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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, $293 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,154
Rank: 50th
out of 281 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,956
Rank: 18th
out of 281 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.43M
Rank: 3rd
out of 281 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,236 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $293

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 51 different services in 2015
(26 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
2,503
times performed,
25% of his services

1st 12th

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

966
patients got this service, 84% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$428,864.02an average of $171.34 per time performed $323,112.27
an average of $129.09 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
2,119
times performed,
21% of his services

2nd 5th

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

965
patients got this service, 84% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$104,826.93an average of $49.47 per time performed $74,546.42
an average of $35.18 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
1,130
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 6th

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

474
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$41,471.00an average of $36.70 per time performed $31,967.70
an average of $28.29 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
888
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 4th

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

661
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$105,556.56an average of $118.87 per time performed $80,310.72
an average of $90.44 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17312
Performed in an office
802
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 17th

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

278
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$357,403.28an average of $445.64 per time performed $277,419.82
an average of $345.91 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
525
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 1st

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

121
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,428.25an average of $6.53 per time performed $2,551.50
an average of $4.86 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals (first stage, up to 5 tissue blocks) ×

Service Code: 17311
Performed in an office
404
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 16th

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

284
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$304,252.40an average of $753.10 per time performed $133,574.52
an average of $330.63 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of the forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 14040
Performed in an office
219
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 52nd

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

164
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$189,198.48an average of $863.92 per time performed $145,652.52
an average of $665.08 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trun... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17314
Performed in an office
215
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 55th

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

114
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$92,630.60an average of $430.84 per time performed $71,405.80
an average of $332.12 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
166
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 3rd

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

142
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$12,566.20an average of $75.70 per time performed $8,532.40
an average of $51.40 per time performed
medical
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
150
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 11th

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

150
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,570.00an average of $83.80 per time performed $8,554.50
an average of $57.03 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trun... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trunk, arms, or legs (first stage, up to 5 tissue blocks) ×

Service Code: 17313
Performed in an office
140
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 44th

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

115
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$98,826.00an average of $705.90 per time performed $59,606.40
an average of $425.76 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of the scalp, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 14020
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 83rd

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

95
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$85,654.80an average of $793.10 per time performed $65,448.00
an average of $606.00 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.72% of his services

14th 27th

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

60
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,597.60an average of $133.30 per time performed $7,108.56
an average of $98.73 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of trunk

Service Code: 13101
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.66% of his services

15th 51st

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

58
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$29,849.16an average of $452.26 per time performed $14,779.38
an average of $223.93 per time performed
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
57
times performed,
0.57% of his services

16th 2nd

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

54
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,622.70an average of $81.10 per time performed $3,231.90
an average of $56.70 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.54% of his services

17th 21st

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,368.52an average of $62.38 per time performed $2,515.86
an average of $46.59 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
52
times performed,
0.52% of his services

18th 8th

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

52
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,302.40an average of $121.20 per time performed $4,730.96
an average of $90.98 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Relocation of patient skin to nose, ears, eyelids, and/or... +

Relocation of patient skin to nose, ears, eyelids, and/or lips (20 sq centimeters or less) ×

Service Code: 15260
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.45% of his services

19th 68th

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$51,650.10an average of $1,147.78 per time performed $40,173.30
an average of $892.74 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of eyelids, nose, ears, and/or lips ×

Service Code: 14060
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.37% of his services

20th 61st

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,510.42an average of $878.66 per time performed $24,980.92
an average of $675.16 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of the trunk ×

Service Code: 14000
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.35% of his services

21st Alert

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$24,824.80an average of $709.28 per time performed $18,631.20
an average of $532.32 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth... +

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11301
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.29% of his services

22nd 18th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,061.45an average of $140.05 per time performed $2,255.33
an average of $77.77 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (1.1 to 2.5 centimeters) of trunk

Service Code: 13100
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.19% of his services

23rd Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,263.89an average of $382.31 per time performed $4,492.93
an average of $236.47 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11401
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.17% of his services

24th 56th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,904.11an average of $170.83 per time performed $1,195.95
an average of $70.35 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 13121
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.14% of his services

25th 30th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,808.62an average of $486.33 per time performed $3,020.78
an average of $215.77 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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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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