ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
CHANDRA KATIKIREDDY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

221

$6,000

36
24 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

ENRIQUE OSTRZEGA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

221

$5,464

32
19 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

JASON TALAVERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

228

$4,983

64
59 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$22
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

LAURENCE FAVROT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

116

$3,696

43
38 are 65+

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$32
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

Sources

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