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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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
DAVID HERRICK M. D.

Specialist

5,029

$358K

536
192 are 65+

35%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

69%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

8%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

HOWARD BRAZIL

Specialist

4,983

$151K

394
314 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

4%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$30
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

MARK PREVOST

Specialist

4,797

$172K

543
243 are 65+

28%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

69%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

20%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

MICHAEL BRODER D.O.

Specialist

4,782

$789K

327
160 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$165
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

NARINDER BHALLA M.D.

Specialist

4,694

$900K

361
267 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$192
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

TODD ELMORE MD

Specialist

4,663

$428K

436
257 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

26%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

8%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

LUIS PINEDA MD, MSHA

Specialist

4,351

$962K

173
109 are 65+

21%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

28%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$221
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

MICHAEL SIMPSON MD

Specialist

4,321

$191K

400
355 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

MICHAEL ROBARDS M. D.

Specialist

3,925

$460K

216
109 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

11%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$117
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

EMILY RISER MD

Specialist

3,893

$4.13M

239
61 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

7%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$1061
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

THOMAS PAUL MD

Specialist

3,855

$220K

371
330 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

MUSARRAT YOUSUF M.D.

Specialist

3,778

$211K

151
130 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

7%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

BRADLEY KATZ M. D.

Specialist

3,720

$230K

486
187 are 65+

33%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

61%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

7%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

STEPHEN OWENS M.D.

Specialist

3,680

$259K

565
449 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

55%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

ALLAN SCHWADRON MD

Specialist

3,661

$284K

214
153 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

MICHAEL JOHNSON MD

Specialist

3,603

$277K

210
165 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

20%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$77
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

BRIAN CORLISS MD

Specialist

3,597

$200K

147
100 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

12%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

CHARLES DABBS M.D.

Specialist

3,437

$128K

697
564 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

42%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

CHERYL BAZZLE M.D.

Specialist

3,378

$237K

143
114 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

17%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

RODNEY SWILLIE MD

Specialist

3,310

$348K

367
236 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$105
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

DALLAS RUSSELL MD

Specialist

3,309

$710K

359
207 are 65+

4%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$214
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

ROGER WILLIAMS M.D.

Specialist

3,263

$143K

554
418 are 65+

20%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

14%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

ABDEL KASMIA MD

Specialist

3,202

$675K

362
254 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$211
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

AMJAD BUTT MD

Specialist

3,036

$111K

200
116 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

WILSON SPRUILL M D

Specialist

3,027

$105K

227
198 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$35
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

Sources

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