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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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

38,216

$1.72M

2100
1822 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

7%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

ERNESTO GUERRA M.D.

Specialist

6,418

$568K

1894
1345 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

38%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

RICHARD OTERO M.D.

Specialist

6,306

$730K

1746
1181 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

1%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

39%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$116
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

LOUIS ALPERN M.D.

Specialist

7,036

$844K

1730
1588 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

83%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$120
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

MOHAMMED ALNAJJAR MD

Specialist

26,697

$3.85M

1232
947 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

28%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$144
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

ARMANDO BELTRAN M.D.

Specialist

11,546

$948K

1169
885 are 65+

1%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

12%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$82
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

KHIZAR AHSAN M.D.

Specialist

5,659

$468K

1142
883 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

2%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$83
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

SALIL MANGI MD

Specialist

5,634

$1.64M

1085
651 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

2%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

39%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$291
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

CHARLES GARCIA MD

Specialist

4,037

$293K

1001
879 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

4%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

48%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

ZAFER HAYDAR M.D.

Specialist

15,275

$1.5M

991
762 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$98
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

SALIM DABAGHI M.D.

Specialist

14,061

$721K

934
792 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

JAMES CHUDLEIGH MD

Specialist

37,109

$2.94M

927
606 are 65+

8%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

CLIFFORD GARVIN M.D.

Specialist

37,566

$2.01M

921
620 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

46%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$53
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

VICTOR GONZALEZ M.D.

Specialist

2,904

$152K

920
716 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

1%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

19%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

RAVIKUMAR KANNEGANTI M.D.

Specialist

15,065

$1.32M

904
192 are 65+

16%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$87
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

JEFFREY YOUNG M.D.

Specialist

2,737

$563K

883
714 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

3%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$206
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

ELIAS BENHAMOU MD

Specialist

8,916

$503K

799
380 are 65+

40%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

68%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

5%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$56
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

REAGAN MCMILLIN MD

Specialist

5,680

$307K

768
693 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

48%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

WILLIAM GILLUM M.D.

Specialist

2,328

$169K

749
703 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

68%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

ALVARO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Specialist

2,285

$54.4K

726
560 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

55%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$24
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

MIGUEL ZABALGOITIA-REYES M.D.

Specialist

6,356

$255K

725
638 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$40
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

CARLOS HERRERA MD

Specialist

14,757

$796K

717
525 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

18%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$54
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

CARL BEAUDRY M.D.

Specialist

4,345

$81.6K

700
522 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

84%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

4%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

3%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$19
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

CESAR VIVANCO MD

Specialist

5,474

$651K

698
569 are 65+

2%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

12%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$119
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

RUY MIRELES QUINTANILLA

Specialist

5,386

$625K

693
508 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 2%

2%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 18%

7%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 3%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 29%

$116
Average prescription price

Avg: $103

Sources

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