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Prescriber Checkup » South Dakota » Ophthalmology

Top Ophthalmology 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
CURT WISCHMEIER M.D.

Ophthalmology

6,437

$538K

980
938 are 65+

58%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$84
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

GREGORY OSMUNDSON M.D.

Ophthalmology

6,154

$332K

807
763 are 65+

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

PAUL WRIGHT MD

Ophthalmology

3,076

$242K

699
652 are 65+

71%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

BETH BRUENING M.D.

Ophthalmology

2,810

$205K

473
442 are 65+

56%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

MONTE DIRKS M.D.

Ophthalmology

2,774

$196K

582
515 are 65+

45%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

JOHN BORMES M.D.

Ophthalmology

2,708

$180K

527
501 are 65+

51%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

KAREN DICKES D.O.

Ophthalmology

2,636

$220K

562
535 are 65+

64%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

DUSTIN DIERKS MD

Ophthalmology

2,583

$152K

569
535 are 65+

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

MICHAEL EIDE M.D.

Ophthalmology

2,506

$134K

568
525 are 65+

50%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

RAY BIRKENKAMP M.D.

Ophthalmology

2,251

$122K

320
308 are 65+

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

JONATHAN ERICKSON M.D.

Ophthalmology

2,244

$137K

475
451 are 65+

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

ROBERT NIXON M.D.

Ophthalmology

1,935

$183K

293
263 are 65+

65%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$95
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

MICHAEL MORAN MD

Ophthalmology

1,879

$105K

337
323 are 65+

42%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

GAIL BERNARD

Ophthalmology

1,838

$128K

362
337 are 65+

47%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

STEPHEN KHACHIKIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

1,745

$115K

365
326 are 65+

60%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$66
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

DAVID WEST M.D.

Ophthalmology

1,713

$88.8K

400
387 are 65+

48%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

JOHN BERDAHL M.D.

Ophthalmology

1,690

$197K

375
348 are 65+

90%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$116
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

JOHN SLINGSBY M.D.

Ophthalmology

1,520

$102K

387
358 are 65+

50%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$67
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

WAYNE SNYDER M.D.

Ophthalmology

1,491

$163K

271
254 are 65+

77%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$109
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

MICHAEL VANDENBOSCH MD

Ophthalmology

1,205

$102K

335
311 are 65+

59%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$85
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

BRYAN HAMMER M.D.

Ophthalmology

1,094

$53.4K

473
449 are 65+

40%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

PAULA HICKS M.D.

Ophthalmology

996

$89.4K

301
290 are 65+

55%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

KENNETH KNUDTSON MD

Ophthalmology

828

$56K

247
242 are 65+

63%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

JOHN HERLIHY

Ophthalmology

760

$51.3K

200
185 are 65+

49%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

ALISON TENDLER M.D.

Ophthalmology

617

$66.1K

242
231 are 65+

84%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 54%

$107
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

Sources

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