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Prescriber Checkup » FLUOCINONIDE

FLUOCINONIDE

Treats many skin disorders. Also relieves pain, itching, and swelling caused by skin diseases. This medicine is a corticosteroid. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

504K
Medicare Part D Claims
$15.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 194,327 $4.03M
New York 87,417 $1.64M
Florida 52,775 $878K
Texas 37,802 $652K
Ohio 30,044 $552K
Pennsylvania 27,830 $512K
North Carolina 22,117 $400K
New Jersey 21,511 $374K
Massachusetts 19,679 $373K
Illinois 18,633 $338K
Virginia 17,032 $310K
Michigan 16,439 $327K
Indiana 15,912 $324K
Georgia 15,671 $271K
Tennessee 14,785 $261K
Maryland 14,582 $330K
Arizona 14,347 $220K
Minnesota 13,523 $287K
Colorado 12,130 $240K
Washington 12,122 $220K
Missouri 10,126 $179K
Kentucky 9,769 $176K
Wisconsin 9,633 $201K
Alabama 9,061 $153K
Oregon 8,735 $157K
Louisiana 8,443 $149K
Iowa 8,292 $148K
Connecticut 7,343 $126K
South Carolina 7,309 $133K
Arkansas 7,239 $136K
Puerto Rico 5,772 $113K
Kansas 5,415 $93.7K
Nevada 5,143 $94.2K
West Virginia 4,847 $83K
Oklahoma 4,834 $86.5K
Mississippi 4,774 $86.8K
New Mexico 4,335 $78K
Nebraska 4,206 $73.1K
Hawaii 4,064 $76.9K
Maine 3,761 $61.3K
Utah 3,067 $53.5K
Idaho 2,919 $53.4K
District of Columbia 2,751 $67.4K
Rhode Island 2,390 $38K
New Hampshire 2,308 $35.1K
Delaware 1,870 $37.7K
Montana 1,818 $36.1K
South Dakota 1,640 $31.9K
Vermont 1,404 $22.5K
North Dakota 969 $18.3K
Alaska 599 $11.5K
Wyoming 573 $10.9K
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 FLUOCINONIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN ESTRADA MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Medical Specialty

Claims Filled396

LOS ANGELES

California

ALIREZA TORCHIZY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled395

ENCINO

California

KENNETH ALPERN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled379

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California

STEPHEN LEVITT M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled367

DAYTON

Ohio

PAUL CHU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled366

SAN FRANCISCO

California

GENNADY RUBINSTEIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled360

STUDIO CITY

California

LEON SCHWARTZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled359

SAN BERNARDINO

California

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled356

LOS ANGELES

California

MANOUCHEHR RASHTI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled349

LOS ANGELES

California

BRIAN BONOMO PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled348

LECANTO

Florida

JOSEPH SEBER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled345

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

CHARLES GROPPER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled342

BRONX

New York

DOUGLAS PAY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled341

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

TIMOTHY SALMON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled336

PEORIA

Arizona

MICHAEL SHARKEY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled335

DUBLIN

Georgia

NORMAN LEVINE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled334

TUCSON

Arizona

BRUCE PARK MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled329

LA PALMA

California

PERRY SCALLAN M.D.F.A.C.P

Specialist

Claims Filled328

BLAIRSVILLE

Georgia

DAVID COHEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled324

HEWLETT

New York

SONG CHO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled323

LOS ANGELES

California

ANTHONY HUYNH MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled322

EL CENTRO

California

BERTRAM KAPLAN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled321

WEST MEMPHIS

Arkansas

GABRIEL HALPERIN DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled321

LOS ANGELES

California

PETER LIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled319

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ANDREW LAZAR M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled319

MODESTO

California