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Prescriber Checkup

Top Surgery 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
NASEEM NASRALLAH MD

Surgery

9,713

$410K

259
186 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

ASNOKKUMAR UPPIN MD

Surgery

6,068

$218K

198
58 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

MICHAEL BUNCH M.D.

Surgery

2,959

$162K

109
33 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

JENNIFER NUNEZ M.D.-PH.D.

Surgery

1,593

$73.9K

102
97 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

STEPHEN LANUTI MD

Surgery

1,548

$76K

478
327 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

REAVIS EUBANKS MD

Surgery

1,421

$61.3K

87
50 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$43
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

DAVID GRECO M.D.

Surgery

1,416

$79.7K

363
222 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

SANKAR ADUSUMILLI MD

Surgery

1,174

$43.3K

302
232 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

ANDREW HUTCHINSON DO

Surgery

1,165

$51.8K

307
217 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

RONALD WALTERS M.D.

Surgery

1,064

$44.3K

321
238 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

SANDRA SCHULTZ MD

Surgery

966

$39.2K

217
172 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

CHARLES JONES MD

Surgery

949

$59.4K

401
324 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

FLORIAS MORFESIS M.D.

Surgery

936

$38.8K

136
58 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

MARK SMITH M.D.

Surgery

908

$56.2K

246
188 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

SUSAN PABST M.D.

Surgery

844

$32.9K

146
112 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$39
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

GREGORY BEBB MD

Surgery

841

$46.8K

249
216 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

ROBERT PATE M.D.

Surgery

804

$24.3K

147
103 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$30
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

OBINNA ERUCHALU MD

Surgery

799

$17.4K

165
121 are 65+

1%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$22
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

NESTOR CRUZ MD

Surgery

784

$13.1K

179
137 are 65+

2%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$17
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

ANDREW TAYLOR M.D.

Surgery

780

$24.8K

242
134 are 65+

3%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$32
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

HUGH DANIEL M.D.

Surgery

761

$57.1K

205
148 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$75
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

ERIC LANCE M.D.

Surgery

758

$31K

238
167 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

JEFFREY ROGERS MD

Surgery

722

$119K

113
24 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$165
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

MARK PETRUZZIELLO M.D.

Surgery

712

$40.7K

238
166 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

EMORY MCDOUGAL M.D.

Surgery

712

$17.5K

168
144 are 65+

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $58

Sources

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