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Prescriber Checkup

AZOPT

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

509K
Medicare Part D Claims
$67.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 80,834 $10.9M
New York 48,771 $6.38M
Florida 44,764 $5.72M
Texas 33,517 $4.44M
Pennsylvania 23,448 $2.99M
Illinois 21,709 $2.82M
New Jersey 19,172 $2.59M
North Carolina 17,063 $2.19M
Michigan 13,680 $1.86M
Georgia 13,332 $1.7M
Ohio 13,245 $1.86M
Massachusetts 10,868 $1.47M
Missouri 9,541 $1.23M
Virginia 9,191 $1.23M
Arizona 8,601 $1.24M
Louisiana 8,487 $1.07M
Washington 8,135 $1.08M
Wisconsin 7,928 $1.03M
Minnesota 7,500 $980K
Indiana 7,475 $1.01M
Tennessee 7,352 $971K
South Carolina 7,043 $891K
Connecticut 6,685 $886K
Iowa 6,577 $825K
Maryland 6,504 $914K
Oregon 6,463 $856K
Mississippi 5,427 $676K
Kentucky 4,967 $678K
Oklahoma 4,949 $658K
Alabama 4,809 $610K
Colorado 3,826 $514K
Arkansas 3,534 $439K
Maine 3,126 $420K
Kansas 3,066 $393K
West Virginia 2,990 $392K
Nebraska 2,583 $323K
Hawaii 2,445 $334K
New Hampshire 2,130 $285K
New Mexico 2,081 $284K
Utah 2,016 $265K
Idaho 1,874 $250K
Nevada 1,728 $237K
Rhode Island 1,707 $213K
Delaware 1,401 $199K
Montana 1,319 $167K
Vermont 1,220 $161K
North Dakota 1,215 $146K
District of Columbia 1,167 $157K
South Dakota 828 $103K
Wyoming 352 $50.6K
Alaska 216 $29.8K
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 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 AZOPT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NGOC NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,835

SAN JOSE

California

LAURA SIMS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,144

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERTO BERAJA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled983

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOHN TRIBLE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled864

MARSHALLTOWN

Iowa

ANDRES CORTES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled828

MIAMI

Florida

JACQUELINE GABAY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled807

ELMWOOD PARK

New Jersey

DAVID SILVA CARABALLO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled795

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

TUYET-MAI PHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled719

WESTMINSTER

California

CUONG-DUNG DO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled716

WESTMINSTER

California

ANALISA AROSEMENA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled707

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JORGE RIVERA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled650

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

LOURDES CASUSO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled639

MIAMI

Florida

HIRAM QUINONES- FERRER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled635

PONCE

Puerto Rico

SHELDON RABIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled598

FLUSHING

New York

ROBERT WEINREB MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled593

SAN DIEGO

California

IRINA PANKOVA DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled570

BROOKLYN

New York

FERNANDO SILVA OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled567

MIAMI

Florida

HECTOR VILLARRUBIA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled562

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

HENRY MCQUIRTER O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled559

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ILONA GENIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled548

BROOKLYN

New York

BRIAN CAVALLARO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled535

FRESNO

California

FRED MANN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled532

MIAMI

Florida

NATALIO IZQUIERDO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled526

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ISIDORO ZARCO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled511

MIAMI

Florida

CESAR QUINONES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled503

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico