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Prescriber Checkup

Top Psychiatry 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
BARNWELL MYERS M.D.

Psychiatry

16,687

$1.24M

716
204 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$75
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

FRANK FORSTHOEFEL M.D.

Psychiatry

12,598

$1.97M

659
89 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$156
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

MARIO GALVARINO MD

Psychiatry

10,592

$704K

482
72 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$66
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

DANA WILEY MD

Psychiatry

10,207

$921K

392
57 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

ELLIE MOZINGO MD

Psychiatry

9,537

$720K

427
55 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$75
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

DAVID STEINER M.D.

Psychiatry

9,356

$1.01M

570
308 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$108
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

SCOTT CHRISTIE M.D.

Psychiatry

7,976

$1.47M

366
66 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$185
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

VONDA GRAVELY MD

Psychiatry

7,816

$593K

510
405 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

ALFRED EBERT M.D.

Psychiatry

7,380

$1.23M

426
58 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$167
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

DONG CHUNG MD

Psychiatry

6,939

$952K

444
65 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$137
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

RALPH POLLOCK M.D.

Psychiatry

6,539

$557K

432
60 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$85
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

STEPHEN BRASSEUX M.D.

Psychiatry

6,505

$1.01M

464
30 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$155
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

JOHN CASTON M.D.

Psychiatry

6,365

$472K

280
201 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

JEFFREY REYNANTE MD

Psychiatry

6,080

$446K

334
51 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

KURT KLAUBURG DO

Psychiatry

5,814

$528K

407
220 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$91
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

JAMES PAGE M.D.

Psychiatry

5,718

$338K

413
190 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

ROBERT ORNELAS MD

Psychiatry

5,273

$490K

237
139 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

JEANNE MORROW MD

Psychiatry

5,219

$585K

348
170 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$112
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

ERIC WINTER MD

Psychiatry

5,169

$581K

247
23 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$112
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

WILLIAM VANHORN MD

Psychiatry

5,099

$617K

401
277 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$121
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

ABDALLA BAMASHMUS MD

Psychiatry

5,093

$400K

243
89 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

JUDITH TOLHURST M.D.

Psychiatry

5,036

$626K

455
79 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$124
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

ALBERTO GONZALEZ MD

Psychiatry

5,006

$554K

216
73 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$111
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

JAMES RIDDLE MD

Psychiatry

5,005

$1.01M

177
19 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$201
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

LARRY NELSON M.D.

Psychiatry

4,928

$341K

241
156 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$69
Average prescription price

Avg: $116

Sources

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