ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Georgia » Pain Medicine

Top Pain Medicine 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
LAMAR MOREE M.D.

Pain Medicine

26,627

$1.37M

1367
712 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

BARRY STRAUS M.D.

Pain Medicine

14,651

$1.12M

571
199 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

PATRICK KARL D.O.

Pain Medicine

12,604

$1.17M

537
180 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

DERRELL LEGGETT M.D.

Pain Medicine

9,127

$649K

580
231 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

EFRIM MOORE M.D.

Pain Medicine

6,586

$296K

365
148 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

DAVIN MITCHELL M.D.

Pain Medicine

6,533

$395K

569
235 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

JORGE ALVEAR MD

Pain Medicine

6,198

$461K

425
221 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

SUNG CHANG M.D.

Pain Medicine

5,979

$375K

636
234 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

VIRLYN BISHOP MD

Pain Medicine

5,657

$544K

751
353 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$96
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

RICHARD REISMAN MD

Pain Medicine

5,621

$530K

394
216 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$94
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

LAWRENCE BERMAN M.D.

Pain Medicine

5,240

$238K

545
121 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

RAMON ESPINAL MD

Pain Medicine

5,201

$529K

610
239 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$102
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

STEPHANIE SMITH MD

Pain Medicine

5,105

$411K

381
188 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$81
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

HANS MILLER MD

Pain Medicine

4,659

$247K

243
93 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

PRESTON DELAPERRIERE M.D.

Pain Medicine

4,596

$330K

549
214 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

JAMES SHIELDS MD

Pain Medicine

4,541

$315K

304
123 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

HESS PANJETON MD

Pain Medicine

3,931

$249K

235
74 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

DONALD TAYLOR MD

Pain Medicine

3,903

$500K

169
66 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$128
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

KENNETH JOEL MD

Pain Medicine

3,794

$418K

405
256 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$110
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

SAGAR PATEL MD

Pain Medicine

3,616

$218K

729
271 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

VIJAY THILLAINATHAN MD

Pain Medicine

3,539

$200K

668
256 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

MURUGIAH MANI M.D.

Pain Medicine

3,430

$276K

148
44 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$80
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

BRETT BUTZ MD

Pain Medicine

3,416

$182K

474
271 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

ANA MARIA PLATON MD

Pain Medicine

3,068

$158K

250
99 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

HEMANT YAGNICK MD

Pain Medicine

2,929

$190K

352
140 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 13%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $72

Sources

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