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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
MICHAEL GLASS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled465

PARKER

Colorado

SOHEIL NIKU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled462

SIMI VALLEY

California

JORGE ECHENIQUE MD

Urology

Claims Filled462

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TERRY YEE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled461

HONOLULU

Hawaii

SURESH AMINA MD

Urology

Claims Filled461

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

DUDLEY DANOFF MD

Urology

Claims Filled461

LOS ANGELES

California

GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled461

NEW YORK

New York

ORVILLE MCLENAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled456

FREEPORT

New York

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled455

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled455

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

BERNARD LEHRHOFF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled455

WESTFIELD

New Jersey

WALTER TAUBENSLAG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled454

WHEELING

West Virginia

KAREEM ZAKI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled452

GALAX

Virginia

RICHARD IOFFREDA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled450

NORTH BRUNSWICK

New Jersey

SHAHIN DERBOGHOSSIANS MD

Urology

Claims Filled449

GLENDALE

California

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled449

SAN GABRIEL

California

MICHAEL DATTOLI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled449

SARASOTA

Florida

IGOR SERGEYEV M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled448

BROOKLYN

New York

STEVEN MAISLOS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled445

HOUSTON

Texas

RONALD CHEE-AWAI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled445

MARRERO

Louisiana

LEONID KOTKIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled443

BRIGHTON

Massachusetts

JAMES ROBERTSON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled443

BOZEMAN

Montana

VASANT BETKERUR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled442

CANTON

Ohio

JAMES CRUMB M.D.

Claims Filled441

MOBILE

Alabama

DAVID TAYLOR M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled441

MORRISTOWN

New Jersey