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Prescriber Checkup

Top Urology 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
LEV ELTERMAN M.D.

Urology

9,794

$767K

1019
953 are 65+

42%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

ISRAEL BERGER M.D.

Urology

5,568

$313K

554
482 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

PETER VASELOPULOS MD

Urology

5,045

$308K

612
506 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

MARK BRANDT MD

Urology

4,913

$308K

813
739 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

DWAYNE MCQUITTY MD

Urology

4,218

$144K

510
417 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$34
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

STEVE CHUNG MD

Urology

3,310

$120K

713
593 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

ROBERT STUART M.D.

Urology

3,292

$159K

609
546 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

CHRISTIAN SCHWARTZ DO

Urology

3,223

$201K

710
624 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

BRIAN ENGEBRECHT M.D.

Urology

3,042

$213K

479
437 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

WILLIAM SEVERINO M.D.

Urology

2,689

$168K

529
447 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

DAVID KNOWLES MD

Urology

2,590

$246K

589
513 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$95
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

GIOVANNI COLOMBO M.D.

Urology

2,560

$213K

441
364 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

JAMES KENNY M.D.

Urology

2,536

$150K

523
466 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

ROGER LUBBERS M.D.

Urology

2,482

$249K

420
374 are 65+

47%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$100
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

JOSEPH PIGATO M. D.

Urology

2,467

$175K

362
273 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

SEBASTIAN CIANCIO M.D

Urology

2,451

$129K

492
420 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

DAVID MUTCHNIK M.D.

Urology

2,435

$199K

618
598 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$82
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

JAMES FAULKNER MD

Urology

2,412

$193K

574
549 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$80
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

MATHEW MATHEW MD

Urology

2,411

$138K

441
335 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

PAUL MERRICK MD

Urology

2,328

$314K

544
501 are 65+

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$135
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

STEVEN MUTCHNIK M.D.

Urology

2,256

$234K

619
576 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$104
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

ROBERT KAPLINSKY MD

Urology

2,139

$164K

520
479 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$77
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

BIPIN BHAYANI M.D.

Urology

2,139

$154K

499
449 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

SAM STOKES M.D.

Urology

2,133

$191K

431
320 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

AARON BERGER M.D.

Urology

2,132

$321K

462
402 are 65+

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$151
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

Sources

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