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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
ROBERT KIDD M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled98

HAMMOND

Louisiana

JOSEPH ONDERCIN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled97

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL JARDULA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

PALM SPRINGS

California

JEANNE HERSHEY-WEBER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled95

BEVERLY HILLS

California

TONY LOPEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled95

SAN DIEGO

California

MITCHELL HAMBURG M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled93

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

RICHARD DODD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled93

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ANTHONY SCARSELLA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled93

BEVERLY HILLS

California

MICHAEL SOMERO M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled93

PALM SPRINGS

California

ANGEL ALEJANDRO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled93

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL BERGER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

CHICAGO

Illinois

GARY GOTTHELF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled90

PENSACOLA

Florida

EDWARD AUSMAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

POLK

Pennsylvania

KELLIE FREEBORN NP

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled89

LA MESA

California

JAMES ZACHARY M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled88

AUSTIN

Texas

THOMAS BLEVINS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled88

AUSTIN

Texas

URAIPUN JONGTHAVORN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled88

LOS ANGELES

California

DANIEL LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

SAN DIEGO

California

AMY SITAPATI MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled87

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

SYED RIZVI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled87

HAMILTON

New Jersey

JEREMY GLEESON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled87

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

LESLIE DIAZ MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled86

NORTH PALM BEACH

Florida

TOMIKO STEIN MD, MPH

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled86

LOS ANGELES

California

LOUIS CUBBA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ANTONIO ESCOBEDO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled85

LOS ANGELES

California