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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

11,489

$457K

408
297 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

KEITH SINCLAIR M.D.

Surgery

6,470

$482K

166
38 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$75
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

FRANCISCO RIVERA MD

Surgery

4,602

$152K

247
124 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$33
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

FAZAL AHMAD MD

Surgery

2,486

$103K

207
159 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

CHARLES TUCKER M.D.

Surgery

2,343

$113K

171
124 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

TRACY CROSS M.D.

Surgery

2,252

$246K

415
250 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$109
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

ALAN GRAHAM MD

Surgery

1,654

$78.7K

839
538 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

ALLEN GOOCH M.D.

Surgery

1,447

$67.6K

115
91 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

MICHAEL MARVIN MD

Surgery

1,415

$533K

151
57 are 65+

57%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$377
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

CHRISTOPHER GLASER MD

Surgery

1,133

$41.5K

293
207 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

JOHN LOGSDON M.D.

Surgery

1,084

$66.1K

119
55 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

MARY ELLEN SHIELDS M.D.

Surgery

1,073

$39.1K

246
163 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

RODNEY MCMILLIN M.D.

Surgery

1,039

$102K

230
157 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$98
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

JAMES DOWDY MD

Surgery

921

$48.8K

283
237 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

JODY JOHNSON D.O.

Surgery

912

$98.4K

245
108 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$108
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

PHILLIP CRACE M.D.

Surgery

908

$70.5K

189
82 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

CHRISTOPHER JONES M.D.

Surgery

873

$212K

116
63 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$243
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

JOHN STEWART M.D.

Surgery

776

$37.5K

188
107 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

JAMES BARDGETT M.D.

Surgery

770

$31.9K

138
92 are 65+

3%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

JOSEPH BLANDFORD M.D.

Surgery

730

$55.9K

298
224 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$77
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

EDWARD ADLER MD

Surgery

727

$84K

362
307 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$116
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

GARY VITALE MD

Surgery

721

$217K

181
116 are 65+

52%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$301
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

MARTIN MARK M.D.

Surgery

712

$237K

319
265 are 65+

57%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$332
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

MICKEY ANDERSON MD

Surgery

710

$57.4K

212
157 are 65+

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$81
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

TIMOTHY WRIGHT D.O.

Surgery

699

$53.1K

204
94 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

Sources

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