ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Cancel

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Texas » Specialist

Top Specialist Prescribers in Texas

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 Narcotics Antipsychotics to Patients Over 65 Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
RAVIKUMAR KANNEGANTI M.D.

Specialist

14,368

$1.48M

871
177 are 65+

41%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

CARLOS HERRERA MD

Specialist

14,588

$840K

617
463 are 65+

6%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

ALFREDO LOPEZ MD

Specialist

15,044

$1.79M

619
445 are 65+

N/A

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

LAXMICHAND KAMNANI M.D.

Specialist

16,817

$951K

505
448 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

SUBRAMANIAM JAGADEESAN MD

Specialist

17,377

$1.31M

706
565 are 65+

7%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

BALBIR CHAHAL M.D.

Specialist

20,259

$1.18M

662
488 are 65+

9%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

MOHAMMED ALNAJJAR MD

Specialist

23,002

$3.35M

1,107
859 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

SATHIYARAJ GEORGE MD

Specialist

23,311

$1.76M

1,006
821 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

JACQUELINE CARRUTHERS M.D.

Specialist

23,746

$1.53M

853
561 are 65+

4%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

PATRICIA SALVATO M.D.

Specialist

25,490

$3.94M

781
213 are 65+

N/A

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

JAMES CHUDLEIGH MD

Specialist

32,953

$2.87M

703
542 are 65+

31%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

36,941

$1.97M

2,086
1,796 are 65+

1%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

CLIFFORD GARVIN M.D.

Specialist

37,923

$2.14M

925
632 are 65+

13%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

Sources

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