Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into

Upper or middle spine nerve root using imaging guidance

Service Code: 64479, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$141,953.41

Total Times Performed (or Units)

36,380

Rank Among All Services

1,319

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
4,463 Texas
4,425 California
2,972 Florida
1,811 Georgia
1,531 New York
1,513 Nevada
1,386 North Carolina
1,349 Louisiana
1,286 Ohio
1,209 Alabama
1,196 Pennsylvania
1,179 Indiana
1,148 Maryland
1,054 Missouri
815 New Jersey
779 Arizona
776 Oregon
724 Delaware
713 Virginia
699 Tennessee
582 Washington
562 Colorado
489 Massachusetts
475 Mississippi
436 Michigan
434 South Carolina
351 Illinois
321 Montana
319 Wisconsin
278 Minnesota
160 Arkansas
145 Oklahoma
140 Nebraska
117 Kentucky
75 Alaska
75 Utah
65 Kansas
63 Idaho
54 West Virginia
52 New Hampshire
49 Connecticut
42 South Dakota
25 New Mexico
17 Wyoming
14 North Dakota
12 Iowa

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
SANJOY SUNDARESAN

WICHITA FALLS, Tex. 76301

Neurological Surgery

45%

of this provider's 370 patients got this service
475

Performed in an office

45%

of this provider's 370 patients got this service
2.9
JONATHAN SULE

VALDOSTA, Ga. 31602

Neurology

52%

of this provider's 309 patients got this service
431

Performed in an office

52%

of this provider's 309 patients got this service
2.7
SIMON GALAPO

MEADOWBROOK, Pa. 19046

Specialist

18%

of this provider's 833 patients got this service
354

Performed in an office

18%

of this provider's 833 patients got this service
2.4
SUMMIT SURGERY CENTER, LLC

COVINGTON, La. 70433

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

32%

of this provider's 255 patients got this service
334

Performed in a facility

32%

of this provider's 255 patients got this service
2.4
SMOKE RANCH SURGERY CENTER, LLC

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89128

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

22%

of this provider's 529 patients got this service
297

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 529 patients got this service
1.5
RUSSELL GILCHRIST

HICKORY, N.C. 28602

Interventional Pain Medicine

17%

of this provider's 572 patients got this service
267

Performed in an office

17%

of this provider's 572 patients got this service
2.7
STEVEN SHIMOYAMA

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. 90292

Orthopaedic Surgery

26%

of this provider's 496 patients got this service
252

Performed in an office

26%

of this provider's 496 patients got this service
2
RASSAN TARABEIN

DAPHNE, Ala. 36526

Neurology

46%

of this provider's 295 patients got this service
211

Performed in an office

46%

of this provider's 295 patients got this service
1.6
HANOVER PARKWAY SURGERY CENTER, LLC

GREENBELT, Md. 20770

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

21%

of this provider's 376 patients got this service
210

Performed in a facility

21%

of this provider's 376 patients got this service
2.7
THEDA OAKS GASTROENTEROLOGY & ENDOSCOPY CENTER, LLC

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. 78258

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

4%

of this provider's 1,614 patients got this service
208

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 1,614 patients got this service
1.8
UDAY DOCTOR

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Interventional Pain Medicine

18%

of this provider's 888 patients got this service
207

Performed in a facility

18%

of this provider's 888 patients got this service
1.3
FLORIDA ORTHOPAEDIC INSTITUTE SURGERY CENTER LLC

TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. 33637

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 1,146 patients got this service
184

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,146 patients got this service
3.2
FREDERICK GRAHAM

NORTHPORT, Ala. 35476

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

10%

of this provider's 1,106 patients got this service
179

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 1,106 patients got this service
1.7
MILLENNIUM AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER, LLC

BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11230

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

29%

of this provider's 222 patients got this service
178

Performed in a facility

29%

of this provider's 222 patients got this service
2.3
KIRK KINARD

OXFORD, Miss. 38655

Interventional Pain Medicine

12%

of this provider's 726 patients got this service
177

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 726 patients got this service
2.1
WILLIAM DURRETT

AIKEN, S.C. 29801

Interventional Pain Medicine

14%

of this provider's 818 patients got this service
176

Performed in an office

14%

of this provider's 818 patients got this service
1.6
HOWARD JACKSON

TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. 33637

Interventional Pain Medicine

12%

of this provider's 417 patients got this service
175

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 417 patients got this service
3.5
WILLIAM MEGDAL

ATHENS, Ga. 30606

Interventional Pain Medicine

16%

of this provider's 527 patients got this service
174

Performed in an office

16%

of this provider's 527 patients got this service
2.1
RICHARD CHASE

TUCSON, Ariz. 85718

Pain Medicine

15%

of this provider's 442 patients got this service
173

Performed in an office

15%

of this provider's 442 patients got this service
2.6
KENNETH CARLE

TOWSON, Md. 21204

Pain Medicine

36%

of this provider's 187 patients got this service
173

Performed in an office

36%

of this provider's 187 patients got this service
2.5
ANDREW SUMICH

CHARLOTTE, N.C. 28204

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

19%

of this provider's 685 patients got this service
169

Performed in an office

19%

of this provider's 685 patients got this service
1.3
HERITAGE ONE DAY SURGERY LLC

NORTH SYRACUSE, N.Y. 13212

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 1,496 patients got this service
169

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,496 patients got this service
1.5
TUSCALOOSA SURGICAL CENTER LP

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. 35406

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 2,016 patients got this service
167

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 2,016 patients got this service
1.7
GAUTAM ARORA

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. 14221

Neurology

31%

of this provider's 313 patients got this service
163

Performed in an office

31%

of this provider's 313 patients got this service
1.7
BEND SURGERY CENTER LLC

BEND, Ore. 97701

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

3%

of this provider's 3,424 patients got this service
160

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 3,424 patients got this service
1.1
SABIHA KHADIM

SEBRING, Fla. 33870

Interventional Pain Medicine

17%

of this provider's 415 patients got this service
158

Performed in an office

17%

of this provider's 415 patients got this service
2.2
FRANCIS TSE

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. 94108

Anesthesiology

24%

of this provider's 241 patients got this service
158

Performed in an office

24%

of this provider's 241 patients got this service
2.7
CHIN KIM

ANAHEIM, Calif. 92801

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

12%

of this provider's 1,038 patients got this service
155

Performed in an office

12%

of this provider's 1,038 patients got this service
1.3
PARK CENTER FOR PROCEDURES LLC

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

6%

of this provider's 1,525 patients got this service
154

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,525 patients got this service
1.7
MICHAEL BARILE

NAPLES, Fla. 34110

Pain Medicine

19%

of this provider's 567 patients got this service
152

Performed in an office

19%

of this provider's 567 patients got this service
1.4

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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