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Prescriber Checkup » Tennessee » Family Medicine

Top Family Medicine Prescribers in Tennessee

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 ASTIN MD

Family Medicine

16,943

$800K

735
525 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

HOMER STALEY M.D.

Family Medicine

16,717

$987K

323
227 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

27%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$59
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

WILLIAM BOWERS MD

Family Medicine

16,668

$876K

523
376 are 65+

23%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

32%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

TIMOTHY SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

16,561

$880K

558
409 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

16%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

CLAYTON MACCONNELL M.D.

Family Medicine

16,439

$749K

495
381 are 65+

4%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

ANDY ROBERTS M.D.

Family Medicine

16,398

$623K

573
457 are 65+

4%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

MAX MONEY FNP

Family Medicine

16,365

$719K

336
124 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

58%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

TIMOTHY LINDER M.D.

Family Medicine

16,335

$679K

611
480 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

GEORGE MATHAI MD

Family Medicine

16,249

$779K

514
428 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

25%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

WILLIAM EASON M.D.

Family Medicine

16,193

$672K

530
430 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

19%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

DOUG HOOPER MD

Family Medicine

16,141

$562K

675
548 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

14%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$35
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

ROBERT LIM MD

Family Medicine

16,137

$832K

390
282 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

26%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

JOHN PATSIMAS MD

Family Medicine

16,135

$962K

605
467 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

DARRYL WILKENS M.D.

Family Medicine

16,042

$709K

516
356 are 65+

14%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

ANWAR MIRE MD

Family Medicine

16,018

$1M

682
496 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

20%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$63
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

JAMES COUCH M.D.

Family Medicine

15,965

$904K

361
300 are 65+

15%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

29%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

JAMES SHIPLEY MD

Family Medicine

15,889

$893K

489
297 are 65+

18%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

27%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

TERRENCE MEECE M.D.

Family Medicine

15,829

$745K

474
331 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

26%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

ERIC MUIR MD

Family Medicine

15,827

$741K

677
541 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

14%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

ZACHARY HUTCHENS M.D.

Family Medicine

15,760

$655K

529
430 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

19%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

RUAL SWANSON MD

Family Medicine

15,740

$955K

753
626 are 65+

7%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

13%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

JOHNNIE CARTER MD

Family Medicine

15,665

$744K

773
577 are 65+

9%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

DAVID LUCK MD

Family Medicine

15,627

$1.09M

413
163 are 65+

28%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

37%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

JAMES MCKINNEY M.D.

Family Medicine

15,585

$663K

619
463 are 65+

4%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

14%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$43
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

KARIN BOECK M.D.

Family Medicine

15,573

$791K

540
429 are 65+

5%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 6%

20%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 17%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $51

Sources

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