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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, $383 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 11 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
2,082
Rank: 18th
out of 400 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,489
Rank: 48th
out of 400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.6 This Provider
Avg 11.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$606K
Rank: 21st
out of 400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$291 This Provider
Avg $383

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 37 different services in 2015
(13 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
1,734
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 4th

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

1,176
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$140,870.16an average of $81.24 per time performed $87,913.80
an average of $50.70 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
1,331
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 21st

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

1,015
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$178,660.13an average of $134.23 per time performed $114,399.45
an average of $85.95 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
698
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 97th

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

666
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$62,163.88an average of $89.06 per time performed $39,409.08
an average of $56.46 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
547
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 41st

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

497
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$29,718.51an average of $54.33 per time performed $17,558.70
an average of $32.10 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
438
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 19th

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

258
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$20,581.62an average of $46.99 per time performed $13,897.74
an average of $31.73 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of eye for determination of lens power

Service Code: 76519
Performed in an office
362
times performed,
5% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

266
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$33,209.88an average of $91.74 per time performed $17,104.50
an average of $47.25 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
344
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 106th

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

324
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,462.48an average of $53.67 per time performed $10,653.68
an average of $30.97 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
339
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 64th

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

241
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$245,405.49an average of $723.91 per time performed $154,895.88
an average of $456.92 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92083
Performed in an office
302
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 95th

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

295
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$22,375.18an average of $74.09 per time performed $13,765.16
an average of $45.58 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
258
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 112th

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

258
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$42,105.60an average of $163.20 per time performed $27,409.92
an average of $106.24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Examination of cornea and iris using lens device and slit... +

Examination of cornea and iris using lens device and slit lamp ×

Service Code: 92020
Performed in an office
245
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

242
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,788.55an average of $31.79 per time performed $4,858.35
an average of $19.83 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
193
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 29th

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

193
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,657.94an average of $122.58 per time performed $14,700.81
an average of $76.17 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
170
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 6th

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

161
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$19,905.30an average of $117.09 per time performed $13,181.80
an average of $77.54 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 an office
165
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 228th

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

124
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$74,555.25an average of $451.85 per time performed $40,090.05
an average of $242.97 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of corneal structure and measurement

Service Code: 76514
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 333rd

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

88
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,497.76an average of $17.02 per time performed $925.76
an average of $10.52 per time performed
medical
EYE

Creation of eye fluid drainage tracts in iris using laser... +

Creation of eye fluid drainage tracts in iris using laser, per session ×

Service Code: 66761
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.53% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,053.20an average of $351.33 per time performed $8,820.40
an average of $220.51 per time performed
medical
EYE

Laser repair to improve eye fluid flow, 1 or more sessions +

Laser repair to improve eye fluid flow, 1 or more sessions ×

Service Code: 65855
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.45% of his services

17th 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, 1% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,954.16an average of $469.24 per time performed $8,450.36
an average of $248.54 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Microscopic evaluation of deep cells of the eye

Service Code: 92286
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.4% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

29
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,539.90an average of $51.33 per time performed $793.20
an average of $26.44 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.27% of his services

19th 24th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.58% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$120.00an average of $6.00 per time performed $26.40
an average of $1.32 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.25% of his services

20th 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, 0.53% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,045.00an average of $55.00 per time performed $565.25
an average of $29.75 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
18
times performed,
0.24% of his services

21st 58th

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

18
patients got this service, 0.86% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,434.06an average of $79.67 per time performed $1,006.02
an average of $55.89 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of foreign body in external eye, conjunctiva or s... +

Removal of foreign body in external eye, conjunctiva or sclera ×

Service Code: 65210
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.24% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 0.86% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,332.00an average of $74.00 per time performed $826.38
an average of $45.91 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of foreign body, external eye, cornea with slit l... +

Removal of foreign body, external eye, cornea with slit lamp examination ×

Service Code: 65222
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.24% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 0.77% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,607.94an average of $89.33 per time performed $854.28
an average of $47.46 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.24% of his services

24th 330th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.58% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,051.02an average of $58.39 per time performed $680.76
an average of $37.82 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.

Tushar R Patel
Average for Specialist 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 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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