Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint using an endoscope

Service Code: 29879, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$136,195.26

Total Times Performed (or Units)

6,180

Rank Among All Services

2,220

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
1,645 Florida
645 California
581 Nevada
445 Texas
292 New York
241 Oklahoma
220 Ohio
207 Michigan
149 Maryland
135 South Carolina
128 Alabama
117 New Jersey
114 Indiana
108 Arkansas
108 Mississippi
105 North Carolina
84 Illinois
77 Kansas
76 Pennsylvania
73 Kentucky
71 Missouri
65 Tennessee
62 Washington
61 Georgia
58 Hawaii
48 New Mexico
47 Virginia
37 Massachusetts
36 Wisconsin
29 Connecticut
28 Utah
27 Arizona
18 Idaho
14 Iowa
12 Nebraska

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
SPECIALTY ASC LLC

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89117

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

22%

of this provider's 952 patients got this service
223

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 952 patients got this service
1
STEVEN THOMAS

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89117

Orthopaedic Surgery

28%

of this provider's 599 patients got this service
171

Performed in a facility

28%

of this provider's 599 patients got this service
1
RIVERWALK ASC, LLC

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

11%

of this provider's 968 patients got this service
111

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 968 patients got this service
1
YOGESH MITTAL

TULSA, Okla. 74104

Orthopaedic Surgery

6%

of this provider's 1,592 patients got this service
111

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,592 patients got this service
1.1
MARK MCDONALD

LIMA, Ohio 45804

Orthopaedic Surgery

34%

of this provider's 255 patients got this service
97

Performed in a facility

34%

of this provider's 255 patients got this service
1.1
JEFFREY MENDELSON

WARREN, Mich. 48093

Orthopaedic Surgery

6%

of this provider's 1,227 patients got this service
71

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,227 patients got this service
1
SYNERGY SPINE AND ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY CENTER, LLC

WARREN, Mich. 48092

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

13%

of this provider's 497 patients got this service
67

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 497 patients got this service
1
DEREK FARR

OCALA, Fla. 34471

Orthopaedic Surgery

6%

of this provider's 1,021 patients got this service
65

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,021 patients got this service
1
MARION SURGERY CENTER, LLC

OCALA, Fla. 34471

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

10%

of this provider's 569 patients got this service
65

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 569 patients got this service
1.1
HOWARD KAPP

NAPLES, Fla. 34102

Orthopaedic Surgery

3%

of this provider's 2,204 patients got this service
62

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 2,204 patients got this service
1
TOTAL BACK CARE CENTER INC

NAPLES, Fla. 34102

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 1,133 patients got this service
61

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,133 patients got this service
1
CALVIN OISHI

AIEA, Hawaii 96701

Orthopaedic Surgery

6%

of this provider's 947 patients got this service
58

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 947 patients got this service
1
KEITH HALL

PIKEVILLE, Ky. 41501

Orthopaedic Surgery

10%

of this provider's 592 patients got this service
57

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 592 patients got this service
1
GEORGE MARKOVICH

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Orthopaedic Surgery

6%

of this provider's 877 patients got this service
56

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 877 patients got this service
1
DANIEL KANELL

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. 33316

Orthopaedic Surgery

15%

of this provider's 295 patients got this service
46

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 295 patients got this service
1
GRAHAM HOWORTH

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. 35010

Orthopaedic Surgery

7%

of this provider's 632 patients got this service
43

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 632 patients got this service
1
GREGORY BIGLER

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89117

Sports Medicine

9%

of this provider's 475 patients got this service
43

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 475 patients got this service
1
PASQUALE DEFIORE

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Physician Assistant

20%

of this provider's 205 patients got this service
42

Performed in a facility

20%

of this provider's 205 patients got this service
1
W MACLEOD

DOUGLAS, Ga. 31533

Orthopaedic Surgery

9%

of this provider's 426 patients got this service
41

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 426 patients got this service
1.1
JOHN VANN

GREENVILLE, S.C. 29615

Sports Medicine

7%

of this provider's 600 patients got this service
40

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 600 patients got this service
1
RONALD KOE

HENDERSON, Nev. 89074

Orthopaedic Surgery

9%

of this provider's 387 patients got this service
39

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 387 patients got this service
1.1
HIGH DESERT SURGERY CENTER, L.L.C.

KENNEWICK, Wash. 99336

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

14%

of this provider's 266 patients got this service
38

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 266 patients got this service
1.1
JOHN KAGAN

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33901

Orthopaedic Surgery

3%

of this provider's 1,281 patients got this service
38

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 1,281 patients got this service
1
WALTER CHOUNG

BEVERLY HILLS, Fla. 34465

Orthopaedic Surgery

4%

of this provider's 989 patients got this service
37

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 989 patients got this service
1
ASC GAMMA PARTNERS LTD

MIAMI, Fla. 33173

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

9%

of this provider's 406 patients got this service
37

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 406 patients got this service
1
RYAN GURSKY

BLUE SPRINGSQ, Mo. 64014

Orthopaedic Surgery

6%

of this provider's 589 patients got this service
36

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 589 patients got this service
1.1
AFFINITY SURGERY CENTER, LLC

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89147

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

20%

of this provider's 179 patients got this service
36

Performed in a facility

20%

of this provider's 179 patients got this service
1
GREGORY HOLT

TULSA, Okla. 74104

Orthopaedic Surgery

7%

of this provider's 512 patients got this service
35

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 512 patients got this service
1
JAMES GUERRA

NAPLES, Fla. 34110

Orthopaedic Surgery

2%

of this provider's 1,936 patients got this service
35

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 1,936 patients got this service
1
GUSTAVUS RUSH

MERIDIAN, Miss. 39301

Orthopaedic Surgery

9%

of this provider's 377 patients got this service
35

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 377 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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