Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of fine needle aspirate

Service Code: 88172, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$75,517.41

Total Times Performed (or Units)

114,348

Rank Among All Services

858

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
10,956 Texas
8,609 California
8,566 Illinois
8,289 New York
6,371 Pennsylvania
5,854 Florida
4,461 New Jersey
4,279 Ohio
4,277 Indiana
4,040 North Carolina
3,616 Virginia
3,584 Massachusetts
2,929 Tennessee
2,687 Maryland
2,550 Georgia
2,500 South Carolina
2,350 Kentucky
1,978 Colorado
1,909 Missouri
1,849 Michigan
1,657 Wisconsin
1,632 Iowa
1,465 Arizona
1,401 Oklahoma
1,228 Delaware
1,199 Louisiana
1,124 Washington
1,068 Mississippi
1,051 Alabama
984 Oregon
900 Arkansas
868 Minnesota
688 Washington, DC
615 New Hampshire
612 Kansas
609 Nevada
592 Connecticut
547 Vermont
509 Maine
441 Nebraska
385 Utah
376 New Mexico
287 Idaho
281 Hawaii
280 West Virginia
227 Rhode Island
186 Montana
153 South Dakota
151 North Dakota
44 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
GERALD MINKOWITZ

BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11219

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

79%

of this provider's 1,189 patients got this service
2,024

Performed in an office

79%

of this provider's 1,189 patients got this service
1.1
DIAGNOSTIC CYTOPATHOLOGY LABORATORY INC

CORAL GABLES, Fla. 33146

General Practice

99%

of this provider's 473 patients got this service
690

Performed in an office

99%

of this provider's 473 patients got this service
1.1
GENE LANDON

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

61%

of this provider's 678 patients got this service
568

Performed in a facility

61%

of this provider's 678 patients got this service
1
UMA KUNDU

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

51%

of this provider's 713 patients got this service
489

Performed in a facility

51%

of this provider's 713 patients got this service
1
JOHN STEWART

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Cytopathology

37%

of this provider's 866 patients got this service
429

Performed in a facility

37%

of this provider's 866 patients got this service
1
WEN LEE

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20010

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

20%

of this provider's 1,169 patients got this service
397

Performed in a facility

20%

of this provider's 1,169 patients got this service
1
DCL PATHOLOGY LLC

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. 46268

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

75%

of this provider's 290 patients got this service
382

Performed in an office

75%

of this provider's 290 patients got this service
1
MIGUEL SANCHEZ

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. 07631

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

64%

of this provider's 466 patients got this service
377

Performed in an office

64%

of this provider's 466 patients got this service
1
NANCY CARAWAY

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Cytopathology

52%

of this provider's 521 patients got this service
367

Performed in a facility

52%

of this provider's 521 patients got this service
1
MING GUO

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Anatomic Pathology

45%

of this provider's 668 patients got this service
360

Performed in a facility

45%

of this provider's 668 patients got this service
1
STEVEN CLARK

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. 46219

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

19%

of this provider's 1,180 patients got this service
353

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 1,180 patients got this service
1
SINCHITA ROY CHOWDHURI

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Anatomic Pathology

34%

of this provider's 773 patients got this service
351

Performed in a facility

34%

of this provider's 773 patients got this service
1
JAMES MIZE

FALLS CHURCH, Va. 22042

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

97%

of this provider's 300 patients got this service
342

Performed in an office

97%

of this provider's 300 patients got this service
1
GREGG STAERKEL

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Cytopathology

37%

of this provider's 659 patients got this service
329

Performed in a facility

37%

of this provider's 659 patients got this service
1
WARD REEVES

BURR RIDGE, Ill. 60527

Anatomic Pathology

21%

of this provider's 934 patients got this service
326

Performed in a facility

21%

of this provider's 934 patients got this service
1
PATHOLOGY REFERENCE LABORATORY, L.L.C.

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. 78229

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 16,008 patients got this service
322

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 16,008 patients got this service
1
BARRETT BROWN

ANNANDALE, Va. 22003

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

98%

of this provider's 294 patients got this service
319

Performed in an office

98%

of this provider's 294 patients got this service
1
YUN GONG

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

40%

of this provider's 580 patients got this service
313

Performed in a facility

40%

of this provider's 580 patients got this service
1
DAVID KW LIEU

ALHAMBRA, Calif. 91801

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

100%

of this provider's 212 patients got this service
313

Performed in an office

100%

of this provider's 212 patients got this service
1
JAMI WALLOCH

PARK RIDGE, Ill. 60068

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

23%

of this provider's 1,077 patients got this service
310

Performed in a facility

23%

of this provider's 1,077 patients got this service
1
CBLPATH, INC

RYE BROOK, N.Y. 10573

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.42%

of this provider's 48,230 patients got this service
308

Performed in an office

0.42%

of this provider's 48,230 patients got this service
1
MAI GU

ORANGE, Calif. 92868

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

97%

of this provider's 185 patients got this service
300

Performed in an office

97%

of this provider's 185 patients got this service
1
ADAIR SEAGER

WORCESTER, Mass. 01605

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

19%

of this provider's 985 patients got this service
289

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 985 patients got this service
1
LUBNA SAYAGE-RABIE

TEMPLE, Tex. 76508

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

19%

of this provider's 957 patients got this service
277

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 957 patients got this service
1
JACK YANG

CHARLESTON, S.C. 29425

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

17%

of this provider's 1,420 patients got this service
267

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 1,420 patients got this service
1
SUSAN ROLLINS

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. 37601

Cytopathology

77%

of this provider's 245 patients got this service
257

Performed in an office

77%

of this provider's 245 patients got this service
1
KAREL RASKA

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. 08903

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

15%

of this provider's 1,075 patients got this service
253

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 1,075 patients got this service
1
YASMIN ELSHENAWY

MOUNTAIN HOME, Tenn. 37684

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

67%

of this provider's 261 patients got this service
238

Performed in an office

67%

of this provider's 261 patients got this service
1
GUILLERMO VILLARMARZO-GARCIA

SAN JUAN, P.R. 00918

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

57%

of this provider's 225 patients got this service
235

Performed in a facility

57%

of this provider's 225 patients got this service
1
JUNE KOIZUMI

NEW YORK, N.Y. 10021

Specialist

10%

of this provider's 2,134 patients got this service
232

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 2,134 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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