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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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
MARIO HADDAD M.D.

Specialist

16,378

$773K

799
625 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

AYMAR RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Specialist

16,026

$1.05M

760
539 are 65+

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

HECTOR TORRES-CABRERA M.D.

Specialist

15,941

$480K

562
479 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$30
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

AMEDEE LEFEBRE- FERNANDEZ MD

Specialist

15,493

$711K

470
348 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

LYDIA DIAZ BORRAS M.D.

Specialist

15,261

$540K

424
363 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$35
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

YOLANDA SIERRA QUINONES M.D.

Specialist

15,227

$670K

580
434 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

GLORIA RODRIGUEZ MD, CEC, FACE

Specialist

15,223

$834K

698
604 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ

Specialist

14,642

$426K

395
249 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$29
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

AMILCAR TORRES FIGUEROA MD

Specialist

14,604

$608K

544
451 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

ULISES RODRIGUEZ

Specialist

14,486

$364K

853
719 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

DAMARYS GONZALEZ M.D.

Specialist

14,448

$385K

770
551 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

SALVADOR CARRION M.D.

Specialist

14,269

$483K

724
572 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$34
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

MARITZA MELENDEZ NIEVES MD

Specialist

13,845

$864K

348
264 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

FRANCISCO MONROIG M.D.

Specialist

13,695

$515K

565
396 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

GEORGE VENERO M.D.

Specialist

13,666

$447K

404
324 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$33
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

MANUEL RODRIGUEZ ZAYAS MD

Specialist

13,512

$598K

490
401 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

LINDA CRUZ MONTES M.D.

Specialist

13,430

$508K

707
582 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

ALVIN TORRES M.D

Specialist

13,411

$662K

491
376 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

PABLO PASTRANA M.D.

Specialist

13,089

$336K

513
342 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$26
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

CARLOS PEREZ MD

Specialist

12,701

$817K

661
541 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

JOSE AVILES MUNOZ MD

Specialist

12,532

$633K

397
310 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

LUIS PEREZ M.D.

Specialist

12,467

$344K

348
242 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$28
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

LUIS RIVERA M.D.

Specialist

12,414

$598K

466
370 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

MIGUEL RAMIREZ-SOTO M.D.

Specialist

12,114

$1.31M

946
358 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$108
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

NITZA VADI M.D.

Specialist

12,038

$609K

555
60 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $50

Sources

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