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Prescriber Checkup » Connecticut » Psychiatry

Top Psychiatry 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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
LORI CALABRESE M.D.

Psychiatry

2,341

$423K

202
137 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

N/A
N/A

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$181
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

CONSTANTINE ZARIPHES M.D.

Psychiatry

3,740

$290K

270
172 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

N/A

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

LAURENCE LOREFICE M.D.

Psychiatry

2,011

$192K

128
112 are 65+

N/A
N/A

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$95
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

OWEN SCHNEIDER MD

Psychiatry

1,854

$216K

149
65 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

N/A

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$117
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

F MUELLER M D

Psychiatry

2,725

$426K

172
117 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

N/A
N/A

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$156
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

LAURENCE GOLDSTEIN MD

Psychiatry

1,262

$122K

97
62 are 65+

N/A
N/A
N/A

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$97
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

SHAH NAWAZ M.D.

Psychiatry

4,034

$448K

265
68 are 65+

N/A
N/A

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$111
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

NEIL LIEBOWITZ MD

Psychiatry

1,897

$185K

156
102 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

N/A
N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$97
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

GALE LEVIN M.D.

Psychiatry

2,733

$388K

183
77 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

N/A

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$142
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

JOSHUA POLLACK M.D.

Psychiatry

1,604

$180K

136
133 are 65+

N/A
N/A

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$112
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

ALNOOR RAMJI MD

Psychiatry

578

$54.8K

74
48 are 65+

N/A
N/A
N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$95
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

MARK LIGORSKI MD

Psychiatry

1,422

$266K

94
51 are 65+

14%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

N/A

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$187
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

ANTON FRY MD

Psychiatry

2,189

$263K

213
145 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

N/A

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$120
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

CLAUDIA BEMIS MD

Psychiatry

682

$55.5K

90
67 are 65+

N/A
N/A

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$81
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

MARK WAYNIK MD

Psychiatry

7,247

$1.08M

465
231 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

N/A

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$149
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

MANOHARAN NACHIYAPPAN MD

Psychiatry

2,372

$210K

183
75 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

N/A
N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

ALAN SIEGAL MD

Psychiatry

4,363

$570K

498
425 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

N/A
N/A

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$131
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

BRUCE ROTHSCHILD MD

Psychiatry

2,887

$380K

214
117 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

N/A
N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$132
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

LAZARO POMERANIEC MD

Psychiatry

2,492

$303K

181
117 are 65+

N/A
N/A
N/A

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$121
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

ROBERT LUSSIER M.D.

Psychiatry

2,051

$301K

105
43 are 65+

N/A
N/A

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$147
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

PETER MOHRER M.D.

Psychiatry

1,146

$140K

115
78 are 65+

N/A
N/A
N/A

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$122
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

ROYA GHADIMI M.D.

Psychiatry

722

$86.9K

60
50 are 65+

N/A
N/A
N/A

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$120
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

STEVEN KAHN MD

Psychiatry

1,762

$215K

99
45 are 65+

N/A
N/A
N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$122
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

EDGARDO LORENZO MD

Psychiatry

2,232

$226K

166
71 are 65+

N/A
N/A

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$101
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

ROY LAFRENIER MD

Psychiatry

1,731

$197K

143
106 are 65+

N/A
N/A

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$114
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

Sources

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