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Prescriber Checkup » Massachusetts » Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Top Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health 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
GAIL KARANIKOLAS PERRY APRN MSN BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

3,820

$773K

127
28 are 65+

61%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 11%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

SHIRLEY FAUCHER APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

2,421

$442K

154
20 are 65+

55%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 11%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

JOHN BOISSEAU RN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

4,661

$824K

285
45 are 65+

53%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 11%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

MATTHEW GEDEN PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

3,779

$666K

129
are 65+

N/A

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

DIANNE STARR APRN BC PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

4,909

$801K

186
23 are 65+

83%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 11%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

PAMELA WILLIAMS N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

1,076

$173K

71
18 are 65+

67%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 11%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

STEPHANIE FITZGERALD RN,MS,CS,PC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

271

$42.2K

17
are 65+

N/A

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

GAIL OJALA APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

644

$98.6K

42
37 are 65+

38%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 11%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

CLAIRE CAYER PCNS

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

1,659

$236K

103
are 65+

N/A

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

DIANE WOLSIEFFER PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

1,067

$152K

96
are 65+

N/A

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

PAULA MOORE R.N.CNS

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

3,349

$465K

203
20 are 65+

N/A

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

MARTHA CARVILLE PATCH RNCS NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

3,283

$450K

314
21 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

CAROL WESTER APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

6,667

$914K

220
34 are 65+

56%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 11%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

JOHANN HEPNER PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

543

$74.2K

48
are 65+

N/A

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

CAROLINE WEISBERGER APRN, BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

2,633

$342K

143
16 are 65+

N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

REBECCA SCHROEDER N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

1,029

$133K

133
19 are 65+

N/A

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

ANDREA CONWAY NP, CNS

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

1,362

$175K

99
are 65+

N/A

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

ELLEN SAMPSON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

1,435

$183K

88
12 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

GAIL STERN MS, RN/NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

1,592

$202K

155
14 are 65+

N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

KAROLYN KIEHN APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

2,912

$354K

107
are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

KATHRYN KIERAN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

1,394

$166K

93
are 65+

N/A

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

GABRIELLE ABELARD PMHCNS, BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

950

$112K

102
13 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

SCHREE PETTIGREW NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

1,672

$196K

133
21 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

DENISE BOISVERT NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

1,195

$140K

85
11 are 65+

N/A

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

SUSAN WILLIAMS APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

2,821

$330K

244
34 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

Sources

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