American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

CPT Codes

This is the list of acceptable CPT codes for the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Subspecialty Case List:

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20520 Removal of foreign body in muscle or tendon sheath; simple
20525 Removal of foreign body in muscle or tendon sheath; deep or complicated
20670 Removal of implant; superficial, (eg, buried wire, pin or rod) (separate procedure)
20680 Removal of implant; deep (eg, buried wire, pin, screw, metal band, nail, rod or plate)
20920 Fascia lata graft; by stripper
20922 Fascia lata graft; by incision and area exposure, complex or sheet
20924 Tendon graft, from a distance (eg, palmaris, toe extensor, plantaris)
23030 Incision and drainage, shoulder area; deep abscess or hematoma
23031 Incision and drainage, shoulder area; infected bursa
23035 Incision, bone cortex (eg, osteomyelitis or bone abscess), shoulder area
23040 Arthrotomy, glenohumeral joint, including exploration, drainage, or removal of foreign body
23044 Arthrotomy, acromioclavicular, sternoclavicular joint, including exploration, drainage, or removal of
23101 Arthrotomy, acromioclavicular joint or sternoclavicular joint, including biopsy and/or excision of torn
23105 Arthrotomy; glenohumeral joint, with synovectomy, with or without biopsy
23106 Arthrotomy; sternoclavicular joint, with synovectomy, with or without biopsy
23107 Arthrotomy, glenohumeral joint, with joint exploration, with or without removal of loose or foreign
23120 Claviculectomy; partial
23125 Claviculectomy; total
23130 Acromioplasty or acromionectomy, partial, with or without coracoacromial ligament release
23410 Repair of ruptured musculotendinous cuff (eg, rotator cuff) open; acute
23412 Repair of ruptured musculotendinous cuff (eg, rotator cuff) open; chronic
23415 Coracoacromial ligament release, with or without acromioplasty
23420 Reconstruction of complete shoulder (rotator) cuff avulsion, chronic (includes acromioplasty)
23430 Tenodesis of long tendon of biceps
23440 Resection or transplantation of long tendon of biceps
23450 Capsulorrhaphy, anterior; Putti-Platt procedure or Magnuson type operation
23455 Capsulorrhaphy, anterior; with labral repair (eg, Bankart procedure)
23460 Capsulorrhaphy, anterior, any type; with bone block
23462 Capsulorrhaphy, anterior, any type; with coracoid process transfer
23465 Capsulorrhaphy, glenohumeral joint, posterior, with or without bone block
23466 Capsulorrhaphy, glenohumeral joint, any type multi-directional instability
23485 Osteotomy, clavicle, with or without internal fixation; with bone graft for nonunion or malunion (includes obtaining graft and/or necessary fixation)
23500 Closed treatment of clavicular fracture; without manipulation
23505 Closed treatment of clavicular fracture; with manipulation
23515 Open treatment of clavicular fracture, with or without internal or external fixation
23520 Closed treatment of sternoclavicular dislocation; without manipulation
23525 Closed treatment of sternoclavicular dislocation; with manipulation
23530 Open treatment of sternoclavicular dislocation, acute or chronic
23532 Open treatment of sternoclavicular dislocation, acute or chronic; with fascial graft (includes obtaining
23540 Closed treatment of acromioclavicular dislocation; without manipulation
23545 Closed treatment of acromioclavicular dislocation; with manipulation
23550 Open treatment of acromioclavicular dislocation, acute or chronic;
23552 Open treatment of acromioclavicular dislocation, acute or chronic; with fascial graft (includes
23570 Closed treatment of scapular fracture; without manipulation
23615 Open treatment of proximal humeral (surgical or anatomical neck) fracture, with or without internal or external fixation, with or without repair of tuberosity(s);
23650 Closed treatment of shoulder dislocation, with manipulation; without anesthesia
23655 Closed treatment of shoulder dislocation, with manipulation; requiring anesthesia
23660 Open treatment of acute shoulder dislocation
23665 Closed treatment of shoulder dislocation, with fracture of greater humeral tuberosity, with
23670 Open treatment of shoulder dislocation, with fracture of greater humeral tuberosity, with or without
23675 Closed treatment of shoulder dislocation, with surgical or anatomical neck fracture, with
23700 Manipulation under anesthesia, shoulder joint, including application of fixation apparatus (dislocation
24006 Arthrotomy of the elbow, with capsular excision for capsular release (separate procedure)
24101 Arthrotomy, elbow; with joint exploration, with or without biopsy, with or without removal of loose or
24200 Removal of foreign body, upper arm or elbow area; subcutaneous
24201 Removal of foreign body, upper arm or elbow area; deep (subfascial or intramuscular)
24301 Muscle or tendon transfer, any type, upper arm or elbow, single (excluding 24320-24331)
24305 Tendon lengthening, upper arm or elbow, each tendon
24310 Tenotomy, open, elbow to shoulder, each tendon
24320 Tenoplasty, with muscle transfer, with or without free graft, elbow to shoulder, single (Seddon-
24332 Tenolysis, triceps
24340 Tenodesis of biceps tendon at elbow (separate procedure)
24341 Repair, tendon or muscle, upper arm or elbow, each tendon or muscle, primary or secondary
24342 Reinsertion of ruptured biceps or triceps tendon, distal, with or without tendon graft
24343 Repair lateral collateral ligament, elbow, with local tissue
24344 Reconstruction lateral collateral ligament, elbow, with tendon graft (includes harvesting of graft)
24345 Repair medial collateral ligament, elbow, with local tissue
24346 Reconstruction medial collateral ligament, elbow, with tendon graft (includes harvesting of graft)
24350 Fasciotomy, lateral or medial (eg, tennis elbow or epicondylitis);
24351 Fasciotomy, lateral or medial (eg, tennis elbow or epicondylitis); with extensor origin detachment
24352 Fasciotomy, lateral or medial (eg, tennis elbow or epicondylitis); with annular ligament resection
24354 Fasciotomy, lateral or medial (eg, tennis elbow or epicondylitis); with stripping
24356 Fasciotomy, lateral or medial (eg, tennis elbow or epicondylitis); with partial ostectomy
24500 Closed treatment of humeral shaft fracture; without manipulation
24505 Closed treatment of humeral shaft fracture; with manipulation, with or without skeletal traction
24515 Open treatment of humeral shaft fracture with plate/screws, with or without cerclage
