Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup

The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Geriatric Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

See Other Prescribers With This Specialty in This State »

18,711Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$830K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
774 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
81% Patients 65 Years and Older

59% 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

$735K

2014

$819K

2015

$830K

2016

Number of Claims

17,315

2014

18,452

2015

18,711

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.

Click to Filter by Category

Clear Filter


O

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
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 790

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

522

prescriptions.

123

patients, 16% of all patients

O
LISINOPRIL 760

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

653

prescriptions.

143

patients, 18% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 675

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

504

prescriptions.

122

patients, 16% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 674

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

601

prescriptions.

98

patients, 13% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 430

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

383

prescriptions.

60

patients, 8% of all patients

OXYCODONE HCL 424

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

234

prescriptions.

51

patients, 7% of all patients

O
METFORMIN HCL 414

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

278

prescriptions.

79

patients, 10% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 411

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

343

prescriptions.

80

patients, 10% of all patients

AZITHROMYCIN 381

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

300

prescriptions.

268

patients, 35% of all patients

A
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 378

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

323

prescriptions.

61

patients, 8% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 332

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

279

prescriptions.

49

patients, 6% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 310

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

277

prescriptions.

64

patients, 8% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 303

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

248

prescriptions.

54

patients, 7% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 296

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

268

prescriptions.

98

patients, 13% of all patients

O
TAMSULOSIN HCL 275

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

236

prescriptions.

45

patients, 6% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 273

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

232

prescriptions.

43

patients, 6% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 266

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

155

prescriptions.

51

patients, 7% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 240

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

186

prescriptions.

40

patients, 5% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 237

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

220

prescriptions.

36

patients, 5% of all patients

CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 233

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

184

prescriptions.

144

patients, 19% of all patients

A
DONEPEZIL HCL 232

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

227

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 216

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

204

prescriptions.

55

patients, 7% of all patients

RANITIDINE HCL 215

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

172

prescriptions.

28

patients, 4% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 194

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

189

prescriptions.

29

patients, 4% of all patients

PREDNISONE 184

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

151

prescriptions.

118

patients, 15% of all patients

LORAZEPAM 180

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

155

prescriptions.

45

patients, 6% of all patients

MELOXICAM 172

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

160

prescriptions.

38

patients, 5% of all patients

LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 171

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

128

prescriptions.

33

patients, 4% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 159

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

154

prescriptions.

29

patients, 4% of all patients

LYRICA 145

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

97

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 143

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

110

prescriptions.

28

patients, 4% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 143

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

119

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 143

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

FLUOXETINE HCL 129

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

CEPHALEXIN 127

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

101

patients, 13% of all patients

A
NEXIUM 122

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

FAMOTIDINE* 121

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

29

patients, 4% of all patients

ENALAPRIL MALEATE 120

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

99

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

MIRTAZAPINE 118

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

99

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

SUCRALFATE 114

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

ELIQUIS 113

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

113

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

VENTOLIN HFA 109

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 104

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

20

patients, 3% of all patients

O
LEVEMIR 102

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 99

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

94

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

DIGOXIN 97

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

ALLOPURINOL 95

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

81

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

MEMANTINE HCL 95

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

<11
GLIPIZIDE 94

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 94

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

P
MONTELUKAST SODIUM 91

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 89

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 89

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE 88

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

83

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

ATENOLOL 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

ALPRAZOLAM 85

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

FLUCONAZOLE 80

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

44

patients, 6% of all patients

BUPROPION XL 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

14

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

PROAIR HFA 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

ROPINIROLE HCL 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

RISPERIDONE 77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

<11 P
BYSTOLIC 75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

<11
TRIAMTERENE-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZID 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

<11
IBUPROFEN 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

21

patients, 3% of all patients

SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

61

patients, 8% of all patients

A
WARFARIN SODIUM 73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

DIAZEPAM 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

29

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

LANTUS 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

<11
ANORO ELLIPTA 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

<11
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

32

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

METHYLPREDNISOLONE 61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

50

patients, 6% of all patients

TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

34

patients, 4% of all patients

RANEXA 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

<11
TIZANIDINE HCL 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

21

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

CELECOXIB 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11
SPIRONOLACTONE 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

<11
BUSPIRONE HCL 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

32

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

CILOSTAZOL 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11
ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

O
DILTIAZEM HCL 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

<11
JANUVIA 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

23

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 »

Incorrect Info?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to [email protected] and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to [email protected].

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 Oct. 14, 2011.
  • 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.