ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Cancel

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Florida » Specialist

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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
MAXIMO MONTERREY M.D.

Specialist

2,349

$153K

173
67 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

MARINO MOLINA M.D.

Specialist

1,485

$86K

110
73 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

HUBERTO MERAYO MD

Specialist

8,086

$784K

629
419 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$97
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

SALO SCHAPIRO M.D

Specialist

4,437

$288K

308
180 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

SAMUEL EDWARDS M. D.

Specialist

12,037

$770K

317
298 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

BENJAMIN BARNEA M.D.

Specialist

928

$191K

155
102 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$206
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

ANNE TYSON M.D.

Specialist

3,342

$292K

229
93 are 65+

13%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

9%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$87
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

LUIS MARTINEZ MD

Specialist

1,811

$103K

95
87 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

ARTURO ESPINAL MD PA

Specialist

3,365

$276K

126
106 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$82
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

ELENA KRUGLYAK M.D.

Specialist

1,006

$223K

161
150 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$222
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

RAUL ROA MD

Specialist

2,441

$177K

133
101 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

MAURY HURST MD

Specialist

17,977

$2.04M

480
372 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$113
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

HUGO ROMEU M.D.

Specialist

15,167

$1.81M

433
312 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

53%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$120
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

MIRIAM FELIZ M.D.

Specialist

3,301

$185K

420
367 are 65+

18%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

MARIA QUINTANA M.D.

Specialist

9,175

$562K

262
246 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

ERLINDA ZABALLERO M.D.

Specialist

6,175

$297K

234
176 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

TARAS KOCHNO M.D.

Specialist

5,859

$330K

248
217 are 65+

12%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

24%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

IRA ABRAMSON M.D.

Specialist

9,882

$393K

354
284 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

ERIC PANTALEON M.D.

Specialist

4,322

$376K

185
148 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$87
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

DONOVAN NEMBHARD M.D.

Specialist

12,458

$689K

399
366 are 65+

12%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

GABRIEL RIZZI M.D.

Specialist

5,229

$204K

176
173 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$39
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

MAGDIEL DIAZ MD

Specialist

13,935

$878K

831
769 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

SHAKTI BAKSHI M.D.

Specialist

10,724

$616K

350
297 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

DENCY RIVAS M.D.

Specialist

13,028

$601K

390
229 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

17%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

ELENA VALOR M.D

Specialist

12,122

$1.12M

320
262 are 65+

4%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

3%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $94

Sources

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