Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

URINARY SYSTEM

Removal of skin suture with change of

Bladder tube

Service Code: 51705, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$58,454.19

Total Times Performed (or Units)

53,456

Rank Among All Services

1,136

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
5,107 California
3,355 Florida
3,244 New York
2,530 Pennsylvania
2,228 Michigan
1,974 New Jersey
1,936 Massachusetts
1,891 Illinois
1,865 Maryland
1,860 Missouri
1,809 Texas
1,737 South Carolina
1,448 North Carolina
1,356 Wisconsin
1,351 Nebraska
1,319 Ohio
1,319 Colorado
1,244 Kansas
1,139 Washington
1,106 Iowa
1,097 Oklahoma
1,067 Virginia
998 Oregon
881 Indiana
854 Georgia
795 Alabama
770 Arizona
710 New Mexico
668 Montana
646 Connecticut
564 Alaska
525 South Dakota
432 Louisiana
411 Minnesota
391 West Virginia
337 Kentucky
324 Mississippi
311 Nevada
302 Maine
300 Arkansas
289 Tennessee
260 Delaware
183 Idaho
171 Rhode Island
122 Wyoming
120 New Hampshire
110 Utah

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
ISAAC MADEB

BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11229

Urology

4%

of this provider's 2,028 patients got this service
369

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 2,028 patients got this service
4.1
ROSELLA VIALPANDO

LAS CRUCES, N.M. 88011

Registered Nurse, General Practice

13%

of this provider's 540 patients got this service
322

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 540 patients got this service
4.7
HARVEY PUTNAM

MULLINS, S.C. 29574

Physician Assistant

6%

of this provider's 1,038 patients got this service
251

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,038 patients got this service
4.2
KRISHNA JAYARAMAN

MECHANICSVILLE, Md. 20659

Urology

4%

of this provider's 856 patients got this service
249

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 856 patients got this service
6.9
MICHAEL BROWN

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. 35802

Urology

3%

of this provider's 1,293 patients got this service
246

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 1,293 patients got this service
6.5
RICHARD SANTUCCI

DETROIT, Mich. 48201

Urology

12%

of this provider's 394 patients got this service
238

Performed in an office

12%

of this provider's 394 patients got this service
4.9
LONNY GREEN

RICHMOND, Va. 23233

Urology

4%

of this provider's 626 patients got this service
210

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 626 patients got this service
8.1
CHARLES BURNS

KINGSTON, Pa. 18704

Specialist

3%

of this provider's 1,350 patients got this service
207

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 1,350 patients got this service
5.3
KIM LORAN

ANCHORAGE, Alaska 99508

Physician Assistant, Medical

7%

of this provider's 446 patients got this service
202

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 446 patients got this service
7
GARY KARLIN

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. 08648

Urology

3%

of this provider's 1,232 patients got this service
195

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 1,232 patients got this service
6.1
JENNIFER ABIDARI

STANFORD, Calif. 94305

Urology

45%

of this provider's 129 patients got this service
191

Performed in a facility

45%

of this provider's 129 patients got this service
3.3
THOMAS BOSMA

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. 93105

Physician Assistant, Medical

5%

of this provider's 552 patients got this service
186

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 552 patients got this service
6.4
NATVARLAL PATEL

NORFOLK, Neb. 68701

Urology

3%

of this provider's 818 patients got this service
186

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 818 patients got this service
6.9
EUGENE RAJARATNAM

LANCASTER, Calif. 93534

Urology

5%

of this provider's 784 patients got this service
182

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 784 patients got this service
4.6
JAN BABISZEWSKI

YUBA CITY, Calif. 95991

Urology

3%

of this provider's 1,095 patients got this service
179

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 1,095 patients got this service
5.6
CHU-CHI CHEN

TOPEKA, Kan. 66606

Urology

2%

of this provider's 1,354 patients got this service
178

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 1,354 patients got this service
8.1
ERIC KUHN

CINCINNATI, Ohio 45211

Urology

5%

of this provider's 864 patients got this service
171

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 864 patients got this service
4.2
DAVID GORDON

BALTIMORE, Md. 21209

Urology

10%

of this provider's 447 patients got this service
169

Performed in an office

10%

of this provider's 447 patients got this service
3.8
FREDERICK GREENSTEIN

LAWRENCE, N.Y. 11559

Urology

5%

of this provider's 411 patients got this service
167

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 411 patients got this service
7.6
THOMAS DUCKETT

SANTA ROSA, Calif. 95405

Urology

3%

of this provider's 786 patients got this service
165

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 786 patients got this service
7.5
PABLO GOMERY

BOSTON, Mass. 02114

Urology

4%

of this provider's 1,126 patients got this service
164

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 1,126 patients got this service
4
MITCHELL KAYE

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. 85251

Urology

3%

of this provider's 917 patients got this service
164

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 917 patients got this service
6.3
STEPHEN GILLARD

PLYMOUTH, Mass. 02360

Specialist

2%

of this provider's 1,076 patients got this service
163

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 1,076 patients got this service
8.2
JOSEPH LENNERT

BETHLEHEM, Pa. 18017

Urology

2%

of this provider's 1,341 patients got this service
162

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 1,341 patients got this service
5.4
CANDICE HAMMERTON

LEWISTON, Me. 04240

Nurse Practitioner, Family

3%

of this provider's 609 patients got this service
162

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 609 patients got this service
8.1
PETER LEVESQUE

TAUNTON, Mass. 02780

Urology

1%

of this provider's 1,274 patients got this service
162

Performed in an office

1%

of this provider's 1,274 patients got this service
9
CHRISTOPHER ELLIOTT

STANFORD, Calif. 94305

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

18%

of this provider's 328 patients got this service
158

Performed in a facility

18%

of this provider's 328 patients got this service
2.7
NATASHA ROGALL

BELLINGHAM, Wash. 98225

Physician Assistant

5%

of this provider's 554 patients got this service
158

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 554 patients got this service
6.1
STEVEN BIGG

FLORISSANT, Mo. 63031

Urology

3%

of this provider's 885 patients got this service
157

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 885 patients got this service
6.5
WALTER DELGAUDIO

KINGSTON, Pa. 18704

Urology

3%

of this provider's 819 patients got this service
153

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 819 patients got this service
6.1

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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