ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » New York » Legal Medicine

Top Legal Medicine Prescribers in New York

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
LARRY NEUMAN

Legal Medicine

22,841

$3.62M

553
404 are 65+

61%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$159
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

LUIS VASQUEZ PAC

Legal Medicine

22,689

$1.58M

580
476 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

FRANK ZHANG M.D.

Legal Medicine

12,031

$838K

392
341 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

GEORGE STEFANOS MD

Legal Medicine

10,326

$760K

426
324 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

MINA SUN MD

Legal Medicine

10,312

$813K

430
407 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

FRED FRIEDMAN M.D.

Legal Medicine

10,104

$772K

303
192 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

NADEZHDA SHAGUMOVA M.D.

Legal Medicine

10,087

$1.26M

372
330 are 65+

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$125
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

FRANK PARASMO M.D.

Legal Medicine

9,709

$1.01M

494
405 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$104
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

VINOD BHAGAT

Legal Medicine

9,656

$349K

378
315 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

CARLOS GONZALEZ M.D.

Legal Medicine

9,614

$498K

366
309 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

SHU CHIN M.D

Legal Medicine

8,940

$935K

298
243 are 65+

39%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$105
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

MICHAEL LAVIANLIVI

Legal Medicine

8,359

$562K

418
330 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

GIRISH BULSARA MD FACP

Legal Medicine

8,069

$410K

309
280 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

OLUSANYA RUFAI MD

Legal Medicine

7,965

$462K

323
273 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

FLORANTE MELCHOR MD

Legal Medicine

7,733

$508K

356
238 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$66
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

JAMES FERGUSON MD

Legal Medicine

7,714

$602K

521
442 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

HELEN DE ASIS

Legal Medicine

7,384

$412K

196
126 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

SURYAKANT PATEL M.D.

Legal Medicine

6,861

$606K

310
262 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

GAIL FRASER-FARMER

Legal Medicine

6,747

$349K

414
77 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

SAFWAT MOSAD M.D

Legal Medicine

6,728

$374K

276
228 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

LAILA FARHAT

Legal Medicine

6,663

$581K

182
120 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$87
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

EMANUEL KOUROUPOS MD

Legal Medicine

6,356

$578K

657
579 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$91
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

WALTER SZPUR M.D.

Legal Medicine

6,247

$476K

219
182 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

NIMESH PATEL MD

Legal Medicine

5,719

$450K

525
436 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

NELLY SERENY M.D.

Legal Medicine

5,686

$342K

159
111 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $85

Sources

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