Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of bone with release of

Spinal cord or spinal nerves of 1 interspace in lower spine

Service Code: 63030, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$617,942.07

Total Times Performed (or Units)

23,041

Rank Among All Services

1,527

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
2,205 Florida
2,009 California
1,707 Texas
1,044 Washington
946 Alabama
833 North Carolina
686 Tennessee
657 Missouri
643 Illinois
612 Indiana
607 Kansas
576 Maryland
575 South Carolina
574 Georgia
549 Massachusetts
526 Maine
481 Virginia
467 Arizona
458 Kentucky
458 Louisiana
457 Colorado
441 Oklahoma
438 Pennsylvania
419 Ohio
400 Oregon
387 Iowa
364 New York
353 Arkansas
352 Minnesota
343 Nebraska
316 Michigan
310 New Jersey
289 Nevada
235 New Hampshire
213 Mississippi
179 Idaho
173 Montana
159 Wisconsin
128 Delaware
84 West Virginia
77 New Mexico
76 Utah
65 South Dakota
60 Rhode Island
60 Connecticut
38 North Dakota
12 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
ROBERT BERNARDI

SAINT LOUIS, Mo. 63141

Neurological Surgery

30%

of this provider's 227 patients got this service
132

Performed in a facility

30%

of this provider's 227 patients got this service
1
KEVIN GILL

DALLAS, Tex. 75390

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

22%

of this provider's 459 patients got this service
102

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 459 patients got this service
1
LORI TAPPEN

DALLAS, Tex. 75390

Physician Assistant, Surgical

69%

of this provider's 131 patients got this service
91

Performed in a facility

69%

of this provider's 131 patients got this service
1
JIAN SHEN

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. 12010

Orthopaedic Surgery

12%

of this provider's 736 patients got this service
87

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 736 patients got this service
1
HENDRIK KOK

BELLINGHAM, Wash. 98225

Physician Assistant

34%

of this provider's 238 patients got this service
81

Performed in a facility

34%

of this provider's 238 patients got this service
1
TIMOTHY VANFLEET

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. 62711

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

11%

of this provider's 719 patients got this service
80

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 719 patients got this service
1
THOMAS LOFTUS

AUSTIN, Tex. 78758

Neurological Surgery

16%

of this provider's 501 patients got this service
79

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 501 patients got this service
1
YOGISH KAMATH

W. ROXBURY, Mass. 02132

Neurological Surgery

11%

of this provider's 681 patients got this service
79

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 681 patients got this service
1
ALI NAJAFI

FRESNO, Calif. 93720

Neurological Surgery

19%

of this provider's 413 patients got this service
78

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 413 patients got this service
1
HYUN BAE

SANTA MONICA, Calif. 90404

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

12%

of this provider's 648 patients got this service
78

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 648 patients got this service
1
JAMES PARKS

AUSTIN, Tex. 78758

Physician Assistant

48%

of this provider's 157 patients got this service
77

Performed in a facility

48%

of this provider's 157 patients got this service
1
REX DOCTOLERO

FRESNO, Calif. 93720

Physician Assistant

61%

of this provider's 125 patients got this service
77

Performed in a facility

61%

of this provider's 125 patients got this service
1
MARCUS SMITH

TEXARKANA, Tex. 75501

Neurological Surgery

13%

of this provider's 586 patients got this service
76

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 586 patients got this service
1
CHRISTOPHER WAGENER

BETHLEHEM, Pa. 18017

Orthopaedic Surgery

16%

of this provider's 443 patients got this service
72

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 443 patients got this service
1
RICHARD FRISCH

MT PLEASANT, S.C. 29464

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

7%

of this provider's 963 patients got this service
70

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 963 patients got this service
1
HAE-DONG JHO

PITTSBURGH, Pa. 15212

Neurological Surgery

36%

of this provider's 174 patients got this service
69

Performed in a facility

36%

of this provider's 174 patients got this service
1.1
TIFFANY ROGERS

TORRANCE, Calif. 90505

Orthopaedic Surgery

7%

of this provider's 932 patients got this service
67

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 932 patients got this service
1
SARKIS KASPAR

AMES, Iowa 50010

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

14%

of this provider's 449 patients got this service
66

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 449 patients got this service
1
REBECCA BABCOCK

VANCOUVER, Wash. 98664

Physician Assistant, Surgical

25%

of this provider's 258 patients got this service
65

Performed in a facility

25%

of this provider's 258 patients got this service
1
JESSE STEM

LYNCHBURG, Va. 24501

Orthopaedic Surgery

7%

of this provider's 980 patients got this service
64

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 980 patients got this service
1
JAMES CALHOUN

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. 72117

Neurological Surgery

10%

of this provider's 612 patients got this service
64

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 612 patients got this service
1
SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON REGIONAL SURGERY CENTER, LLC

VANCOUVER, Wash. 98664

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

3%

of this provider's 1,353 patients got this service
62

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 1,353 patients got this service
1
COLIN BOWERS

BETHLEHEM, Pa. 18017

Physician Assistant

43%

of this provider's 139 patients got this service
62

Performed in a facility

43%

of this provider's 139 patients got this service
1
JOSEPH ALEXANDER

SCARBOROUGH, Me. 04074

Neurological Surgery

30%

of this provider's 194 patients got this service
60

Performed in a facility

30%

of this provider's 194 patients got this service
1
STEPHEN RITLAND

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. 86001

Neurological Surgery

14%

of this provider's 422 patients got this service
60

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 422 patients got this service
1
JAMES DAVIDSON

CLEARWATER, Fla. 33756

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

9%

of this provider's 663 patients got this service
58

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 663 patients got this service
1
PIERCE NUNLEY

SHREVEPORT, La. 71101

Orthopaedic Surgery

12%

of this provider's 468 patients got this service
57

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 468 patients got this service
1
RAJIV DESAI

SCARBOROUGH, Me. 04074

Neurological Surgery

20%

of this provider's 276 patients got this service
56

Performed in a facility

20%

of this provider's 276 patients got this service
1
KAMAL CHANTAL

LYNCHBURG, Va. 24502

Physician Assistant

19%

of this provider's 293 patients got this service
56

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 293 patients got this service
1
ALEXANDRE RASOULI

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90048

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

12%

of this provider's 485 patients got this service
56

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 485 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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