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Prescriber Checkup » Massachusetts » Hospitalist

Top Hospitalist 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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
SARAH SULLIVAN MD

Hospitalist

3,758

$221K

278
229 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

MUNIR AHMED MD

Hospitalist

2,018

$106K

318
285 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

GOPAL SARKER MD

Hospitalist

2,008

$75.7K

118
82 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

KAREN SMIGEL MD

Hospitalist

1,770

$92.7K

136
100 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

AMY JOHNSON MD

Hospitalist

970

$49K

133
110 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

CARLOS FLORES MD

Hospitalist

725

$71.3K

141
42 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

36%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$98
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

RYAN LABUZ D.O.

Hospitalist

710

$41.1K

77
39 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

MIHAELA TIRU M.D.

Hospitalist

695

$38.2K

162
92 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

ROBERTA PARKS M.D.

Hospitalist

660

$37.6K

89
66 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

ROBERT GOLDBERG M.D.

Hospitalist

647

$40.5K

102
63 are 65+

14%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

THOMAS HEWITT M.D.

Hospitalist

516

$80.2K

110
0 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

98%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

90%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$155
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

SHAWN CHAREST MD

Hospitalist

350

$40.9K

120
42 are 65+

13%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

48%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

65%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$117
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

ALGERNON ANATOL MD

Hospitalist

190

$29.9K

33
0 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

55%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

78%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$157
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

JAMES ROUGEMONT MD

Hospitalist

140

$20.8K

32
0 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

72%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

86%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$148
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

HEMANT HORA M.D.

Hospitalist

0

$0

0
0 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 21%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 36%

$0
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

Sources

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