24516 Treatment of humeral shaft fracture, with insertion of intramedullary implant, with or without cerclage
24530 Closed treatment of supracondylar or transcondylar humeral fracture, with or without intercondylar extension; without manipulation
24535 Closed treatment of supracondylar or transcondylar humeral fracture, with or without intercondylar extension; with manipulation, with or without skin or skeletal traction
24538 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of supracondylar or transcondylar humeral fracture, with or without
24545 Open treatment of humeral supracondylar or transcondylar fracture, with or without internal or external fixation; without intercondylar extension
24546 Open treatment of humeral supracondylar or transcondylar fracture, with or without internal or external fixation; with intercondylar extension
24560 Closed treatment of humeral epicondylar fracture, medial or lateral; without manipulation
24565 Closed treatment of humeral epicondylar fracture, medial or lateral; with manipulation
24566 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of humeral epicondylar fracture, medial or lateral, with manipulation
24575 Open treatment of humeral epicondylar fracture, medial or lateral, with or without internal or external
24576 Closed treatment of humeral condylar fracture, medial or lateral; without manipulation
24577 Closed treatment of humeral condylar fracture, medial or lateral; with manipulation
24579 Open treatment of humeral condylar fracture, medial or lateral, with or without internal or external
24582 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of humeral condylar fracture, medial or lateral, with manipulation
24586 Open treatment of periarticular fracture and/or dislocation of the elbow (fracture distal humerus and proximal ulna and/or proximal radius);
24600 Treatment of closed elbow dislocation; without anesthesia
24605 Treatment of closed elbow dislocation; requiring anesthesia
24615 Open treatment of acute or chronic elbow dislocation
24620 Closed treatment of Monteggia type of fracture dislocation at elbow (fracture proximal end of ulna with dislocation of radial head), with manipulation
24635 Open treatment of Monteggia type of fracture dislocation at elbow (fracture proximal end of ulna with dislocation of radial head), with or without internal or external fixation
24640 Closed treatment of radial head subluxation in child, nursemaid elbow, with manipulation
24650 Closed treatment of radial head or neck fracture; without manipulation
24655 Closed treatment of radial head or neck fracture; with manipulation
24665 Open treatment of radial head or neck fracture, with or without internal fixation or radial head
24666 Open treatment of radial head or neck fracture, with or without internal fixation or radial head excision; with radial head prosthetic replacement
24670 Closed treatment of ulnar fracture, proximal end (olecranon process); without manipulation
24675 Closed treatment of ulnar fracture, proximal end (olecranon process); with manipulation
24685 Open treatment of ulnar fracture proximal end (olecranon process), with or without internal or
25020 Decompression fasciotomy, forearm and/or wrist, flexor OR extensor compartment; without debridement of nonviable muscle and/or nerve
25023 Decompression fasciotomy, forearm and/or wrist, flexor OR extensor compartment; with debridement of nonviable muscle and/or nerve
25024 Decompression fasciotomy, forearm and/or wrist, flexor AND extensor compartment; without debridement of nonviable muscle and/or nerve
25025 Decompression fasciotomy, forearm and/or wrist, flexor AND extensor compartment; with debridement of nonviable muscle and/or nerve
25028 Incision and drainage, forearm and/or wrist; deep abscess or hematoma
25031 Incision and drainage, forearm and/or wrist; bursa
25035 Incision, deep, bone cortex, forearm and/or wrist (eg, osteomyelitis or bone abscess)
25040 Arthrotomy, radiocarpal or midcarpal joint, with exploration, drainage, or removal of foreign body
25260 Repair, tendon or muscle, flexor, forearm and/or wrist; primary, single, each tendon or muscle
25263 Repair, tendon or muscle, flexor, forearm and/or wrist; secondary, single, each tendon or muscle
25265 Repair, tendon or muscle, flexor, forearm and/or wrist; secondary, with free graft (includes obtaining graft), each tendon or muscle
25270 Repair, tendon or muscle, extensor, forearm and/or wrist; primary, single, each tendon or muscle
25272 Repair, tendon or muscle, extensor, forearm and/or wrist; secondary, single, each tendon or muscle
25274 Repair, tendon or muscle, extensor, forearm and/or wrist; secondary, with free graft (includes obtaining graft), each tendon or muscle
25275 Repair, tendon sheath, extensor, forearm and/or wrist, with free graft (includes obtaining graft) (eg, for extensor carpi ulnaris subluxation)
25320 Capsulorrhaphy or reconstruction, wrist, open (eg, capsulodesis, ligament repair, tendon transfer or graft) (includes synovectomy, capsulotomy and open reduction) for carpal instability
25337 Reconstruction for stabilization of unstable distal ulna or distal radioulnar joint, secondary by soft tissue stabilization (eg, tendon transfer, tendon graft or weave, or tenodesis) with or without open
25430 Insertion of vascular pedicle into carpal bone (eg, Hori procedure)
25431 Repair of nonunion of carpal bone (excluding carpal scaphoid (navicular)) (includes obtaining graft and necessary fixation), each bone
25440 Repair of nonunion, scaphoid carpal (navicular) bone, with or without radial styloidectomy (includes obtaining graft and necessary fixation)
25500 Closed treatment of radial shaft fracture; without manipulation
25505 Closed treatment of radial shaft fracture; with manipulation
25515 Open treatment of radial shaft fracture, with or without internal or external fixation
25520 Closed treatment of radial shaft fracture and closed treatment of dislocation of distal radioulnar joint (Galeazzi fracture/dislocation)
25525 Open treatment of radial shaft fracture, with internal and/ or external fixation and closed treatment of dislocation of distal radioulnar joint (Galeazzi fracture/dislocation), with or without percutaneous
25526 Open treatment of radial shaft fracture, with internal and/or external fixation and open treatment, with or without internal or external fixation of distal radioulnar joint (Galeazzi fracture/dislocation),
25530 Closed treatment of ulnar shaft fracture; without manipulation
