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Prescriber Checkup » California » Family Medicine

Top Family 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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
LIEU NGUYEN M.D.

Family Medicine

1,235

$56.9K

121
96 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

6%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

MANOJ PATEL MD

Family Medicine

1,390

$45.1K

863
744 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

4%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

6%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$32
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

JENNIFER HASTINGS M.D.

Family Medicine

4,304

$242K

184
61 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

20%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

6%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

BRADLEY SHERWOOD MD

Family Medicine

3,038

$136K

199
148 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

6%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

DANIEL K CHAM, MD, INC

Family Medicine

780

$63.4K

61
14 are 65+

72%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

56%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

6%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$81
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

PHUONG DANG MD

Family Medicine

5,066

$140K

243
202 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$28
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

SALVADOR GONZALEZ MD

Family Medicine

8,334

$396K

365
241 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

GABRIEL TANSON M.D.,

Family Medicine

14,685

$707K

864
362 are 65+

2%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

49%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

WILLIAM RUBINSON M.D.

Family Medicine

2,979

$180K

141
112 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

19%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

MARY RILEY MD

Family Medicine

756

$73K

50
28 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

42%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$97
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

RICHARD LE MD

Family Medicine

5,100

$418K

168
160 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

13%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

51%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$82
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

HEIDI HEROLD MD

Family Medicine

2,601

$136K

190
148 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

23%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

RENEE BALLENTINE DO

Family Medicine

3,768

$179K

201
159 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

16%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

RECTO DELEON MD

Family Medicine

5,999

$294K

251
183 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

20%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

AURORA BENSON D.O.

Family Medicine

1,129

$51.4K

102
95 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

11%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

ADELAIDE WILLIS MD

Family Medicine

6,114

$197K

229
168 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$32
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

AMY SOLOMON M.D.

Family Medicine

4,263

$186K

192
144 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

MARION SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

11,180

$464K

537
372 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

JAMES EVANS M.D.

Family Medicine

6,966

$335K

326
171 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

27%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

DESIREE DOMINGO-FORASTE M.D.

Family Medicine

1,921

$114K

121
107 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

ETHAN ALLEN D.O.

Family Medicine

5,110

$192K

209
165 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

ALBERTO WILCHES MD

Family Medicine

8,414

$464K

418
346 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

5%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

JOHN LIN MD

Family Medicine

10,002

$408K

259
198 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

ROBERT BARNES M.D.

Family Medicine

3,035

$232K

159
143 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

16%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

WILLIAM TUCKER MD

Family Medicine

5,504

$295K

341
288 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

Sources

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