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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
OSCAR SAFFOLD MD

Clinical Laboratory Dermatological Immunology

Claims Filled126

CLEVELAND

Ohio

TANA FRUMENTO PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled122

PHOENIX

Arizona

MARK BONNER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled119

MACON

Georgia

PAUL CONTARD MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled118

STATEN ISLAND

New York

KEVIN GAFFNEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled117

FLINT

Michigan

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled116

YORK

Pennsylvania

BARRY SARKELL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled115

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

THEODOR RUDOLPH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled110

VERO BEACH

Florida

KHAJA MOHSIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

MARYVILLE

Illinois

ANDY GREEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled103

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

MELINDA GREENFIELD DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled100

ALBANY

Georgia

WILLIAM IRWIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled97

WARNER ROBINS

Georgia

PAUL ROCKLEY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled96

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

THOMAS FISHER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled94

CHICAGO

Illinois

KATIE PANG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled94

ALHAMBRA

California

DIMITRIS ZOUZIAS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled94

FLUSHING

New York

JAMES ROHRER DDS, MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled93

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

MOHSIN MALIK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled93

NEW YORK

New York

MARINA ZABEZHANSKAYA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled93

BROOKLYN

New York

MANUEL MESIROW M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled92

TINLEY PARK

Illinois

LISA MANZ DULAC MD

Specialist

Claims Filled91

GROSSE POINTE WOODS

Michigan

THOMAS SU M.D., PH.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled91

GLENDALE

California

GARIN BARTH MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled90

LAGRANGE

Georgia

WESLEY WILBORN MD

Claims Filled90

ATLANTA

Georgia

MICHAEL POPOFF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

DETROIT

Michigan