Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or

Less) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth

Service Code: 17280, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$61,057

Total Times Performed (or Units)

22,794

Rank Among All Services

1,520

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
2,712 California
2,043 Florida
1,273 Pennsylvania
1,170 Texas
945 Oklahoma
897 Tennessee
872 New Jersey
809 Kentucky
774 North Carolina
741 Indiana
665 Arizona
665 Illinois
649 Virginia
644 Utah
606 Arkansas
569 Missouri
529 Maryland
524 Colorado
503 South Carolina
472 Michigan
407 Alabama
361 New Mexico
351 New York
341 Nebraska
329 Kansas
324 Massachusetts
302 Mississippi
259 Georgia
228 Washington
180 Louisiana
178 Iowa
122 Ohio
119 Maine
106 New Hampshire
102 Nevada
102 Connecticut
97 Hawaii
90 West Virginia
86 Wisconsin
82 Oregon
82 Idaho
81 North Dakota
66 Delaware
65 Wyoming
63 Minnesota
58 Vermont
48 South Dakota
20 Montana
13 Washington, DC

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 SHERWIN

BALA CYNWYD, Pa. 19004

Dermatology

20%

of this provider's 1,331 patients got this service
375

Performed in an office

20%

of this provider's 1,331 patients got this service
1.2
ROBERT WEISS

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. 08210

Dermatology

34%

of this provider's 371 patients got this service
352

Performed in an office

34%

of this provider's 371 patients got this service
1.8
MICHAEL MACDUFF

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. 93301

Dermatology

29%

of this provider's 477 patients got this service
243

Performed in an office

29%

of this provider's 477 patients got this service
1.5
JOHN LUCKASEN

OMAHA, Neb. 68131

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 2,685 patients got this service
229

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 2,685 patients got this service
1
ROSS HENSLEY

LAWTON, Okla. 73505

Dermatology

7%

of this provider's 2,566 patients got this service
191

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 2,566 patients got this service
1.1
CHARLES VANMETER

FREDERICK, Md. 21702

Dermatopathology

6%

of this provider's 2,401 patients got this service
158

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 2,401 patients got this service
1.1
SCOTT CRATER

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Specialist

6%

of this provider's 1,947 patients got this service
154

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 1,947 patients got this service
1.1
PAUL DEAN

LA MESA, Calif. 91942

Dermatology

13%

of this provider's 928 patients got this service
153

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 928 patients got this service
1.1
JONATHAN DALTON

DEERFIELD, Ill. 60015

Dermatology

8%

of this provider's 1,602 patients got this service
150

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 1,602 patients got this service
1.1
JOEL MAX

TIMONIUM, Md. 21093

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 2,470 patients got this service
143

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 2,470 patients got this service
1.1
JAMES KERNER

LAS CRUCES, N.M. 88011

Specialist

6%

of this provider's 2,028 patients got this service
137

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 2,028 patients got this service
1.1
ROBERT HARTMAN

ENCINO, Calif. 91316

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 2,082 patients got this service
125

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 2,082 patients got this service
1.1
DANIEL SOKOLOFF

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. 33407

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 1,635 patients got this service
125

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 1,635 patients got this service
1.1
JOHN LONG

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. 32174

Dermatology

7%

of this provider's 1,593 patients got this service
119

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 1,593 patients got this service
1.1
W SMITH

ST GEORGE, Utah 84770

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 1,769 patients got this service
119

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 1,769 patients got this service
1
ERIC REDING

SHAWNEE, Okla. 74804

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 2,441 patients got this service
118

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 2,441 patients got this service
1
ROBERT KAPLAN

MEMPHIS, Tenn. 38119

Dermatology

7%

of this provider's 1,185 patients got this service
113

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 1,185 patients got this service
1.3
THOMAS URICE

NORMAN, Okla. 73069

Specialist

3%

of this provider's 2,779 patients got this service
111

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 2,779 patients got this service
1.1
MICHAEL MOATS

SANTA MARIA, Calif. 93454

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 1,870 patients got this service
110

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 1,870 patients got this service
1.1
ELIZABETH DUNLAVEY

SPARTANBURG, S.C. 29303

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 1,863 patients got this service
106

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 1,863 patients got this service
1
LEWIS SLAWSKY

MARYVILLE, Tenn. 37803

Dermatology

7%

of this provider's 1,167 patients got this service
106

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 1,167 patients got this service
1.1
WILLIAM GULLUNG

HATTIESBURG, Miss. 39402

Dermatology

4%

of this provider's 2,626 patients got this service
106

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 2,626 patients got this service
1
DAVID FLIEGER

TUCSON, Ariz. 85710

Dermatology

13%

of this provider's 561 patients got this service
99

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 561 patients got this service
1.1
STUART BAKER

DECATUR, Ill. 62526

Plastic Surgery

21%

of this provider's 206 patients got this service
97

Performed in an office

21%

of this provider's 206 patients got this service
1.6
STEWART WEST

AMERICAN FORK, Utah 84003

Dermatology

16%

of this provider's 330 patients got this service
97

Performed in an office

16%

of this provider's 330 patients got this service
1.2
EARL PEARSON

PORTERVILLE, Calif. 93257

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 1,625 patients got this service
96

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 1,625 patients got this service
1.1
STEPHEN MARSHALL

HUTCHINSON, Kan. 67502

Dermatology

4%

of this provider's 2,012 patients got this service
94

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 2,012 patients got this service
1
ROBERT SMITH

DENTON, Tex. 76201

Dermatology

3%

of this provider's 2,582 patients got this service
94

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 2,582 patients got this service
1
RICK STORIE

FORT WAYNE, Ind. 46805

Physician Assistant

15%

of this provider's 401 patients got this service
93

Performed in an office

15%

of this provider's 401 patients got this service
1.1
BARBARA SCHRODT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. 40205

Dermatology

7%

of this provider's 940 patients got this service
90

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 940 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 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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