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Top Cardiovascular Disease Prescribers in Maryland

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
ZALMAN KAHN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,990

$240K

365
320 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$80
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

REED SHNIDER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

2,966

$309K

425
403 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$104
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

BARRY TALESNICK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,962

$296K

242
229 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$100
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

STEPHAN PAVLOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,961

$275K

489
441 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

KETAN PARIKH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,944

$213K

429
389 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

SCOTT HAMILTON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,942

$265K

415
378 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

RAFAEL CIRES-DROUET M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,935

$315K

246
80 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$107
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

DAWN KERSHNER D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,925

$227K

460
378 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

JOSEPH VASSALLO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,913

$325K

316
311 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$111
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

AMBEREEN QURAISHI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

2,901

$239K

454
426 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$82
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

SHELLEE NOLAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,893

$228K

356
342 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

JAMES PORTERFIELD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,889

$348K

434
421 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$121
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

SUNIL NACHNANI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,851

$205K

270
232 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

TERENCE BERTELE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,835

$204K

347
303 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

CLAYTON RAAB MD

Cardiovascular Disease

2,830

$189K

55
44 are 65+

47%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

CARLOS INCE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,816

$263K

446
400 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

SCOTT JEROME D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,813

$246K

433
401 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

MARIA ABRAHAM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,807

$143K

93
88 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

JEFFREY QUARTNER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

2,789

$269K

355
339 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$96
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

CYNTHIA CRAWFORD-GREEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,787

$399K

161
118 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$143
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

TOMASZ SWIERKOSZ M.D., PHD

Cardiovascular Disease

2,780

$190K

433
402 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

BERNARD RUBIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,773

$241K

355
318 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$87
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

JAMES CLARKE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

2,752

$248K

324
303 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

BARBARA HUTCHINSON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

2,696

$151K

325
286 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

JOSEPH RAFFETTO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

2,679

$222K

461
418 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $86

Sources

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