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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
STEPHEN PIERCY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled781

FORT DODGE

Iowa

RUBEN RAMIREZ M.D.,F.A.C.S.

Urology

Claims Filled754

MONTEREY PARK

California

KULDIP BEHNIWAL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled736

FRESNO

California

LARRY TETSOTI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled732

BROOKLYN

New York

FRANCISCO CARPIO M.D.,

Specialist

Claims Filled731

MIAMI

Florida

RICHARD HARKAWAY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled727

PHILA

Pennsylvania

ARMEN KASSABIAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled723

BURBANK

California

FREDRICK WOLK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled696

TORRANCE

California

JERRY SINGER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled692

LAKE WORTH

Florida

SZE LEE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled692

GLENDALE

California

MANUEL CAMACHO M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled679

MIAMI

Florida

ISRAEL BERGER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled677

SKOKIE

Illinois

LUIS MAGGIOLO M.D

Urology

Claims Filled675

CORAL GABLES

Florida

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled667

ROSEMEAD

California

BARTON TANENBAUM MD

Urology

Claims Filled632

LOS ANGELES

California

MISAK ABDULIAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled629

LOS ANGELES

California

VITALY RAYKHMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled628

BROOKLYN

New York

COSME GOMEZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled623

MIAMI

Florida

CHINH HUYNH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled614

WESTMINSTER

California

GENE MEISENBERG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled609

BROOKLYN

New York

GEORGE HURT M.D.

Pediatric Urology

Claims Filled595

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

ARTHUR PINTO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled595

TRUMBULL

Connecticut

WUHUA JING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled589

NEW YORK

New York

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled586

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

FRANK TORTORA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled582

CARY

North Carolina