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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
AMBACHEW WORETA M.D.

Specialist

4,495

$183K

146
109 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

WARREN SMITH

Specialist

4,351

$218K

211
156 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

MOHAMMAD KAMSHEH M.D.

Specialist

4,342

$800K

485
325 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$184
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

KARTIK DESAI MD

Specialist

4,308

$308K

194
150 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

ANTHONY JOSEPH M.D.

Specialist

4,241

$232K

157
77 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

CRAIG HABER MD

Specialist

4,103

$1.16M

429
366 are 65+

51%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$284
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

LEROY BELL M.D.

Specialist

4,057

$652K

93
16 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$161
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

NISHA SOPREY M.D.

Specialist

4,017

$191K

208
171 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

DAVID OLIVER M.D.

Specialist

3,989

$620K

538
446 are 65+

45%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$155
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

J BALDANZA M.D.

Specialist

3,918

$328K

314
295 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$84
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

EDWARD BODURIAN M.D.

Specialist

3,856

$330K

409
394 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$86
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

PRAFULL DAVE MD PA

Specialist

3,726

$429K

192
63 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$115
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

RICHARD HUNT

Specialist

3,660

$205K

241
183 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

DAVID STEWART

Specialist

3,617

$228K

227
126 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

ALBERT PEARRE M.D.

Specialist

3,585

$170K

421
406 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

HASSAN KASSAMALI M.D.

Specialist

3,577

$203K

596
524 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

KOFI SHAW-TAYLOR

Specialist

3,504

$295K

188
102 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$84
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

VIJAYACHANDRA NAIR M.D.

Specialist

3,463

$327K

560
508 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$94
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

IVARA ESEGE M.B.B.S.

Specialist

3,425

$156K

203
102 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

STEPHEN HANNA M.D.

Specialist

3,325

$208K

453
415 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

MONISH GARIWALA M.D.

Specialist

3,295

$305K

439
103 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

BELINDA JOHNSTON-BRIGGS

Specialist

3,287

$323K

327
241 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$98
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

OLEG SHPAK M.D.

Specialist

3,247

$309K

181
152 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$95
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

JAMES ROESSLER M.D.

Specialist

3,211

$202K

293
258 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

APURVA DESAI M.D.

Specialist

3,182

$139K

966
838 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $124

Sources

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