Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Open treatment of broken thigh bone with

Insertion of hardware or prosthetic replacement

Service Code: 27236, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$1,367,714.39

Total Times Performed (or Units)

28,502

Rank Among All Services

1,442

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
3,468 Florida
2,598 Texas
2,090 California
1,108 New Jersey
1,024 Alabama
897 Illinois
891 New York
847 Michigan
834 Oklahoma
799 Arizona
748 North Carolina
739 Virginia
730 Missouri
700 Tennessee
699 Ohio
694 Kansas
679 Indiana
669 Pennsylvania
632 Arkansas
627 Georgia
546 Massachusetts
521 Kentucky
518 Mississippi
514 South Carolina
511 Maryland
472 Washington
409 Iowa
397 Louisiana
283 Colorado
274 Nevada
258 South Dakota
243 West Virginia
236 Oregon
215 Maine
182 Connecticut
170 New Hampshire
169 Wisconsin
163 Nebraska
161 New Mexico
151 Delaware
122 Utah
113 Montana
98 North Dakota
93 Minnesota
80 Idaho
42 Vermont
30 Hawaii
14 Wyoming
13 Alaska

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 RIPCHINSKI

DES MOINES, Iowa 50314

Physician Assistant

16%

of this provider's 359 patients got this service
59

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 359 patients got this service
1
BRIAN JOHNSON

JACKSON, Miss. 39202

Orthopaedic Surgery

4%

of this provider's 1,505 patients got this service
58

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 1,505 patients got this service
1
CHINEDU NWOSA

DES MOINES, Iowa 50314

Orthopaedic Trauma

17%

of this provider's 345 patients got this service
57

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 345 patients got this service
1
CHARLES TOMAN

BOCA RATON, Fla. 33433

Orthopaedic Surgery

5%

of this provider's 978 patients got this service
54

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 978 patients got this service
1
MUNIR AHMED

TOMS RIVER, N.J. 08755

Orthopaedic Surgery

11%

of this provider's 511 patients got this service
54

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 511 patients got this service
1
CHAD CORRIGAN

WICHITA, Kan. 67226

Orthopaedic Surgery

15%

of this provider's 328 patients got this service
51

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 328 patients got this service
1
ANTHONY POLLOCK

WICHITA, Kan. 67226

Orthopaedic Surgery

10%

of this provider's 483 patients got this service
50

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 483 patients got this service
1
SCOTT WALKER

MUNCIE, Ind. 47304

Orthopaedic Surgery

10%

of this provider's 510 patients got this service
49

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 510 patients got this service
1
MICHAEL OBOYLE

GREENVILLE, S.C. 29615

Orthopaedic Surgery

7%

of this provider's 644 patients got this service
48

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 644 patients got this service
1
DANIEL THOMPSON

BEAUMONT, Tex. 77707

Orthopaedic Trauma

15%

of this provider's 306 patients got this service
48

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 306 patients got this service
1
BRADLEY DART

WICHITA, Kan. 67226

Orthopaedic Trauma

11%

of this provider's 395 patients got this service
47

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 395 patients got this service
1
SHARILYN DALTON

SURPRISE, Ariz. 85378

Physician Assistant, Surgical

13%

of this provider's 334 patients got this service
46

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 334 patients got this service
1
PETER ALTHAUSEN

RENO, Nev. 89503

Orthopaedic Trauma

11%

of this provider's 432 patients got this service
46

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 432 patients got this service
1
EDMUND WITKOWSKI

VENICE, Fla. 34292

Sports Medicine

5%

of this provider's 946 patients got this service
45

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 946 patients got this service
1
EDGAR VYHMEISTER

CHICO, Calif. 95926

Orthopaedic Trauma

13%

of this provider's 338 patients got this service
45

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 338 patients got this service
1
CHELSEA BALLARD

DALLAS, Tex. 75246

Physician Assistant, Surgical

34%

of this provider's 130 patients got this service
45

Performed in a facility

34%

of this provider's 130 patients got this service
1
ROBERT PARISIEN

MANCHESTER, N.H. 03101

Orthopaedic Surgery

9%

of this provider's 501 patients got this service
44

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 501 patients got this service
1
ROBERT GAINES

LUBBOCK, Tex. 79410

Orthopaedic Trauma

9%

of this provider's 476 patients got this service
44

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 476 patients got this service
1
KRISTINA CARTER

COLUMBIA, Mo. 65201

Physician Assistant

18%

of this provider's 241 patients got this service
43

Performed in a facility

18%

of this provider's 241 patients got this service
1
MICHAEL HERWIG

SALINA, Kan. 67401

Physician Assistant, Surgical

18%

of this provider's 233 patients got this service
42

Performed in a facility

18%

of this provider's 233 patients got this service
1
CASEY CATES

DALLAS, Tex. 75246

Orthopaedic Surgery

17%

of this provider's 230 patients got this service
40

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 230 patients got this service
1
JOHN WILLIAMS

LEESBURG, Fla. 34748

Orthopaedic Surgery

3%

of this provider's 1,185 patients got this service
38

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 1,185 patients got this service
1
CRAIG SPRENGER

BOCA RATON, Fla. 33486

Physician Assistant, Surgical

16%

of this provider's 232 patients got this service
38

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 232 patients got this service
1
CHARLES OGBURN

ATHENS, Ga. 30606

Orthopaedic Trauma

8%

of this provider's 437 patients got this service
38

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 437 patients got this service
1
RANDALL LAIS

DALLAS, Tex. 75246

Orthopaedic Surgery

20%

of this provider's 186 patients got this service
38

Performed in a facility

20%

of this provider's 186 patients got this service
1
MICHAEL RUSNAK

FORT COLLINS, Colo. 80525

Orthopaedic Trauma

12%

of this provider's 302 patients got this service
38

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 302 patients got this service
1
FREDERICK BEBEAU

BEAUMONT, Tex. 77707

Physician Assistant, Surgical

11%

of this provider's 322 patients got this service
37

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 322 patients got this service
1
ROBERT TRAVIS

CANTON, Mich. 48187

Orthopaedic Surgery

9%

of this provider's 421 patients got this service
37

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 421 patients got this service
1
JEFFERY MACMILLAN

MERRIAM, Kan. 66204

Orthopaedic Surgery

5%

of this provider's 381 patients got this service
37

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 381 patients got this service
1
ROBERT MAPLES

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. 35801

Orthopaedic Surgery

8%

of this provider's 465 patients got this service
37

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 465 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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