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Top Specialist Prescribers in Florida

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
SUSANTI CHOWDHURY M.D.

Specialist

229

$6,985

47
17 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$31
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

ANGELO LA PIETRA MD

Specialist

230

$4,755

179
165 are 65+

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$21
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

ROBERTO ACOSTA M.D., P.A.

Specialist

231

$10.3K

142
121 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

NAGELLA RAVINDRA M.D.

Specialist

232

$4,240

107
70 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$18
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

EUFEMIANO CARDOSO MD

Specialist

235

$2,488

133
114 are 65+

N/A

$11
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

JOHN DAVIDSON MD

Specialist

237

$3,969

119
103 are 65+

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$17
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

MARTIN GROSSMAN MD, FACS, FACG.

Specialist

237

$5,139

152
120 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$22
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

JEFFREY UECKER M.D., P.A.

Specialist

238

$3,777

85
65 are 65+

N/A

$16
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

STEVEN HALBREICH M.D

Specialist

241

$16.4K

117
93 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

CELIA NELSON MD, FACS

Specialist

242

$3,193

148
136 are 65+

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$13
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

MURTHY RAVIPATI M.D.

Specialist

242

$2,197

91
43 are 65+

N/A

$9
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

JONATHAN MINES MD

Specialist

243

$21.6K

82
77 are 65+

66%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$89
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

ALKA ARORA M.D

Specialist

244

$162K

59
54 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$664
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

CHRISTOPHER KELLY M.D.

Specialist

246

$6,261

89
66 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

THOMAS CONNELLY MD

Specialist

247

$10.1K

133
128 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

THOMAS HENDRICK M.D.

Specialist

248

$5,573

95
69 are 65+

N/A

$22
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

EDWARD LAZZARIN M.D.

Specialist

248

$14.9K

59
46 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

FRANK TOUB MD

Specialist

252

$4,575

143
115 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$18
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

JONATHAN WIDEROFF M.D.

Specialist

253

$3,220

175
170 are 65+

N/A

$13
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

QUEHUONG PHAM M.D.

Specialist

260

$3,682

126
104 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$14
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

PLACIDO ROQUIZ MD PA

Specialist

261

$4,935

118
94 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$19
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

JEFFREY LASKOFF M.D.

Specialist

261

$10.6K

155
125 are 65+

N/A

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

RONALD WHEELER M.D.

Specialist

264

$84.9K

66
61 are 65+

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$322
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

NATHAN HIRSCH M.D.

Specialist

267

$26.6K

64
52 are 65+

61%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$100
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

HOWARD HERMANS M.D.

Specialist

268

$7,332

75
60 are 65+

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $101

Sources

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