Medical Procedures

For this guide, TDI has classified medical services based on the type of doctor or the location where the service is provided. This guide includes medical procedures for the following six medical categories:

Appendectomy - Remove appendix
Coronary Bypass w/PTCA w/o Cardiac Catheterization - Open blocked coronary arteries without a tube being inserted into the heart
C-Section - Operation to deliver a baby
Hip Replacement - Replace hip joint with artificial hip joint
Hysterectomy (Radical) - Remove uterus, cervix, and part of the vagina
Knee Replacement - Replace damaged parts of the knee joint with artificial parts
Laminectomy - Remove the back of one or more vertebrae
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy - Remove gallbladder
Vaginal Delivery w/o CC - Childbirth through the vagina with no complications
ACL Repair - Repair the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee
Adenoidectomy - Remove adenoid
Appendectomy - Remove appendix
Bunionectomy - Operation to treat bunions
Cardiac Catheterization (Left) - Insert a tube into the left side of the heart
Cardiac Catheterization (Right + Left) - Insert a tube into the left and right sides of the heart
Cardiac Catheterization (Right) - Insert a tube into the right side of the heart
Colonoscopy - Check intestines for colon cancer
Laminectomy - Remove the back of one or more vertebrae
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy - Remove gallbladder
PTCA (Perc Cardiovasc Proc w/Drug-Eluting Stent w/o MCC) - Open blocked coronary arteries using a stent that releases a drug to keep the blockage from coming back without complications
Rotator Cuff Repair - Repair torn tendon in the shoulder
Tonsillectomy - Remove tonsils
Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy - Remove tonsils and adenoid
Tympanostomy - Insert small tubes in eardrum(s)
Upper and Lower GI Endoscopy - Look inside the digestive system
Upper GI Endoscopy - Look inside the upper digestive system
CT Abdomen & Pelvis w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of stomach area and pelvis using dye
CT Abdomen & Pelvis w/o & w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of stomach area and pelvis using and not using dye
CT Abdomen & Pelvis w/o contrast - CT/CAT scan of stomach area and pelvis not using dye
CT lower extremity w/ & w/o contrast - CT/CAT scan of leg using and not using dye
CT lower extremity w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of leg using dye
CT lower extremity w/o contrast - CT/CAT scan of leg not using dye
CT Scan Abdomen w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of stomach area using dye
CT Scan Abdomen w/o & w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of stomach area using and not using dye
CT Scan Abdomen w/o contrast - CT/CAT scan of stomach area not using dye
CT Scan Chest w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of chest using dye
CT Scan Chest w/o & w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of chest using and not using dye
CT Scan Chest w/o contrast - CT/CAT scan of chest not using dye
CT Scan Head/Brain w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of head/brain using dye
CT Scan Head/Brain w/o & w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of head/brain using and not using dye
CT Scan Head/Brain w/o contrast - CT/CAT scan of head/brain not using dye
CT Scan of Lumbar Lower Spine w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of lower back using dye
CT Scan of Lumbar Lower Spine w/o & w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of lower back using and not using dye
CT Scan of Lumbar Lower Spine w/o contrast - CT/CAT scan of lower back not using dye
CT Scan of Mouth, Jaw, and Neck w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of mouth, jaw, and neck using dye
CT Scan of Mouth, Jaw, and Neck w/o & w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of mouth, jaw, and neck using and not using dye
CT Scan of Mouth, Jaw, and Neck w/o contrast - CT/CAT scan of mouth, jaw, and neck not using dye
CT Scan Pelvis w/contrast - CT/CAT scan of pelvis using dye
