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Prescriber Checkup » Alabama » Pain Medicine

Top Pain Medicine 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
MICHAEL KOHRMAN M.D.

Pain Medicine

209

$8,023

47
20 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 38%

55%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 50%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 6%

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $70

AMY PHELAN MD

Pain Medicine

300

$14.5K

94
73 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 38%

26%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 50%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 6%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $70

SARANYA NADELLA MD

Pain Medicine

427

$29.3K

159
100 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 38%

49%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 50%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 6%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $70

MARK AWONIYI MD

Pain Medicine

533

$26.8K

85
16 are 65+

32%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 38%

66%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 50%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 6%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $70

THOMAS RYDER M.D.

Pain Medicine

795

$16.4K

404
226 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 38%

14%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 50%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 6%

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$21
Average prescription price

Avg: $70

RACHELLE JANUSH D.O.

Pain Medicine

1,567

$148K

85
30 are 65+

61%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 38%

33%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 50%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 6%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$94
Average prescription price

Avg: $70

CHAD AUSTIN MD

Pain Medicine

3,410

$277K

373
109 are 65+

43%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 38%

65%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 50%

7%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 6%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$81
Average prescription price

Avg: $70

ROBERT THOMAS MD

Pain Medicine

5,402

$622K

415
119 are 65+

58%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 38%

50%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 50%

10%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 6%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$115
Average prescription price

Avg: $70

TAO CHEN MD

Pain Medicine

6,278

$384K

375
87 are 65+

64%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 38%

59%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 50%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 6%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $70

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

17,090

$1.33M

525
97 are 65+

88%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 38%

43%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 50%

15%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 6%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $70

EDWIN KELSEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

18,131

$861K

663
172 are 65+

29%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 38%

90%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 50%

20%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 6%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $70

SHELINDER AGGARWAL M.D.

Pain Medicine

31,175

$2.25M

1252
226 are 65+

82%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 38%

54%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 50%

11%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 6%

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $70

Sources

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