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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
OMAR CARDONA-GARCIA MD

Neurology

5,364

$436K

563
411 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$81
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

EDGARDO COLON-ZAVALA M.D.

Neurology

5,311

$530K

488
408 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$100
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

IVONNE DE L FRAGA BERRIOS MD

Neurology

4,897

$767K

422
336 are 65+

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$157
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

MARIA CRUZ-LARTIGAUT MD

Neurology

4,687

$563K

541
315 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$120
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

ANGEL CHINEA M.D.

Neurology

4,560

$5.53M

503
231 are 65+

44%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$1213
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

RENE SANCHEZ-BORRERO M.D.

Neurology

4,278

$520K

523
462 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$122
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

HECTOR MIRANDA DELGADO MD

Neurology

4,111

$351K

264
188 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$85
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

PORFIRIO RODRIGUEZ MD

Neurology

4,056

$215K

773
638 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

JOSE ACEVEDO MD

Neurology

3,993

$615K

598
475 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$154
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

LUIS RIVERA-RAMOS M.D.

Neurology

3,873

$335K

538
414 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$86
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

DAMARIS TORRES-BERRIOS MD

Neurology

3,475

$431K

381
354 are 65+

40%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$124
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

HORACIO DAUBON DEL VALLE M.D.

Neurology

2,862

$343K

445
347 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$120
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

MARITZA ARROYO-MUNIZ MD

Neurology

2,690

$260K

191
144 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$97
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

GISHLAINE ALFONSO MD

Neurology

2,666

$521K

261
195 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$196
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

REINALDO CARRERAS M.D.

Neurology

2,565

$244K

358
252 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$95
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

KATHERINE PADILLA-RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Neurology

2,400

$366K

349
246 are 65+

42%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$153
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

BRISEIDA FELICIANO M.D.

Neurology

2,218

$222K

371
267 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$100
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

WILLIAM PHILIPPI MD

Neurology

2,137

$531K

287
174 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$248
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

DESIREE CASASNOVAS - LOPEZ M.D.

Neurology

1,851

$144K

241
203 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

TOMAS HERNANDEZ-ORTIZ M.D.; M.P.H.

Neurology

1,808

$191K

218
51 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$106
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

RICARDO ALVARADO-MELENDEZ M.D.

Neurology

1,802

$169K

274
216 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$94
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

LOURDES BENES M.D.

Neurology

1,797

$127K

309
162 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

NIVIA HERNANDEZ RAMOS M.D.

Neurology

1,773

$178K

228
180 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$100
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

JOSE GARRIDO M.D.

Neurology

1,761

$165K

308
229 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$94
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

ENRIQUE RODRIGUEZ-OLAVERRI MD

Neurology

1,736

$299K

176
124 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

$172
Average prescription price

Avg: $132

Sources

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