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Prescriber Checkup

Top Specialist Prescribers in North Carolina

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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

37,183

$2.6M

536
56 are 65+

2%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

12%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

WILLARD THOMPSON MD

Specialist

17,996

$820K

508
480 are 65+

14%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

13%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

BERNARD BENNETT MD

Specialist

17,786

$1.27M

402
316 are 65+

16%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

14%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

GREGORIO JACOB M.D.

Specialist

17,071

$934K

469
319 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

ANANT SONI MD

Specialist

15,241

$832K

483
440 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

4%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

RAJ JOSHI M.D.

Specialist

14,613

$794K

405
329 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

KAREEN BINION-BROWN PA-C

Specialist

14,290

$745K

367
220 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

DAVID FRANKS M.D.

Specialist

13,368

$986K

498
387 are 65+

13%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

FARASAT ASHRAF M.D.

Specialist

12,661

$752K

384
348 are 65+

21%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

11%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

IFEANYICHUKWU OKAFOR MD

Specialist

12,382

$645K

414
187 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

28%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

LYNN BUTLER DO

Specialist

11,802

$662K

507
413 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

LINDA ROBINSON MD

Specialist

11,609

$562K

449
333 are 65+

17%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

BABATUNDE OJO M.D.

Specialist

11,299

$626K

407
185 are 65+

35%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

4%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

DAVID MOCK MD

Specialist

10,365

$1.76M

394
299 are 65+

14%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

19%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

42%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$170
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

MELISSA PATRAM ACNP

Specialist

10,201

$434K

675
568 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$43
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

ROBERT POWELL M.D.

Specialist

9,521

$506K

376
305 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

4%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

RICHARD BERRY MD, FACP, FACGS

Specialist

9,424

$473K

421
267 are 65+

22%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

RONNIE MASSEY MD

Specialist

9,310

$566K

397
313 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

HAZEL DUNCAN-GUY M.D.

Specialist

9,159

$432K

314
191 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

CHARLOTTE VERRETT MD

Specialist

8,593

$455K

385
242 are 65+

15%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

11%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

THOMAS PHILLIPS M.D.

Specialist

8,360

$738K

344
251 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

17%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

JOHN LACOUTURE M.D.

Specialist

8,312

$475K

252
242 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

JAY FERNANDO MD

Specialist

7,716

$415K

235
156 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

16%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

DAVID FARLEY M.D.

Specialist

6,831

$456K

302
251 are 65+

18%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

JAMES SHORT M.D.

Specialist

6,820

$338K

259
200 are 65+

14%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 8%

7%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 9%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $88

Sources

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