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Prescriber Checkup » Texas » Adult Medicine

Top Adult Medicine 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
JESUS ALONZO MD

Adult Medicine

5,763

$537K

523
374 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

9%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

JOSEPH CHONG M.D.

Adult Medicine

1,015

$68.8K

140
130 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

WANDA ANGUEIRA M.D.

Adult Medicine

6,957

$364K

408
319 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

4%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

LEONIDES CIGARROA M.D.

Adult Medicine

3,780

$184K

411
331 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

SYLVESTER VAUGHNS M.D.

Adult Medicine

1,341

$67K

48
37 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

JESUS RAMIREZ MD

Adult Medicine

926

$55.3K

35
22 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$60
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

AMER SHAKIL MD

Adult Medicine

772

$66.9K

87
43 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$87
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

JIM LAWRENCE M.D.

Adult Medicine

683

$24.9K

36
34 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

EUGENIO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

2,807

$261K

100
15 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 1%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 14%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $71

Sources

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