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Prescriber Checkup

Top Allergy 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
BRADLEY CHIPPS M.D.

Allergy

5,145

$2.3M

717
574 are 65+

60%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$446
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

PETER PARKER M.D.

Allergy

3,867

$645K

478
419 are 65+

55%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$167
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

STEPHEN WONG M.D.

Allergy

2,781

$498K

334
287 are 65+

39%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$179
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

MICHAEL SCHATZ MD

Allergy

2,068

$366K

431
382 are 65+

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$177
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

SAM WEISS M.D.

Allergy

1,922

$197K

321
306 are 65+

42%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$102
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

ANTON DOTSON MD

Allergy

1,750

$254K

323
279 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$145
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

STEVEN RUBINSTEIN M.D.

Allergy

1,716

$209K

216
192 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$122
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

MARICAR CUTILLAR-GARCIA MD

Allergy

1,676

$251K

280
216 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$150
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

VINCENT TUBIOLO MD

Allergy

1,673

$168K

222
182 are 65+

39%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$101
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

GEORGE GUERRA MD

Allergy

1,531

$197K

410
367 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$129
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

AMIT PATEL MD

Allergy

1,454

$276K

253
208 are 65+

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$190
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

EUGENE KENIGSBERG MD

Allergy

1,413

$262K

337
304 are 65+

49%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$186
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

BRUCE FRIEDMAN MD

Allergy

1,373

$133K

233
196 are 65+

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$97
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

SOUHEIL HABBAL MD

Allergy

1,227

$187K

340
304 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$152
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

SUNIL PERERA M.D.

Allergy

1,225

$163K

179
139 are 65+

49%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$133
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

EVE GORDON MD

Allergy

1,199

$218K

237
218 are 65+

49%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$182
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

THUY LIEN LAI MD

Allergy

1,108

$201K

219
184 are 65+

40%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$182
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

JOSEPH DIZON MD

Allergy

1,074

$197K

271
245 are 65+

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$184
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

WILLIAM CRAWFORD MD

Allergy

1,066

$137K

231
208 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$128
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

BRUCE PATERSON MD

Allergy

999

$133K

127
102 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$134
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

MARGARET KUROHARA MD

Allergy

968

$189K

182
161 are 65+

45%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$196
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

SANDRA CHRISTIANSEN MD

Allergy

959

$190K

216
187 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$198
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

WILLIAM BERGER M.D.

Allergy

941

$178K

152
141 are 65+

54%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$189
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

ERIC MACY MD

Allergy

925

$118K

337
299 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$127
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

MARK SUGAR M.D.

Allergy

905

$107K

154
141 are 65+

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 42%

$118
Average prescription price

Avg: $189

Sources

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