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Prescriber Checkup

CREON

Helps patients who have cystic fibrosis, pancreatitis, or digestive disorders digest food. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

444K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 360 of 3238

$208M
Retail Cost

Rank: 117 of 3238

93,277
Patients

Rank: 409 of 3238

50,774
Prescribers

Rank: 382 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Creon »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 22,363 106,474 $43.1M
New York 12,918 67,693 $25.6M
Florida 6,956 29,086 $14.3M
Texas 4,975 19,482 $9.67M
Pennsylvania 3,721 19,414 $9.78M
New Jersey 3,115 14,184 $6.83M
Ohio 3,059 14,035 $8.26M
Illinois 2,427 12,634 $5.03M
Michigan 2,718 11,060 $6.37M
North Carolina 2,311 10,910 $5.47M
Massachusetts 1,976 9,770 $5.95M
Georgia 2,243 9,593 $4.58M
Washington 1,690 7,926 $3.87M
Tennessee 1,623 7,313 $3.81M
Indiana 1,716 7,282 $4.05M
Missouri 1,389 6,809 $3.61M
Virginia 1,435 6,165 $3.14M
Wisconsin 1,081 5,427 $2.92M
Maryland 1,266 5,348 $2.64M
Minnesota 1,127 5,301 $3.72M
Kentucky 1,113 5,028 $3M
Arizona 1,126 4,548 $2.63M
Colorado 910 4,458 $2.07M
Alabama 970 4,447 $2.26M
Connecticut 944 4,427 $2.41M
South Carolina 934 4,302 $2.26M
Louisiana 897 4,179 $1.91M
Oregon 753 3,321 $1.81M
Kansas 576 2,827 $1.37M
Iowa 502 2,747 $1.17M
Mississippi 549 2,744 $1.18M
Oklahoma 574 2,634 $1.38M
West Virginia 521 2,238 $1.16M
Arkansas 464 2,237 $1.06M
Maine 393 1,804 $1.2M
New Mexico 397 1,608 $783K
Rhode Island 295 1,596 $729K
Nebraska 287 1,478 $851K
New Hampshire 297 1,359 $839K
Utah 323 1,223 $704K
Nevada 318 1,204 $661K
Idaho 236 1,171 $521K
Montana 133 692 $348K
South Dakota 130 682 $356K
Hawaii 184 659 $348K
Alaska 76 594 $236K
District of Columbia 133 494 $227K
Delaware 151 493 $306K
Vermont 116 473 $317K
North Dakota 91 399 $243K
Wyoming 49 193 $85.6K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
BELLA NUDEL M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled301

SAN FRANCISCO

California

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled299

ENCINO

California

ROZALIYA OSTROVSKAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled299

BROOKLYN

New York

JAMES HAHN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled298

LOS ANGELES

California

ROMAN ZABARSKY M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled298

BROOKLYN

New York

XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled297

ELMHURST

New York

SEMYON KOSTKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled295

REGO PARK

New York

YONG KWON PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled295

DORAVILLE

Georgia

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled295

ALHAMBRA

California

CHEONG CHOI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled293

VAN NUYS

California

EVA KHAVKIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled291

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEXANDER BEKER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled290

BROOKLYN

New York

IRINA BERLIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled288

BROOKLYN

New York

ANTHONY JUNG M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled285

FLUSHING

New York

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled284

GLENDALE

California

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled283

BEVERLY HILLS

California

MARINA VOLPIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled281

BROOKLYN

New York

IGOR TALIS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled280

FAR ROCKAWAY

New York

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled280

ROSEMEAD

California

ARKADY PINKHAS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled277

FORSET HILLS

New York

YOUNG KANG MD

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled273

DULUTH

Georgia

MANOUCHEHR RASHTI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled272

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERT HA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled270

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

VALERI KAZAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled269

BRONX

New York

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

SAN GABRIEL

California