Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Insertion of stomach tube using an endoscope

Service Code: 43246, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$363,721.61

Total Times Performed (or Units)

53,933

Rank Among All Services

1,131

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
6,837 California
6,561 Texas
5,782 Florida
3,182 New York
3,118 New Jersey
2,359 Michigan
2,287 Illinois
2,020 Ohio
1,832 Louisiana
1,666 Tennessee
1,597 Indiana
1,474 Alabama
1,416 Mississippi
1,362 Georgia
1,361 Kentucky
1,197 North Carolina
1,054 Maryland
1,025 Pennsylvania
955 Missouri
907 Virginia
808 Nevada
683 Arkansas
646 South Carolina
597 Oklahoma
486 Kansas
365 Massachusetts
328 Arizona
307 West Virginia
214 Washington, DC
172 Connecticut
139 Washington
135 Iowa
117 Minnesota
92 Rhode Island
90 Wisconsin
88 Nebraska
88 Delaware
86 Colorado
83 South Dakota
66 New Mexico
65 Utah
58 New Hampshire
53 Oregon
50 Maine
41 North Dakota
26 Idaho
13 Vermont

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
MOUSTAFA ALAMY

PARAMOUNT, Calif. 90723

Specialist

16%

of this provider's 1,534 patients got this service
295

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 1,534 patients got this service
1.2
CHIA CHI LAI

MONTEREY PARK, Calif. 91754

Specialist

12%

of this provider's 1,775 patients got this service
229

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 1,775 patients got this service
1.1
AHMAD ABURASHED

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. 48034

Gastroenterology

13%

of this provider's 1,108 patients got this service
173

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 1,108 patients got this service
1.2
ASHOKKUMAR AMIN

ANAHEIM, Calif. 92804

Gastroenterology

14%

of this provider's 951 patients got this service
142

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 951 patients got this service
1.1
CHESTER ZAHN

SAN GABRIEL, Calif. 91776

Gastroenterology

11%

of this provider's 1,142 patients got this service
137

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 1,142 patients got this service
1.1
ABDI ABBASSI

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. 32204

Gastroenterology

7%

of this provider's 1,478 patients got this service
128

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,478 patients got this service
1.2
ROBERT SAWYER

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. 22908

Transplant Surgery

17%

of this provider's 730 patients got this service
125

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 730 patients got this service
1
DAVINDER SINGH

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. 92708

Gastroenterology

17%

of this provider's 650 patients got this service
122

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 650 patients got this service
1.1
HATEM HOSSINO

CHARLESTON, W.Va. 25301

Surgery

14%

of this provider's 684 patients got this service
115

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 684 patients got this service
1.2
JUAN ALBERTI FLOR

MIAMI, Fla. 33126

Gastroenterology

17%

of this provider's 653 patients got this service
114

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 653 patients got this service
1
EMMANUEL MOMPI

TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. 33617

Gastroenterology

16%

of this provider's 703 patients got this service
113

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 703 patients got this service
1
RANADEV MUKHERJEE

N LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89030

Gastroenterology

13%

of this provider's 712 patients got this service
112

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 712 patients got this service
1.2
DAVID RIKER

SAN DIEGO, Calif. 92103

Internal Medicine

26%

of this provider's 407 patients got this service
110

Performed in a facility

26%

of this provider's 407 patients got this service
1
NARESH KUMAR

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. 35401

Surgery

22%

of this provider's 478 patients got this service
108

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 478 patients got this service
1
CLIFFORD TILLMAN

VIDALIA, La. 71373

Gastroenterology

4%

of this provider's 1,747 patients got this service
107

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 1,747 patients got this service
1.5
RAJAN SHAH

NEWARK, N.J. 07102

Gastroenterology

18%

of this provider's 553 patients got this service
106

Performed in a facility

18%

of this provider's 553 patients got this service
1.1
GEORGE SMITH-VANIZ

JACKSON, Miss. 39204

Internal Medicine

17%

of this provider's 592 patients got this service
105

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 592 patients got this service
1
MEHRDAD VOSOGHI

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90036

Gastroenterology

10%

of this provider's 1,006 patients got this service
102

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 1,006 patients got this service
1
RAKESH CHOPRA

RIVERSIDE, Calif. 92503

Not Specified

17%

of this provider's 521 patients got this service
101

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 521 patients got this service
1.1
EDWIN OJO

EL PASO, Tex. 79938

Gastroenterology

15%

of this provider's 638 patients got this service
101

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 638 patients got this service
1
GIRISH PATEL

SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. 33704

Specialist

9%

of this provider's 864 patients got this service
101

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 864 patients got this service
1.2
SUNIL LAL

AUGUSTA, Ga. 30909

Gastroenterology

13%

of this provider's 715 patients got this service
101

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 715 patients got this service
1.1
NITESH VACHHANI

RICHMOND, Tex. 77469

Gastroenterology

7%

of this provider's 1,177 patients got this service
100

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,177 patients got this service
1.1
ANASTACIO PINZON

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90057

Gastroenterology

15%

of this provider's 563 patients got this service
98

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 563 patients got this service
1.1
ELSA CANALES

LAREDO, Tex. 78041

Gastroenterology

7%

of this provider's 1,380 patients got this service
96

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,380 patients got this service
1
RUDOLPH BEDFORD

SANTA MONICA, Calif. 90404

Gastroenterology

18%

of this provider's 520 patients got this service
95

Performed in a facility

18%

of this provider's 520 patients got this service
1
DEAN RAILEY

SUNRISE, Fla. 33351

Internal Medicine

9%

of this provider's 962 patients got this service
95

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 962 patients got this service
1.1
ABDALLA TAHIRI

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. 72205

Gastroenterology

14%

of this provider's 520 patients got this service
94

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 520 patients got this service
1.3
NASROLLAH JAHDI

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio 43952

Gastroenterology

5%

of this provider's 1,448 patients got this service
94

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,448 patients got this service
1.2
HRAIR SIMONIAN

FORT SMITH, Ark. 72901

Gastroenterology

4%

of this provider's 1,933 patients got this service
94

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 1,933 patients got this service
1.1

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

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