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Prescriber Checkup » Kentucky » Family Medicine

Top Family Medicine Prescribers in Kentucky

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
JASON CASTLE M.D.

Family Medicine

19,074

$1.27M

447
252 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

38%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$66
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

SHARON COLTON MD

Family Medicine

19,071

$903K

648
320 are 65+

13%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

44%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

JAMES NOBLE MD

Family Medicine

19,070

$846K

467
314 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

42%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

THOMAS CRAIN M.D.

Family Medicine

18,904

$1.15M

458
324 are 65+

14%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

38%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

THEARON WILDER M.D.

Family Medicine

18,880

$950K

702
546 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

BENJAMIN SMITH MD

Family Medicine

18,874

$1.1M

491
377 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

23%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

JEREMY JACKSON D.O.

Family Medicine

18,839

$821K

495
286 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

34%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

RICHARD CLOUSE MD

Family Medicine

18,749

$956K

477
390 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

DAVID WATKINS M.D.

Family Medicine

18,706

$863K

783
616 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

RAJAN AMIN M.D.

Family Medicine

18,690

$844K

1031
426 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

35%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

JASON CAMPBELL MD

Family Medicine

18,670

$1.06M

545
368 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

32%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

SALEM GEORGE M.D.

Family Medicine

18,265

$914K

787
627 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

20%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

DON PERKINS MD

Family Medicine

18,211

$903K

664
506 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

14%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

SURYACHANDRA PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

18,195

$955K

666
465 are 65+

2%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

27%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

KENNETH SLONE MD

Family Medicine

18,178

$989K

310
203 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

26%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

RODNEY OAKES M.D.

Family Medicine

18,078

$992K

563
416 are 65+

4%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

19%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

TAMMY BROWN MD

Family Medicine

18,070

$848K

526
323 are 65+

12%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

29%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

THAD MANNING DO

Family Medicine

18,044

$1M

426
219 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

JAMES TURNBO M.D. PSC

Family Medicine

17,990

$1.31M

551
424 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

26%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

JEFFERY POTTER DO

Family Medicine

17,956

$1.05M

450
225 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

36%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

STEVEN NEUS MD

Family Medicine

17,924

$1.03M

490
329 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

28%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

MARLENE BIELECKI MD

Family Medicine

17,880

$801K

375
250 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

19%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

BLAKE BURCHETT MD

Family Medicine

17,873

$1.18M

493
379 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

26%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$66
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

DARBY COLE M.D.

Family Medicine

17,801

$1.2M

545
405 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

RONALD WALDRIDGE MD

Family Medicine

17,747

$722K

704
589 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $55

Sources

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