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Matthew Berger

Top Earner

Board Certification
Not Listed
See our list of health providers who made more than $100,000 as of the data released by October 2010.

Story: Who's on Pharma's Top-Paid List?

In October 2010, ProPublica identified 384 healthcare providers who earned more than $100,000 total from one or more of the eight companies that have disclosed payments in 2009 and early 2010. We matched the payee records with licensed doctors and registered nurses in the states listed. When a match could not be found, for example when a recipient was a pharmacist, we used other sources to confirm their identities.

The payments are listed as we compiled them in October 2010 and so the displayed total may not be up-to-date. Do a search to find the recipient's latest payments.

  • Some providers earning more than $100,000 may not be included in this list because of variations in how drug companies spelled their names. Also, more than 70 drug companies have yet to publicly report their payments.
  • Payments that were designated for groups of doctors, rather than individual doctors, were excluded from our calculation.
  • ProPublica checked whether physicians had specialty board certification using the web sites of the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Medical Association and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. A designation of "not listed" means that we could not find any record of certification.
  • We obtained information on government actions, which include sanctions and warnings, from the websites of state medical boards and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Some states remove older discipline from their web sites.
If you are a listed practitioner and believe you do not belong in this database, please contact us at drugs@propublica.org.

Payment Records

Total Received
$168,213
Payments Received At
Moosic, Pa., Wilkes Barre, Pa., and Scranton, Pa.

The following is the list of records we used to add up the total payments for Matthew Berger

Eli Lilly
2009 Q1-Q4
$64,225
Payee
MATTHEW A. BERGER, M.D., P.C.
Listed Name
BERGER, MATTHEW A.
City
MOOSIC
State
PA
Number of activities 46
Healthcare Professional Education Programs 64225.00
Total 64225.00
AstraZeneca
2010 Q1-Q2
$32,310
Payee
MATTHEW BERGER
Listed Name
Berger, Matthew
City
Moosic
State
PA
amount 32310.00
Eli Lilly
2010 Q1
$16,561
Eli Lilly has since updated its 2010 report, so this healthcare provider's amount may have changed.
Payee
MATTHEW A. BERGER, M.D., P.C.
Listed Name
BERGER, MATTHEW A
City
MOOSIC
State
PA
Healthcare Professional Education Programs 15750.00
Certain Travel Related Expenses 811.00
Total 16561.00
GlaxoSmithKline
2010 Q1-Q2
$16,200
GlaxoSmithKline has since updated its 2010 report, so this healthcare provider's amount may have changed.
Payee
Matthew A Berger, Md, Pc
Listed Name
Berger, Matthew
City
MOOSIC
State
PA
Speaker fee 16200
Eli Lilly
2009 Q1-Q4
$10,500
Payee
BERGER, MATTHEW A.
Listed Name
BERGER, MATTHEW A.
City
MOOSIC
State
PA
Number of activities 6
Healthcare Professional Education Programs 7500.00
Advising/Consulting and International Education Programs 3000.00
Total 10500.00
Johnson & Johnson
2010 Q1-Q2
$9,153
Johnson & Johnson has since updated its 2010 report, so this healthcare provider's amount may have changed.
Payee
Matthew Berger, MD
Listed Name
Berger, Matthew A.
City
Scranton
State
PA
title M.D.
Fees 8850.00
Meals 216.00
Travel 87.00
Amount 9153.00
Purpose Speaker Bureau
Pfizer
2009 Q3-Q4
$9,000
Payee
MATTHEW A BERGER MD
Listed Name
BERGER, MATTHEW ADAM
City
MOOSIC
State
PA
Service/Activity Expert-Led Forums
Cash 9000.00
Role Healthcare Professional
GlaxoSmithKline
2009 Q2-Q4
$6,450
Payee
Matthew A Berger, Md, Pc
Listed Name
Berger, Matthew
City
MOOSIC
State
PA
Speaker fee 6450
Cephalon
2009 Q1-Q4
$2,000
Payee
Listed Name
Berger, Matthew A
City
Wilkes Barre
State
PA
title MD
Amount 2000.00
Description Honoraria
Pfizer
2009 Q3-Q4
$1,814
Payee
BERGER, MATTHEW ADAM
Listed Name
BERGER, MATTHEW ADAM
City
MOOSIC
State
PA
Service/Activity Meals
Non-cash 885.00
Role Healthcare Professional
Service/Activity Business Related Travel
Non-cash 929.00
Role Healthcare Professional