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Top Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular 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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
JUAN DEL CASTILLO M.D.

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

9,826

$517K

126
36 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

JOSEPH WHITLARK MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

1,198

$46.4K

362
275 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$39
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

FOROZAN NAVID MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

695

$18.7K

141
123 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

MICHAEL HAROSTOCK M.D.9

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

685

$15.8K

83
71 are 65+

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$23
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

THOMAS GLEASON MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

613

$15.9K

149
123 are 65+

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$26
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

GENE MANZETTI MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

587

$29.1K

136
91 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

CHET PHITAYAKORN M.D.

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

490

$12.7K

186
160 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$26
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

MITSUKO TAKAHASHI D.O.

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

374

$6,164

147
118 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$16
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

ARTHUR SANTOS M.D.

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

353

$16.1K

202
144 are 65+

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

RICHARD MAGEE MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

349

$19.1K

84
55 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

WALTER RIZZONI M.D.

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

307

$14.8K

99
72 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

TOSHITAKA HOPPO M.D. PH.D

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

305

$12.2K

70
54 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

DAVID MEIR-LEVI D.O.

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

273

$25.5K

91
68 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

VINAY BADHWAR MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

260

$6,778

67
62 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$26
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

CHARLES BENOIT M.D.

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

240

$5,614

62
57 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$23
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

SCOTT GOLDMAN MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

190

$5,307

101
96 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$28
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

RICHARD SHEPPECK M.D.

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

189

$11K

60
55 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

JOSEPH WIZOREK M.D.

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

189

$9,394

88
74 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

OKWUDILI CHUKWUANI MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

171

$11.8K

73
25 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

MICHAEL ACKER MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

133

$5,127

75
70 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$39
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

RAYMOND SINGER MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

61

$5,076

56
51 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $46

Sources

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