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Prescriber Checkup

AZOR

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

407K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 377 of 3238

$88.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 230 of 3238

75,188
Patients

Rank: 440 of 3238

41,502
Prescribers

Rank: 420 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 9,134 54,616 $10.6M
New York 8,669 45,559 $10.1M
Texas 6,897 34,729 $7.9M
Florida 6,365 31,691 $7.08M
New Jersey 5,286 25,065 $6.34M
Pennsylvania 3,376 19,921 $4.2M
North Carolina 2,820 16,504 $3.24M
Georgia 2,551 14,738 $2.88M
Louisiana 2,153 12,486 $2.37M
Ohio 2,299 12,033 $2.71M
Illinois 2,071 10,690 $2.5M
Tennessee 1,879 9,604 $2.06M
Mississippi 1,415 8,633 $1.55M
Michigan 1,914 8,417 $2.29M
Indiana 1,629 7,768 $1.91M
Connecticut 1,464 7,513 $1.8M
Kentucky 1,310 6,868 $1.56M
Virginia 1,278 6,704 $1.49M
South Carolina 1,185 6,394 $1.32M
Alabama 986 6,177 $1.17M
Missouri 1,039 5,753 $1.21M
Arizona 1,196 5,437 $1.38M
Maryland 1,199 5,252 $1.39M
Arkansas 747 4,597 $842K
West Virginia 829 4,587 $987K
Oklahoma 716 3,749 $813K
Wisconsin 691 3,633 $823K
Hawaii 591 3,174 $683K
Massachusetts 367 2,024 $437K
Kansas 417 2,006 $451K
Washington 373 1,797 $424K
Delaware 454 1,790 $547K
Nevada 371 1,662 $392K
Nebraska 244 1,551 $311K
Colorado 307 1,535 $352K
Rhode Island 210 1,337 $253K
Iowa 216 1,332 $270K
Oregon 214 1,075 $242K
Utah 182 863 $199K
District of Columbia 191 847 $193K
New Mexico 133 755 $167K
Idaho 128 671 $143K
Maine 111 617 $145K
Minnesota 125 574 $143K
South Dakota 80 458 $99.4K
North Dakota 74 440 $93.5K
Wyoming 52 319 $71.5K
New Hampshire 64 308 $68.7K
Montana 61 274 $61.6K
Vermont 22 117 $26.2K
Alaska 16 59 $18.1K
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 AZOR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,499

LOS ANGELES

California

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled951

LOS ANGELES

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled883

LOS ANGELES

California

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled788

LOS ANGELES

California

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled622

MONTEREY PARK

California

JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled487

CERRITOS

California

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled473

ALHAMBRA

California

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled414

WESTLAND

Michigan

JOHN SAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled405

LOS ANGELES

California

CHUNG NG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled393

LOS ANGELES

California

THANH NGUYEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled378

GARDEN GROVE

California

WAN YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled363

MONTEREY PARK

California

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled344

LOS ANGELES

California

BENJAMIN WU

Specialist

Claims Filled342

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEXANDER SALERNO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled332

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled323

LOS ANGELES

California

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled311

LOS ANGELES

California

RANDEEP SUNEJA MD, FACC,FSCAI, FCCP

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled293

KATY

Texas

DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled280

GLENDALE

California

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled278

LOS ANGELES

California

RAHAT ABBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled274

BELLE GLADE

Florida

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled271

BEVERLY HILLS

California

RICARDO CORDIDO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled269

HAMDEN

Connecticut

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled266

MONTEREY PARK

California

TAO DUONG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled264

WESTMINSTER

California