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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
PAUL BUONGIORNO M.D.

Psychiatry

3,345

$589K

168
100 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$176
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

ASHRAF MIKHAIL MD

Psychiatry

3,337

$363K

318
65 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$109
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

RAMESH GIHWALA M.D.

Psychiatry

3,318

$728K

293
49 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$220
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

JONATHAN MCMATH MD

Psychiatry

3,281

$230K

116
23 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

DAVID WARD M.D.,PH.D.

Psychiatry

3,265

$431K

151
31 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$132
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

SHANE RAU MD PHD

Psychiatry

3,264

$416K

147
29 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$127
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

BRETT GURKIN M.D.

Psychiatry

3,240

$867K

119
5 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$268
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

AIKO MCGLYNN D.O.

Psychiatry

3,240

$286K

253
46 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

BARTON LEWIS M.D.

Psychiatry

3,239

$394K

181
113 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$122
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

LOUIS GAGLIANO MD

Psychiatry

3,217

$472K

143
49 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$147
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

MYLEME HARRISON M.D.

Psychiatry

3,199

$430K

290
39 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$135
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

CAROL GIBBS MD

Psychiatry

3,181

$347K

348
183 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$109
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

SNEZANA CVEJIN M.D.

Psychiatry

3,162

$323K

236
49 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$102
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

CHRISTOPHER MYERS M.D.

Psychiatry

3,094

$485K

128
19 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$157
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

BAHMAN MALEKPOUR M.D.

Psychiatry

3,084

$597K

149
88 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$194
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

ALOK UPPAL M.D.

Psychiatry

3,084

$333K

163
29 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$108
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

NADEEM AKHTAR M.D.

Psychiatry

3,059

$509K

176
35 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$167
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

DAVID SILLARS MD

Psychiatry

3,048

$350K

235
27 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$115
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

CHARLES DAVIS MD

Psychiatry

3,045

$272K

208
61 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$89
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

MICHAEL ZARZAR MD

Psychiatry

3,026

$314K

178
115 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$104
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

MICHELE SCHAEFER MD

Psychiatry

3,025

$278K

174
62 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

WINSTON JENNINGS M.D.

Psychiatry

3,022

$435K

176
37 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$144
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

KYLE LONG MD

Psychiatry

2,999

$357K

122
20 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$119
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

MARY MANDELL MD

Psychiatry

2,991

$306K

177
79 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$102
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

ILONA CSAPO M.D.

Psychiatry

2,979

$386K

149
19 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 17%

$130
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

Sources

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