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Top Internal 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 Narcotics Antipsychotics to Patients Over 65 Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
JORGE GUEVARA MD

Internal Medicine

20,447

$1.3M

825
660 are 65+

4%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

STEVEN JOHNSON DO

Internal Medicine

11,951

$572K

825
663 are 65+

N/A

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

AHMED QADRI M.D.

Internal Medicine

9,542

$471K

825
643 are 65+

5%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

CARLOS CASAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

32,733

$2.31M

824
668 are 65+

5%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

ASHIQUEALI POONAWALA M.D.

Internal Medicine

15,890

$752K

823
692 are 65+

5%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

E. HUDMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

21,933

$1.46M

820
592 are 65+

5%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

WAYNE KARAKI MD

Internal Medicine

15,910

$1.2M

819
503 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

JAYARAM NAIDU MD

Internal Medicine

20,658

$1.2M

814
665 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

JAMES SHEPHERD M.D.

Internal Medicine

5,448

$243K

814
694 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

JULIO SAVINON M.D., P.A.

Internal Medicine

17,050

$1.38M

814
665 are 65+

N/A

37%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

ARMANDO HINOJOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

15,593

$900K

808
622 are 65+

2%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

CHRISTOPHER LOCKHART M.D.

Internal Medicine

31,021

$2.09M

806
665 are 65+

27%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

FELIPE RIOS M.D

Internal Medicine

13,237

$924K

805
654 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

HEINE RUIZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

11,699

$661K

800
626 are 65+

N/A

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

WILLIAM INMAN MD

Internal Medicine

13,826

$675K

800
573 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

LUIS REYNOSO MD

Internal Medicine

16,990

$1.56M

800
675 are 65+

12%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

TONY RUIZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

38,081

$3.01M

799
441 are 65+

26%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

HENRY GRAINGER DO

Internal Medicine

19,865

$1.43M

799
500 are 65+

6%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

RONALDO FACTORIZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

24,039

$1.62M

798
684 are 65+

2%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

ISAAC CHITRIT M.D.

Internal Medicine

22,706

$686K

797
691 are 65+

N/A

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

ORVILLE CERNA M.D.

Internal Medicine

21,838

$1.36M

796
663 are 65+

6%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

ROBERT RAMIREZ M.D,

Internal Medicine

16,096

$1.08M

794
549 are 65+

N/A

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

RICHARD HENDERSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

18,537

$982K

793
699 are 65+

2%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

WILLIAM COUCH MD

Internal Medicine

14,901

$801K

793
731 are 65+

N/A

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

YONG CHANG MD

Internal Medicine

19,265

$1.57M

792
654 are 65+

2%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

Sources

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