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The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2015

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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13,652Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 12 out of 1490

$939K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 32 out of 1490

316 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
54% Patients 65 Years and Older

80% 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
higher than average Average for
this specialty
in Tennessee
lower than average

Antipsychotics

6% of this provider’s 171 patients who are 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic drug, compared to an average of 1%.

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Antibiotics

52% of this provider’s 316 patients filled at least one prescription for an antibiotic drug, compared to an average of 29%.

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Risky Drugs for Seniors

34% of this provider’s 171 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for a potentially inappropriate drug, compared to an average of 11%.

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Opioids

63% of this provider’s 316 patients filled at least one prescription for an opioid, compared to an average of 29%.

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Brand Name Drugs

19% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 17%.

Prescription Price

$69 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $83 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

43 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 10.


How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all patients.

This Provider's History

A comparison of this provider’s prescribing in Part D since 2012. All years may not be shown if there is insufficient data.

Cost of Claims

$853K

2012

$892K

2013

$959K

2014

$939K

2015

Number of Claims

13,621

2012

13,976

2013

13,549

2014

13,652

2015

This Prescriber's Drugs

The table below list this provider’s drugs, the number of prescriptions and how many went to seniors. Drugs are ranked by volume and compared with the rank for all providers in the same specialty and state. The list below includes only those drugs for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions.

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An opioid drug. More » Prescription opioids (painkillers) can help alleviate certain kinds of pain in the short term but carry serious health risks.

A

An antibiotic drug. More » Used to treat bacterial infections but are often prescribed incorrectly to treat viral infections, such as chest colds or the flu.

P

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 with Refills Prescriptions
to 65+
Patients Receiving this Drug Category For this Prescriber For this Prescriber's Peers
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Used to relieve moderate to... +

Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

1,273

prescriptions, 9% of all prescriptions

704

prescriptions.

144

patients, 46% of all patients

O 1 1
ALPRAZOLAM

Treats anxiety, panic disor... +

Treats anxiety, panic disorder, insomnia (trouble sleeping), and anxiety caused by depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

547

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

195

prescriptions.

63

patients, 20% of all patients

2 8
DIAZEPAM

Treats anxiety, muscle spas... +

Treats anxiety, muscle spasms, seizures, and other medical conditions. Source: National Library of Medicine

546

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

234

prescriptions.

65

patients, 21% of all patients

3 45
LISINOPRIL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and heart failure. Source: National Library of Medicine

346

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

195

prescriptions.

51

patients, 16% of all patients

4 3
OMEPRAZOLE

Treats heartburn, stomach u... +

Treats heartburn, stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, endocrine tumors, and systemic mastocytosis. Source: National Library of Medicine

287

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

126

prescriptions.

45

patients, 14% of all patients

5 5
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM

Levothyroxine, a thyroid ho... +

Levothyroxine, a thyroid hormone, is used to treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Source: National Library of Medicine

283

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

181

prescriptions.

36

patients, 11% of all patients

6 4
METOPROLOL TARTRATE

Metoprolol is used alone or... +

Metoprolol is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

248

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

129

prescriptions.

33

patients, 10% of all patients

7 14
FUROSEMIDE

Treats fluid retention (ede... +

Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). Source: National Library of Medicine

242

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

137

prescriptions.

49

patients, 16% of all patients

8 12
LYRICA

Treats nerve and muscle pai... +

Treats nerve and muscle pain caused by diabetes, shingles, fibromyalgia, or a spinal cord injury. Source: National Library of Medicine

241

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

92

prescriptions.

33

patients, 10% of all patients

9 41
CLOPIDOGREL

Helps prevent stroke, heart... +

Helps prevent stroke, heart attack, and other heart problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

209

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

28

patients, 9% of all patients

10 27
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Used to relieve moderate to... +

Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

189

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

29

patients, 9% of all patients

O 11 7
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Zolpidem is used to treat i... +

Zolpidem is used to treat insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Source: National Library of Medicine

189

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

94

prescriptions.

28

patients, 9% of all patients

R 11 39
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Used alone or together with... +

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema). Source: National Library of Medicine

182

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

30

patients, 9% of all patients

13 16
MELOXICAM

Treats symptoms of osteoart... +

Treats symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA). Source: National Library of Medicine

172

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

30

patients, 9% of all patients

14 18
GABAPENTIN

Treats certain types of sei... +

Treats certain types of seizures. Source: National Library of Medicine

168

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

26

patients, 8% of all patients

15 2
TRAMADOL HCL

Tramadol is used to relieve... +

Tramadol is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

167

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

108

prescriptions.

25

patients, 8% of all patients

O 16 29
NEXIUM

Treats heartburn, gastroeso... +

Treats heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid. Source: National Library of Medicine

161

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

109

prescriptions.