25535 Closed treatment of ulnar shaft fracture; with manipulation
25545 Open treatment of ulnar shaft fracture, with or without internal or external fixation
25560 Closed treatment of radial and ulnar shaft fractures; without manipulation
25565 Closed treatment of radial and ulnar shaft fractures; with manipulation
25574 Open treatment of radial AND ulnar shaft fractures, with internal or external fixation; of radius OR
25575 Open treatment of radial AND ulnar shaft fractures, with internal or external fixation; of radius AND
25600 Closed treatment of distal radial fracture (eg, Colles or Smith type) or epiphyseal separation, with or without fracture of ulnar styloid; without manipulation
25605 Closed treatment of distal radial fracture (eg, Colles or Smith type) or epiphyseal separation, with or without fracture of ulnar styloid; with manipulation
25606 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of distal radial fracture or epiphyseal separation
25607 Open treatment of distal radial extra-articular fracture or epiphyseal separation, with internal fixation
25608 Open treatment of distal radial intra-articular fracture or epiphyseal separation; with internal fixation
25609 With internal fixation of 3 or more fragments
25622 Closed treatment of carpal scaphoid (navicular) fracture; without manipulation
25624 Closed treatment of carpal scaphoid (navicular) fracture; with manipulation
25628 Open treatment of carpal scaphoid (navicular) fracture, with or without internal or external fixation
25630 Closed treatment of carpal bone fracture (excluding carpal scaphoid (navicular)); without
25635 Closed treatment of carpal bone fracture (excluding carpal scaphoid (navicular)); with manipulation,
25645 Open treatment of carpal bone fracture (other than carpal scaphoid (navicular)), each bone
25650 Closed treatment of ulnar styloid fracture
25651 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of ulnar styloid fracture
25652 Open treatment of ulnar styloid fracture
25660 Closed treatment of radiocarpal or intercarpal dislocation, one or more bones, with manipulation
25670 Open treatment of radiocarpal or intercarpal dislocation, one or more bones
25671 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of distal radioulnar dislocation
25675 Closed treatment of distal radioulnar dislocation with manipulation
25676 Open treatment of distal radioulnar dislocation, acute or chronic
25680 Closed treatment of trans-scaphoperilunar type of fracture dislocation, with manipulation
25685 Open treatment of trans-scaphoperilunar type of fracture dislocation
25690 Closed treatment of lunate dislocation, with manipulation
25695 Open treatment of lunate dislocation
26010 Drainage of finger abscess; simple
26011 Drainage of finger abscess; complicated (eg, felon)
26020 Drainage of tendon sheath, digit and/or palm, each
26025 Drainage of palmar bursa; single, bursa
26030 Drainage of palmar bursa; multiple bursa
26037 Decompressive fasciotomy, hand (excludes 26035)
26055 Tendon sheath incision (eg, for trigger finger)
26060 Tenotomy, percutaneous, single, each digit
26070 Arthrotomy, with exploration, drainage, or removal of loose or foreign body; carpometacarpal joint
26075 Arthrotomy, with exploration, drainage, or removal of loose or foreign body; metacarpophalangeal
26080 Arthrotomy, with exploration, drainage, or removal of loose or foreign body; interphalangeal joint,
26185 Sesamoidectomy, thumb or finger (separate procedure)
26320 Removal of implant from finger or hand
26356 Repair or advancement, flexor tendon, in zone 2 digital flexor tendon sheath (eg, no man’s land); primary, without free graft, each tendon
26357 Repair or advancement, flexor tendon, in zone 2 digital flexor tendon sheath (eg, no man’s land); secondary, without free graft, each tendon
26358 Repair or advancement, flexor tendon, in zone 2 digital flexor tendon sheath (eg, no man’s land); secondary, with free graft (includes obtaining graft), each tendon
26370 Repair or advancement of profundus tendon, with intact superficialis tendon; primary, each tendon
26372 Repair or advancement of profundus tendon, with intact superficialis tendon; secondary with free graft (includes obtaining graft), each tendon
26373 Repair or advancement of profundus tendon, with intact superficialis tendon; secondary without free
26426 Repair of extensor tendon, central slip, secondary (eg, boutonniere deformity); using local tissue(s), including lateral band(s), each finger
26428 Repair of extensor tendon, central slip, secondary (eg, boutonniere deformity); with free graft (includes obtaining graft), each finger
26432 Closed treatment of distal extensor tendon insertion, with or without percutaneous pinning (eg,
26433 Repair of extensor tendon, distal insertion, primary or secondary; without graft (eg, mallet finger)
26434 Repair of extensor tendon, distal insertion, primary or secondary; with free graft (includes obtaining
26437 Realignment of extensor tendon, hand, each tendon
26500 Reconstruction of tendon pulley, each tendon; with local tissues (separate procedure)
26502 Reconstruction of tendon pulley, each tendon; with tendon or fascial graft (includes obtaining graft)
26540 Repair of collateral ligament, metacarpophalangeal or interphalangeal joint
26541 Reconstruction, collateral ligament, metacarpophalangeal joint, single; with tendon or fascial graft
26542 Reconstruction, collateral ligament, metacarpophalangeal joint, single; with local tissue (eg,
26545 Reconstruction, collateral ligament, interphalangeal joint, single, including graft, each joint
26548 Repair and reconstruction, finger, volar plate, interphalangeal joint
26600 Closed treatment of metacarpal fracture, single; without manipulation, each bone
26605 Closed treatment of metacarpal fracture, single; with manipulation, each bone
26607 Closed treatment of metacarpal fracture, with manipulation, with external fixation, each bone
26608 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of metacarpal fracture, each bone
26615 Open treatment of metacarpal fracture, single, with or without internal or external fixation, each bone
26641 Closed treatment of carpometacarpal dislocation, thumb, with manipulation
26645 Closed treatment of carpometacarpal fracture dislocation, thumb (Bennett fracture), with
26650 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of carpometacarpal fracture dislocation, thumb (Bennett fracture), with manipulation, with or without external fixation
