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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
MARLENE SANCHEZ MD

Internal Medicine

19,242

$1.32M

1,015
869 are 65+

4%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

RICARDO ADAMES M.D.

Internal Medicine

19,186

$1.17M

642
527 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

GENE BIGHAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

19,172

$1.13M

546
463 are 65+

19%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

LUIS SCHAEFFER M.D.

Internal Medicine

19,017

$1.01M

504
357 are 65+

9%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

EDWARD BATES MD

Internal Medicine

18,999

$923K

854
694 are 65+

2%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

GUILLERMO SAADE MD

Internal Medicine

18,970

$1.08M

434
378 are 65+

16%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

ERIC MARKS MD

Internal Medicine

18,797

$1.28M

437
230 are 65+

14%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

GARY BUTKA M.D.

Internal Medicine

18,778

$1.2M

709
533 are 65+

5%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

NAJMUDDIN KARIMJEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

18,685

$1.24M

1,119
669 are 65+

5%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

MUHAMMAD NASIR MD

Internal Medicine

18,679

$974K

1,061
555 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

SERGIO LARA MD

Internal Medicine

18,651

$801K

671
577 are 65+

N/A

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

ZAYD KAYLANI MD PA

Internal Medicine

18,644

$678K

536
495 are 65+

N/A

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

VANI KOLLIPARA MD

Internal Medicine

18,613

$1.38M

683
649 are 65+

13%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

28%
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%

FERNANDO CHEDEBEAU MD

Internal Medicine

18,406

$339K

1,314
1,201 are 65+

1%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

ANITA KURUVILLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

18,402

$925K

735
568 are 65+

2%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

SUNG LIM MD

Internal Medicine

18,377

$1.95M

686
554 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

ROBERT CHING DO

Internal Medicine

18,303

$1.27M

652
430 are 65+

N/A

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

GREGORY PHILLIPS MD

Internal Medicine

18,299

$1.29M

725
623 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

ADEBOLA OLATUNJI M.D.

Internal Medicine

18,297

$1.14M

470
256 are 65+

16%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

ROBERT KELLER MD

Internal Medicine

18,089

$1.05M

750
532 are 65+

3%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

RUSTON JENNINGS M.D.

Internal Medicine

18,015

$1.2M

725
660 are 65+

6%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

RANDALL BARNES D.O.

Internal Medicine

17,988

$1.18M

510
478 are 65+

8%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

JUAN GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

17,735

$1.01M

632
530 are 65+

2%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

ELEANORA DUKE M.D.

Internal Medicine

17,726

$1.07M

738
556 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

Sources

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