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CRESTOR

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

8.53M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.77B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 855,140 $175M
New York 824,439 $164M
Texas 630,511 $139M
California 609,622 $122M
Pennsylvania 401,657 $81.5M
North Carolina 341,353 $63.7M
Illinois 321,993 $69.3M
Ohio 302,565 $66.7M
New Jersey 297,836 $73.5M
Georgia 272,787 $52.6M
Kentucky 214,135 $41.4M
Tennessee 211,204 $41.6M
Missouri 187,222 $35.4M
Louisiana 186,977 $34.7M
Indiana 181,353 $38.6M
Virginia 171,573 $36.4M
South Carolina 164,480 $32.7M
Massachusetts 160,348 $33.6M
Michigan 155,326 $39.3M
Alabama 151,514 $28.9M
Washington 137,212 $29.3M
Wisconsin 133,696 $27.9M
Arizona 123,273 $30.1M
West Virginia 120,977 $24.8M
Connecticut 117,970 $27.7M
Mississippi 117,902 $20.9M
Minnesota 100,192 $24.3M
Oklahoma 96,583 $19.9M
Iowa 95,375 $17.4M
Maryland 93,677 $24M
Arkansas 85,502 $15.4M
Oregon 75,833 $16.1M
Kansas 71,218 $14.2M
Colorado 67,797 $14.5M
Nebraska 59,718 $10.7M
New Mexico 38,903 $9.16M
Maine 37,423 $9.3M
Rhode Island 35,891 $6.6M
New Hampshire 31,716 $6.94M
Utah 31,313 $6.96M
South Dakota 29,685 $5.54M
Nevada 27,006 $6.11M
Idaho 26,164 $5.37M
Delaware 25,907 $7.21M
Hawaii 24,566 $5.09M
North Dakota 22,922 $4.15M
Montana 19,722 $3.88M
Vermont 12,594 $3.06M
District of Columbia 10,748 $2.18M
Wyoming 8,953 $1.86M
Alaska 6,427 $1.29M
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for CRESTOR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled5,453

LOS ANGELES

California

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,931

GLENDALE

California

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,908

ALHAMBRA

California

BORIS GUREVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,865

CHICAGO

Illinois

GEORGE PIZARRO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,773

MIAMI

Florida

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,763

HIALEAH

Florida

ROBERTO BERMUDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,721

NARANJA

Florida

ALEXANDRE ALEXEYENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,718

LYNN

Massachusetts

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,706

BROOKLYN

New York

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,670

LOS ANGELES

California

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,633

UNION CITY

New Jersey

YANINA BELOTSERKOVSKAYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,631

BROOKLYN

New York

DUSTIN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,584

NEW YORK

New York

INNA PILDYSH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,460

BROOKLYN

New York

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,426

CORAL GABLES

Florida

VINCENT MURPHY M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,404

BEAUMONT

Texas

RAUL RODRIGUEZ BS

Counselor

Claims Filled1,401

OPA LOCKA

Florida

SIMA MUSTER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,400

BROOKLYN

New York

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,389

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

HECTOR DELGADO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,363

MIAMI

Florida

JON LELEUX MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,360

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,355

WESTMINSTER

California

MARTHA VALDIVIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,324

NEW YORK

New York

JUAN BARROSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled1,314

HIALEAH

Florida

RUBEN AYALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,302

MIAMI

Florida