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Prescriber Checkup

Top Nephrology 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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
ROBERT BYNUM MD

Nephrology

16,165

$1.54M

701
551 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$95
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

ANWAR AL-HAIDARY

Nephrology

9,713

$1.74M

487
337 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$179
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

HUGO TETTAMANTI MD

Nephrology

9,100

$606K

399
334 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

STEWART MANNING M.D.

Nephrology

8,614

$768K

320
241 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$89
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

DANILO BERNARDO MD

Nephrology

7,752

$833K

409
268 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$107
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

GREG WARREN DO

Nephrology

7,397

$790K

380
248 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$107
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

BENJAMIN IGWEMEZIE M.D.

Nephrology

6,041

$615K

320
246 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$102
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

LORENZO SANTARINA MD

Nephrology

5,913

$1.34M

448
276 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$226
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

JAMES DETERDING MD

Nephrology

5,769

$753K

514
299 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$131
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

MICHAEL HOLLAND MD

Nephrology

5,726

$1.05M

524
311 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$183
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

JAMES MCCABE M.D.

Nephrology

5,554

$775K

478
285 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$140
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

STUART HAIGLER MD

Nephrology

5,552

$633K

437
319 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$114
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

RAVI RAMSAMOOJ MD

Nephrology

5,489

$618K

384
267 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$113
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

CHARLES JERE MD

Nephrology

5,406

$1.81M

531
292 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$334
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

JOHN MANLEY M.D.

Nephrology

5,346

$692K

423
259 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$129
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

PEALE CHUANG M.D.

Nephrology

5,258

$761K

486
140 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$145
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

KARL BRANDSPIGEL MD

Nephrology

4,896

$628K

238
152 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$128
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

BRIAN ENGLAND M.D.

Nephrology

4,870

$636K

316
184 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$131
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

GREGORY PISEL M.D.

Nephrology

4,717

$445K

271
200 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$94
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

STEPHEN SMITH M.D.

Nephrology

4,532

$671K

347
142 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$148
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

LEE GRAY M.D.

Nephrology

4,500

$357K

239
106 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

ROBERT KEMP MD

Nephrology

4,479

$552K

342
236 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$123
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

WILLIAM DURHAM M.D.

Nephrology

4,444

$688K

350
208 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$155
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

ROBERT DUNMIRE MD

Nephrology

4,439

$802K

368
206 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$181
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

MATTHEW ELLIS M.D.

Nephrology

4,399

$510K

235
70 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$116
Average prescription price

Avg: $137

Sources

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