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Top Specialist Prescribers in Puerto Rico

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
JOSE TAVERAS BROSSA MD

Specialist

85

$2,995

64
48 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$35
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

ALEJANDRO ROMAN HERNANDEZ

Specialist

138

$2,961

79
66 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$21
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

RUBEN PORTALATIN CRUZ M.D.

Specialist

156

$3,520

107
85 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$23
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

SERGIO MOURE-RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Specialist

164

$2,877

88
70 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$18
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

ANGEL QUINONES M. D.

Specialist

168

$4,928

112
60 are 65+

18%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

39%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$29
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

DIANA MARTINEZ M.D.

Specialist

218

$11.2K

47
38 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

CELESTINO CARRION CASTILLO M.D.

Specialist

218

$3,954

58
28 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

32%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$18
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

RAFAEL SEIN M.D.

Specialist

219

$4,751

118
93 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

8%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$22
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

MANUEL BENITEZ CORUJO M.D.

Specialist

251

$8,951

131
98 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

ORLANDO RODRIGUEZ MD

Specialist

251

$4,546

210
132 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$18
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

MARINA TORRES M.D.

Specialist

259

$10.8K

106
72 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

ANDRES ACOSTA-OTERO M.D.

Specialist

263

$7,092

66
61 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

JOSE HERNANDEZ ROSADO M.D.

Specialist

275

$6,657

138
97 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$24
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

ANGEL LOPEZ-RUIZ M.D.

Specialist

279

$4,606

129
102 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$17
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

CARLOS POU M.D.

Specialist

306

$27.3K

105
83 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

58%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$89
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

BRIGIDO BERRIOS-PAGAN MD

Specialist

313

$4,073

114
86 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$13
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

DENISSE JOVE M.D.

Specialist

327

$11.8K

160
97 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

HECTOR RIVERA M.D.

Specialist

330

$6,561

142
66 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$20
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

FELIX MARTINEZ FORTIER M.D.

Specialist

336

$13.3K

192
103 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

KAREN SANTIAGO RIOS M.D.

Specialist

350

$180K

85
62 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$515
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

MANUEL ANGUITA MD

Specialist

352

$6,835

164
120 are 65+

28%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$19
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

JULIO NARVAEZ

Specialist

361

$8,001

130
88 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$22
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

RAUL YORDAN M.D.

Specialist

383

$21.6K

118
87 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

60%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

SANTIAGO DIAZ M.D.

Specialist

388

$19.7K

183
134 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

6%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

DAVID AGUIRRE MD

Specialist

390

$25.6K

191
150 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

17%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$66
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

Sources

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