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Top Nephrology Prescribers in South Dakota

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
ARVIN SANTOS MD

Nephrology

8,383

$389K

568
471 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

SRIDEVI KONKIMALLA MD

Nephrology

6,563

$243K

466
374 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

ROBERT SANTELLA M.D.

Nephrology

4,999

$393K

282
198 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

DANA BRANDYS D.O.

Nephrology

3,779

$113K

379
306 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$30
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

BYRON NIELSEN M.D.

Nephrology

3,104

$147K

393
330 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

RICHARD JENSEN MD

Nephrology

2,813

$262K

248
188 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

SHAHID CHAUDHARY M.D.

Nephrology

2,654

$119K

273
235 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

MOHAMMAD QAMAR M.D

Nephrology

2,561

$102K

371
294 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

FREDRIC BIRCH MD

Nephrology

2,201

$218K

96
51 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$99
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

TINA MELANSON M.D.

Nephrology

2,182

$137K

251
202 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

ANTHONY RUPP M.D.

Nephrology

1,999

$75.8K

245
190 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

CHRISTINA LANKHORST MD

Nephrology

1,928

$134K

208
157 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

AYODELE OGUNREMI MD

Nephrology

1,820

$180K

136
87 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$99
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

PIERRE SOURATY MD

Nephrology

1,794

$96.4K

227
176 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

LOUIS RAYMOND MD

Nephrology

1,779

$144K

134
74 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$81
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

BUSHRA RAFEEQ MD

Nephrology

1,501

$176K

107
65 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$117
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

JUNAID SYED MD

Nephrology

1,320

$49.1K

166
134 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

OLEG GEORGIEV MD

Nephrology

995

$222K

97
66 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$223
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

EDWARD ZAWADA M.D.

Nephrology

894

$90.5K

59
40 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$101
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

MAZEN NEMEH MD

Nephrology

844

$67.3K

72
55 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$80
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

BETH IVERSON CNP

Nephrology

788

$50K

78
36 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$64
Average prescription price

Avg: $62

Sources

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