26665 Open treatment of carpometacarpal fracture dislocation, thumb (Bennett fracture), with or without
26670 Closed treatment of carpometacarpal dislocation, other than thumb, with manipulation, each joint;
26675 Closed treatment of carpometacarpal dislocation, other than thumb, with manipulation, each joint;
26676 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of carpometacarpal dislocation, other than thumb, with manipulation,
26685 Open treatment of carpometacarpal dislocation, other than thumb; with or without internal or
26686 Open treatment of carpometacarpal dislocation, other than thumb; complex, multiple or delayed
26700 Closed treatment of metacarpophalangeal dislocation, single, with manipulation; without anesthesia
26705 Closed treatment of metacarpophalangeal dislocation, single, with manipulation; requiring
26706 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of metacarpophalangeal dislocation, single, with manipulation
26715 Open treatment of metacarpophalangeal dislocation, single, with or without internal or external
26720 Closed treatment of phalangeal shaft fracture, proximal or middle phalanx, finger or thumb; without
26725 Closed treatment of phalangeal shaft fracture, proximal or middle phalanx, finger or thumb; with manipulation, with or without skin or skeletal traction, each
26727 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of unstable phalangeal shaft fracture, proximal or middle phalanx, finger or thumb, with manipulation, each
26735 Open treatment of phalangeal shaft fracture, proximal or middle phalanx, finger or thumb, with or without internal or external fixation, each
26740 Closed treatment of articular fracture, involving metacarpophalangeal or interphalangeal joint;
26742 Closed treatment of articular fracture, involving metacarpophalangeal or interphalangeal joint; with
26746 Open treatment of articular fracture, involving metacarpophalangeal or interphalangeal joint, with or without internal or external fixation, each
26750 Closed treatment of distal phalangeal fracture, finger or thumb; without manipulation, each
26755 Closed treatment of distal phalangeal fracture, finger or thumb; with manipulation, each
26756 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of distal phalangeal fracture, finger or thumb, each
26765 Open treatment of distal phalangeal fracture, finger or thumb, with or without internal or external
26770 Closed treatment of interphalangeal joint dislocation, single, with manipulation; without anesthesia
26775 Closed treatment of interphalangeal joint dislocation, single, with manipulation; requiring anesthesia
26776 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of interphalangeal joint dislocation, single, with manipulation
26785 Open treatment of interphalangeal joint dislocation, with or without internal or external fixation, single
26990 Incision and drainage, pelvis or hip joint area; deep abscess or hematoma
26991 Incision and drainage, pelvis or hip joint area; infected bursa
27086 Removal of foreign body, pelvis or hip; subcutaneous tissue
27087 Removal of foreign body, pelvis or hip; deep (subfascial or intramuscular)
27230 Closed treatment of femoral fracture, proximal end, neck; without manipulation
27232 Closed treatment of femoral fracture, proximal end, neck; with manipulation, with or without skeletal
27235 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of femoral fracture, proximal end, neck
27236 Open treatment of femoral fracture, proximal end, neck, internal fixation or prosthetic replacement
27238 Closed treatment of intertrochanteric, pertrochanteric, or subtrochanteric femoral fracture; without
27240 Closed treatment of intertrochanteric, pertrochanteric, or subtrochanteric femoral fracture; with manipulation, with or without skin or skeletal traction
27244 Treatment of intertrochanteric, pertrochanteric, or subtrochanteric femoral fracture; with plate/screw type implant, with or without cerclage
27245 Treatment of intertrochanteric, pertrochanteric, or subtrochanteric femoral fracture; with intramedullary implant, with or without interlocking screws and/or cerclage
27246 Closed treatment of greater trochanteric fracture, without manipulation
27248 Open treatment of greater trochanteric fracture, with or without internal or external fixation
27250 Closed treatment of hip dislocation, traumatic; without anesthesia
27252 Closed treatment of hip dislocation, traumatic; requiring anesthesia
27253 Open treatment of hip dislocation, traumatic, without internal fixation
27254 Open treatment of hip dislocation, traumatic, with acetabular wall and femoral head fracture, with or without internal or external fixation
27256 Treatment of spontaneous hip dislocation (developmental, including congenital or pathological), by abduction, splint or traction; without anesthesia, without manipulation
27257 Treatment of spontaneous hip dislocation (developmental, including congenital or pathological), by abduction, splint or traction; with manipulation, requiring anesthesia
27258 Open treatment of spontaneous hip dislocation (developmental, including congenital or pathological), replacement of femoral head in acetabulum (including tenotomy, etc);
27259 Open treatment of spontaneous hip dislocation (developmental, including congenital or pathological), replacement of femoral head in acetabulum (including tenotomy, etc); with femoral
27265 Closed treatment of post hip arthroplasty dislocation; without anesthesia
27266 Closed treatment of post hip arthroplasty dislocation; requiring regional or general anesthesia
27301 Incision and drainage, deep abscess, bursa, or hematoma, thigh or knee region
27303 Incision, deep, with opening of bone cortex, femur or knee (eg, osteomyelitis or bone abscess)
27305 Fasciotomy, iliotibial (tenotomy), open
27306 Tenotomy, percutaneous, adductor or hamstring; single tendon (separate procedure)
27307 Tenotomy, percutaneous, adductor or hamstring; multiple tendons
27310 Arthrotomy, knee, with exploration, drainage, or removal of foreign body (eg, infection)
27330 Arthrotomy, knee; with synovial biopsy only
27331 Arthrotomy, knee; including joint exploration, biopsy, or removal of loose or foreign bodies
27332 Arthrotomy, with excision of semilunar cartilage (meniscectomy) knee; medial OR lateral
27333 Arthrotomy, with excision of semilunar cartilage (meniscectomy) knee; medial AND lateral
27334 Arthrotomy, with synovectomy, knee; anterior OR posterior
