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Top Specialist Prescribers in Iowa

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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
MARK JOHNSON M.D.

Specialist

17,370

$768K

675
569 are 65+

4%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

16%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

GREGORY HOEKSTRA D.O.

Specialist

6,074

$314K

329
268 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

RICHARD NEIMAN MD

Specialist

5,807

$717K

416
286 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$123
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

GEORGE ISAAC M.D.

Specialist

5,138

$348K

378
278 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

SUSAN SWIFT M.D.

Specialist

4,192

$194K

254
211 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

VERONICA BUTLER M.D.

Specialist

4,121

$178K

239
145 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

5%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$43
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

JOSEPH MORRIS DO

Specialist

3,637

$223K

312
241 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

ERNEST AJAX MD

Specialist

3,348

$278K

369
279 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

4%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

JOHN HARTMANN D.O.

Specialist

2,766

$130K

101
76 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

STEPHEN FOX M.D.

Specialist

2,738

$247K

814
781 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

85%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

TYSON GARRETT MD

Specialist

2,469

$244K

294
240 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

7%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$99
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

WALTER MENDENHALL M.D.

Specialist

2,142

$127K

433
381 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

SHASHINATH CHANDRAHASEGOWDA MD

Specialist

1,698

$277K

329
235 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$163
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

DAVID CHRIST M.D.

Specialist

1,661

$78.2K

350
316 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

14%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

JOHN OKERBLOOM MD

Specialist

1,621

$386K

224
195 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$238
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

MICHAEL HENDRICKS MD

Specialist

1,559

$42.3K

305
243 are 65+

17%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

32%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

BETTAIAH GOWDA M.D.

Specialist

1,393

$121K

278
194 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$87
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

DAVID FIELD M.D.

Specialist

1,129

$26.1K

246
203 are 65+

12%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

55%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$23
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

ROBERT WARNER MD

Specialist

1,104

$401K

167
137 are 65+

13%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

13%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$363
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

SREENIVAS CHINTALAPANI M.D.

Specialist

1,075

$144K

306
245 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$134
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

ROBERT WESNER MD

Specialist

1,023

$101K

67
38 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$99
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

JOHN WOLLNER M.D.

Specialist

1,010

$59.6K

412
339 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

DANIEL JORGENSEN MD

Specialist

952

$37.5K

348
295 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$39
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

SAKEER HUSSAIN M.D.

Specialist

722

$251K

144
122 are 65+

15%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$348
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

VAL LYONS MD

Specialist

663

$19.6K

166
128 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

34%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$30
Average prescription price

Avg: $74

Sources

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