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Prescriber Checkup » Colorado » Emergency Medicine

Top Emergency Medicine Prescribers in Colorado

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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
DAVID WILSON MD

Emergency Medicine

192

$1,652

120
52 are 65+

65%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$9
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

DAVID OKEEFE MD

Emergency Medicine

198

$1,967

150
83 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

40%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$10
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

ROMANA HERNANDEZ MD

Emergency Medicine

201

$2,525

114
48 are 65+

49%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

19%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$13
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

GREGORY TIETZ

Emergency Medicine

226

$2,842

145
62 are 65+

39%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$13
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

CAROL JOSLIN MD

Emergency Medicine

228

$2,273

151
70 are 65+

47%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$10
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

FRANK MARTINEZ M.D., MPH

Emergency Medicine

230

$2,046

130
63 are 65+

49%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$9
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

GREGORY COLLINS D.O.

Emergency Medicine

233

$3,308

156
53 are 65+

49%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$14
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

RICHARD LOEHR

Emergency Medicine

242

$4,245

164
58 are 65+

40%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$18
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

DAVID MCARDLE M.D.

Emergency Medicine

255

$3,015

159
80 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

33%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$12
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

PAUL FRUTOS DO

Emergency Medicine

263

$3,273

131
56 are 65+

27%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

13%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$12
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

W LEACH M.D.

Emergency Medicine

269

$31.3K

229
168 are 65+

12%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

70%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$116
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

TIMOTHY VARALLO M.D.

Emergency Medicine

277

$4,263

167
88 are 65+

40%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

13%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$15
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

J MICHAEL CARUSO MD

Emergency Medicine

281

$3,338

145
114 are 65+

26%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

19%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$12
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

STEPHEN SLAUSON

Emergency Medicine

287

$5,121

173
94 are 65+

35%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$18
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

JOSEPH YOUNG M.D.

Emergency Medicine

293

$3,005

164
75 are 65+

28%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

32%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$10
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

MATTHEW MISJA

Emergency Medicine

299

$4,885

165
68 are 65+

39%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$16
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

JIM TRIONE M.D.

Emergency Medicine

308

$2,883

173
97 are 65+

44%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

20%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$9
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

SEAN DONAHUE

Emergency Medicine

332

$4,832

169
73 are 65+

23%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

36%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$15
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

ROBERT BAPTIST M.D.

Emergency Medicine

345

$9,833

234
186 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

16%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$29
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

SCOTT DERUITER M.D.

Emergency Medicine

355

$6,104

218
149 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$17
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

LESLIE MOATS

Emergency Medicine

356

$6,218

211
86 are 65+

43%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

3%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$17
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

MICHAEL PFANNENSTIEL M.D.

Emergency Medicine

363

$4,666

225
113 are 65+

24%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

26%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$13
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

ERIC BOYER M.D.

Emergency Medicine

377

$11K

199
74 are 65+

34%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

26%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$29
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

DOUGLAS SHARP D.O.

Emergency Medicine

379

$5,396

200
127 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

31%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$14
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

MELVIN ROBINSON

Emergency Medicine

400

$5,173

192
81 are 65+

59%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$13
Average prescription price

Avg: $29

Sources

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