Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Laser destruction of incompetent vein of arm

Or leg using imaging guidance, accessed through the skin

Service Code: 36478, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$902,237.51

Total Times Performed (or Units)

71,073

Rank Among All Services

1,035

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
12,165 Florida
6,564 Illinois
4,202 California
4,089 Maryland
3,710 Texas
3,697 New York
3,160 Arizona
3,130 Virginia
2,518 North Carolina
2,343 Missouri
2,324 Alabama
2,217 Michigan
2,154 Georgia
1,819 Ohio
1,646 Tennessee
1,613 New Jersey
1,254 Pennsylvania
1,218 Indiana
989 Mississippi
896 New Mexico
769 Nevada
668 Connecticut
656 Kansas
637 Oklahoma
546 Montana
520 Washington
514 Massachusetts
512 South Carolina
502 Colorado
486 Louisiana
465 Kentucky
446 Arkansas
433 Wisconsin
398 West Virginia
314 Iowa
262 Utah
255 Nebraska
210 Maine
190 Rhode Island
156 Minnesota
129 North Dakota
81 Alaska
57 Idaho
38 Washington, DC
34 South Dakota
32 Wyoming
20 Oregon
20 Delaware

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
SEAN STEWART

SILVER SPRING, Md. 20910

Emergency Medicine

37%

of this provider's 604 patients got this service
824

Performed in an office

37%

of this provider's 604 patients got this service
3.7
HERMAN PANG

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. 85258

Specialist

51%

of this provider's 478 patients got this service
813

Performed in an office

51%

of this provider's 478 patients got this service
3.3
DOUGLAS JOYCE

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. 33950

Vascular Surgery

60%

of this provider's 326 patients got this service
739

Performed in an office

60%

of this provider's 326 patients got this service
3.8
RAVI SHARMA

HOMOSASSA, Fla. 34446

Specialist

46%

of this provider's 489 patients got this service
714

Performed in an office

46%

of this provider's 489 patients got this service
3.2
ARUN CHOWLA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. 22304

Surgery

48%

of this provider's 390 patients got this service
698

Performed in an office

48%

of this provider's 390 patients got this service
3.8
SAM EBRAHIMI

TARZANA, Calif. 91356

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

34%

of this provider's 669 patients got this service
658

Performed in an office

34%

of this provider's 669 patients got this service
2.9
HUGO HART

ORLANDO, Fla. 32804

Vascular Surgery

39%

of this provider's 710 patients got this service
619

Performed in an office

39%

of this provider's 710 patients got this service
2.2
SAMUEL MARTIN

ORLANDO, Fla. 32804

Vascular Surgery

33%

of this provider's 762 patients got this service
571

Performed in an office

33%

of this provider's 762 patients got this service
2.2
BRYAN CARTER

THE VILLAGES, Fla. 32159

Physician Assistant, Medical

52%

of this provider's 317 patients got this service
547

Performed in an office

52%

of this provider's 317 patients got this service
3.3
DANIEL ARNOLD

ORLANDO, Fla. 32804

Vascular Surgery

42%

of this provider's 575 patients got this service
526

Performed in an office

42%

of this provider's 575 patients got this service
2.2
DOMINIC PEDULLA

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. 73112

Cardiovascular Disease

40%

of this provider's 430 patients got this service
497

Performed in an office

40%

of this provider's 430 patients got this service
2.9
MICHAEL RYAN

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. 65109

Not Specified

26%

of this provider's 800 patients got this service
493

Performed in an office

26%

of this provider's 800 patients got this service
2.4
MICHELLE NGUYEN

ARLINGTON, Va. 22205

Specialist

42%

of this provider's 337 patients got this service
480

Performed in an office

42%

of this provider's 337 patients got this service
3.4
JOHN HOROWITZ

OCOEE, Fla. 34761

Vascular Surgery

38%

of this provider's 369 patients got this service
453

Performed in an office

38%

of this provider's 369 patients got this service
3.2
VAHE MELKONYAN

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. 91403

Specialist

34%

of this provider's 509 patients got this service
433

Performed in an office

34%

of this provider's 509 patients got this service
2.5
DAVID BELLAMAH

MISSOULA, Mont. 59808

Surgery

38%

of this provider's 497 patients got this service
419

Performed in an office

38%

of this provider's 497 patients got this service
2.2
KAMRAN GOUDARZI

WILMINGTON, N.C. 28405

Surgery

31%

of this provider's 458 patients got this service
410

Performed in an office

31%

of this provider's 458 patients got this service
2.9
AJIT NAIDU

FLORENCE, Ala. 35630

Cardiovascular Disease

13%

of this provider's 1,113 patients got this service
405

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 1,113 patients got this service
2.8
KHALID KHAN

LAS CRUCES, N.M. 88011

Surgery

55%

of this provider's 255 patients got this service
400

Performed in an office

55%

of this provider's 255 patients got this service
2.9
KENNETH TODD

DOTHAN, Ala. 36303

Specialist

41%

of this provider's 683 patients got this service
381

Performed in an office

41%

of this provider's 683 patients got this service
1.4
COLIN BAILEY

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. 65065

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

35%

of this provider's 393 patients got this service
380

Performed in an office

35%

of this provider's 393 patients got this service
2.8
MICHAEL NELSON

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. 38138

Cardiovascular Disease

13%

of this provider's 629 patients got this service
376

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 629 patients got this service
4.7
BENJAMIN RUSH

MERIDIAN, Miss. 39301

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

20%

of this provider's 804 patients got this service
366

Performed in a facility

20%

of this provider's 804 patients got this service
2.3
EDDIE FERNANDEZ

SILVER SPRING, Md. 20910

Personal Emergency Response Attendant

20%

of this provider's 840 patients got this service
359

Performed in an office

20%

of this provider's 840 patients got this service
2.2
VINAY SATWAH

GREENBELT, Md. 20770

Interventional Cardiology

19%

of this provider's 691 patients got this service
356

Performed in an office

19%

of this provider's 691 patients got this service
2.7
KHANH NGUYEN

SILVER SPRING, Md. 20910

Emergency Medicine

18%

of this provider's 732 patients got this service
338

Performed in an office

18%

of this provider's 732 patients got this service
2.5
CHARLES HUNT

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. 35216

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

44%

of this provider's 369 patients got this service
325

Performed in an office

44%

of this provider's 369 patients got this service
2
KULBHUSHAN SHARMA

GLENDALE, Ariz. 85306

Surgery

56%

of this provider's 134 patients got this service
324

Performed in an office

56%

of this provider's 134 patients got this service
4.3
BACK KIM

FLUSHING, N.Y. 11354

Cardiovascular Disease

19%

of this provider's 591 patients got this service
316

Performed in an office

19%

of this provider's 591 patients got this service
2.9
LEV KHITIN

BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11215

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

30%

of this provider's 422 patients got this service
314

Performed in an office

30%

of this provider's 422 patients got this service
2.5

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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