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Prescriber Checkup

Top Psychiatry 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
ROBERT SCHLAUCH MD

Psychiatry

678

$144K

37
20 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$213
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

VALERY ABRAMOVICH M.D.

Psychiatry

677

$43.1K

57
44 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

SHIRLEY RAJAN M.D.

Psychiatry

677

$75.6K

36
are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$112
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

ALEJANDRO MENDOZA M.D.

Psychiatry

673

$36.2K

67
62 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

THEODORE JELLINEK MD

Psychiatry

665

$34.9K

59
42 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

ROBERT FERRELL M.D.

Psychiatry

664

$54.2K

48
30 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$82
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

CHRISTINE AMIS M.D.

Psychiatry

664

$91.4K

32
17 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$138
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

DAVID STARR MD

Psychiatry

663

$57.9K

44
21 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$87
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

JOHN HEISEL MD

Psychiatry

663

$73.7K

93
43 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$111
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

STUART ANFANG M.D.

Psychiatry

661

$37.4K

80
41 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

NINA PALMER M.D.

Psychiatry

660

$38K

58
34 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

NEIL REDLENER MD

Psychiatry

658

$31.6K

32
13 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

HANNAH BROWN M.D.

Psychiatry

656

$100K

67
12 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$153
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

NORA SCHWARTZ-MARTIN M.D.

Psychiatry

654

$66.4K

43
12 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$102
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

STEPHEN ROSENTHAL MD

Psychiatry

650

$55.4K

53
37 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$85
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

MICHAEL KAHN M.D.

Psychiatry

649

$29.6K

62
30 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

DAVID MCGARRY M.D.

Psychiatry

648

$38K

39
are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

JOHN MARTIN-JOY M.D.

Psychiatry

643

$24.8K

47
11 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$39
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

GREGORY HARRIS MD, MPH

Psychiatry

640

$66K

50
26 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$103
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

SYEDA NUZHAT M.D.

Psychiatry

639

$49K

23
are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$77
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

CARLOS SUAREZ MD

Psychiatry

635

$68.6K

39
are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$108
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

LINA VAWTER M.D.

Psychiatry

635

$50.1K

27
are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

LUCY FLYNN M.D.

Psychiatry

632

$54.8K

80
31 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$87
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

BETTY HERR M.D.

Psychiatry

628

$35.8K

49
44 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

SHARON BARRETT MD

Psychiatry

623

$73.4K

50
21 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$118
Average prescription price

Avg: $90

Sources

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