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Prescriber Checkup

CREON

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

357K
Medicare Part D Claims
$145M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 85,527 $29.6M
New York 54,755 $17.2M
Florida 22,832 $10M
Pennsylvania 15,459 $6.62M
Texas 14,408 $6.1M
New Jersey 11,510 $5M
Ohio 11,343 $5.91M
Illinois 10,368 $3.85M
North Carolina 8,572 $3.85M
Michigan 8,339 $3.83M
Georgia 7,915 $3.35M
Massachusetts 7,881 $4.45M
Washington 6,345 $2.76M
Tennessee 5,936 $2.58M
Indiana 5,776 $2.86M
Missouri 5,548 $2.56M
Virginia 5,365 $2.33M
Wisconsin 4,518 $2.15M
Minnesota 4,413 $2.49M
Kentucky 4,191 $2.18M
Maryland 4,186 $1.71M
Colorado 3,948 $1.55M
Arizona 3,900 $1.97M
Connecticut 3,721 $1.84M
South Carolina 3,603 $1.65M
Alabama 3,526 $1.47M
Louisiana 3,213 $1.31M
Oregon 2,734 $1.34M
Iowa 2,545 $1.04M
Mississippi 2,453 $1.02M
Oklahoma 2,395 $1.16M
West Virginia 2,074 $1.01M
Kansas 1,967 $862K
Arkansas 1,840 $776K
New Mexico 1,495 $644K
Maine 1,494 $870K
Rhode Island 1,384 $699K
Nebraska 1,231 $549K
Idaho 1,216 $592K
Nevada 1,138 $521K
New Hampshire 1,073 $590K
Utah 916 $457K
Montana 552 $213K
Alaska 537 $238K
Hawaii 526 $228K
Vermont 497 $305K
Delaware 436 $240K
South Dakota 379 $280K
District of Columbia 329 $121K
North Dakota 326 $167K
Wyoming 249 $110K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CREON

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL PARK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled521

WOODSIDE

New York

HONG KIM M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled521

GARDEN GROVE

California

SUISUN CHAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled506

MONTEREY PARK

California

YUN HEE CHUNG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled493

FLUSHING

New York

ALEKSANDR LIVSHITS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled479

BROOKLYN

New York

MARTIN LEE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled476

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled469

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

IRENE PERLOFF D.O., M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled466

BROOKLYN

New York

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled463

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

POLINE YIU RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled450

NEW YORK

New York

LONG DANG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled448

WESTMINSTER

California

JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled447

CERRITOS

California

VALENTIN BRAGIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled437

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEKSANDR ZASYPKIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled436

BROOKLYN

New York

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled430

GLENDALE

California

ALEXANDRA ETKIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled427

BROOKLYN

New York

HUN KANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled423

LOS ANGELES

California

ALEXANDER SHEKHTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled422

BROOKLYN

New York

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled411

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK SONG MD, PHD

Nephrology

Claims Filled407

LOS ANGELES

California

HUGH MAI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled404

SAN JOSE

California

BONG SUP KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled396

SHORELINE

Washington

KOOK CHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled383

VAN NUYS

California

CHRIS LEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled381

ROWLAND HEIGHTS

California

JASON PAEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled372

WALNUT

California