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CLINDAMYCIN PHOSPHATE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

287K
Medicare Part D Claims
$9.18M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 35,548 $1.21M
New York 29,631 $992K
Florida 25,031 $709K
Pennsylvania 13,929 $460K
Texas 13,160 $413K
Michigan 12,829 $383K
Illinois 11,790 $368K
Ohio 11,249 $353K
New Jersey 8,867 $317K
North Carolina 8,410 $281K
Georgia 7,753 $245K
Minnesota 6,695 $216K
Massachusetts 6,615 $216K
Wisconsin 5,759 $178K
Missouri 5,621 $173K
Arizona 5,505 $160K
Washington 5,390 $168K
Virginia 5,243 $180K
Indiana 5,073 $155K
Tennessee 4,788 $152K
Maryland 4,151 $140K
Connecticut 3,705 $119K
Kentucky 3,633 $114K
Alabama 3,414 $99.2K
Colorado 3,352 $112K
South Carolina 3,309 $112K
Louisiana 3,279 $99.3K
Oregon 3,132 $107K
Oklahoma 2,478 $74.2K
Iowa 2,160 $67.9K
Arkansas 2,075 $65.9K
Mississippi 2,024 $61.7K
Nevada 1,950 $64.9K
Nebraska 1,852 $61.2K
West Virginia 1,793 $61K
Kansas 1,788 $59.8K
Utah 1,680 $55.2K
New Mexico 1,662 $46.5K
Maine 1,321 $40.2K
Rhode Island 1,296 $41.2K
Hawaii 1,048 $42K
Idaho 977 $32.3K
Delaware 832 $26.6K
South Dakota 816 $23.8K
Montana 809 $23.7K
New Hampshire 789 $24.7K
District of Columbia 725 $24.4K
North Dakota 581 $17.1K
Vermont 581 $16.9K
Wyoming 392 $10.4K
Alaska 204 $7,468
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 CLINDAMYCIN PHOSPHATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
VALERIE DAVIS M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled78

NEW SMYRNA BEACH

Florida

THOMAS FISHER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled78

CHICAGO

Illinois

PATRICK FRANCK P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled77

COOPERSTOWN

New York

ROBERT RILEY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled77

RENO

Nevada

THERESE YANG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

SANTEE

California

DAVID SPENCER M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled77

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

VIVIAN WELTON RPA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled77

BRONX

New York

SCOTT WYRICK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

TEXARKANA

Texas

JOEL DATLOFF MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled77

VANCOUVER

Washington

DAVID RODRIGUEZ M D

Specialist

Claims Filled76

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID MYERS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled76

BUFFALO

New York

WILFRED WEBSTER MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled76

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

ROZALIA KOVELMAN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled75

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

DAVID MARTIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled75

ANDERSON

Indiana

SOPHIE SHIRIN

Dermatology

Claims Filled75

ENCINO

California

ANASTASIOS PAPPAS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled74

CAMBRIDGE

Minnesota

DINA BEGAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled74

HOBOKEN

New Jersey

JOHN MINNI D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled74

STUART

Florida

JERRY CHARNECO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled73

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

HILDA LOPEZ M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled73

CORAL GABLES

Florida

PENINA BURNSTEIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled73

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID AVRAM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled73

BROOKLYN

New York

CHARLES GREEN PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled73

PETOSKEY

Michigan

HENRY YU

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled72

NEW YORK

New York

JOHN HENRY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled72

ROSWELL

New Mexico