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AVODART

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

1.6M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 177 of 3238

$304M
Retail Cost

Rank: 79 of 3238

293,723
Patients

Rank: 226 of 3238

103,209
Prescribers

Rank: 232 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 39,421 229,818 $40.3M
New York 28,614 157,917 $30.6M
Florida 28,452 140,659 $27.4M
Texas 22,114 108,763 $21.4M
Pennsylvania 15,839 88,815 $16.8M
New Jersey 13,087 61,322 $13.8M
Illinois 10,308 55,286 $10.7M
North Carolina 8,704 50,197 $8.71M
Ohio 10,184 49,254 $9.98M
Georgia 7,022 40,792 $7.03M
Michigan 8,946 38,272 $9.27M
Virginia 7,297 36,488 $7.32M
Tennessee 6,123 33,323 $5.81M
Missouri 5,522 31,703 $5.61M
Indiana 5,973 29,367 $6.11M
Kentucky 4,915 29,003 $4.98M
Alabama 4,721 27,274 $4.62M
Louisiana 4,150 26,105 $4.12M
South Carolina 4,147 21,769 $4.02M
Arizona 4,798 21,387 $4.66M
Mississippi 2,996 19,726 $2.87M
Connecticut 3,945 19,405 $4.11M
Washington 3,801 18,753 $3.76M
Wisconsin 3,259 18,337 $3.51M
Iowa 2,452 17,090 $2.63M
Oklahoma 3,222 16,415 $3.28M
Minnesota 3,269 15,931 $3.6M
Arkansas 2,455 15,755 $2.44M
Maryland 3,649 15,704 $3.79M
West Virginia 2,808 14,620 $2.88M
Massachusetts 2,678 14,257 $2.89M
Colorado 2,689 13,675 $2.69M
Kansas 1,982 12,075 $2.03M
Oregon 2,349 11,925 $2.41M
Nebraska 1,661 11,676 $1.82M
Nevada 1,676 7,578 $1.61M
New Mexico 1,537 7,510 $1.5M
Hawaii 1,372 7,447 $1.54M
Utah 1,407 6,576 $1.3M
North Dakota 1,010 6,385 $1.07M
South Dakota 835 5,436 $873K
Montana 916 5,343 $958K
Maine 897 4,307 $976K
Idaho 785 4,210 $758K
Rhode Island 640 4,036 $672K
Delaware 1,032 3,985 $1.09M
New Hampshire 539 2,756 $576K
Alaska 419 2,238 $447K
Wyoming 331 1,836 $339K
Vermont 329 1,655 $360K
District of Columbia 349 1,327 $305K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for AVODART

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHARLES KRAUS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled551

CANTON

Ohio

MICHAEL DATTOLI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled551

SARASOTA

Florida

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled548

SAN GABRIEL

California

GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled548

NEW YORK

New York

HENRY RUIZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled545

EDINBURG

Texas

GEORGE HURT M.D.

Pediatric Urology

Claims Filled536

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

IGOR SERGEYEV M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled527

BROOKLYN

New York

LUIS MAGGIOLO M.D

Urology

Claims Filled527

CORAL GABLES

Florida

HERBERT KONKOFF MD

Urology

Claims Filled517

SAN FRANCISCO

California

DAVID TAYLOR M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled513

MORRISTOWN

New Jersey

ARNOLD SHOLDER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled512

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

MANISH SHAH MD

Urology

Claims Filled511

GADSDEN

Alabama

MARK LIERZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled508

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

BEHNAM SHENASSA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled508

EAGLE ROCK

California

HARRY BIGLEY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled508

COLONIAL HEIGHTS

Virginia

ALDO GHOBRIEL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled503

ROCKWALL

Texas

FREDRICK WOLK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled501

TORRANCE

California

JOHN KASPAR M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled495

RALEIGH

North Carolina

JOHN KOWALCZYK DO

Urology

Claims Filled491

LOS ANGELES

California

GLENN GANGI MD

Urology

Claims Filled491

MULLINS

South Carolina

COSME GOMEZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled489

MIAMI

Florida

MATTHEW TOBIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled488

NEPTUNE

New Jersey

GHASOUB HARB MD

Urology

Claims Filled487

DAVENPORT

Iowa

JACK BAKER DO

Urology

Claims Filled487

CANTON

Ohio

AVELINO PINON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled486

MIAMI

Florida