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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » North Carolina » Rheumatology

Top Rheumatology 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
PAUL FERRELL MD

Rheumatology

11,547

$595K

509
415 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

WILLIAM BYRD MD

Rheumatology

11,108

$638K

488
357 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

BOB WODECKI MD

Rheumatology

9,192

$739K

805
456 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

DAYTON PAYNE M.D.

Rheumatology

8,417

$1.32M

636
357 are 65+

N/A

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

KRISTIN GOWIN M.D.

Rheumatology

7,472

$1.27M

515
296 are 65+

N/A

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

NAJEEB GHAUSSY MD

Rheumatology

6,746

$657K

510
293 are 65+

N/A

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

JEFFREY ALLOWAY MD

Rheumatology

6,582

$776K

621
386 are 65+

N/A

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

AJAY AJMANI MD

Rheumatology

6,519

$716K

301
147 are 65+

N/A

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

NICHOLAS PATRONE MD

Rheumatology

6,273

$527K

552
364 are 65+

N/A

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

JILL VARGO M.D.

Rheumatology

6,226

$1.08M

508
368 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

GARLAND MOELLER MD

Rheumatology

6,148

$903K

311
240 are 65+

N/A

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

DUNCAN FAGUNDUS MD

Rheumatology

6,119

$618K

548
373 are 65+

N/A

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

DOUGLAS METCALF M.D.

Rheumatology

5,220

$819K

592
422 are 65+

N/A

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

ELLISON SMITH M.D.

Rheumatology

5,166

$819K

397
277 are 65+

N/A

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

GEORGE KERNODLE M.D.

Rheumatology

5,058

$361K

522
442 are 65+

N/A

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

KEVIN MCKNIGHT MD

Rheumatology

4,964

$831K

280
135 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

FREDERICK TALIP M.D.

Rheumatology

4,913

$722K

466
268 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

STEVEN MENDELSOHN M.D.

Rheumatology

4,411

$574K

400
243 are 65+

N/A

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

ROBERT KIPNIS MD

Rheumatology

3,946

$452K

390
298 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

AHMAD KASHIF MD

Rheumatology

3,937

$276K

500
354 are 65+

N/A

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

JOHN WINFIELD M.D.

Rheumatology

3,867

$472K

313
141 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

ANTHONY ANDERSON MD

Rheumatology

3,786

$405K

426
322 are 65+

N/A

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

ROBERT GAY MD

Rheumatology

3,722

$812K

341
250 are 65+

N/A

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

ASHRITO DAYAL MD

Rheumatology

3,671

$201K

382
276 are 65+

N/A

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

BILAL AGHA MD

Rheumatology

3,603

$384K

317
231 are 65+

N/A

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

Sources

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