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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
CHAU TON-THAT D.O.

Psychiatry

4,086

$537K

221
63 are 65+

56%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

CHUN RYU M.D.

Psychiatry

4,055

$711K

265
132 are 65+

36%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

MOATAZ GIURGIUS MD

Psychiatry

4,048

$699K

298
156 are 65+

40%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

ARMEN GOENJIAN MD

Psychiatry

4,042

$617K

148
37 are 65+

35%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

PRAKASH BHATIA M.D.

Psychiatry

4,014

$802K

236
26 are 65+

42%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

RAHIMA AFGHAN MD

Psychiatry

4,004

$399K

384
146 are 65+

34%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

GHADA AL-ASADI MD

Psychiatry

3,993

$612K

326
126 are 65+

39%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

HISHAM SOLIMAN MD

Psychiatry

3,964

$673K

351
79 are 65+

48%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

CECILIA ANDRADA M.D.

Psychiatry

3,962

$636K

175
31 are 65+

65%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

BRUCE APPELBAUM M.D.

Psychiatry

3,949

$904K

233
38 are 65+

29%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

GUSTAVO ALVA M.D.

Psychiatry

3,940

$1.08M

305
160 are 65+

49%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

60%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

JEN-HSIUNG WANG M.D.

Psychiatry

3,939

$891K

158
24 are 65+

79%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

RENEE SMITH M.D.

Psychiatry

3,891

$757K

160
37 are 65+

81%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

MARK MELDEN D.O.

Psychiatry

3,864

$751K

238
65 are 65+

66%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

RICHARD MALEK M.D.

Psychiatry

3,862

$761K

213
19 are 65+

74%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

ARVIN MIROW MD

Psychiatry

3,859

$495K

253
146 are 65+

34%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

IYENGAR MALINI MD

Psychiatry

3,854

$588K

470
108 are 65+

64%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

PRAVIN KANSAGRA MD M.D.

Psychiatry

3,837

$815K

166
16 are 65+

75%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

LEONARD JONES M.D.

Psychiatry

3,827

$541K

338
45 are 65+

42%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

LORETA MULOKAS MD

Psychiatry

3,819

$502K

294
255 are 65+

55%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

VISIT CHATSUTHIPHAN M.D.

Psychiatry

3,815

$654K

250
68 are 65+

35%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

42%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

THOMAS BUCKLEY MD

Psychiatry

3,804

$1.03M

273
37 are 65+

59%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

NAM TRAN MD

Psychiatry

3,792

$802K

224
50 are 65+

38%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

DONALD FENNELL M.D.

Psychiatry

3,786

$976K

211
23 are 65+

65%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 20%

35%
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%

Sources

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