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Prescriber Checkup

Top Surgery Prescribers in Missouri

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
SOMPORN PUANGSUVAN M.D.

Surgery

5,175

$238K

134
103 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

GUS WETZEL

Surgery

4,849

$155K

235
202 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$32
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

JULIAN MOSLEY MD

Surgery

4,594

$250K

221
154 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

JOHN BARTON DO

Surgery

4,063

$163K

202
158 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

DOAK DOOLITTLE MD

Surgery

2,062

$95.2K

246
175 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

DANA VOIGHT M.D.

Surgery

1,997

$117K

562
307 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

CHARLES WOODALL MD

Surgery

1,424

$51.9K

249
187 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

JOSEPH SHARLOW MD

Surgery

1,367

$101K

376
279 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

WILLIAM TURNER MD

Surgery

1,289

$58.4K

47
14 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

JASON GAULT DO

Surgery

1,151

$71.1K

210
126 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

PEPITO RIVERA MD

Surgery

916

$22.8K

205
135 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

CHINTALAPATI VARMA M.D.,F.R.C.S.,F.A.C.

Surgery

896

$221K

111
32 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$246
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

JOHN WADLEY MD

Surgery

892

$36.6K

245
183 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

RICHARD WIRZ DO

Surgery

888

$31.2K

241
146 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$35
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

STUART BRAVERMAN MD

Surgery

861

$25.3K

240
162 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$29
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

BABATUNDE OLADIRAN MD

Surgery

826

$20.3K

183
70 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

LY PHAN MD

Surgery

758

$33.4K

352
213 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

DAVID STEELE M.D.

Surgery

753

$61.7K

137
93 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$82
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

WALTER WOLF D.O.

Surgery

666

$33.2K

272
184 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

JAMES SCOTT M.D.

Surgery

630

$39.7K

137
37 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

STEVE PU

Surgery

613

$39.3K

116
62 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

MICHAEL REYNOLDS MD

Surgery

607

$10.1K

210
122 are 65+

3%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$17
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

JERRY MEYERS MD

Surgery

577

$36.4K

54
13 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

SAMIRA HASAN D.O.

Surgery

577

$25.7K

253
160 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

THOMAS COY DO

Surgery

545

$8,214

298
212 are 65+

2%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 11%

$15
Average prescription price

Avg: $43

Sources

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