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Top Rheumatology 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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

26,347

$16.1M

1711
1042 are 65+

47%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$613
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

ELVIN GARCIA M.D.

Rheumatology

23,507

$8.71M

2340
1664 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$370
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

DHIMAN BASU MD

Rheumatology

19,969

$1.96M

729
520 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$98
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

KAYVAN KAMALI M.D.

Rheumatology

16,549

$3.6M

1123
703 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$217
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

JITENDRA VASANDANI MD

Rheumatology

13,869

$2.66M

859
679 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$192
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

GERALD ROSENBERG M.D.

Rheumatology

11,606

$1.9M

527
337 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$164
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

WILLIAM BRELSFORD MD, FACP, FACR

Rheumatology

11,150

$1.93M

778
581 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$173
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

JANET SCHWARTZENBERG MD

Rheumatology

11,136

$1.4M

849
728 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$126
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

ADRIANA POP MOODY MD

Rheumatology

10,669

$2.45M

975
594 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$230
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

SHAIKH ALI MD PA

Rheumatology

10,601

$2.33M

1088
817 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$219
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

STEVEN COHEN MD

Rheumatology

10,210

$2.99M

986
804 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$293
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

KARL HEMPEL M.D.

Rheumatology

9,894

$922K

624
550 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$93
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

EUGENE NUNNERY M.D.

Rheumatology

8,720

$3.64M

1096
794 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$418
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

LAMA HASHISH MD

Rheumatology

8,719

$2.84M

676
392 are 65+

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$325
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

BRIAN WINN M.D.

Rheumatology

8,690

$677K

417
316 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$78
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

JOSE DEL GIUDICE MD

Rheumatology

8,598

$1.99M

708
535 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$231
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

SCOTT STEIN DOPA

Rheumatology

8,535

$1.83M

697
459 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$215
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

JOHN HUFF MD, PHD

Rheumatology

8,288

$1.78M

506
315 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$215
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

CLAUDIO LEHMANN M.D.

Rheumatology

8,221

$1.58M

578
462 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$192
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

NAGA BUSHAN MD

Rheumatology

8,133

$2.18M

667
541 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$268
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

VIJAY KUMAR MD

Rheumatology

8,095

$803K

788
602 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$99
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

ROBERT ABRESCH M.D.

Rheumatology

7,720

$2.17M

645
410 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$281
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

SAMUEL PEGRAM M.D.

Rheumatology

7,680

$1.76M

858
545 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$230
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

HASSAN ALISSA MD

Rheumatology

7,413

$2.3M

541
366 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$310
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

DIANNE COOPER M.D.

Rheumatology

6,773

$2.62M

444
288 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

$387
Average prescription price

Avg: $264

Sources

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