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Treatment Tracker » Virginia » Arlington

Robert J. Christie M.D.

1635 n george mason dr, Arlington, Va., 22205 | (703) 528-7303

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $749 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 55 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
611
Rank: 74th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
64,410
Rank: 42nd
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
105.4 This Provider
Avg 55.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$776K
Rank: 56th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,271 This Provider
Avg $749

Office Visits

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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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Robert J. Christie
Average for Hematology/Oncology Providers in Virginia

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, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Patients saw before

Robert J. Christie

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 48 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
DRUGS

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage r... +

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage renal disease use) ×

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
46,100
times performed,
72% of his services

1st 1st

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

54
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$737,600an average of $16 per time performed $138,300
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
5,040
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd 5th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$191,520an average of $38 per time performed $55,440
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
2,126
times performed,
3% of his services

3rd 6th

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

96
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$2,126an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, bevacizumab (avastin), 10 mg

Service Code: J9035
Performed in an office
1,500
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 13th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$240,000an average of $160 per time performed $73,500
an average of $49 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
1,444
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 12th

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

440
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$50,540an average of $35 per time performed $15,884
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,020
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 10th

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

59
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$103,020an average of $101 per time performed $15,300
an average of $15 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
1,003
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 14th

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

368
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$19,057an average of $19 per time performed $3,009
an average of $3 per time performed
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
866
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 17th

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

325
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$128,168an average of $148 per time performed $50,228
an average of $58 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, granisetron hydrochloride, 100 mcg

Service Code: J1626
Performed in an office
755
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 16th

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

31
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$18,875an average of $25 per time performed $755
an average of $1 per time performed
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
431
times performed,
0.67% of his services

10th 15th

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

193
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$96,113an average of $223 per time performed $37,497
an average of $87 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
356
times performed,
0.55% of his services

11th 27th

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

31
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$106,800an average of $300 per time performed $1,068
an average of $3 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, rituximab (rituxan), 100 mg

Service Code: J9310
Performed in an office
307
times performed,
0.48% of his services

12th 29th

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$518,216an average of $1,688 per time performed $147,360
an average of $480 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
288
times performed,
0.45% of his services

13th 24th

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

112
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$26,784an average of $93 per time performed $6,048
an average of $21 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, paclitaxel, 30 mg

Service Code: J9265
Performed in an office
263
times performed,
0.41% of his services

14th 33rd

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$60,490an average of $230 per time performed $1,578
an average of $6 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
246
times performed,
0.38% of his services

15th 25th

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

101
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$168,018an average of $683 per time performed $31,242
an average of $127 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
245
times performed,
0.38% of his services

16th 21st

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

90
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$37,240an average of $152 per time performed $7,350
an average of $30 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, gemcitabine hydrochloride (gemzar), 200 mg

Service Code: J9201
Performed in an office
235
times performed,
0.36% of his services

17th 34th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$94,235an average of $401 per time performed $6,580
an average of $28 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Cyclophosphamide, 100 mg

Service Code: J9070
Performed in an office
225
times performed,
0.35% of his services

18th 43rd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$14,850an average of $66 per time performed $2,475
an average of $11 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, fluorouracil, 500 mg

Service Code: J9190
Performed in an office
198
times performed,
0.31% of his services

19th 30th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$8,118an average of $41 per time performed $198
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid, 1 mg

Service Code: J3487
Performed in an office
166
times performed,
0.26% of his services

20th 44th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$178,948an average of $1,078 per time performed $29,880
an average of $180 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
165
times performed,
0.26% of his services

21st 38th

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

47
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$25,740an average of $156 per time performed $4,620
an average of $28 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
161
times performed,
0.25% of his services

22nd 22nd

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

67
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$16,905an average of $105 per time performed $3,381
an average of $21 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
139
times performed,
0.22% of his services

23rd 32nd

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

90
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$21,823an average of $157 per time performed $8,201
an average of $59 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
0.18% of his services

24th 37th

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

43
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.3)
$3,220an average of $28 per time performed $575
an average of $5 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, magnesium sulfate, per 500 mg

Service Code: J3475
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
0.17% of his services

25th 51st

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$672an average of $6 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96417
Performed in an office
92
times performed,
0.14% of his services

26th 48th

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

47
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$30,728an average of $334 per time performed $6,164
an average of $67 per time performed
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
0.13% of his services

27th 78th

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

50
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$774an average of $9 per time performed $86
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
0.13% of his services

28th 40th

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

49
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$332an average of $4 per time performed $83
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.11% of his services

29th 46th

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

30
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$22,496an average of $304 per time performed $4,884
an average of $66 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.08% of his services

30th 57th

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$3,796an average of $73 per time performed $676
an average of $13 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein ×

Service Code: 96411
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.08% of his services

31st 70th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$14,331an average of $281 per time performed $2,907
an average of $57 per time performed
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
50
times performed,
0.08% of his services

32nd 79th

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

50
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,150an average of $343 per time performed $6,600
an average of $132 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
49
times performed,
0.08% of his services

33rd 42nd

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

39
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$11,368an average of $232 per time performed $4,214
an average of $86 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.07% of his services

34th 69th

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

45
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,530an average of $434 per time performed $7,875
an average of $175 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.07% of his services

35th 71st

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

31
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$430,584an average of $9,786 per time performed $98,428
an average of $2,237 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
0.07% of his services

36th 67th

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

42
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,304an average of $412 per time performed $7,140
an average of $170 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.05% of his services

37th 73rd

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$627an average of $19 per time performed $33
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Refilling and maintenance of portable pump

Service Code: 96521
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.05% of his services

38th 101st

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$19,830an average of $661 per time performed $3,780
an average of $126 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis ×

Service Code: 96366
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.04% of his services

39th 64th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$2,522an average of $97 per time performed $468
an average of $18 per time performed
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
25
times performed,
0.04% of his services

40th 58th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,200an average of $88 per time performed $975
an average of $39 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein using push technique +

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein using push technique ×

Service Code: 96409
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.03% of his services

41st 76th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$10,670an average of $485 per time performed $2,310
an average of $105 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) +

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) ×

Service Code: J7040
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.03% of his services

42nd 90th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$361an average of $19 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.03% of his services

43rd 83rd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,482an average of $249 per time performed $666
an average of $37 per time performed
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
15
times performed,
0.02% of his services

44th 35th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$4,515an average of $301 per time performed $1,770
an average of $118 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.02% of his services

45th 105th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$351an average of $27 per time performed $130
an average of $10 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.02% of his services

46th 100th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$702an average of $54 per time performed $364
an average of $28 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Bone marrow aspiration

Service Code: 38220
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.02% of his services

47th 147th

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)
$7,084an average of $644 per time performed $814
an average of $74 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.02% of his services

48th 115th

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)
$7,568an average of $688 per time performed $1,683
an average of $153 per time performed

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.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Specialist." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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