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GEMFIBROZIL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.15M
Medicare Part D Claims
$54.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 251,839 $6.16M
Florida 175,184 $4.12M
Texas 131,439 $3.49M
New York 109,603 $2.68M
Pennsylvania 93,852 $2.45M
Ohio 84,737 $2.42M
Tennessee 73,515 $1.75M
Michigan 65,728 $1.84M
Illinois 65,693 $1.69M
Missouri 61,807 $1.56M
North Carolina 59,617 $1.53M
Arizona 58,977 $1.48M
Georgia 56,225 $1.38M
Wisconsin 53,735 $1.54M
Minnesota 49,493 $1.41M
Kentucky 46,594 $1.1M
Indiana 45,627 $1.21M
Massachusetts 44,790 $1.18M
Alabama 43,257 $1M
Virginia 40,624 $1.05M
Iowa 40,010 $953K
Washington 37,203 $950K
Louisiana 36,657 $871K
Oklahoma 36,036 $909K
Arkansas 29,458 $697K
South Carolina 26,990 $702K
Oregon 26,786 $661K
Colorado 26,717 $710K
New Jersey 26,566 $712K
Kansas 25,634 $638K
Mississippi 24,724 $549K
West Virginia 20,180 $486K
Nevada 19,176 $438K
New Mexico 19,108 $513K
Maryland 17,420 $511K
Connecticut 14,670 $386K
Nebraska 12,950 $301K
Idaho 12,124 $308K
Maine 10,859 $300K
South Dakota 10,344 $248K
Rhode Island 9,841 $234K
Montana 9,709 $236K
Hawaii 9,555 $286K
New Hampshire 7,877 $207K
Utah 7,654 $199K
North Dakota 7,551 $197K
Vermont 4,344 $130K
Wyoming 3,926 $101K
Delaware 3,291 $97.8K
Alaska 1,546 $36.5K
District of Columbia 1,064 $24.9K
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 GEMFIBROZIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
YAN SUAREZ MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled688

BRONX

New York

NAVIN SARAN M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled519

ANAHEIM

California

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled503

MIAMI

Florida

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled476

MONTEREY PARK

California

CHINH HUYNH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled460

WESTMINSTER

California

DANIEL PARK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled454

WOODSIDE

New York

HUMBERTO FLORIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled438

LOS ANGELES

California

RAMON GUTIERREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled435

MIAMI

Florida

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled410

ROSEMEAD

California

JAMES LIU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled401

SAN GABRIEL

California

Y SIDDIQ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled401

AUSTELL

Georgia

IMHONA EKO-ISENALUMHE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled399

WINCHESTER

Tennessee

JONATHAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled399

LONG BEACH

California

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled381

MIAMI

Florida

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled371

GRUNDY

Virginia

PANKAJ SRIVASTAVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled369

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

THOMAS SPARKMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled366

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

ABHAY KEMKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled366

SPARTA

Tennessee

BERTHA GONZALEZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled364

MONTEBELLO

California

KAUSHIK AMIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled359

CONYERS

Georgia

STANLEY COLLINS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled343

HOPE

Arkansas

DAVID PHILLIPS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled341

SEMMES

Alabama

NESTOR UNGER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled324

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

MANUEL MATEO LOPEZ 11772

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled323

TOA ALTA

Puerto Rico

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled320

ST PETERSBURG

Florida