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DESONIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

443K
Medicare Part D Claims
$25.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 54,135 $2.48M
Florida 54,022 $3.48M
New York 34,592 $2.3M
Texas 25,061 $1.59M
Ohio 17,672 $973K
Michigan 16,004 $890K
Pennsylvania 15,831 $1.04M
North Carolina 13,488 $852K
Georgia 12,437 $852K
Massachusetts 12,335 $631K
Louisiana 11,589 $734K
Virginia 10,583 $566K
Washington 10,441 $446K
Illinois 9,995 $492K
New Jersey 9,331 $598K
Tennessee 9,229 $510K
Indiana 8,627 $481K
Kentucky 8,275 $425K
Wisconsin 8,172 $403K
Minnesota 7,811 $357K
Alabama 7,265 $484K
Maryland 7,092 $428K
Missouri 6,980 $423K
Arizona 5,543 $283K
South Carolina 5,384 $309K
Connecticut 4,716 $240K
Arkansas 4,647 $236K
Iowa 4,249 $205K
Oregon 4,048 $180K
Colorado 4,040 $166K
Oklahoma 4,003 $304K
Nebraska 3,581 $205K
Mississippi 3,163 $181K
Hawaii 3,053 $124K
Utah 2,859 $144K
Kansas 2,681 $138K
West Virginia 2,648 $146K
Idaho 2,489 $139K
Nevada 2,285 $131K
Maine 2,067 $109K
Rhode Island 1,811 $108K
New Hampshire 1,579 $77K
New Mexico 1,450 $71.5K
District of Columbia 1,366 $58.8K
Montana 1,176 $61.2K
South Dakota 925 $46.9K
Delaware 775 $45.5K
North Dakota 514 $24.1K
Vermont 494 $24.2K
Wyoming 327 $13.1K
Alaska 196 $13.4K
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 DESONIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FERNANDO CALERO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled184

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

BERT FRICHOT M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled183

OMAHA

Nebraska

JAY LERMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled182

BRONX

New York

PAMELA LEVE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled182

ROCHESTER

New York

ERROL QUINTAL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled181

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

HAROLD NEW M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled179

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

ROBERT GREENBERG MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled178

SAN RAMON

California

LUIS SUAREZ-REYES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled178

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

LUCIUS BLANCHARD MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled178

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

THOMAS BENDER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled173

MOBILE

Alabama

RICHARD NEWTON M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled173

MCALLEN

Texas

JOHN HUMENIUK M.D., LLC

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled173

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

ALEXANDER GROSS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled172

CUMMING

Georgia

LEO SOTIRIOU MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled172

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

ROBERT HENDERSON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled172

ALABASTER

Alabama

WILLIAM WYMAN FISKE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled171

W YARMOUTH

Massachusetts

GARY DERESH D.P.M.

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled170

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled170

YORK

Pennsylvania

PETER BOUMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled169

LEWISTON

Maine

SCOTT GUENTHNER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled168

PLAINFIELD

Indiana

MARK KOONE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled167

SHERMAN

Texas

NOEL BROWN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled167

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

NORMAN FRIEDMAN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled167

FORT WALTON BEACH

Florida

DAMARIS TORRES PAOLI M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled167

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

SARAH JACKSON M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled166

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana