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Prescriber Checkup » Tennessee » Neurological Surgery

Top Neurological Surgery 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
MICHAEL FROMKE MD

Neurological Surgery

420

$31K

114
64 are 65+

27%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

20%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

17%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

MICHAEL SCHLOSSER MD

Neurological Surgery

408

$15.1K

149
77 are 65+

36%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

36%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

ROGER VIETH MD

Neurological Surgery

402

$13.3K

164
27 are 65+

41%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

52%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$33
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

LEONARDO RODRIGUEZ-CRUZ M.D.

Neurological Surgery

399

$8,998

179
137 are 65+

23%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

54%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$23
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

BRIAN O'SHAUGHNESSY MD

Neurological Surgery

355

$16K

110
60 are 65+

28%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

60%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

CARL HAMPF M.D.

Neurological Surgery

351

$5,347

111
87 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

53%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

8%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$15
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

DOUGLAS MATHEWS M.D.

Neurological Surgery

350

$10.5K

93
53 are 65+

31%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

47%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$30
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

DAVID HAUGE MD

Neurological Surgery

347

$9,505

123
76 are 65+

33%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

33%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

GLENN CROSBY M.D.

Neurological Surgery

345

$4,963

115
85 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

64%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

22%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$14
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

DONALD MEGISON M.D.

Neurological Surgery

338

$7,741

93
60 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

43%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

7%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$23
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

CHRISTOPHER TALEGHANI MD

Neurological Surgery

336

$11.8K

136
64 are 65+

35%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

48%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$35
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

STEVEN ABRAM M.D.

Neurological Surgery

326

$7,815

94
66 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

34%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

7%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$24
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

PAUL PETERSON MD

Neurological Surgery

325

$11.3K

64
21 are 65+

27%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

58%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

13%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$35
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

RICHARD LEBOW MD

Neurological Surgery

298

$4,365

82
52 are 65+

16%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

45%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

8%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$15
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

TIMOTHY STRAIT M.D.

Neurological Surgery

275

$8,419

92
67 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

42%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

8%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$31
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

WILLIAM BERINGER DO

Neurological Surgery

274

$10.2K

102
66 are 65+

21%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

46%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

PATRICK LAVIN MD

Neurological Surgery

271

$17.8K

55
25 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$66
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

GREGORY CORRADINO MD

Neurological Surgery

271

$6,718

130
73 are 65+

40%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

39%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

9%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

JODY HELMS M.D.

Neurological Surgery

245

$4,724

93
58 are 65+

16%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

27%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

14%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$19
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

WILLIAM SNYDER MD

Neurological Surgery

245

$6,529

115
67 are 65+

60%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

36%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

JOSHUA MILLER MD

Neurological Surgery

241

$4,675

106
52 are 65+

32%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

41%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$19
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

FEREIDOON PARSIOON M.D.

Neurological Surgery

237

$3,382

58
39 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

64%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$14
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

WILLIAM REID MD

Neurological Surgery

234

$5,693

117
94 are 65+

12%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

53%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

9%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$24
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

KENT SAUTER MD

Neurological Surgery

233

$4,501

78
47 are 65+

64%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

32%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$19
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

LAVERNE LOVELL MD

Neurological Surgery

230

$4,765

69
38 are 65+

25%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 18%

59%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 38%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 5%

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 8%

$21
Average prescription price

Avg: $136

Sources

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