27335 Arthrotomy, with synovectomy, knee; anterior AND posterior including popliteal area
27340 excision, prepatellar bursa
27345 Excision of synovial cyst of popliteal space (eg, Baker’s cyst)
27347 Excision of lesion of meniscus or capsule (eg, cyst, ganglion), knee
27350 Patellectomy or hemipatellectomy
27355 Excision or curettage of bone cyst or benign tumor of femur;
27356 Excision or curettage of bone cyst or benign tumor of femur; with allograft
27357 Excision or curettage of bone cyst or benign tumor of femur; with autograft (includes obtaining graft)
27358 Excision or curettage of bone cyst or benign tumor of femur; with internal fixation (List in addition to code for primary procedure)
27360 Partial excision (craterization, saucerization, or diaphysectomy) bone, femur, proximal tibia and/or fibula (eg, osteomyelitis or bone abscess)
27372 Removal of foreign body, deep, thigh region or knee area
27380 Suture of infrapatellar tendon; primary
27381 Suture of infrapatellar tendon; secondary reconstruction, including fascial or tendon graft
27385 Suture of quadriceps or hamstring muscle rupture; primary
27386 Suture of quadriceps or hamstring muscle rupture; secondary reconstruction, including fascial or
27390 Tenotomy, open, hamstring, knee to hip; single tendon
27391 Tenotomy, open, hamstring, knee to hip; multiple tendons, one leg
27392 Tenotomy, open, hamstring, knee to hip; multiple tendons, bilateral
27393 Lengthening of hamstring tendon; single tendon
27394 Lengthening of hamstring tendon; multiple tendons, one leg
27395 Lengthening of hamstring tendon; multiple tendons, bilateral
27396 Transplant, hamstring tendon to patella; single tendon
27397 Transplant, hamstring tendon to patella; multiple tendons
27400 Transfer, tendon or muscle, hamstrings to femur (eg, Egger’s type procedure)
27403 Arthrotomy with meniscus repair, knee
27405 Repair, primary, torn ligament and/or capsule, knee; collateral
27407 Repair, primary, torn ligament and/or capsule, knee; cruciate
27409 Repair, primary, torn ligament and/or capsule, knee; collateral and cruciate ligaments
27412 Autologous chondrocyte implantation, knee
27415 Osteochondral allograft, knee, open
27418 Anterior tibial tubercleplasty (eg, Maquet type procedure)
27420 Reconstruction of dislocating patella; (eg, Hauser type procedure)
27422 Reconstruction of dislocating patella; with extensor realignment and/or muscle advancement or release (eg, Campbell, Goldwaite type procedure)
27424 Reconstruction of dislocating patella; with patellectomy
27425 Lateral retinacular release, open
27427 Ligamentous reconstruction (augmentation), knee; extra-articular
27428 Ligamentous reconstruction (augmentation), knee; intra-articular (open)
27429 Ligamentous reconstruction (augmentation), knee; intra-articular (open) and extra-articular
27430 Quadricepsplasty (eg, Bennett or Thompson type)
27435 Capsulotomy, posterior capsular release, knee
27448 Osteotomy, femur, shaft or supracondylar; without fixation
27450 Osteotomy, femur, shaft or supracondylar; with fixation
27455 Osteotomy, proximal tibia, including fibular excision or osteotomy (includes correction of genu varus (bowleg) or genu valgus (knock-knee)); before epiphyseal closure
27457 Osteotomy, proximal tibia, including fibular excision or osteotomy (includes correction of genu varus (bowleg) or genu valgus (knock-knee)); after epiphyseal closure
27496 Decompression fasciotomy, thigh and/or knee, one compartment (flexor or extensor or adductor);
27497 Decompression fasciotomy, thigh and/or knee, one compartment (flexor or extensor or adductor); with debridement of nonviable muscle and/or nerve
27498 Decompression fasciotomy, thigh and/or knee, multiple compartments;
27499 Decompression fasciotomy, thigh and/or knee, multiple compartments; with debridement of
27500 Closed treatment of femoral shaft fracture, without manipulation
27501 Closed treatment of supracondylar or transcondylar femoral fracture with or without intercondylar
27502 Closed treatment of femoral shaft fracture, with manipulation, with or without skin or skeletal traction
27503 Closed treatment of supracondylar or transcondylar femoral fracture with or without intercondylar extension, with manipulation, with or without skin or skeletal traction
27506 Open treatment of femoral shaft fracture, with or without external fixation, with insertion of intramedullary implant, with or without cerclage and/or locking screws
27507 Open treatment of femoral shaft fracture with plate/screws, with or without cerclage
27508 Closed treatment of femoral fracture, distal end, medial or lateral condyle, without manipulation
27509 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of femoral fracture, distal end, medial or lateral condyle, or supracondylar or transcondylar, with or without intercondylar extension, or distal femoral epiphyseal
27510 Closed treatment of femoral fracture, distal end, medial or lateral condyle, with manipulation
27511 Open treatment of femoral supracondylar or transcondylar fracture without intercondylar extension, with or without internal or external fixation
27513 Open treatment of femoral supracondylar or transcondylar fracture with intercondylar extension, with or without internal or external fixation
27514 Open treatment of femoral fracture, distal end, medial or lateral condyle, with or without internal or
27516 Closed treatment of distal femoral epiphyseal separation; without manipulation
27517 Closed treatment of distal femoral epiphyseal separation; with manipulation, with or without skin or
27519 Open treatment of distal femoral epiphyseal separation, with or without internal or external fixation
27520 Closed treatment of patellar fracture, without manipulation
27524 Open treatment of patellar fracture, with internal fixation and/or partial or complete patellectomy and
27530 Closed treatment of tibial fracture, proximal (plateau); without manipulation
27532 Closed treatment of tibial fracture, proximal (plateau); with or without manipulation, with skeletal
27535 Open treatment of tibial fracture, proximal (plateau); unicondylar, with or without internal or external
27536 Open treatment of tibial fracture, proximal (plateau); bicondylar, with or without internal fixation
27538 Closed treatment of intercondylar spine(s) and/or tuberosity fracture(s) of knee, with or without
27540 Open treatment of intercondylar spine(s) and/or tuberosity fracture(s) of the knee, with or without
