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Prescriber Checkup

Prescribers of OXYCONTIN in Massachusetts

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
FATHALLA MASHALI MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled796

WINCHESTER

Massachusetts

ALLISON GORSKI MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled480

N DARTMOUTH

Massachusetts

JUDITH HARRISON NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled354

BRIGHTON

Massachusetts

JENNIFER LUSSIER PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled303

N DARTMOUTH

Massachusetts

DINA MELLO NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled286

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

ANTHONY EATON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled239

METHUEN

Massachusetts

WILLIAM GUPTILL MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled233

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

RICHARD PERKINS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

SOMERSET

Massachusetts

IAN RIVERA-COLON MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled215

N DARTMOUTH

Massachusetts

KATHERINE NYCZ APRN

Registered Nurse, Gerontology

Claims Filled208

WALTHAM

Massachusetts

FERNANDO JAYMA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled181

LUDLOW

Massachusetts

MARY JANE ESTRADA NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled171

DORCHESTER

Massachusetts

AHMET DIRICAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled171

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

GREGORY PARK M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled164

WEST SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

CLAUDE BOROWSKY M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled153

WEST SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

JULIE L'HEUREUX NP

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled146

WEST SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

DANILO FUNA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

ATHOL

Massachusetts

EDGAR ROSS MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled142

BOSTON

Massachusetts

WILLIAM PACHAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled128

BOSTON

Massachusetts

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

WESTON

Massachusetts

EDWARD MICHNA MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled123

BOSTON

Massachusetts

KENNETH AQUILINO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

HOLYOKE

Massachusetts

KATHERINE VAN NP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled121

BROCKTON

Massachusetts

ROBERTO SALVA-OTERO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

SOUTH HADLEY

Massachusetts

JOHN MAPILI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled113

MIDDLEBORO

Massachusetts

Sources

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