ALEXANDER TOPALA MD NPI 1003017989

Anesthesiology in Cincinnati, OH

NPI 1003017989 Individual Male Years of Experience 17 Anesthesiology PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About ALEXANDER TOPALA

Alexander Topala is a provider established in Cincinnati, Ohio and his medical specialization is anesthesiology with more than 17 years of experience. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 2005. The NPI number of Alexander Topala is 1003017989 and was assigned on May 2007. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207L00000X with license number 57011171 (OH). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 4 years ago.

An anesthesiologist like Alexander Topala 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.

Alexander Topala 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

Alexander Topala 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 West Chester Hospital and University Of Cincinnati Medical Center, Llc.

NPI

1003017989

Provider Name ALEXANDER TOPALA MD
Provider Location Address234 GOODMAN ST MAIL LOCATION 0796 CINCINNATI, OH 45219
Provider Mailing AddressPO BOX 636256 CENTRAL CREDENTIALING CINCINNATI, OH 45263
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameUNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
Graduation Year2005
Is Sole Proprietor?Yes
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date05-30-2007
Last Update Date06-06-2017


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207L00000X
ClassificationAnesthesiology
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.57011171
License StateOH
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

ALEXANDER TOPALA MD
234 GOODMAN ST
MAIL LOCATION 0796
CINCINNATI, OH
ZIP 45219
Phone: (513) 584-1000

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Mailing Address

ALEXANDER TOPALA MD
PO BOX 636256
CENTRAL CREDENTIALING
CINCINNATI, OH
ZIP 45263
Phone: (513) 585-5502
Fax: (513) 585-5511



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 ID6901951672
PECOS Enrollment IDI20090901000443
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.

  • 36Anesthesia for procedure on gastrointestinal tract using an endoscope (HCPCS:00740)
  • 32Anesthesia for procedure on lower intestine using an endoscope (HCPCS:00810)

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. Alexander Topala is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
WEST CHESTER HOSPITAL7700 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
WEST CHESTER, OH 45069
(513) 298-7700Acute Care Hospitals360354
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI MEDICAL CENTER, LLC234 GOODMAN STREET
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-1000Acute Care Hospitals360003

Other Providers at the same location


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

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1780687079 SUSAN KATHRYN COMTE CNM
Individual
Advanced Practice Midwife234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-4081
1831189224 HANAN KERR M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-1000
1033198742 TRAVIS WADE GERLACH MD
Individual
Surgery (Surgical Critical Care)234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-4318
1629048616 ALAN THOMAS FLANIGAN M.D.
Individual
Emergency Medicine234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 558-5281
1144297235DR. PETER C MUSKAT MD
Individual
Surgery (Trauma Surgery)234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-4318
1316905300DR. GINA RENEE DORLAC MD
Individual
Surgery (Trauma Surgery)234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-4318
1326006271 LESLIE OLEKSOWICZ M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology)234 GOODMAN ST BARRETT CENTER
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-6928
1780642652DR. JOSEFA MARIA RANGEL M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine234 GOODMAN ST BARRETT CENTER
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-6928
1649238536 JOHN RICHARD PANCOAST M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology)234 GOODMAN ST BARRETT CENTER
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-6928
1417994880ACADEMIC PATHOLOGY ASSOCIATES INC
Organization
Pathology (Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology)234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-3832
1538100524 WANDA O WILSON CRNA, PHD
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 872-7388
1649211640 ELEANOR JALIPA CANOS MD
Individual
Anesthesiology234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 872-7388
1760423941GREATER CINCINNATI OB/GYN, INC.
Organization
Obstetrics & Gynecology234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-4081
1679514855GREATER CINCINNATI PERINATAL ASSOCIATES, LLC
Organization
Obstetrics & Gynecology (Maternal & Fetal Medicine)234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-4800
1386688026 MARY ELIZABETH GORMAN CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 872-7388
1740218791 LISA M RIEDEL CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 872-7388
1730105628 NANCY HEINK CNP
Individual
Nurse Practitioner234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-3683
1598783110MRS. ANNE ETGES C.N.P.
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Women's Health)234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-8212
1346269859 ELBERT J NELSON M.D.
Individual
Obstetrics & Gynecology234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 584-4081
1699794032 REGINA M REICHARD CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered234 GOODMAN ST
CINCINNATI, OH 45219
(513) 872-7388

NPI Footnotes

What is the National Provider Indentifier (NPI)?
The NPI is 10-position all-numeric identification number assigned by the NPPES to uniquely identify a health care provider.

Provider Location Address
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Entity Type Code
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The entity type codes are:
1 = Person: individual human being who furnishes health care;
2 = Non-person: entity other than an individual human being that furnishes health care (Examples: hospital, SNF, hospital subunit, pharmacy, or HMO)

What is a Subpart?
Subparts are the components and separate physical locations of organization health care providers. Subpart examples include:
Hospital components include outpatient departments, surgical centers, psychiatric units, and laboratories. These components are often separately licensed or certified by States and may exist at physical locations other than that of the hospital of which they are a component.

Provider Other Organization Name
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1 = former name;
2 = professional name;
3 = doing business as (d/b/ a) name;
4 = former legal business name; :
5 = other.

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Primary Taxonomy Code
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