Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of middle spine bone with

Release of spinal cord and/or nerves

Service Code: 63047, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$2,317,473.69

Total Times Performed (or Units)

139,151

Rank Among All Services

779

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
11,244 Florida
10,677 Texas
9,107 California
5,634 North Carolina
5,357 Georgia
5,200 Pennsylvania
5,134 Ohio
4,566 Michigan
4,349 Illinois
4,029 Virginia
3,998 New York
3,799 Indiana
3,632 Washington
3,518 Tennessee
3,481 Alabama
3,379 Maryland
3,282 Massachusetts
3,278 Arizona
3,161 South Carolina
2,943 Missouri
2,888 Colorado
2,759 Kansas
2,733 New Jersey
2,485 Oklahoma
2,275 Kentucky
2,200 Oregon
2,109 Nevada
2,027 Louisiana
1,649 Utah
1,635 Wisconsin
1,596 Connecticut
1,585 Iowa
1,565 Nebraska
1,359 Minnesota
1,266 Arkansas
1,220 Mississippi
1,072 Idaho
988 South Dakota
920 New Hampshire
643 Montana
603 Delaware
590 West Virginia
577 Maine
489 North Dakota
481 Rhode Island
479 New Mexico
378 Alaska
287 Wyoming
193 Washington, DC
161 Hawaii
125 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
DEREK DUKE

HENDERSON, Nev. 89052

Neurological Surgery

26%

of this provider's 713 patients got this service
186

Performed in a facility

26%

of this provider's 713 patients got this service
1
KURT LAMERS

MASON CITY, Iowa 50401

Physician Assistant, Surgical

58%

of this provider's 310 patients got this service
184

Performed in a facility

58%

of this provider's 310 patients got this service
1
CONSTANTINE TOUMBIS

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. 34429

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

9%

of this provider's 1,901 patients got this service
180

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 1,901 patients got this service
1
BRITTANY OLOFSSON

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. 34429

Physician Assistant, Medical

43%

of this provider's 368 patients got this service
164

Performed in a facility

43%

of this provider's 368 patients got this service
1
CLAYTON DEAN

BALTIMORE, Md. 21202

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

23%

of this provider's 694 patients got this service
159

Performed in a facility

23%

of this provider's 694 patients got this service
1
STEPHEN DALRYMPLE

NEW BERN, N.C. 28562

Specialist

31%

of this provider's 486 patients got this service
155

Performed in a facility

31%

of this provider's 486 patients got this service
1
JOHN DICKERSON

WICHITA, Kan. 67226

Neurological Surgery

19%

of this provider's 792 patients got this service
154

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 792 patients got this service
1
YOGISH KAMATH

W. ROXBURY, Mass. 02132

Neurological Surgery

22%

of this provider's 681 patients got this service
153

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 681 patients got this service
1
DANIEL KREUN

HENDERSON, Nev. 89052

Physician Assistant, Surgical

60%

of this provider's 250 patients got this service
151

Performed in a facility

60%

of this provider's 250 patients got this service
1
DANIEL WILLIAMS

PINEHURST, N.C. 28374

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

15%

of this provider's 938 patients got this service
146

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 938 patients got this service
1
MARK HELD

NEW BERN, N.C. 28562

Specialist

29%

of this provider's 483 patients got this service
143

Performed in a facility

29%

of this provider's 483 patients got this service
1
NICOLAS MARCOTTE

BOSTON, Mass. 02120

Neurological Surgery

38%

of this provider's 355 patients got this service
143

Performed in a facility

38%

of this provider's 355 patients got this service
1.1
DAVID BECK

MASON CITY, Iowa 50401

Neurological Surgery

20%

of this provider's 655 patients got this service
136

Performed in a facility

20%

of this provider's 655 patients got this service
1
DONALD HILTON

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. 78229

Neurological Surgery

22%

of this provider's 601 patients got this service
133

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 601 patients got this service
1
JOHN BURKUS

COLUMBUS, Ga. 31909

Orthopaedic Surgery

19%

of this provider's 681 patients got this service
132

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 681 patients got this service
1
DIANNA MOHNEY

WICHITA, Kan. 67226

Physician Assistant

59%

of this provider's 218 patients got this service
131

Performed in a facility

59%

of this provider's 218 patients got this service
1
GREGORY WILSON

TULSA, Okla. 74133

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine & OMM

19%

of this provider's 674 patients got this service
130

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 674 patients got this service
1
MATTHEW FINN

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. 38501

Physician Assistant

38%

of this provider's 327 patients got this service
127

Performed in a facility

38%

of this provider's 327 patients got this service
1
JOHN SIMPSON

RICHMOND, Va. 23226

Specialist

15%

of this provider's 807 patients got this service
127

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 807 patients got this service
1
JAMES PARAISO

OCALA, Fla. 34471

Specialist

22%

of this provider's 564 patients got this service
126

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 564 patients got this service
1
ERIK SPAYDE

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. 91360

Orthopaedic Surgery

10%

of this provider's 1,289 patients got this service
125

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 1,289 patients got this service
1
JONATHAN RICE

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. 91360

Physician Assistant, Surgical

38%

of this provider's 327 patients got this service
125

Performed in a facility

38%

of this provider's 327 patients got this service
1
TODD RAABE

TYLER, Tex. 75701

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

22%

of this provider's 561 patients got this service
123

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 561 patients got this service
1
ROBERT WALKER

TYLER, Tex. 75701

Physician Assistant, Surgical

42%

of this provider's 288 patients got this service
122

Performed in a facility

42%

of this provider's 288 patients got this service
1
JONATHAN CITOW

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. 60048

Neurological Surgery

12%

of this provider's 985 patients got this service
121

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 985 patients got this service
1
WILLIAM WELCH

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. 19107

Neurological Surgery

31%

of this provider's 383 patients got this service
119

Performed in a facility

31%

of this provider's 383 patients got this service
1
WILLIAM WARREN

CHESAPEAKE, Va. 23320

Physician Assistant, Medical

29%

of this provider's 391 patients got this service
118

Performed in a facility

29%

of this provider's 391 patients got this service
1.1
ERIC WOODARD

ROXBURY CROSSING, Mass. 02120

Neurological Surgery

23%

of this provider's 490 patients got this service
118

Performed in a facility

23%

of this provider's 490 patients got this service
1.1
ROBERT SHUGART

FORT WAYNE, Ind. 46804

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

19%

of this provider's 632 patients got this service
117

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 632 patients got this service
1
IGOR YALOVETSKIY

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. 60048

Physician Assistant

41%

of this provider's 281 patients got this service
116

Performed in a facility

41%

of this provider's 281 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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