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Prescriber Checkup » ESTRADIOL

ESTRADIOL

Replaces estrogen that decreases with menopause or removal of the ovaries. Also prevents osteoporosis and treats advanced prostate or advanced breast cancer in certain men and women. This medicine is an estrogen, which is a female hormone. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.03M
Medicare Part D Claims
$22.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 191,312 $3.31M
Texas 97,282 $1.42M
Florida 87,242 $1.5M
Tennessee 71,422 $910K
Georgia 58,583 $842K
North Carolina 56,208 $822K
Washington 52,105 $721K
Oregon 44,796 $567K
Arizona 44,511 $653K
Alabama 41,656 $527K
Missouri 41,026 $523K
Ohio 40,782 $775K
Louisiana 36,357 $469K
Arkansas 36,202 $381K
Kentucky 34,515 $495K
Colorado 33,738 $544K
Oklahoma 33,374 $465K
South Carolina 31,045 $426K
Mississippi 30,310 $337K
Indiana 29,411 $467K
Michigan 28,612 $554K
New York 25,681 $585K
Illinois 25,626 $483K
Virginia 24,089 $427K
Kansas 23,228 $356K
Pennsylvania 22,697 $545K
Minnesota 18,418 $361K
Wisconsin 17,859 $328K
Nevada 15,923 $244K
Utah 15,917 $244K
Idaho 15,363 $246K
Massachusetts 11,267 $247K
Iowa 10,778 $174K
West Virginia 9,293 $160K
Nebraska 9,261 $137K
New Mexico 8,754 $138K
Connecticut 6,842 $157K
Maryland 6,635 $164K
Montana 6,219 $104K
New Jersey 5,758 $177K
Maine 4,761 $85.8K
New Hampshire 3,811 $71.5K
South Dakota 3,688 $67.9K
Hawaii 3,408 $57.3K
Wyoming 2,998 $60.4K
Puerto Rico 2,752 $74.2K
Rhode Island 2,313 $36.8K
North Dakota 1,867 $47.6K
Vermont 1,563 $26.3K
Alaska 1,539 $21.8K
Delaware 1,297 $35K
District of Columbia 663 $13.1K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for ESTRADIOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SUMER PHILLIPS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

DANNY BUTLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled163

PADUCAH

Kentucky

JOHN LARAMORE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled163

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

THOMAS POWERS M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled162

ARCADIA

California

JAMES BOOZER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled161

MODESTO

California

THOM TYLER, MD, P.A.

Gynecology

Claims Filled161

GAINESVILLE

Florida

AUGUST BRUNO M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled161

BUFFALO

New York

DEAN DAVIS M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled160

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

NANCY JONES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

GRAVETTE

Arkansas

JONATHAN ALLRED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled159

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

KEITH ROBERTS M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled159

COLONIAL HEIGHTS

Virginia

STEVEN LEICHTER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled157

COLUMBUS

Georgia

CHARLES MILES MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled157

COLUMBUS

Mississippi

WINFORD BEARDEN M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled156

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ROSANNE KAPPA M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled156

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

ARTHUR CROMARTIE M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled154

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

THOMAS ARMBRUSTER MD

Claims Filled154

SPRING HILL

Florida

DONALD PITTAWAY M.D.

Reproductive Endocrinology

Claims Filled154

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

BILJANA KOSTIC M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

BERMUDA DUNES

California

JOSEPH PRATT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled154

CORINTH

Mississippi

CALVIN BRACY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled154

PINE BLUFF

Arkansas

DANIEL MCKIEVER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled153

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

JUDITH CRABTREE NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled153

MT SHASTA

California

CAROLE JACKSON MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled153

CONWAY

Arkansas

YAHYA SABRI MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled153

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama