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Prescriber Checkup » North Carolina » Geriatric Medicine

Top Geriatric Medicine 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
WILLIAM PATRICK M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

31,681

$1.76M

856
743 are 65+

19%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

27%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

27,178

$1.81M

547
458 are 65+

22%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

20%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$66
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

FRED MCQUEEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

24,621

$1.36M

738
348 are 65+

17%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

27%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

GEORGE SAUNDERS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

21,026

$1.35M

447
352 are 65+

31%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

12%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

THOMAS GROSS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

20,992

$1.07M

797
648 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

HENRY TRIPP M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

20,294

$1.17M

1007
826 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

TERRY BENSON MD

Geriatric Medicine

17,083

$909K

918
836 are 65+

2%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

7%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

MARIA IRUELA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

15,972

$778K

359
353 are 65+

15%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

17%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

RAM MOHAN BONGU MD

Geriatric Medicine

15,699

$423K

292
261 are 65+

18%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

13%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

DANNY HONEYCUTT MD

Geriatric Medicine

14,496

$847K

500
496 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

13%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

VELUKUMAR NANJAGOWDER MD

Geriatric Medicine

13,309

$633K

415
367 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

5%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

EILEEN CAQUIAS-GONZALEZ M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

12,748

$639K

456
415 are 65+

20%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

12%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

WILLIAM KELLY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

10,017

$522K

596
526 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

7%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

DARLYNE MENSCER MD

Geriatric Medicine

9,041

$478K

240
213 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

17%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

AMY CHARLESWORTH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

8,426

$512K

229
205 are 65+

20%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

ALTON ANDERSON

Geriatric Medicine

6,219

$397K

117
92 are 65+

23%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

DAVID FISHER

Geriatric Medicine

6,142

$332K

294
275 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

7%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

TAYLOR GOODNOUGH DO

Geriatric Medicine

4,752

$224K

250
236 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

JAMES PENCE MD

Geriatric Medicine

4,565

$323K

157
119 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

12%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

NARENDER ARCOT MD

Geriatric Medicine

4,016

$266K

136
108 are 65+

17%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

20%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$66
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

WILLIAM SAYLES MD

Geriatric Medicine

3,992

$202K

192
136 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

13%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

WAYNE HALE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

3,642

$221K

124
93 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

WILLIAM HAMILTON MD

Geriatric Medicine

3,584

$168K

111
108 are 65+

20%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

23%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

MARIA DIAZ M.D

Geriatric Medicine

3,350

$136K

252
216 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

KENNETH STEINWEG M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

3,074

$148K

187
179 are 65+

13%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 11%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $54

Sources

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