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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Alabama » Nephrology

Top Nephrology 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
GHAYAS HABACH M.D., M.P.H.

Nephrology

27,198

$1.36M

984
412 are 65+

2%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

34%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

ANDREAS MADDUX MD

Nephrology

13,450

$712K

635
484 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

4%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

RADHA KROTHAPALLI M.D.

Nephrology

12,697

$1.05M

509
310 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

7%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

NARASIMHA BOORGU M.D.

Nephrology

8,044

$750K

581
396 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

12%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

VIJAY CAPLASH MD

Nephrology

7,013

$468K

318
226 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

VIJAY VYAS MD

Nephrology

6,476

$288K

431
257 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

39%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

SUBIR PAUL M.D.

Nephrology

5,906

$650K

476
305 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

14%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$110
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

CLIFTON KEW MD

Nephrology

5,868

$514K

561
134 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

3%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

BRUCE JULIAN MD

Nephrology

5,618

$390K

558
126 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

3%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

DIRK BERRY MD

Nephrology

5,342

$1.14M

335
99 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$213
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

RAVINDRANATH KANTAMNENI M.D.

Nephrology

5,078

$501K

364
210 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$99
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

GANJUR GURU-PRAKASH M.D.

Nephrology

4,945

$985K

332
162 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$199
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

RAJESH BOORGU M.D.

Nephrology

4,929

$376K

449
296 are 65+

2%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

16%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

VENKAT NIMMAGADDA M.D.

Nephrology

4,737

$351K

486
306 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

PEI CHEN MD

Nephrology

4,455

$282K

268
168 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

VINEETA KUMAR MD

Nephrology

4,420

$323K

519
145 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

3%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

ROBERT HOIT MD

Nephrology

4,156

$428K

389
165 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$103
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

RICHARD LYERLY M.D.

Nephrology

3,765

$334K

221
128 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$89
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

CHARLES THOMAS M.D.

Nephrology

3,732

$605K

354
195 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$162
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

OLAWALE OSUNSANYA M.D.

Nephrology

3,645

$496K

313
168 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$136
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

SHIKHA MEHTA MD

Nephrology

3,476

$208K

427
104 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

3%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

GREGORY WELLS M.D.

Nephrology

3,315

$414K

349
187 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

4%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$125
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

MARIO MAGNONE MD

Nephrology

3,256

$468K

187
57 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$144
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

DENYSE THORNLEY-BROWN MD

Nephrology

3,252

$589K

218
71 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$181
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

GARFIELD RAMDEEN MD

Nephrology

3,102

$737K

278
91 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 0%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

45%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$237
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

Sources

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