27

patients, 9% of all patients

17 43
FLUOXETINE HCL

Fluoxetine is used to treat... +

Fluoxetine is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), some eating disorders, and panic attacks (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks). Source: National Library of Medicine

153

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

19

patients, 6% of all patients

18 56
OXYCODONE HCL

Oxycodone is used to reliev... +

Oxycodone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

152

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

16

patients, 5% of all patients

O 19 11
CRESTOR

Lowers high levels of chole... +

Lowers high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) in your blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

146

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

26

patients, 8% of all patients

20 47
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

Potassium is needed to main... +

Potassium is needed to maintain good health. Source: National Library of Medicine

145

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

32

patients, 10% of all patients

21 17
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Treats high blood pressure.... +

Treats high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

143

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

83

prescriptions.

21

patients, 7% of all patients

22 37
METFORMIN HCL

Metformin is used alone or ... +

Metformin is used alone or with other medications, including insulin, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

137

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

92

prescriptions.

26

patients, 8% of all patients

23 10
RANITIDINE HCL

Ranitidine is used to treat... +

Ranitidine is used to treat ulcers; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and injury of the food pipe (esophagus); and conditions where the stomach produces too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Source: National Library of Medicine

128

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

18

patients, 6% of all patients

24 20
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE

Amlodipine is used alone or... +

Amlodipine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure and chest pain (angina). Source: National Library of Medicine

122

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

20

patients, 6% of all patients

25 6
PROAIR HFA

Treats or prevents bronchos... +

Treats or prevents bronchospasm in patients with asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and other lung diseases. Source: National Library of Medicine

119

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

26

patients, 8% of all patients

26 19
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM

Pantoprazole is used to tre... +

Pantoprazole is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and possible injury of the esophagus (the tube between the throat and stomach). Source: National Library of Medicine

117

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

13

patients, 4% of all patients

27 22
ESTRADIOL

Replaces estrogen that decr... +

Replaces estrogen that decreases with menopause or removal of the ovaries. Source: National Library of Medicine

113

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

88

prescriptions.

14

patients, 4% of all patients

R 28 134
TIZANIDINE HCL

Tizanidine is used to relie... +

Tizanidine is used to relieve the spasms and increased muscle tone caused by multiple sclerosis (MS, a disease in which the nerves do not function properly and patients may experience weakness, numbness, loss of muscle coordination and problems with vision, speech, and bladder control), stroke, or brain or spinal injury. Source: National Library of Medicine

112

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

22

patients, 7% of all patients

29 21
MORPHINE SULFATE ER

Morphine (extended release)... +

Morphine (extended release) is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

109

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

5

prescriptions.

14

patients, 4% of all patients

O 30 15
TORSEMIDE

Treats fluid retention (ede... +

Treats fluid retention (edema) caused by congestive heart failure, kidney disease, or liver disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

109

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

20

patients, 6% of all patients

30 167
DEXILANT

Treats erosive esophagitis,... +

Treats erosive esophagitis, heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and other conditions caused by too much stomach acid. Source: National Library of Medicine

107

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

14

patients, 4% of all patients

32 88
MONTELUKAST SODIUM

Montelukast is used to prev... +

Montelukast is used to prevent wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and coughing caused by asthma. Source: National Library of Medicine

102

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

13

patients, 4% of all patients

33 28
SIMVASTATIN

Treats high cholesterol and... +

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

96

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

12

patients, 4% of all patients

34 9
PAROXETINE HCL

Paroxetine tablets, suspens... +

Paroxetine tablets, suspension (liquid), and extended-release (long-acting) tablets are used to treat depression, panic disorder (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks), and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). Source: National Library of Medicine

96

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

12

patients, 4% of all patients

34 73
LORAZEPAM

Treats anxiety, anxiety wit... +

Treats anxiety, anxiety with depression, and insomnia (trouble sleeping). Source: National Library of Medicine

95

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

14

patients, 4% of all patients

36 30
SYMBICORT

This is a combination of bu... +

This is a combination of budesonide and formoterol used to help control the symptoms of asthma and improve lung function. Source: National Library of Medicine

95

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

16

patients, 5% of all patients

36 77
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM

Treats high cholesterol and... +

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Source: National Library of Medicine

92

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

14

patients, 4% of all patients

38 13
PROMETHAZINE HCL

Promethazine is used to rel... +

Promethazine is used to relieve the symptoms of allergic reactions such as allergic rhinitis (runny nose and watery eyes caused by allergy to pollen, mold or dust), allergic conjunctivitis (red, watery eyes caused by allergies), allergic skin reactions, and allergic reactions to blood or plasma products. Source: National Library of Medicine

92

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

27

patients, 9% of all patients

R 38 60
ALLOPURINOL

Treats gout and some kinds ... +

Treats gout and some kinds of kidney stones. Source: National Library of Medicine

89

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

12

patients, 4% of all patients

40 57
DULOXETINE HCL

Duloxetine is used to treat... +

Duloxetine is used to treat depression and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD; excessive worry and tension that disrupts daily life and lasts for 6 months or longer). Source: National Library of Medicine

88

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

29

prescriptions.

