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Prescriber Checkup » California » Psychiatry

Top Psychiatry 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
SAMUEL ETCHIE M.D.

Psychiatry

8,194

$1.34M

465
51 are 65+

57%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

NAGESWARA GUNTUPALLI M.D.

Psychiatry

5,642

$587K

456
180 are 65+

43%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

HOWARD ASKINS M.D.

Psychiatry

8,048

$1.26M

454
46 are 65+

43%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

MUHAMMAD ZIA

Psychiatry

6,219

$700K

449
154 are 65+

48%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

LORNA BARTE M.D.

Psychiatry

4,656

$578K

448
275 are 65+

30%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

PARVIN AFSHAR M.D.

Psychiatry

4,815

$716K

440
233 are 65+

26%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

GADSON JOHNSON M.D.

Psychiatry

4,923

$696K

437
100 are 65+

77%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

FARHAD KHOSSOUSSI M.D.

Psychiatry

3,214

$326K

432
158 are 65+

61%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

FAWZY BASTA MD

Psychiatry

6,908

$969K

429
127 are 65+

54%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

STEVEN BALT MD

Psychiatry

5,389

$844K

423
58 are 65+

57%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

JOHN WEINSTEIN MD

Psychiatry

9,431

$1.76M

422
41 are 65+

66%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

NITIN NANDA M.D.

Psychiatry

4,761

$653K

415
307 are 65+

50%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

KRISHNA VIJAYASARATHI DO

Psychiatry

5,409

$975K

415
51 are 65+

51%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

IKECHUKWU OHIAERI M.D.

Psychiatry

11,129

$1.83M

412
80 are 65+

40%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

MARK POWERS MD

Psychiatry

9,625

$1.55M

410
144 are 65+

64%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

WILLIAM GILLESPIE M.D.

Psychiatry

5,826

$990K

406
65 are 65+

34%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

H. HENDERSON MD

Psychiatry

6,863

$1.08M

403
112 are 65+

39%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

ARAKEL DAVTIAN M.D.

Psychiatry

5,229

$737K

402
231 are 65+

44%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

44%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

TRUNG MINH THAI MD

Psychiatry

7,065

$1.45M

402
95 are 65+

31%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

ALEJANDRO ALVA M.D.

Psychiatry

4,238

$818K

399
218 are 65+

51%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

GEORGE BLAIR MD

Psychiatry

9,339

$1.8M

398
52 are 65+

62%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

ROBERT SANDERS D.O.

Psychiatry

11,541

$1.85M

388
36 are 65+

39%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

BERNARDO NG M.D

Psychiatry

3,772

$789K

387
271 are 65+

43%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

44%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

RAVINDER SINGH MD

Psychiatry

4,153

$457K

386
159 are 65+

57%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

FRANK NEZHADIAN MD

Psychiatry

8,100

$1.53M

385
85 are 65+

54%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

Sources

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