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Prescriber Checkup

AZOPT

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

569K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 316 of 3238

$86.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 234 of 3238

151,502
Patients

Rank: 329 of 3238

38,072
Prescribers

Rank: 434 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 20,792 80,265 $12.4M
New York 14,306 56,153 $8.61M
Florida 12,460 46,895 $7.05M
Texas 11,403 39,664 $6.12M
Pennsylvania 7,107 26,423 $3.93M
Illinois 5,784 21,078 $3.2M
North Carolina 5,362 20,345 $2.99M
New Jersey 5,320 19,660 $3.07M
Michigan 4,816 17,015 $2.76M
Ohio 4,265 14,252 $2.27M
Georgia 3,821 13,443 $1.99M
Massachusetts 3,247 12,511 $1.96M
Missouri 2,844 10,303 $1.55M
Virginia 2,832 9,800 $1.54M
Wisconsin 2,532 9,099 $1.4M
Louisiana 2,443 8,836 $1.29M
Arizona 2,857 8,809 $1.47M
Indiana 2,532 8,661 $1.36M
Tennessee 2,475 8,586 $1.31M
Washington 2,437 8,286 $1.27M
Iowa 2,063 7,719 $1.1M
Connecticut 2,140 7,551 $1.15M
Maryland 2,241 7,475 $1.19M
Minnesota 2,053 7,419 $1.11M
South Carolina 1,900 6,910 $1.01M
Oregon 1,790 6,304 $963K
Alabama 1,546 5,574 $817K
Mississippi 1,370 5,078 $718K
Oklahoma 1,442 5,022 $761K
Kentucky 1,379 4,838 $754K
Colorado 1,180 3,983 $634K
Arkansas 1,049 3,861 $550K
West Virginia 913 3,286 $506K
Kansas 942 3,145 $474K
Maine 915 3,083 $484K
Nebraska 776 2,825 $404K
Hawaii 638 2,440 $377K
New Hampshire 602 2,192 $340K
Nevada 663 2,185 $351K
Utah 636 2,037 $313K
New Mexico 558 1,989 $295K
Rhode Island 423 1,723 $245K
Delaware 490 1,577 $259K
Idaho 482 1,568 $242K
Montana 360 1,315 $188K
North Dakota 380 1,299 $183K
District of Columbia 326 1,096 $176K
Vermont 292 1,093 $167K
South Dakota 294 1,047 $149K
Wyoming 91 267 $41.7K
Alaska 71 221 $35.7K
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 AZOPT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEPHEN GOODE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled292

FORT WORTH

Texas

COURTLAND SCHMIDT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled290

BALA CYNWYD

Pennsylvania

MARY PRICE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled289

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

JEROME LEVY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled287

BRONX

New York

DAVID PINHAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled286

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSE CARRO SOTO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled285

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

M HALL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled284

MARSHALL

Texas

JOSEPH PHAM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled284

TACOMA

Washington

EDWARD SUNG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled283

WHEATON

Illinois

NIKHIL WAGLE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled280

SILVIS

Illinois

PAUL LAMA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled280

NEWARK

New Jersey

LEONARD RAPPAPORT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled278

PORTSMOUTH

Virginia

JEFFREY WINSTON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled278

FULLERTON

California

MATTHEW WILLETT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled278

KENT

Ohio

ROBERTO ROIZENBLATT M.D., PH.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled278

MONTEBELLO

California

LES SIEGEL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled277

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

HAMID MANI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled277

CHULA VISTA

California

RAJU SARWAL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled276

BRENTWOOD

New York

GORDON MONTGOMERY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled275

NATIONAL CITY

California

ADAM LISH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled275

BROOKLYN

New York

HOWARD GREENE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled275

FLORENCE

South Carolina

RON GALLEMORE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled274

TORRANCE

California

THOMAS GRAUL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled274

LINCOLN

Nebraska

HANS KIM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled273

LOS ANGELES

California

OMAR DUKAR M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled273

EVANSVILLE

Indiana