CT Scan Pelvis w/o & w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of pelvis using and not using dye
CT Scan Pelvis w/o contrast - CT/CAT scan of pelvis not using dye
CT Soft Tissue Neck w/ contrast - CT/CAT scan of soft neck tissue using dye
Mammogram with CAD - Test using computer to find breast cancer
Mammogram, Analog Screening of Two Breasts 2 Views - Test using film to find breast cancer
Mammogram, Digital Screening of Two Breasts - Test using computer to find breast cancer
MR Angiography Head w/o contrast - MRA scan of head not using dye
MRI Abdomen w/ contrast - MRI scan of stomach area using dye
MRI Abdomen w/o & w/ contrast - MRI scan of stomach area using and not using dye
MRI Abdomen w/o contrast - MRI scan of stomach area not using dye
MRI Both Breasts - MRI scan of breasts
MRI Brain w/ contrast - MRI scan of brain using dye
MRI Brain w/o & w/ contrast - MRI scan of brain using and not using dye
MRI Brain w/o contrast - MRI scan of brain not using dye
MRI Lower Limb w/ contrast - MRI scan of leg using dye
MRI Lower Limb w/o & w/ contrast - MRI scan of leg using and not using dye
MRI Lower Limb w/o contrast - MRI scan of leg not using dye
MRI Lower Limb with Joint w/ contrast - MRI scan of leg with joint using dye
MRI Lower Limb with Joint w/o & w/ contrast - MRI scan of leg with joint using and not using dye
MRI Lower Limb with Joint w/o contrast - MRI scan of leg with joint not using dye
MRI Lumbar Spine w/ contrast - MRI scan of lower back using dye
MRI Lumbar Spine w/o & w/ contrast - MRI scan of lower back using and not using dye
MRI Lumbar Spine w/o contrast - MRI scan of lower back not using dye
MRI Neck Spine w/ contrast - MRI scan of neck spine using dye
MRI Neck Spine w/o & w/ contrast - MRI scan of neck spine using and not using dye
MRI Neck Spine w/o contrast - MRI scan of neck spine not using dye
MRI of Head (Orbit/Face/Neck) w/ contrast - MRI scan of face/neck using dye
MRI of Head (Orbit/Face/Neck) w/o & w/ contrast - MRI scan of face/neck using and not using dye
MRI of Head (Orbit/Face/Neck) w/o contrast - MRI scan of face/neck not using dye
MRI One Breast - MRI scan of one breast
MRI Pelvis w/ contrast - MRI scan of pelvis using dye
MRI Pelvis w/o & w/ contrast - MRI scan of pelvis using and not using dye
MRI Pelvis w/o contrast - MRI scan of pelvis not using dye
MRI Spine w/ contrast - MRI scan of spine using dye
MRI Spine w/o & w/ contrast - MRI scan of spine using and not using dye
MRI Spine w/o contrast - MRI scan of spine not using dye
MRI Upper Limb (Other Than Joint) w/ contrast - MRI scan of arm using dye
MRI Upper Limb (Other Than Joint) w/o contrast - MRI scan of arm not using dye
MRI Upper Limb (Other Than Joint) w/o contrast & w/contrast - MRI scan of arm using and not using dye
MRI Upper Limb Joint w/ contrast - MRI scan of arm joint using dye
MRI Upper Limb Joint w/o & w/ contrast - MRI scan of arm joint using and not using dye
MRI Upper Limb Joint w/o contrast - MRI scan of arm joint not using dye
Acute Hepatitis Panel - Blood test to look for liver infection and inflammation
ALANINE AMINO (ALT) (SGPT) - Blood test to look for liver damage
Assay of Estradiol - Blood test to look at estradiol level
Assay of Ferritin - Blood test to look at ferritin level
Assay of Free Thyroxine - Blood test to look at free thyroxine level
Assay of Iron - Blood test to look at iron level
Assay of Psa Total - Blood test to look at prostate-specific antigen (PSA)
Assay of Total Thyroxine - Blood test to look at thyroxine level
Assay of Urine Creatinine - Urine test to look at creatinine level
Assay Test for Blood Fecal - Lab test to look for hidden blood in stool sample
Assay Thyroid Stim Hormone - Blood test to look at thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)
Assay Triiodothyronine (T3) - Blood test to look at triiodothyronine (T3) level
Basic Metabolic Panel - Blood test to look at blood sugar level, blood salts and fluid balance, kidney function
Blood Folic Acid Serum - Blood test to look at folic acid level
Blood Glucose Assay - Blood test to look at blood sugar level
Blood Oxygen Test - Blood test to look at blood oxygen level
Calcium (Ionized) - Blood test to look at ionized calcium level
