ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » South Carolina » Family Medicine

Top Family Medicine Prescribers in South Carolina

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
BRAD WHITNEY MD

Family Medicine

52,876

$2.16M

784
703 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

SAMUEL STONE MD

Family Medicine

47,143

$2.61M

1384
943 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

CONIGLIARO JONES MD

Family Medicine

41,880

$1.81M

739
477 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$43
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

VANN BETH SHULER M.D.

Family Medicine

40,656

$1.68M

1017
880 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

STEVEN BARNETT MD

Family Medicine

39,921

$2.14M

1072
895 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

RALPH RILEY M.D.

Family Medicine

39,170

$2.34M

1005
830 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

MELMOTH PATTERSON MD

Family Medicine

39,011

$1.79M

957
694 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

MICHAEL BERNARDO MD

Family Medicine

33,984

$1.92M

857
702 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

WILLIAM ALDRICH MD

Family Medicine

33,380

$2M

897
508 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

DAVID CASTELLONE MD

Family Medicine

33,089

$1.82M

1174
898 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

STEPHEN SMITH

Family Medicine

33,060

$1.86M

988
573 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

DANIEL DAHLHAUSEN M.D.

Family Medicine

30,439

$1.34M

852
598 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

MOTTE SKINNER MD

Family Medicine

29,347

$1.96M

569
493 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

DANIEL HYLER MD

Family Medicine

29,333

$1.53M

771
550 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

WILLIAM SAWYER MD

Family Medicine

29,278

$1.33M

838
668 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

JAMES KEARSE MD

Family Medicine

28,519

$1.55M

904
763 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

KEITH SHEALY M.D.

Family Medicine

28,348

$1.53M

1080
852 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

THOMAS HOKANSON MD

Family Medicine

28,245

$1.39M

571
446 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

CHARLES KOLB MD

Family Medicine

28,208

$1.18M

827
653 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

JOHN ODOM MD

Family Medicine

27,942

$1.3M

645
490 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

JEFFREY SCHARSTEIN MD

Family Medicine

27,827

$1.16M

646
465 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

DAVID KEITH MD

Family Medicine

27,776

$1.24M

966
739 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

JAMES CARROLL MD

Family Medicine

27,697

$1.38M

647
464 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

MICHAEL BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

27,340

$1.21M

994
737 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

THOMAS BELL M.D.

Family Medicine

26,290

$1.26M

875
746 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 20%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $59

Sources

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