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Prescriber Checkup » DIOVAN

DIOVAN

Treats high blood pressure and heart failure. A lower blood pressure can reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. May also prolong life after a heart attack. This medicine is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

7M
Medicare Part D Claims
$906M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 979,006 $132M
New York 604,718 $80.1M
Florida 494,656 $64.4M
Pennsylvania 431,182 $53.9M
Texas 404,580 $55.5M
Illinois 306,992 $40.4M
New Jersey 268,483 $37.6M
Ohio 255,494 $34.6M
Georgia 200,201 $24.2M
North Carolina 192,131 $22.8M
Massachusetts 165,992 $23.4M
Tennessee 155,206 $19.1M
Virginia 148,335 $19.3M
Louisiana 132,645 $15.9M
Missouri 126,768 $15.2M
Kentucky 120,250 $15M
South Carolina 117,778 $14.3M
Indiana 116,348 $15.5M
Arizona 112,591 $16.8M
Connecticut 104,322 $14.5M
Wisconsin 102,713 $13.6M
Mississippi 98,764 $10.8M
Alabama 94,744 $11.2M
Minnesota 83,522 $12.9M
Michigan 83,367 $12.4M
Puerto Rico 83,158 $9.08M
Washington 77,812 $10.8M
Maryland 77,188 $12M
Arkansas 76,859 $8.71M
Oklahoma 74,237 $10.3M
Iowa 65,213 $7.72M
West Virginia 50,407 $6.37M
Oregon 48,912 $7.15M
Kansas 44,815 $5.62M
Colorado 43,889 $6.17M
Rhode Island 37,780 $4.46M
Nebraska 37,518 $4.26M
New Mexico 29,692 $4.29M
Maine 27,977 $4.5M
Hawaii 27,841 $3.54M
New Hampshire 24,805 $3.54M
Nevada 21,662 $3.13M
Utah 21,383 $3M
Delaware 19,651 $3.24M
Idaho 19,632 $2.6M
South Dakota 16,333 $1.99M
Montana 15,480 $1.97M
North Dakota 14,631 $1.88M
District of Columbia 10,994 $1.33M
Vermont 10,267 $1.43M
Alaska 9,306 $1.01M
Wyoming 5,658 $762K
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 DIOVAN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BORIS GUREVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,821

CHICAGO

Illinois

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,805

BROOKLYN

New York

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,472

LOS ANGELES

California

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,424

MONTEREY PARK

California

WEI SUN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,388

NEW YORK

New York

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,388

ALHAMBRA

California

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,363

ROSEMEAD

California

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,312

LOS ANGELES

California

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,277

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,221

UNION CITY

New Jersey

FANIA SAMUELS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled1,217

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,179

MONTEREY PARK

California

MICHAEL DAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,132

GARDEN GROVE

California

JAROSLAV GOLDMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,125

CHICAGO

Illinois

MOSES HYUN MD

Claims Filled1,106

LOS ANGELES

California

MARIA LOURDES MARA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,059

SAN DIEGO

California

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,045

SAN GABRIEL

California

NGAI NGUYEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled996

SAN JOSE

California

CHAEWON SONG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled992

GARDEN GROVE

California

TOM YEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled986

ROSEMEAD

California

HONG KIM M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled984

GARDEN GROVE

California

DON LEE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled981

GLENDALE

California

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled980

MIAMI

Florida

YONG LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled975

NEW YORK

New York

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled974

LOS ANGELES

California