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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $228 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,077
Rank: 61st
out of 277 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,204
Rank: 112th
out of 277 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.9 This Provider
Avg 5.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$194K
Rank: 94th
out of 277 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$180 This Provider
Avg $228

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 patients within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Patients saw before

RICHARD SHEREFF MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 65 different services in 2014
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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
1,972
times performed,
47% of his services

1st 2nd

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

954
patients got this service, 89% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$150,503an average of $76 per time performed $86,492
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
978
times performed,
23% of his services

2nd 1st

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

198
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$9,956an average of $10 per time performed $6,455
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
528
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

376
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$41,004an average of $78 per time performed $24,953
an average of $47 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
202
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 10th

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

202
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,778an average of $113 per time performed $12,787
an average of $63 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
142
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 4th

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

126
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$14,972an average of $105 per time performed $9,324
an average of $66 per time performed
medical
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
37
times performed,
0.88% of his services

6th 7th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,679an average of $45 per time performed $1,092
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.83% of his services

7th 8th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,970an average of $113 per time performed $2,480
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
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
33
times performed,
0.78% of his services

8th 21st

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,369an average of $254 per time performed $3,625
an average of $110 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of the... +

Removal of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11606
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.55% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,708an average of $466 per time performed $7,143
an average of $311 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

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

Service Code: 11602
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.5% of his services

10th 29th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,353an average of $255 per time performed $3,340
an average of $159 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, e... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, and/or mouth ×

Service Code: 12052
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.48% of his services

11th 56th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,336an average of $217 per time performed $2,117
an average of $106 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.48% of his services

12th 9th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$677an average of $34 per time performed $429
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11643
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.38% of his services

13th 93rd

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,312an average of $332 per time performed $3,487
an average of $218 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

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

Service Code: 11622
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.36% of his services

14th 52nd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,822an average of $255 per time performed $2,392
an average of $159 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, ... +

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, and/or mouth ×

Service Code: 12051
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.36% of his services

15th 81st

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,188an average of $213 per time performed $1,420
an average of $95 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11644
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.31% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,326an average of $410 per time performed $3,054
an average of $235 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of the... +

Removal of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11646
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.31% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,984an average of $537 per time performed $4,666
an average of $359 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.

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Richard H Shereff
Average for Dermatology Providers in North Carolina

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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