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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
A. KUDIRKA M.D.

Specialist

2,171

$169K

423
350 are 65+

0%
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%

57%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

LAWRENCE ROSEN MD

Specialist

2,149

$117K

309
191 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

23%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

LORIE FLECK M.D.

Specialist

2,142

$192K

440
355 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

7%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

DONALD KIDD M.D.

Specialist

2,136

$81.5K

467
379 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

BRIAN STONE M.D.

Specialist

2,119

$141K

347
230 are 65+

17%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

27%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

MICHAEL YORDY M.D.

Specialist

2,106

$93K

499
374 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

HENRY RUIZ M.D.

Specialist

2,087

$52K

185
72 are 65+

24%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

61%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

10%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

ERNEST JOHNSON M.D.

Specialist

2,085

$117K

543
425 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%

63%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

JAMES PERRIEN MD

Specialist

2,036

$108K

289
225 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

JAMES BAILEY D.O., PH.D.

Specialist

2,016

$244K

254
74 are 65+

59%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

25%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$121
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

CHARLES ADAMS M.D.

Specialist

1,876

$47.2K

485
432 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

43%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

NICHOLAS BRASWELL M.D.

Specialist

1,863

$104K

399
334 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

12%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

DAVID ZINN M.D.

Specialist

1,853

$209K

189
76 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%

$113
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

JAMES STRONG MD

Specialist

1,852

$604K

189
121 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

7%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$326
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

E WALKER M.D.

Specialist

1,816

$49.3K

555
407 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

REBECCA CONWAY MD

Specialist

1,813

$115K

117
95 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

18%
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%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

THOMAS PATTON MD

Specialist

1,790

$144K

256
161 are 65+

0%
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%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$81
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

ROSA BELL MD

Specialist

1,781

$135K

201
82 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

44%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

JAMES DANIEL M.D.

Specialist

1,746

$94.3K

261
65 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

16%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

8%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

MARK SMITH M.D.

Specialist

1,735

$83.2K

351
244 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

WILLIAM ABERNATHY M.D.

Specialist

1,726

$87.3K

156
130 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%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

WALTER ROSS MD

Specialist

1,713

$194K

171
133 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%

53%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$113
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

MARYELLA SIRMON M.D.

Specialist

1,688

$175K

199
106 are 65+

0%
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%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$104
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

JASON SMITH MD

Specialist

1,652

$385K

296
213 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

4%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

68%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$233
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

JONATHAN SIEGEL MD

Specialist

1,581

$240K

432
286 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

3%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$152
Average prescription price

Avg: $75

Sources

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