27550 Closed treatment of knee dislocation; without anesthesia
27552 Closed treatment of knee dislocation; requiring anesthesia
27556 Open treatment of knee dislocation, with or without internal or external fixation; without primary ligamentous repair or augmentation/reconstruction
27557 Open treatment of knee dislocation, with or without internal or external fixation; with primary
27558 Open treatment of knee dislocation, with or without internal or external fixation; with primary ligamentous repair, with augmentation/reconstruction
27560 Closed treatment of patellar dislocation; without anesthesia
27562 Closed treatment of patellar dislocation; requiring anesthesia
27566 Open treatment of patellar dislocation, with or without partial or total patellectomy
27570 Manipulation of knee joint under general anesthesia (includes application of traction or other fixation
27600 Decompression fasciotomy, leg; anterior and/or lateral compartments only
27601 Decompression fasciotomy, leg; posterior compartment(s) only
27602 Decompression fasciotomy, leg; anterior and/or lateral, and posterior compartment(s)
27603 Incision and drainage, leg or ankle; deep abscess or hematoma
27604 Incision and drainage, leg or ankle; infected bursa
27605 Tenotomy, percutaneous, Achilles tendon (separate procedure); local anesthesia
27606 Tenotomy, percutaneous, Achilles tendon (separate procedure); general anesthesia
27607 Incision (eg, osteomyelitis or bone abscess), leg or ankle
27610 Arthrotomy, ankle, including exploration, drainage, or removal of foreign body
27612 Arthrotomy, posterior capsular release, ankle, with or without Achilles tendon lengthening
27620 Arthrotomy, ankle, with joint exploration, with or without biopsy, with or without removal of loose or
27625 Arthrotomy, with synovectomy, ankle;
27626 Arthrotomy, with synovectomy, ankle; including tenosynovectomy
27630 Excision of lesion of tendon sheath or capsule (eg, cyst or ganglion), leg and/or ankle
27650 Repair, primary, open or percutaneous, ruptured Achilles tendon;
27652 Repair, primary, open or percutaneous, ruptured Achilles tendon; with graft (includes obtaining graft)
27654 Repair, secondary, Achilles tendon, with or without graft
27656 Repair, fascial defect of leg
27658 Repair, flexor tendon, leg; primary, without graft, each tendon
27659 Repair, flexor tendon, leg; secondary, with or without graft, each tendon
27664 Repair, extensor tendon, leg; primary, without graft, each tendon
27665 Repair, extensor tendon, leg; secondary, with or without graft, each tendon
27675 Repair, dislocating peroneal tendons; without fibular osteotomy
27676 Repair, dislocating peroneal tendons; with fibular osteotomy
27680 Tenolysis, flexor or extensor tendon, leg and/or ankle; single, each tendon
27681 Tenolysis, flexor or extensor tendon, leg and/or ankle; multiple tendons (through separate
27695 Repair, primary, disrupted ligament, ankle; collateral
27696 Repair, primary, disrupted ligament, ankle; both collateral ligaments
27698 Repair, secondary, disrupted ligament, ankle, collateral (eg, Watson-Jones procedure)
27705 Osteotomy; tibia
27707 Osteotomy; fibula
27709 Osteotomy; tibia and fibula
27750 Closed treatment of tibial shaft fracture (with or without fibular fracture); without manipulation
27752 Closed treatment of tibial shaft fracture (with or without fibular fracture); with manipulation, with or
27756 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of tibial shaft fracture (with or without fibular fracture) (eg, pins or
27758 Open treatment of tibial shaft fracture, (with or without fibular fracture) with plate/screws, with or
27759 Treatment of tibial shaft fracture (with or without fibular fracture) by intramedullary implant, with or without interlocking screws and/or cerclage
27760 Closed treatment of medial malleolus fracture; without manipulation
27762 Closed treatment of medial malleolus fracture; with manipulation, with or without skin or skeletal
27766 Open treatment of medial malleolus fracture, with or without internal or external fixation
27780 Closed treatment of proximal fibula or shaft fracture; without manipulation
27781 Closed treatment of proximal fibula or shaft fracture; with manipulation
27784 Open treatment of proximal fibula or shaft fracture, with or without internal or external fixation
27786 Closed treatment of distal fibular fracture (lateral malleolus); without manipulation
27788 Closed treatment of distal fibular fracture (lateral malleolus); with manipulation
27792 Open treatment of distal fibular fracture (lateral malleolus), with or without internal or external
27808 Closed treatment of bimalleolar ankle fracture, (including Potts); without manipulation
27810 Closed treatment of bimalleolar ankle fracture, (including Potts); with manipulation
27814 Open treatment of bimalleolar ankle fracture, with or without internal or external fixation
27816 Closed treatment of trimalleolar ankle fracture; without manipulation
27818 Closed treatment of trimalleolar ankle fracture; with manipulation
27822 Open treatment of trimalleolar ankle fracture, with or without internal or external fixation, medial and/or lateral malleolus; without fixation of posterior lip
27823 Open treatment of trimalleolar ankle fracture, with or without internal or external fixation, medial and/or lateral malleolus; with fixation of posterior lip
27824 Closed treatment of fracture of weight bearing articular portion of distal tibia (eg, pilon or tibial plafond), with or without anesthesia; without manipulation
27825 Closed treatment of fracture of weight bearing articular portion of distal tibia (eg, pilon or tibial plafond), with or without anesthesia; with skeletal traction and/or requiring manipulation
27826 Open treatment of fracture of weight bearing articular surface/portion of distal tibia (eg, pilon or tibial plafond), with internal or external fixation; of fibula only
27827 Open treatment of fracture of weight bearing articular surface/portion of distal tibia (eg, pilon or tibial plafond), with internal or external fixation; of tibia only
27828 Open treatment of fracture of weight bearing articular surface/portion of distal tibia (eg, pilon or tibial plafond), with internal or external fixation; of both tibia and fibula
27829 Open treatment of distal tibiofibular joint (syndesmosis) disruption, with or without internal or
27830 Closed treatment of proximal tibiofibular joint dislocation; without anesthesia
