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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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
CEDRIC POKU-DANKWAH MD

Family Medicine

5,029

$259K

173
131 are 65+

N/A
N/A

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

MELVIN GERALD

Family Medicine

11,622

$679K

492
341 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

7%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 3%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

EDWIN WILLIAMS M.D.

Family Medicine

9,113

$459K

332
211 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 3%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

Sources

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