872
an average of $117 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11603
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.27% of his services

28th 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)
$9,195an average of $613 per time performed $2,715
an average of $181 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, un... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, underarms, trunk, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 12032
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.22% of his services

29th 21st

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)
$8,196an average of $683 per time performed $2,832
an average of $236 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 "." 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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