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Top Geriatric Medicine Prescribers in Louisiana

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
WILLIAM LACORTE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

35,679

$2.38M

644
468 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

LAWRENCE DREXLER MD

Geriatric Medicine

31,628

$1.56M

847
681 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

WILLIAM GAHAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

30,391

$1.48M

1059
1003 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

ELIAS MOUNAYAR MD

Geriatric Medicine

17,472

$869K

592
424 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

TAHMINA HASSAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

14,640

$519K

392
351 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$35
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

MOHAMMED SHEIKH MD

Geriatric Medicine

14,174

$647K

621
438 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

NOEMIE SAFFORD MD

Geriatric Medicine

10,781

$682K

159
134 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

ABIR ABDO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

7,710

$411K

240
229 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

MOHAMMED SAEED M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

7,373

$383K

436
391 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

THOMAS REILLY MD

Geriatric Medicine

6,266

$282K

452
344 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

TILAK MALLIK MD

Geriatric Medicine

6,253

$1.18M

796
597 are 65+

50%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$188
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

SUSAN NELSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

3,010

$146K

259
237 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

SUSAN WEYER MD

Geriatric Medicine

1,606

$70.6K

203
153 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

ARIADNE GAUTHIER MD

Geriatric Medicine

1,290

$94.6K

122
53 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

SHELDON HERSH MD

Geriatric Medicine

976

$57.2K

54
41 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $57

Sources

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