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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Rhode Island » Nephrology

Top Nephrology 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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
SUNIL VERMA MD, MPH

Nephrology

19,965

$937K

547
471 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

ROBERT SERRA MD

Nephrology

8,251

$501K

333
295 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

MARK MANCINI MD

Nephrology

5,790

$351K

323
257 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

RICHARD COTTIERO MD

Nephrology

4,564

$289K

272
221 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

JEFFREY CLEMENT MD

Nephrology

4,090

$304K

295
221 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

DAVID YOBURN M.D.

Nephrology

3,996

$279K

276
217 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

4%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

STEVEN ZIPIN MD

Nephrology

2,817

$145K

255
180 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

ELKIN ESTRADA MD

Nephrology

2,712

$200K

261
190 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

REGINALD GOHH MD

Nephrology

2,704

$284K

170
41 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$105
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

DOUGLAS SHEMIN MD

Nephrology

2,599

$238K

132
57 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

NELSON CHU MD

Nephrology

2,362

$135K

190
143 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

JOSEPH ROMANELLO MD

Nephrology

2,142

$95.9K

244
211 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

CHRISTOPHER COSGROVE MD

Nephrology

1,951

$111K

215
141 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

CHARLES MCCOY MD

Nephrology

1,931

$102K

197
148 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

MICHAEL THURSBY DO

Nephrology

1,797

$136K

203
149 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

ILDIKO MEDVE MD

Nephrology

1,725

$112K

167
119 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

MARK SISKIND MD

Nephrology

1,710

$132K

168
116 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$77
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

DANIEL DRAGOMIRE M.D.

Nephrology

1,196

$64.7K

146
95 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

SUSIE HU MD

Nephrology

1,141

$118K

64
33 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$103
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

JOHN O'BELL MD

Nephrology

1,134

$37.8K

117
75 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$33
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

TERRI MONTAGUE M.D.

Nephrology

1,081

$83.5K

96
33 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$77
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

GEORGE LEE MD

Nephrology

1,067

$57.2K

123
96 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

KATHERINE RICHMAN MD

Nephrology

953

$38.2K

118
82 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

GEORGE BAYLISS M.D.

Nephrology

879

$53.5K

84
51 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

MORDECAI STOLK MD

Nephrology

829

$56.7K

125
86 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 0%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 21%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $61

Sources

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