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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
STEPHEN CONWAY M.D.

Neurology

2,341

$1.24M

279
223 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$528
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

LAWRENCE BLUTH M.D>

Neurology

2,338

$713K

326
263 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$305
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

ROBERT BONWETSCH MD

Neurology

2,334

$523K

309
213 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$224
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

DUARTE MACHADO M.D.

Neurology

2,315

$416K

261
185 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$179
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

MICHAEL KRINSKY MD

Neurology

2,260

$1.07M

346
267 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$471
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

DARIO ZAGAR M.D.

Neurology

2,187

$621K

320
255 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$284
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

PHILIP BARASCH MD

Neurology

2,181

$747K

344
260 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$342
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

PETER WADE MD

Neurology

2,133

$2.87M

309
170 are 65+

39%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$1348
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

EDWARD SPELLMAN MD

Neurology

2,127

$585K

341
229 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$275
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

ANIS RACY MD

Neurology

2,068

$477K

269
153 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$231
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

DAVID WAITZMAN MD

Neurology

2,065

$1.14M

206
120 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$553
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

ANDRE LERER M.D.

Neurology

2,055

$381K

239
174 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$185
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

BARRY SPASS M.D.

Neurology

2,031

$639K

225
166 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$315
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

OLIVIA COICULESCU M.D.

Neurology

1,995

$213K

235
154 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$107
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

MARINA ZARETSKAYA-FUCHS MD

Neurology

1,926

$864K

244
151 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$449
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

DARYL STORY MD

Neurology

1,896

$504K

225
198 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$266
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

ADAM MEDNICK MD PHD

Neurology

1,884

$651K

225
170 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$345
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

JUSTIN MONTANYE MD

Neurology

1,880

$298K

212
123 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$158
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

BARRY GORDON DO

Neurology

1,839

$427K

262
199 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$232
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

LOUIS CUZZONE MD

Neurology

1,784

$940K

188
151 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$527
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

DAVID TKESHELASHVILI M.D.

Neurology

1,760

$420K

205
168 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$238
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

MADELEINE KITAJ M.D.

Neurology

1,680

$147K

99
64 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

PHILIP MICALIZZI MD

Neurology

1,623

$431K

257
190 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$266
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

JAMES MCVEETY MD

Neurology

1,593

$502K

222
165 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$315
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

YANIV CHEN M.D.C.M.

Neurology

1,579

$470K

223
160 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$298
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

Sources

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