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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

Doctors With Most Claims

ROBERTO GONZALEZ M.D.57,307 claims

PEDRO LOPEZ LOPEZ 51,880 claims

NELSON RIVERA RIVERA M.D.48,771 claims

JOSE PADILLA MD46,857 claims

NAIRYS SOMOZA M.D.44,486 claims

Top Specialties

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 or been entered incorrectly. Patients and claims shown are for Medicare only.


Self reported specialty Number of providers
General Practice 1,517
Internal Medicine 563
Specialist 372
Family Medicine 340
Psychiatry 203
Cardiovascular Disease 192
Dentist, General Practice 187
Ophthalmology 164
Gastroenterology 112
Dentist 79
Obstetrics Gynecology 76
Pulmonary Disease 75
Nephrology 75
Neurology 74
Urology 73
Physical Medicine Rehabilitation 69
Hematology Oncology 63
Rheumatology 61
Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism 59
Surgery 55
Dermatology 54
Orthopaedic Surgery 52
Personal Emergency Response Attendant 37
Legal Medicine 35
Geriatric Medicine 32
Emergency Medicine 31
Otolaryngology 29
Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27
Podiatrist 22
Gynecology 19
Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care 18
Adult Medicine 17
Diagnostic Radiology 17
Podiatrist, Foot Surgery 16
Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics 16
Interventional Cardiology 14
Infectious Disease 13
Geriatric Medicine 12
Pain Medicine 11
Dentist, Periodontics 11
Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital 10
Child Adolescent Psychiatry 10
Allergy Immunology 9
Mental Health Counselor 9
Hospitalist 8
Vascular Surgery 8
Sports Medicine 8
Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine 8
Plastic Surgery within the Head Neck 8
Public Health General Preventive Medicine 8
Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery 7
Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program 7
Emergency Medical Services 7
Sports Medicine 7
Geriatric Psychiatry 6
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology 6
Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Clinic/Center 6
Neurological Surgery 6
Contractor 6
Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Health Service 5
Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery 5
Radiation Oncology 5
Optometrist 5
Anesthesiology 5
Pain Medicine 5
Clinical Neurophysiology 5
Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine 5
Orthopaedic Trauma 5
Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery 5
Interventional Pain Medicine 4
Addiction Medicine 4
Surgery of the Hand 4
Dentist, Dental Public Health 4
Obstetrics 4
Pediatrics 4
Plastic Surgery 3
Allergy 3
Oral Maxillofacial Surgery 3
Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Mental Health Including Community Mental Health Center 3
Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Adult Mental Health 3
Surgical Oncology 3
Physician Assistant, Medical 3
Critical Care Medicine 3
Chiropractor, Neurology 3
Neuroradiology 3
Body Imaging 3
Foot and Ankle Surgery 3
Colon Rectal Surgery 3
Dentist, Endodontics 3
Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM 3
Otology Neurotology 2
Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2
Rehabilitation Practitioner 2
MOHSMicrographic Surgery 2
Forensic Psychiatry 2
Hand Surgery 2
Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2
Nuclear Medicine 2
Occupational Medicine 2
Pain Medicine 2
Dentist, Prosthodontics 2
Pediatric Endocrinology 2
Podiatrist, Primary Podiatric Medicine 2
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2
Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, MultiSpecialty 2
Medical Oncology 2
Hospitals, Chronic Disease Hospital 2
Hematology 2
Dermatopathology 1
Acupuncturist 1
Emergency Medical Technician, Intermediate 1
Procedural Dermatology 1
Driver 1
Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology 1
Sports Medicine 1
Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery 1
Hospice and Palliative Medicine 1
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 1
Adolescent Medicine 1
Community Health Worker 1
Pediatric Surgery 1
Gynecologic Oncology 1
Legal Medicine 1
Vascular Neurology 1
Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Community Health 1
Hospice and Palliative Medicine 1
Professional Counselor 1
Surgical Critical Care 1
Neuromuscular Medicine 1
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine 1
Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ophthalmologic Surgery 1
Clinical Child Adolescent Psychologist 1
Sleep Medicine 1
Nuclear Cardiology 1
Pulmonary Function Technologist 1
Hospitals, Critical Access 1
Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Oncology 1
Addiction Psychiatry 1
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery 1
Managed Care Organizations, Health Maintenance Organization 1
Vascular Interventional Radiology 1
SpeechLanguage Pathologist 1
Psychoanalyst 1
Dentist, Pediatric Dentistry 1
Surgery of the Hand 1
Chiropractor, Internist 1
Psychosomatic Medicine 1
Nephrology Specialist/Technologist 1
Physician Assistant 1
Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Medical Specialty 1
Prescribing Medical Psychologist 1

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