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Top Optometrist 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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
GEORGE TAKEDA O.D.

Optometrist

5,785

$656K

937
901 are 65+

66%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$113
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

CHIU CHAN O.D.

Optometrist

4,499

$615K

700
683 are 65+

79%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$137
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

ROGER WU O.D.

Optometrist

3,267

$431K

490
470 are 65+

64%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$132
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

MARY MA O,D.

Optometrist

2,722

$310K

487
466 are 65+

60%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$114
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

MICHAEL YANG M.D.

Optometrist

2,445

$225K

493
456 are 65+

51%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

ROSALYNN NGUYEN-STRONGIN O.D.

Optometrist

2,418

$200K

577
511 are 65+

40%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

ADAM SHUPE O.D.

Optometrist

2,147

$218K

312
249 are 65+

65%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$101
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

BAYAN NAIME O.D.

Optometrist

2,008

$131K

363
351 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

MARY CHENG

Optometrist

1,994

$295K

334
316 are 65+

83%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$148
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

MARGARETTE RECALDE O.D.

Optometrist

1,778

$403K

574
518 are 65+

73%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$227
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

TODD MISHIMA OD

Optometrist

1,697

$494K

636
489 are 65+

83%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$291
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

CHARLES LUU O. D.

Optometrist

1,641

$172K

422
396 are 65+

50%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$105
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

RYAN MILLER OD

Optometrist

1,577

$151K

446
424 are 65+

42%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$96
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

ELAINE CHUNG O.D.

Optometrist

1,559

$224K

420
397 are 65+

80%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$143
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

KENNETH MCKENZIE OD

Optometrist

1,387

$137K

293
274 are 65+

59%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$99
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

AMAAL ODISH O.D.

Optometrist

1,315

$204K

171
158 are 65+

81%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$155
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

MAILAN TRAN O.D.

Optometrist

1,201

$102K

301
280 are 65+

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$85
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

ORLANDO CAMACHO M.D.

Optometrist

1,141

$106K

373
317 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

ERICA URREA O.D.

Optometrist

1,123

$87.7K

207
191 are 65+

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

ARYAN PAZIRANDEH O.D.

Optometrist

1,120

$149K

344
273 are 65+

72%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$133
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

RYAN EVANS O.D.

Optometrist

1,111

$103K

323
300 are 65+

44%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

JANE KUO

Optometrist

1,066

$91K

349
314 are 65+

59%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$85
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

LETHUY NGUYEN O.D.

Optometrist

1,062

$86.7K

321
293 are 65+

50%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$82
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

MARCELLUS CHOW OD

Optometrist

997

$120K

221
205 are 65+

79%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$121
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

GREGORY EVANS O.D.

Optometrist

996

$95.5K

289
275 are 65+

55%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 59%

$96
Average prescription price

Avg: $128

Sources

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