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Prescriber Checkup » Tennessee » Interventional Pain Medicine

Top Interventional Pain 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
DENNIS FORD MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

12,364

$837K

916
298 are 65+

54%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

54%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

DENNIS AGUIRRE MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

5,837

$584K

907
216 are 65+

84%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

35%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$100
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

MOACIR SCHNAPP MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

5,246

$453K

549
343 are 65+

49%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

38%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$86
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

GREGORY BOWERS M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

3,816

$217K

179
68 are 65+

64%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

47%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

12%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$57
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

JAMES FOX M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

3,509

$322K

408
89 are 65+

81%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

29%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

TIMOTHY SMYTH M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

3,388

$308K

582
263 are 65+

56%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

35%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$91
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

ROBERT COLES MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

2,874

$424K

77
11 are 65+

91%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

9%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$148
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

GIOVANNI FACCIA M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

2,511

$180K

293
74 are 65+

77%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

46%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

JAMES FREIDENSTEIN MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

2,489

$205K

358
78 are 65+

70%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

34%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

SAMEH WARD M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

2,403

$163K

534
238 are 65+

49%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

25%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

KIT MAYS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

1,788

$191K

327
226 are 65+

45%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

24%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$107
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

WILLIAM WILLIAMS M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

1,750

$175K

403
170 are 65+

56%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$100
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

JAMES LADSON MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

1,435

$77.9K

240
42 are 65+

61%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

40%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

MATTHEW RUPERT MD, MS, FIPP

Interventional Pain Medicine

942

$47.1K

112
66 are 65+

46%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

45%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

VIDYA BETHI MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

380

$29K

72
26 are 65+

57%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 63%

42%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 34%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 19%

$76
Average prescription price

Avg: $83

Sources

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