27831 Closed treatment of proximal tibiofibular joint dislocation; requiring anesthesia
27832 Open treatment of proximal tibiofibular joint dislocation, with or without internal or external fixation, or with excision of proximal fibula
27840 Closed treatment of ankle dislocation; without anesthesia
27842 Closed treatment of ankle dislocation; requiring anesthesia, with or without percutaneous skeletal
27846 Open treatment of ankle dislocation, with or without percutaneous skeletal fixation; without repair or
27848 Open treatment of ankle dislocation, with or without percutaneous skeletal fixation; with repair or
27860 Manipulation of ankle under general anesthesia (includes application of traction or other fixation
27892 Decompression fasciotomy, leg; anterior and/or lateral compartments only, with debridement of
27893 Decompression fasciotomy, leg; posterior compartment(s) only, with debridement of nonviable
27894 Decompression fasciotomy, leg; anterior and/or lateral, and posterior compartment(s), with debridement of nonviable muscle and/or nerve
28035 Release, tarsal tunnel (posterior tibial nerve decompression)
28080 Excision, interdigital (Morton) neuroma, single, each
28090 Excision of lesion, tendon, tendon sheath, or capsule (including synovectomy) (eg, cyst or ganglion);
28092 Excision of lesion, tendon, tendon sheath, or capsule (including synovectomy) (eg, cyst or ganglion);
28110 Ostectomy, partial excision, fifth metatarsal head (bunionette) (separate procedure)
28116 Ostectomy, excision of tarsal coalition
28118 Ostectomy, calcaneus;
28119 Ostectomy, calcaneus; for spur, with or without plantar fascial release
28190 Removal of foreign body, foot; subcutaneous
28192 Removal of foreign body, foot; deep
28193 Removal of foreign body, foot; complicated
28288 Ostectomy, partial, exostectomy or condylectomy, metatarsal head, each metatarsal head
28289 Hallux rigidus correction with cheilectomy, debridement and capsular release of the first
28315 Sesamoidectomy, first toe (separate procedure)
28400 Closed treatment of calcaneal fracture; without manipulation
28405 Closed treatment of calcaneal fracture; with manipulation
28406 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of calcaneal fracture, with manipulation
28415 Open treatment of calcaneal fracture, with or without internal or external fixation;
28420 Open treatment of calcaneal fracture, with or without internal or external fixation; with primary iliac or other autogenous bone graft (includes obtaining graft)
28430 Closed treatment of talus fracture; without manipulation
28435 Closed treatment of talus fracture; with manipulation
28436 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of talus fracture, with manipulation
28445 Open treatment of talus fracture, with or without internal or external fixation
28450 Treatment of tarsal bone fracture (except talus and calcaneus); without manipulation, each
28455 Treatment of tarsal bone fracture (except talus and calcaneus); with manipulation, each
28456 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of tarsal bone fracture (except talus and calcaneus), with
28465 Open treatment of tarsal bone fracture (except talus and calcaneus), with or without internal or
28470 Closed treatment of metatarsal fracture; without manipulation, each
28475 Closed treatment of metatarsal fracture; with manipulation, each
28476 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of metatarsal fracture, with manipulation, each
28485 Open treatment of metatarsal fracture, with or without internal or external fixation, each
28490 Closed treatment of fracture great toe, phalanx or phalanges; without manipulation
28495 Closed treatment of fracture great toe, phalanx or phalanges; with manipulation
28496 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of fracture great toe, phalanx or phalanges, with manipulation
28505 Open treatment of fracture great toe, phalanx or phalanges, with or without internal or external
28510 Closed treatment of fracture, phalanx or phalanges, other than great toe; without manipulation, each
28515 Closed treatment of fracture, phalanx or phalanges, other than great toe; with manipulation, each
28525 Open treatment of fracture, phalanx or phalanges, other than great toe, with or without internal or
28530 Closed treatment of sesamoid fracture
28531 Open treatment of sesamoid fracture, with or without internal fixation
28540 Closed treatment of tarsal bone dislocation, other than talotarsal; without anesthesia
28545 Closed treatment of tarsal bone dislocation, other than talotarsal; requiring anesthesia
28546 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of tarsal bone dislocation, other than talotarsal, with manipulation
28555 Open treatment of tarsal bone dislocation, with or without internal or external fixation
28570 Closed treatment of talotarsal joint dislocation; without anesthesia
28575 Closed treatment of talotarsal joint dislocation; requiring anesthesia
28576 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of talotarsal joint dislocation, with manipulation
28585 Open treatment of talotarsal joint dislocation, with or without internal or external fixation
28600 Closed treatment of tarsometatarsal joint dislocation; without anesthesia
28605 Closed treatment of tarsometatarsal joint dislocation; requiring anesthesia
28606 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of tarsometatarsal joint dislocation, with manipulation
28615 Open treatment of tarsometatarsal joint dislocation, with or without internal or external fixation
28630 Closed treatment of metatarsophalangeal joint dislocation; without anesthesia
28635 Closed treatment of metatarsophalangeal joint dislocation; requiring anesthesia
28636 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of metatarsophalangeal joint dislocation, with manipulation
28645 Open treatment of metatarsophalangeal joint dislocation, with or without internal or external fixation
28660 Closed treatment of interphalangeal joint dislocation; without anesthesia
28665 Closed treatment of interphalangeal joint dislocation; requiring anesthesia
28666 Percutaneous skeletal fixation of interphalangeal joint dislocation, with manipulation
28675 Open treatment of interphalangeal joint dislocation, with or without internal or external fixation
29805 Arthroscopy, shoulder, diagnostic, with or without synovial biopsy (separate procedure)
29806 Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; capsulorrhaphy
