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

$122,401

Total Times Performed (or Units)

36,915

Rank Among All Services

1,298

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
6,629 Florida
3,714 California
2,435 Pennsylvania
1,810 Texas
1,715 North Carolina
1,367 Arizona
1,238 South Carolina
1,113 Indiana
1,071 Virginia
974 Tennessee
873 Illinois
829 Georgia
820 Alabama
807 Missouri
784 Kentucky
774 Arkansas
761 Oklahoma
660 Nebraska
620 New Jersey
614 Utah
595 Michigan
551 Maryland
545 Colorado
515 New York
466 Washington
464 Mississippi
419 Iowa
415 Massachusetts
390 Oregon
351 South Dakota
329 Ohio
279 New Mexico
256 Nevada
247 Louisiana
239 Kansas
199 New Hampshire
187 Maine
184 Connecticut
139 Wisconsin
100 West Virginia
73 Delaware
65 Minnesota
61 Vermont
59 Hawaii
50 Wyoming
37 Montana
28 Idaho
14 North Dakota

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
MATTHEW LUXENBERG

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. 90720

Specialist

18%

of this provider's 1,257 patients got this service
340

Performed in an office

18%

of this provider's 1,257 patients got this service
1.5
JOHN LUCKASEN

OMAHA, Neb. 68131

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 2,685 patients got this service
255

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 2,685 patients got this service
1.1
MICHAEL RADONICH

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. 90720

Specialist

24%

of this provider's 570 patients got this service
250

Performed in an office

24%

of this provider's 570 patients got this service
1.4
JONATHAN DALTON

DEERFIELD, Ill. 60015

Dermatology

9%

of this provider's 1,602 patients got this service
249

Performed in an office

9%

of this provider's 1,602 patients got this service
1.2
WILLIAM SHERWIN

BALA CYNWYD, Pa. 19004

Dermatology

13%

of this provider's 1,331 patients got this service
241

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 1,331 patients got this service
1.3
DAVID FLIEGER

TUCSON, Ariz. 85710

Dermatology

21%

of this provider's 561 patients got this service
236

Performed in an office

21%

of this provider's 561 patients got this service
1.4
JOHN LONG

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. 32174

Dermatology

12%

of this provider's 1,593 patients got this service
234

Performed in an office

12%

of this provider's 1,593 patients got this service
1.2
TIMOTHY NIELSEN

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. 33435

Dermatology

7%

of this provider's 2,288 patients got this service
220

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 2,288 patients got this service
1.2
CYNTHIA HENSLEY

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. 34135

Procedural Dermatology

7%

of this provider's 2,538 patients got this service
215

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 2,538 patients got this service
1.1
WILLIAM ROTH

LAKELAND, Fla. 33805

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 2,796 patients got this service
214

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 2,796 patients got this service
1.1
MICHAEL MASTERS

CLYDE, N.C. 28721

Dermatology

13%

of this provider's 865 patients got this service
202

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 865 patients got this service
1.3
ANTHONY FRANSWAY

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Procedural Dermatology

8%

of this provider's 1,765 patients got this service
192

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 1,765 patients got this service
1.2
SCOTT ROSS

NAPLES, Fla. 34103

Dermatology

9%

of this provider's 1,546 patients got this service
171

Performed in an office

9%

of this provider's 1,546 patients got this service
1.1
KEITH BENBENISTY

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Procedural Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 1,929 patients got this service
166

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 1,929 patients got this service
1.3
JOSEPH HUD

TUCSON, Ariz. 85712

Dermatology

7%

of this provider's 1,977 patients got this service
158

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 1,977 patients got this service
1.1
LINDALL PERRY

COLUMBIA, Mo. 65201

MOHS-Micrographic Surgery

4%

of this provider's 2,903 patients got this service
155

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 2,903 patients got this service
1.1
MARK QUARTERMAN

ANDERSON, S.C. 29621

Dermatology

2%

of this provider's 7,102 patients got this service
153

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 7,102 patients got this service
1.1
STEPHEN QUARTERMAN

ANDERSON, S.C. 29621

Physician Assistant

6%

of this provider's 1,851 patients got this service
146

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 1,851 patients got this service
1.1
WADE SMITH

CLEBURNE, Tex. 76033

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 2,378 patients got this service
139

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 2,378 patients got this service
1.1
CATHY MILAM

SARASOTA, Fla. 34231

Specialist

4%

of this provider's 2,761 patients got this service
126

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 2,761 patients got this service
1.1
CHRISTINE EGAN

MEDIA, Pa. 19063

Dermatology

8%

of this provider's 1,179 patients got this service
125

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 1,179 patients got this service
1.2
DENNIS MONTEIRO

PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. 19460

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

3%

of this provider's 1,752 patients got this service
125

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 1,752 patients got this service
1.5
WILLIAM BRUNNER

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. 57105

Dermatology

9%

of this provider's 1,095 patients got this service
124

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 1,095 patients got this service
1.1
SIDNEY NEWMAN

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. 90720

Specialist

8%

of this provider's 1,161 patients got this service
121

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 1,161 patients got this service
1.1
ROBERT RUDOLPH

WYOMISSING, Pa. 19610

Dermatology

8%

of this provider's 1,147 patients got this service
119

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 1,147 patients got this service
1.2
WILLIAM GULLUNG

HATTIESBURG, Miss. 39402

Dermatology

4%

of this provider's 2,626 patients got this service
115

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 2,626 patients got this service
1.1
ERIC MOUM

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. 33435

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 1,725 patients got this service
115

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 1,725 patients got this service
1.2
DEREK TOWERY

JOPLIN, Mo. 64804

Dermatology

4%

of this provider's 2,430 patients got this service
114

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 2,430 patients got this service
1.1
STANLEY SCHWARTZ

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Procedural Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 1,785 patients got this service
111

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 1,785 patients got this service
1.2
ROSS HENSLEY

LAWTON, Okla. 73505

Dermatology

4%

of this provider's 2,566 patients got this service
105

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 2,566 patients got this service
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 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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