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Prescriber Checkup

Top Surgery Prescribers in Illinois

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
HENRY PIMENTEL M.D.

Surgery

15,455

$956K

278
96 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

JOSEPH OFISI MD

Surgery

12,922

$867K

692
458 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

BRIAN BOE M.D.

Surgery

10,644

$875K

505
306 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$82
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

WAYNE MANSON M.D.

Surgery

7,597

$448K

368
312 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

EMERITO URETA MD

Surgery

5,864

$218K

241
205 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

THOMAS CURRY MD

Surgery

5,307

$217K

301
255 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

ASHOK KUMAR M.D.

Surgery

3,777

$118K

267
219 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$31
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

JOSE TREVINO MD

Surgery

3,178

$201K

286
198 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

EDWARD FESCO MD

Surgery

2,823

$77.7K

113
108 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$28
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

VITHAL KASBEKAR M.D.

Surgery

2,818

$110K

291
194 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$39
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

YONGSOO KWON

Surgery

2,783

$133K

232
123 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

PASCUAL SALES MD

Surgery

2,265

$51.1K

133
58 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$23
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

THOMAS CHORBA MD

Surgery

2,117

$116K

121
91 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

JAMES ALLEN M.D.

Surgery

1,961

$90.8K

219
194 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

EDWARD PALOYAN MD

Surgery

1,950

$76.8K

523
480 are 65+

90%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$39
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

JOHN BARTIZAL MD

Surgery

1,896

$110K

300
187 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

FLORAMADO LICUDINE MD

Surgery

1,596

$70.6K

70
44 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

PIO YANONG MD

Surgery

1,376

$62.6K

104
73 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

LYLE PAHNKE MD

Surgery

1,300

$58.7K

96
71 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

BEVERLEY KETEL MD

Surgery

1,261

$101K

89
27 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$80
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

MICHAEL RACITI M.D.

Surgery

1,247

$102K

363
296 are 65+

74%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$82
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

GREGORIO AGLIPAY M.D.

Surgery

1,217

$88.6K

119
95 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

AMY LU MD

Surgery

1,193

$421K

110
48 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$353
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

GEORGE KONTOS MD

Surgery

1,181

$35.6K

184
120 are 65+

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$30
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

VIJAY PATEL M.D.

Surgery

1,158

$71.6K

149
105 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

Sources

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