Calcium Total - Blood test to look at total calcium level
CBC without platelet - Blood test to look at red and white blood cells
CBC/diffwbc w/o platelet - Blood test to look at red and white blood cells
Chorionic Gonadotropin Test - Blood or urine test to look for human chorionic gonadotropin
Chylmd Trach DNA test - Lab test to look for chlamydia
Complete CBC Automated - Blood test to look at red and white blood cells and platelets
Complete CBC w Auto Diff WBC - Blood test to look at red and white blood cells and platelets
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel - Blood test to look at blood sugar level, blood salts and fluid balance, kidney and liver function
Culture Bacteria Other - Lab test to look for germs
Culture Screen Only - Lab test to look for infection
Cytopathology for Pap Smear 1 - Test cells from cervix or vagina with doctor interpretation
Cytopathology for Pap Smear 2 - Test cells from cervix or vagina using automated thin layer prep with manual screening under doctor supervision
Cytopathology for Pap Smear 3 - Test cells from cervix or vagina using slides with manual screening under doctor supervision
Cytopathology for Pap Smear 4 - Test cells from cervix or vagina using automated thin layer prep with screening by automated system and manual rescreening or review under doctor supervision
Electrolyte Panel - Blood test to look at levels of blood salts and carbon dioxide
Fecal blood scrn immunoassay - Lab test to look for hidden blood in stool sample
General Health Panel - Blood test combining multiple screening tests into one package
Glycosylated Hemoglobin Test - Blood test to look at blood sugar levels for the past 2 to 3 months
Hemoglobin - Blood test to look at level of oxygen carrying protein in red blood cells
Hepatic Function Panel - Blood test to look at how the liver is working
HIV-1 DNA Test - Blood test to look for HIV
HIV-1/HIV-2 Single Result - Blood test to look for HIV
HPV DNA Test - Lab test to look for HPV
Influenza Assay with Optic - Lab test to look for flu
Insulin Suppression Panel - Blood test to look at insulin production
Insulin Tolerance Panel 1 - Blood test to look for pituitary gland hormone deficiency and blood sugar and steroid hormone levels
Insulin Tolerance Panel 2 - Blood test to look growth hormone deficiency and blood sugar levels
Iron Binding Test - Blood test to look at iron level
Lipid Panel - Blood test to look at fats and fat-like substances levels
N.gonorrhoeae DNA Test - Lab test to look for gonorrhea
Obstetric Panel - Blood tests to look at health before and during early pregnancy
Pregnancy Test (Blood Test) - Blood test to look for pregnancy
Prothrombin Time - Blood test to see how long it takes blood to clot
Scr c/v cyto, automated sys - Screening pap smears from cervix or vagina performed by automated system under doctor supervision
Scr c/v cyto, autosys and md - Screening pap smears from cervix or vagina performed by automated system, with manual rescreening and doctor interpretation
Scr c/v cyto, autosys, rescr - Screening pap smears from cervix or vagina performed by automated system with manual rescreening
Scr c/v cyto, thinlayer, rescr 1 - Screening of cells from cervix or vagina using automated thin layer prep with manual screening and rescreening by lab specialist under doctor supervision
Scr c/v cyto, thinlayer, rescr 2 - Screening of cells from cervix or vagina using automated thin layer prep with screening by automated system under doctor supervision
Scr c/v cyto, thinlayer, rescr 3 - Screening of cells from cervix or vagina using automated thin layer prep with screening by automated system and manual rescreening under doctor supervision
Screen c/v thin layer by MD - Screening of cells from cervix or vagina using automated thin layer prep requiring doctor interpretation
Screen cerv/vag thin layer - Screening of cells from cervix or vagina using automated thin layer prep by lab specialist under doctor supervision
Strep A Assay with Optic - Lab test to look for strep throat
TRH Stimulation Panel 1 - Blood test to look at thyrotropin releasing hormone level, 1 hour
TRH Stimulation Panel 2 - Blood test to look at thyrotropin releasing hormone level, 2 hour
