Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of spine bones with removal of

Disc at upper spinal column, anterior approach

Service Code: 22551, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$1,685,021.37

Total Times Performed (or Units)

32,371

Rank Among All Services

1,372

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
3,036 Texas
2,987 Florida
1,940 Georgia
1,915 Alabama
1,914 North Carolina
1,762 California
1,096 Tennessee
1,083 South Carolina
1,065 Louisiana
1,035 Virginia
1,015 Missouri
989 Ohio
862 Oklahoma
802 Michigan
755 Washington
742 Illinois
711 Indiana
697 Kentucky
644 Maryland
639 Pennsylvania
577 Mississippi
552 Kansas
498 Massachusetts
487 Colorado
400 New York
383 Arkansas
357 Arizona
321 Oregon
291 Idaho
271 Iowa
270 Nevada
237 Delaware
198 Nebraska
192 West Virginia
192 Wisconsin
179 Connecticut
178 New Jersey
158 Utah
142 Minnesota
138 Alaska
119 Wyoming
108 New Hampshire
87 Montana
69 North Dakota
67 Maine
61 New Mexico
46 South Dakota
42 Rhode Island
26 Vermont
13 Washington, DC
12 Hawaii

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
YOGISH KAMATH

W. ROXBURY, Mass. 02132

Neurological Surgery

14%

of this provider's 681 patients got this service
92

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 681 patients got this service
1
MICHAEL HAGLUND

DURHAM, N.C. 27710

Neurological Surgery

44%

of this provider's 198 patients got this service
88

Performed in a facility

44%

of this provider's 198 patients got this service
1
DANIEL WILLIAMS

PINEHURST, N.C. 28374

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

8%

of this provider's 938 patients got this service
76

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 938 patients got this service
1
BRYAN GIVHAN

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. 35401

Neurological Surgery

8%

of this provider's 785 patients got this service
63

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 785 patients got this service
1
GLORIA GARVER

RALEIGH, N.C. 27609

Physician Assistant, Surgical

71%

of this provider's 86 patients got this service
61

Performed in a facility

71%

of this provider's 86 patients got this service
1
JOHN ROBINSON

STUART, Fla. 34994

Neurological Surgery

11%

of this provider's 552 patients got this service
58

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 552 patients got this service
1
GEORGE STEFANIS

MACON, Ga. 31217

Neurological Surgery

7%

of this provider's 743 patients got this service
54

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 743 patients got this service
1
HAROLD HAMILTON

WACO, Tex. 76712

Neurological Surgery

9%

of this provider's 626 patients got this service
54

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 626 patients got this service
1
CHRISTOPHER BROWN

DURHAM, N.C. 27710

Orthopaedic Surgery

9%

of this provider's 619 patients got this service
53

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 619 patients got this service
1
RICK MCKENZIE

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. 35401

Neurological Surgery

7%

of this provider's 733 patients got this service
53

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 733 patients got this service
1
JOHN VIOLA

STUART, Fla. 34994

Neurological Surgery

9%

of this provider's 609 patients got this service
52

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 609 patients got this service
1
JOSEPH GRAHAM

GALENA, Kan. 66739

Orthopaedic Surgery

6%

of this provider's 854 patients got this service
51

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 854 patients got this service
1
DEEPAK AWASTHI

THIBODAUX, La. 70301

Neurological Surgery

20%

of this provider's 248 patients got this service
51

Performed in a facility

20%

of this provider's 248 patients got this service
1
JONATHAN CITOW

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. 60048

Neurological Surgery

5%

of this provider's 985 patients got this service
50

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 985 patients got this service
1
CONSTANTINE TOUMBIS

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. 34429

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

3%

of this provider's 1,901 patients got this service
50

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 1,901 patients got this service
1
IGOR YALOVETSKIY

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. 60048

Physician Assistant

17%

of this provider's 281 patients got this service
49

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 281 patients got this service
1
GRACE HEFFNER

CHARLOTTE, N.C. 28207

Physician Assistant

10%

of this provider's 497 patients got this service
49

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 497 patients got this service
1
JOHN DICKERSON

WICHITA, Kan. 67226

Neurological Surgery

6%

of this provider's 792 patients got this service
49

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 792 patients got this service
1
CURT FREUDENBERGER

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. 35802

Orthopaedic Surgery

8%

of this provider's 588 patients got this service
48

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 588 patients got this service
1
MICHAEL SHANNON

ZANESVILLE, Ohio 43701

Neurological Surgery

14%

of this provider's 351 patients got this service
48

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 351 patients got this service
1
JEREMY ROWE

MOBILE, Ala. 36606

Physician Assistant, Surgical

19%

of this provider's 255 patients got this service
48

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 255 patients got this service
1
RANJAN ROY

SALISBURY, N.C. 28147

Neurological Surgery

13%

of this provider's 357 patients got this service
47

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 357 patients got this service
1
STEPHEN DALRYMPLE

NEW BERN, N.C. 28562

Specialist

10%

of this provider's 486 patients got this service
47

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 486 patients got this service
1
MUKESH MISRA

LANCASTER, Calif. 93534

Neurological Surgery

8%

of this provider's 564 patients got this service
46

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 564 patients got this service
1
REX DOCTOLERO

FRESNO, Calif. 93720

Physician Assistant

35%

of this provider's 125 patients got this service
46

Performed in a facility

35%

of this provider's 125 patients got this service
1
JARROD ROUSSEL

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. 35802

Physician Assistant

27%

of this provider's 165 patients got this service
46

Performed in a facility

27%

of this provider's 165 patients got this service
1
JAVIER RETO

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. 35802

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

9%

of this provider's 523 patients got this service
46

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 523 patients got this service
1
ALI NAJAFI

FRESNO, Calif. 93720

Neurological Surgery

11%

of this provider's 413 patients got this service
46

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 413 patients got this service
1
ISA CANAVATI

FORT WAYNE, Ind. 46804

Neurological Surgery

7%

of this provider's 661 patients got this service
45

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 661 patients got this service
1
JOHN MAIN

TULSA, Okla. 74133

Neurological Surgery

9%

of this provider's 475 patients got this service
45

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 475 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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