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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

6,929

$855K

784
659 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$123
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

ROBERT TAYLOR M.D.

Urology

6,235

$454K

969
864 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

ROBERT HUMBLE MD

Urology

5,443

$243K

755
639 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

HOWARD WOO MD

Urology

5,135

$406K

763
674 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

MARK POSNER M.D.

Urology

4,949

$296K

738
644 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

DAVID HASTINGS M.D.

Urology

4,827

$375K

737
669 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

JEFFREY THIBODEAUX MD

Urology

4,700

$224K

699
589 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

SUNIL PUROHIT MD

Urology

4,621

$298K

959
822 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

JAMES MORRIS M.D.

Urology

4,271

$354K

888
740 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

R. KIDD MD

Urology

4,177

$668K

704
543 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$160
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

CHARLES BOWIE M.D.

Urology

4,092

$160K

488
380 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$39
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

STEPHEN VICK M.D.

Urology

4,060

$302K

693
574 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

FREDERICK RODOSTA M.D.

Urology

4,018

$152K

456
403 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

CLAY BOYD M.D.

Urology

3,529

$290K

675
558 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$82
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

JAMES MEEK M.D.

Urology

3,446

$180K

451
377 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

CHARLIE BRIDGES MD

Urology

3,354

$256K

636
502 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

ANNA SMITHER M.D.

Urology

3,339

$216K

519
408 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

ANGELO ANNALORO M.D.

Urology

3,324

$203K

547
492 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

LESTER PRATS MD

Urology

3,249

$169K

695
583 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

P RAY M.D

Urology

3,207

$131K

524
466 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

CLYDE ROY MD

Urology

3,184

$161K

458
388 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

MARCELLUS LAHAYE M.D.

Urology

3,157

$196K

485
392 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

W. CARAWAY M.D.

Urology

3,117

$315K

602
498 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$101
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

ROBERT GRISSOM M.D.

Urology

3,109

$163K

534
455 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

JOHN UPSHAW MD

Urology

3,086

$223K

547
474 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $77

Sources

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