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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
VICTOR YLAGAN MD

Neurology

1,065

$318K

154
119 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$299
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

AVINASH PRASAD MD

Neurology

1,005

$108K

89
35 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$107
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

ROBERT THORSEN MD

Neurology

985

$372K

116
85 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$378
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

YOLANDA PENA MD

Neurology

969

$334K

67
34 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$345
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

KAMIL DETYNIECKI M.D

Neurology

943

$359K

99
25 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$380
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

PUE FAROOQUE DO

Neurology

911

$334K

64
5 are 65+

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$366
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

DAVID TINKLEPAUGH MD

Neurology

896

$201K

131
83 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$224
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

JOHN TAURO DO

Neurology

874

$535K

150
111 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$612
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

JENNIFER WERELY M.D.

Neurology

862

$102K

152
121 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$118
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

GANG LIAN M,D., PH.D.

Neurology

837

$58.6K

97
61 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

NABI CHOWDHURY M.D.

Neurology

820

$47K

140
85 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

FREDERICK NAHM MD

Neurology

806

$402K

175
170 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$499
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

NIZAR CHAHIN M.D.

Neurology

741

$535K

85
37 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$722
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

ELLEN SALURAND M.D.

Neurology

728

$67.2K

75
22 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

MARY BAILEY MD

Neurology

726

$1.4M

65
13 are 65+

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$1930
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

WANDA CASTRO-BORRERO MD

Neurology

717

$868K

81
30 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$1210
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

NICHOLAS BLONDIN M.D.

Neurology

716

$285K

159
123 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$398
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

BRIAN GROSBERG MD

Neurology

673

$78K

68
42 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$116
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

DANIEL DICAPUA MD

Neurology

667

$125K

82
53 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$187
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

EVELYN GLEESON MB BCH BAO

Neurology

629

$104K

89
74 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$166
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

NEIL CULLIGAN M.D.

Neurology

616

$130K

141
120 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$212
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

SAMUEL MARKIND M.D.

Neurology

612

$128K

177
137 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$209
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

AGNES JANI-ACSADI MD

Neurology

605

$406K

91
36 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$671
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

ROSLYN EINBINDER MD

Neurology

507

$79.9K

40
28 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$158
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

LISA WEBB MD

Neurology

504

$227K

79
55 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$450
Average prescription price

Avg: $353

Sources

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