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Top Physician Assistant 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
LAURO ARTEAGA PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant

19,492

$652K

1403
1219 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$33
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

GREGORY BAKER P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant

18,842

$1.17M

524
267 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

GENEKH IOFEL MD

Physician Assistant

18,091

$1.7M

264
249 are 65+

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$94
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

BRIAN MITU F.N.P., P.A.-C

Physician Assistant

17,752

$1.11M

527
456 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

EDGAR GONZALEZ PA-C

Physician Assistant

16,245

$618K

880
751 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

JAMES GUTZMAN PA-C, RN, FNP

Physician Assistant

15,602

$660K

657
503 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

DANIEL DOMINGUEZ PA

Physician Assistant

13,208

$1.98M

493
283 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$150
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

IRENE MARTINEZ-MURGUIA PA-C

Physician Assistant

12,349

$877K

720
593 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

WILLIAM EATON MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

12,280

$886K

991
876 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

TIMOTHY SO PA

Physician Assistant

12,196

$570K

333
234 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

CHEN-CHI LEE PA

Physician Assistant

12,005

$737K

661
616 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

RICARDO BRAVO PA

Physician Assistant

11,461

$495K

548
449 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$43
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

OSCAR GALINDO

Physician Assistant

11,459

$672K

824
704 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

VANCE ANGELES PA

Physician Assistant

11,126

$422K

684
282 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

JOSE RIVERA PAC

Physician Assistant

10,769

$570K

574
473 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

ERIC HIXON PA

Physician Assistant

10,566

$520K

455
201 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

ERIN STARR ROMERO P.A.-C

Physician Assistant

10,423

$606K

864
746 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

CYNTHIA CHAN P.A.

Physician Assistant

9,834

$720K

558
527 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

MARTHA GARCIA PA-C

Physician Assistant

9,799

$634K

613
498 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

MAX HEMPING PHYSICIANS ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant

9,782

$636K

336
152 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

LETICIA GONZALEZ P.AC

Physician Assistant

9,630

$464K

358
285 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

ARPINE ATOIAN PAC

Physician Assistant

9,600

$732K

714
452 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

VALERIE DRUZHNIKOV PA-C

Physician Assistant

9,489

$384K

400
331 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

STEVEN GAWTHROP P.A.

Physician Assistant

9,053

$484K

370
132 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

JESSE COLLINS P.A.-C

Physician Assistant

8,928

$259K

373
82 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$29
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

Sources

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