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Dr. Galen R Cortina Md

19951 Mariner Ave Suite 155
Torrance CA 90503
310 253-3244
Medical School: Medical College Of Wisconsin - 1993
Accepts Medicare: Yes
Participates In eRX: No
Participates In PQRS: Yes
Participates In EHR: No
License #: G81199
NPI: 1194753657
Taxonomy Codes:
207ZP0101X

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Conditions

Dr. Galen R Cortina is associated with these group practices

Procedure Pricing

HCPCS Code Description Average Price Average Price
Allowed By Medicare
HCPCS Code:88309 Description:Tissue exam by pathologist Average Price:$373.30 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$147.62
HCPCS Code:88321 Description:Microslide consultation Average Price:$242.77 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$84.80
HCPCS Code:88307 Description:Tissue exam by pathologist Average Price:$235.46 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$84.04
HCPCS Code:88321 Description:Microslide consultation Average Price:$243.54 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$95.41
HCPCS Code:88331 Description:Path consult intraop 1 bloc Average Price:$175.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$63.00
HCPCS Code:88305 Description:Tissue exam by pathologist Average Price:$155.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$58.82
HCPCS Code:88312 Description:Special stains group 1 Average Price:$143.30 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$51.78
HCPCS Code:88360 Description:Tumor immunohistochem/manual Average Price:$145.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$53.98
HCPCS Code:88342 Description:Immunohistochemistry Average Price:$142.50 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$58.83
HCPCS Code:88342 Description:Immunohistochemistry Average Price:$121.70 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$43.20
HCPCS Code:88305 Description:Tissue exam by pathologist Average Price:$110.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$38.45
HCPCS Code:88313 Description:Special stains group 2 Average Price:$106.28 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$36.22
HCPCS Code:88332 Description:Path consult intraop addl Average Price:$90.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$31.24
HCPCS Code:88312 Description:Special stains group 1 Average Price:$70.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$27.51
HCPCS Code:88304 Description:Tissue exam by pathologist Average Price:$45.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$11.51
HCPCS Code:88313 Description:Special stains group 2 Average Price:$35.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$12.22
HCPCS Code:88300 Description:Surgical path gross Average Price:$20.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$4.61

