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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $467 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
858
Rank: 184th
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,455
Rank: 63rd
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.5 This Provider
Avg 4.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$344K
Rank: 141st
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$401 This Provider
Avg $467

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 79 different services in 2014
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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
3,972
times performed,
62% of his services

1st 5th

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

40
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$41,428an average of $10 per time performed $16,285
an average of $4 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
338
times performed,
5% of his services

2nd 10th

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

310
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$50,700an average of $150 per time performed $24,143
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, ... +

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, established patient ×

Service Code: 92012
Performed in an office
326
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

245
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$27,710an average of $85 per time performed $19,273
an average of $59 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
233
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 32nd

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

225
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,815an average of $55 per time performed $3,302
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, ... +

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, established patient, 1 or more visits ×

Service Code: 92014
Performed in an office
217
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 1st

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

203
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$26,257an average of $121 per time performed $17,039
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
204
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 8th

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

85
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$12,150an average of $60 per time performed $6,169
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
95
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 9th

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

61
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$180,025an average of $1,895 per time performed $45,495
an average of $479 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
91
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 61st

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

39
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$32,250an average of $354 per time performed $10,295
an average of $113 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microfluid analysis of tears

Service Code: 83861
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 27th

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,400an average of $50 per time performed $1,944
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
75
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 63rd

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)
$110,625an average of $1,475 per time performed $46,974
an average of $626 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth

Service Code: 67840
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 66th

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

61
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,255an average of $395 per time performed $12,850
an average of $186 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of recurring cataract in lens capsule using laser +

Removal of recurring cataract in lens capsule using laser ×

Service Code: 66821
Performed in a facility
52
times performed,
0.81% of his services

12th 39th

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

40
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$41,340an average of $795 per time performed $11,995
an average of $231 per time performed
medical
EYE

Probing of nasal-tear duct

Service Code: 68840
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.79% of his services

13th 75th

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

50
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,175an average of $278 per time performed $5,841
an average of $115 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
50
times performed,
0.77% of his services

14th 34th

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

50
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,500an average of $150 per time performed $3,309
an average of $66 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66982
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
0.65% of his services

15th 35th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$83,790an average of $1,995 per time performed $25,577
an average of $609 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92082
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.56% of his services

16th 50th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,420an average of $95 per time performed $771
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
0.54% of his services

17th 70th

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$53,400an average of $1,526 per time performed $21,622
an average of $618 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, ... +

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, new patient, 1 or more visits ×

Service Code: 92004
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.53% of his services

18th 17th

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,930an average of $145 per time performed $3,403
an average of $100 per time performed
medical
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.48% of his services

19th 109th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,145an average of $295 per time performed $3,562
an average of $115 per time performed
medical
EYE

Extensive repair of turning-outward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67917
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
0.42% of his services

20th 86th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,250an average of $1,194 per time performed $9,344
an average of $346 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, ... +

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, new patient ×

Service Code: 92002
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.37% of his services

21st 49th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,280an average of $95 per time performed $1,268
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.33% of his services

22nd 37th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,725an average of $225 per time performed $2,150
an average of $102 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
19
times performed,
0.29% of his services

23rd 20th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,275an average of $225 per time performed $2,335
an average of $123 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of turning-inward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67924
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.28% of his services

24th 127th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,350an average of $1,075 per time performed $6,222
an average of $346 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth

Service Code: 67800
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.26% of his services

25th 104th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,315an average of $195 per time performed $1,471
an average of $87 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

26th 46th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,900an average of $119 per time performed $660
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair duct opening

Service Code: 68760
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

27th 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
$4,500an average of $281 per time performed $2,485
an average of $155 per time performed
medical
EYE

Closure of tear duct opening using plug

Service Code: 68761
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.19% of his services

28th 31st

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,700an average of $225 per time performed $1,533
an average of $128 per time performed
medical
EYE

Creation of drainage tract from tear sac to the nasal cavity +

Creation of drainage tract from tear sac to the nasal cavity ×

Service Code: 68720
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.17% of his services

29th 130th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,425an average of $1,675 per time performed $6,338
an average of $576 per time performed
medical
EYE

Probing of nasal-tear duct with insertion of tube or stent +

Probing of nasal-tear duct with insertion of tube or stent ×

Service Code: 68815
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.17% of his services

30th 120th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,425an average of $675 per time performed $1,172
an average of $107 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.

Jonathan Cardeen Lowry
Average for Ophthalmology 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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