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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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
LINDA SCHAFFER M.D.

Psychiatry

763

$57.4K

52
47 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$75
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

LUCY LIAO M.D.

Psychiatry

762

$105K

48
15 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$138
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

GREGG SENTENN M.D.

Psychiatry

762

$89.1K

33
13 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$117
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

BHAVINKUMAR PARIKH MD

Psychiatry

761

$118K

135
91 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$155
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

ELSA CRUZ M.D.

Psychiatry

760

$116K

47
5 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$153
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

RESHMA BHAT MD

Psychiatry

760

$78.6K

173
107 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$103
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

KAREN PETERSON M.D.

Psychiatry

759

$87.5K

62
5 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$115
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

WILBUR WALKER M.D.

Psychiatry

759

$69.6K

33
20 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

PATRICK FITZSIMMONS M.D.

Psychiatry

758

$86.3K

42
37 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$114
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

PAUL HEIM MD

Psychiatry

756

$111K

35
17 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$147
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

JULIAN SMITH M.D.

Psychiatry

755

$132K

31
5 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$175
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

JEFFREY DAVIS MD

Psychiatry

754

$93K

108
69 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$123
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

GARY GIBBS DO

Psychiatry

753

$148K

69
5 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$196
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

SHARADHA RAGHAVAN MD

Psychiatry

753

$66.1K

38
14 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

MARC REINER MD

Psychiatry

752

$121K

37
16 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$161
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

JOEL FINE MD

Psychiatry

752

$33.5K

57
20 are 65+

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

DAVID ATKINS MD

Psychiatry

751

$147K

136
73 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$196
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

WILLIAM CIPRIANO, M.D.

Psychiatry

749

$122K

32
5 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$163
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

JOHN BARRY MD

Psychiatry

746

$62.9K

61
5 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$84
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

TRACY CHAFFEE M.D.

Psychiatry

746

$43.4K

101
63 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

RONALD SILVERSTEIN M.D.

Psychiatry

745

$56.1K

56
33 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$75
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

ALEX DIMITRIU MD

Psychiatry

743

$94.2K

39
34 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$127
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

JONATHON PORTER D.O

Psychiatry

743

$82.7K

119
60 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$111
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

GREGORY SAZIMA MD MD

Psychiatry

743

$32.1K

40
26 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$43
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

VALERIE DAVIS M.D.

Psychiatry

741

$113K

41
5 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$153
Average prescription price

Avg: $125

Sources

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