Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Insertion of stomach tube (accessed through the

Skin) using fluoroscopic guidance with contrast

Service Code: 49440, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$89,824.76

Total Times Performed (or Units)

9,217

Rank Among All Services

2,023

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
1,141 California
1,120 Florida
764 Texas
545 Michigan
371 Washington
324 Indiana
310 Virginia
307 Arkansas
300 Missouri
298 Minnesota
289 North Carolina
283 Georgia
281 Tennessee
252 Arizona
242 New York
234 Illinois
208 Massachusetts
154 Maryland
142 Connecticut
141 Kansas
131 South Carolina
122 Alabama
109 Oklahoma
104 Wisconsin
94 Iowa
92 Ohio
87 New Jersey
86 North Dakota
77 Pennsylvania
68 Washington, DC
68 Idaho
65 Mississippi
61 Kentucky
60 Colorado
40 Nevada
40 New Mexico
38 Louisiana
31 Nebraska
27 Hawaii
20 South Dakota
17 Alaska
14 Utah
14 Oregon
13 Delaware
11 New Hampshire
11 Vermont
11 West Virginia

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
JOHN SULLIVAN

PLANO, Tex. 75075

Diagnostic Radiology

19%

of this provider's 575 patients got this service
113

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 575 patients got this service
1
JAMES SHIELDS

ANN ARBOR, Mich. 48109

Diagnostic Radiology

19%

of this provider's 362 patients got this service
70

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 362 patients got this service
1
RUIZONG LI

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. 72205

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

7%

of this provider's 888 patients got this service
68

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 888 patients got this service
1
CHRISTOPHER HEWITT

FLORENCE, S.C. 29506

Not Specified

6%

of this provider's 863 patients got this service
56

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 863 patients got this service
1
JAMES MEEK

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. 72205

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

9%

of this provider's 605 patients got this service
53

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 605 patients got this service
1
CORDELL PRIVAT

TULSA, Okla. 74135

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

8%

of this provider's 583 patients got this service
53

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 583 patients got this service
1.1
ALDO GONZALEZ-BEICOS

MIAMI, Fla. 33136

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

9%

of this provider's 494 patients got this service
46

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 494 patients got this service
1
SCOTT WEGRYN

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. 37916

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

1%

of this provider's 3,330 patients got this service
43

Performed in a facility

1%

of this provider's 3,330 patients got this service
1
ROBERT OSNIS

LYNNWOOD, Wash. 98036

Diagnostic Radiology

12%

of this provider's 358 patients got this service
42

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 358 patients got this service
1
FRANK CALLCOTT

RICHMOND, Va. 23230

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 2,717 patients got this service
42

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 2,717 patients got this service
1
RAJIV THAKUR

HOUSTON, Tex. 77054

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

0.64%

of this provider's 6,530 patients got this service
42

Performed in an office

0.64%

of this provider's 6,530 patients got this service
1
MATTHEW GRAHAM

JACKSON, Tenn. 38301

Diagnostic Radiology

1%

of this provider's 4,139 patients got this service
42

Performed in a facility

1%

of this provider's 4,139 patients got this service
1
JEFFREY LEEF

BURR RIDGE, Ill. 60527

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

4%

of this provider's 945 patients got this service
41

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 945 patients got this service
1
PETER BREAM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. 37232

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

13%

of this provider's 301 patients got this service
39

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 301 patients got this service
1
TONY SMITH

DURHAM, N.C. 27704

Diagnostic Radiology

7%

of this provider's 520 patients got this service
38

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 520 patients got this service
1
RAJIV THAKUR

HOUSTON, Tex. 77054

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

0.58%

of this provider's 6,530 patients got this service
38

Performed in a facility

0.58%

of this provider's 6,530 patients got this service
1
WEIPING WANG

LEXINGTON, Ky. 40536

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

6%

of this provider's 605 patients got this service
37

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 605 patients got this service
1
TODD DURHAM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. 49525

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

5%

of this provider's 731 patients got this service
37

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 731 patients got this service
1
DARREN POSTOAK

GAINESVILLE, Fla. 32610

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

10%

of this provider's 385 patients got this service
37

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 385 patients got this service
1
JEFFREY RAMKARANSINGH

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. 46202

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

9%

of this provider's 420 patients got this service
36

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 420 patients got this service
1
JOSEPH MCBRIDE

SHAWNEE MISSION, Kan. 66204

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

7%

of this provider's 515 patients got this service
36

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 515 patients got this service
1
SABAH BUTTY

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. 46202

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

5%

of this provider's 678 patients got this service
36

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 678 patients got this service
1
STEVEN LEMONS

KANSAS CITY, Kan. 66160

Diagnostic Radiology

4%

of this provider's 831 patients got this service
35

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 831 patients got this service
1
JEFFREY VOGEL

GAINESVILLE, Fla. 32610

Diagnostic Radiology

6%

of this provider's 560 patients got this service
34

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 560 patients got this service
1
PETER BRETZMAN

SAINT PAUL, Minn. 55101

Diagnostic Radiology

6%

of this provider's 542 patients got this service
33

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 542 patients got this service
1
DAVID MCVINNIE

DETROIT, Mich. 48202

Not Specified

13%

of this provider's 251 patients got this service
33

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 251 patients got this service
1
JEFFREY SAAVEDRA

FRESNO, Calif. 93720

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

1%

of this provider's 2,952 patients got this service
33

Performed in a facility

1%

of this provider's 2,952 patients got this service
1.1
LAURENCE GRUNDY

TAMPA, Fla. 33612

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

3%

of this provider's 1,040 patients got this service
32

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 1,040 patients got this service
1
JOHN CROCKER

JACKSON, Tenn. 38301

Diagnostic Radiology

0.85%

of this provider's 3,768 patients got this service
32

Performed in a facility

0.85%

of this provider's 3,768 patients got this service
1
SCOTT STURZA

DETROIT, Mich. 48202

Not Specified

15%

of this provider's 205 patients got this service
32

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 205 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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