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CLINDAMYCIN PHOSPHATE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

88.6K
Medicare Part D Claims
$8.22M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 31,744 $1.05M
New York 26,146 $899K
Florida 20,526 $610K
Pennsylvania 12,213 $404K
Texas 11,694 $375K
Michigan 10,721 $334K
Illinois 10,096 $307K
Ohio 10,053 $320K
North Carolina 7,242 $253K
New Jersey 6,921 $225K
Georgia 6,700 $213K
Minnesota 6,158 $185K
Massachusetts 5,793 $184K
Arizona 5,072 $148K
Washington 4,982 $162K
Wisconsin 4,917 $150K
Missouri 4,726 $154K
Virginia 4,609 $153K
Puerto Rico 4,506 $143K
Indiana 4,378 $142K
Tennessee 4,324 $139K
Maryland 3,741 $129K
Kentucky 3,411 $124K
Connecticut 3,135 $94.9K
Alabama 3,085 $94.6K
Colorado 2,991 $100K
South Carolina 2,819 $102K
Oregon 2,602 $88.4K
Louisiana 2,585 $82.7K
Oklahoma 2,199 $70.2K
Iowa 2,049 $60.4K
Mississippi 1,845 $58.2K
Arkansas 1,772 $56.9K
Nevada 1,667 $55.1K
Kansas 1,655 $56.9K
Nebraska 1,563 $47.8K
West Virginia 1,462 $51.4K
Utah 1,444 $52.8K
New Mexico 1,418 $40.1K
Maine 1,257 $35.9K
Rhode Island 1,163 $37K
Hawaii 952 $38.1K
Idaho 853 $27.3K
Montana 781 $23K
New Hampshire 774 $24.2K
South Dakota 766 $23.6K
District of Columbia 669 $22.4K
Delaware 666 $21K
North Dakota 556 $16.8K
Vermont 473 $14.1K
Wyoming 323 $9,472
Alaska 200 $6,417
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for CLINDAMYCIN PHOSPHATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PEYMAN PAHLAVAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MELROSE PARK

Illinois

BENITO HERNANDEZ MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

BAYAMON

Oregon

CHARISSE DOLITSKY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

LONG BEACH

New York

TODD KREITZER D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

MARY MARKIEWITZ PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

VACAVILLE

California

STEVEN WOLF PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

MARK LOWITT M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

BALTIMORE

Maryland

SELIM INEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

RIVERSIDE

California

HELEN SELSER MD MMM

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

ATLANTA

Georgia

BRUCE PARK MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

LA PALMA

California

FRANCIS CABAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

BRANDON

Florida

JAMES VANCE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled51

WAYZATA

Minnesota

JULES ALTMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled51

WARREN

Michigan

JEREMY MEDLER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled51

CHAMPAIGN

Illinois

PAUL BENSON M.D.

Claims Filled51

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

RAMSAY FARAH M.D.

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled51

SYRACUSE

New York

DANIEL MARSHALL MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled51

GRETNA

Louisiana

HUACHEN WEI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled51

ELMHURST

New York

HYUN-SOO LEE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled51

FLUSHING

New York

KATHRYN JOHNSON C.R.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Community Health

Claims Filled51

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

EMILY ALTMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled52

BERKELEY HEIGHTS

New Jersey

JONATHAN FASS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled52

ATHENS

Georgia

BERTRAM CARUTHERS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled52

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

ABDUL SABOOR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

KANKAKEE

Illinois

MARY ANNE BRETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

BRENHAM

Texas