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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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
DELI WANG M.D.

General Practice

1,341

$77.4K

53
15 are 65+

23%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

60%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

VINCENT TOUSSAINT MD

General Practice

7,661

$273K

386
121 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

KATHLEEN GRABOWSKI MD

General Practice

6,993

$386K

340
223 are 65+

14%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

35%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

RUFUS NEVILLE M.D.

General Practice

744

$27K

98
57 are 65+

13%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

32%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

KENNETH HELLER MD

General Practice

29,725

$1.41M

537
500 are 65+

14%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

33%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

WILLIAM DARBY M.D.

General Practice

3,751

$206K

177
129 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

31%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$55
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

JAMES JAMES MD

General Practice

7,082

$288K

282
197 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

35%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$41
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

RONALD PADGETT M.D.

General Practice

22,760

$1.39M

816
588 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

24%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

DEAN KOUKOS DO

General Practice

8,914

$428K

329
186 are 65+

19%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

15%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

MOL KY DO

General Practice

3,455

$183K

217
130 are 65+

12%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

26%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

ANNA PRICE MD

General Practice

9,530

$486K

505
347 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

20%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

MICHAEL WILLMOT M.D.

General Practice

5,263

$241K

207
152 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

24%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

LLOYD WILLIAMS M.D.

General Practice

2,135

$70.9K

108
85 are 65+

12%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

7%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$33
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

RANDALL STEWART MD

General Practice

721

$13.8K

379
219 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$19
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

MARGARET GROSSMAN DO

General Practice

11,021

$737K

552
339 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

VASANT GARDE M.D.

General Practice

6,091

$253K

255
183 are 65+

4%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

14%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

DIANA VARGAS M.D.

General Practice

933

$37.3K

52
22 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

FRANK TREFNY MD

General Practice

11,216

$497K

238
189 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

11%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

EDGAR TALBERT MD

General Practice

4,319

$120K

190
152 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$28
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

RICHARD SNYDER MD

General Practice

3,997

$153K

522
328 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

JAMES TUREK MD

General Practice

5,547

$408K

512
443 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

FORREST POMMERENKE M.D.

General Practice

1,141

$38.5K

255
143 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

14%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$34
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

HELEN SLOAN MD

General Practice

2,608

$131K

83
61 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

JOHN SHERM DO

General Practice

1,420

$64.9K

191
141 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

8%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

THOMAS RIVES M.D.

General Practice

3,800

$324K

312
280 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 5%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$85
Average prescription price

Avg: $52

Sources

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