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Prescriber Checkup » AVANDIA

AVANDIA

Treats type 2 diabetes. Used together with proper diet and exercise to help control blood sugar. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

429K
Medicare Part D Claims
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 AVANDIA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM SWEET M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled268

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled187

SAN GABRIEL

California

LIANA VOLPE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled160

SUN VALLEY

California

MANUELA MENDES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

TERRI JERKINS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled138

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SUDHIR BANSAL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled123

WARWICK

Rhode Island

SAI-SUN HO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

SAN FRANCISCO

California

GEORGE GOULD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled111

LENOIR

North Carolina

ROBERTO ILLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

CHICO

California

JOSE BAUTISTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

SANGER

California

SAMUEL KING M. D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled91

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

DAVID SISAM DO

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled85

HOUMA

Louisiana

JOSE ROCAMORA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled83

EL CENTRO

California

SIDDHARTH JANI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

MOUNT CARMEL

Illinois

SAMUEL ROMERO-RAMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

EL PASO

Texas

JUDY TRAVIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

DEMOPOLIS

Alabama

RICHARD KLUG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

MC COOK

Nebraska

MICHAEL KAZAK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

SANTA MARIA

California

ABDULMASSIH ABDULMASSIH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

SKOKIE

Illinois

THOMAS SARGERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

HAMILTON

Ohio

LOUIS OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

WOODVILLE

Mississippi

ALEXANDER COHEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

DARLINGTON

South Carolina

MIGUEL MOLINAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

MOHAMMAD IBRAHIM MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled63

WEST PATERSON

New Jersey

CARY METTETAL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

SARDIS

Mississippi