Below is a list summarizing the CPT codes for laparoscopic procedures on the kidney.
CPT Code 50541
CPT 50541 describes the laparoscopic surgical ablation of renal cysts.
CPT Code 50542
CPT 50542 describes laparoscopic surgical ablation of renal mass lesion(s) with intraoperative ultrasound guidance and monitoring.
CPT Code 50543
CPT 50543 describes a laparoscopic partial nephrectomy.
CPT Code 50544
CPT 50544 describes laparoscopic surgical pyeloplasty.
CPT Code 50545
CPT 50545 describes a laparoscopic surgical radical nephrectomy, including removing Gerota’s fascia and surrounding fatty tissue, removal of regional lymph nodes, and adrenalectomy.
CPT Code 50546
CPT 50546 describes laparoscopic surgical nephrectomy, including partial ureterectomy.
CPT Code 50547
CPT 50547 describes laparoscopy from a living donor, including cold preservation, for donor nephrectomy.
CPT Code 50548
CPT 50548 describes a surgical laparoscopic nephrectomy with total ureterectomy.
CPT Code 50549
CPT 50549 describes an unlisted laparoscopy procedure involving the kidney.