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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Pennsylvania » Pulmonary Disease

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 Narcotics Antipsychotics to Patients Over 65 Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
RAMESH KAUL MD, FCCP, MS

Pulmonary Disease

12,899

$1.3M

866
650 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 0%

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

RICHARD SAUNDERS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

8,924

$538K

518
335 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

WILLIAM FEE MD

Pulmonary Disease

8,121

$481K

518
429 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 0%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

JOHN SOLIC

Pulmonary Disease

7,761

$691K

532
470 are 65+

N/A

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

RUDOLF KHUSID M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

7,264

$1.11M

442
390 are 65+

N/A

81%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

VIRGINIA BALDERSTON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

5,542

$409K

572
525 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

GARY ESPER D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

5,141

$538K

345
223 are 65+

N/A

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

JEFFREY RATNER MD

Pulmonary Disease

4,478

$549K

276
223 are 65+

N/A

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

ROBERT JOHNSON MD

Pulmonary Disease

3,961

$313K

301
249 are 65+

N/A

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

BRIAN BURLEW MD

Pulmonary Disease

3,799

$432K

438
372 are 65+

N/A

54%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

JOHN COX M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

3,775

$415K

367
330 are 65+

N/A

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

JEAN WEAVER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

3,479

$709K

405
328 are 65+

N/A

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

RICHARD HALE D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

3,362

$298K

300
263 are 65+

N/A

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

MICHAEL ADER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

3,345

$578K

295
234 are 65+

N/A

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

KENNEDY SBAT DO

Pulmonary Disease

2,906

$816K

438
366 are 65+

N/A

75%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

GREGORY CALI D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

2,896

$831K

369
262 are 65+

N/A

75%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

PHILIP CAREY MD

Pulmonary Disease

2,784

$297K

256
227 are 65+

N/A

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

HOWARD LEE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

2,731

$681K

297
231 are 65+

N/A

67%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

STEPHEN BASHEDA D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

2,655

$502K

383
326 are 65+

N/A

83%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

SAMER ALKHUJA MD

Pulmonary Disease

2,653

$535K

405
286 are 65+

N/A

47%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

DAVID CELKO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

2,574

$507K

409
349 are 65+

N/A

61%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

DANIEL IRACKI M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

2,533

$341K

232
197 are 65+

N/A

62%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

RAHAT CHAUDHRY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

2,520

$289K

248
200 are 65+

N/A

49%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

PATRICK STURM M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

2,483

$429K

323
253 are 65+

N/A

47%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

GERARD CRINER MD

Pulmonary Disease

2,424

$751K

205
154 are 65+

N/A

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 57%

Sources

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