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Prescriber Checkup » Kentucky » Pain Medicine

Top Pain 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
LAWRENCE PETERS MD

Pain Medicine

13,653

$1.31M

782
240 are 65+

69%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

42%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$96
Average prescription price

KRISHNA NADAR MD

Pain Medicine

4,163

$242K

504
114 are 65+

70%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

27%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$58
Average prescription price

RICKY COLLIS MD

Pain Medicine

3,077

$86.3K

411
141 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

58%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

13%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$28
Average prescription price

DEMOSTHENES SARLIS MD

Pain Medicine

2,649

$107K

301
63 are 65+

39%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

69%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$40
Average prescription price

DEAN COLLIS MD

Pain Medicine

1,523

$42K

284
90 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

55%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

7%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$28
Average prescription price

MANOOCHEHR MAZLOOMDOOST MD

Pain Medicine

1,088

$36.5K

160
31 are 65+

22%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

61%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$34
Average prescription price

CHRISTIAN UNICK M.D.

Pain Medicine

406

$24K

116
45 are 65+

53%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

27%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$59
Average prescription price

ROBERT MERIWETHER MD

Pain Medicine

223

$21.8K

52
0 are 65+

21%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

71%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$98
Average prescription price

Sources

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