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ILYA FISHMAN M.D.

800 BIESTERFIELD RD EBERLE MEDICAL OFFICE BUILDING, SUITE 605

Elk grove village | Illinois | 60007

(847) 364-6724

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Geriatric Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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18,373Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 4 out of 117

$972K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 6 out of 117

411 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
100%Patients 65 Years and Older
85% Subsidized Claims for Low-Income Patients

How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?

In the same specialty and state. Caveats »

Drugs That Present Special Risks
Costs of Prescribing
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this specialty
in Illinois
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Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

4% of this provider’s 411 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 3%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

17% of this provider’s 411 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 14%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

1% of this provider’s 18,365 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.

Brand Name Drugs

24% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 25%.

Prescription Price

$53 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $58 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

45 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 24.


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This Prescriber's Drugs

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S2

A schedule two drug. More » Schedule two drugs have a high potential for abuse and severe dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

S3

A schedule three drug. More » Schedule three drugs have potential for abuse and dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

A

An antipsychotic drug. More » Antipsychotics are frequently given to dementia patients, though it increases their risk of death.

R

A risky drug for seniors. More » The American Geriatrics Society has said this drug is "potentially dangerous" for seniors and might be inappropriate.

10

This provider is among the top 10 prescribers of
this drug in the country.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for more days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be lower.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for fewer days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be higher.

This Drug's Rank
Drug Name Total Prescriptions Filled
Including Refills
Prescriptions
to 65+
Category For this Prescriber For All Prescribers in
This Specialty in Illinois
FUROSEMIDE 741 738 1 3
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 716 714 2 2
OMEPRAZOLE 656 656 3 6
WARFARIN SODIUM 640 640 4 9
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 596 596 5 8
LISINOPRIL 509 509 6 4
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 505 505 7 5
SIMVASTATIN 495 495 8 1
DONEPEZIL HCL 405 405 9 10
LIDODERM 365 365 10 46
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 339 339 S3 11 7
GABAPENTIN 334 334 12 16
NAMENDA 322 322 13 14
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 293 293 14 15
SERTRALINE HCL 286 286 15 22
FAMOTIDINE 243 243 16 38
CITALOPRAM HBR 240 240 17 19
KLOR-CON M20 221 220 18 34
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 212 212 19 42
IPRATROPIUM-ALBUTEROL 207 207 20 75
MIRTAZAPINE 205 205 21 25
DIOVAN 202 202 22 31
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 179 179 23 12
ATENOLOL 170 170 24 20
BUMETANIDE 169 169 25 96
CARVEDILOL 167 167 26 24
RISPERIDONE 166 166 27 39
TRAZODONE HCL 166 166 27 44
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 165 165 29 29
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 162 162 30 36
HYDRALAZINE HCL 161 161 31 54
CLOPIDOGREL 161 161 31 30
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 158 158 33 26
TAMSULOSIN HCL 157 157 34 28
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 155 155 35 32
TRAMADOL HCL 152 152 36 18
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 151 151 37 27
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 151 151 37 13
LIDOCAINE 146 146 39 132
MELOXICAM 140 140 40 61
LANTUS SOLOSTAR 135 135 41 93
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER 132 132 42 77
PREDNISONE 118 118 43 49
NIFEDIPINE ER 115 115 44 67
CYMBALTA 113 113 45 59
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 113 113 45 70
METFORMIN HCL 111 111 47 11
GLIPIZIDE 104 104 48 37
PLAVIX 100 100 49 47
DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE 99 99 50 123
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 98 98 51 23
LEVETIRACETAM 97 97 52 71
LYRICA 90 90 53 92
ADVAIR DISKUS 86 86 54 51
EXELON 86 86 54 55
LEVOFLOXACIN 84 84 56 80
ALLOPURINOL 82 82 57 48
TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 77 77 58 82
AMIODARONE HCL 74 74 59 122
LANTUS 70 70 60 43
DILTIAZEM 24HR CD 69 69 61 83
SEROQUEL 61 61 62 124
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 60 60 63 65
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 60 60 63 52
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 59 58 65 17
NOVOLOG 57 57 66 90
ENABLEX 57 57 66 182
ROPINIROLE HCL 57 57 66 126
PREMARIN 57 57 R 66 175
SPIRIVA 56 56 70 60
CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 55 55 71 45
SUCRALFATE 51 51 72 197
RANITIDINE HCL 51 51 72 58
LEXAPRO 51 51 72 117
AZITHROMYCIN 50 50 75 57
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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Caveats
  • No comparisons are shown if 10 or fewer prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • The list of top drugs includes only those for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions, but all prescriptions are counted in the summary totals at the top.
  • The calculation of “Risky Drugs to Seniors” does not include drugs for which a provider wrote 11 or fewer prescriptions because Medicare redacted the information to protect patient privacy.
  • Comparisons do not take into account the medical conditions of patients. Medications for certain conditions do not have generic alternatives, so patients would receive more expensive brand name drugs.
  • This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Sept. 26, 2011.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.