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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
ROBERT COHEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

ORANGEBURG

New York

DOUGLAS MILLER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

FORT WORTH

Texas

KIERSTEN CERVENY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

NEW YORK

New York

JOSHUA LANE M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled59

COLUMBUS

Georgia

DEE MARSHALL PAC

Dermatology

Claims Filled59

ARDMORE

Oklahoma

DAVID BRYANT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled58

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

JUST BRAHMATEWARI MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled58

MIAMI

Florida

HENRY YU

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled58

NEW YORK

New York

HILDA LOPEZ M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled58

CORAL GABLES

Florida

LESTER FAHRNER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled58

CHAMPAIGN

Illinois

KYLE WAGAMON MD

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled58

CLEVELAND

Ohio

STACY FRANKEL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled57

LAUDERDALE LAKES

Florida

SALVATORE DI GRANDI M.D., P.C.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled57

PAWLING

New York

MARK SIMON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

CHICAGO

Illinois

JALONG GAAN MD, PHD

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

NEW YORK

New York

AMELIA KISER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

GLASGOW

Kentucky

JERRY COOPER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled56

TUCKER

Georgia

JENNIFER BIGLOW M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

LEON SCHWARTZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled56

SAN BERNARDINO

California

MARIO LACOUTURE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled56

CHICAGO

Illinois

DAVID RODRIGUEZ M D

Specialist

Claims Filled55

MIAMI

Florida

DOUGLAS BLOSE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled55

DOWNEY

California

MOHAMMED CHAKER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled55

BURLESON

Texas

HAYNES JACKSON MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled55

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

THERESE YANG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

SANTEE

California