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Prescribers of MORPHINE SULFATE in Louisiana

Important Information About This Drug

Prescription opioids (painkillers) can help alleviate certain kinds of pain in the short term but carry serious health risks.

As many as one quarter of those receiving these drugs over a long period of time in a primary care setting struggle with addiction.

Read more about the appropriate use of these drugs and speak to your doctor about their risks.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEPHEN KATZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled829

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

RANDALL BREWER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled395

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

MICHAEL DOLE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled381

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

ALPESH PATEL MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled363

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

NANCY GERMANY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled339

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

RAMA LETCHUMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled207

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

RONALD SEGURA MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled139

COVINGTON

Louisiana

MOHAMED ELKERSH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled116

HAMMOND

Louisiana

FRED DEFRANCESCH MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled114

LA PLACE

Louisiana

ROSS NELSON MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled106

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

ARNOLD FELDMAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled104

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

PAUL HUBBELL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled102

METAIRIE

Louisiana

BRETT CHIASSON M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled100

HAMMOND

Louisiana

STEVEN STAIRES MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled93

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

MEDA COLVIN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled83

MARRERO

Louisiana

JOHN CLARK

Specialist

Claims Filled82

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

FIRAS HIJAZI M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled71

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

JONATHAN THOMPSON M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled67

COVINGTON

Louisiana

KATHLEEN MAJORS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled66

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

SANDRA WEITZ MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled64

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MATTHEW MOSURA MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled62

BOSSIER CITY

Louisiana

TARUN JOLLY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled62

KENNER

Louisiana

ROBERT GAMBLE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled61

HOUMA

Louisiana

J BURDINE MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled58

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

WALTER ELLIS M.D.

Claims Filled54

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

Sources

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; National Technical Information Service; First Databank