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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Pennsylvania » Geriatric Medicine

Top Geriatric Medicine 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 Narcotics Antipsychotics to Patients Over 65 Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
ELLEN ZAGREBELSKY MD

Geriatric Medicine

25,947

$1.6M

391
383 are 65+

9%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 8%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

LOUIS PICCOLI MD

Geriatric Medicine

27,215

$198K

226
202 are 65+

14%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 8%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

90,855

$5.66M

2,266
1,929 are 65+

24%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 8%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

Sources

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