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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
CAROL WESTER APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled256

MATTAPOISETT

Massachusetts

ALLA SHPANER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

GALINA VAYNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled255

NORCROSS

Georgia

ROZALIYA OSTROVSKAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

BROOKLYN

New York

SIMA MUSTER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled252

BROOKLYN

New York

THERESA TRUONG PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled250

SAN GABRIEL

California

DZUNG NGUYEN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled250

HOUSTON

Texas

GEORGE IN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled249

LOS ANGELES

California

ALLA BOYKOFF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

SAN FRANCISCO

California

INNA GORDIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled247

BROOKLYN

New York

ARKADY STERN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled247

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID VIZEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled246

LOS ANGELES

California

YONG LEE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled238

LOS ANGELES

California

VLADIMIR MOLIVER M.D.,D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled237

NEW YORK

New York

INNA KIGEL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled233

KEW GARDENS

New York

BENJAMIN TRUONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled229

ROSEMEAD

California

YONG KWON PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled228

DORAVILLE

Georgia

ANATOLE BARKAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled228

BROOKLYN

New York

JAMES HAHN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled224

LOS ANGELES

California

OLEG VOLCHONOK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled222

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

VALERI KAZAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

BRONX

New York

ALEXANDER BEKER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

BROOKLYN

New York

GALINA MAKOVOZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled222

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled218

HIALEAH

Florida

MERI KRYSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled216

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania