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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Internal Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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40,840Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$6.45M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
778 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
97% Patients 65 Years and Older

96% Subsidized Claims for Low-Income Patients


This Provider's History

A comparison of this provider’s prescribing in Part D since 2014. All years may not be shown if there is insufficient data.

Cost of Claims

$4.62M

2014

$5.37M

2015

$6.45M

2016

Number of Claims

36,495

2014

38,949

2015

40,840

2016

This Prescriber's Drugs

The table below list this provider’s drugs, the number of prescriptions and how many went to seniors. Drugs are ranked by volume and compared with the rank for all providers in the same specialty and state. The list below includes only those drugs for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions.

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An opioid drug. More » Prescription opioids (painkillers) can help alleviate certain kinds of pain in the short term but carry serious health risks.

A

An antibiotic drug. More » Used to treat bacterial infections but are often prescribed incorrectly to treat viral infections, such as chest colds or the flu.

P

An antipsychotic drug. More » Antipsychotics are frequently given to dementia patients, though it increases their risk of death.

10

This provider is among the top 10 prescribers of this drug in the country.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for more days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be lower.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for fewer days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be higher.

Drug Name Total Prescriptions Filled with Refills Prescriptions
to 65+
Patients Receiving this Drug Category
CRESTOR 1,702

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

1,635

prescriptions.

234

patients, 30% of all patients

10
DEXILANT 1,143

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

1,094

prescriptions.

181

patients, 23% of all patients

VOLTAREN 1,075

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

1,048

prescriptions.

230

patients, 30% of all patients

NEXIUM 918

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

900

prescriptions.

147

patients, 19% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 851

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

839

prescriptions.

127

patients, 16% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 839

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

828

prescriptions.

118

patients, 15% of all patients

BENICAR 798

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

798

prescriptions.

102

patients, 13% of all patients

ULORIC 754

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

749

prescriptions.

92

patients, 12% of all patients

10
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 743

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

730

prescriptions.

113

patients, 15% of all patients

BENICAR HCT 621

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

610

prescriptions.

77

patients, 10% of all patients

10
DULOXETINE HCL 595

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

560

prescriptions.

83

patients, 11% of all patients

MELOXICAM 564

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

550

prescriptions.

103

patients, 13% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 534

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

534

prescriptions.

72

patients, 9% of all patients

DONEPEZIL HCL 512

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

512

prescriptions.

76

patients, 10% of all patients

CELECOXIB 512

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

507

prescriptions.

76

patients, 10% of all patients

TAMSULOSIN HCL 507

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

502

prescriptions.

87

patients, 11% of all patients

RANEXA 500

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

495

prescriptions.

67

patients, 9% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 490

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

477

prescriptions.

71

patients, 9% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 474

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

442

prescriptions.

74

patients, 10% of all patients

TRIBENZOR 470

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

444

prescriptions.

55

patients, 7% of all patients

10
CLONAZEPAM 469

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

464

prescriptions.

86

patients, 11% of all patients

PRAMIPEXOLE DIHYDROCHLORIDE 429

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

429

prescriptions.

79

patients, 10% of all patients

LINZESS 429

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

424

prescriptions.

69

patients, 9% of all patients

VASCEPA 424

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

419

prescriptions.

69

patients, 9% of all patients

ALENDRONATE SODIUM 390

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

390

prescriptions.

47

patients, 6% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 387

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

387

prescriptions.

53

patients, 7% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 387

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

387

prescriptions.

64

patients, 8% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 382

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

369

prescriptions.

79

patients, 10% of all patients

O
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 381

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

345

prescriptions.

73

patients, 9% of all patients

TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 372

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

367

prescriptions.

118

patients, 15% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 364

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

359

prescriptions.

46

patients, 6% of all patients

NAMENDA XR 351

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

351

prescriptions.

52

patients, 7% of all patients

ALPRAZOLAM 347

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

342

prescriptions.

72

patients, 9% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 321

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

316

prescriptions.

55

patients, 7% of all patients

BUPROPION XL 317

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

312

prescriptions.

55

patients, 7% of all patients

OMEGA-3 ACID ETHYL ESTERS 312

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

312

prescriptions.

51

patients, 7% of all patients

SYNTHROID 312

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

301

prescriptions.

42

patients, 5% of all patients

CREON 298

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

293

prescriptions.

61

patients, 8% of all patients

AMITIZA 295

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

295

prescriptions.

53

patients, 7% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 294

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

289

prescriptions.

44

patients, 6% of all patients

MYRBETRIQ 292

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

287

prescriptions.

60

patients, 8% of all patients

BYSTOLIC 291

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

268

prescriptions.

43

patients, 6% of all patients

PRIMIDONE 287

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

287

prescriptions.

44

patients, 6% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 275

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

260

prescriptions.

51

patients, 7% of all patients

VESICARE 268

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

254

prescriptions.

30

patients, 4% of all patients

ATENOLOL 255

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

239

prescriptions.

32

patients, 4% of all patients

XARELTO 244

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

244

prescriptions.

35

patients, 4% of all patients

AZOR 236

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

236

prescriptions.

36

patients, 5% of all patients

QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 235

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

235

prescriptions.

38

patients, 5% of all patients

P
PATADAY 223

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

223

prescriptions.

32

patients, 4% of all patients

PIOGLITAZONE HCL 220

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

220

prescriptions.

