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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
HARINDER AULUCK MD

Psychiatry

1,223

$152K

163
14 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

MICHAEL SMITH M.D.

Psychiatry

1,733

$240K

191
83 are 65+

18%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

RONALD POLLACK M.D.

Psychiatry

1,311

$153K

113
56 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

OKECHUKWU NWANGBURUKA M.D.

Psychiatry

1,405

$258K

100
are 65+

N/A

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

TRAVIS SVENSSON MD, PHD

Psychiatry

3,064

$437K

235
84 are 65+

30%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

ATMAN REYES MD

Psychiatry

919

$192K

111
14 are 65+

N/A

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

NICOLE ESPOSITO MD

Psychiatry

1,465

$172K

128
55 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

KRAUZ GANADJIAN MD

Psychiatry

947

$130K

107
30 are 65+

43%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

DAVID OGAMI M.D.

Psychiatry

1,497

$277K

169
57 are 65+

46%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

MARK GIESBRECHT M.D.

Psychiatry

3,684

$649K

175
25 are 65+

56%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

JOHN OTIS MD

Psychiatry

5,078

$809K

249
56 are 65+

46%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

EUGENE LEE M.D.

Psychiatry

3,375

$331K

216
125 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

DON GUIROY M.D.

Psychiatry

3,107

$535K

144
17 are 65+

65%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

30%
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%

RONALD SEFF M.D.

Psychiatry

11,799

$1.51M

217
106 are 65+

95%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

ROBERT GERNER M.D.

Psychiatry

2,596

$461K

118
74 are 65+

22%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

JOSEPH MINICK MD

Psychiatry

1,334

$138K

118
78 are 65+

42%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

ROBERT NAGY MD

Psychiatry

2,717

$414K

160
102 are 65+

26%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

JOHN BECK MD

Psychiatry

1,527

$146K

194
71 are 65+

54%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

ROBERT JONES M.D.

Psychiatry

10,578

$1.52M

172
42 are 65+

93%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

20%
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%

BRIAN MILLER M.D.

Psychiatry

5,588

$1.03M

212
13 are 65+

N/A

28%
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%

RAVI CHANDRA M.D.

Psychiatry

4,652

$411K

251
182 are 65+

6%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

OLUWAFEMI ADEYEMO M.D.

Psychiatry

1,884

$195K

162
79 are 65+

18%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

Sources

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