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Top Pulmonary Disease 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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
RICHARD SAUNDERS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

10,119

$666K

628
438 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$66
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

WILLIAM FEE MD

Pulmonary Disease

8,937

$593K

660
557 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$66
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

RUDOLF KHUSID M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

8,386

$1.53M

492
413 are 65+

69%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$182
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

JOHN SOLIC

Pulmonary Disease

8,167

$878K

670
586 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$108
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

RAMESH KAUL MD, FCCP, MS

Pulmonary Disease

8,161

$1.74M

755
535 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$213
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

VIRGINIA BALDERSTON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

6,979

$543K

559
515 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

ROBERT JOHNSON MD

Pulmonary Disease

5,617

$536K

414
352 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$95
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

GARY ESPER D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

5,324

$547K

364
233 are 65+

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$103
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

EDWARD THEURKAUF MD

Pulmonary Disease

4,883

$174K

191
186 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

JOHN COX M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

4,811

$626K

497
429 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$130
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

BRIAN BURLEW MD

Pulmonary Disease

4,732

$656K

551
455 are 65+

50%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$139
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

DAVID CELKO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

3,789

$669K

481
407 are 65+

51%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$177
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

GREGORY CALI D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

3,550

$1.46M

413
297 are 65+

69%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$412
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

HOWARD LEE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

3,422

$863K

367
291 are 65+

61%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$252
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

RAHAT CHAUDHRY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

3,212

$382K

290
233 are 65+

40%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$119
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

PHILIP CAREY MD

Pulmonary Disease

3,179

$435K

281
259 are 65+

44%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$137
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

YUSUF KHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

3,050

$585K

268
221 are 65+

51%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$192
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

GREGORY PATRICK MD

Pulmonary Disease

3,050

$502K

341
282 are 65+

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$165
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

STANFORD GITTLEN MD

Pulmonary Disease

2,944

$554K

355
322 are 65+

58%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$188
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

PATRICK STURM M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

2,905

$592K

400
315 are 65+

42%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$204
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

KENNETH LANDER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

2,897

$868K

291
236 are 65+

58%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$300
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

RICHARD SHUSTERMAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

2,887

$990K

382
316 are 65+

71%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$343
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

ROBERT SATRIALE MD

Pulmonary Disease

2,882

$680K

351
274 are 65+

51%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$236
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

RICHARD HALE D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

2,849

$255K

337
289 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

MEHBOOB CHAUDHRY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

2,782

$336K

258
186 are 65+

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 62%

$121
Average prescription price

Avg: $224

Sources

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