ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Cancel

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Pennsylvania » Orthopaedic Surgery

Top Orthopaedic Surgery 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
MARK BUSECK MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

566

$32.7K

208
173 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

27%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

DAVID PASHMAN MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

566

$14.3K

207
132 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

RENEE RAY PA

Orthopaedic Surgery

565

$11K

243
195 are 65+

19%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$19
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

LAWRENCE POLLACK D.O.

Orthopaedic Surgery

563

$7,835

225
159 are 65+

12%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

32%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$14
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

MYRON HAAS DO

Orthopaedic Surgery

558

$14.4K

202
131 are 65+

17%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

38%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$26
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

ERNEST SWANSON M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

557

$14.8K

144
98 are 65+

17%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

54%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

FRANK OBRIEN MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

556

$17.9K

215
162 are 65+

12%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

33%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$32
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

MICHAEL MITRICK D.O.

Orthopaedic Surgery

555

$14.8K

240
174 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

39%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

RICHARD HALLOCK M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

555

$12K

180
153 are 65+

37%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

36%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$22
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

JAMES MARTIN M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

553

$9,555

176
162 are 65+

32%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$17
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

RICHARD BOAL M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

549

$13.8K

221
187 are 65+

23%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

52%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

DEAN NACHTIGALL DO

Orthopaedic Surgery

544

$9,564

122
74 are 65+

34%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

59%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

3%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$18
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

JOHN BENNER MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

543

$15.3K

174
148 are 65+

33%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

25%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$28
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

RICHARD MANDEL MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

541

$19.1K

99
66 are 65+

21%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$35
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

ROBERT GROB D.O.

Orthopaedic Surgery

539

$20.4K

188
148 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

42%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

RAYMOND WOLFE MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

531

$17K

154
102 are 65+

32%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

29%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$32
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

MICHAEL SEEL MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

531

$30.7K

223
184 are 65+

26%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

GEORGE CAUTILLI MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

528

$14.9K

215
197 are 65+

38%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

25%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$28
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

MARC ZIMMERMAN MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

527

$19.9K

161
107 are 65+

27%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

27%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

ROBERT ARMSTRONG D.O.

Orthopaedic Surgery

527

$10.5K

196
164 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

51%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

3%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$20
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

MICHAEL SALTZBURG DO

Orthopaedic Surgery

522

$18.7K

74
20 are 65+

31%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

42%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

MITCHELL ANTIN DO

Orthopaedic Surgery

522

$12.8K

104
46 are 65+

28%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

72%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

8%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

JOSEPH STRACCI DO

Orthopaedic Surgery

521

$21.3K

187
142 are 65+

17%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

54%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

NIKOS PAVLIDES MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

516

$15K

157
121 are 65+

26%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

45%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$29
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

SETH KRUM DO

Orthopaedic Surgery

514

$15.5K

126
104 are 65+

29%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 23%

19%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 36%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 10%

$30
Average prescription price

Avg: $40

Sources

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