Kristen Marie Peterson, MD - Medicare Ophthalmology in Birmingham, AL

Kristen Marie Peterson, MD is a medicare enrolled "Ophthalmology" physician in Birmingham, Alabama. She went to Emory University School Of Medicine and graduated in 2014 and has 5 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Ophthalmology. She is a member of the group practice Private Diagnostic Clinic Pllc and her current practice location is 1720 University Blvd Ste 601, Birmingham, Alabama. You can reach out to her office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (205) 325-8507.

Kristen Marie Peterson is licensed to practice in Alabama (license number MD.34391) and she also participates in the medicare program. She accepts medicare assignments (which means she accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance) and her NPI Number is 1932510369.

Contact Information

1720 University Blvd Ste 601
Birmingham
AL 35233-1816
(205) 325-8507
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Physician's Profile

Full NameKristen Marie Peterson
GenderFemale
SpecialityOphthalmology
Experience5 Years
LocationBirmingham, Alabama
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsYes. She accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.
  Medical Education and Training:
  • Kristen Marie Peterson attended and graduated from Emory University School Of Medicine in 2014
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1932510369
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 05/20/2014
  • Last Update Date: 03/17/2018
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 2264728930
  • Enrollment ID: I20180710000160

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Kristen Marie Peterson such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1932510369NPI-NPPES

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207W00000XOphthalmology MD.34391 (Alabama)Primary
207W00000XOphthalmology 34391 (Alabama)Secondary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Duke University HospitalDurham, NCAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Private Diagnostic Clinic Pllc13552543682086

Medicare Reassignments

Some practitioners may not bill the customers directly but medicare billing happens through clinics / group practice / hospitals where the provider works. Medicare reassignment of benefits is a mechanism by which practitioners allow third parties to bill and receive payment for medicare services performed by them. Kristen Marie Peterson allows following entities to bill medicare on her behalf.
Entity NamePrivate Diagnostic Clinic Pllc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1457389033
PECOS PAC ID: 1355254368
Enrollment ID: O20031204000577

Medicare Part D Prescriber Enrollment

Any physician or other eligible professional who prescribes Part D drugs must either enroll in the Medicare program or opt out in order to prescribe drugs to their patients with Part D prescription drug benefit plans. Kristen Marie Peterson is enrolled with medicare and thus, if eligible, can prescribe medicare part D drugs to patients with medicare part D benefits.

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Kristen Marie Peterson, MD
1720 University Blvd Ste 601
Birmingham
AL 35233-1816

Ph: (205) 325-8507
Kristen Marie Peterson, MD
1720 University Blvd Ste 601
Birmingham
AL 35233-1816

Ph: (205) 325-8507

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