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Prescriber Checkup

Top Neurology 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
AMARILIS CORCHADO PEREZ MD

Neurology

21,604

$2.4M

1208
734 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$111
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

HERIBERTO ACOSTA M.D.

Neurology

17,784

$1.75M

1097
1045 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$98
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

IRIS ACEVEDO M.D.

Neurology

17,167

$1.86M

1154
714 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$108
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

LUIS FORASTIERI M.D.

Neurology

14,570

$1.82M

1422
1096 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$125
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

ALFREDO PEREZ CANABAL MD

Neurology

14,294

$3.37M

1559
1149 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$235
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

MARY KAREN PENA M.D.

Neurology

14,117

$1.13M

1502
1062 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$80
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

HECTOR CASES MAYORAL MD

Neurology

12,951

$585K

1489
352 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

RAUL MARCO BORRULL M.D.

Neurology

11,917

$1.31M

699
476 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$110
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

MERBIL GONZALEZ DIAZ M.D.

Neurology

9,632

$980K

856
686 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$102
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

CARLOS OTERO MD

Neurology

9,099

$723K

1150
944 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

FRANCISCO VAZQUEZ REILLO M.D.

Neurology

8,976

$1.4M

1133
764 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$156
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

JAIME ROSA MD

Neurology

7,871

$1M

1109
919 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$127
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

WINSTON ORTIZ CINTRON MD

Neurology

7,497

$662K

747
503 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

LUIS FREYTES LUGO M.D.

Neurology

7,190

$840K

1046
784 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$117
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

LUCE VILLAFANE CARMONA

Neurology

6,904

$281K

321
184 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

JUAN MOREIRA M.D.

Neurology

6,396

$733K

623
529 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$115
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

REINALDO CARRERAS MD

Neurology

6,379

$407K

511
340 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

BRENDA CHAAR M.D.

Neurology

6,231

$491K

691
558 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

GIAN GIERBOLINI M.D.

Neurology

6,220

$883K

792
596 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$142
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

OSCAR BAEZ-SORIA M.D.

Neurology

6,203

$503K

714
490 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$81
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

NICOLAS PEREZ MALDONADO M.D.

Neurology

5,619

$1.79M

394
267 are 65+

51%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$319
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

EDGAR HERNANDEZ MD

Neurology

5,537

$458K

838
532 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

TERESA CASTRO PONCE

Neurology

5,518

$802K

513
437 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$145
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

IRELIS RAMIREZ MD

Neurology

5,446

$700K

620
429 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$129
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

MARINA RIVERA-VIRELLA M.D.

Neurology

5,436

$575K

466
399 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$106
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

Sources

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