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Prescriber Checkup

Top Neurology Prescribers in Connecticut

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
PETER RUDZINSKIY MD

Neurology

2,336

$693K

239
115 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$296
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

VELANDY MANOHAR M.D.

Neurology

2,317

$328K

119
are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$142
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

STEPHEN CONWAY M.D.

Neurology

2,298

$1.33M

253
201 are 65+

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$578
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

DARIO ZAGAR M.D.

Neurology

2,234

$481K

317
251 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$215
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

MICHAEL KRINSKY MD

Neurology

2,146

$933K

327
260 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$435
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

LAWRENCE BLUTH M.D>

Neurology

2,140

$581K

292
240 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$271
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

ROBERT BONWETSCH MD

Neurology

2,138

$463K

304
213 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$216
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

ANDRE LERER M.D.

Neurology

2,123

$403K

211
149 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$190
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

AMY KNORR MD

Neurology

2,035

$354K

185
143 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$174
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

PHILIP BARASCH MD

Neurology

2,021

$341K

316
243 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$169
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

BARRY SPASS M.D.

Neurology

1,901

$504K

198
141 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$265
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

PETER WADE MD

Neurology

1,877

$2.06M

276
156 are 65+

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$1099
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

JOAN PUGLIA M.D.

Neurology

1,848

$456K

208
170 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$247
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

LOUIS CUZZONE MD

Neurology

1,831

$627K

165
133 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$342
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

DAVID WAITZMAN MD

Neurology

1,782

$986K

185
111 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$553
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

JAMES MCVEETY MD

Neurology

1,750

$522K

206
171 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$298
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

CHARISSE LITCHMAN MD

Neurology

1,732

$387K

111
82 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$223
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

ADAM MEDNICK MD PHD

Neurology

1,729

$624K

200
148 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$361
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

DARYL STORY MD

Neurology

1,683

$382K

195
171 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$227
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

BARRY GORDON DO

Neurology

1,635

$415K

203
152 are 65+

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$254
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

KANAGA SENA MD

Neurology

1,582

$510K

237
191 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$322
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

PHILIP MICALIZZI MD

Neurology

1,561

$343K

266
193 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$219
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

MADELEINE KITAJ M.D.

Neurology

1,552

$132K

106
59 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$85
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

DUARTE MACHADO M.D.

Neurology

1,542

$315K

167
118 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$205
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

DAVID TKESHELASHVILI M.D.

Neurology

1,509

$397K

179
146 are 65+

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$263
Average prescription price

Avg: $301

Sources

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