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Prescriber Checkup

Top Dentist Prescribers in Pennsylvania

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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
THOMAS GRETZ DDS

Dentist

926

$8,234

255
46 are 65+

4%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

44%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

1%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$9
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

JIM CHENG DMD

Dentist

898

$52.7K

168
90 are 65+

42%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

SPENCER KING DDS

Dentist

621

$7,508

156
52 are 65+

15%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

69%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$12
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

THOMAS GRETZ DMD

Dentist

568

$4,629

168
33 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

29%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$8
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

ANDREJS BAUMHAMMERS DDS

Dentist

529

$3,162

209
197 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

2%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$6
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

SAMUEL POLLINA DMD

Dentist

429

$2,934

137
23 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

58%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$7
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

PATRICK FOX DMD

Dentist

419

$16.3K

81
31 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

43%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$39
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

CHRISTOPHER KOSENSKE DENTIST

Dentist

380

$2,567

188
76 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

35%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$7
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

DANIEL BOZZA D.M.D.

Dentist

361

$2,624

154
28 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$7
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

CHARLES HATFIELD D.M.D

Dentist

356

$2,625

86
45 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

72%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$7
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

VEASEY CULLEN DMD

Dentist

356

$6,489

144
130 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

32%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

3%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$18
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

NEIL GOTTEHRER DDS

Dentist

348

$20.1K

105
89 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

11%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

MICHAEL HALUPA D.D.S.

Dentist

333

$2,445

153
113 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

7%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$7
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

SAKTHI TIRUCHIRAPALI KESAVAN

Dentist

315

$1,600

127
32 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

61%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$5
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

ALFRED KHALLOUF DDS

Dentist

272

$1,538

101
31 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

58%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$6
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

VINODKUMAR MANDALIA DDS

Dentist

271

$1,404

112
52 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$5
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

LINDA SHEN DDS

Dentist

270

$1,936

97
43 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$7
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

THOMAS AHLUM D.M.D.

Dentist

269

$2,154

105
37 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$8
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

RUPINDER MANN DMD

Dentist

268

$2,198

115
84 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

77%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$8
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

ANITHA GADEKARLA DDS

Dentist

267

$1,466

114
31 are 65+

16%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

47%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$5
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

GERALD PEPE DMD

Dentist

263

$2,196

96
88 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

11%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$8
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

STEVEN SMIGA DMD

Dentist

262

$2,374

116
101 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

12%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$9
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

KENNETH SOAPES D.M.D

Dentist

254

$1,763

91
26 are 65+

42%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

44%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$7
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

GERALD FISHER D.M.D.

Dentist

250

$2,075

89
41 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

25%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$8
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

DAVID ZIPNOCK D.M.D.

Dentist

249

$1,218

115
0 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

61%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 19%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 2%

$5
Average prescription price

Avg: $11

Sources

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