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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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
WILLIAM MOORE MD

Surgery

1,557

$111K

358
275 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

36%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$71
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

JOHN SCOTT MD

Surgery

1,508

$83.1K

257
133 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

KERRY WHEELER D.O.

Surgery

1,408

$61.5K

372
318 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

13%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

THOMAS QUIRKE MD

Surgery

1,367

$23.7K

883
800 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$17
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

DAVID ADAMS MD

Surgery

1,024

$232K

118
35 are 65+

50%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

11%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$226
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

TERRY NORTON MD

Surgery

969

$45K

231
156 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

55%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

JULIUS BABB MD

Surgery

969

$58K

206
164 are 65+

13%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

20%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

ANTONIO CASTELLVI M.D,

Surgery

935

$37.3K

78
35 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

MICHAEL PALUZZI M.D.

Surgery

912

$38.4K

329
233 are 65+

4%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

11%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

SALIM GHORRA

Surgery

788

$13K

203
116 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

50%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$17
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

WILLIAM HOOD DO

Surgery

771

$46.7K

138
60 are 65+

12%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

MELVIN MEDLOCK M.D.

Surgery

744

$29.9K

151
97 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

30%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

CHARLES STONEROCK MD

Surgery

734

$34.9K

208
159 are 65+

24%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

29%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

THOMAS MCLEOD M.D.

Surgery

623

$34.8K

232
147 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

41%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

PRABHAKAR BALIGA MD

Surgery

603

$124K

105
19 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$206
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

JOHN SONFIELD MD

Surgery

578

$22.2K

200
126 are 65+

28%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

43%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

JASON JOHNSON D.O.

Surgery

536

$20K

119
62 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

34%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

CARLOS MONTENEGRO MD

Surgery

516

$17.1K

205
124 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

36%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$33
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

PAUL LEPAGE M.D.

Surgery

512

$30.5K

144
68 are 65+

24%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

26%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

EDWARD GILL MD

Surgery

500

$9,891

243
186 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

36%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$20
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

SYLVIA TARAZI M.D.

Surgery

499

$24.4K

97
70 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

39%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

JOHN GAUSE MD

Surgery

498

$9,288

173
104 are 65+

38%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

38%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$19
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

ERIC YOUNG M.D.

Surgery

490

$11.9K

144
88 are 65+

27%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$24
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

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

Surgery

483

$16.7K

159
97 are 65+

20%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

46%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$35
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

ROBERT COCHRAN MD

Surgery

477

$13.2K

180
127 are 65+

12%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

40%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 37%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 15%

$28
Average prescription price

Avg: $49

Sources

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