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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » South Carolina » General Practice

Top General Practice 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
KENNETH HELLER MD

General Practice

24,431

$1.29M

515
476 are 65+

34%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

RONALD PADGETT M.D.

General Practice

22,638

$1.45M

749
558 are 65+

10%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

KATHLEEN GRABOWSKI MD

General Practice

4,768

$281K

279
180 are 65+

7%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

FRANK TREFNY MD

General Practice

11,464

$504K

247
190 are 65+

6%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

MARGARET GROSSMAN DO

General Practice

8,517

$587K

501
317 are 65+

4%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

Sources

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