36

patients, 5% of all patients

GLIMEPIRIDE 219

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

214

prescriptions.

36

patients, 5% of all patients

PROPRANOLOL HCL 218

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

218

prescriptions.

29

patients, 4% of all patients

ROSUVASTATIN CALCIUM 217

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

212

prescriptions.

104

patients, 13% of all patients

ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 211

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

211

prescriptions.

22

patients, 3% of all patients

ZETIA 209

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

209

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

IBANDRONATE SODIUM 208

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

208

prescriptions.

30

patients, 4% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 206

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

201

prescriptions.

35

patients, 4% of all patients

ECONAZOLE NITRATE 200

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

185

prescriptions.

70

patients, 9% of all patients

IBUPROFEN 196

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

177

prescriptions.

47

patients, 6% of all patients

LEVOFLOXACIN 189

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

184

prescriptions.

149

patients, 19% of all patients

A
JANUMET 189

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

184

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

ADVAIR DISKUS 185

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

185

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

SPIRONOLACTONE 182

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

182

prescriptions.

29

patients, 4% of all patients

LORAZEPAM 182

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

177

prescriptions.

31

patients, 4% of all patients

ALLOPURINOL 177

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

177

prescriptions.

28

patients, 4% of all patients

AZILECT 171

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

171

prescriptions.

22

patients, 3% of all patients

ESOMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM 169

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

169

prescriptions.

36

patients, 5% of all patients

ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 168

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

163

prescriptions.

49

patients, 6% of all patients

MECLIZINE HCL 165

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

165

prescriptions.

41

patients, 5% of all patients

AZITHROMYCIN 165

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

160

prescriptions.

132

patients, 17% of all patients

A
JANUVIA 163

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

163

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 162

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

162

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

VALSARTAN 156

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

156

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

CIALIS 154

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

142

prescriptions.

21

patients, 3% of all patients

NASONEX 153

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

148

prescriptions.

33

patients, 4% of all patients

FAMOTIDINE* 146

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

141

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

BACLOFEN 146

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

146

prescriptions.

42

patients, 5% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 144

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

139

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

AMIODARONE HCL 141

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

141

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 129

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

129

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

RANITIDINE HCL 128

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

123

prescriptions.

38

patients, 5% of all patients

SYMBICORT 123

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

123

prescriptions.

29

patients, 4% of all patients

COLCRYS 123

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

118

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

CLONIDINE HCL 122

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

122

prescriptions.

20

patients, 3% of all patients

LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 122

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

117

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

LYRICA 118

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

118

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 117

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

105

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

VALSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 116

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

116

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 116

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

111

prescriptions.

90

patients, 12% of all patients

A
WELCHOL 111

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

111

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

ALCOHOL PREP PADS 109

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

91

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 107

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

MEMANTINE HCL 104

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

104

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

OSENI 104

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

104

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

10
ELIQUIS 104

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

104

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

NITROSTAT 103

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

98

prescriptions.

35

patients, 4% of all patients

FENOFIBRATE* 100

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 100

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 99

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

94

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 99

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

99

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

TRADJENTA 97

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

RAPAFLO 96

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

TRIAMTERENE-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZID 96

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

20

patients, 3% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 95

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

FLECTOR 95

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

PRADAXA 95

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

INVOKANA 95

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

FORTEO 94

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

94

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

SPIRIVA 92

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

92

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

EXELON 92

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

92

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

BD ULTRA-FINE PEN NEEDLE 92

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

CELEBREX 91

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

20

patients, 3% of all patients

10
DICLOFENAC SODIUM 91

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

30

patients, 4% of all patients

VICTOZA 3-PAK 88

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 88

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

88

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

TERUMO INSULIN SYRINGE 84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

30

patients, 4% of all patients

10
ENALAPRIL MALEATE 84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

PAZEO 83

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

83

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

LIDOCAINE 81

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

81

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

PROLIA 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

48

patients, 6% of all patients

DIGOX 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

<11
CICLOPIROX* 77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

BUSPIRONE HCL 77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 76

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 76

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

VYTORIN 75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

<11
BENAZEPRIL HCL 75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

<11
KAZANO 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

10
NAPROXEN 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

SUCRALFATE 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

DUTASTERIDE 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

NESINA 68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

<11 10
BELSOMRA 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

METHIMAZOLE 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

<11
TRULICITY 64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

<11
EFFIENT 63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

<11
LIPITOR 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

<11
ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

O
SAVELLA 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

<11
PAROXETINE HCL 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

<11
COLCHICINE 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

<11
PROAIR HFA 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

ROPINIROLE HCL 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

<11
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

<11
JALYN 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

<11
FINASTERIDE 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

WELLBUTRIN XL 54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

<11 10
METFORMIN HCL ER 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11
PREMARIN 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

CILOSTAZOL 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11
LOVAZA 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

<11
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Caveats
  • No comparisons are shown if there are fewer than 20 prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • Comparisons do not take into account the medical conditions of patients. Medications for certain conditions do not have generic alternatives, so patients would receive more expensive brand name drugs.
  • This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on March 20, 2008.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.
  • In rare circumstances, providers' prescription tallies may be inflated. Sometimes providers are credited with prescriptions written by colleagues (this happens in long-term care facilities) or are victims of fraud involving theft of their provider number.