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AVODART

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.52M
Medicare Part D Claims
$261M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 224,893 $35.8M
New York 146,803 $24.8M
Florida 146,258 $25M
Texas 92,278 $16.5M
Pennsylvania 83,583 $14.1M
Illinois 59,199 $10.4M
New Jersey 58,379 $12M
Ohio 46,953 $8.51M
North Carolina 44,378 $7.04M
Georgia 38,616 $6.07M
Virginia 35,733 $6.25M
Michigan 30,904 $6.42M
Missouri 30,107 $4.75M
Tennessee 29,697 $4.73M
Kentucky 28,829 $4.58M
Indiana 25,459 $4.58M
Louisiana 25,263 $3.83M
Alabama 24,561 $3.66M
Mississippi 20,973 $2.94M
South Carolina 20,685 $3.5M
Arizona 20,064 $3.99M
Washington 19,235 $3.48M
Connecticut 18,288 $3.64M
Minnesota 17,776 $3.64M
Wisconsin 17,718 $3.03M
Oklahoma 17,228 $3.14M
Iowa 16,509 $2.45M
Arkansas 15,993 $2.31M
Maryland 15,032 $3.25M
West Virginia 14,387 $2.47M
Massachusetts 13,081 $2.38M
Colorado 13,059 $2.34M
Oregon 12,916 $2.3M
Kansas 12,162 $1.93M
Nebraska 11,068 $1.62M
New Mexico 7,808 $1.42M
Hawaii 7,690 $1.49M
Nevada 7,674 $1.42M
Utah 6,642 $1.21M
North Dakota 5,813 $931K
Montana 5,735 $942K
South Dakota 5,056 $783K
Idaho 4,903 $811K
Maine 4,617 $939K
Rhode Island 4,008 $601K
Delaware 2,981 $703K
New Hampshire 2,690 $507K
Alaska 2,334 $420K
Wyoming 2,226 $382K
Vermont 1,690 $344K
District of Columbia 971 $180K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for AVODART

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FELIX CHI-MING YIP M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled4,545

MONTEREY PARK

California

ALEXANDER GERSHMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,924

LOS ANGELES

California

THEODORE AFFUE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled2,133

EL CENTRO

California

YAN WOLFSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled2,023

NEW YORK

New York

LEV ELTERMAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,965

SKOKIE

Illinois

EDWARD GHEILER MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,825

HIALEAH

Florida

VLADIMIR KRICHEVSKY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,696

BROOKLYN

New York

MIKE CHIANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,625

VALDOSTA

Georgia

PHILLIP GINSBERG D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled1,449

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JUAN SUAREZ M.D. , F.A.C.S.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,357

CORAL GABLES

Florida

WEI SUN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,345

NEW YORK

New York

YULY CHALIK MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,338

BROOKLYN

New York

LI-CHIH WU MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,290

MONTEREY PARK

California

KHOI TANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,211

GARDEN GROVE

California

BENJAMIN PENG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,155

NEW YORK

New York

YIH LAI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,016

WHITTIER

California

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,005

LOS ANGELES

California

KIN LUI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled985

NEW YORK

New York

IGOR RYNDIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled964

BROOKLYN

New York

EDWIN TAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled936

MANHASSET

New York

LUKE YOON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled897

LOS ANGELES

California

EDWARD SCHATTE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled879

PASADENA

Texas

JOSE MAYMI MD

Urology

Claims Filled838

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

SIDNEY GOLDFARB MD

Urology

Claims Filled833

PRINCETON

New Jersey

ALEXIS TE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled802

NEW YORK

New York