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Prescriber Checkup » Hawaii » Psychiatry

Top Psychiatry Prescribers in Hawaii

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 Narcotics Antipsychotics to Patients Over 65 Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
JEFFREY AKAKA

Psychiatry

2,234

$520K

90
19 are 65+

89%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

KEN MATSUMOTO M.D.

Psychiatry

2,198

$715K

126
31 are 65+

87%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

GLORIFIN BELMONTE M.D.

Psychiatry

3,241

$955K

142
33 are 65+

79%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

JOHN BALOG M.D.

Psychiatry

1,737

$421K

106
20 are 65+

75%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

THI NGOC TRAN M.D.

Psychiatry

2,384

$652K

114
17 are 65+

71%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

JB SAMPSELL MD

Psychiatry

2,051

$560K

133
21 are 65+

67%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

HAROLD GOLDBERG MD

Psychiatry

1,390

$358K

114
26 are 65+

65%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

ALAN BUFFENSTEIN M.D

Psychiatry

3,019

$834K

127
39 are 65+

62%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

40%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

BRETT LU MD PHD

Psychiatry

470

$68.3K

78
71 are 65+

49%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

SAMUEL PALTIN DO MD MA

Psychiatry

535

$73.1K

95
77 are 65+

45%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

ANGELA WAI MD

Psychiatry

691

$122K

48
25 are 65+

44%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

MICHAEL ZAFRANI MD

Psychiatry

1,905

$671K

113
60 are 65+

43%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

45%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

JOHN PURTZER DO

Psychiatry

802

$113K

49
30 are 65+

43%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

ELENA SHARIPOVA M.D.

Psychiatry

2,900

$531K

151
31 are 65+

42%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

GREGORY YUEN M.D.

Psychiatry

4,945

$1.11M

177
59 are 65+

41%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

MYA HLA MD

Psychiatry

1,245

$208K

62
30 are 65+

37%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

JON COONEY MD

Psychiatry

3,695

$730K

208
146 are 65+

36%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

SAMUEL GADAM MD

Psychiatry

2,070

$438K

372
363 are 65+

34%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

DENNIS LEE MD MPH

Psychiatry

808

$107K

89
44 are 65+

32%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

MICHAEL MCCANLESS MD

Psychiatry

248

$50.8K

57
37 are 65+

30%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

JON BETWEE M.D.

Psychiatry

719

$120K

69
41 are 65+

29%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

VIJAYA VELLANKI M.D.

Psychiatry

1,027

$166K

131
100 are 65+

26%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

TOSHIYUKI SHIBATA MD

Psychiatry

995

$169K

104
60 are 65+

25%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

JOHN GUO M.D.

Psychiatry

1,154

$185K

110
70 are 65+

23%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 17%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 34%

Sources

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