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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
EVANGELOS XISTRIS M.D.

Neurology

1,548

$276K

192
155 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$178
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

BINDU LAL MD

Neurology

1,499

$182K

79
5 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$121
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

THOMAS TOOTHAKER M.D.

Neurology

1,491

$255K

259
207 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$171
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

MARIA MORO-DE-CASILLAS MD

Neurology

1,482

$419K

176
136 are 65+

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$283
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

HALIMA EL-MOSLIMANY M.D.

Neurology

1,461

$797K

199
111 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$545
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

ERIC KUNG M.D.

Neurology

1,458

$150K

169
135 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$103
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

P. CHRISTOPHER GOTTSCHALK M.D.

Neurology

1,438

$271K

136
50 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$188
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

LAWERENCE BECK MD

Neurology

1,421

$424K

219
182 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$298
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

PETER MCALLISTER M.D.

Neurology

1,416

$664K

204
144 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$469
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

KESHAV RAO MD

Neurology

1,416

$278K

214
167 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$197
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

IRA POLLACK M.D.

Neurology

1,400

$258K

183
118 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$184
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

MARC KAWALICK M.D.

Neurology

1,382

$333K

157
123 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$241
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

STEVEN NOVELLA MD

Neurology

1,339

$134K

186
69 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$100
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

NORMAN WERDIGER M.D.

Neurology

1,294

$511K

179
141 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$395
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

DAVID GRECO M.D.

Neurology

1,225

$1.41M

196
128 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$1148
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

DIANE WIRZ M.D.

Neurology

1,222

$333K

120
77 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$272
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

CHARISSE LITCHMAN MD

Neurology

1,182

$226K

83
57 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$191
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

BEHZAD HABIBI KHAMENEH M.D.

Neurology

1,175

$150K

188
160 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$128
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

MARIE CARL EUGENE D.O.

Neurology

1,145

$222K

124
37 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$194
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

ALEXANDRA FLOWERS M.D.

Neurology

1,142

$104K

90
43 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$91
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

DAPHNE ROBAKIS M.D.

Neurology

1,131

$556K

238
194 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$492
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

SADAF KHORASANIZADEH MD

Neurology

1,098

$300K

164
129 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$273
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

ARMEN BABIGIAN M.D.

Neurology

1,081

$318K

118
85 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$294
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

IRINA TARABAN MD

Neurology

1,067

$216K

122
96 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$202
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

ARJUNA MANNAM M.D

Neurology

1,066

$49.8K

138
80 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

Sources

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