Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into

Lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance

Service Code: 64484, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$243,264

Total Times Performed (or Units)

383,748

Rank Among All Services

480

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
45,844 Texas
39,799 California
39,768 Florida
21,980 New York
18,060 Pennsylvania
17,569 Michigan
16,240 Georgia
15,766 Arizona
15,412 Illinois
11,381 New Jersey
11,117 Maryland
10,917 Ohio
10,050 Virginia
9,799 Louisiana
9,484 Alabama
8,537 North Carolina
8,146 South Carolina
6,738 Missouri
6,015 Indiana
5,286 Massachusetts
5,135 Oklahoma
4,746 Nevada
4,367 Utah
4,242 Tennessee
4,048 Colorado
4,019 Mississippi
3,253 Wisconsin
3,120 Connecticut
3,046 Washington
2,467 Kansas
2,429 Kentucky
1,983 Arkansas
1,906 Delaware
1,564 Oregon
1,101 West Virginia
878 Idaho
868 New Mexico
689 Nebraska
647 Minnesota
570 Montana
481 Iowa
399 New Hampshire
389 Washington, DC
335 Rhode Island
297 Alaska
268 Hawaii
255 Maine
149 South Dakota
111 North Dakota
100 Wyoming

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
SIMON GALAPO

MEADOWBROOK, Pa. 19046

Specialist

59%

of this provider's 814 patients got this service
2,722

Performed in an office

59%

of this provider's 814 patients got this service
2.8
UDAY DOCTOR

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Interventional Pain Medicine

67%

of this provider's 860 patients got this service
1,314

Performed in a facility

67%

of this provider's 860 patients got this service
1.4
FRANK VILASUSO

SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. 33143

Not Specified

79%

of this provider's 193 patients got this service
1,093

Performed in an office

79%

of this provider's 193 patients got this service
2.5
VINOD SHARMA

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. 48304

Pain Medicine

76%

of this provider's 369 patients got this service
1,080

Performed in an office

76%

of this provider's 369 patients got this service
3.9
RICHARD CHASE

TUCSON, Ariz. 85718

Pain Medicine

69%

of this provider's 333 patients got this service
1,077

Performed in an office

69%

of this provider's 333 patients got this service
2.7
EDUARDO TANHUI

NACOGDOCHES, Tex. 75965

Pain Medicine

54%

of this provider's 429 patients got this service
1,056

Performed in an office

54%

of this provider's 429 patients got this service
3.4
SANJOY SUNDARESAN

WICHITA FALLS, Tex. 76301

Neurological Surgery

67%

of this provider's 380 patients got this service
962

Performed in an office

67%

of this provider's 380 patients got this service
3.8
JEFFREY CHARNOV

HOUSTON, Tex. 77024

Interventional Pain Medicine

41%

of this provider's 361 patients got this service
932

Performed in a facility

41%

of this provider's 361 patients got this service
2.6
THOMAS MERRIMAN

AMARILLO, Tex. 79106

Pain Medicine

43%

of this provider's 886 patients got this service
927

Performed in an office

43%

of this provider's 886 patients got this service
1.9
PEJMAN SHIRAZY

ENCINO, Calif. 91316

Pain Medicine

44%

of this provider's 830 patients got this service
926

Performed in an office

44%

of this provider's 830 patients got this service
2.5
KENNETH CARLE

TOWSON, Md. 21204

Pain Medicine

69%

of this provider's 180 patients got this service
904

Performed in an office

69%

of this provider's 180 patients got this service
3.7
RANDALL BREWER

SHREVEPORT, La. 71105

Pain Medicine

21%

of this provider's 1,387 patients got this service
893

Performed in an office

21%

of this provider's 1,387 patients got this service
1.8
ROBERT NESBITT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. 35205

Not Specified

66%

of this provider's 615 patients got this service
873

Performed in a facility

66%

of this provider's 615 patients got this service
1.7
DEENI BASSAM

MANASSAS, Va. 20110

Interventional Pain Medicine

44%

of this provider's 863 patients got this service
835

Performed in an office

44%

of this provider's 863 patients got this service
1.7
KENNETH STAGGS

MERIDIAN, Miss. 39301

Interventional Pain Medicine

41%

of this provider's 803 patients got this service
816

Performed in a facility

41%

of this provider's 803 patients got this service
2.5
PATRICIA BOLTZ

SPANISH FORT, Ala. 36527

Pain Medicine

38%

of this provider's 434 patients got this service
812

Performed in an office

38%

of this provider's 434 patients got this service
1.7
SAI GUNDLAPALLI

ODESSA, Tex. 79761

Interventional Pain Medicine

30%

of this provider's 726 patients got this service
798

Performed in an office

30%

of this provider's 726 patients got this service
2.4
PATRICK WARING

METAIRIE, La. 70005

Interventional Pain Medicine

67%

of this provider's 432 patients got this service
793

Performed in an office

67%

of this provider's 432 patients got this service
1.9
TIMOTHY WRIGHT

NOVI, Mich. 48374

Interventional Pain Medicine

50%

of this provider's 421 patients got this service
793

Performed in an office

50%

of this provider's 421 patients got this service
2.3
RUSSELL GILCHRIST

HICKORY, N.C. 28602

Interventional Pain Medicine

36%

of this provider's 706 patients got this service
790

Performed in an office

36%

of this provider's 706 patients got this service
3.1
ERIC PEARSON

MERIDIAN, Miss. 39301

Interventional Pain Medicine

53%

of this provider's 790 patients got this service
753

Performed in a facility

53%

of this provider's 790 patients got this service
1.8
CHARLES STEVENS

EL CENTRO, Calif. 92243

Pain Medicine

18%

of this provider's 1,008 patients got this service
752

Performed in an office

18%

of this provider's 1,008 patients got this service
2.4
HONG KAI DU

BELLEVILLE, Ill. 62223

Pain Medicine

45%

of this provider's 492 patients got this service
727

Performed in a facility

45%

of this provider's 492 patients got this service
2.6
MOHAMMED IQBAL

RIVERSIDE, Calif. 92505

Anesthesiology

70%

of this provider's 352 patients got this service
723

Performed in an office

70%

of this provider's 352 patients got this service
2.9
MICHAEL MCCANN

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Interventional Pain Medicine

58%

of this provider's 495 patients got this service
721

Performed in a facility

58%

of this provider's 495 patients got this service
1.6
GERARDO ZLOCZOVER

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. 33426

Pain Medicine

45%

of this provider's 498 patients got this service
706

Performed in an office

45%

of this provider's 498 patients got this service
1.9
RICHARD HOOD

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Pain Medicine

41%

of this provider's 862 patients got this service
690

Performed in an office

41%

of this provider's 862 patients got this service
1.9
JUSTIN VIGIL

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. 78232

Pain Medicine

44%

of this provider's 518 patients got this service
670

Performed in an office

44%

of this provider's 518 patients got this service
2.4
DENNIS DOBRITT

NOVI, Mich. 48374

Interventional Pain Medicine

43%

of this provider's 479 patients got this service
663

Performed in an office

43%

of this provider's 479 patients got this service
2.1
ROBERT PAIGE

AMARILLO, Tex. 79124

Pain Medicine

48%

of this provider's 586 patients got this service
650

Performed in a facility

48%

of this provider's 586 patients got this service
2.1

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 2013 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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