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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 Narcotics Antipsychotics to Patients Over 65 Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
JERRY WOOLUM MD

Surgery

8,763

$372K

353
265 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

WILLIAM BOWLES DO

Surgery

4,883

$301K

207
134 are 65+

9%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 0%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

FRANCISCO RIVERA MD

Surgery

4,660

$192K

270
126 are 65+

N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

VICENT ARROZ MD

Surgery

4,613

$278K

188
122 are 65+

N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

KEITH SINCLAIR M.D.

Surgery

3,827

$263K

192
48 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

KENNETH DESIMONE MD

Surgery

3,530

$189K

193
152 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

FAZAL AHMAD MD

Surgery

2,401

$109K

258
183 are 65+

N/A

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

CHARLES TUCKER M.D.

Surgery

2,249

$130K

193
142 are 65+

N/A

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

TRACY CROSS M.D.

Surgery

1,715

$239K

366
199 are 65+

N/A

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

ALAN GRAHAM MD

Surgery

1,620

$59.4K

696
429 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

MICHAEL MARVIN MD

Surgery

1,588

$475K

170
57 are 65+

N/A

48%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

ALLEN GOOCH M.D.

Surgery

1,395

$53.9K

95
77 are 65+

N/A

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

VINOD SONI MD

Surgery

1,305

$36.6K

204
152 are 65+

N/A

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

WILLIAM SHUTTLEWORTH MD

Surgery

1,267

$67.3K

199
139 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

RAO VEMPATY M.D.

Surgery

1,150

$34.7K

164
70 are 65+

N/A

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

MILOT FARIA M.D.

Surgery

1,094

$43.2K

307
166 are 65+

N/A

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

MARTIN MARK M.D.

Surgery

1,030

$277K

344
278 are 65+

N/A

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

EDWARD ADLER MD

Surgery

988

$135K

364
311 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

MOHAMMAD CHAUDHRY MD

Surgery

977

$21.9K

159
66 are 65+

N/A

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

ALAN MULLINS M.D.

Surgery

963

$47.1K

244
182 are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

PHILLIP CRACE M.D.

Surgery

959

$79.1K

232
81 are 65+

N/A

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

RODNEY MCMILLIN M.D.

Surgery

953

$45.8K

216
169 are 65+

N/A

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

JOHN LOGSDON M.D.

Surgery

946

$59.3K

107
48 are 65+

N/A

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

GARY VITALE MD

Surgery

927

$198K

205
130 are 65+

N/A

42%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

EUGENE SHIVELY M.D.

Surgery

879

$38K

257
184 are 65+

N/A

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

Sources

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