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Top Pain Medicine Prescribers in Virginia

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
MARK CLARKSON D.O.

Pain Medicine

17,293

$965K

830
376 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$56
Average prescription price

LAWRENCE WINIKUR M.D.

Pain Medicine

11,512

$1.26M

653
254 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$109
Average prescription price

DAVID MORGAN DO

Pain Medicine

6,461

$681K

199
39 are 65+

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$105
Average prescription price

MICHAEL DECKER MD

Pain Medicine

5,657

$564K

393
157 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$100
Average prescription price

GEORGE BAYLOR MD

Pain Medicine

4,650

$406K

654
193 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$87
Average prescription price

MOHAMMAD GHARAVI MD, PT

Pain Medicine

1,987

$164K

58
are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$82
Average prescription price

SCOTT CHIRICHETTI DO

Pain Medicine

644

$27.6K

121
81 are 65+

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$43
Average prescription price

SUZANNE LAGOSKY DO

Pain Medicine

518

$36.5K

55
39 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$71
Average prescription price

RICHARD MESSINGER MD

Pain Medicine

414

$16K

148
107 are 65+

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$39
Average prescription price

Sources

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