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Prescriber Checkup » California » Mental Health Counselor

Top Mental Health Counselor Prescribers in California

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
VALENTIN ISACESCU M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

3,045

$763K

174
39 are 65+

N/A
N/A

8%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$251
Average prescription price

Avg: $139

STEPHAN SIMONIAN M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

1,917

$213K

122
57 are 65+

N/A
N/A

7%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$111
Average prescription price

Avg: $139

FAINA ZLATOGOROV MD

Mental Health Counselor

9,378

$1.29M

468
396 are 65+

N/A
N/A

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

61%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$138
Average prescription price

Avg: $139

Sources

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