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Prescriber Checkup

Top Surgery 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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
JERRY WOOLUM MD

Surgery

11,619

$454K

406
296 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$39
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

FRANCISCO RIVERA MD

Surgery

4,920

$186K

251
120 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

KEITH SINCLAIR M.D.

Surgery

4,279

$451K

137
30 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$105
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

TRACY CROSS M.D.

Surgery

2,362

$320K

445
268 are 65+

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$135
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

FRANK SEWELL MD

Surgery

1,905

$78.6K

73
55 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

ALAN GRAHAM MD

Surgery

1,669

$61.6K

738
451 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

FAZAL AHMAD MD

Surgery

1,415

$78.2K

126
98 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

ALLEN GOOCH M.D.

Surgery

1,365

$69.1K

113
89 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

WILLIAM WILKINSON MD

Surgery

1,347

$36.3K

583
382 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

CHARLES TUCKER M.D.

Surgery

1,222

$58.7K

102
79 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

CHRISTOPHER GLASER MD

Surgery

1,142

$34.5K

338
256 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$30
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

PHILLIP CRACE M.D.

Surgery

1,112

$55.5K

237
158 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

JAMES DOWDY MD

Surgery

1,107

$96.1K

299
237 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$87
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

MARY ELLEN SHIELDS M.D.

Surgery

985

$59.9K

228
150 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

RODNEY MCMILLIN M.D.

Surgery

930

$77.5K

225
153 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

JODY JOHNSON D.O.

Surgery

923

$132K

239
95 are 65+

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$143
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

PAIGE QUINTERO M.D.

Surgery

908

$162K

834
673 are 65+

93%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$178
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

JOHN LOGSDON M.D.

Surgery

898

$54.8K

85
32 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

JAMES BARDGETT M.D.

Surgery

852

$37.3K

153
102 are 65+

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

CHRISTOPHER JONES M.D.

Surgery

822

$266K

105
59 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$323
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

ROGER HUMPHREY M.D.

Surgery

785

$29.2K

432
307 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

MICKEY ANDERSON MD

Surgery

750

$53.3K

209
160 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

GARY VITALE MD

Surgery

741

$252K

186
121 are 65+

51%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$340
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

JOSEPH BLANDFORD M.D.

Surgery

734

$54.3K

282
200 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

DANA EDWARDS M.D.

Surgery

734

$52K

237
115 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 16%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $65

Sources

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