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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
NEIL WEISER MD

Psychiatry

4,454

$260K

314
216 are 65+

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

ANNE LI M.D.

Psychiatry

4,368

$343K

145
25 are 65+

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

ROWEN HOCHSTEDLER MD

Psychiatry

4,350

$573K

277
64 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$132
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

ANNA FITZGERALD MD

Psychiatry

4,321

$315K

290
34 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

RAHIM SHAFA MD

Psychiatry

4,241

$633K

150
37 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$149
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

MICHAEL BRAVERMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

4,195

$398K

153
56 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$95
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

JOSEPH MCCABE MD

Psychiatry

4,194

$367K

318
180 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$87
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

ROBERT FIGMAN MD

Psychiatry

4,147

$156K

176
66 are 65+

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

JING PATRINOSTRO MD

Psychiatry

4,103

$443K

314
294 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$108
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

KALPANA ACHARYA MD

Psychiatry

4,073

$435K

233
47 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$107
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

CHRISTOPHER HARMON M.D.

Psychiatry

4,073

$351K

154
39 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$86
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

MADELINE ALBERT MD

Psychiatry

4,026

$354K

121
20 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

KAREN SHEDLACK M.D.

Psychiatry

4,015

$380K

162
24 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$95
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

LAWRENCE OSBORN MD

Psychiatry

3,983

$278K

242
78 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

SYED ALI AKBAR JAFERY M.D.

Psychiatry

3,980

$168K

172
21 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

MARK GLOSS M.D.

Psychiatry

3,854

$838K

75
11 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$217
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

KENNETH LAKRITZ MD

Psychiatry

3,806

$306K

326
189 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$80
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

FRANCA CENTORRINO MD

Psychiatry

3,761

$539K

98
27 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$143
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

JOY JAMES

Psychiatry

3,753

$429K

184
56 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$114
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

ERWIN ILANO MD

Psychiatry

3,717

$283K

157
16 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

TINA RENDER M.D.

Psychiatry

3,708

$380K

326
40 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$103
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

KAMEL GHERBI M.D

Psychiatry

3,707

$496K

166
45 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$134
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

JULIE CALLANAN M.D.

Psychiatry

3,691

$329K

120
27 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$89
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

VAN SILKA M.D.

Psychiatry

3,685

$220K

94
11 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

NEELAM SIHAG MD

Psychiatry

3,661

$247K

146
62 are 65+

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $91

Sources

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