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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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10,592Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$856K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
499 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
85% Patients 65 Years and Older

35% 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

$828K

2014

$883K

2015

$856K

2016

Number of Claims

11,297

2014

11,075

2015

10,592

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.

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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.

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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
SIMVASTATIN 556

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

466

prescriptions.

154

patients, 31% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 455

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

388

prescriptions.

122

patients, 24% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 386

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

351

prescriptions.

135

patients, 27% of all patients

O
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 338

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

290

prescriptions.

91

patients, 18% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 331

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

284

prescriptions.

104

patients, 21% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 326

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

271

prescriptions.

95

patients, 19% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 308

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

286

prescriptions.

104

patients, 21% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 256

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

208

prescriptions.

89

patients, 18% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 243

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

200

prescriptions.

79

patients, 16% of all patients

FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 201

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

161

prescriptions.

105

patients, 21% of all patients

PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 200

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

175

prescriptions.

66

patients, 13% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 198

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

183

prescriptions.

68

patients, 14% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 183

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

156

prescriptions.

63

patients, 13% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 181

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

128

prescriptions.

53

patients, 11% of all patients

ATENOLOL 161

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

145

prescriptions.

43

patients, 9% of all patients

MELOXICAM 159

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

148

prescriptions.

73

patients, 15% of all patients

ALENDRONATE SODIUM 156

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

151

prescriptions.

50

patients, 10% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 154

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

117

prescriptions.

51

patients, 10% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 145

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

120

prescriptions.

45

patients, 9% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 141

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

136

prescriptions.

45

patients, 9% of all patients

CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 136

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

115

prescriptions.

102

patients, 20% of all patients

A
GLIPIZIDE XL 117

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

103

prescriptions.

35

patients, 7% of all patients

AZITHROMYCIN 110

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

87

prescriptions.

85

patients, 17% of all patients

A
TAMSULOSIN HCL 106

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

92

prescriptions.

29

patients, 6% of all patients

GLIPIZIDE ER 104

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

32

patients, 6% of all patients

JANUVIA 103

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

25

patients, 5% of all patients

METHYLPREDNISOLONE 98

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

93

prescriptions.

76

patients, 15% of all patients

HYDRALAZINE HCL 96

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

91

prescriptions.

33

patients, 7% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 91

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

21

patients, 4% of all patients

LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 88

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

83

prescriptions.

21

patients, 4% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 87

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

26

patients, 5% of all patients

SUCRALFATE 85

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

32

patients, 6% of all patients

ALLOPURINOL 81

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

24

patients, 5% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 80

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

25

patients, 5% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 77

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

20

patients, 4% of all patients

WARFARIN SODIUM 77

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

13

patients, 3% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 75

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

26

patients, 5% of all patients

LORAZEPAM 73

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

21

patients, 4% of all patients

TRADJENTA 72

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

15

patients, 3% of all patients

LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 72

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

24

patients, 5% of all patients

VESICARE 71

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

21

patients, 4% of all patients

PROAIR HFA 69

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

33

patients, 7% of all patients

ONGLYZA 65

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

17

patients, 3% of all patients

LANTUS 65

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

15

patients, 3% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 61

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 59

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

17

patients, 3% of all patients

BENICAR HCT 59

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

<11
FENOFIBRATE* 59

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

16

patients, 3% of all patients

ROPINIROLE HCL 57

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

20

patients, 4% of all patients

ZETIA 56

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

15

patients, 3% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 56

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

LEVOFLOXACIN 56

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

44

patients, 9% of all patients

A
ALPRAZOLAM 54

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

<11
CRESTOR 53

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

16

patients, 3% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 53

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

DONEPEZIL HCL 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

13

patients, 3% of all patients

AMOXICILLIN-CLAVULANATE POTASS 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

43

patients, 9% 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 July 8, 2007.
  • 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.