ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Michigan » Geriatric Medicine

Top Geriatric Medicine Prescribers in Michigan

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
RONALD BARNETT DO

Geriatric Medicine

45,810

$2.51M

1938
1399 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

RANDOLPH SCHUMACHER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

42,742

$2.43M

1055
830 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

STEVEN HAMBERG MD

Geriatric Medicine

27,358

$1.13M

781
735 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

ROBERT RIEKSE MD

Geriatric Medicine

24,559

$865K

622
617 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$35
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

JOHN JARAD M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

24,523

$1.35M

1174
1042 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

TAZEEN AHMED MD

Geriatric Medicine

23,671

$1.76M

1408
784 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

DOUGLAS HALL MD

Geriatric Medicine

23,580

$1.08M

583
540 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

MICHAEL APPLEFIELD D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

22,537

$992K

695
534 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

MARJORIE ALMEDA DO

Geriatric Medicine

20,866

$1.1M

1138
918 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

GERALD DANESHVAR M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

19,892

$1.24M

556
322 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

GEORGE NASSIF MD

Geriatric Medicine

19,857

$1.07M

563
510 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

BAHRAM ELAMI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

18,668

$920K

422
351 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

MICHAEL POST MD

Geriatric Medicine

17,937

$953K

613
526 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

MARIO DEMEIRELES MD

Geriatric Medicine

13,332

$709K

521
481 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

ELIZABETH ARNOLD MD

Geriatric Medicine

13,085

$716K

277
246 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

STEVEN WISNIEWSKI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

12,881

$758K

931
787 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

IRIS BOETTCHER MD

Geriatric Medicine

11,013

$584K

725
705 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

MARC DENUCCIO D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

10,871

$980K

392
214 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

CHANDINI VALEESWARAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

10,760

$301K

428
423 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$28
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

WILLIAM BUSH D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

10,416

$748K

612
540 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

AMARISH POTNIS MD

Geriatric Medicine

10,351

$523K

329
301 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

JAMES MAHER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

9,956

$838K

564
491 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$84
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

ABDULLAH RAFFEE MD

Geriatric Medicine

9,894

$743K

526
369 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$75
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

SAIGEETHA UTHAMARAJAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

9,792

$492K

492
487 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

ERIN DIVINEY CHUN MD

Geriatric Medicine

9,766

$551K

401
380 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

Sources

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