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Top Addiction Medicine Prescribers in New Jersey

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
PETER KUPONIYI MD

Addiction Medicine

24,534

$1.69M

839
573 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$69
Average prescription price

MICHAEL DESHIELDS M.D.

Addiction Medicine

341

$103K

22
are 65+

50%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$301
Average prescription price

GEORGE LUTZ M.D.

Addiction Medicine

329

$33.6K

30
25 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$102
Average prescription price

Sources

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