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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
SHANE SAMPSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

Ohio

CHRISTINE BAO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORCROSS

Georgia

DAVID PINKSTAFF MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

WACO

Texas

BEEKI KUPPUSWAMY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WASHINGTON

Georgia

ERIC JENSEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DALTON

Georgia

NASEM SAYEGH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

YONKERS

New York

MARK KAUFMAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

MONISHA CRISELL MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

MURRIETA

California

GEORGE FOURNIER MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

YANKTON

South Dakota

TAREK RAMMAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

KATHRYN KASSIN PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

DAKOTA DUNES

South Dakota

ANTHONY LACORTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GAP

Pennsylvania

JORGE SERJE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSEPH LANZONE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

DARYL WILEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

THOMSON

Georgia

PETER TAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARCADIA

California

ENRIQUE GRIEGO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MCALLEN

Texas

MICHAEL KENNEDY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CARENCRO

Louisiana

RAHUL GUPTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FAIRFIELD

Connecticut

WILLIAM CHILDS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAMSON

Alabama

ARTHUR STEVENS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SCHENECTADY

New York

LANCE CRIBLEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PANDORA

Ohio

MOHAMED HELAL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

VUONG TRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORTLAND

Oregon

ABAYOMI OSUNKOYA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE

North Carolina