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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » California » Cardiovascular Disease

Top Cardiovascular Disease 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 Narcotics Antipsychotics to Patients Over 65 Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
VAHE BADALIAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

9,547

$557K

566
538 are 65+

N/A

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

KARTIK THAKER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

5,957

$290K

566
533 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

HARENDRA PUNATAR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

4,416

$306K

564
500 are 65+

N/A

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

DANIEL FORTMANN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

9,635

$414K

559
537 are 65+

N/A

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

GODOFREDO GUTIERREZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

2,861

$213K

559
530 are 65+

N/A

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

ADRIAN MA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

7,669

$713K

554
535 are 65+

N/A

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

JIVAN MELIKIAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

12,231

$720K

554
526 are 65+

N/A

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

BARRY HACKSHAW M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

5,340

$522K

551
529 are 65+

N/A

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

JAMES YHIP M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

3,191

$253K

549
474 are 65+

N/A

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

JOHN LIEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

5,808

$420K

548
520 are 65+

N/A

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

KHOI LE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

4,615

$490K

546
509 are 65+

N/A

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

DAVID SPERLING M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

6,982

$667K

545
515 are 65+

N/A

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

DIPTI ITCHHAPORIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

7,048

$581K

541
508 are 65+

N/A

39%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

JAY HAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

6,389

$300K

540
514 are 65+

N/A

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

LAWRENCE SANTORA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

6,659

$550K

537
504 are 65+

N/A

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

CHARLES TSAI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

5,582

$404K

537
480 are 65+

N/A

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

PADMINI TUMMALA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

4,205

$121K

536
488 are 65+

N/A

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

TALI BASHOUR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

6,226

$380K

536
485 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

JOSEPH ANGELO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

3,163

$166K

534
500 are 65+

N/A

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

JASON BOYATT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

7,622

$529K

534
513 are 65+

N/A

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

BYUNG AHN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

4,293

$216K

531
497 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

ROY DITCHEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

5,562

$443K

529
425 are 65+

N/A

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

AMIN FARAH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

10,082

$406K

526
451 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

CHENN-YOW FUH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

7,378

$494K

523
424 are 65+

N/A

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

DANIEL LANDA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

6,114

$593K

522
492 are 65+

N/A

40%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

Sources

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