ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Rhode Island » Internal Medicine

Top Internal Medicine Prescribers in Rhode Island

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
MARISA HOWELL MD

Internal Medicine

2,930

$186K

163
95 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

PATRICIA SONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

2,819

$116K

430
346 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

PETER BOLTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

2,729

$141K

143
138 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

DEQIANG ZHANG MD

Internal Medicine

2,686

$98.9K

311
273 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

ELAINE FAIN MD

Internal Medicine

2,683

$111K

185
173 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

MICHELLE VANNIEUWENHUIZE M.D.

Internal Medicine

2,681

$130K

135
108 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

JOSE POLANCO MD

Internal Medicine

2,666

$126K

268
151 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

RICHARD VANNIEUWENHUIZE M.D.

Internal Medicine

2,658

$120K

154
124 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

STEPHANIE MARYESKI MD, MPH

Internal Medicine

2,573

$111K

151
101 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$43
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

WILLIAM PALUMBO MD

Internal Medicine

2,481

$154K

127
99 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

TARIQ MALIK MD

Internal Medicine

2,391

$71K

161
22 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$30
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

PATRICIA CHACE MD

Internal Medicine

2,383

$107K

59
54 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

ERNESTO MIRABAL MD

Internal Medicine

2,327

$88.7K

164
146 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

LEVIS GUZMAN M.D

Internal Medicine

2,325

$207K

116
58 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$89
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

ERIC NEWTON MD

Internal Medicine

2,299

$627K

337
242 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$273
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

CAROLYNN JOY NASSAR MD

Internal Medicine

2,283

$93.8K

215
163 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

PURVI CHOKSHI MD

Internal Medicine

2,263

$167K

48
12 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

KIMBERLY BABB MD

Internal Medicine

2,249

$89.3K

183
130 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

JEFFREY HARRIS MD

Internal Medicine

2,183

$131K

289
188 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

MICHAEL NISSENSOHN M.D.

Internal Medicine

2,175

$86.5K

411
284 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

WILHELMINA JAPLIT N MD

Internal Medicine

2,141

$180K

36
5 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$84
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

CHRISTINE DUFFY MD

Internal Medicine

2,125

$81.7K

289
177 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

MARK SHANNON M.D.

Internal Medicine

2,091

$87.6K

70
37 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

NICHOLAS GRUMBACH M.D.

Internal Medicine

2,080

$90.8K

194
138 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

JOSEPH TURNER D.O.

Internal Medicine

2,065

$118K

309
126 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 18%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

Sources

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