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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, $157 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
463
Rank: 3rd
out of 251 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,813
Rank: 15th
out of 251 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.9 This Provider
Avg 2.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$70.9K
Rank: 9th
out of 251 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$153 This Provider
Avg $157

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

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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
579
times performed,
32% of his services

1st 2nd

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

355
patients got this service, 77% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$105,957.00an average of $183.00 per time performed $24,184.83
an average of $41.77 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
220
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 9th

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

182
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$24,420.00an average of $111.00 per time performed $5,816.80
an average of $26.44 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray lower and sacral spine including bending views mini... +

X-ray lower and sacral spine including bending views minimum 6 views ×

Service Code: 72114
Performed in an office
213
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

153
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,399.57an average of $170.89 per time performed $7,802.19
an average of $36.63 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
116
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 14th

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

73
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,117.52an average of $87.22 per time performed $2,496.32
an average of $21.52 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper spine, 4 or 5 views

Service Code: 72050
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
5% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

60
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,179.82an average of $118.37 per time performed $2,209.34
an average of $25.69 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization +

Insertion of spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization ×

Service Code: 22851
Performed in a facility
62
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 30th

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

39
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,628.40an average of $268.20 per time performed $2,470.70
an average of $39.85 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of spine bones, posterior or posterolateral approach +

Fusion of spine bones, posterior or posterolateral approach ×

Service Code: 22614
Performed in a facility
50
times performed,
3% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,310.00an average of $246.20 per time performed $1,785.50
an average of $35.71 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 16th

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

27
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,171.96an average of $72.09 per time performed $771.76
an average of $17.54 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of spine of neck, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 68th

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

23
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,707.56an average of $75.21 per time performed $710.28
an average of $19.73 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of spine bone with release of spinal cord... +

Partial removal of spine bone with release of spinal cord and/or nerves ×

Service Code: 63048
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 32nd

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,025.20an average of $147.80 per time performed $613.36
an average of $18.04 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of lower spine bones with removal of disc, posteri... +

Fusion of lower spine bones with removal of disc, posterior or posterolateral approach ×

Service Code: 22633
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 48th

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

26
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,882.40an average of $1,072.40 per time performed $4,769.18
an average of $183.43 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of middle spine bone with release of spin... +

Partial removal of middle spine bone with release of spinal cord and/or nerves ×

Service Code: 63047
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 31st

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,860.00an average of $660.00 per time performed $1,178.52
an average of $56.12 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of sacroiliac joints, less than 3 views

Service Code: 72200
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,285.16an average of $67.64 per time performed $352.45
an average of $18.55 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation for spinal ... +

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization, 3 to 6 vertebral segments ×

Service Code: 22842
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.99% of his services

14th 85th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,969.60an average of $387.20 per time performed $1,337.76
an average of $74.32 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Harvest of bone fragments for spine surgery graft

Service Code: 20937
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.88% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,785.60an average of $111.60 per time performed $273.12
an average of $17.07 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of lower spine bones, posterior or posterolateral ... +

Fusion of lower spine bones, posterior or posterolateral approach ×

Service Code: 22612
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.83% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,768.00an average of $851.20 per time performed $2,187.15
an average of $145.81 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of lower spine bones with removal of disc, posteri... +

Fusion of lower spine bones with removal of disc, posterior or posterolateral approach ×

Service Code: 22634
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.77% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,048.80an average of $289.20 per time performed $634.90
an average of $45.35 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.77% of his services

18th 17th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,171.24an average of $83.66 per time performed $341.32
an average of $24.38 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of middle spine, 3 views

Service Code: 72070
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.77% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,196.16an average of $85.44 per time performed $287.84
an average of $20.56 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Exploration of spinal fusion

Service Code: 22830
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.72% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,143.80an average of $472.60 per time performed $583.05
an average of $44.85 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation at base of ... +

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation at base of neck for stabilization, 1 interspace ×

Service Code: 22840
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.66% of his services

21st 78th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,514.40an average of $376.20 per time performed $924.72
an average of $77.06 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of anterior spinal instrumentation for spinal s... +

Insertion of anterior spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization, 2 to 3 vertebral segments ×

Service Code: 22845
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.66% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,351.20an average of $362.60 per time performed $885.48
an average of $73.79 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at upper spina... +

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at upper spinal column, anterior approach ×

Service Code: 22551
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.61% of his services

23rd 73rd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,028.60an average of $1,002.60 per time performed $1,908.06
an average of $173.46 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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Omar J Gonzalez
Average for Physician Assistant, Surgical Providers in Washington

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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