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Prescriber Checkup » MINOXIDIL

MINOXIDIL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

305K
Medicare Part D Claims
$8.52M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 35,350 $1.22M
Texas 28,674 $826K
Florida 22,923 $622K
Georgia 13,996 $339K
New York 12,304 $300K
Illinois 12,222 $333K
Pennsylvania 11,232 $292K
Tennessee 11,070 $284K
North Carolina 10,286 $257K
Michigan 9,988 $281K
Ohio 9,984 $285K
Mississippi 9,107 $200K
Alabama 8,762 $215K
Louisiana 8,435 $219K
Virginia 8,395 $236K
South Carolina 7,109 $175K
Indiana 6,810 $197K
New Jersey 6,395 $173K
Missouri 5,956 $161K
Arkansas 5,177 $146K
Kentucky 5,094 $144K
Maryland 5,079 $149K
Wisconsin 4,514 $125K
Arizona 4,482 $123K
Oklahoma 4,358 $124K
Washington 3,942 $110K
Minnesota 3,626 $117K
Colorado 3,349 $117K
Massachusetts 2,743 $71K
West Virginia 2,576 $72.9K
Kansas 2,224 $57.9K
Iowa 2,034 $54.5K
Connecticut 2,007 $57.4K
Nevada 2,001 $51.8K
Nebraska 1,800 $46.5K
Oregon 1,702 $52.7K
New Mexico 1,285 $39.5K
District of Columbia 1,083 $24K
Hawaii 944 $28K
Idaho 930 $27.2K
Utah 881 $27K
Delaware 782 $25.2K
Rhode Island 610 $16.1K
Maine 576 $22.3K
North Dakota 496 $12.2K
New Hampshire 438 $15.5K
Montana 401 $12.5K
Alaska 383 $8,187
South Dakota 378 $9,510
Vermont 288 $8,566
Wyoming 144 $3,155
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for MINOXIDIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SU YI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled90

LONG BEACH

California

ALFONSO CHAVEZ MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled90

EL PASO

Texas

STANLEY RUGGLES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled90

CARMICHAEL

California

IBRAHIM FAKHOURY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled90

ABILENE

Texas

GEORGE READER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled90

WICHITA

Kansas

GAUTAM DASGUPTA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled90

ATHENS

Georgia

AROTI HEGDE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled89

MC LEAN

Virginia

JAVED AHMAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

INDIO

California

EJAZ DAWSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

DETROIT

Michigan

VICTOR PAZOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled89

HIALEAH

Florida

JOHN O'BRIEN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled88

NATCHEZ

Mississippi

STEPHEN JENSIK M.D.

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled88

CHICAGO

Illinois

ROBERT CUELI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled88

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

SHAHID HUSSAIN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled88

EL CENTRO

California

JOHN MELLAS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled87

ST LOUIS

Missouri

MONA DOSHI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled87

DETROIT

Michigan

YANGMING CAO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled87

FRESNO

California

BRAXTER IRBY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled87

BROOKHAVEN

Mississippi

MOWAFFAQ SAID MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled87

SIKESTON

Missouri

LIN JOHNSON M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled87

NEW BRAUNFELS

Texas

JAMES ROSE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled87

LUBBOCK

Texas

RAUL SANTOS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled86

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

JEAN BALZORA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

BRONX

New York

NAUMAN QURESHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled85

ATHENS

Alabama

DANA STEELE NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled85

RICHMOND

Virginia