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Prescriber Checkup » Massachusetts » Internal Medicine

Top Internal Medicine Prescribers in Massachusetts

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 Narcotics Antipsychotics to Patients Over 65 Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
MARIVYL LAXER M.D.

Internal Medicine

12,465

$682K

558
423 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

VINAY KUMAR MD

Internal Medicine

12,420

$892K

644
493 are 65+

12%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

JAMES GOTTSCHALL MD

Internal Medicine

12,407

$525K

453
329 are 65+

9%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

ANTONIO MENDES M.D

Internal Medicine

12,376

$693K

244
158 are 65+

22%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

MINPING LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

12,278

$1.05M

503
448 are 65+

N/A

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

BING LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

12,268

$463K

622
496 are 65+

N/A

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

PEDRO FALLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

12,253

$593K

469
241 are 65+

5%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

MICHAEL BURDAY MD

Internal Medicine

12,147

$473K

568
498 are 65+

N/A

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

PURNIMA ADLAKHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

12,141

$982K

394
246 are 65+

15%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

LESTER MIETKIEWICZ MD

Internal Medicine

12,123

$530K

589
515 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

ZAHEER AHMED M.D.

Internal Medicine

12,090

$632K

365
241 are 65+

15%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

ULRICH EHRIG M.D.

Internal Medicine

12,074

$696K

369
345 are 65+

18%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

MARK COLLINS MD

Internal Medicine

11,983

$793K

487
449 are 65+

10%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

ANDREW POTLER DO

Internal Medicine

11,956

$642K

423
338 are 65+

8%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

DAVID WEINSTOCK DO

Internal Medicine

11,908

$695K

560
461 are 65+

8%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

GUIDO NAVARRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

11,876

$818K

595
485 are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

ROBERT LEBOW M.D., FACP

Internal Medicine

11,818

$554K

409
246 are 65+

7%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

STEVEN BENSSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

11,817

$609K

467
414 are 65+

5%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

JANE THOMPSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

11,799

$616K

550
481 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

EDWARD DRISCOLL M.D.

Internal Medicine

11,758

$659K

595
462 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

NEAL NADELSON MD

Internal Medicine

11,730

$633K

696
626 are 65+

N/A

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

ALAN JACKSON MD

Internal Medicine

11,725

$628K

434
373 are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

ROBERT CAVANAUGH MD

Internal Medicine

11,669

$576K

556
481 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

SUHASINI IYER M.D.

Internal Medicine

11,640

$722K

272
236 are 65+

17%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

CHI CHEUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

11,586

$666K

338
263 are 65+

11%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

Sources

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