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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

5,507

$1.18M

204
81 are 65+

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$214
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

MEER ZONOZI M.D.

Nephrology

5,431

$1.19M

189
72 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$219
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

SHARI LEWIS M.D.

Nephrology

5,151

$260K

174
132 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

RICHARD PALMER MD

Nephrology

4,258

$382K

166
91 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

ANTHONY BIVINS MD

Nephrology

3,355

$640K

107
60 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$191
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

KAMLESH GUPTA M.D.

Nephrology

3,275

$946K

97
33 are 65+

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$289
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

MARGARITA KULLICK MD

Nephrology

3,140

$471K

176
123 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$150
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

COSETTE JAMIESON MD

Nephrology

3,019

$478K

217
127 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$158
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

GILBERTO VERA M.D.

Nephrology

2,750

$431K

98
44 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$157
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

ELWIN BUSTOS MD

Nephrology

2,732

$534K

189
124 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$196
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

CONSTANCE MERE MD

Nephrology

2,573

$375K

107
64 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$146
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

JOYCE GONIN MD

Nephrology

1,844

$263K

108
81 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$143
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

SUSAN GINSBERG MD

Nephrology

1,609

$228K

58
32 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$142
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

HASSAN BUSHEHRI MD

Nephrology

1,446

$173K

85
63 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$120
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

JAY OCUIN MD

Nephrology

1,426

$343K

90
30 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$240
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

MIRIAM MICHAEL MD

Nephrology

1,424

$229K

87
46 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$161
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

ERIC ANTWI-DONKOR MD

Nephrology

1,385

$203K

77
34 are 65+

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$147
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

JEREMY MARCUS M.D.

Nephrology

1,328

$199K

116
52 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$150
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

SHADI HAMWI MD

Nephrology

1,318

$50.4K

349
310 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

OYIJE IHEAGWARA MD

Nephrology

1,285

$126K

235
136 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$98
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

KATHRYN RATANAVANICH D.O.

Nephrology

1,233

$270K

90
29 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$219
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

SERBAN DRAGOI MD

Nephrology

1,207

$198K

56
31 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$164
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

DEVIKA WIJESEKERA M.D.

Nephrology

1,203

$127K

203
186 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$105
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

ELEANOR DAQUIOAG M.D.

Nephrology

1,091

$210K

174
150 are 65+

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$193
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

MOHAMMAD KHAN M.D.

Nephrology

1,044

$351K

115
62 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$336
Average prescription price

Avg: $169

Sources

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