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Prescriber Checkup

Top Specialist Prescribers in West 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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
ABDULMALEK SABBAGH MD

Specialist

18,210

$875K

901
695 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

3%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$48
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

GREGORY CHANEY M.D.

Specialist

15,922

$1.16M

433
188 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

35%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

ROBERT WADE MD

Specialist

15,567

$734K

426
339 are 65+

13%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$47
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

ABDUL PIRACHA MD FACC

Specialist

12,434

$557K

520
436 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

3%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$45
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

11,149

$1.26M

614
76 are 65+

39%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

66%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

6%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$113
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

WILLIAM NOBLE M.D.

Specialist

10,225

$508K

554
494 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

JULIAN ESPIRITU M.D.

Specialist

10,012

$1.34M

952
706 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

7%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$134
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

BELLA ZINZUWADIA MD

Specialist

9,350

$487K

423
312 are 65+

4%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

17%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

SEAN NOLAN MD

Specialist

8,332

$1.26M

681
503 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

3%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

48%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$151
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

TRENT MASON MD

Specialist

7,983

$403K

261
186 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

19%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

SEAN DICRISTOFARO M.D.

Specialist

7,414

$588K

250
129 are 65+

15%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

33%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$79
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

KISHORE CHALLA M.D., F.A.C.C.

Specialist

6,124

$381K

681
552 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

30%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

SANDEEP VARDAN MD

Specialist

5,344

$389K

329
255 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

39%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$73
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

SESHAGIRI KALAPALA MD

Specialist

5,114

$93.9K

606
60 are 65+

18%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

86%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

9%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$18
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

ALI SULEIMAN MD

Specialist

4,705

$322K

336
214 are 65+

3%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$68
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

MOHAMMAD YOUSAF M.D., F.A.C.C.

Specialist

4,674

$241K

753
596 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

GORDON PRESCOTT MD

Specialist

4,127

$176K

213
191 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$43
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

ROBERT LAMB M.D.

Specialist

4,104

$419K

315
222 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

1%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$102
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

MICHAEL BLATT M.D.

Specialist

4,016

$469K

429
322 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

62%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$117
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

LAWRENCE MINARDI

Specialist

3,885

$403K

1132
996 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

81%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$104
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

NABAL GIRON M.D.

Specialist

3,788

$192K

265
196 are 65+

17%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

21%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$51
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

EDITA MILAN

Specialist

3,423

$309K

86
14 are 65+

67%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

40%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$90
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

MIRAFLOR KHORSHAD MD

Specialist

3,259

$164K

190
114 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$50
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

DAVID HALL M.D.

Specialist

3,208

$229K

531
464 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

6%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$72
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

RONALD GREEN PA

Specialist

2,993

$186K

152
112 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 7%

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 16%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 26%

$62
Average prescription price

Avg: $79

Sources

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