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Prescriber Checkup

Prescribers of OXYCONTIN in South Dakota

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
DAVID WELCH PA

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled237

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

JANE GLANZER CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled225

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

CRAIG MILLS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled170

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

PERCY GOLSON P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled164

ABERDEEN

South Dakota

CHRISTOPHER DIETRICH MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled146

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

NICHOLAS FERNANDO PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled128

DAKOTA DUNES

South Dakota

PATRICK RETTERATH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled110

WATERTOWN

South Dakota

JOHN HANSEN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled103

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

DANIEL CECIL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

BROOKINGS

South Dakota

FREDERICK FISHER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled73

DAKOTA DUNES

South Dakota

MYUNG CHO MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled72

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

DAVID EVANS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

JAMES BARKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

SYED SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

VIBORG

South Dakota

CANDACE ZEIGLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

DARRELL PLUMAGE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

PIERRE

South Dakota

SUSAN FANTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

YANKTON

South Dakota

BRETT LAWLOR MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled54

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

NICOLAS VAN ES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

BRANDON

South Dakota

JAMES BOWMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

Sources

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