HCPCS Code Definitions

88312
Special stain including interpretation and report; Group I for microorganisms (eg, acid fast, methenamine silver)
88312
Special stain including interpretation and report; Group I for microorganisms (eg, acid fast, methenamine silver)
88307
Level V - Surgical pathology, gross and microscopic examination Adrenal, resection Bone - biopsy/curettings Bone fragment(s), pathologic fracture Brain, biopsy Brain/meninges, tumor resection Breast, excision of lesion, requiring microscopic evaluation of surgical margins Breast, mastectomy - partial/simple Cervix, conization Colon, segmental resection, other than for tumor Extremity, amputation, non-traumatic Eye, enucleation Kidney, partial/total nephrectomy Larynx, partial/total resection Liver, biopsy - needle/wedge Liver, partial resection Lung, wedge biopsy Lymph nodes, regional resection Mediastinum, mass Myocardium, biopsy Odontogenic tumor Ovary with or without tube, neoplastic Pancreas, biopsy Placenta, third trimester Prostate, except radical resection Salivary gland Sentinel lymph node Small intestine, resection, other than for tumor Soft tissue mass (except lipoma) - biopsy/simple excision Stomach - subtotal/total resection, other than for tumor Testis, biopsy Thymus, tumor Thyroid, total/lobe Ureter, resection Urinary bladder, TUR Uterus, with or without tubes and ovaries, other than neoplastic/prolapse
88309
Level VI - Surgical pathology, gross and microscopic examination Bone resection Breast, mastectomy - with regional lymph nodes Colon, segmental resection for tumor Colon, total resection Esophagus, partial/total resection Extremity, disarticulation Fetus, with dissection Larynx, partial/total resection - with regional lymph nodes Lung - total/lobe/segment resection Pancreas, total/subtotal resection Prostate, radical resection Small intestine, resection for tumor Soft tissue tumor, extensive resection Stomach - subtotal/total resection for tumor Testis, tumor Tongue/tonsil -resection for tumor Urinary bladder, partial/total resection Uterus, with or without tubes and ovaries, neoplastic Vulva, total/subtotal resection
88313
Special stain including interpretation and report; Group II, all other (eg, iron, trichrome), except stain for microorganisms, stains for enzyme constituents, or immunocytochemistry and immunohistochemistry
88332
Pathology consultation during surgery; each additional tissue block with frozen section(s) (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
88321
Consultation and report on referred slides prepared elsewhere
88321
Consultation and report on referred slides prepared elsewhere
88313
Special stain including interpretation and report; Group II, all other (eg, iron, trichrome), except stain for microorganisms, stains for enzyme constituents, or immunocytochemistry and immunohistochemistry
88331
Pathology consultation during surgery; first tissue block, with frozen section(s), single specimen
88342
Immunohistochemistry or immunocytochemistry, each separately identifiable antibody per block, cytologic preparation, or hematologic smear; first separately identifiable antibody per slide
88342
Immunohistochemistry or immunocytochemistry, each separately identifiable antibody per block, cytologic preparation, or hematologic smear; first separately identifiable antibody per slide
88360
Morphometric analysis, tumor immunohistochemistry (eg, Her-2/neu, estrogen receptor/progesterone receptor), quantitative or semiquantitative, each antibody; manual
88304
Level III - Surgical pathology, gross and microscopic examination Abortion, induced Abscess Aneurysm - arterial/ventricular Anus, tag Appendix, other than incidental Artery, atheromatous plaque Bartholin's gland cyst Bone fragment(s), other than pathologic fracture Bursa/synovial cyst Carpal tunnel tissue Cartilage, shavings Cholesteatoma Colon, colostomy stoma Conjunctiva - biopsy/pterygium Cornea Diverticulum - esophagus/small intestine Dupuytren's contracture tissue Femoral head, other than fracture Fissure/fistula Foreskin, other than newborn Gallbladder Ganglion cyst Hematoma Hemorrhoids Hydatid of Morgagni Intervertebral disc Joint, loose body Meniscus Mucocele, salivary Neuroma - Morton's/traumatic Pilonidal cyst/sinus Polyps, inflammatory - nasal/sinusoidal Skin - cyst/tag/debridement Soft tissue, debridement Soft tissue, lipoma Spermatocele Tendon/tendon sheath Testicular appendage Thrombus or embolus Tonsil and/or adenoids Varicocele Vas deferens, other than sterilization Vein, varicosity
88300
Level I - Surgical pathology, gross examination only
88305
Level IV - Surgical pathology, gross and microscopic examination Abortion - spontaneous/missed Artery, biopsy Bone marrow, biopsy Bone exostosis Brain/meninges, other than for tumor resection Breast, biopsy, not requiring microscopic evaluation of surgical margins Breast, reduction mammoplasty Bronchus, biopsy Cell block, any source Cervix, biopsy Colon, biopsy Duodenum, biopsy Endocervix, curettings/biopsy Endometrium, curettings/biopsy Esophagus, biopsy Extremity, amputation, traumatic Fallopian tube, biopsy Fallopian tube, ectopic pregnancy Femoral head, fracture Fingers/toes, amputation, non-traumatic Gingiva/oral mucosa, biopsy Heart valve Joint, resection Kidney, biopsy Larynx, biopsy Leiomyoma(s), uterine myomectomy - without uterus Lip, biopsy/wedge resection Lung, transbronchial biopsy Lymph node, biopsy Muscle, biopsy Nasal mucosa, biopsy Nasopharynx/oropharynx, biopsy Nerve, biopsy Odontogenic/dental cyst Omentum, biopsy Ovary with or without tube, non-neoplastic Ovary, biopsy/wedge resection Parathyroid gland Peritoneum, biopsy Pituitary tumor Placenta, other than third trimester Pleura/pericardium - biopsy/tissue Polyp, cervical/endometrial Polyp, colorectal Polyp, stomach/small intestine Prostate, needle biopsy Prostate, TUR Salivary gland, biopsy Sinus, paranasal biopsy Skin, other than cyst/tag/debridement/plastic repair Small intestine, biopsy Soft tissue, other than tumor/mass/lipoma/debridement Spleen Stomach, biopsy Synovium Testis, other than tumor/biopsy/castration Thyroglossal duct/brachial cleft cyst Tongue, biopsy Tonsil, biopsy Trachea, biopsy Ureter, biopsy Urethra, biopsy Urinary bladder, biopsy Uterus, with or without tubes and ovaries, for prolapse Vagina, biopsy Vulva/labia, biopsy
88305
Level IV - Surgical pathology, gross and microscopic examination Abortion - spontaneous/missed Artery, biopsy Bone marrow, biopsy Bone exostosis Brain/meninges, other than for tumor resection Breast, biopsy, not requiring microscopic evaluation of surgical margins Breast, reduction mammoplasty Bronchus, biopsy Cell block, any source Cervix, biopsy Colon, biopsy Duodenum, biopsy Endocervix, curettings/biopsy Endometrium, curettings/biopsy Esophagus, biopsy Extremity, amputation, traumatic Fallopian tube, biopsy Fallopian tube, ectopic pregnancy Femoral head, fracture Fingers/toes, amputation, non-traumatic Gingiva/oral mucosa, biopsy Heart valve Joint, resection Kidney, biopsy Larynx, biopsy Leiomyoma(s), uterine myomectomy - without uterus Lip, biopsy/wedge resection Lung, transbronchial biopsy Lymph node, biopsy Muscle, biopsy Nasal mucosa, biopsy Nasopharynx/oropharynx, biopsy Nerve, biopsy Odontogenic/dental cyst Omentum, biopsy Ovary with or without tube, non-neoplastic Ovary, biopsy/wedge resection Parathyroid gland Peritoneum, biopsy Pituitary tumor Placenta, other than third trimester Pleura/pericardium - biopsy/tissue Polyp, cervical/endometrial Polyp, colorectal Polyp, stomach/small intestine Prostate, needle biopsy Prostate, TUR Salivary gland, biopsy Sinus, paranasal biopsy Skin, other than cyst/tag/debridement/plastic repair Small intestine, biopsy Soft tissue, other than tumor/mass/lipoma/debridement Spleen Stomach, biopsy Synovium Testis, other than tumor/biopsy/castration Thyroglossal duct/brachial cleft cyst Tongue, biopsy Tonsil, biopsy Trachea, biopsy Ureter, biopsy Urethra, biopsy Urinary bladder, biopsy Uterus, with or without tubes and ovaries, for prolapse Vagina, biopsy Vulva/labia, biopsy

Medical Malpractice Cases

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Medical Board Sanctions

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Referrals

NPI
Doctor Name
Specialty
Count
1912943168
Nephrology
399
1720008899
Internal Medicine
299
1972534238
Internal Medicine
247
1518995141
Diagnostic Radiology
215
1790865954
Gastroenterology
198
1528088549
Hematology/Oncology
181
1164536249
Diagnostic Radiology
145
1811939788
Diagnostic Radiology
127
1194800094
Endocrinology
102
1114956745
Diagnostic Radiology
92
*These referrals represent the top 10 that Dr. Cortina has made to other doctors

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