17

patients, 5% of all patients

41 49
CEPHALEXIN

Treats bacterial infections... +

Treats bacterial infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

85

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

56

patients, 18% of all patients

A 42 97
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

Losartan is used alone or i... +

Losartan is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

84

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

12

patients, 4% of all patients

43 23
ATENOLOL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

83

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

<11 44 38
GLIPIZIDE

Used with diet and exercise... +

Used with diet and exercise to help control blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

80

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

<11 45 91
CITALOPRAM HBR

Citalopram is used to treat... +

Citalopram is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

77

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

<11 46 24
CLONIDINE HCL

Clonidine is used alone or ... +

Clonidine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

77

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

13

patients, 4% of all patients

46 61
TAMSULOSIN HCL

Tamsulosin is used in men t... +

Tamsulosin is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) which include difficulty urinating (hesitation, dribbling, weak stream, and incomplete bladder emptying), painful urination, and urinary frequency and urgency. Source: National Library of Medicine

77

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

13

patients, 4% of all patients

46 52
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM

Pravastatin is used with di... +

Pravastatin is used with diet, weight-loss, and exercise to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke and to decrease the chance that heart surgery will be needed in people who have heart disease or who are at risk of developing heart disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

72

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

<11 49 25
LOVASTATIN

Lowers high cholesterol and... +

Lowers high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

71

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

<11 50 40
WARFARIN SODIUM

Warfarin is used to prevent... +

Warfarin is used to prevent blood clots from forming or growing larger in your blood and blood vessels. Source: National Library of Medicine

69

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

12

patients, 4% of all patients

51 36
CARISOPRODOL

Treats pain and stiffness o... +

Treats pain and stiffness of muscle spasms. Source: National Library of Medicine

65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

5

prescriptions.

11

patients, 3% of all patients

R 52 104
SPIRIVA

Prevents the symptoms of br... +

Prevents the symptoms of bronchospasm caused by emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Source: National Library of Medicine

65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

26

prescriptions.

11

patients, 3% of all patients

52 50
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER

Venlafaxine is used to trea... +

Venlafaxine is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

5

prescriptions.

14

patients, 4% of all patients

54 84
AMOXICILLIN

Treats infections. Also use... +

Treats infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

42

patients, 13% of all patients

A 55 94
SERTRALINE HCL

Sertraline is used to treat... +

Sertraline is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), panic attacks (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks), posttraumatic stress disorder (disturbing psychological symptoms that develop after a frightening experience), and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). Source: National Library of Medicine

61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

<11 56 31
RAMIPRIL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and heart failure after a heart attack. Source: National Library of Medicine

61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

21

prescriptions.

<11 56 153
BENZTROPINE MESYLATE

Treats symptoms of Parkinso... +

Treats symptoms of Parkinson's disease or side effects of other drugs. Source: National Library of Medicine

59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

25

prescriptions.

<11 R 58 78
CARVEDILOL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and congestive heart failure (CHF). Source: National Library of Medicine

58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

32

prescriptions.

<11 59 33
ENDOCET

Treats moderate to moderate... +

Treats moderate to moderately severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

23

prescriptions.

<11 O 59 174
TRAZODONE HCL

Trazodone is used to treat ... +

Trazodone is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

5

prescriptions.

<11 61 34
BENAZEPRIL HCL

Benazepril is used alone or... +

Benazepril is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

32

prescriptions.

<11 61 62
CLONAZEPAM

Treats seizures, panic diso... +

Treats seizures, panic disorder, and anxiety. Source: National Library of Medicine

56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

5

prescriptions.

<11 63 32
TOPIRAMATE

Helps control and prevent c... +

Helps control and prevent certain kinds of seizures. Source: National Library of Medicine

55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

5

prescriptions.

12

patients, 4% of all patients

64 103
LEVOFLOXACIN

Levofloxacin is used to tre... +

Levofloxacin is used to treat certain infections such as pneumonia, chronic bronchitis and sinus, urinary tract, kidney, prostate (a male reproductive gland), and skin infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

39

patients, 12% of all patients

A 64 79
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM

Treating infections caused ... +

Treating infections caused by certain bacteria. Source: National Library of Medicine

52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

23

prescriptions.

40

patients, 13% of all patients

A 66 99
GLYBURIDE

Used with diet and exercise... +

Used with diet and exercise to help control blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

<11 R 67 245
AZITHROMYCIN

Treats infections caused by... +

Treats infections caused by certain bacteria. Source: National Library of Medicine

51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

21

prescriptions.

41

patients, 13% of all patients

A 67 46
MECLIZINE HCL

Meclizine is used to preven... +

Meclizine is used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness. Source: National Library of Medicine

50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

11

patients, 3% of all patients

69 150
DIGOXIN

Treats certain heart rhythm... +

Treats certain heart rhythm problems (atrial fibrillation). Source: National Library of Medicine

50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

<11 R 69 200
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Caveats
  • No comparisons are shown if there are fewer than 20 prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • 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 Jan. 8, 2013.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.
  • In rare circumstances, providers' prescription tallies may be inflated. Sometimes providers are credited with prescriptions written by colleagues (this happens in long-term care facilities) or are victims of fraud involving theft of their provider number.