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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
AMAR SINGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled840

ROME

Georgia

SONIA JIMENEZ-VICTORES M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled838

HIALEAH

Florida

MANVEL MAZMANYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled837

GLENDALE

California

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled837

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEXANDER SALERNO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled836

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

WIT JAMRY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled835

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ROZALIYA OSTROVSKAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled830

BROOKLYN

New York

LUIS GUTIERREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled829

HIALEAH

Florida

ADOLFO SANCHEZ ORTIZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled829

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

JONATHAN ALLRED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled827

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled826

LOS ANGELES

California

REZA JALAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled825

DEXTER

Missouri

MICHAEL EARLY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled824

FORT VALLEY

Georgia

TAO DUONG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled824

WESTMINSTER

California

GUSTAVO VILLARREAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled818

LAREDO

Texas

AJIT KHAIRA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled818

FRESNO

California

HUGO GARCIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled815

MIAMI

Florida

MARA KHAYLOMSKAYA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled815

BROOKLYN

New York

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled811

MONTEREY PARK

California

GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled806

NEW YORK

New York

KUOCHENG WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled806

NEW YORK

New York

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled805

GLENDALE

California

MARITZA DIAZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled804

MIAMI

Florida

MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled802

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

NANCY MURPHY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled802

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina