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Top Nephrology 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
MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

59,142

$7.36M

672
630 are 65+

57%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$124
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

MARK SONG MD, PHD

Nephrology

40,734

$4.37M

1206
1085 are 65+

47%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$107
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

HONG KIM M.D.

Nephrology

33,400

$2.28M

912
837 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

ILYA GELMAN M.D.

Nephrology

27,400

$2.93M

482
454 are 65+

52%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$107
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

MINH DO M.D.

Nephrology

26,824

$1.84M

612
541 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

JIMMY YUE

Nephrology

26,402

$2.2M

1032
927 are 65+

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

THANH NGUYEN MD

Nephrology

25,808

$3.17M

656
599 are 65+

55%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$123
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

PAGIEL SHECHTER M.D.

Nephrology

23,831

$1.47M

578
391 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

NIRUPAMA VEMURI MD

Nephrology

23,619

$1.53M

781
630 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

RONALD LANG M.D.

Nephrology

22,560

$1.56M

570
389 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

BALBIR SINGH M.D.

Nephrology

19,801

$1.58M

730
546 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$80
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

EYAL SHTORCH MD

Nephrology

18,069

$1M

536
464 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

SOL REISIN MD

Nephrology

17,593

$1.47M

936
836 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

DANNY FARAHMANDIAN MD

Nephrology

17,427

$1.1M

504
427 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

WILLIAM BICHAI M.D.

Nephrology

17,227

$1.14M

389
231 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$66
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

JACK RUBIN M.D.

Nephrology

15,582

$1.24M

535
383 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$80
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

JAMBUR CHANDRASHEKAR M.D.

Nephrology

15,220

$1.41M

765
566 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

PHILLIP NG MD

Nephrology

13,551

$988K

398
360 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

STEVEN HO M.D.

Nephrology

13,518

$808K

419
323 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

JACOB AHDOOT MD

Nephrology

12,996

$891K

569
498 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

MICHAEL BLOCK MD

Nephrology

12,706

$438K

540
478 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$35
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

MARCO MARTINEZ M.D.

Nephrology

12,507

$914K

419
320 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

CARLOS MEZA M.D.

Nephrology

11,978

$966K

452
378 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$81
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

ADEGBENGA ADETOLA MD

Nephrology

11,792

$624K

330
204 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

HAROLD BAER M.D. FACP

Nephrology

11,544

$1.91M

534
260 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$166
Average prescription price

Avg: $121

Sources

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