At Maimonides, a visit to the ER for the purpose of suture removal is
considered a regular ER visit:
Triage plus VS, followed by a doctor's evaluation of the healing wound,
questions about health issues related to the laceration (e.g.with head trauma),
suture/staple removal under supervision of the attending, and billing (low
complexity) for the procedure (suture removal) and an ER visit.
Yes, it does take time....
Giora Winnik MD
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