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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $372 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
882
Rank: 4th
out of 45 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,074
Rank: 4th
out of 45 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.8 This Provider
Avg 6.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$365K
Rank: 3rd
out of 45 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$414 This Provider
Avg $372

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

GORDON GROH M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 143 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, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
929
times performed,
18% of his services

1st 12th

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

378
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,290an average of $10 per time performed $2,081
an average of $2 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
515
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

398
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$64,890an average of $126 per time performed $25,559
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
486
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 17th

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

198
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$41,096an average of $85 per time performed $9,501
an average of $20 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
436
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 13th

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

333
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$33,245an average of $76 per time performed $12,291
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
403
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 16th

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

304
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$64,234an average of $159 per time performed $15,274
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of collar bone

Service Code: 73000
Performed in an office
309
times performed,
6% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

259
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,873an average of $84 per time performed $6,335
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, 1 view

Service Code: 73020
Performed in an office
225
times performed,
4% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

216
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,787an average of $75 per time performed $3,827
an average of $17 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
201
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 6th

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

201
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$37,788an average of $188 per time performed $13,867
an average of $69 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 15th

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

57
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$10,619an average of $77 per time performed $2,961
an average of $21 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
84
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 26th

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

84
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,920an average of $130 per time performed $3,644
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of fingers, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73140
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 8th

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

64
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,494an average of $67 per time performed $1,821
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73130
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 10th

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

49
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,048an average of $84 per time performed $1,608
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Anchoring of biceps tendon

Service Code: 23430
Performed in a facility
58
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

57
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$102,834an average of $1,773 per time performed $16,426
an average of $283 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Prosthetic repair of shoulder joint

Service Code: 23472
Performed in a facility
47
times performed,
0.93% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

46
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$207,176an average of $4,408 per time performed $51,130
an average of $1,088 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.93% of his services

15th 11th

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

42
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,724an average of $79 per time performed $1,107
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.91% of his services

16th 9th

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,658an average of $123 per time performed $1,517
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Bone graft harvest

Service Code: 20902
Performed in a facility
45
times performed,
0.89% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$73,260an average of $1,628 per time performed $4,866
an average of $108 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
43
times performed,
0.85% of his services

18th 46th

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

42
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,008an average of $256 per time performed $4,305
an average of $100 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Shaving of shoulder bone using an endoscope

Service Code: 29826
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
0.83% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$95,550an average of $2,275 per time performed $5,677
an average of $135 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of elbow, 2 views

Service Code: 73070
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.83% of his services

20th 28th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,860an average of $68 per time performed $718
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision to repair tendon covering at wrist

Service Code: 25000
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
0.75% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$35,188an average of $926 per time performed $5,398
an average of $142 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision of tendon covering

Service Code: 26055
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
0.75% of his services

22nd 22nd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$42,408an average of $1,116 per time performed $6,031
an average of $159 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of shoulder rotator cuff using an endoscope

Service Code: 29827
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
0.75% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$104,196an average of $2,742 per time performed $31,038
an average of $817 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.75% of his services

24th 21st

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,712an average of $124 per time performed $1,093
an average of $29 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
37
times performed,
0.73% of his services

25th 5th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,030an average of $190 per time performed $2,719
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Release and/or relocation of median nerve of hand

Service Code: 64721
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
0.71% of his services

26th 18th

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$43,700an average of $1,214 per time performed $10,216
an average of $284 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.69% of his services

27th 19th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,545an average of $187 per time performed $761
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.59% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,000an average of $100 per time performed $813
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Extensive removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endos... +

Extensive removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 29823
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.55% of his services

29th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$53,284an average of $1,903 per time performed $4,035
an average of $144 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
28
times performed,
0.55% of his services

30th 37th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,059an average of $74 per time performed $525
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of carpal tunnel

Service Code: 20526
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.51% of his services

31st 23rd

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,611an average of $177 per time performed $1,328
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 1-2 studies

Service Code: 95907
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.43% of his services

32nd 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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,740an average of $170 per time performed $1,443
an average of $66 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
16
times performed,
0.32% of his services

33rd 14th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,672an average of $292 per time performed $1,590
an average of $99 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Open treatment of broken of lower forearm or growth plate... +

Open treatment of broken of lower forearm or growth plate separation with insertion of hardware 3 or more fragments ×

Service Code: 25609
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.3% of his services

34th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$32,520an average of $2,168 per time performed $11,880
an average of $792 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Application of cast, elbow to finger (short arm)

Service Code: 29075
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.3% of his services

35th 30th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,000an average of $200 per time performed $821
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.3% of his services

36th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,395an average of $93 per time performed $421
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endoscope

Service Code: 29822
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.24% of his services

37th 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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,768an average of $1,814 per time performed $1,301
an average of $108 per time performed
medical
TEMPORARY CODES

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberg... +

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberglass ×

Service Code: Q4010
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.24% of his services

38th 27th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$408an average of $34 per time performed $179
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Surgical treatment of broken thigh bone

Service Code: 27245
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.22% of his services

39th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$40,579an average of $3,689 per time performed $10,292
an average of $936 per time performed
medical
MEDICAL AND SURGICAL SUPPLIES

Slings

Service Code: A4565
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.22% of his services

40th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$83an average of $8 per time performed $65
an average of $6 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.

Gordon I Groh
Average for Hand Surgery 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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