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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 Narcotics Antipsychotics to Patients Over 65 Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
WILLIAM PATRICK M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

31,738

$1.86M

746
647 are 65+

20%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

HENRY TRIPP M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

25,608

$1.65M

904
737 are 65+

20%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

23,015

$1.6M

605
506 are 65+

20%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

FRED MCQUEEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

22,513

$1.32M

748
336 are 65+

7%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

THOMAS GROSS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

21,619

$1.12M

801
636 are 65+

6%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

GEORGE SAUNDERS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

18,837

$1.18M

410
329 are 65+

28%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

TERRY BENSON MD

Geriatric Medicine

17,786

$1.04M

1,031
928 are 65+

2%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

RAM MOHAN BONGU MD

Geriatric Medicine

15,937

$879K

361
321 are 65+

18%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

MARIA IRUELA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

15,019

$859K

333
327 are 65+

14%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

DANNY HONEYCUTT MD

Geriatric Medicine

14,860

$824K

498
495 are 65+

7%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

VELUKUMAR NANJAGOWDER MD

Geriatric Medicine

13,287

$810K

354
305 are 65+

28%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

WILLIAM KELLY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

11,154

$592K

580
515 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

EILEEN CAQUIAS-GONZALEZ M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

11,007

$482K

399
368 are 65+

10%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

AMY CHARLESWORTH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

9,318

$583K

265
244 are 65+

11%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

DARLYNE MENSCER MD

Geriatric Medicine

8,012

$414K

237
201 are 65+

9%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

JAMES BUEHLER MD

Geriatric Medicine

6,872

$457K

396
329 are 65+

N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

JAMES PENCE MD

Geriatric Medicine

6,239

$448K

184
147 are 65+

18%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

ALTON ANDERSON

Geriatric Medicine

5,824

$447K

110
83 are 65+

49%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

TAYLOR GOODNOUGH DO

Geriatric Medicine

5,404

$296K

227
220 are 65+

16%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

RICHARD FRANCIS MD

Geriatric Medicine

5,313

$356K

113
94 are 65+

45%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

DAVID FISHER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

4,948

$270K

247
234 are 65+

17%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

NARENDER ARCOT MD

Geriatric Medicine

4,783

$345K

122
102 are 65+

23%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

MICHAEL VERNON MD

Geriatric Medicine

4,730

$257K

228
219 are 65+

5%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 13%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

HOLLY BIOLA MD, MPH

Geriatric Medicine

4,392

$177K

281
188 are 65+

N/A

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

WILLIAM SAYLES MD

Geriatric Medicine

4,084

$218K

191
130 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

Sources

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