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Prescriber Checkup

Top Psychiatry 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
SCOTT GLEDITSCH M.D.

Psychiatry

4,396

$318K

275
42 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

ISABELLE EUSTICE MD

Psychiatry

4,305

$293K

297
185 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

MAGED SAAD MD

Psychiatry

4,278

$441K

371
149 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$103
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

CONNIE CALVERT DO

Psychiatry

4,271

$565K

209
27 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$132
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

GERI SNOKE M.D.

Psychiatry

4,271

$557K

236
52 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$131
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

JAMES BARKER M.D.

Psychiatry

4,254

$568K

331
93 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$134
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

DEANNA CORNELIUS M.D.

Psychiatry

4,252

$1.18M

221
23 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$277
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

RAJAKUMAR THOTAKURA MD

Psychiatry

4,196

$299K

393
86 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

THOMAS GRAHAM M.D.

Psychiatry

4,183

$307K

269
55 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

NILIMA SHUKLA M.D.

Psychiatry

4,172

$689K

322
43 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$165
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

KATHY MAYO MD

Psychiatry

4,162

$361K

207
63 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$87
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

EDWARD JONES M.D.

Psychiatry

4,148

$547K

267
51 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$132
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

FRANTZ PIERRE M.D

Psychiatry

4,130

$662K

231
32 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$160
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

CHARLIE SWANSON MD

Psychiatry

4,117

$408K

221
73 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$99
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

DEVENDRA SHAH M.D.

Psychiatry

4,111

$538K

238
59 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$131
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

KAREN BILLMIRE M.D.

Psychiatry

4,086

$598K

283
50 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$146
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

ROBERT JOLLEY MD

Psychiatry

4,075

$276K

78
41 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

JOHN BARKENBUS MD

Psychiatry

4,062

$582K

286
95 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$143
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

STEPHEN BUIE M.D.

Psychiatry

4,057

$518K

271
99 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$128
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

NELLY WELSCH MD

Psychiatry

3,980

$480K

254
68 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$121
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

ROBERT MILLET M.D.

Psychiatry

3,974

$583K

239
56 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$147
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

PATRICIA WESSON M.D.

Psychiatry

3,969

$357K

183
37 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

CAREY COTTLE MD

Psychiatry

3,941

$360K

260
164 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$91
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

JOHN BILLINSKY MD

Psychiatry

3,919

$512K

177
24 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$131
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

JENNY SMITH MD

Psychiatry

3,919

$324K

226
118 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

Sources

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