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Top Pain Medicine 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
GEORGES ELKHOURY MD

Pain Medicine

9,851

$638K

1080
562 are 65+

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

KIUMARS ARFAI MD

Pain Medicine

6,612

$592K

429
243 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

ANDREW LINN M.D.

Pain Medicine

5,640

$523K

523
253 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

CHARLES STEVENS M.D.

Pain Medicine

5,588

$628K

741
344 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$112
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

ARUN ANAND MD

Pain Medicine

5,050

$254K

269
82 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

NATHAN SINGER M.D.

Pain Medicine

4,904

$848K

199
85 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$173
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

BALDEV SINGH M.D.

Pain Medicine

4,191

$754K

235
68 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$180
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

ROLAND REINHART M.D.

Pain Medicine

4,003

$513K

606
440 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$128
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

RAINIER GUIANG M.D.

Pain Medicine

3,641

$321K

376
218 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

DHARMESH MEHTA MD

Pain Medicine

3,537

$278K

504
313 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

JOHN CHO M.D.

Pain Medicine

3,440

$592K

287
141 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$172
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

KENNETH GRABOW MD

Pain Medicine

3,397

$459K

223
110 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$135
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

BRIAN GWARTZ M.D.

Pain Medicine

3,395

$530K

185
102 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$156
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

FRANK LI M.D.

Pain Medicine

3,342

$227K

741
177 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

CRAIG ROSENBLUM M.D.

Pain Medicine

3,338

$427K

217
146 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$128
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

YOGESH PATEL MD

Pain Medicine

3,230

$418K

351
203 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$130
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

JASON POPE MD

Pain Medicine

3,205

$157K

464
218 are 65+

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

ALICJA STEINER M.D.

Pain Medicine

3,178

$206K

209
53 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

SHARON LEANO MD

Pain Medicine

3,147

$393K

407
145 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$125
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

DON PAXTON MD

Pain Medicine

3,063

$238K

442
313 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

RODGER ORMAN M.D.

Pain Medicine

2,990

$556K

201
85 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$186
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

JOE PARK M.D.

Pain Medicine

2,978

$231K

315
130 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

HELEN JOHNSON M.D.

Pain Medicine

2,908

$220K

195
92 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

JOHN RITTER M.D.

Pain Medicine

2,884

$617K

118
63 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$214
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

ANDREW HESSELTINE MD

Pain Medicine

2,880

$826K

466
194 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$287
Average prescription price

Avg: $107

Sources

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