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Prescriber Checkup

Prescribers of FORTEO in California

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOSH WENG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled421

ARCADIA

California

GILBERT GELFAND M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled350

DOWNEY

California

SONWOO LEE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled322

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES KAYVANFAR M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled312

NEWHALL

California

RICHARD FAUSEL DO

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled287

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

XIAOGUANG HUANG M.D., PHD.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled273

OAKLAND

California

ZONGLANG TSAI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

TORRANCE

California

MICHAEL GORDON M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Claims Filled225

NEWPORT BEACH

California

NOUNE PASHINIAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled220

GLENDALE

California

RAIF TAWAKOL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled211

MERCED

California

WAGDY KADES M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled207

LOS ANGELES

California

RUBEN HERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled191

LANCASTER

California

CARLOS ALVAREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled191

BAKERSFIELD

California

BRIAN HUH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled190

LOS ANGELES

California

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled186

SAN GABRIEL

California

ASHIQ PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled185

LANCASTER

California

HEATHER HOFFLICH DO

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled178

LA JOLLA

California

ANTHONY YANG M.D

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled176

ALHAMBRA

California

VERNON FONG M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled166

SAN FRANCISCO

California

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled162

BEVERLY HILLS

California

RONALD RUBY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled159

MANHATTAN BEACH

California

MARK SONG MD, PHD

Nephrology

Claims Filled159

LOS ANGELES

California

AFSHINE EMRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled153

TARZANA

California

BRIGID FREYNE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled152

MURRIETA

California

ROBERT WIELENGA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled151

DOWNEY

California

Sources

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