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Prescriber Checkup

Top Neurology 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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
GEORGIA MONTOURIS M.D.

Neurology

6,723

$2.06M

364
93 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$306
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

CATHERINE PHILLIPS M.D.

Neurology

5,918

$751K

365
80 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$127
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

ROBERT POWELL D.O.

Neurology

5,814

$800K

184
27 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$138
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

MUHAMMAD KAREEM MD

Neurology

5,515

$715K

613
349 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$130
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

MOHAMMAD HAZRATJI MD

Neurology

5,167

$769K

497
274 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$149
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

JAMES GILBERT MD

Neurology

4,728

$1.12M

429
274 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$237
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

ALBERT ACKIL M.D.

Neurology

4,629

$662K

536
308 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$143
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

JAMES MCCARTHY MD

Neurology

4,584

$684K

496
271 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$149
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

EMILIO MELCHIONNA M.D.

Neurology

4,326

$1.26M

570
345 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$290
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

JONATHAN MORAY M.D.

Neurology

4,211

$1.26M

412
214 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$298
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

BONNIE HERSH MD

Neurology

4,191

$1.32M

331
267 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$316
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

JOHN STAMOULIS MD

Neurology

4,134

$709K

396
227 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$171
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

PAUL BLACHMAN MD

Neurology

4,075

$976K

568
437 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$239
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

PAULA RAVIN M.D.

Neurology

3,998

$830K

273
183 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$208
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

DAVID SOMMER MD MPH

Neurology

3,863

$594K

446
333 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$154
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

RANBIR DHILLON M.D.

Neurology

3,762

$1.88M

295
158 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$499
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

MIKHAIL VYDRIN M.D.

Neurology

3,647

$681K

342
149 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$187
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

MICHAEL LEAHY M.D.

Neurology

3,569

$446K

331
243 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$125
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

ALAN BELL MD

Neurology

3,257

$729K

278
148 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$224
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

GARY KEILSON MD

Neurology

3,191

$576K

427
291 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$181
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

STJEPAN KERESHI M.D.

Neurology

3,164

$322K

342
165 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$102
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

SHABBIR ABBASI M.D.

Neurology

3,156

$363K

484
351 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$115
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

AUBREY LIEBERMAN MD

Neurology

3,033

$671K

319
230 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$221
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

GIGI GIRGIS M.D.

Neurology

2,873

$273K

254
192 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$95
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

MARIE SAINT-HILAIRE M.D.

Neurology

2,862

$897K

250
179 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$314
Average prescription price

Avg: $294

Sources

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