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Prescriber Checkup

Top 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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
CHARLES COX M.D.

Surgery

10,518

$462K

463
336 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$44
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

KARL JONAS MD

Surgery

8,412

$361K

223
198 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$43
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

THOMAS LAYMAN M.D.

Surgery

4,626

$173K

491
347 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

COUNCILL RUDOLPH MD

Surgery

4,548

$274K

320
92 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

WILLIAM ROWE M.D.

Surgery

3,932

$145K

912
421 are 65+

3%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$37
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

DONATHAN IVEY MD

Surgery

1,328

$56.7K

126
107 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$43
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

ROBERT LLOYD D.O.

Surgery

1,229

$74.8K

408
252 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$61
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

JONATHAN KROSER M.D.

Surgery

1,220

$39.6K

314
230 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$32
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

CARROLL ROSE MD

Surgery

1,135

$59.4K

348
224 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

ROBERT WILMOTH MD

Surgery

1,125

$65.6K

335
204 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$58
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

SCOTT CAUDLE MD

Surgery

1,050

$95K

124
33 are 65+

49%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

HAROLD HOLLIDAY M.D.

Surgery

1,018

$38.9K

130
110 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$38
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

GEORGE SCHUCHMANN MD

Surgery

997

$26.7K

298
184 are 65+

2%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

JAMES VANWINKLE M.D.

Surgery

935

$27.1K

257
130 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$29
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

ALAN WERNER MD

Surgery

820

$15.2K

124
99 are 65+

3%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$19
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

GUSTAVO HUERTA MD

Surgery

780

$61.4K

493
367 are 65+

67%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

JONATHAN RAY MD

Surgery

724

$19.6K

142
47 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$27
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

WILLIAM STEELY M.D.

Surgery

719

$40.5K

240
155 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

RICHARD GREENE MD

Surgery

710

$22.5K

304
228 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$32
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

NITIN RANGNEKAR MD

Surgery

698

$45.5K

220
133 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

HEATH BROUSSARD MD

Surgery

666

$16.4K

212
158 are 65+

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

STEVEN THORNE MD

Surgery

659

$13.1K

189
143 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$20
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

DEAN CURRIE MD

Surgery

630

$20.2K

182
143 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$32
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

ELDRED WISER MD

Surgery

597

$19.7K

201
164 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$33
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

WILLIAM EDWARDS M.D.

Surgery

579

$18.7K

177
148 are 65+

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 12%

$32
Average prescription price

Avg: $42

Sources

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