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

$56,643.62

Total Times Performed (or Units)

21,315

Rank Among All Services

1,567

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
2,556 California
2,046 Florida
1,010 Pennsylvania
1,003 Texas
832 Oklahoma
813 New Jersey
791 Tennessee
736 North Carolina
698 Arizona
676 Indiana
646 Illinois
624 Kentucky
599 Arkansas
585 Utah
580 Virginia
480 Missouri
477 Colorado
460 Kansas
443 South Carolina
423 Maryland
399 Michigan
398 Alabama
389 New Mexico
341 New York
341 Georgia
332 Mississippi
277 Washington
274 Massachusetts
268 Nebraska
232 Ohio
182 Louisiana
156 New Hampshire
145 Connecticut
141 Iowa
115 Wisconsin
112 South Dakota
111 West Virginia
93 Nevada
84 Hawaii
68 Vermont
64 Oregon
52 Idaho
50 North Dakota
49 Maine
35 Delaware
30 Minnesota
29 Wyoming
22 Alaska
18 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
ROBERT WEISS

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. 08210

Dermatology

41%

of this provider's 342 patients got this service
395

Performed in an office

41%

of this provider's 342 patients got this service
1.9
WILLIAM SHERWIN

BALA CYNWYD, Pa. 19004

Dermatology

19%

of this provider's 1,239 patients got this service
334

Performed in an office

19%

of this provider's 1,239 patients got this service
1.3
MICHAEL MACDUFF

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. 93301

Dermatology

31%

of this provider's 475 patients got this service
289

Performed in an office

31%

of this provider's 475 patients got this service
1.6
ROSS HENSLEY

LAWTON, Okla. 73505

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 2,542 patients got this service
179

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 2,542 patients got this service
1.1
SCOTT CRATER

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Specialist

8%

of this provider's 1,931 patients got this service
176

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 1,931 patients got this service
1.1
JOHN LUCKASEN

OMAHA, Neb. 68131

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 2,519 patients got this service
171

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 2,519 patients got this service
1
DANIEL SOKOLOFF

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. 33407

Dermatology

8%

of this provider's 1,651 patients got this service
163

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 1,651 patients got this service
1.1
JONATHAN DALTON

DEERFIELD, Ill. 60015

Dermatology

8%

of this provider's 1,572 patients got this service
156

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 1,572 patients got this service
1.1
STEPHEN MARSHALL

HUTCHINSON, Kan. 67502

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 2,339 patients got this service
149

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 2,339 patients got this service
1
ELIZABETH DUNLAVEY

SPARTANBURG, S.C. 29303

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 1,948 patients got this service
144

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 1,948 patients got this service
1.1
PAUL DEAN

LA MESA, Calif. 91942

Dermatology

16%

of this provider's 732 patients got this service
144

Performed in an office

16%

of this provider's 732 patients got this service
1.1
ROBERT HARTMAN

ENCINO, Calif. 91316

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 2,127 patients got this service
121

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 2,127 patients got this service
1.1
DAVID FLIEGER

TUCSON, Ariz. 85710

Dermatology

17%

of this provider's 549 patients got this service
119

Performed in an office

17%

of this provider's 549 patients got this service
1.1
MATTHEW DEETHS

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. 81501

Dermatology

10%

of this provider's 758 patients got this service
117

Performed in an office

10%

of this provider's 758 patients got this service
1.2
THOMAS URICE

NORMAN, Okla. 73069

Specialist

3%

of this provider's 2,791 patients got this service
116

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 2,791 patients got this service
1.1
W SMITH

ST GEORGE, Utah 84770

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 1,960 patients got this service
116

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 1,960 patients got this service
1.1
ERIC REDING

SHAWNEE, Okla. 74804

Dermatology

4%

of this provider's 2,463 patients got this service
114

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 2,463 patients got this service
1
MICHAEL MOATS

SANTA MARIA, Calif. 93454

Dermatology

4%

of this provider's 1,847 patients got this service
111

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 1,847 patients got this service
1.2
ROBERT KAPLAN

MEMPHIS, Tenn. 38119

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 1,231 patients got this service
105

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 1,231 patients got this service
1.2
JAMES KERNER

LAS CRUCES, N.M. 88011

Specialist

4%

of this provider's 2,214 patients got this service
104

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 2,214 patients got this service
1
JONNA WEBB

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. 72830

Physician Assistant

8%

of this provider's 1,050 patients got this service
101

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 1,050 patients got this service
1.1
EARL PEARSON

PORTERVILLE, Calif. 93257

Dermatology

5%

of this provider's 1,616 patients got this service
100

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 1,616 patients got this service
1
STEWART WEST

AMERICAN FORK, Utah 84003

Dermatology

17%

of this provider's 376 patients got this service
99

Performed in an office

17%

of this provider's 376 patients got this service
1.2
JOHN LONG

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. 32174

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 1,594 patients got this service
99

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 1,594 patients got this service
1.1
LEWIS SLAWSKY

MARYVILLE, Tenn. 37803

Dermatology

7%

of this provider's 1,132 patients got this service
99

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 1,132 patients got this service
1.1
KEYS KEEL

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. 92651

Family Medicine

16%

of this provider's 80 patients got this service
97

Performed in an office

16%

of this provider's 80 patients got this service
1.8
GEORGE LEWIS

FORT SMITH, Ark. 72903

Dermatology

3%

of this provider's 2,852 patients got this service
96

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 2,852 patients got this service
1.1
MATTHEW ROWLEY

LUFKIN, Tex. 75904

Specialist

4%

of this provider's 2,146 patients got this service
93

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 2,146 patients got this service
1.1
STUART BAKER

DECATUR, Ill. 62526

Plastic Surgery

22%

of this provider's 169 patients got this service
92

Performed in an office

22%

of this provider's 169 patients got this service
1.7
JOEL MAX

TIMONIUM, Md. 21093

Dermatology

3%

of this provider's 2,622 patients got this service
92

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 2,622 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 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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