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Prescriber Checkup

Top Surgery 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 Narcotics Antipsychotics to Patients Over 65 Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
HERBERT SNYDER MD

Surgery

1,947

$87.3K

198
147 are 65+

9%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 0%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

MELVIN MEDLOCK M.D.

Surgery

1,840

$73.1K

277
187 are 65+

N/A

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

WILLIAM MOORE MD

Surgery

1,703

$154K

352
273 are 65+

N/A

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

DAVID ADAMS MD

Surgery

1,400

$273K

106
30 are 65+

N/A

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

THOMAS QUIRKE MD

Surgery

1,284

$14.6K

834
766 are 65+

N/A

2%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

JULIUS BABB MD

Surgery

934

$72.1K

224
174 are 65+

N/A

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

CHARLES STONEROCK MD

Surgery

806

$54.9K

214
166 are 65+

N/A

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

JOHN SCOTT MD

Surgery

787

$48.8K

156
103 are 65+

N/A

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

PRABHAKAR BALIGA MD

Surgery

769

$174K

128
19 are 65+

N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

TERRY NORTON MD

Surgery

714

$43.3K

205
145 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

MICHAEL PALUZZI M.D.

Surgery

684

$31.4K

247
176 are 65+

N/A

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

CARLOS MONTENEGRO MD

Surgery

589

$14.8K

219
141 are 65+

N/A

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

THOMAS MCLEOD M.D.

Surgery

582

$32K

207
128 are 65+

N/A

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

SALIM GHORRA

Surgery

566

$13.3K

172
101 are 65+

N/A

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

KEITH PLAYER MD

Surgery

539

$11.9K

144
73 are 65+

N/A

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

SYLVIA TARAZI M.D.

Surgery

537

$30.4K

102
72 are 65+

N/A

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

SCOTT TABER M.D. F.A.C.S.

Surgery

505

$18.7K

145
86 are 65+

N/A

3%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

JOHNNY COX MD

Surgery

484

$20K

151
98 are 65+

N/A

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

GEORGE MAGRATH MD

Surgery

472

$34.5K

135
80 are 65+

N/A

47%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

EDWARD GILL MD

Surgery

472

$8,765

251
195 are 65+

N/A

3%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

TIMOTHY MCELVEEN MD

Surgery

467

$17.8K

151
107 are 65+

N/A

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

JORGE TOLMOS MD

Surgery

467

$46.8K

139
82 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

GAJANAN SHANBHAG MD

Surgery

465

$24K

85
33 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

GEORGE DAVID M.D.

Surgery

454

$7,666

118
69 are 65+

N/A

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

JOHN SONFIELD MD

Surgery

445

$9,949

183
108 are 65+

N/A

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 14%

Sources

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