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Prescriber Checkup

Prescribers of ENDOCET in Tennessee

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
ALLEN TATE PA

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled199

MANCHESTER

Tennessee

KENNETH BEATY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled187

CELINA

Tennessee

CYNTHIA PAYNE-SMITH NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled167

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MELISSA ROSS APN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled165

CELINA

Tennessee

AMY POWERS APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled163

LEBANON

Tennessee

JESSIE COPELAND M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled160

CELINA

Tennessee

RICHARD SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled150

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

IGOR SMELYANSKY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled142

WARTBURG

Tennessee

TERESA DAILEY NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled130

SAVANNAH

Tennessee

JAMES SHIPLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled126

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

PANKAJ SRIVASTAVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled121

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

CHARLES CLIFTON PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled119

CROSSVILLE

Tennessee

MICHAEL COX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

LIVINGSTON

Tennessee

JOHN MILNOR M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled113

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JAMES ROTH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled112

MANCHESTER

Tennessee

BRIAN DONOVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

NABIL CYLEMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

CHAD CONATSER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

TIFFANY STEELMAN FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled101

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

SHENG TCHOU M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled97

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

BRENDA FRIEND FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled93

BRISTOL

Tennessee

HARRY HORNE DO

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled93

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

RICHARD CLARK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

KELLIE MATHEWSON NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled89

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

YUCHUN HAN M.D. & PH.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled88

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

Sources

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