29807 Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; repair of SLAP lesion
29819 Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; with removal of loose body or foreign body
29820 Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; synovectomy, partial
29821 Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; synovectomy, complete
29822 Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; debridement, limited
29823 Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; debridement, extensive
29824 Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; distal claviculectomy including distal articular surface (Mumford
29825 Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; with lysis and resection of adhesions, with or without manipulation
29826 Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; decompression of subacromial space with partial acromioplasty, with or without coracoacromial release
29827 Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; with rotator cuff repair
29828 Treatment for arthroscopic surgical biceps tenodesis
29830 Arthroscopy, elbow, diagnostic, with or without synovial biopsy (separate procedure)
29834 Arthroscopy, elbow, surgical; with removal of loose body or foreign body
29835 Arthroscopy, elbow, surgical; synovectomy, partial
29836 Arthroscopy, elbow, surgical; synovectomy, complete
29837 Arthroscopy, elbow, surgical; debridement, limited
29838 Arthroscopy, elbow, surgical; debridement, extensive
29844 Arthroscopy, wrist, surgical; synovectomy, partial
29845 Arthroscopy, wrist, surgical; synovectomy, complete
29846 Arthroscopy, wrist, surgical; excision and/or repair of triangular fibrocartilage and/or joint
29847 Arthroscopy, wrist, surgical; internal fixation for fracture or instability
29848 Endoscopy, wrist, surgical, with release of transverse carpal ligament
29850 Arthroscopically aided treatment of intercondylar spine(s) and/or tuberosity fracture(s) of the knee, with or without manipulation; without internal or external fixation (includes arthroscopy)
29851 Arthroscopically aided treatment of intercondylar spine(s) and/or tuberosity fracture(s) of the knee, with or without manipulation; with internal or external fixation (includes arthroscopy)
29855 Arthroscopically aided treatment of tibial fracture, proximal (plateau); unicondylar, with or without internal or external fixation (includes arthroscopy)
29856 Arthroscopically aided treatment of tibial fracture, proximal (plateau); bicondylar, with or without internal or external fixation (includes arthroscopy)
29860 Arthroscopy, hip, diagnostic with or without synovial biopsy (separate procedure)
29861 Arthroscopy, hip, surgical; with removal of loose body or foreign body
29862 Arthroscopy, hip, surgical; with debridement/shaving of articular cartilage (chondroplasty), abrasion arthroplasty, and/or resection of labrum
29863 Arthroscopy, hip, surgical; with synovectomy
29866 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; osteochondral autograft(s) (eg, mosaicplasty) (includes harvesting of
29867 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; osteochondral allograft (eg, mosaicplasty)
29868 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; meniscal transplantation (includes arthrotomy for meniscal insertion),
29870 Arthroscopy, knee, diagnostic, with or without synovial biopsy (separate procedure)
29871 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; for infection, lavage and drainage
29873 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with lateral release
29874 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; for removal of loose body or foreign body (eg, osteochondritis dissecans fragmentation, chondral fragmentation)
29875 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; synovectomy, limited (eg, plica or shelf resection) (separate procedure)
29876 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; synovectomy, major, two or more compartments (eg, medial or lateral)
29877 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; debridement/shaving of articular cartilage (chondroplasty)
29879 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; abrasion arthroplasty (includes chondroplasty where necessary) or
29880 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with meniscectomy (medial AND lateral, including any meniscal
29881 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with meniscectomy (medial OR lateral, including any meniscal shaving)
29882 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with meniscus repair (medial OR lateral)
29883 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with meniscus repair (medial AND lateral)
29884 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with lysis of adhesions, with or without manipulation (separate
29885 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; drilling for osteochondritis dissecans with bone grafting, with or without internal fixation (including debridement of base of lesion)
29886 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; drilling for intact osteochondritis dissecans lesion
29887 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; drilling for intact osteochondritis dissecans lesion with internal fixation
29888 Arthroscopically aided anterior cruciate ligament repair/augmentation or reconstruction
29889 Arthroscopically aided posterior cruciate ligament repair/augmentation or reconstruction
29891 Arthroscopy, ankle, surgical, excision of osteochondral defect of talus and/or tibia, including drilling
29892 Arthroscopically aided repair of large osteochondritis dissecans lesion, talar dome fracture, or tibial plafond fracture, with or without internal fixation (includes arthroscopy)
29893 Endoscopic plantar fasciotomy
29894 Arthroscopy, ankle (tibiotalar and fibulotalar joints), surgical; with removal of loose body or foreign
29895 Arthroscopy, ankle (tibiotalar and fibulotalar joints), surgical; synovectomy, partial
29897 Arthroscopy, ankle (tibiotalar and fibulotalar joints), surgical; debridement, limited
29898 Arthroscopy, ankle (tibiotalar and fibulotalar joints), surgical; debridement, extensive
29899 Arthroscopy, ankle (tibiotalar and fibulotalar joints), surgical; with ankle arthrodesis
64718 Neuroplasty and/or transposition; ulnar nerve at elbow
64719 Neuroplasty and/or transposition; ulnar nerve at wrist
64721 Neuroplasty and/or transposition; median nerve at carpal tunnel

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