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ANDROGEL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

452K
Medicare Part D Claims
$204M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 63,022 $27.3M
Florida 45,576 $20.3M
Texas 31,409 $14.1M
New York 22,265 $11M
Pennsylvania 17,724 $7.97M
Ohio 17,166 $8.26M
North Carolina 16,743 $7.46M
Georgia 13,770 $6.03M
Michigan 13,160 $6.36M
New Jersey 12,239 $6.16M
Illinois 11,987 $5.51M
Arizona 11,722 $5.4M
Tennessee 11,291 $5.05M
Massachusetts 10,505 $4.59M
Virginia 10,423 $4.85M
Missouri 9,506 $4.12M
Kentucky 9,323 $4.18M
Indiana 8,695 $3.98M
South Carolina 7,764 $3.32M
Wisconsin 7,576 $3.4M
Washington 7,405 $3.52M
Colorado 6,790 $3.12M
Louisiana 6,058 $2.54M
Alabama 5,995 $2.46M
Oklahoma 5,862 $2.47M
Minnesota 5,621 $2.67M
Oregon 5,576 $2.54M
Maryland 5,453 $2.81M
Connecticut 5,425 $2.67M
Utah 4,297 $1.88M
Nevada 3,861 $1.73M
West Virginia 3,575 $1.58M
Kansas 3,551 $1.61M
Iowa 3,465 $1.46M
New Mexico 3,277 $1.47M
Mississippi 2,727 $1.12M
Arkansas 2,575 $1.07M
Idaho 2,327 $1.05M
Maine 2,278 $1.09M
Nebraska 2,022 $866K
Hawaii 1,926 $885K
New Hampshire 1,712 $697K
Rhode Island 1,674 $654K
Delaware 1,459 $748K
Vermont 1,219 $521K
Montana 998 $431K
South Dakota 815 $355K
Wyoming 754 $355K
District of Columbia 473 $240K
North Dakota 361 $140K
Alaska 353 $193K
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 »

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Top prescribers for ANDROGEL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANGEL ALEJANDRO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled284

MIAMI

Florida

EDWARD GHEILER MD

Urology

Claims Filled274

HIALEAH

Florida

JOHN STANSELL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled244

PALM SPRINGS

California

JOHN KRUBA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled244

PALM SPRINGS

California

EMILIO LASTARRIA MD

Urology

Claims Filled207

GENEVA

New York

AVIDAH RUDBERG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled206

BROOKLYN

New York

THOMAS BUEHNER M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled205

SAN DIEGO

California

ANTHONY MILLS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

LOS ANGELES

California

GARY GOTTHELF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

PENSACOLA

Florida

MARCIA SENTENO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled183

LONG BEACH

California

ARDIS MOE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled181

LOS ANGELES

California

GARY FELDMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled181

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MICHAEL WENSLEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled178

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

MICHAEL SOMERO M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled177

PALM SPRINGS

California

NOAH LEE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled176

OAKLAND PARK

Florida

MARK SWOFFORD DO

Urology

Claims Filled175

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

GERALD LEVINE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled175

SANTA MONICA

California

PHILLIP MUSIKANTH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

LOS ANGELES

California

LARRY LIPSHULTZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled169

HOUSTON

Texas

JOSEPH CAPERNA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

SAN DIEGO

California

CLAYTON BARBOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled163

PALM SPRINGS

California

MARK HIGGINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled161

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MICHAEL GOTTLIEB MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID SHAMBLAW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

SAN DIEGO

California

GERALD GOLTZ M.D.

Claims Filled153

SEWICKLEY

Pennsylvania