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Prescriber Checkup » VOLTAREN

VOLTAREN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.25M
Medicare Part D Claims
$86.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 196,056 $12.7M
California 170,225 $11.5M
New York 135,646 $8.29M
Texas 79,601 $6.16M
New Jersey 49,932 $3.83M
Pennsylvania 43,602 $2.85M
North Carolina 43,371 $3.9M
Georgia 38,406 $2.99M
Ohio 34,342 $2.59M
Michigan 34,193 $2.37M
Illinois 32,015 $2.09M
Virginia 23,600 $1.79M
Tennessee 22,863 $1.81M
Missouri 22,645 $1.68M
Louisiana 21,708 $1.69M
Indiana 19,819 $1.54M
South Carolina 17,881 $1.5M
Washington 17,614 $970K
Kentucky 17,527 $1.43M
Alabama 16,616 $1.25M
Wisconsin 16,493 $1.08M
Arizona 16,458 $1.22M
Colorado 15,525 $960K
Oklahoma 13,724 $1M
Mississippi 13,039 $1M
Connecticut 12,465 $877K
Maryland 12,416 $873K
Massachusetts 11,382 $593K
Arkansas 10,343 $774K
Kansas 10,184 $654K
Oregon 8,945 $463K
Nevada 6,497 $538K
Minnesota 6,473 $339K
West Virginia 6,210 $455K
New Mexico 5,034 $282K
Iowa 4,724 $272K
Utah 4,494 $322K
Maine 4,368 $276K
Hawaii 3,139 $264K
New Hampshire 3,094 $176K
Nebraska 2,985 $162K
Rhode Island 2,893 $170K
Idaho 2,797 $174K
Delaware 2,708 $206K
Montana 2,532 $131K
District of Columbia 2,105 $117K
North Dakota 1,857 $91.1K
South Dakota 1,644 $90.9K
Alaska 1,120 $63.5K
Vermont 979 $50.4K
Wyoming 900 $46K
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 VOLTAREN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled553

LOS ANGELES

California

ANAIT GALFAIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled552

GLENDALE

California

DAVID TETROKALASHVILI DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled549

BROOKLYN

New York

VINOD SHARMA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled543

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

ARTOON ARAKEL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled536

GLENDALE

California

ELISEL VERA-GALVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled536

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

ROBERT FOGARI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled529

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

JOSE DIAZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled528

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOSE CARDONA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled526

MIAMI

Florida

HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled523

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled521

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

CONRADO BERMUDEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled517

MIAMI

Florida

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled514

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled513

MIAMI

Florida

LAZARO PLASENCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled512

MIAMI

Florida

TERESA ALFONSO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled511

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled504

MISSION

Texas

EDGARDO CESPEDES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled502

MIAMI

Florida

BENO NERSISSIAN M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled500

GLENDALE

California

JULIAN MARQUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled498

HIALEAH

Florida

EVA PIZARRO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled490

MIAMI

Florida

AMADO VIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled490

HIALEAH

Florida

RAZMIK OHANJANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled487

GLENDALE

California

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled487

LOS ANGELES

California

ANGEL VIDAL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled486

MIAMI

Florida