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Prescriber Checkup » New York » Pain Medicine

Top Pain 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
LEE TROSTERMAN MD

Pain Medicine

730

$81.1K

202
105 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$111
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

BILLY CARSTENS D.O.

Pain Medicine

401

$81.1K

105
55 are 65+

51%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$202
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

JOSEPH BAX D.O.

Pain Medicine

1,445

$81K

281
183 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

ALEXANDER LEE MD

Pain Medicine

539

$75.3K

157
136 are 65+

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$140
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

ADAKU NWACHUKU D.O.

Pain Medicine

924

$73.4K

191
53 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

JING DENG M.D.

Pain Medicine

583

$72.4K

161
144 are 65+

44%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$124
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

STEVEN CALVINO M.D.

Pain Medicine

652

$70.4K

71
46 are 65+

40%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$108
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

RENEE MELFI MD

Pain Medicine

640

$64.6K

189
146 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$101
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

KIOOMARS MOOSAZADEH MD

Pain Medicine

947

$59.5K

388
311 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

JOSEPH HERRERA D.O.

Pain Medicine

473

$58.9K

97
64 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$124
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

ADAM HAMMER MD

Pain Medicine

558

$57.7K

165
123 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$103
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

CHARLES BUTTACI D.O.

Pain Medicine

1,024

$56.3K

370
282 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

RICHARD GASALBERTI MD

Pain Medicine

297

$56.1K

122
87 are 65+

61%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$189
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

SYED HUSAIN D.O.

Pain Medicine

869

$55.9K

200
145 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

LUKE RIGOLOSI MD

Pain Medicine

559

$51.8K

185
143 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

ZHANNA NUDELMAN MD

Pain Medicine

328

$51.2K

87
67 are 65+

54%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$156
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

ARASH YADEGAR M.D.

Pain Medicine

466

$45.7K

194
142 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$98
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

HEMANT KALIA MD, MPH

Pain Medicine

442

$44.1K

139
60 are 65+

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$100
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

STEVEN WEINSTEIN M.D.

Pain Medicine

516

$44K

104
74 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$85
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

RAJEEV PATEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

1,055

$43.4K

406
358 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

JOHN VLATTAS MD

Pain Medicine

646

$43K

103
39 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

QUENTIN PHUNG MD

Pain Medicine

851

$39.4K

136
66 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

JOSHUA REIMER MD

Pain Medicine

775

$39.4K

211
185 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

DOUGLAS ALLEN D.O.

Pain Medicine

342

$34.1K

53
48 are 65+

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$100
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

SAMANT VIRK MD

Pain Medicine

348

$33.2K

93
52 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 24%

$95
Average prescription price

Avg: $95

Sources

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