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Prescriber Checkup

Prescribers of OPANA ER in Pennsylvania

Important Information About This Drug

Prescription opioids (painkillers) can help alleviate certain kinds of pain in the short term but carry serious health risks.

As many as one quarter of those receiving these drugs over a long period of time in a primary care setting struggle with addiction.

Read more about the appropriate use of these drugs and speak to your doctor about their risks.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARK LODICO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled880

WEXFORD

Pennsylvania

KUSSAY NASSR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled628

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

RICHARD PLOWEY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled554

WEXFORD

Pennsylvania

JOHN LEE M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled501

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL TOSHOK DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled250

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

DIANE HORNEMAN CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled247

MEADVILLE

Pennsylvania

JAY KARPEN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled218

MC MURRAY

Pennsylvania

ROBERT ROBERTS M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled204

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

ERIC ROSLONSKI DO

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled199

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

EMILIO NAVARRO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled189

MT PLEASANT

Pennsylvania

THOMAS WHITTEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled168

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

GLENN DAVIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled157

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH PHILLIPS CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled144

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

KAYLA MCGREGOR PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled142

KITTANNING

Pennsylvania

JOHN PARK M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled139

SCOTTDALE

Pennsylvania

ROBERT VANDRAK DO

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled137

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

MAHMOOD NASIR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled123

SUNBURY

Pennsylvania

GARRETT DIXON M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled121

FRANKLIN

Pennsylvania

YI YAN HONG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled119

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

MATTHEW HANSEN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled118

WEXFORD

Pennsylvania

SHAHNAZ JAGIELLO PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled114

CRANBERRY TWP

Pennsylvania

HAIBIN WANG MD, PHD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled111

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

THU LE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled109

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

LEVI ZIMMERMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled108

KITTANNING

Pennsylvania

SARAH BLAZEK MPAS

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled105

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

Sources

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; National Technical Information Service; First Databank