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CALCITRIOL

Treats low blood calcium in kidney dialysis patients and other patients. Calcitriol is a form of vitamin D. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

738K
Medicare Part D Claims
$40.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 84,958 $4.1M
New York 67,739 $3.1M
Florida 62,081 $2.9M
Pennsylvania 50,931 $2.11M
Texas 46,371 $2.26M
Ohio 45,706 $2.06M
Illinois 41,987 $1.8M
Georgia 36,957 $1.54M
North Carolina 28,574 $1.21M
Michigan 26,251 $1.4M
Tennessee 25,746 $1.01M
Massachusetts 24,378 $951K
Virginia 21,398 $964K
Arizona 20,412 $879K
Wisconsin 20,202 $801K
Washington 19,866 $884K
Minnesota 18,973 $821K
Missouri 17,355 $704K
Indiana 17,147 $756K
New Jersey 16,616 $915K
Louisiana 15,263 $675K
South Carolina 13,529 $571K
Oregon 12,460 $523K
Maryland 12,373 $644K
Iowa 11,474 $449K
Alabama 9,840 $443K
Kentucky 9,595 $430K
Connecticut 9,279 $418K
West Virginia 8,392 $372K
Puerto Rico 8,022 $331K
Oklahoma 7,880 $336K
Arkansas 7,850 $361K
Mississippi 7,763 $342K
Colorado 7,112 $339K
Kansas 5,770 $239K
Hawaii 5,343 $200K
South Dakota 5,289 $196K
New Mexico 5,180 $227K
Nevada 4,977 $231K
Nebraska 4,773 $184K
New Hampshire 4,283 $183K
Idaho 4,060 $167K
Utah 3,749 $174K
Maine 3,392 $189K
Rhode Island 3,023 $125K
Montana 2,953 $126K
North Dakota 2,245 $95.1K
Delaware 2,210 $115K
Vermont 1,646 $68.5K
Alaska 1,469 $42.7K
District of Columbia 1,363 $62.3K
Wyoming 1,032 $46.8K
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 CALCITRIOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PIOTR LAZOWSKI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled490

PLYMOUTH

Massachusetts

DANIELLE MENICHELLI CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled488

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

INDERJIT SINGH MD, FACP

Specialist

Claims Filled487

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ASAD EHTESHAM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled483

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

WILLIAM COWARDIN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled483

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

ZEIDY ROCHE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled483

FORT PIERCE

Florida

IHAB WAHBA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled482

CORVALLIS

Oregon

MUHAMMAD AKBAR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled480

MACON

Georgia

STEVEN GABRIEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled470

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

NAEEM RAHIM M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled467

POCATELLO

Idaho

PEN HONG LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled466

MONTEREY PARK

California

PAUL CHEIFETZ MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled464

GASTONIA

North Carolina

JUSTIN TEIWES M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled462

NORTH KANSAS CITY

Missouri

MOHAMED SEKKARIE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled462

BLUEFIELD

West Virginia

JOSE MONTEIRO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled457

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

AMIT FADIA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled452

TUCSON

Arizona

JOSE GARCIA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled449

CLARKSTON

Washington

NAVIN VERMA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled446

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

ROBERT SHAY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled445

AUGUSTA

Georgia

HAILU DEMISSACHEW MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled440

ROME

Georgia

ROLAND NG M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled434

HONOLULU

Hawaii

AJAY SHREENATH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled432

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

MIN CHOW MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled429

SIOUX CITY

Iowa

HENRY QUINONES MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled428

DALLAS

Texas

ARUNAS URBONAS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled425

VALDOSTA

Georgia