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Top Specialist Prescribers in Georgia

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
MICHAEL LAKE M.D.

Specialist

1,489

$140K

276
227 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$94
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

ROBERT PILCHER M.D.,PHD

Specialist

1,473

$49.5K

532
378 are 65+

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$34
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

DENNIS LACEY MD

Specialist

1,454

$325K

180
148 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$223
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

GARY RICHTER M.D.

Specialist

1,441

$423K

401
290 are 65+

60%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$293
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

MATTHEWS GWYNN M.D.

Specialist

1,425

$483K

195
160 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$339
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

ALICE DAVID M.D.

Specialist

1,421

$486K

243
184 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$342
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

AMY BURGETT MDFACOG

Specialist

1,416

$107K

332
277 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$75
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

FADI HIJAZI M.D.

Specialist

1,399

$272K

180
116 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$194
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

NILANEE KARIKARAN M.D.

Specialist

1,380

$510K

266
211 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$370
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

HOWARD GOLDBERG MD

Specialist

1,371

$98.9K

356
336 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

DAVID SHEPARD M.D.

Specialist

1,369

$373K

192
144 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$272
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

MARVIN JONES MD

Specialist

1,338

$191K

84
64 are 65+

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$143
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

JAMES KAY M.D.

Specialist

1,335

$99.4K

315
279 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

CHALLORI REDDY M.D.

Specialist

1,329

$62.9K

396
310 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

JAMES GOWEN M.D.

Specialist

1,315

$75.8K

239
184 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

DONALD LOEBL MD

Specialist

1,314

$477K

147
118 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$363
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

HILLARY HAHM MD, PHD

Specialist

1,313

$363K

225
188 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$277
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

HARI MADICHETTY MD, FCCP, D-ABSM

Specialist

1,309

$216K

225
160 are 65+

74%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$165
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

CURTIS MILES M.D

Specialist

1,285

$971K

172
139 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$756
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

M. RAMZY HAJMURAD M.D.

Specialist

1,282

$71K

207
171 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

LISA PRICE M.D.

Specialist

1,279

$216K

260
184 are 65+

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$169
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

SHAHEEN NOORANI M.D

Specialist

1,276

$246K

191
119 are 65+

73%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$193
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

FLOYD GARRETT M.D.

Specialist

1,275

$126K

65
43 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$98
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

SATYEN MEHTA MD

Specialist

1,256

$1.3M

173
134 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$1036
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

JAMES PETWAY M.D., F.C.C.P.

Specialist

1,256

$353K

114
98 are 65+

50%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$281
Average prescription price

Avg: $144

Sources

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