CRAIG MICHAEL COMBS MD NPI 1003010828

Anesthesiology in Winston Salem, NC

NPI 1003010828 Individual Male Years of Experience 18 Anesthesiology PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About CRAIG COMBS

Craig Combs is a provider established in Winston Salem, North Carolina and his medical specialization is anesthesiology with more than 18 years of experience. He graduated from Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport in 2004. The NPI number of Craig Combs is 1003010828 and was assigned on June 2007. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207L00000X with license number 2010-00366 (NC). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 11 years ago.

An anesthesiologist like Craig Michael Combs Md manages the care of surgical patients and pain relief through drug administration that reduces or eliminates pain during an operation, medical procedure or during labor and delivery of babies. During surgical procedures anesthesiologists are responsible for adjusting the amount of anesthetic, monitoring the patient's heart rate, body temperature, blood pressure and breathing.

Craig Combs is enrolled in PECOS and is eligible to order or refer healthcare services for Medicare patients. The provider is eligible to order or refer: Part B Clinical Laboratory and Imaging, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), a Home Health Agency (HHA) and Power Mobility Devices

Craig Combs is registered with Medicare and accepts claims assignment, this means the provider accepts Medicare's approved amount for the cost of rendered services as full payment. Participating providers may not charge Medicare beneficiaries more than Medicare's approved amount for their services. Medicare beneficiaries still have to pay a coinsurance or copayment amount for a visit or service. According to Medicare claims data he has hospital affiliations with University Of Tn Medical Center.

NPI

1003010828

Provider Name CRAIG MICHAEL COMBS MD
Provider Location AddressMEDICAL CENTER BLVD WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
Provider Mailing AddressPO BOX 344 WINSTON SALEM, NC 27102
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameLOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IN SHREVEPORT
Graduation Year2004
Is Sole Proprietor?Yes
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date06-14-2007
Last Update Date04-19-2010


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207L00000X
ClassificationAnesthesiology
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.2010-00366
License StateNC
Taxonomy DescriptionAn anesthesiologist is trained to provide pain relief and maintenance, or restoration, of a stable condition during and immediately following an operation or an obstetric or diagnostic procedure. The anesthesiologist assesses the risk of the patient undergoing surgery and optimizes the patient's condition prior to, during and after surgery. In addition to these management responsibilities, the anesthesiologist provides medical management and consultation in pain management and critical care medicine. Anesthesiologists diagnose and treat acute, long-standing and cancer pain problems; diagnose and treat patients with critical illnesses or severe injuries; direct resuscitation in the care of patients with cardiac or respiratory emergencies, including the need for artificial ventilation; and supervise post-anesthesia recovery.

Business Address

CRAIG MICHAEL COMBS MD
MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC
ZIP 27157
Phone: (336) 716-2255

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Mailing Address

CRAIG MICHAEL COMBS MD
PO BOX 344
WINSTON SALEM, NC
ZIP 27102
Phone: (336) 716-2255



Medicare Participation

Registered in PECOS? Yes What is PECOS?
PECOS is the Medicare Provider, Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System. PECOS is Medicare's enrollment and revalidation system and it is the primary source of information about verified Medicare professionals. A NPI number is necessary to register in PECOS. Providers must enroll in PECOS to avoid denied claims.
PECOS PAC ID6507936416
PECOS Enrollment IDI20080604000415
Accepts Medicare Assignment? Yes "What does it mean "accepts medicare assignment"?
When a provider accepts Medicare assignment, the provider agrees to be paid directly by Medicare and to accept the payment amount approved by Medicare. Additionally, the provider agrees to not bill patients for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance amounts.
A provider who doesn't accept assignment may charge you up to 15% over the Medicare-approved amount. This is known as the limiting charge. You may have to pay this amount, or it may be covered by another insurer.
Eligible order / refer Part B Clinical Laboratory and ImagingYes
Eligible order / refer Durable Medical EquipmentYes
Eligible order / refer Home Health Agency (HHA)Yes
Eligible order / refer Power Mobility DevicesYes

Clinician Utilization

The following Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes were publicly reported as the top services rendered by this provider under the Medicare program for the year 2017. The reported codes are based on the top 5 codes for each available Medicare specialty, excluding evaluation and management codes.

  • 52Insertion of arterial catheter for blood sampling or infusion, accessed through the skin (HCPCS:36620)
  • 12Insertion of central venous catheter for infusion, patient 5 years or older (HCPCS:36556)

Hospital Affiliations

Medicare hospital affiliation is identified through self-reporting data, inpatient, outpatient, physician and ancillary service claims linked by the Medicare claims NPI number and place of service code. Additionally, to further determine provider hospital affiliation the clinician must have provided services to at least three patients on three different dates in the last 12 months. Craig Combs is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
UNIVERSITY OF TN MEDICAL CENTER1924 ALCOA HIGHWAY
KNOXVILLE, TN 37920
(865) 544-9000Acute Care Hospitals440015

Other Providers at the same location


The following 20 providers are registered at the same or nearby location.

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1811990815MR. GARY LEE RAY MSN, CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified RegisteredMEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 713-2555
1548264310 PETER A VALEN MD
Individual
Internal Medicine (Rheumatology)MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-2255
1427044973 CATHERINE MESSICK JONES MD
Individual
Internal MedicineMEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-2255
1689655375 VERONICA JANE ABBOTT RN, MSN, FNP-C
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Family)MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-2255
1053393306MR. JAMES BOYD THOMAS CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified RegisteredMEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-6719
1962484212 MARTHA SCHELL SOOTS CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified RegisteredMEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-3069
1659352961MS. LINDA MARIE SANGIULIANO CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified RegisteredMEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-6701
1376524686 KAREN M HARP CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified RegisteredMEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-6719
1962483297MRS. ALISA LAWSON STARBUCK RN NNP
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Neonatal)MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 713-6498
1477535599 RICHARD HENRY DEAN MD
Individual
Surgery (Vascular Surgery)MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-2255
1366424483 CHERYL B KIRKPATRICK CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified RegisteredMEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-6719
1386626349 CAROLYN RUTH FERREE MD
Individual
Radiology (Radiation Oncology)MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-2255
1538141585 EDWARD GUS SHAW MD
Individual
Radiology (Radiation Oncology)MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-2255
1356323307 ARTHUR WILLIAM BLACKSTOCK JR. MD
Individual
Radiology (Radiation Oncology)MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-2255
1447232400 MARK CAUTHEN WILLINGHAM MD
Individual
Pathology (Anatomic Pathology)MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-2255
1528040581 BART ALAN FRIZZELL MD
Individual
Radiology (Radiation Oncology)MEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-2255
1396727996 RAMON VELEZ MD
Individual
Internal MedicineMEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-2255
1154303519 PETER RIBACK LICHSTEIN MD
Individual
Internal MedicineMEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-2255
1538141999 DAVID PHILIP MILLER JR. MD
Individual
Internal MedicineMEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 716-2255
1497737894MRS. DONNA LEA MYERS CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified RegisteredMEDICAL CENTER BLVD
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157
(336) 713-2540

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