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CREON

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

132K
Medicare Part D Claims
$115M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 78,969 $24.1M
New York 49,672 $13.8M
Florida 19,552 $7.25M
Pennsylvania 14,891 $5.53M
Texas 13,323 $4.83M
Ohio 10,833 $5.01M
Illinois 9,771 $3.14M
New Jersey 9,734 $3.57M
North Carolina 7,638 $3M
Georgia 7,178 $2.69M
Massachusetts 7,128 $3.63M
Michigan 6,632 $2.6M
Tennessee 5,401 $2.07M
Washington 5,256 $1.94M
Indiana 5,204 $2.26M
Missouri 4,981 $1.96M
Virginia 4,929 $1.87M
Minnesota 4,020 $2.02M
Wisconsin 3,933 $1.72M
Maryland 3,706 $1.35M
Kentucky 3,694 $1.67M
Arizona 3,503 $1.53M
South Carolina 3,345 $1.34M
Colorado 3,328 $1.17M
Alabama 3,325 $1.22M
Connecticut 3,133 $1.29M
Louisiana 2,685 $994K
Oregon 2,451 $1.05M
Mississippi 2,345 $837K
Iowa 2,233 $845K
Oklahoma 2,226 $994K
Kansas 1,951 $712K
West Virginia 1,815 $778K
Arkansas 1,725 $615K
Maine 1,411 $691K
New Mexico 1,406 $571K
Rhode Island 1,323 $557K
Puerto Rico 1,202 $252K
Idaho 1,149 $495K
Nebraska 1,113 $424K
Nevada 1,009 $445K
New Hampshire 965 $417K
Utah 815 $389K
Alaska 544 $206K
Vermont 499 $265K
Hawaii 459 $168K
Montana 446 $187K
South Dakota 388 $192K
Delaware 374 $182K
North Dakota 318 $131K
District of Columbia 286 $90K
Wyoming 179 $69.8K
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 CREON

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ZHANNA GALPERUN MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled226

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

VITALY VOLOVOY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

BROOKLYN

New York

YUNG CHUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

LOS ANGELES

California

ZOYA BERENSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled220

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ALEXANDER BEKER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

BROOKLYN

New York

BORIS PEYSIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

BROOKLYN

New York

ILYA KULINSKY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled217

SAN FRANCISCO

California

DINA SVERDLOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

SAN MATEO

California

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

SAN GABRIEL

California

DENNIS CHAN M. D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled212

MONTEREY PARK

California

JAMES JUNG MD

Claims Filled212

LOS ANGELES

California

RAMAZ DZHANASHVILI M.D

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled212

ENCINO

California

LUBOV KAPLUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled211

BRIGHTON

Massachusetts

ELENA CHETVER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled211

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

YONG LEE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled205

LOS ANGELES

California

SEA CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

FLUSHING

New York

EDDIE PYUNE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled204

GARDEN GROVE

California

INNA GORDIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled204

BROOKLYN

New York

ROBERT HA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

ELENA CHEBANOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

DENVER

Colorado

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled203

ALHAMBRA

California

INNA PILDYSH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

BROOKLYN

New York

GALINA MAKOVOZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled202

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

SEMYON KOSTKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

REGO PARK

New York

ROZALIYA OSTROVSKAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

BROOKLYN

New York