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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

377

$208K

17
are 65+

71%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$552
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

JOEL ANG MD

Family Medicine

2,304

$479K

85
68 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$208
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

STEPHANIE LETOURNEAU M.D.

Family Medicine

1,642

$322K

69
23 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$196
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

MEREDITH JOSEPHS M.D.

Family Medicine

1,031

$117K

35
30 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$113
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

KATE SUGARMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

2,452

$242K

101
51 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$99
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

CHARLENE BROWNE MD

Family Medicine

1,501

$140K

155
19 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$94
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

DARLENE LAWRENCE

Family Medicine

1,869

$172K

69
32 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

VERNON SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

874

$70.6K

32
27 are 65+

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$81
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

BRENDAN LEVY M.D.

Family Medicine

472

$34.7K

83
56 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

PATRICIA OSHODI M.D.

Family Medicine

1,173

$84.3K

131
73 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

DIONNE LYNCH MD

Family Medicine

5,366

$382K

236
202 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

PAUL BEALS M.D.

Family Medicine

506

$35.1K

51
39 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

JAMES WILLIAMS MD

Family Medicine

1,854

$128K

242
217 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

SHAYLA GRAHAM-BROCK M.D.

Family Medicine

2,967

$194K

127
49 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

MICHELLE ROETT MD

Family Medicine

1,033

$65.8K

85
52 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

MICHELE ARTHURS M.D.

Family Medicine

799

$50.7K

144
108 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

MICHELLE GASKINS CRAIG

Family Medicine

2,072

$131K

90
43 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

RICHARD ASHBY M.D.

Family Medicine

3,798

$240K

143
79 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

KRISHNAN NARASIMHAN M.D.

Family Medicine

1,078

$68.1K

73
36 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

MELVIN GERALD

Family Medicine

13,533

$813K

538
372 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

BARRY SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

5,490

$324K

213
148 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

JOHN FOXEN MD

Family Medicine

1,023

$59.5K

68
38 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

EDWIN WILLIAMS M.D.

Family Medicine

8,875

$516K

410
264 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

ERIC MARSHALL MD

Family Medicine

8,591

$491K

431
291 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

VIVIAN ARTIS MD

Family Medicine

1,483

$82.1K

72
35 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $56

Sources

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