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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Texas » Pulmonary Disease

Top Pulmonary Disease 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
JOSE PEREZ M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

23,418

$2.56M

1,069
723 are 65+

2%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 0%

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

MUHAMMAD HANIF M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

18,273

$887K

983
814 are 65+

6%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 0%

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

JUNJI HIGUCHI MD

Pulmonary Disease

16,082

$1.28M

496
362 are 65+

21%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 0%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

NOBLE EZUKANMA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

13,795

$889K

1,266
604 are 65+

N/A

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

RICHARD POHIL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

13,675

$753K

906
851 are 65+

2%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 0%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

MIGUEL FRANCO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

12,056

$613K

570
526 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

LOUIS MENDOZA MD

Pulmonary Disease

11,736

$641K

583
438 are 65+

N/A

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

BENJAMIN INTERIANO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

11,581

$659K

538
468 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

PANKAJ PATEL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

11,435

$873K

777
647 are 65+

N/A

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

WINDER VASQUEZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

10,766

$867K

458
397 are 65+

8%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 0%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

BRUCE ACKERMAN D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

10,229

$616K

298
199 are 65+

11%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 0%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

LAURENCE CUNNINGHAM D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

9,030

$583K

360
276 are 65+

N/A

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

HARISH SEETHAMRAJU MD

Pulmonary Disease

8,789

$2.65M

200
90 are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

CARLOS PEREZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

7,883

$499K

365
252 are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

THOMAS BAKER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

7,578

$854K

591
516 are 65+

N/A

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

ANGEL CLAUDIO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

7,557

$570K

684
415 are 65+

5%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 0%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

TERRY KILGORE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

7,147

$427K

292
230 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

JOHN UPDEGROVE MD

Pulmonary Disease

7,100

$422K

378
276 are 65+

5%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 0%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

CARLOS LLANES MD

Pulmonary Disease

6,426

$432K

241
202 are 65+

N/A

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

BENSON HUANG M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

6,308

$495K

544
438 are 65+

N/A

36%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

JESUS SAHAD M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

5,441

$831K

371
319 are 65+

N/A

47%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

CHRISTIAN MALUF MD

Pulmonary Disease

5,316

$841K

725
588 are 65+

N/A

82%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

MUKESH SARAIYA MD

Pulmonary Disease

4,936

$439K

377
316 are 65+

N/A

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

BHADRESH SHAH M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

4,846

$606K

386
320 are 65+

N/A

42%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

VARSHA TASKAR MD

Pulmonary Disease

4,478

$741K

376
245 are 65+

N/A

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 44%

Sources

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