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Prescriber Checkup » West Virginia » Orthopaedic Surgery

Top Orthopaedic Surgery 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
STEVEN MILLER M.D

Orthopaedic Surgery

458

$11.6K

127
93 are 65+

18%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

46%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

DEREK ANDREINI MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

455

$45.2K

151
136 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

19%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

40%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$99
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

STANLEY TAO M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

449

$18.8K

219
142 are 65+

23%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

39%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

6%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

CHARLES CAPITO MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

418

$13.6K

204
176 are 65+

28%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

26%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$33
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

DOYLE SICKLES M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

397

$14.2K

99
80 are 65+

30%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

65%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$36
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

LUIS BOLANO M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

391

$7,423

205
128 are 65+

10%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

84%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$19
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

LLOYD KURTH D.O.

Orthopaedic Surgery

382

$8,118

205
174 are 65+

27%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

24%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$21
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

STEPHEN ALATIS DO

Orthopaedic Surgery

364

$19K

150
121 are 65+

23%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

28%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

DANTE MARRA MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

352

$10.5K

133
105 are 65+

32%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

38%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$30
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

STEVEN VESS DO

Orthopaedic Surgery

350

$4,935

172
116 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

52%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

5%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$14
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

GREGG O'MALLEY M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

349

$8,890

161
124 are 65+

41%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

35%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

12%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

THOMAS KNUTSON D.O.

Orthopaedic Surgery

326

$16.1K

109
71 are 65+

28%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

50%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$49
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

PAUL LEGG MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

297

$12.5K

121
85 are 65+

23%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

49%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$42
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

MICHAEL ZILLES M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

282

$6,139

91
54 are 65+

48%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

30%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$22
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

BENJAMIN FRYE MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

272

$7,994

136
112 are 65+

71%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

74%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$29
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

KYLE HEGG M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

265

$6,464

86
63 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

76%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$24
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

EARL BRAUNLICH MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

255

$7,384

98
66 are 65+

19%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

66%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$29
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

STEVEN MILLER MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

248

$8,650

90
68 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

24%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$35
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

DARRELL BELCHER MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

234

$3,663

117
82 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

44%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$16
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

SCOTT DAFFNER M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

218

$23.2K

66
40 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

30%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$106
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

ROBERT ZALESKI MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

200

$5,651

100
91 are 65+

20%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

54%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$28
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

TROY FOSTER D.O.

Orthopaedic Surgery

194

$3,929

97
75 are 65+

11%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

69%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$20
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

DAVID FELDER M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

184

$2,719

62
32 are 65+

23%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

58%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$15
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

CHAD MICUCCI M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

184

$4,672

81
63 are 65+

36%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

43%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$25
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

ERIC INGERSOLL MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

178

$2,045

86
57 are 65+

13%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 21%

22%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 52%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 1%

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 9%

$11
Average prescription price

Avg: $30

Sources

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