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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
WALFORD LINDO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

BROOKLYN

New York

BENJAMIN WU

Specialist

Claims Filled169

BROOKLYN

New York

YEVGENIA ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

BROOKLYN

New York

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

BROOKLYN

New York

LLEWELLYN SIMON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled163

LAKE PROVIDENCE

Louisiana

VINCENT HO M.D.

Claims Filled161

LANCASTER

California

THAI NGUYEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled161

WESTMINSTER

California

CHUNG BUI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

WESTMINSTER

California

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled158

MONTEREY PARK

California

JOHNNY GATES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

DALLAS

Texas

JONATHAN CHANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

BROOKLYN

New York

OKSANA LEVITANSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

BROOKLYN

New York

HUN KANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

LOS ANGELES

California

GILDA DE LA CALLE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled153

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSE ORTIZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled153

NEW YORK

New York

THERESA THANH NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled152

WESTMINSTER

California

RIAZ SIRAJUDDIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled151

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

YELENA MAZURSKAYA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled149

BROOKLYN

New York

JUNHO LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

FLUSHING

New York

CHRYSOLOGUE GAKUBA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled145

PIKESVILLE

Maryland

PERRY LAI FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled145

LOS ANGELES

California

DAYSI BAEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

REGO PARK

New York

INNA PILDYSH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

BROOKLYN

New York

SHI-YIN WONG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled140

LOS ANGELES

California

ANDREW KIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled140

LOS ANGELES

California