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Prescriber Checkup

Top Family Medicine Prescribers in District of Columbia

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
ANDREA JAMES MD

Family Medicine

438

$300K

14
5 are 65+

72%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$686
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

STEPHANIE LETOURNEAU M.D.

Family Medicine

2,191

$508K

91
28 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$232
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

JOEL ANG MD

Family Medicine

2,763

$593K

100
78 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$215
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

MEREDITH JOSEPHS M.D.

Family Medicine

1,069

$170K

55
43 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$159
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

DARLENE LAWRENCE

Family Medicine

1,842

$221K

65
28 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$120
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

VERNON SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

875

$95.3K

40
35 are 65+

49%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$109
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

PAUL BEALS M.D.

Family Medicine

466

$43.3K

47
34 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

JAMES WILLIAMS MD

Family Medicine

2,476

$217K

312
281 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

KATE SUGARMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

4,070

$320K

181
90 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

MERIDITH KOLBRENER MD

Family Medicine

1,968

$152K

119
45 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$77
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

PATRICIA OSHODI M.D.

Family Medicine

984

$75.6K

94
52 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$77
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

DIONNE LYNCH MD

Family Medicine

4,968

$365K

220
192 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

MELVIN GERALD

Family Medicine

11,742

$831K

479
347 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

BARRY SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

4,687

$331K

203
142 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

EDWIN WILLIAMS M.D.

Family Medicine

8,498

$589K

431
285 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

RICHARD ASHBY M.D.

Family Medicine

4,231

$293K

141
86 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

AMOREENA HOWELL MD, MSPH

Family Medicine

578

$39.3K

35
21 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

KRISHNAN NARASIMHAN M.D.

Family Medicine

1,422

$90.5K

76
40 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

ERIC MARSHALL MD

Family Medicine

9,030

$574K

562
399 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

MICHELLE ROETT MD

Family Medicine

552

$35K

71
45 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

EMILY HARRISON M.D.

Family Medicine

463

$29.1K

125
101 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

LUIS PADILLA MD

Family Medicine

1,505

$93.7K

83
48 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

BABAFEMI ADENUGA MD

Family Medicine

1,258

$78K

91
53 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

BYRON JASPER M.D., MPH

Family Medicine

1,568

$95.9K

213
120 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

CRYSTAL MACKIE M.D.

Family Medicine

849

$51.5K

76
29 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $63

Sources

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