Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Change of breathing tube of windpipe in

Neck

Service Code: 31502, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$1,629.94

Total Times Performed (or Units)

2,235

Rank Among All Services

2,754

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
421 New York
262 Maryland
229 California
167 New Jersey
134 Pennsylvania
131 Missouri
118 Ohio
104 Indiana
104 Michigan
86 Connecticut
81 Georgia
78 Florida
58 Illinois
56 Oklahoma
40 Alabama
30 Massachusetts
28 South Carolina
21 Kentucky
18 Arizona
15 Texas
15 Arkansas
15 Washington, DC
12 Mississippi
12 Idaho

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
DENNY MARTIN

NEW YORK, N.Y. 10006

Neurological Surgery

5%

of this provider's 1,178 patients got this service
193

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 1,178 patients got this service
3.4
ALAN OSHINSKY

BALTIMORE, Md. 21202

Specialist

10%

of this provider's 850 patients got this service
132

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 850 patients got this service
1.6
NADEEM AHMED

SAINT LOUIS, Mo. 63141

Pulmonary Disease

9%

of this provider's 1,249 patients got this service
131

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 1,249 patients got this service
1.2
SANDEEP MEHRISHI

BELLEROSE, N.Y. 11426

Pulmonary Disease

4%

of this provider's 552 patients got this service
94

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 552 patients got this service
4.1
AJIT SHAH

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio 44130

Otolaryngology

0.78%

of this provider's 1,413 patients got this service
70

Performed in an office

0.78%

of this provider's 1,413 patients got this service
6.4
APOLINARIO MATEO

BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11209

Internal Medicine

6%

of this provider's 662 patients got this service
67

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 662 patients got this service
1.8
THOMAS TAKOUDES

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. 06473

Otolaryngology

8%

of this provider's 761 patients got this service
67

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 761 patients got this service
1.1
DEREK LEE

LIVINGSTON, N.J. 07039

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

15%

of this provider's 298 patients got this service
60

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 298 patients got this service
1.4
MAXIMO FERNAN

MUSKOGEE, Okla. 74401

Pulmonary Disease

4%

of this provider's 916 patients got this service
56

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 916 patients got this service
1.7
SAMER MAKHOUL

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. 15904

Pulmonary Disease

5%

of this provider's 744 patients got this service
54

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 744 patients got this service
1.5
VINCIYA PANDIAN

BALTIMORE, Md. 21287

Nurse Practitioner

77%

of this provider's 60 patients got this service
52

Performed in a facility

77%

of this provider's 60 patients got this service
1.1
SALIM RIZK

BALTIMORE, Md. 21218

Critical Care Medicine

2%

of this provider's 999 patients got this service
44

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 999 patients got this service
1.9
DAVID RIKER

SAN DIEGO, Calif. 92103

Internal Medicine

10%

of this provider's 407 patients got this service
44

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 407 patients got this service
1.1
MICHAEL KALAFER

CORONADO, Calif. 92118

Pulmonary Disease

35%

of this provider's 55 patients got this service
42

Performed in a facility

35%

of this provider's 55 patients got this service
2.2
ASHLEY JANKOWSKI

DETROIT, Mich. 48202

Physician Assistant

35%

of this provider's 111 patients got this service
40

Performed in a facility

35%

of this provider's 111 patients got this service
1
THOMAS NIELSEN

CHICAGO, Ill. 60612

Otolaryngology

2%

of this provider's 663 patients got this service
37

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 663 patients got this service
2.3
THABET ABBARAH

WATERFORD, Mich. 48328

Otolaryngology

7%

of this provider's 383 patients got this service
35

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 383 patients got this service
1.3
GIANT LIN

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. 07932

Otolaryngology

4%

of this provider's 400 patients got this service
35

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 400 patients got this service
2.5
DAVID BERKOWITZ

ATLANTA, Ga. 30322

Pulmonary Disease

5%

of this provider's 389 patients got this service
34

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 389 patients got this service
1.7
SAMIR MAKANI

SAN DIEGO, Calif. 92103

Pulmonary Disease

6%

of this provider's 365 patients got this service
34

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 365 patients got this service
1.6
RAYMOND LESSER

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. 19102

Otolaryngology

5%

of this provider's 517 patients got this service
33

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 517 patients got this service
1.2
MATTHEW KOSCIELSKI

SOUTH BEND, Ind. 46601

Specialist

2%

of this provider's 1,280 patients got this service
33

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 1,280 patients got this service
1.6
MARK AULT

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90048

Internal Medicine

2%

of this provider's 1,178 patients got this service
31

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 1,178 patients got this service
1.3
JACK MANN

BAYSIDE, N.Y. 11361

Pulmonary Disease

4%

of this provider's 653 patients got this service
31

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 653 patients got this service
1.3
TIMOTHY ANDERSON

NORWOOD, Mass. 02062

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

9%

of this provider's 257 patients got this service
30

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 257 patients got this service
1.4
CHRISTOPHER BEGLEY

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. 15905

Pulmonary Disease

4%

of this provider's 406 patients got this service
29

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 406 patients got this service
1.8
LUCINDA HALSTEAD

CHARLESTON, S.C. 29425

Otolaryngology

3%

of this provider's 355 patients got this service
28

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 355 patients got this service
2.3
LISA PERRY-GILKES

ATLANTA, Ga. 30331

Otolaryngology

10%

of this provider's 231 patients got this service
27

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 231 patients got this service
1.1
DAVID CARLSON

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. 32216

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

5%

of this provider's 361 patients got this service
25

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 361 patients got this service
1.3
ROBERT WU

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. 94578

Otolaryngology

2%

of this provider's 855 patients got this service
24

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 855 patients got this service
1.3

Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

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