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Prescriber Checkup

Top Nephrology 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
SANJAY KUMAR MD

Nephrology

27,093

$2.05M

697
467 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

CHARLES MURDOCK MD

Nephrology

13,166

$1.17M

810
509 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$89
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

INDERPAL SINGH MD

Nephrology

11,556

$1.26M

758
436 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$109
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

MOUSTAFA MOUSTAFA M.D.

Nephrology

9,264

$1.44M

580
365 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$155
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

JOHN PITTARD MD

Nephrology

8,886

$863K

502
237 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$97
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

PUSADEE SUCHINDA MD

Nephrology

8,598

$991K

584
379 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$115
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

ALLAN TURNER M.D.

Nephrology

8,547

$2.19M

400
235 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$257
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

WILLIAM KENDRICK M.D.

Nephrology

7,448

$683K

342
191 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

MUHAMMAD EBRAHIM MD

Nephrology

7,331

$901K

611
381 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$123
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

VENUGOPAL GOVINDAPPA MD

Nephrology

6,799

$784K

627
341 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$115
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

JOACHIM HERTEL MD

Nephrology

6,005

$1.15M

260
131 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$191
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

OSEMWEGIE EMOVON M.D.

Nephrology

4,972

$537K

251
128 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$108
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

JAMES CAIN MD

Nephrology

4,869

$1.06M

296
153 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$217
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

SINDHU GARG MD

Nephrology

4,685

$595K

351
217 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$127
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

FREDERICK ROGOFF MD

Nephrology

4,487

$548K

307
154 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$122
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

DOUGLAS STAHURA D.O.

Nephrology

4,477

$466K

321
180 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$104
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

RALPH HENRY MD

Nephrology

4,355

$452K

441
279 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$104
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

LAWRENCE MCGEE MD

Nephrology

4,331

$380K

352
190 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

JEFFREY SMITH D.O.

Nephrology

4,293

$831K

359
208 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$194
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

SIVANTHAN BALACHANDRAN MD

Nephrology

4,098

$991K

323
208 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$242
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

MATTHEW LAMBERT M.D.

Nephrology

3,757

$666K

543
339 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$177
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

CHRISTOPHER PO MD

Nephrology

3,756

$342K

339
222 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$91
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

ZIA DIN MD

Nephrology

3,371

$355K

395
229 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$105
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

FREDERICK ADAMS MD

Nephrology

3,097

$333K

195
91 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$107
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

CHARLES COHN M.D.

Nephrology

2,988

$637K

242
126 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$213
Average prescription price

Avg: $140

Sources

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