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URSODIOL

Dissolves certain kinds of gallstones in the body when they cannot be removed by surgery. Also treats primary biliary cirrhosis, a liver disorder. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

168K
Medicare Part D Claims
$36.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 32,986 $3.71M
New York 27,217 $3.12M
Florida 21,914 $3.06M
Texas 19,496 $2.4M
Pennsylvania 15,989 $2.06M
Illinois 10,892 $1.38M
Ohio 10,618 $1.42M
Massachusetts 8,603 $1.1M
Michigan 8,264 $1.15M
Tennessee 8,024 $843K
New Jersey 7,997 $1.05M
North Carolina 7,390 $921K
Georgia 7,258 $981K
Wisconsin 7,151 $760K
Virginia 6,176 $712K
Missouri 5,937 $681K
Washington 5,313 $726K
Minnesota 5,239 $626K
Indiana 5,236 $752K
Kentucky 4,512 $611K
Arizona 4,409 $633K
Iowa 3,914 $546K
Puerto Rico 3,734 $312K
Oklahoma 3,721 $422K
Connecticut 3,568 $473K
Louisiana 3,499 $388K
Oregon 3,489 $430K
Alabama 3,428 $365K
Colorado 3,105 $411K
Kansas 2,755 $269K
Mississippi 2,733 $235K
South Carolina 2,543 $346K
Maryland 2,402 $334K
Hawaii 2,330 $294K
New Mexico 2,224 $225K
West Virginia 2,029 $228K
Arkansas 2,025 $251K
Nebraska 2,013 $213K
Nevada 1,732 $216K
Utah 1,649 $234K
Rhode Island 1,592 $237K
Maine 1,421 $245K
Idaho 1,394 $160K
New Hampshire 1,285 $172K
South Dakota 1,017 $118K
Montana 779 $85.5K
Alaska 715 $59K
North Dakota 711 $89.2K
Vermont 704 $109K
Delaware 527 $82.2K
Wyoming 399 $64K
District of Columbia 204 $24.4K
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 URSODIOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID WOLF MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled54

VALHALLA

New York

KWOK-LEUNG CHUNG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled54

MONTEREY PARK

California

MARWAN ISKANDARANI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled54

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

JOHN BURNEY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled54

FAYETTEVILLE

Georgia

HECTOR SERRANO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled54

MIAMI

Florida

CAROLINE MCCOY ANP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled54

ATLANTA

Georgia

JAMES JUNG MD

Claims Filled54

LOS ANGELES

California

BRENT MYERS MD

Claims Filled54

FT MYERS

Florida

MARTIN MALDONADO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled54

TAMPA

Florida

PHILIP WILLIAMS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled54

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

YOUSIF MANSOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

RAVI KONDAVEETI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

RICHARD PLOTZKER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

MODESTO

California

NEIL SHERNOFF M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

PHOENIX

Arizona

LINDY RACHAL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

FREDERICKSBURG

Texas

RAYEES NIZAM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

SYRACUSE

New York

TRACY SIEGFRIED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

NEWPORT BEACH

California

DIPIKA PATEL PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled53

ANDERSON

South Carolina

DAVID DRESNER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

EDWARD PIKEN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled52

TORRANCE

California

PAUL VARGO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled52

ST PAUL

Minnesota

KEVIN GARNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

MARYVILLE

Illinois

JOHN PILCHER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled52

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ABHINAV HUMAR M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled52

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

KEVIN TURNER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

BOLIVAR

Tennessee