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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
JAMES REICHMUTH M.D.

Psychiatry

5,355

$634K

95
are 65+

N/A

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

JOSEPH CHAN MD

Psychiatry

5,307

$1.5M

154
39 are 65+

90%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

DAVID GUDEMAN MD

Psychiatry

5,275

$834K

198
40 are 65+

38%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

REX ADAMSON M.D.

Psychiatry

5,274

$1.61M

134
15 are 65+

87%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

SAMUEL KAUFMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

5,239

$996K

154
18 are 65+

83%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

PRAKASHCHANDR PATEL MD

Psychiatry

5,238

$471K

328
176 are 65+

23%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

15%
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%

HASSAN MAHFOOZI MD

Psychiatry

5,218

$963K

246
31 are 65+

55%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

YASHWANT CHAUDHRI M.D.

Psychiatry

5,193

$922K

354
34 are 65+

47%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

SULTANA HAMRANG M.D.

Psychiatry

5,185

$1.02M

330
57 are 65+

60%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

40%
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%

WADIE ALKHOURI M.D.

Psychiatry

5,062

$713K

326
128 are 65+

43%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

RICHARD ZARRIELLO M.D.

Psychiatry

5,050

$931K

282
13 are 65+

N/A

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

TAO NGUYEN MD

Psychiatry

5,000

$757K

369
194 are 65+

12%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

SAMUEL DEY M.D.

Psychiatry

4,953

$1.19M

233
70 are 65+

63%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

33%
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%

ROBERT HART MD

Psychiatry

4,914

$816K

273
26 are 65+

46%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

JULIO ALBERTO MONTANO M.D.

Psychiatry

4,855

$644K

253
64 are 65+

39%
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%

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%

TRUC DAO MD

Psychiatry

4,746

$492K

308
167 are 65+

34%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

RIMAL B BERA MD

Psychiatry

4,723

$1.11M

333
68 are 65+

47%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

JUDITH VUKOV MD

Psychiatry

4,693

$800K

192
50 are 65+

74%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

JOHN DARBY MD

Psychiatry

4,683

$864K

144
43 are 65+

91%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

TIGRAN GEVORKIAN M.D.

Psychiatry

4,664

$1.06M

257
135 are 65+

61%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

63%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

Sources

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