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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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
THUAN NGUYEN MD

Specialist

2,654

$1.48M

408
374 are 65+

71%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$557
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

LOUIS SLOAN M.D.

Specialist

6,253

$3.4M

235
92 are 65+

48%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$544
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

ANNABELLE GARCIA MD

Specialist

277

$140K

111
106 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$505
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

SHAHE VARTIVARIAN M.D.

Specialist

1,605

$804K

190
104 are 65+

42%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$501
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

DAVID SALAZAR M.D.

Specialist

957

$473K

133
116 are 65+

66%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$494
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

MAHMOOD AKHAVI MD

Specialist

2,458

$1.18M

327
211 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$482
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

KATHY TOLER MD

Specialist

1,203

$572K

110
70 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$475
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

RAFAEL AMARO M.D.

Specialist

363

$167K

143
103 are 65+

48%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$460
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

VINAYCHANDRA PATEL M.D.

Specialist

969

$443K

350
290 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$458
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

SUZANNE RACZ PA-C

Specialist

692

$312K

123
53 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$451
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

CESAR MARTINEZ MD

Specialist

1,858

$810K

481
304 are 65+

39%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$436
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

HANS SANDER MD

Specialist

769

$330K

225
220 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$429
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

ALEXANDER WONG MD

Specialist

528

$220K

88
83 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$417
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

STANLEY KNOWLES MD

Specialist

1,431

$592K

451
338 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$414
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

CESAR CALIANGA M.D.

Specialist

8,732

$3.61M

402
222 are 65+

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$413
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

SUJIN YU MD

Specialist

2,984

$1.22M

345
208 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$409
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

RAFAEL SANTIAGO M.D.

Specialist

1,302

$530K

229
202 are 65+

58%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$407
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

MUQDAD ZURIQAT MD

Specialist

3,601

$1.39M

543
410 are 65+

62%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$385
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

JOHN HARNEY MD

Specialist

10,025

$3.85M

470
258 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$384
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

VINCENZO VIRGADAMO M.D.

Specialist

1,324

$506K

150
114 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$382
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

WILLIAM SWEATT M.D.

Specialist

2,498

$895K

577
487 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$358
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

MARK CLARK M.D.

Specialist

1,048

$372K

192
158 are 65+

62%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$355
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

GRACE MAKHLOUF M.D.

Specialist

3,683

$1.24M

308
257 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$336
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

STEVEN RAMOS M.D.

Specialist

1,610

$539K

551
367 are 65+

48%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$335
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

SWETA MAJMUNDAR M.D.

Specialist

2,201

$735K

344
280 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$334
Average prescription price

Avg: $130

Sources

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