Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of nasal passages using an

Endoscope

Service Code: 31231, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$819,034.48

Total Times Performed (or Units)

507,962

Rank Among All Services

410

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
78,994 New York
70,193 Florida
48,899 California
30,285 New Jersey
29,104 Pennsylvania
23,238 Texas
18,173 Illinois
15,106 Massachusetts
14,808 Georgia
14,636 Virginia
13,854 Maryland
12,828 North Carolina
10,050 South Carolina
9,028 Ohio
8,287 Arizona
8,231 Michigan
7,819 Connecticut
6,898 Indiana
6,501 Alabama
6,089 Tennessee
5,897 Colorado
5,200 Missouri
5,104 Washington
4,831 Kentucky
4,397 Louisiana
4,061 Iowa
3,767 Kansas
3,629 Oregon
3,585 Mississippi
3,339 Wisconsin
3,037 Nebraska
2,957 Nevada
2,835 Minnesota
2,204 Oklahoma
2,096 Maine
1,949 Delaware
1,912 Arkansas
1,694 Washington, DC
1,497 West Virginia
1,416 Hawaii
1,294 New Mexico
1,251 New Hampshire
1,207 Utah
1,174 South Dakota
835 Montana
539 Rhode Island
491 Vermont
472 Idaho
374 North Dakota
230 Wyoming
157 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
HARVEY PALEY

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. 90210

Specialist

91%

of this provider's 2,287 patients got this service
2,806

Performed in a facility

91%

of this provider's 2,287 patients got this service
1.4
BILLIE BUHNERKEMPE

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. 62703

Physician Assistant

59%

of this provider's 3,391 patients got this service
2,158

Performed in a facility

59%

of this provider's 3,391 patients got this service
1.1
ROBERT MILLER

ST AUGUSTINE, Fla. 32086

Otology & Neurotology

69%

of this provider's 1,641 patients got this service
2,039

Performed in an office

69%

of this provider's 1,641 patients got this service
1.8
TODD PARNES

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. 33446

Facial Plastic Surgery

56%

of this provider's 1,954 patients got this service
1,879

Performed in an office

56%

of this provider's 1,954 patients got this service
1.7
DANIEL BRANOVAN

BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11235

Surgery

54%

of this provider's 2,107 patients got this service
1,843

Performed in an office

54%

of this provider's 2,107 patients got this service
1.6
WINSTON VAUGHAN

ATHERTON, Calif. 94027

Specialist

97%

of this provider's 548 patients got this service
1,663

Performed in an office

97%

of this provider's 548 patients got this service
3.1
THOMAS MAGARDINO

NAPLES, Fla. 34109

Specialist

45%

of this provider's 2,002 patients got this service
1,610

Performed in an office

45%

of this provider's 2,002 patients got this service
1.8
RAYMOND SOLETIC

MANHASSET, N.Y. 11030

Specialist

77%

of this provider's 1,247 patients got this service
1,484

Performed in an office

77%

of this provider's 1,247 patients got this service
1.5
MICHAEL JACOBSON

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. 23188

Otolaryngology

52%

of this provider's 1,649 patients got this service
1,411

Performed in an office

52%

of this provider's 1,649 patients got this service
1.7
JOSEPH MIRANTE

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. 32174

Specialist

62%

of this provider's 1,212 patients got this service
1,382

Performed in an office

62%

of this provider's 1,212 patients got this service
1.8
STEVEN BELLO

NAPLES, Fla. 34109

Specialist

47%

of this provider's 1,867 patients got this service
1,290

Performed in an office

47%

of this provider's 1,867 patients got this service
1.5
JAYESH PATEL

TITUSVILLE, Fla. 32780

Facial Plastic Surgery

39%

of this provider's 1,679 patients got this service
1,221

Performed in an office

39%

of this provider's 1,679 patients got this service
1.9
NAVIN MEHTA

NEW YORK, N.Y. 10003

Ophthalmology

76%

of this provider's 854 patients got this service
1,219

Performed in an office

76%

of this provider's 854 patients got this service
1.9
MATHEW NAGORSKY

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. 19107

Otolaryngology

63%

of this provider's 989 patients got this service
1,137

Performed in an office

63%

of this provider's 989 patients got this service
1.8
MAYER ADLER

BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11204

Otolaryngology

65%

of this provider's 1,321 patients got this service
1,135

Performed in an office

65%

of this provider's 1,321 patients got this service
1.3
MICHAEL BIBLIOWICZ

ORLANDO, Fla. 32807

Otolaryngology

71%

of this provider's 1,016 patients got this service
1,134

Performed in an office

71%

of this provider's 1,016 patients got this service
1.6
BETHANY CATALDI

HIGHLAND, Ind. 46322

Facial Plastic Surgery

75%

of this provider's 494 patients got this service
1,128

Performed in an office

75%

of this provider's 494 patients got this service
3.1
GENNADY UKRAINSKY

FOREST HILLS, N.Y. 11375

Specialist

53%

of this provider's 1,308 patients got this service
1,059

Performed in an office

53%

of this provider's 1,308 patients got this service
1.5
STUART SABOL

STUART, Fla. 34996

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

38%

of this provider's 1,891 patients got this service
1,053

Performed in an office

38%

of this provider's 1,891 patients got this service
1.5
DANIEL SHARKEY

STUART, Fla. 34996

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

35%

of this provider's 2,119 patients got this service
1,029

Performed in an office

35%

of this provider's 2,119 patients got this service
1.4
ROBERT NUNEZ

STUART, Fla. 34996

Facial Plastic Surgery

34%

of this provider's 2,071 patients got this service
1,020

Performed in an office

34%

of this provider's 2,071 patients got this service
1.5
ZAHER SROUR

HANOVER, Pa. 17331

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

73%

of this provider's 568 patients got this service
1,015

Performed in an office

73%

of this provider's 568 patients got this service
2.4
JAMES HOULE

BOCA RATON, Fla. 33431

Specialist

27%

of this provider's 3,012 patients got this service
1,006

Performed in an office

27%

of this provider's 3,012 patients got this service
1.2
ARTHUR KATZ

MUNSTER, Ind. 46321

Otolaryngology

70%

of this provider's 629 patients got this service
999

Performed in an office

70%

of this provider's 629 patients got this service
2.3
OSAMA EL SILIMY

CARIBOU, Me. 04736

Otolaryngology

98%

of this provider's 380 patients got this service
965

Performed in an office

98%

of this provider's 380 patients got this service
2.6
BORIS BENTSIANOV

BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11224

Otolaryngology

41%

of this provider's 1,424 patients got this service
943

Performed in an office

41%

of this provider's 1,424 patients got this service
1.6
NEIL GOLDHABER

WELLINGTON, Fla. 33414

Specialist

49%

of this provider's 1,419 patients got this service
941

Performed in an office

49%

of this provider's 1,419 patients got this service
1.4
PHILIP LIU

HONESDALE, Pa. 18431

Otolaryngology

32%

of this provider's 1,821 patients got this service
907

Performed in an office

32%

of this provider's 1,821 patients got this service
1.6
SINA NASRI-CHENIJANI

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89128

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

47%

of this provider's 1,205 patients got this service
891

Performed in an office

47%

of this provider's 1,205 patients got this service
1.6
DONALD LANZA

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. 33702

Otolaryngology

95%

of this provider's 355 patients got this service
865

Performed in an office

95%

of this provider's 355 patients got this service
2.6

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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