Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0

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

Service Code: 17282, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$276,634

Total Times Performed (or Units)

83,636

Rank Among All Services

969

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
10,162 Florida
8,318 California
5,712 Texas
4,467 North Carolina
3,956 Kentucky
3,600 Alabama
3,124 Pennsylvania
3,087 New York
3,038 Indiana
2,624 Arizona
2,467 New Jersey
2,284 Illinois
2,058 Arkansas
1,756 Georgia
1,704 South Carolina
1,635 Tennessee
1,555 Nebraska
1,498 Michigan
1,411 Oklahoma
1,389 South Dakota
1,356 Louisiana
1,246 Missouri
1,241 Virginia
1,184 Massachusetts
1,158 Maryland
983 Colorado
982 Ohio
939 Mississippi
887 Utah
835 Washington
832 Oregon
825 Kansas
691 Wisconsin
653 Connecticut
559 New Hampshire
539 West Virginia
498 Iowa
469 Maine
390 Delaware
301 New Mexico
298 Hawaii
267 Nevada
228 Minnesota
130 Montana
73 Idaho
64 Vermont
46 North Dakota
22 Rhode Island
12 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
STEPHEN SMITH

LOUISVILLE, Ky. 40207

Dermatology

64%

of this provider's 2,418 patients got this service
2,520

Performed in an office

64%

of this provider's 2,418 patients got this service
1.4
MATTHEW LUXENBERG

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. 90720

Specialist

45%

of this provider's 1,257 patients got this service
1,071

Performed in an office

45%

of this provider's 1,257 patients got this service
1.9
WILLIAM BRUNNER

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. 57105

Dermatology

42%

of this provider's 1,095 patients got this service
946

Performed in a facility

42%

of this provider's 1,095 patients got this service
1.3
JOHN STEWART

OPELIKA, Ala. 36801

Dermatology

25%

of this provider's 1,917 patients got this service
902

Performed in an office

25%

of this provider's 1,917 patients got this service
1.3
HILTON YEE

THE WOODLANDS, Tex. 77380

Plastic Surgery

24%

of this provider's 348 patients got this service
495

Performed in an office

24%

of this provider's 348 patients got this service
2.8
THOMAS CHUA

AURORA, Ill. 60506

Dermatology

72%

of this provider's 150 patients got this service
469

Performed in an office

72%

of this provider's 150 patients got this service
3
MICHAEL RADONICH

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. 90720

Specialist

34%

of this provider's 570 patients got this service
442

Performed in an office

34%

of this provider's 570 patients got this service
1.6
MARK KELLEY

GRENADA, Miss. 38901

Dermatology

13%

of this provider's 2,159 patients got this service
433

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 2,159 patients got this service
1.3
DAVID GROSS

ST AUGUSTINE, Fla. 32084

Dermatology

11%

of this provider's 2,453 patients got this service
375

Performed in an office

11%

of this provider's 2,453 patients got this service
1.2
RICHARD DEANGELIS

ANDERSON, S.C. 29621

MOHS-Micrographic Surgery

15%

of this provider's 1,765 patients got this service
348

Performed in an office

15%

of this provider's 1,765 patients got this service
1.1
STEVEN HODGKIN

VICTORVILLE, Calif. 92395

Specialist

16%

of this provider's 1,046 patients got this service
348

Performed in an office

16%

of this provider's 1,046 patients got this service
1.3
NGA PHAN

MONTGOMERY, Ala. 36117

Dermatology

11%

of this provider's 1,681 patients got this service
322

Performed in an office

11%

of this provider's 1,681 patients got this service
1.2
ASHRAF HASSANEIN

THE VILLAGES, Fla. 32162

Dermatology

8%

of this provider's 2,906 patients got this service
318

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 2,906 patients got this service
1.2
JEFFREY CASE

PADUCAH, Ky. 42003

Legal Medicine

11%

of this provider's 2,417 patients got this service
316

Performed in an office

11%

of this provider's 2,417 patients got this service
1.1
JOHN LUCKASEN

OMAHA, Neb. 68131

Dermatology

7%

of this provider's 2,685 patients got this service
298

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 2,685 patients got this service
1.2
JOSHUA BERLIN

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. 33437

Dermatology

9%

of this provider's 2,402 patients got this service
295

Performed in an office

9%

of this provider's 2,402 patients got this service
1.1
ALAN TURNHAM

DOTHAN, Ala. 36301

Dermatology

20%

of this provider's 691 patients got this service
289

Performed in an office

20%

of this provider's 691 patients got this service
1.9
MICHAEL MASTERS

CLYDE, N.C. 28721

Dermatology

17%

of this provider's 865 patients got this service
289

Performed in an office

17%

of this provider's 865 patients got this service
1.3
JAMES ALTICK

MONROE, La. 71201

Dermatology

8%

of this provider's 3,143 patients got this service
276

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 3,143 patients got this service
1.1
FREDERICK LYKES

VICTORIA, Tex. 77901

Dermatology

13%

of this provider's 1,497 patients got this service
265

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 1,497 patients got this service
1.2
MARK KING

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. 72653

Dermatology

6%

of this provider's 3,566 patients got this service
264

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 3,566 patients got this service
1.1
JAMES RHEIM

MONTEREY, Calif. 93940

Dermatology

13%

of this provider's 1,400 patients got this service
263

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 1,400 patients got this service
1.3
STEVEN FISHMAN

MONTICELLO, N.Y. 12701

Dermatology

10%

of this provider's 2,039 patients got this service
258

Performed in an office

10%

of this provider's 2,039 patients got this service
1.1
HAYDEN FRANKS

TEXARKANA, Tex. 75503

Specialist

8%

of this provider's 2,755 patients got this service
247

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 2,755 patients got this service
1.1
SCOTT GOFFIN

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. 01230

Dermatology

9%

of this provider's 1,937 patients got this service
247

Performed in an office

9%

of this provider's 1,937 patients got this service
1.3
RALPH LEMCKE

TUCSON, Ariz. 85710

Dermatology

29%

of this provider's 253 patients got this service
244

Performed in an office

29%

of this provider's 253 patients got this service
2
KENRICK ROBERTS

CUMBERLAND, Md. 21502

Dermatology

9%

of this provider's 1,984 patients got this service
237

Performed in an office

9%

of this provider's 1,984 patients got this service
1.2
JOSEPH GRETZULA

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. 33426

Dermatology

18%

of this provider's 758 patients got this service
236

Performed in an office

18%

of this provider's 758 patients got this service
1.5
SCOTT SHEFTEL

TUCSON, Ariz. 85718

Specialist

7%

of this provider's 2,362 patients got this service
231

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 2,362 patients got this service
1.2
JOHN LEGERE

LANCASTER, Pa. 17602

Dermatology

11%

of this provider's 1,654 patients got this service
223

Performed in an office

11%

of this provider's 1,654 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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