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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
ANTHONY HUYNH MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled74

EL CENTRO

California

CHERYL HULL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled74

ROGERS

Arkansas

DAVID GREESON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled73

ATHENS

Georgia

MARTIN CLAIBORNE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled73

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

CHARLES MILLAR DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled73

CLEARLAKE

California

ALBERT SPICKERS

General Practice

Claims Filled72

WARREN

Michigan

DENNIS BENDER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled72

ROCHESTER

New York

CARL ROUNTREE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled72

HOUSTON

Texas

CRAIG BURKHART M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled72

SYLVANIA

Ohio

ANASTASIOS PAPPAS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled72

CAMBRIDGE

Minnesota

PATRICIA WESTMORELAND MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled71

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

PENINA BURNSTEIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled71

BROOKLYN

New York

DANIEL BUBENHEIM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

MC KEES ROCKS

Pennsylvania

ROBERT ROGERS M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled70

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

PHILIP DON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled70

BRONX

New York

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled70

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

PHILIP CACCHIONE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

ERIE

Pennsylvania

TIEN NGUYEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled69

GARDEN GROVE

California

ROBERT CALCOTE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled69

AUBURN

Alabama

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Claims Filled69

COLUMBIA

Missouri

DOUGLAS FOLSOM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

TRACY

California

BARRY SOLOMON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled69

SMITHTOWN

New York

VALERIE DAVIS M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled68

NEW SMYRNA BEACH

Florida

DAVID SPENCER M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled68

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

GARY GROSS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled68

SALEM

Virginia