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ANDROGEL

Treats low testosterone levels when your body does not produce enough natural testosterone. Testosterone is a male hormone. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

130K
Medicare Part D Claims
$131M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 47,429 $18.4M
Florida 31,735 $12.6M
Texas 21,156 $8.65M
New York 17,557 $7.71M
Pennsylvania 13,039 $5.3M
Ohio 12,867 $5.41M
North Carolina 12,383 $4.84M
Georgia 10,021 $3.98M
Illinois 8,914 $3.59M
Tennessee 8,770 $3.52M
Michigan 8,510 $3.56M
Massachusetts 7,938 $3.14M
Arizona 7,906 $3.4M
Virginia 7,863 $3.26M
New Jersey 6,878 $2.87M
Kentucky 6,816 $2.67M
Missouri 6,754 $2.63M
Indiana 6,280 $2.57M
Washington 5,541 $2.34M
South Carolina 5,294 $1.99M
Wisconsin 5,037 $2.03M
Colorado 4,611 $1.94M
Oregon 4,491 $1.73M
Alabama 4,489 $1.63M
Minnesota 4,474 $1.9M
Maryland 4,154 $1.9M
Louisiana 4,034 $1.47M
Oklahoma 4,007 $1.5M
Connecticut 3,803 $1.53M
Utah 3,122 $1.25M
Iowa 2,758 $1.04M
Nevada 2,675 $1.07M
Kansas 2,640 $1.04M
West Virginia 2,421 $966K
New Mexico 2,097 $859K
Mississippi 1,968 $733K
Arkansas 1,848 $675K
Idaho 1,795 $700K
Maine 1,620 $680K
Nebraska 1,607 $604K
Hawaii 1,490 $601K
New Hampshire 1,279 $465K
Rhode Island 1,258 $455K
Delaware 957 $431K
Montana 805 $317K
Vermont 794 $322K
South Dakota 641 $253K
Wyoming 541 $220K
District of Columbia 423 $187K
Puerto Rico 312 $102K
North Dakota 281 $94.2K
Alaska 200 $103K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About 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
PAUL CIMOCH M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled354

COSTA MESA

California

JOHN STANSELL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled252

PALM SPRINGS

California

NOAH LEE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled203

OAKLAND PARK

Florida

CLAYTON BARBOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

PALM SPRINGS

California

EDWARD GHEILER MD

Urology

Claims Filled185

HIALEAH

Florida

GERALD LEVINE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled181

SANTA MONICA

California

JOHN KRUBA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

PALM SPRINGS

California

GARY FELDMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled160

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MICHAEL GOTTLIEB M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled158

LOS ANGELES

California

VASANT DABHI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled157

BEVERLY HILLS

California

ARDIS MOE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled148

LOS ANGELES

California

SUSAN SANCHEZ M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled144

LOS ANGELES

California

THAI NGUYEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled143

LOS ANGELES

California

MARCIA SENTENO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled142

LONG BEACH

California

ANDRE GUAY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled141

PEABODY

Massachusetts

MARK HIGGINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

SAN FRANCISCO

California

DAVID SHAMBLAW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled139

SAN DIEGO

California

ANTHONY MILLS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

LOS ANGELES

California

SHUBHA KERKAR MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled136

PALM SPRINGS

California

JOSEPH CAPERNA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

SAN DIEGO

California

GEORGE COSERIU MD

Urology

Claims Filled131

CLEVELAND

Ohio

SHAWN HASSLER M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled131

SAN FRANCISCO

California

GERALD PIERONE MD

Claims Filled125

VERO BEACH

Florida

LAWRENCE BENDER DO

Urology

Claims Filled124

RICHLANDS

Virginia

JORGE RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled124

NEWPORT BEACH

California