TIMOTHY C KU M.D NPI 1952629636

Anesthesiology in New Orleans, LA

NPI 1952629636 Individual Male Years of Experience 12 Anesthesiology PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About TIMOTHY KU

Timothy Ku is a provider established in New Orleans, Louisiana and his medical specialization is anesthesiology with more than 12 years of experience. He graduated from Northwestern University Feinberg Medical School in 2010. The NPI number of Timothy Ku is 1952629636 and was assigned on May 2010. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207L00000X with license number MD.206656 (LA). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 7 years ago.

An anesthesiologist like Timothy C Ku M.d 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.

Timothy Ku 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

Timothy Ku 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 Tulane Medical Center.

NPI

1952629636

Provider Name TIMOTHY C KU M.D
Provider Location Address1514 JEFFERSON HWY NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
Provider Mailing Address1514 JEFFERSON HWY NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameNORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY FEINBERG MEDICAL SCHOOL
Graduation Year2010
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date05-05-2010
Last Update Date12-15-2014


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207L00000X
ClassificationAnesthesiology
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.MD.206656
License StateLA
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

TIMOTHY C KU M.D
1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA
ZIP 70121
Phone: (504) 842-3755

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Mailing Address

TIMOTHY C KU M.D
1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA
ZIP 70121
Phone: (504) 842-4000



Medicare Participation

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.

Registered in PECOS? Yes
PECOS PAC ID1456579341
PECOS Enrollment IDI20140908001006
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.

  • 65Anesthesia for procedure on gastrointestinal tract using an endoscope (HCPCS:00740)
  • 22Anesthesia for procedure on lower intestine using an endoscope (HCPCS:00810)
  • 20Insertion of arterial catheter for blood sampling or infusion, accessed through the skin (HCPCS:36620)
  • 13Anesthesia for lens surgery (HCPCS:00142)

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. Timothy Ku is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
TULANE MEDICAL CENTER1415 TULANE AVE
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70112
(504) 988-5263Acute Care Hospitals190176

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
1390200000XStudent, Health CareStudent in an Organized Health Care Education/Training ProgramNo

Taxonomy Description: an individual who is enrolled in an organized health care education/training program leading to a degree, certification, registration, and/or licensure to provide health care.

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
361743YH3UMEDICARE PIN (08)LA
2108182MEDICAID (05)LA
07480031MEDICAID (05)MS

Other Providers at the same location


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

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1053314419MR. KIRT JOSEPH TALAMO PAC
Individual
Physician Assistant (Medical)1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1083618789DR. SAMUEL S. ANDREWS MD
Individual
Internal Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism)1514 JEFFERSON HWY OCHSNER CLINIC FOUDATION
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1497759922 GEORGE FRANK CHIMENTO M.D.
Individual
Orthopaedic Surgery1514 JEFFERSON HWY OCHSNER CLINIC
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1912901315DR. RICHARD E DEICHMANN JR. MD
Individual
Internal Medicine1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1316946262 IBRAHIM K EL-ABBASSI M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease)1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1336120302 GARY M RICH MD
Individual
Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1669453510 MICHAEL D LECCE MD
Individual
Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1649258252MR. JOSEPH EUGENE WILLIAMS JR. NP
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Acute Care)1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1043298631 NORA A BRANDON CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1669451357DR. DAVID JAMES ELIZARDI MD
Individual
Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1851364566 KIMSEY HOPE RODRIGUEZ MD
Individual
Otolaryngology1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1346219375 MONIQUE PIERCE-HAMILTON M.D.
Individual
Obstetrics & Gynecology1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1407825557 STACY MCDONALD MD
Individual
Hospitalist1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1063481760 WILLIAM JOSEPH DALY JR. M.D.
Individual
Anesthesiology1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1144299736 JERRY J. ST. PIERRE M.D.
Individual
Obstetrics & Gynecology1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1073582508 GREGORY NEAL SOSSAMAN M.D.
Individual
Pathology (Cytopathology)1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1659340883 GEORGE BRAZIL MORRIS IV M.D.
Individual
Obstetrics & Gynecology1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1093771685 LEAH CONLIN A.U.
Individual
Audiologist-Hearing Aid Fitter1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1164488722 NORBERT BUDDY GUBERT CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000
1083670434 MARGARET BOLTON NP
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Family)1514 JEFFERSON HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70121
(504) 842-4000

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
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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
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
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Last Update Date
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Primary Taxonomy Code
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Authorized Official Name
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