ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » California » Transplant Surgery

Top Transplant Surgery 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
CLARENCE FOSTER III MD

Transplant Surgery

1,442

$262K

78
13 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$182
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

MYRON TONG MD

Transplant Surgery

1,367

$9.19M

173
153 are 65+

64%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$6724
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

ARTURO MARTINEZ MD

Transplant Surgery

1,021

$91.4K

320
295 are 65+

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

MARC MELCHER MD, PHD

Transplant Surgery

969

$175K

76
22 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$181
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

ERVIN RUZICS MD

Transplant Surgery

832

$93.5K

173
108 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$112
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

STEVEN COLQUHOUN M.D.

Transplant Surgery

764

$129K

69
38 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$169
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

RICHARD PEREZ M.D.

Transplant Surgery

711

$301K

74
28 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$423
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

FIROOZEH SAHEBI MD

Transplant Surgery

668

$236K

82
45 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$354
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

GERALD LIPSHUTZ MD

Transplant Surgery

616

$48.5K

33
5 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

ERNA NISHIME MD

Transplant Surgery

590

$161K

134
87 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$273
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

DOUGLAS FARMER MD

Transplant Surgery

573

$145K

30
5 are 65+

49%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$253
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

LEONARDO FAROL III MD

Transplant Surgery

495

$187K

58
43 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$379
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

RICARDO SPIELBERGER MD

Transplant Surgery

492

$167K

68
46 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$339
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

JILIAN CAI MD

Transplant Surgery

490

$117K

66
45 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$239
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

HAMID SHIDBAN MD

Transplant Surgery

393

$31.1K

114
42 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

LEA MATSUOKA MD

Transplant Surgery

390

$102K

33
11 are 65+

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$262
Average prescription price

Avg: $968

Sources

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