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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Procedural Dermatology

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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6,968Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$755K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
2,047 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
93% Patients 65 Years and Older

13% 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

$697K

2014

$1.12M

2015

$755K

2016

Number of Claims

7,210

2014

6,880

2015

6,968

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. 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
CEPHALEXIN 1,196

prescriptions, 17% of all prescriptions

1,147

prescriptions.

765

patients, 37% of all patients

A 10
TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 670

prescriptions, 10% of all prescriptions

606

prescriptions.

400

patients, 20% of all patients

CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE 586

prescriptions, 8% of all prescriptions

517

prescriptions.

271

patients, 13% of all patients

KETOCONAZOLE 515

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

449

prescriptions.

207

patients, 10% of all patients

BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE* 351

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

305

prescriptions.

187

patients, 9% of all patients

MINOCYCLINE HCL 348

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

328

prescriptions.

86

patients, 4% of all patients

A
CICLOPIROX* 292

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

265

prescriptions.

136

patients, 7% of all patients

DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE 262

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

233

prescriptions.

87

patients, 4% of all patients

A
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 255

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

250

prescriptions.

175

patients, 9% of all patients

A
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 205

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

192

prescriptions.

133

patients, 6% of all patients

MUPIROCIN* 196

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

177

prescriptions.

150

patients, 7% of all patients

METHOTREXATE 161

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

136

prescriptions.

31

patients, 2% of all patients

CLINDAMYCIN PHOSPHATE 135

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

111

prescriptions.

77

patients, 4% of all patients

A
HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE 128

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

117

prescriptions.

22

patients, 1% of all patients

HYDROXYZINE HCL 118

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

43

patients, 2% of all patients

HYDROCORTISONE 102

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

97

prescriptions.

45

patients, 2% of all patients

CICLOPIROX* 102

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

89

prescriptions.

44

patients, 2% of all patients

SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 95

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

49

patients, 2% of all patients

A
VALACYCLOVIR 89

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

35

patients, 2% of all patients

DESOXIMETASONE 81

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

81

prescriptions.

41

patients, 2% of all patients

FLUOROURACIL 75

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

60

patients, 3% of all patients

NYSTATIN 69

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

38

patients, 2% of all patients

NYSTATIN-TRIAMCINOLONE 61

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

32

patients, 2% of all patients

METHYLPREDNISOLONE 59

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

49

patients, 2% of all patients

PREDNISONE 52

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

37

patients, 2% of all patients

AZITHROMYCIN 50

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

34

patients, 2% of all patients

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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 May 29, 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.