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Prescriber Checkup » DESOXIMETASONE

DESOXIMETASONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

238K
Medicare Part D Claims
$30.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 30,728 $4.27M
Florida 18,852 $2.37M
Ohio 16,171 $1.97M
Pennsylvania 15,813 $1.89M
New Jersey 15,769 $2.11M
Michigan 15,203 $2.29M
California 13,506 $1.8M
Texas 11,090 $1.42M
Illinois 9,999 $1.42M
Indiana 5,480 $663K
Georgia 5,335 $644K
North Carolina 5,152 $664K
Missouri 5,080 $676K
Massachusetts 5,076 $671K
South Carolina 5,042 $682K
Alabama 4,990 $607K
Connecticut 4,533 $560K
Tennessee 4,214 $522K
Virginia 3,918 $493K
Louisiana 3,903 $508K
Kentucky 3,795 $480K
Minnesota 3,117 $440K
Wisconsin 3,097 $413K
West Virginia 3,066 $371K
Maryland 2,750 $386K
Washington 2,476 $301K
Arizona 2,203 $260K
Kansas 1,768 $203K
Hawaii 1,483 $184K
Nebraska 1,359 $142K
Oklahoma 1,346 $150K
Iowa 1,344 $144K
Mississippi 1,172 $133K
Colorado 1,085 $133K
Arkansas 961 $103K
Oregon 958 $90.8K
Nevada 832 $92.3K
New Hampshire 830 $93K
Rhode Island 635 $74.2K
Maine 618 $67.4K
Idaho 402 $40.8K
District of Columbia 391 $63.6K
Delaware 386 $43.6K
New Mexico 358 $39.9K
Vermont 353 $42.4K
North Dakota 327 $32.7K
South Dakota 297 $34.5K
Utah 238 $25.6K
Montana 235 $27K
Alaska 78 $11.8K
Wyoming 64 $6,385
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 DESOXIMETASONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PEYMAN PAHLAVAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled213

MELROSE PARK

Illinois

HARRY SAPERSTEIN M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled210

BEVERLY HILLS

California

ALEXANDER BALDONADO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled209

BRONX

New York

JERRY HAHN MD

Claims Filled203

ROMNEY

West Virginia

ROBERT SCHWARZE D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled201

FLORISSANT

Missouri

ROHIT DESAI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled201

STONE MOUNTAIN

Georgia

MAZHAR ELAMIR

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled200

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

RODNEY SHAW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled197

CLARKSTON

Michigan

DONALD SCHERMER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled197

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

MICHAEL ENGELMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled188

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

ROBERT DEBELLEVUE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled188

KENNER

Louisiana

PERCY MAY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled184

CHICAGO

Illinois

STEPHEN SMITH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled183

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

LAWRENCE SAMUELS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled181

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

JOHN NIVEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled181

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

SANDY AMADOR DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled175

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

SHARON SCHERL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled170

TENAFLY

New Jersey

STEPHEN MILROY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled170

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

PHONG LUU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

HOUSTON

Texas

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled167

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSE HERNANDEZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled167

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

FRANCIS LEE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled167

DECATUR

Illinois

JOSHUA SHAPIRO R.P.A

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled166

NEW YORK

New York

ERIC HERMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled165

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

MARILYN RAY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled162

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana