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SANTYL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

434K
Medicare Part D Claims
$54.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 60,126 $7.47M
California 38,860 $4.64M
Florida 35,023 $4.51M
Pennsylvania 31,297 $3.87M
New Jersey 30,267 $3.63M
Texas 28,275 $3.59M
Illinois 22,669 $2.63M
Ohio 16,025 $2.45M
Missouri 11,775 $1.67M
Georgia 11,737 $1.49M
North Carolina 11,173 $1.46M
Michigan 11,002 $1.48M
Louisiana 10,436 $1.29M
Maryland 10,165 $1.34M
Virginia 9,302 $1.09M
Indiana 9,213 $1.06M
Tennessee 8,502 $1.04M
Alabama 7,134 $948K
Kentucky 6,846 $808K
Oklahoma 6,497 $788K
Massachusetts 6,422 $702K
Mississippi 5,503 $711K
Wisconsin 5,059 $557K
Connecticut 4,744 $521K
South Carolina 4,558 $548K
Arizona 3,420 $378K
Arkansas 3,100 $386K
Nevada 2,327 $281K
Kansas 2,293 $370K
Minnesota 2,110 $296K
West Virginia 2,003 $232K
Iowa 1,898 $213K
Washington 1,877 $223K
District of Columbia 1,867 $249K
Colorado 1,757 $178K
Delaware 1,533 $172K
Rhode Island 1,258 $138K
New Mexico 1,091 $124K
Hawaii 825 $102K
Nebraska 686 $79.8K
New Hampshire 678 $72.4K
Oregon 664 $68.9K
Maine 511 $55.6K
South Dakota 372 $43.9K
North Dakota 290 $35.9K
Vermont 250 $29.2K
Idaho 239 $24.2K
Utah 229 $25.3K
Alaska 158 $19.6K
Montana 147 $16K
Wyoming 64 $6,486
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 SANTYL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled275

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled275

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

PANKAJ JOSHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled272

PALM HARBOR

Florida

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled270

BUSHNELL

Florida

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled266

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ERIK SOIFERMAN D.O., F.A.C.O.I.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

MERION STATION

Pennsylvania

CARMEL PERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled262

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled260

COLUMBUS

Georgia

TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled256

JACKSON

Mississippi

ASHRAF ESKANDER MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled256

SAN BERNARDINO

California

JOAN CHANG D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled255

BUFFALO

New York

SURESH NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RAJ MATHUR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled250

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

ORLANDO CARPIO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled247

MIDDLE VILLAGE

New York

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled243

AUGUSTA

Georgia

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

DIMYAN BALIKCIOGLU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

BRONX

New York

ARUN GROVER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

PIERRE BRUTUS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

BROOKLYN

New York

WAGDY GIRGIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled231

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID MYERS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

METAIRIE

Louisiana

RAJENDRA GOGIA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled227

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

JOAQUIN MENDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

ANTONIO NORIEGA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled226

CRESTWOOD

Illinois

DAVID JONES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled225

NEWTOWN SQUARE

Pennsylvania