Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle biopsy or removal of lymph nodes

Service Code: 38505, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$9,646.59

Total Times Performed (or Units)

2,607

Rank Among All Services

2,677

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
474 Texas
254 Florida
210 New York
150 Maryland
139 Tennessee
114 California
101 Iowa
92 Virginia
84 Connecticut
76 Arizona
75 Arkansas
65 Missouri
64 Kansas
60 Pennsylvania
60 North Carolina
51 Ohio
50 Illinois
37 Washington
37 Massachusetts
36 New Jersey
34 Mississippi
34 Indiana
33 Oklahoma
28 Colorado
27 Michigan
27 Delaware
27 Kentucky
26 Minnesota
25 Wisconsin
19 Rhode Island
17 New Hampshire
17 South Carolina
14 South Dakota
13 Oregon
13 Washington, DC
13 New Mexico
11 North Dakota

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
LYNWOOD HAMMERS

NEW HAVEN, Conn. 06519

Not Specified

4%

of this provider's 1,273 patients got this service
73

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 1,273 patients got this service
1.1
SCOTT BAUM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. 38120

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

3%

of this provider's 2,264 patients got this service
59

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 2,264 patients got this service
1
ULRIKE HAMPER

BALTIMORE, Md. 21287

Diagnostic Radiology

3%

of this provider's 1,765 patients got this service
50

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 1,765 patients got this service
1
DUAN LI

NEW YORK, N.Y. 10065

Body Imaging

5%

of this provider's 926 patients got this service
44

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 926 patients got this service
1
THOMAS FABIAN

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. 33952

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 2,614 patients got this service
42

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 2,614 patients got this service
1
DANIEL POWELL

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. 38138

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

4%

of this provider's 925 patients got this service
34

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 925 patients got this service
1
CENTRUM SURGERY CENTER LTD

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. 80111

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

4%

of this provider's 627 patients got this service
28

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 627 patients got this service
1
RAVI MURTHY

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

8%

of this provider's 314 patients got this service
25

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 314 patients got this service
1
THOMAS KOONCE

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. 72205

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 1,524 patients got this service
25

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 1,524 patients got this service
1
JUDY AHRAR

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Diagnostic Radiology

8%

of this provider's 304 patients got this service
25

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 304 patients got this service
1
KRISTIN DITTMAR

COLUMBUS, Ohio 43210

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 1,022 patients got this service
25

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 1,022 patients got this service
1
STEPHEN MCRAE

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Diagnostic Radiology

8%

of this provider's 315 patients got this service
24

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 315 patients got this service
1
RONY AVRITSCHER

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

8%

of this provider's 303 patients got this service
24

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 303 patients got this service
1
SHEILA SHETH

BALTIMORE, Md. 21287

Diagnostic Radiology

1%

of this provider's 1,758 patients got this service
24

Performed in a facility

1%

of this provider's 1,758 patients got this service
1
SUSAN SHAMBURGER

JACKSON, Miss. 39216

Diagnostic Radiology

0.63%

of this provider's 3,635 patients got this service
23

Performed in a facility

0.63%

of this provider's 3,635 patients got this service
1
ORRIN DAVIS

MIDLAND PARK, N.J. 07432

Specialist

4%

of this provider's 287 patients got this service
23

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 287 patients got this service
1
RITA GIDWANEY

MINEOLA, N.Y. 11501

Diagnostic Radiology

1%

of this provider's 1,430 patients got this service
23

Performed in a facility

1%

of this provider's 1,430 patients got this service
1.1
LORI WATUMULL

DALLAS, Tex. 75390

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 1,342 patients got this service
23

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 1,342 patients got this service
1
LALIT VORA

DUARTE, Calif. 91010

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 1,246 patients got this service
23

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 1,246 patients got this service
1
STEPHANIE COQUIA

BALTIMORE, Md. 21287

Diagnostic Radiology

1%

of this provider's 1,954 patients got this service
22

Performed in a facility

1%

of this provider's 1,954 patients got this service
1
MONICA HUANG

HOUSTON, Tex. 77047

Diagnostic Radiology

4%

of this provider's 521 patients got this service
21

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 521 patients got this service
1.1
RICHARD GEORGE

ORLANDO, Fla. 32806

Diagnostic Radiology

0.99%

of this provider's 2,023 patients got this service
21

Performed in a facility

0.99%

of this provider's 2,023 patients got this service
1.1
BEATRIZ ESCOBAR

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. 78229

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 1,170 patients got this service
21

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 1,170 patients got this service
1.1
ANTHONY SPINELLI

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. 22911

Diagnostic Radiology

0.67%

of this provider's 2,992 patients got this service
21

Performed in a facility

0.67%

of this provider's 2,992 patients got this service
1
NADIM MUALLEM

NEW YORK, N.Y. 10065

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

5%

of this provider's 425 patients got this service
20

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 425 patients got this service
1
TANYA MOSELEY

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 864 patients got this service
20

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 864 patients got this service
1
ROBERT VILLANI

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. 02914

Diagnostic Radiology

0.61%

of this provider's 3,137 patients got this service
19

Performed in a facility

0.61%

of this provider's 3,137 patients got this service
1
JORGE VELEZ

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. 78229

Diagnostic Radiology

0.32%

of this provider's 5,930 patients got this service
19

Performed in an office

0.32%

of this provider's 5,930 patients got this service
1
MONZER ABU-YOUSEF

IOWA CITY, Iowa 52242

Diagnostic Radiology

0.75%

of this provider's 2,532 patients got this service
19

Performed in a facility

0.75%

of this provider's 2,532 patients got this service
1
ALDA TAM

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Diagnostic Radiology

8%

of this provider's 237 patients got this service
19

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 237 patients got this service
1

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

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