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

Specialist

4,287

$730K

295
107 are 65+

27%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

EZEKIEL DUKE M.D.

Specialist

4,268

$258K

214
171 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

ANIL SHETH M.D.

Specialist

4,263

$503K

336
236 are 65+

N/A

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

ROBERT VELA M.D.,P.A.

Specialist

4,257

$216K

195
138 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

SUNIL NAIK M.D

Specialist

4,252

$343K

165
24 are 65+

N/A

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

CARL BEAUDRY M.D.

Specialist

4,244

$80.6K

743
564 are 65+

N/A

3%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

WARREN LONGMIRE MD

Specialist

4,158

$264K

246
206 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

LAZEL AUGUSTUS M.D.

Specialist

4,157

$252K

319
249 are 65+

6%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

SALEEM AKBAR M.D.

Specialist

4,128

$212K

355
317 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

LORI ADCOCK M.D.

Specialist

4,076

$692K

293
236 are 65+

N/A

61%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

ROBERT NOBLES M.D.

Specialist

4,056

$265K

298
248 are 65+

N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

DAVID SCHICKNER M.D.

Specialist

4,049

$117K

271
53 are 65+

N/A

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

ANTHONY AVENTA M.D.

Specialist

4,025

$293K

231
214 are 65+

N/A

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

NADIR ALI M.D.

Specialist

3,997

$352K

341
302 are 65+

N/A

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

JOSE VILLARREAL M.D.

Specialist

3,953

$677K

472
287 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

CARLOS GONZALEZ M.D

Specialist

3,941

$123K

114
90 are 65+

N/A

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

ISRAEL HARTMAN M.D.

Specialist

3,928

$469K

360
274 are 65+

N/A

45%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

IMRAN NAZEER M.D.

Specialist

3,921

$671K

347
203 are 65+

N/A

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

FAYEZ HADIDI M.D.

Specialist

3,851

$158K

269
215 are 65+

N/A

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

NABEEL ABDULLAH MD

Specialist

3,836

$200K

356
276 are 65+

N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

STEPHEN GOODE M.D.

Specialist

3,833

$319K

433
392 are 65+

N/A

39%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

ANA PEREZ M.D.

Specialist

3,811

$243K

192
77 are 65+

N/A

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

KENNETH ANDERSON MD

Specialist

3,761

$179K

279
64 are 65+

N/A

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

JOHN CLEMMONS M.D.

Specialist

3,760

$322K

360
252 are 65+

N/A

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

CHARLES GARCIA MD

Specialist

3,702

$284K

890
794 are 65+

N/A

40%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

Sources

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