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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
YOUSIF MANSOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled932

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

HARRY MCNEEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled931

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

THANH NGUYEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled927

GARDEN GROVE

California

BORIS KHORETS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled926

BROOKLYN

New York

URI GUEFEN M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled925

CALEXICO

California

RAMIRO CORO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled916

HIALEAH

Florida

LLOYD MILLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled913

FLORENCE

South Carolina

FRANCISCO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled910

MIAMI

Florida

KATJA FELSINGER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled910

BLUEFIELD

West Virginia

YASEEN ODEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled909

CHICAGO

Illinois

RAZMIK OHANJANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled909

GLENDALE

California

GARY CHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled902

BROOKLYN

New York

BORIS PEYSIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled894

BROOKLYN

New York

BORIS MAZUROV M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled893

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHN SCIALES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled891

FLUSHING

New York

STEPHEN BOYER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled890

EDGEWOOD

Kentucky

YEVGENIA ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled888

BROOKLYN

New York

LAWRENCE O'CONNOR M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled877

GLENDALE

California

MERI KRYSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled876

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KARINA ARZUMANOVA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled868

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ANAIS CORTES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled866

HIALEAH

Florida

JENCHEN YANG M.D., PH.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled860

DIAMOND BAR

California

ALEXANDER CHOI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled855

FLUSHING

New York

AYMAN KARKOUTLY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled853

LUBBOCK

Texas

MICHAEL JOHNSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled850

BUCYRUS

Ohio