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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
BARRY MCCORKLE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled75

DAYTON

Ohio

JOSEPH DAHMAN FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled74

PALM SPRINGS

California

LESLIE EMHOF MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

LAVEEZA BHATTI MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled74

BEVERLY HILLS

California

THANES VANIG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

PHOENIX

Arizona

FELICIA STERMAN MD, MPH

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

SAN FRANCISCO

California

GARY SCHROEDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

GORDON CROFOOT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

HOUSTON

Texas

WILLIAM TOWNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

LOS ANGELES

California

WILLIAM WELSH D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled73

WHITTIER

California

DAVID BERNDT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

DAVIE

Florida

MICHAEL STEWART MD

Urology

Claims Filled73

MILLEDGEVILLE

Georgia

MARK ILLEMAN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled72

SAN FRANCISCO

California

FRANK COSTA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled72

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN WEINSTEIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled71

COLUMBIA

Missouri

ANN EASLEY NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled71

BEVERLY HILLS

California

RAVEEN ARORA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled71

ANAHEIM

California

RICHARD WEISS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled71

FORT MYERS

Florida

LOUIS BRENNER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

UPLAND

California

SEAN NIKRAVAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled70

FULLERTON

California

TODD BRODIE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled70

NAPLES

Florida

JOHN DOWEIKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

BOSTON

Massachusetts

ALINE BROWN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled68

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MARK STESIN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled68

ROBBINSDALE

Minnesota

ERIC SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

MIAMI

Florida