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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
DANIEL GROISSER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled158

VERONA

New Jersey

FRANK CASTIGLIONE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled150

HAMDEN

Connecticut

JEFFREY THOMPSON DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled149

MURRYSVILLE

Pennsylvania

KENNETH BIROS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled148

CANAL FULTON

Ohio

GREGORY HOUCK DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled147

ESTERO

Florida

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled147

YORK

Pennsylvania

ALLEN FLOOD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled145

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

LAWRENCE STOKAR MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled145

WHITE OAK

Pennsylvania

MARTIN PORCELLI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled144

POMONA

California

AUSAMA ALKHOURY PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled142

LOS ANGELES

California

TERRY HADLEY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled142

CONCORD

Massachusetts

TIMOTHY BROWN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled142

LYNDORA

Pennsylvania

EMILIO LIMCHOA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled140

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

LISA PAWELSKI M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled138

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

CHAD WATKINS D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled134

LEESBURG

Florida

BEATRIZ MENDEZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled134

JAMAICA

New York

FREDRIC ROSENBERG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled134

LAKEWOOD

California

STEVEN SHUMER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled133

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

MARK QUARTERMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled131

ANDERSON

South Carolina

STEPHEN MCASKILL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled130

DELAND

Florida

PETER DEMOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled127

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

EDWARD LEE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled127

NEW HARTFORD

New York

JOHN SOWELL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled127

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

LUIS SUAREZ-REYES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled126

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

MICHAEL MANCUSO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled126

SOLON

Ohio