DR. WAEL F. ASAAD MD, PHD NPI 1770619165

Neurological Surgery in Providence, RI

NPI 1770619165 Individual Male Years of Experience 19 Neurological Surgery PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About WAEL ASAAD

Wael Asaad is a provider established in Providence, Rhode Island and his medical specialization is neurological surgery with more than 19 years of experience. He graduated from Yale University School Of Medicine in 2003. The NPI number of Wael Asaad is 1770619165 and was assigned on February 2007. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207T00000X with license number MD13555 (RI). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 10 years ago.

Wael Asaad 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

Wael Asaad 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 Rhode Island Hospital.

NPI

1770619165

Provider NameDR. WAEL F. ASAAD MD, PHD
Provider Location Address593 EDDY ST FL 6 RIH DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
Provider Mailing Address593 EDDY ST FL 6 RIH DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameYALE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Graduation Year2003
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date02-27-2007
Last Update Date04-10-2012


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207T00000X
ClassificationNeurological Surgery
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.MD13555
License StateRI
Taxonomy DescriptionA neurological surgeon provides the operative and non-operative management (i.e., prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, critical care, and rehabilitation) of disorders of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their supporting structures and vascular supply; the evaluation and treatment of pathological processes which modify function or activity of the nervous system; and the operative and non-operative management of pain. A neurological surgeon treats patients with disorders of the nervous system; disorders of the brain, meninges, skull, and their blood supply, including the extracranial carotid and vertebral arteries; disorders of the pituitary gland; disorders of the spinal cord, meninges, and vertebral column, including those which may require treatment by spinal fusion or instrumentation; and disorders of the cranial and spinal nerves throughout their distribution.

Business Address

DR. WAEL F. ASAAD MD, PHD
593 EDDY ST FL 6
RIH DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY
PROVIDENCE, RI
ZIP 02903
Phone: (401) 793-9166
Fax: (401) 444-2788

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Mailing Address

DR. WAEL F. ASAAD MD, PHD
593 EDDY ST FL 6
RIH DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY
PROVIDENCE, RI
ZIP 02903
Phone: (401) 793-9166
Fax: (401) 444-2788



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 ID1951433507
PECOS Enrollment IDI20121126000507
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

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. Wael Asaad is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL593 EDDY STREET
PROVIDENCE, RI 2903
(401) 444-4000Acute Care Hospitals410007

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
1207T00000XAllopathic & Osteopathic PhysiciansNeurological Surgery235417MANo

Taxonomy Description: a neurological surgeon provides the operative and non-operative management (i.e., prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, critical care, and rehabilitation) of disorders of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their supporting structures and vascular supply; the evaluation and treatment of pathological processes which modify function or activity of the nervous system; and the operative and non-operative management of pain. A neurological surgeon treats patients with disorders of the nervous system; disorders of the brain, meninges, skull, and their blood supply, including the extracranial carotid and vertebral arteries; disorders of the pituitary gland; disorders of the spinal cord, meninges, and vertebral column, including those which may require treatment by spinal fusion or instrumentation; and disorders of the cranial and spinal nerves throughout their distribution.

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
11008483AMEDICAID (05)MA
WA79614MEDICAID (05)RI

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
The location address of the provider being identified. For providers with more than one physical location, this is the primary location. This address cannot include a Post Office box.

Provider Mailing Address
The mailing address of the provider being identified. This address may contain the same information as the provider location address.

Entity Type Code
The code describing the type of health care provider that is being assigned an NPI.
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
The other organization name is the alternative last name by which the provider is or has been known (if an individual) or other name by which the organization provider is or has been known. The code identifying the type of other name. The provider other organization name codes are:
1 = former name;
2 = professional name;
3 = doing business as (d/b/ a) name;
4 = former legal business name; :
5 = other.

Provider Enumeration Date
The date the provider was assigned a unique identifier (assigned an NPI).

Last Update Date
The date that a NPI record was last updated or changed.

Primary Taxonomy Code
The primary taxonomy code defines the provider type, classification, and specialization. There could be only one primary taxonomy code per NPI record. For individual NPIs the license data is associated to the taxonomy code.

Authorized Official Name
The name of the person authorized to submit the NPI application or to officially change data for a health care provider.