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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
HECTOR CHINEA-RODRIGUEZ MD

Neurology

249

$9,990

33
28 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

CHRISTIAN SCHENK M.D.

Neurology

278

$31.2K

60
47 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$112
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

MONSERRATE NORIEGA-SANCHEZ M.D

Neurology

384

$69K

41
36 are 65+

57%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$180
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

JULIO CALCANO M.D.

Neurology

446

$22.5K

107
70 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

CARLOS LUCIANO-ROMAN M.D.

Neurology

484

$40.5K

69
52 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$84
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

GLENN GARAYALDE M.D.

Neurology

534

$48.5K

87
74 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$91
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

OSCAR BENITEZ MD

Neurology

667

$65.9K

120
100 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$99
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

ENRICO SARTORI MD

Neurology

704

$51K

113
92 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

LUDEMAR ROMAN ACOSTA M.D

Neurology

794

$45.6K

116
94 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

JOSE ARIAS MORALES M.D.

Neurology

797

$85.3K

142
104 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$107
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

FRANCES VELEZ LAGO M.D.

Neurology

883

$126K

135
96 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$142
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

JUAN RODRIGUEZ DEL VALLE MD

Neurology

889

$202K

116
78 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$227
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

JOSE GARRIDO M.D.

Neurology

906

$62.2K

222
168 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

RAUL CRUZ MD

Neurology

911

$399K

39
are 65+

70%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$438
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

RENATO SARTORI MD

Neurology

1,044

$74.3K

161
131 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

OLGA RIOS M.D.

Neurology

1,116

$68K

106
17 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

CARMEN SERRANO M.D.

Neurology

1,151

$82.3K

113
83 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

MELISSA MENDEZ MORALES M.D.

Neurology

1,168

$59.9K

111
59 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

DIANA BALSALOBRE M.D.

Neurology

1,177

$150K

137
114 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$128
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

NIVIA HERNANDEZ RAMOS M.D.

Neurology

1,200

$121K

178
142 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$101
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

REYNALDO RODRIGUEZ-LLAUGER M.D.

Neurology

1,252

$92.9K

99
73 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

DESIREE CASASNOVAS - LOPEZ M.D.

Neurology

1,287

$102K

174
148 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

DALILA NATALI M.D,

Neurology

1,446

$88.4K

244
196 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

KATHERINE PADILLA-RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Neurology

1,473

$165K

251
168 are 65+

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$112
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

RICARDO ALVARADO-MELENDEZ M.D.

Neurology

1,643

$172K

252
210 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 30%

$105
Average prescription price

Avg: $118

Sources

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