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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
ABDUL KADIR MD

Specialist

2,919

$769K

507
377 are 65+

5%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

BELINDA RAMIREZ M.D.

Specialist

2,898

$190K

624
461 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

CELESTE THOMAS M.D.

Specialist

2,879

$393K

223
153 are 65+

N/A

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

LINH DANG M.D.

Specialist

2,878

$279K

284
214 are 65+

N/A

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

SUSAN BLUE M.D.

Specialist

2,877

$876K

321
241 are 65+

7%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

NIRMALA KAMNANI M.D.

Specialist

2,871

$172K

218
194 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

SATISH NARAYAN MD

Specialist

2,870

$387K

165
38 are 65+

66%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

ANTHONY HANSON M.D.

Specialist

2,866

$356K

327
227 are 65+

N/A

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

JIMMIE BERGERON M.D.

Specialist

2,865

$202K

182
137 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

DAN EIDMAN M.D.

Specialist

2,836

$151K

190
89 are 65+

N/A

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

LESTER COLLINS M.D.

Specialist

2,825

$430K

288
153 are 65+

N/A

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

JOSEPH BROWDER MD

Specialist

2,800

$242K

69
60 are 65+

N/A

41%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

PRASHANT KUMAR M.D.

Specialist

2,786

$291K

330
215 are 65+

N/A

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

WILLIAM MYERS M.D.

Specialist

2,751

$158K

195
101 are 65+

N/A

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

M HALL M.D.

Specialist

2,749

$239K

481
427 are 65+

N/A

63%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

RICHARD TYER M.D.

Specialist

2,741

$471K

258
163 are 65+

N/A

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

USMAN SHERIFF M.D.

Specialist

2,736

$144K

340
265 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

STANLEY COHEN M.D.

Specialist

2,732

$612K

312
261 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

RAHUL PRAKASH MD

Specialist

2,720

$274K

241
172 are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

ARIEL VELASCO M.D.

Specialist

2,718

$280K

196
136 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

REDENTOR ROY M.D.

Specialist

2,685

$424K

168
99 are 65+

N/A

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

MICHAEL FOOTE M.D.

Specialist

2,669

$234K

522
478 are 65+

N/A

53%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

JUAN GUARDIA MD

Specialist

2,668

$594K

482
303 are 65+

N/A

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

SRIDHAR VASIREDDY MD

Specialist

2,651

$147K

356
118 are 65+

N/A

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

ROGER WOLCOTT M.D.

Specialist

2,649

$162K

297
157 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 27%

Sources

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