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Prescriber Checkup

AZOR

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

340K
Medicare Part D Claims
$62.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 50,180 $8.41M
New York 35,352 $6.55M
Florida 30,078 $5.66M
Texas 23,889 $4.69M
New Jersey 20,844 $4.47M
Pennsylvania 18,303 $3.25M
North Carolina 12,511 $2.13M
Georgia 11,937 $2.02M
Ohio 11,149 $2.1M
Louisiana 10,802 $1.76M
Illinois 9,736 $1.89M
Mississippi 7,592 $1.19M
Tennessee 7,175 $1.29M
Connecticut 6,811 $1.44M
Indiana 5,780 $1.14M
Kentucky 5,762 $1.14M
Michigan 5,585 $1.17M
South Carolina 5,570 $993K
Virginia 5,565 $1.04M
Arizona 4,859 $1.04M
Missouri 4,752 $843K
Alabama 4,556 $748K
Maryland 4,344 $969K
West Virginia 4,173 $762K
Arkansas 4,025 $642K
Oklahoma 3,409 $633K
Wisconsin 2,938 $556K
Hawaii 2,852 $524K
Kansas 1,867 $352K
Massachusetts 1,755 $326K
Washington 1,712 $342K
Colorado 1,407 $278K
Nebraska 1,387 $246K
Rhode Island 1,337 $220K
Nevada 1,178 $246K
Oregon 1,154 $224K
Delaware 1,150 $280K
Iowa 973 $169K
Utah 741 $156K
District of Columbia 675 $130K
Maine 660 $134K
Idaho 636 $124K
New Mexico 627 $134K
Minnesota 588 $128K
South Dakota 467 $88.4K
North Dakota 339 $61.6K
Wyoming 315 $56.4K
New Hampshire 296 $57.7K
Montana 192 $36.4K
Vermont 99 $23.5K
Alaska 51 $12.6K
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 AZOR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL ROSEMORE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HUEYTOWN

Alabama

MOUSSA FAMININI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

ENCINO

California

JOHN FIGEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

STEUBENVILLE

Ohio

SERGIO VEGA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

ATUL SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINTERSVILLE

Ohio

LISA FERRARO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PATERSON

New Jersey

BHASKAR PALEKAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEWES

Delaware

ALFRED HUTCHESON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MADISON

Mississippi

CLIVE OTSUKA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HONOLULU

Hawaii

CHRISTOPHER WONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROSEMEAD

California

ROSA CALDERON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

UNION CITY

New Jersey

PARESH SHUKLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

UNION CITY

New Jersey

JIMMY WONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

A CALUSIC DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

DENING ZHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

MAYER RASHTIAN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

PASADENA

California

DEVENDRA AMIN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

EASTON

Pennsylvania

MUIN DUGOM M.D., FACP

General Practice

Claims Filled50

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

HELAR CAMPOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW LONDON

Connecticut

GARY WEINGARDEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

RICHARDSON

Texas

JEFFREY REDNOR D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TRENTON

New Jersey

DENNIS SCHANK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BARTO

Pennsylvania

KARL CHEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAST BRUNSWICK

New Jersey

KIN LAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

PRANAY BHATT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BLOOMFIELD

New Jersey