Charles Buffington

Anesthesiology

Organization: UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH PHYSICIANS

Address: 815 FREEPORT RD, PITTSBURGH, PA, 15215

Phone: 412-692-4513

Gender: Male

Affiliated Hospital Upmc Presbyterian Shadyside
Medical School WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Graduation Year 1973
Participates in Physician Quality Reporting System? No
Participating in Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program? No
Participating in Electronic Health Records ( eHr ) program? No
Accepts Medicare? No

CPT Codes:

A CPT code is a five digit numeric code that is used to describe medical, surgical, radiology, laboratory, anesthesiology, and evaluation/management services of physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers.

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Fee schedules, relative value units, conversion factors, and/or related components are not assigned by the AMA, are not part of CPT®, and the AMA is not recommending their use. The AMA does not directly or indirectly practice medicine or dispense medical services. The AMA assumes no liability for data contained or not contained herein.

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CPT® Code Description
00520 Anesthesia for closed procedure in chest
00790 Anesthesia for procedure in upper abdomen including use of an endoscope
00740 Anesthesia for procedure on gastrointestinal tract using an endoscope
36620 Insertion of arterial catheter for blood sampling or infusion, accessed through the skin
00104 Anesthesia for electric shock treatment

Last Update Date: July 8, 2007

Affilated Hospital Patient Reports Information:

SURVEY DATES: 10/1/13-9/30/14

Source: data.medicare.gov

OVERALL PATIENT RATING (10 BEING THE HIGHEST)

HOW OFTEN DID NURSES COMMUNICATE WELL?

HOW OFTEN DID DOCTORS COMMUNICATE WELL?

HOW OFTEN WAS PAIN WELL CONTROLLED?

HOW OFTEN WAS ROOM & BATHROOM CLEAN?

RESPONSES TO “WOULD YOU RECOMMEND THIS HOSPITAL?”

Source: Medicare.gov

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