DANIEL H. BENCKART MD NPI 1215937164

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) in Pittsburgh, PA

NPI 1215937164 Individual Male Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascula... PECOS Enrolled

About DANIEL BENCKART

Daniel Benckart is a provider established in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and his medical specialization is thoracic surgery (cardiothoracic vascular surgery). The NPI number of Daniel Benckart is 1215937164 and was assigned on July 2005. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 208G00000X with license number MD-031782-E (PA). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 10 years ago.

Daniel Benckart 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.

Daniel Benckart is a non-participating provider of Medicare. If you are a Medicare beneficiary this means the provider can charge up to 15% more than Medicare's approved amount for the cost of rendered services, in addition to your normal deductible and coinsurance costs. There are some states that restrict the limiting charge when you see non-participating provider. If you pay the full cost of your care up front, your non- participating provider should still submit a claim to Medicare. Afterward, you should receive reimbursement from Medicare for up 80% of the Medicare-approved amount for the services rendered.

NPI

1215937164

Provider Name DANIEL H. BENCKART MD
Provider Location Address320 E NORTH AVE PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
Provider Mailing Address490 E NORTH AVE SUITE 408 PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date07-21-2005
Last Update Date08-11-2011


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code208G00000X
ClassificationThoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.MD-031782-E
License StatePA
Taxonomy DescriptionA thoracic surgeon provides the operative, perioperative and critical care of patients with pathologic conditions within the chest. Included is the surgical care of coronary artery disease, cancers of the lung, esophagus and chest wall, abnormalities of the trachea, abnormalities of the great vessels and heart valves, congenital anomalies, tumors of the mediastinum and diseases of the diaphragm. The management of the airway and injuries of the chest is within the scope of the specialty.

Business Address

DANIEL H. BENCKART MD
320 E NORTH AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA
ZIP 15212
Phone: (412) 359-8820
Fax: (412) 359-8222

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Mailing Address

DANIEL H. BENCKART MD
490 E NORTH AVE
SUITE 408
PITTSBURGH, PA
ZIP 15212
Phone: (412) 359-8820
Fax: (412) 359-8222



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.
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.

  • 44Ultrasound scan of veins of both arms or legs including assessment of compression and functional maneuvers (HCPCS:93970)
  • 42Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck (HCPCS:93880)
  • 37Ultrasound scan of veins of one arm or leg or limited including assessment of compression and functional maneuvers (HCPCS:93971)
  • 11Ultrasound study of arteries and arterial grafts of one leg or limited (HCPCS:93926)

Secondary Taxonomies


The secondary taxonomy codes define the provider type, classification, and specialization. For individual NPIs the license data is associated to each taxonomy code.

No. Taxonomy Code Type Classification Specialization License No. State Primary
1208600000XAllopathic & Osteopathic PhysiciansSurgeryMD031782EPANo

Taxonomy Description: a general surgeon has expertise related to the diagnosis - preoperative, operative and postoperative management - and management of complications of surgical conditions in the following areas: alimentary tract; abdomen; breast, skin and soft tissue; endocrine system; head and neck surgery; pediatric surgery; surgical critical care; surgical oncology; trauma and burns; and vascular surgery. General surgeons increasingly provide care through the use of minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques. Many general surgeons also possess expertise in transplantation surgery, plastic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

22086S0129XAllopathic & Osteopathic PhysiciansSurgeryVascular SurgeryMD031782EPANo

Taxonomy Description: a surgeon with expertise in the management of surgical disorders of the blood vessels, excluding the intracranial vessels or the heart.

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
B36719MEDICARE UPIN (02)PA
2057732MEDICAID (05)OH
107758PNLMEDICARE PIN (08)PA
0129523000MEDICAID (05)WV
330005904MEDICARE PIN (08)PA
0010242680003MEDICAID (05)PA

Other Providers at the same location


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

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1669479697 IRWIN BECKMAN DO
Individual
Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)320 E NORTH AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-4113
1982602314DR. MICHAEL JAMES KORCZYNSKI PHARM.D.
Individual
Pharmacist (Pharmacotherapy)320 E NORTH AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-5119
1649278086DR. RICKEY CHRISTOPHER MILLER PHARM.D.
Individual
Pharmacist (Pharmacotherapy)320 E NORTH AVE ACC 3RD FLOOR
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-8473
1932108685 MELANIE B FUKUI MD
Individual
Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)320 E NORTH AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-4113
1043219785 NILIMA DASH MD
Individual
Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)320 E NORTH AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-4113
1558360289 RICHARD H DAFFNER MD
Individual
Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)320 E NORTH AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-4113
1841299146 MARC A WALLACE DO
Individual
Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)320 E NORTH AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-4113
1275532608 ANTHONY R LUPETIN MD
Individual
Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)320 E NORTH AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-4113
1710986146 CAROLYN MAYER CRNP
Individual
Nurse Practitioner320 E NORTH AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-4113
1700885134 RICARDO OCHOA MD
Individual
Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)320 E NORTH AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-4113
1629077706DR. MARA S. ALOI MD
Individual
Emergency Medicine320 E NORTH AVE AGH EMERGENCY ASSOCIATES
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-4138
1548269400DR. ARCANGELA LATTARI BALEST MD
Individual
Pediatrics (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine)320 E NORTH AVE AGH NEONATOLOGY
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-3164
1306846118DR. RICHARD ARTHUR BUZARD OS
Individual
Emergency Medicine320 E NORTH AVE AGH EMERGENCY ASSOCS
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-4138
1124028774DR. LEENA B. DALAL MD
Individual
Pediatrics320 E NORTH AVE AGH PEDIATRICS
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-3157
1235139924MRS. BONNIE JOYCE DORAN CRNP
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Adult Health)320 E NORTH AVE 2ND FL AGH INTERNAL MEDICINE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-3751
1285634717DR. KATHLEEN MARIE ERB MD
Individual
Surgery320 E NORTH AVE AGH SURGICAL ONCOLOGY
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-3336
1093715559DR. RICHARD PAUL DIILIO MD
Individual
Emergency Medicine320 E NORTH AVE AGH EMERGENCY ASSOCS
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-4138
1619977915DR. KARL RICHARD FOX MD
Individual
Pathology (Anatomic Pathology)320 E NORTH AVE AGH PATHOLOGY ASSOCS
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-6886
1427058635DR. CAROL HUNTRESS GILMOUR MD, MPH
Individual
Pediatrics (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine)320 E NORTH AVE AGH NEONATOLOGY
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-3164
1316947526DR. JEROME E. GRANATO MD
Individual
Internal Medicine (Interventional Cardiology)320 E NORTH AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15212
(412) 359-6550

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