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CHRISTOPHER SCHAEFFER M.D., PH.D.

DEPT OF DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY MAIL CODE HB6 9500 EUCLID AVE., CLEVELAND, OH, 44195 | (216) 444-2136

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $58 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 2 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,134
Rank: 787th
out of 1,081 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
10,237
Rank: 24th
out of 1,081 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$145K
Rank: 127th
out of 1,081 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$128 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $58

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

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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
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9967
Performed in an office
4,396
times performed,
43% of his services

1st 2nd

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

53
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,846.32an average of $0.42 per time performed $527.52
an average of $0.12 per time performed
drug
ADMINISTRATIVE

Injection, gadolinium-based magnetic resonance contrast a... +

Injection, gadolinium-based magnetic resonance contrast agent, not otherwise specified (nos), per ml ×

Service Code: A9579
Performed in an office
2,014
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd 19th

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

102
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,070.00an average of $5.00 per time performed $3,041.14
an average of $1.51 per time performed
drug

Injection, gadoterate meglumine, 0.1 ml

Service Code: A9575
Performed in an office
1,740
times performed,
17% of his services

3rd 45th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$76,560.00an average of $44.00 per time performed $295.80
an average of $0.17 per time performed
drug
ADMINISTRATIVE

Injection, gadobenate dimeglumine (multihance), per ml

Service Code: A9577
Performed in an office
507
times performed,
5% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,521.00an average of $3.00 per time performed $866.97
an average of $1.71 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 1 view, front

Service Code: 71010
Performed in a facility
198
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 1st

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

175
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,544.10an average of $22.95 per time performed $1,411.74
an average of $7.13 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
116
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 54th

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

115
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$109,425.12an average of $943.32 per time performed $16,939.48
an average of $146.03 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in a facility
113
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 3rd

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

108
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,169.65an average of $28.05 per time performed $928.86
an average of $8.22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of brain before and after contrast

Service Code: 70553
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
0.84% of his services

8th 115th

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

83
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$123,487.40an average of $1,435.90 per time performed $23,183.02
an average of $269.57 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
0.79% of his services

9th 114th

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

80
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$74,450.34an average of $919.14 per time performed $12,829.59
an average of $158.39 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan head or brain

Service Code: 70450
Performed in a facility
74
times performed,
0.72% of his services

10th 4th

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

72
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,961.40an average of $121.10 per time performed $2,267.36
an average of $30.64 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.56% of his services

11th 96th

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

57
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$54,150.00an average of $950.00 per time performed $8,649.18
an average of $151.74 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal before and after contrast +

Mri scan of lower spinal canal before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 72158
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.41% of his services

12th 191st

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$60,900.00an average of $1,450.00 per time performed $11,096.40
an average of $264.20 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of abdomen and pelvis with contrast

Service Code: 74177
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
0.32% of his services

13th 7th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,069.95an average of $305.15 per time performed $2,200.44
an average of $66.68 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of middle spinal canal

Service Code: 72146
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.25% of his services

14th 194th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,700.00an average of $950.00 per time performed $3,502.98
an average of $134.73 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal before and after contrast +

Mri scan of upper spinal canal before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 72156
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.24% of his services

15th 303rd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$36,250.00an average of $1,450.00 per time performed $6,380.75
an average of $255.23 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of esophagus

Service Code: 74220
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.23% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,712.80an average of $154.70 per time performed $1,540.32
an average of $64.18 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan head or brain

Service Code: 70450
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.22% of his services

17th 138th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,661.00an average of $507.00 per time performed $1,889.91
an average of $82.17 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

3d radiographic procedure with computerized image postpro... +

3d radiographic procedure with computerized image postprocessing ×

Service Code: 76377
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.21% of his services

18th 263rd

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,133.84an average of $369.72 per time performed $1,074.26
an average of $48.83 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of abdomen, single view

Service Code: 74000
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.21% of his services

19th 9th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$504.90an average of $22.95 per time performed $149.60
an average of $6.80 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.2% of his services

20th 41st

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,496.20an average of $74.81 per time performed $342.00
an average of $17.10 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.19% of his services

21st 24th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,325.00an average of $175.00 per time performed $1,097.82
an average of $57.78 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scan of veins of one arm or leg or limited inc... +

Ultrasound scan of veins of one arm or leg or limited including assessment of compression and functional maneuvers ×

Service Code: 93971
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.18% of his services

22nd 31st

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,102.50an average of $61.25 per time performed $297.18
an average of $16.51 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

3d radiographic procedure with computerized image postpro... +

3d radiographic procedure with computerized image postprocessing ×

Service Code: 76377
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.18% of his services

23rd 89th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,553.76an average of $86.32 per time performed $552.96
an average of $30.72 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of abdomen and chest

Service Code: 74022
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.17% of his services

24th 39th

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)
$680.34an average of $40.02 per time performed $198.39
an average of $11.67 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of abdomen and pelvis

Service Code: 74176
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.16% of his services

25th 8th

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)
$4,583.20an average of $286.45 per time performed $1,092.64
an average of $68.29 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of upper spine

Service Code: 72125
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.15% of his services

26th 15th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,008.05an average of $133.87 per time performed $604.95
an average of $40.33 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of lower spine

Service Code: 72131
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.15% of his services

27th 234th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,510.00an average of $634.00 per time performed $1,737.75
an average of $115.85 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73510
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.14% of his services

28th 11th

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)
$380.80an average of $27.20 per time performed $104.58
an average of $7.47 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan chest with contrast

Service Code: 71260
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.13% of his services

29th 101st

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,633.00an average of $741.00 per time performed $1,793.35
an average of $137.95 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of blood vessels in chest with contrast

Service Code: 71275
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.12% of his services

30th 21st

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,160.00an average of $180.00 per time performed $810.48
an average of $67.54 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.12% of his services

31st 116th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,552.00an average of $296.00 per time performed $465.36
an average of $38.78 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of abdomen and pelvis with contrast

Service Code: 74177
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.11% of his services

32nd 100th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,807.00an average of $1,437.00 per time performed $2,314.84
an average of $210.44 per time performed

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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