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Prescriber Checkup

Top Nephrology 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
YUDH GUPTA DR.

Nephrology

6,657

$1.08M

227
82 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$162
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

MEER ZONOZI M.D.

Nephrology

5,770

$933K

205
79 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$162
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

KAMLESH GUPTA M.D.

Nephrology

4,233

$964K

120
41 are 65+

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$228
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

RICHARD PALMER MD

Nephrology

3,578

$293K

153
79 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$82
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

ANTHONY BIVINS MD

Nephrology

2,987

$452K

101
51 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$151
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

ELWIN BUSTOS MD

Nephrology

2,908

$482K

201
132 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$166
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

GILBERTO VERA M.D.

Nephrology

2,893

$435K

100
42 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$151
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

COSETTE JAMIESON MD

Nephrology

2,707

$360K

220
128 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$133
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

CONSTANCE MERE MD

Nephrology

2,637

$354K

105
61 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$134
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

ARTHUR FINKELSTEIN M.D.

Nephrology

2,195

$425K

137
77 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$194
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

MIRIAM MICHAEL MD

Nephrology

1,791

$197K

126
65 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$110
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

SUSAN GINSBERG MD

Nephrology

1,669

$266K

59
35 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$159
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

HASSAN BUSHEHRI MD

Nephrology

1,601

$173K

89
67 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$108
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

JOYCE GONIN MD

Nephrology

1,571

$200K

100
68 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$127
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

ERIC ANTWI-DONKOR MD

Nephrology

1,454

$193K

94
50 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$133
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

KATHRYN RATANAVANICH D.O.

Nephrology

1,297

$138K

86
27 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$106
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

JEREMY MARCUS M.D.

Nephrology

1,281

$203K

104
42 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$159
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

SERBAN DRAGOI MD

Nephrology

1,161

$229K

58
35 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$197
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

ELEANOR DAQUIOAG M.D.

Nephrology

1,071

$145K

181
159 are 65+

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$136
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

JAY OCUIN MD

Nephrology

1,063

$189K

95
30 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$178
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

DEVIKA WIJESEKERA M.D.

Nephrology

1,008

$63K

203
175 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

MOHAMMAD KHAN M.D.

Nephrology

964

$260K

107
53 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$270
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

SHARI LEWIS M.D.

Nephrology

944

$42.7K

95
77 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

MICHAEL SHERMAN

Nephrology

937

$137K

97
47 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$146
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

SUSIE LEW MD

Nephrology

922

$125K

63
34 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$135
Average prescription price

Avg: $154

Sources

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