Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0

Centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals

Service Code: 17271, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$122,066.97

Total Times Performed (or Units)

35,882

Rank Among All Services

1,326

Includes both office and facility visits.

Services by State

Below are the states in which this service was billed. Click a state for top providers there.


Times Performed State
5,882 Florida
3,509 California
2,136 Pennsylvania
1,908 Texas
1,673 North Carolina
1,396 Arizona
1,266 Indiana
1,166 South Carolina
944 Tennessee
907 Illinois
868 Georgia
849 Virginia
829 Arkansas
808 Kentucky
797 Missouri
782 Nebraska
772 Alabama
734 Oklahoma
692 New Jersey
645 Utah
584 South Dakota
564 Colorado
544 Maryland
533 New York
511 Michigan
484 Washington
427 Massachusetts
406 Oregon
395 Mississippi
373 Iowa
341 Ohio
298 New Mexico
271 New Hampshire
257 Kansas
249 Louisiana
239 Connecticut
148 Nevada
138 Maine
107 West Virginia
94 Wisconsin
86 Vermont
62 Delaware
38 Minnesota
36 Wyoming
32 Montana
28 Hawaii
25 Alaska
24 Washington, DC
14 North Dakota
11 Rhode Island

Top Providers

Below are the top 30 providers who performed this service most often. A provider’s name may appear twice on this list if he/she performs this service in both an office setting and in a facility. Medicare reimburses differently based on place of service and breaks the data out accordingly. Sorting is limited to the top 30 overall providers.


Provider Name Times Performed (or Units) % of Patients Unique Visits Per Patient
WILLIAM BRUNNER

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. 57105

Dermatology

21%

of this provider's 1,066 patients got this service
423

Performed in a facility

21%

of this provider's 1,066 patients got this service
1.3
MATTHEW LUXENBERG

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. 90720

Specialist

20%

of this provider's 1,300 patients got this service
384

Performed in an office

20%

of this provider's 1,300 patients got this service
1.5
MICHAEL RADONICH

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. 90720

Specialist

25%

of this provider's 569 patients got this service
300

Performed in an office

25%

of this provider's 569 patients got this service
1.5
JOHN LONG

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. 32174

Dermatology

13%

of this provider's 1,594 patients got this service
245

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 1,594 patients got this service
1.2
DAVID FLIEGER

TUCSON, Ariz. 85710

Dermatology

25%

of this provider's 549 patients got this service
233

Performed in an office

25%

of this provider's 549 patients got this service
1.4
JOHN LUCKASEN

OMAHA, Neb. 68131

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 2,519 patients got this service
225

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 2,519 patients got this service
1.1
KEITH BENBENISTY

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Procedural Dermatology

8%

of this provider's 1,914 patients got this service
219

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 1,914 patients got this service
1.2
WILLIAM SHERWIN

BALA CYNWYD, Pa. 19004

Dermatology

12%

of this provider's 1,239 patients got this service
213

Performed in an office

12%

of this provider's 1,239 patients got this service
1.3
CYNTHIA HENSLEY

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. 34135

Procedural Dermatology

7%

of this provider's 2,520 patients got this service
208

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 2,520 patients got this service
1.2
JONATHAN DALTON

DEERFIELD, Ill. 60015

Dermatology

7%

of this provider's 1,572 patients got this service
208

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 1,572 patients got this service
1.3
WILLIAM ROTH

LAKELAND, Fla. 33805

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 2,544 patients got this service
180

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 2,544 patients got this service
1.1
ANTHONY FRANSWAY

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Procedural Dermatology

8%

of this provider's 1,657 patients got this service
173

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 1,657 patients got this service
1.2
SCOTT ROSS

NAPLES, Fla. 34103

Dermatology

8%

of this provider's 1,518 patients got this service
170

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 1,518 patients got this service
1.2
TIMOTHY NIELSEN

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. 33435

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 2,046 patients got this service
159

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 2,046 patients got this service
1.1
GEOFFREY BASLER

LINCOLN, Neb. 68512

Dermatology

11%

of this provider's 1,041 patients got this service
157

Performed in an office

11%

of this provider's 1,041 patients got this service
1.1
CHRISTOPHER KROODSMA

PEORIA, Ill. 61614

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 1,603 patients got this service
142

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 1,603 patients got this service
1.2
SIDNEY NEWMAN

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. 90720

Specialist

10%

of this provider's 1,165 patients got this service
141

Performed in an office

10%

of this provider's 1,165 patients got this service
1.1
MARK QUARTERMAN

ANDERSON, S.C. 29621

Dermatology

2%

of this provider's 6,919 patients got this service
137

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 6,919 patients got this service
1.1
DENNIS MONTEIRO

PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. 19460

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

2%

of this provider's 1,894 patients got this service
137

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 1,894 patients got this service
1.6
WADE SMITH

CLEBURNE, Tex. 76033

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 2,276 patients got this service
132

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 2,276 patients got this service
1.1
TAMBERLY BRIAR

GAINESVILLE, Fla. 32608

Nurse Practitioner, Family

8%

of this provider's 1,170 patients got this service
130

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 1,170 patients got this service
1.2
LINDALL PERRY

COLUMBIA, Mo. 65201

MOHS-Micrographic Surgery

4%

of this provider's 2,760 patients got this service
130

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 2,760 patients got this service
1.1
STANLEY SCHWARTZ

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Procedural Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 1,720 patients got this service
130

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 1,720 patients got this service
1.1
MICHAEL MASTERS

CLYDE, N.C. 28721

Dermatology

9%

of this provider's 783 patients got this service
128

Performed in an office

9%

of this provider's 783 patients got this service
1.2
JASON PAPENFUSS

OMAHA, Neb. 68131

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 2,271 patients got this service
127

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 2,271 patients got this service
1.1
CATHY MILAM

SARASOTA, Fla. 34231

Specialist

3%

of this provider's 3,624 patients got this service
126

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 3,624 patients got this service
1
ALEXANDER EHRLICH

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. 19103

Dermatology

7%

of this provider's 1,077 patients got this service
125

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 1,077 patients got this service
1.3
JOSEPH HUD

TUCSON, Ariz. 85712

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 1,982 patients got this service
122

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 1,982 patients got this service
1.1
CHRISTINE EGAN

MEDIA, Pa. 19063

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 1,277 patients got this service
112

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 1,277 patients got this service
1.2
DEREK TOWERY

JOPLIN, Mo. 64804

Dermatology

4%

of this provider's 2,615 patients got this service
107

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 2,615 patients got this service
1.1

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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