DR. STEVE K KWAK M.D. NPI 1013131705

Orthopaedic Surgery in Teaneck, NJ

NPI 1013131705 Individual Male Years of Experience 18 Orthopaedic Surgery PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About STEVE KWAK

Steve Kwak is a provider established in Teaneck, New Jersey and his medical specialization is orthopaedic surgery with more than 18 years of experience. He graduated from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in 2004. The NPI number of Steve Kwak is 1013131705 and was assigned on April 2007. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207X00000X with license number 221683 (MA). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 10 years ago.

Steve Kwak 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

Steve Kwak 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 Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, Ronald Reagan Ucla Medical Center and Northridge Hospital Medical Center.

NPI

1013131705

Provider NameDR. STEVE K KWAK M.D.
Provider Location Address730 PALISADE AVE TEANECK, NJ 07666
Provider Mailing Address730 PALISADE AVE TEANECK, NJ 07666
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameRUTGERS NEW JERSEY MEDICAL SCHOOL
Graduation Year2004
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date04-12-2007
Last Update Date01-09-2012


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207X00000X
ClassificationOrthopaedic Surgery
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.221683
License StateMA
Taxonomy DescriptionAn orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine and associated structures by medical, surgical and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.

Business Address

DR. STEVE K KWAK M.D.
730 PALISADE AVE
TEANECK, NJ
ZIP 07666
Phone: (201) 353-9000

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Mailing Address

DR. STEVE K KWAK M.D.
730 PALISADE AVE
TEANECK, NJ
ZIP 07666
Phone: (201) 353-9000



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 ID8224180435
PECOS Enrollment IDI20090720000312
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.

  • 280Aspiration and/or injection of major joint or joint capsule with recording and reporting using ultrasound guidance (HCPCS:20611)
  • 117X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views (HCPCS:73030)
  • 56Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule (HCPCS:20610)
  • 42X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views (HCPCS:73510)

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. Steve Kwak is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
HENRY MAYO NEWHALL HOSPITAL23845 MCBEAN PKWY
VALENCIA, CA 91355
(661) 253-8000Acute Care Hospitals50624
RONALD REAGAN UCLA MEDICAL CENTER757 WESTWOOD PLAZA
LOS ANGELES, CA 90095
(310) 825-6301Acute Care Hospitals50262
NORTHRIDGE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER18300 ROSCOE BLVD
NORTHRIDGE, CA 91325
(818) 885-8500Acute Care Hospitals50116

Additional Identifiers


Additional identifier(s) currently or formerly used as an identifier for the provider. The codes may include UPIN, NSC, OSCAR, DEA, Medicaid State or PIN identification numbers.

Identifier Type / Code Identifier State
187703BMPMEDICARE PIN (08)NJ

Other Providers at the same location


The following 10 providers are registered at the same or nearby location.

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1396787990NORTH JERSEY ORTHOPAEDIC SPECIALISTS P.A.
Organization
Orthopaedic Surgery730 PALISADE AVE
TEANECK, NJ 07666
(201) 353-9000
1205879525 JONATHAN M ARCHER MD
Individual
Orthopaedic Surgery730 PALISADE AVE FIRST FLOOR
TEANECK, NJ 07666
(201) 353-9000
1033153911 JOHN M OWENS MD
Individual
Orthopaedic Surgery730 PALISADE AVE FIRST FLOOR
TEANECK, NJ 07666
(201) 353-9000
1942244827 JEN F LEE MD
Individual
Orthopaedic Surgery730 PALISADE AVE FIRST FLOOR
TEANECK, NJ 07666
(201) 353-9000
1578682241 DAVID J PENN P.A
Individual
Physician Assistant730 PALISADE AVE FIRST FLOOR
TEANECK, NJ 07666
(201) 353-9000
1578843819 CHRISTINE M. GRIVAS R.D.
Individual
Dietitian, Registered730 PALISADE AVE 1ST FLOOR
TEANECK, NJ 07666
(551) 574-8175
1487754131DR. NICHOLAS JOSEPH BEVILACQUA DPM
Individual
Podiatrist (Foot & Ankle Surgery)730 PALISADE AVE
TEANECK, NJ 07666
(201) 353-9000
1912171372DR. DEEPAN N. PATEL MD
Individual
Orthopaedic Surgery730 PALISADE AVE
TEANECK, NJ 07666
(201) 530-1004
1043534456NORTH JERSEY ORTHOPAEDIC SPECIALISTS MRI
Organization
Clinic/Center (Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI))730 PALISADE AVE
TEANECK, NJ 07666
(201) 530-1004
1578648366 MARSHA THORNHILL MD
Individual
Anesthesiology730 PALISADE AVE
TEANECK, NJ 07666
(201) 928-2160

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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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The entity type codes are:
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What is a Subpart?
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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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