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Prescriber Checkup

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Top Specialist Prescribers in Minnesota

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
FREDERICK TOWNSEND MD

Specialist

13,301

$776K

559
507 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

PAUL FLORELL MD

Specialist

11,717

$513K

587
540 are 65+

2%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

JERRY MCCRERY MD

Specialist

9,988

$523K

520
480 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

DOUGLAS GRIFFIN MD

Specialist

9,129

$452K

554
459 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

C VAURIO M.D.

Specialist

7,488

$392K

408
387 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

RANDY PETERSON MD

Specialist

7,369

$379K

502
423 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

SCOTT HEGSTAD MD

Specialist

6,572

$333K

462
364 are 65+

N/A

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

MARK SCHMIDT M.D.

Specialist

5,915

$373K

493
473 are 65+

N/A

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

SANDY POPHAM MD

Specialist

5,807

$413K

401
306 are 65+

N/A

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

VICTORIA OMAN MD

Specialist

5,436

$249K

310
245 are 65+

N/A

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

SANDRA STOVER M.D.

Specialist

5,432

$259K

329
293 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

DAVID COUNCILMAN MD

Specialist

5,213

$461K

169
66 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

ALISON CHINN M.D.

Specialist

4,929

$194K

338
295 are 65+

N/A

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

MARK WILDGEN MD

Specialist

4,819

$877K

248
86 are 65+

45%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

KENNETH BRITTON D.O.

Specialist

4,794

$484K

315
52 are 65+

N/A

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

PAUL TERRILL M.D.

Specialist

4,597

$270K

309
272 are 65+

N/A

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

MARIA PATACSIL MD

Specialist

4,232

$238K

300
242 are 65+

N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

BRUCE EVINK MD

Specialist

4,195

$184K

339
264 are 65+

N/A

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

JENNIFER DELFS M.D.

Specialist

3,923

$203K

263
226 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

J RUEGEMER MD

Specialist

3,666

$433K

368
313 are 65+

N/A

48%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

PAUL ERICKSON

Specialist

3,585

$195K

178
85 are 65+

N/A

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

SCOTT SUNDBY MD

Specialist

3,549

$199K

364
257 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

KRISTI GAGNE MD

Specialist

3,467

$168K

332
256 are 65+

N/A

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

BRADLEY DOEDEN MD

Specialist

3,321

$341K

374
307 are 65+

N/A

44%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

STEVEN MOORE M.D.

Specialist

3,069

$310K

625
559 are 65+

N/A

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

Sources

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