Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Removal of stomach reduction device and port

Beneath the skin using an endoscope

Service Code: 43774, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$8,079.92

Total Times Performed (or Units)

236

Rank Among All Services

4,078

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
87 New Jersey
37 Florida
22 New York
22 Kansas
22 Michigan
16 West Virginia
16 Kentucky
14 Nevada

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
KARL STROM

GLEN RIDGE, N.J. 07028

Surgery

9%

of this provider's 212 patients got this service
20

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 212 patients got this service
1
SILVIA FRESCO

GLEN RIDGE, N.J. 07028

Surgery

7%

of this provider's 268 patients got this service
18

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 268 patients got this service
1
JONATHAN REICH

MANAHAWKIN, N.J. 08050

Surgery

7%

of this provider's 242 patients got this service
18

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 242 patients got this service
1
SAMUEL ECHEVERRI

MANAHAWKIN, N.J. 08050

Surgery

6%

of this provider's 251 patients got this service
16

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 251 patients got this service
1
ROBERT SHIN

CHARLESTON, W.Va. 25304

Surgery

5%

of this provider's 296 patients got this service
16

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 296 patients got this service
1
GEORGE WEISS

LEXINGTON, Ky. 40509

Surgery

14%

of this provider's 115 patients got this service
16

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 115 patients got this service
1
RICHARD GRECO

HACKENSACK, N.J. 07601

Surgery

6%

of this provider's 261 patients got this service
15

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 261 patients got this service
1
KEITH KIM

CELEBRATION, Fla. 34747

Surgery

6%

of this provider's 231 patients got this service
14

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 231 patients got this service
1
THOMAS UMBACH

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89120

Surgery

4%

of this provider's 369 patients got this service
14

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 369 patients got this service
1
MICHELE YOUNG

CELEBRATION, Fla. 34747

Physician Assistant

7%

of this provider's 178 patients got this service
12

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 178 patients got this service
1
WAYNE WEISS

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. 10941

Surgical Critical Care

10%

of this provider's 105 patients got this service
11

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 105 patients got this service
1
TIMOTHY STALLARD

LENEXA, Kan. 66227

Physician Assistant, Surgical

15%

of this provider's 74 patients got this service
11

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 74 patients got this service
1
STANLEY HOEHN

LENEXA, Kan. 66227

Specialist

5%

of this provider's 225 patients got this service
11

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 225 patients got this service
1
PETER KWON

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. 10941

Specialist

5%

of this provider's 220 patients got this service
11

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 220 patients got this service
1
KEVIN KRAUSE

ROYAL OAK, Mich. 48073

Surgery

5%

of this provider's 210 patients got this service
11

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 210 patients got this service
1
MATTHEW OSTROWITZ

MIRAMAR, Fla. 33027

Surgery

7%

of this provider's 167 patients got this service
11

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 167 patients got this service
1
ZUBIN BHESANIA

PORT HURON, Mich. 48060

Surgery

2%

of this provider's 584 patients got this service
11

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 584 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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