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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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
ROBERT BROUSSE M.D.

Specialist

5,017

$144K

1446
1358 are 65+

9%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$29
Average prescription price

CATHERINE FITZMORRIS M.D.

Specialist

5,164

$349K

1077
1024 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$68
Average prescription price

FADI ABOU-ISSA MD

Specialist

50,134

$3.23M

1071
782 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$64
Average prescription price

JAMES LUSK M.D.

Specialist

4,432

$358K

1036
943 are 65+

45%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$81
Average prescription price

ALFRED COLFRY MD

Specialist

4,298

$294K

993
957 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$68
Average prescription price

ANTHONY MORALES M.D.

Specialist

9,232

$651K

984
883 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$71
Average prescription price

SERGIO BARRIOS M.D.

Specialist

10,530

$683K

893
776 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$65
Average prescription price

TERRY ZELLMER MD

Specialist

12,940

$714K

839
768 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$55
Average prescription price

STEPHEN KATZ M.D.

Specialist

12,930

$821K

818
399 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$64
Average prescription price

LANCE LAMOTTE M.D.

Specialist

9,588

$586K

796
652 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$61
Average prescription price

BRUCE ITELD MD,FACC,FCCP,FSCAI

Specialist

10,912

$1.05M

788
692 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$96
Average prescription price

MICHAEL GUARISCO M.D.

Specialist

14,645

$745K

786
668 are 65+

14%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$51
Average prescription price

SUZETTE KILLEEN M.D.

Specialist

3,254

$425K

780
733 are 65+

55%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$131
Average prescription price

BAL BHANDARI M.D.

Specialist

3,244

$4.11M

777
567 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$1266
Average prescription price

MICHAEL HICKHAM

Specialist

2,290

$103K

765
667 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$45
Average prescription price

TIM JOHNSON M.D.

Specialist

5,781

$595K

711
634 are 65+

50%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$103
Average prescription price

ROBERT ALEXANDER M.D.

Specialist

4,741

$256K

707
650 are 65+

11%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$54
Average prescription price

DENNIS BOOTH M.D.

Specialist

2,297

$874K

689
533 are 65+

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$380
Average prescription price

GREGORY MULA M.D.

Specialist

2,312

$290K

647
532 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$125
Average prescription price

BRYAN VEKOVIUS M.D.

Specialist

2,075

$195K

625
535 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$94
Average prescription price

KELVIN CONTREARY M.D.

Specialist

9,369

$672K

622
474 are 65+

15%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$72
Average prescription price

NATHAN FISCHMAN M.D.

Specialist

4,025

$371K

622
572 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$92
Average prescription price

GLENN JOHNSON M.D.

Specialist

6,465

$501K

606
555 are 65+

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$78
Average prescription price

JAMES ROONEY M.D.

Specialist

11,886

$600K

602
533 are 65+

13%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$51
Average prescription price

SAMUEL SHUFFLER MD

Specialist

3,984

$183K

602
537 are 65+

10%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$46
Average prescription price

Sources

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