Urinalysis 1 - Urine test by dip stick or chemical reaction, non-automated using microscopes
Urinalysis 2 - Urine test by dip stick or chemical reaction, automated using microscopes
Urinalysis 3 - Urine test by dip stick or chemical reaction, non-automated without using microscopes
Urinalysis 4 - Urine test by dip stick or chemical reaction, automated without using microscopes
Urinalysis 5 - Urine test to look for illness or disease
Urinalysis Test Procedure - Urine test to look for illness or disease
Urine Bacteria Culture - Urine test to look for germs that can cause infection
Urine Culture/Colony Count - Urine test to look for infection
Urine Pregnancy Test - Urine test to look for pregnancy
Urine Screen for Bacteria - Urine test to look for germs that can cause infection
Vitamin B12 - Blood test to look at Vitamin B12 level
Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy - Blood test to look at Vitamin D level
Annual Gyn Exam Est Pt 2 - Review reproductive health of established patient
Annual Gyn Exam New Pt 1 - Review reproductive health of new patient
Cytopathology for Pap Smear office collection 1 - Collect cells from cervix or vagina for testing with doctor interpretation
Cytopathology for Pap Smear office collection 2 - Collect cells from cervix or vagina for testing using automated thin layer prep with manual screening under doctor supervision
Cytopathology for Pap Smear office collection 3 - Collect cells from cervix or vagina for testing using slides with manual screening under doctor supervision
Cytopathology for Pap Smear office collection 4 - Collect cells from cervix or vagina for testing using automated thin layer prep with screening by automated system and manual rescreening or review under doctor supervision
Office Consultation, New or Established Patient, Level 1, 15 minutes
Office Consultation, New or Established Patient, Level 2, 30 minutes
Office Consultation, New or Established Patient, Level 3, 40 minutes
Office Consultation, New or Established Patient, Level 4, 60 minutes
Office Consultation, New or Established Patient, Level 5, 80 minutes
Office or Outpatient Visit, Established Patient, Level 1, 5 minutes
Office or Outpatient Visit, Established Patient, Level 2, 10 minutes
Office or Outpatient Visit, Established Patient, Level 3, 15 minutes
Office or Outpatient Visit, Established Patient, Level 4, 25 minutes
Office or Outpatient Visit, Established Patient, Level 5, 40 minutes
Office or Outpatient Visit, New Patient, Level 1, 10 minutes
Office or Outpatient Visit, New Patient, Level 2, 20 minutes
Office or Outpatient Visit, New Patient, Level 3, 30 minutes
Office or Outpatient Visit, New Patient, Level 4, 45 minutes
Office or Outpatient Visit, New Patient, Level 5, 60 minutes
Preventive Medicine Visit, Established Patient, Age 12-17
Preventive Medicine Visit, Established Patient, Age 1-4
Preventive Medicine Visit, Established Patient, Age 18-39
Preventive Medicine Visit, Established Patient, Age 40-64
Preventive Medicine Visit, Established Patient, Age 5-11
Preventive Medicine Visit, Established Patient, Infant
Preventive Medicine Visit, New Patient, Age 12-17
Preventive Medicine Visit, New Patient, Age 1-4
Preventive Medicine Visit, New Patient, Age 18-39
Preventive Medicine Visit, New Patient, Age 40-64
Preventive Medicine Visit, New Patient, Age 5-11
Preventive Medicine Visit, New Patient, Infant
Screening pap smear by phys 1 - Screening pap smear from cervix or vagina, up to three smears, by technician under doctor supervision
Screening pap smear by phys 2 - Screening pap smear from cervix or vagina, up to three smears, with doctor interpretation
Screening pap smear collection - Obtain cells from cervix to look for cancer
Screening Pelvic and Breast Exam - Look for signs of illness in reproductive system and breasts
Well Woman Visit - Review of overall health and reproductive health
Emergency department visit, low to moderately severe problem
Emergency department visit, moderately severe problem
Emergency department visit, problem of high severity
Emergency department visit, problem with significant threat to life or function
Emergency department visit, self limited or minor problem