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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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
RONALD CHEE-AWAI M.D.

Urology

7,005

$711K

736
628 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$101
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

HOWARD WOO MD

Urology

5,500

$412K

820
699 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$75
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

ROBERT TAYLOR M.D.

Urology

5,276

$366K

827
735 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

DAVID HASTINGS M.D.

Urology

4,551

$357K

664
595 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

JEFFREY THIBODEAUX MD

Urology

4,532

$247K

667
568 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

MARK POSNER M.D.

Urology

4,427

$254K

655
562 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

SUNIL PUROHIT MD

Urology

4,343

$292K

944
802 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

R. KIDD MD

Urology

4,272

$532K

715
547 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$125
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

FREDERICK RODOSTA M.D.

Urology

4,110

$171K

470
400 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

CLAY BOYD M.D.

Urology

3,953

$306K

716
595 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$77
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

STEPHEN VICK M.D.

Urology

3,794

$280K

603
504 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

KENNETH VERHEECK M.D.

Urology

3,654

$223K

564
490 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

JAMES MORRIS M.D.

Urology

3,616

$330K

756
638 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$91
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

SUSAN MCSHERRY MD

Urology

3,612

$300K

338
227 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

JAMES MEEK M.D.

Urology

3,425

$234K

473
407 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

CHARLES BOWIE M.D.

Urology

3,327

$141K

425
323 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

CHARLIE BRIDGES MD

Urology

3,238

$224K

630
476 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

MARCELLUS LAHAYE M.D.

Urology

3,235

$219K

458
374 are 65+

40%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

ANNA SMITHER M.D.

Urology

3,064

$184K

433
331 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

JOHN UPSHAW MD

Urology

3,029

$208K

528
457 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

P RAY M.D

Urology

2,996

$121K

506
446 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

ROBERT GRISSOM M.D.

Urology

2,995

$143K

495
414 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

LESTER PRATS MD

Urology

2,989

$147K

646
544 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

ROBERT KIDD M.D.

Urology

2,921

$373K

505
416 are 65+

50%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$128
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

WILLIAM ROTH MD

Urology

2,911

$151K

423
324 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

Sources

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