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Top Specialist Prescribers in Alabama

Top Prescribers

Providers are grouped by the primary specialty they listed when applying for a national health ID number. This doesn’t necessarily mean the person has special training or certification. Specialty is self-reported by providers and may have changed. Patients and claims shown are for Medicare Part D only.

Prescriber Claims Filled Total Cost Medicare Part D Patients Claims for Brand Name Drugs Narcotics Antipsychotics to Patients Over 65 Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
ROBERT FOSTER M.D.

Specialist

7,522

$475K

667
551 are 65+

N/A

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

MICHAEL LUNSFORD M.D.

Specialist

7,399

$365K

270
200 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

WILLIAM ABERNATHY M.D.

Specialist

7,297

$378K

288
218 are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

WILSON SPRUILL M D

Specialist

7,123

$278K

277
243 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

GERALD HODGE M.D.

Specialist

7,101

$296K

295
162 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

IQBAL SINGH M.D.

Specialist

7,094

$712K

277
66 are 65+

N/A

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

RAFAEL LOPEZ M.D.

Specialist

6,879

$838K

429
225 are 65+

N/A

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

JOHN NWOGU M.D.

Specialist

6,871

$334K

413
282 are 65+

N/A

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

HISHAM HAKIM MDMPH

Specialist

6,858

$529K

411
68 are 65+

N/A

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

VAN REEDER M.D.

Specialist

6,549

$324K

472
398 are 65+

N/A

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

COLIE CRUTCHER MD

Specialist

6,494

$360K

262
158 are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

JOHN WILLIAMS M.D.

Specialist

6,154

$332K

460
400 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

JOHN MITCHELL MD

Specialist

6,121

$241K

699
513 are 65+

N/A

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

CHRISTOPHER BRIAN M.D.

Specialist

6,020

$328K

448
383 are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

MARIA WELLMAN MD

Specialist

5,944

$288K

216
142 are 65+

N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

KEVIN RYAN MD

Specialist

5,906

$283K

455
323 are 65+

N/A

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

MICHAEL PURSLEY MD

Specialist

5,700

$254K

470
404 are 65+

N/A

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

TIMOTHY AHMADI M.D.

Specialist

5,613

$193K

241
186 are 65+

N/A

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

OSITA ONYEKWERE M.D.

Specialist

5,256

$315K

357
267 are 65+

N/A

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

NOEL BEDWELL M.D.

Specialist

5,249

$198K

504
428 are 65+

N/A

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

HAROLD SETTLE M.D.

Specialist

5,234

$307K

356
322 are 65+

N/A

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

JOHN HINTON MD

Specialist

5,123

$565K

476
316 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 0%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

PASCUAL HERRERA M.D.

Specialist

5,001

$240K

174
37 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

DAVID HERRICK M. D.

Specialist

4,806

$305K

543
185 are 65+

N/A

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

HOWARD BRAZIL

Specialist

4,782

$173K

392
317 are 65+

N/A

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

Sources

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; National Technical Information Service; First Databank