At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 503 out of 1403
Rank: 263 out of 1403
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in New York
Antipsychotics to Seniors
59% of this provider’s 39 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic, compared to an average of 22%.
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
32% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 29%.
$231 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $152 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
9 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 15.
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Sertraline is used to treat... +
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Jan. 10, 2008.