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Top Specialist Prescribers in Maryland

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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
WALTER ROYAL M.D.

Specialist

232

$769K

32
5 are 65+

63%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$3317
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

HOREA RUS M.D.

Specialist

485

$1.35M

50
5 are 65+

57%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$2783
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

CHITRA VENKATRAMAN M.D.

Specialist

401

$771K

115
78 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$1922
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

PATRICK HAUGH M.D.

Specialist

1,585

$2.61M

97
32 are 65+

67%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$1648
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

DAVID SMITH MD

Specialist

2,150

$2.6M

294
248 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$1211
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

RAVI ANANDAKRISHNAN M.D.

Specialist

479

$513K

88
61 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$1070
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

MICHAEL COX M.D.

Specialist

595

$449K

263
214 are 65+

58%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$754
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

CHOCOMA DAROCHA P.A.

Specialist

1,421

$1.04M

81
11 are 65+

66%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$733
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

CHARLENE HAFER-MACKO M.D.

Specialist

465

$279K

56
36 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$600
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

RASHID HANIF M.D.

Specialist

1,269

$712K

334
218 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$561
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

GITA BAKSHI MD

Specialist

1,223

$684K

153
137 are 65+

59%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$559
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

HARJIT BAJAJ M.D.

Specialist

1,753

$975K

299
177 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$556
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

LINDA BURRELL M.D.

Specialist

706

$388K

110
95 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$549
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

TRICIA TING M.D.

Specialist

578

$285K

57
5 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$492
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

JANET BENTON NP

Specialist

314

$152K

112
91 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$484
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

YVONNE OTTAVIANO M.D.

Specialist

898

$411K

204
176 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$458
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

CHRISTOPHER SHIH M.D.

Specialist

571

$246K

221
165 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$431
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

WILLIAM KEYS M.D., PH.D

Specialist

1,009

$432K

136
95 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$428
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

CHERYL AYLESWORTH M.D.

Specialist

563

$235K

83
78 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$417
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

SOLOMON ROBBINS M.D.

Specialist

521

$217K

92
74 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$417
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

RICHARD BIRD M.D.

Specialist

2,183

$821K

285
195 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$376
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

WILLIAM MARK M.D.

Specialist

531

$193K

185
144 are 65+

52%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$363
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

NASSER NASSERI

Specialist

2,377

$842K

476
339 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$354
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

ELIZABETH BARRY M.D.

Specialist

1,681

$586K

125
33 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$348
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

RAGHAD JALIL M.D.

Specialist

520

$171K

93
58 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$330
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

Sources

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