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Prescriber Checkup » METHYLPREDNISOLONE

METHYLPREDNISOLONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.18M
Medicare Part D Claims
$55.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 268,116 $6.72M
Texas 181,665 $4.45M
Pennsylvania 125,521 $3.2M
California 113,808 $3.68M
Ohio 111,648 $2.68M
New York 102,092 $2.93M
Tennessee 87,704 $2.1M
Georgia 82,342 $2M
Illinois 80,526 $2.04M
New Jersey 71,717 $1.89M
Michigan 70,217 $1.78M
Alabama 66,269 $1.62M
Kentucky 62,940 $1.52M
Missouri 58,691 $1.43M
Louisiana 57,245 $1.39M
Indiana 51,650 $1.29M
North Carolina 50,046 $1.29M
Oklahoma 46,252 $1.16M
Mississippi 41,751 $993K
Arizona 41,422 $968K
Virginia 40,293 $1.03M
Arkansas 29,673 $733K
South Carolina 27,455 $696K
West Virginia 26,311 $637K
Maryland 26,245 $690K
Massachusetts 22,332 $654K
Minnesota 21,240 $572K
Wisconsin 21,026 $536K
Nevada 20,987 $502K
Connecticut 20,293 $553K
Washington 18,686 $504K
Kansas 17,723 $428K
Colorado 14,281 $357K
Iowa 13,856 $342K
Nebraska 9,611 $238K
Oregon 9,181 $271K
New Mexico 8,035 $212K
Utah 7,867 $220K
Idaho 6,781 $179K
New Hampshire 6,547 $187K
Montana 6,051 $166K
Rhode Island 5,736 $148K
Maine 5,493 $158K
South Dakota 5,037 $125K
Delaware 4,882 $123K
Hawaii 3,848 $121K
Wyoming 3,423 $85.8K
North Dakota 2,759 $71.2K
Vermont 2,612 $73.7K
District of Columbia 1,253 $32.7K
Alaska 933 $24.5K
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 »

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Top prescribers for METHYLPREDNISOLONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GURPREET PADDA M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled249

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

PEDRO MONROIG QUILES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled248

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ALDO BERETTA MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled246

BONITA SPRINGS

Florida

JOHN MOORE M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled245

PINEHURST

North Carolina

STEPHEN SYLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled244

TELL CITY

Indiana

STEVEN GROFF M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled244

YORK

Pennsylvania

GEORGE WILSON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled244

LISBON

Ohio

KENNETH TAYLOR M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled244

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

GREGORY FOUNDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

MANY

Louisiana

GERALD EISENBERG MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled242

MORTON GROVE

Illinois

RAVI BHALLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled241

PEORIA

Arizona

CARLOS ROMERO RAMOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

ANGELES

Puerto Rico

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

UNION CITY

New Jersey

JOHN PINTO MD FCCP

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled237

HENDERSON

Nevada

ERIC POSTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled236

SWEETWATER

Tennessee

JOHN FAIRBANKS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled235

VIDALIA

Louisiana

KRISHNA RAI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled235

ELMORE

Ohio

MICHAEL MCGRADY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled234

ALLIANCE

Ohio

CAROLYN BAUTISTA A.R.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled234

HOMOSASSA

Florida

PRITPAL SANDHU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled234

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

RAJAN SAREEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

FORT MYERS

Florida

DANIEL BARNETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

GRANDVIEW

Missouri

CRUZ FANA-SOUCHET MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

DUNEDIN

Florida

FRANCISCO JIMENEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled229

UPLAND

California

THOMAS MANDAT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled228

PARMA

Ohio