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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

9,108

$805K

926
871 are 65+

45%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

ISRAEL BERGER M.D.

Urology

5,929

$417K

581
503 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

PETER VASELOPULOS MD

Urology

5,871

$358K

700
589 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

MARK BRANDT MD

Urology

5,057

$379K

949
868 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$75
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

ROBERT STUART M.D.

Urology

3,723

$187K

645
604 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

CHRISTIAN SCHWARTZ DO

Urology

3,667

$256K

759
678 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

STEVE CHUNG MD

Urology

3,528

$136K

763
642 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$39
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

BRIAN ENGEBRECHT MD

Urology

3,398

$286K

523
480 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$84
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

JAMES KENNY M.D.

Urology

3,035

$225K

641
589 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

WILLIAM SEVERINO M.D.

Urology

2,962

$237K

627
551 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$80
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

GIOVANNI COLOMBO M.D.

Urology

2,950

$259K

477
408 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

ROBERT KAPLINSKY MD

Urology

2,877

$249K

686
631 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$87
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

JOSEPH PIGATO M. D.

Urology

2,843

$356K

414
325 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$125
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

STEVEN MUTCHNIK M.D.

Urology

2,825

$301K

732
693 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$107
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

JAMES FAULKNER MD

Urology

2,799

$209K

619
604 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$75
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

SEBASTIAN CIANCIO M.D

Urology

2,761

$149K

532
468 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

PAUL MERRICK MD

Urology

2,760

$352K

597
556 are 65+

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$128
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

DAVID KNOWLES MD

Urology

2,730

$352K

626
563 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$129
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

MATHEW MATHEW MD

Urology

2,725

$159K

513
423 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

SAM STOKES M.D.

Urology

2,633

$265K

566
447 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$101
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

EDWARD KIRSH MD

Urology

2,617

$542K

502
441 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$207
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

THOMAS PATTERSON MD

Urology

2,574

$185K

472
435 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

ROGER LUBBERS MD

Urology

2,560

$299K

439
395 are 65+

49%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$117
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

MICHAEL BLUM M.D.

Urology

2,520

$221K

484
465 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

THOMAS BARON M.D.

Urology

2,492

$271K

600
543 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$109
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

Sources

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