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Prescriber Checkup

Top Urology 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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
RONALD CHEE-AWAI M.D.

Urology

7,180

$547K

726
597 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

HOWARD WOO MD

Urology

4,978

$348K

743
634 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

3%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

ROBERT TAYLOR M.D.

Urology

4,540

$290K

736
640 are 65+

2%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

DAVID HASTINGS M.D.

Urology

4,430

$287K

650
559 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

MARK POSNER M.D.

Urology

4,100

$201K

600
514 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

12%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

7%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

R. KIDD MD

Urology

4,062

$336K

722
543 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

14%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

JEFFREY THIBODEAUX MD

Urology

4,025

$215K

634
539 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

SUNIL PUROHIT MD

Urology

4,013

$252K

868
726 are 65+

2%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

17%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

FREDERICK RODOSTA M.D.

Urology

4,004

$149K

476
407 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

3%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

CLAY BOYD M.D.

Urology

3,809

$213K

665
518 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

SUSAN MCSHERRY MD

Urology

3,698

$268K

352
237 are 65+

13%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

12%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

7%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

JAMES MORRIS M.D.

Urology

3,458

$237K

699
572 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

STEPHEN VICK M.D.

Urology

3,443

$232K

525
429 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

JAMES MEEK M.D.

Urology

3,372

$182K

448
381 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

5%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

CHARLIE BRIDGES MD

Urology

3,325

$196K

643
468 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

19%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

ROBERT KIDD M.D.

Urology

3,322

$323K

604
463 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

47%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$97
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

MARCELLUS LAHAYE M.D.

Urology

3,199

$197K

477
385 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

ANNA SMITHER M.D.

Urology

3,081

$144K

465
344 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

KENNETH VERHEECK M.D.

Urology

3,033

$166K

503
415 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

ROBERT GRISSOM M.D.

Urology

2,950

$137K

486
408 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

14%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

CHARLES BOWIE M.D.

Urology

2,869

$132K

376
306 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

16%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

P RAY M.D

Urology

2,732

$99.8K

482
410 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

13%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

CLYDE ROY MD

Urology

2,731

$175K

406
335 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

THOMAS EWING MD

Urology

2,636

$159K

488
387 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

RICHARD CARTER M.D.

Urology

2,632

$127K

422
391 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

11%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

Sources

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