Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Biopsy or removal of lymph nodes of

Under the arm, open procedure

Service Code: 38525, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$352,883.87

Total Times Performed (or Units)

32,304

Rank Among All Services

1,374

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
2,859 Florida
2,791 California
2,071 New York
2,012 Texas
1,360 North Carolina
1,292 Illinois
1,290 Pennsylvania
1,102 Virginia
1,048 Massachusetts
997 Michigan
986 Maryland
979 New Jersey
923 Indiana
880 Washington
879 Missouri
816 Ohio
787 Georgia
767 Arizona
734 Tennessee
712 South Carolina
500 Alabama
489 Wisconsin
440 Kentucky
431 Oklahoma
428 Colorado
425 Louisiana
381 Connecticut
370 Oregon
348 Iowa
347 Kansas
294 Arkansas
276 Nevada
255 Nebraska
234 Minnesota
227 Mississippi
186 Maine
157 Delaware
143 New Hampshire
129 West Virginia
123 South Dakota
116 Washington, DC
115 Utah
104 Rhode Island
95 Montana
91 Idaho
90 New Mexico
83 North Dakota
73 Vermont
43 Hawaii
13 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
NORTH CAMPUS SURGERY CENTER LLC

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. 46256

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 1,449 patients got this service
104

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,449 patients got this service
1
ALEXANDER SWISTEL

NEW YORK, N.Y. 10021

Surgery

19%

of this provider's 544 patients got this service
101

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 544 patients got this service
1
NIZAR HABAL

GREENVILLE, N.C. 27834

Surgical Oncology

9%

of this provider's 1,019 patients got this service
96

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 1,019 patients got this service
1
SURGICENTER OF EASTERN CAROLINA LLC

GREENVILLE, N.C. 27834

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

3%

of this provider's 2,661 patients got this service
90

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 2,661 patients got this service
1
LYNN CANAVAN

MCKINNEY, Tex. 75069

Surgery

31%

of this provider's 271 patients got this service
84

Performed in a facility

31%

of this provider's 271 patients got this service
1
ALEXANDRA HEERDT

NEW YORK, N.Y. 10021

Surgery

12%

of this provider's 690 patients got this service
82

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 690 patients got this service
1
RUSSELL NOVAK

SARASOTA, Fla. 34239

Surgery

9%

of this provider's 822 patients got this service
80

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 822 patients got this service
1
R. SCHMIDT

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. 46260

Surgical Oncology

4%

of this provider's 2,014 patients got this service
77

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 2,014 patients got this service
1
LANETTE SMITH

TULSA, Okla. 74136

Surgery

7%

of this provider's 1,088 patients got this service
75

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,088 patients got this service
1
ROXANNE DAVENPORT

ROANOKE, Va. 24016

Surgery

40%

of this provider's 186 patients got this service
75

Performed in a facility

40%

of this provider's 186 patients got this service
1
MICHELLE SPECHT

BOSTON, Mass. 02114

Surgery

27%

of this provider's 279 patients got this service
75

Performed in a facility

27%

of this provider's 279 patients got this service
1
NAPLES DAY SURGERY LLC

NAPLES, Fla. 34102

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

4%

of this provider's 1,811 patients got this service
75

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 1,811 patients got this service
1
KEVIN BETHKE

CHICAGO, Ill. 60611

Surgery

25%

of this provider's 296 patients got this service
73

Performed in a facility

25%

of this provider's 296 patients got this service
1
PETER BLUMENCRANZ

CLEARWATER, Fla. 33756

Surgery

13%

of this provider's 553 patients got this service
72

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 553 patients got this service
1
DAVID RITTER

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. 34135

Surgical Oncology

14%

of this provider's 508 patients got this service
70

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 508 patients got this service
1
PETER TURK

CHARLOTTE, N.C. 28207

Surgery

15%

of this provider's 445 patients got this service
68

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 445 patients got this service
1
CARES SURGICENTER LLC

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. 08901

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

9%

of this provider's 763 patients got this service
66

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 763 patients got this service
1
PHYSICIANS DAY SURGERY INC

NAPLES, Fla. 34108

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

3%

of this provider's 1,924 patients got this service
65

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 1,924 patients got this service
1
DWIGHT DE RISI

GREAT NECK, N.Y. 11021

Surgical Oncology

9%

of this provider's 686 patients got this service
63

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 686 patients got this service
1
SALLY KNOX

DALLAS, Tex. 75246

Surgical Oncology

15%

of this provider's 432 patients got this service
63

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 432 patients got this service
1
ELISABETH DUPONT

LAKELAND, Fla. 33805

Surgery

19%

of this provider's 318 patients got this service
62

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 318 patients got this service
1
STEPHANIE MOLINE

SPOKANE, Wash. 99202

Surgical Oncology

24%

of this provider's 255 patients got this service
61

Performed in a facility

24%

of this provider's 255 patients got this service
1
DARLENE BLANCHARD

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. 22408

Surgery

8%

of this provider's 783 patients got this service
60

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 783 patients got this service
1
JOSEPH COLLETTA

BOCA RATON, Fla. 33486

Specialist

12%

of this provider's 497 patients got this service
60

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 497 patients got this service
1
SPRINGHILL SURGERY CENTER, LLC

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. 72117

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

2%

of this provider's 2,882 patients got this service
59

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 2,882 patients got this service
1
PAMELA WRIGHT

BETHESDA, Md. 20817

Surgery

21%

of this provider's 284 patients got this service
59

Performed in a facility

21%

of this provider's 284 patients got this service
1
SIVAKAMI MOORTHY

GLENDALE, Ariz. 85306

Surgical Oncology

12%

of this provider's 462 patients got this service
57

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 462 patients got this service
1
EMILY PENMAN

NEWARK, Del. 19713

Surgery

9%

of this provider's 601 patients got this service
57

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 601 patients got this service
1
GEORGE WEBBER

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. 37909

Surgery

16%

of this provider's 352 patients got this service
57

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 352 patients got this service
1
JULIE MARGENTHALER

SAINT LOUIS, Mo. 63110

Surgical Oncology

8%

of this provider's 723 patients got this service
57

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 723 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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