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Thomas Blevins

Top Earner

Board Certification
Internal Medicine; Endocrinology and Metabolism
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
$164,007
Payments Received At
Austin, Texas

The following is the list of records we used to add up the total payments for Thomas Blevins

Eli Lilly
2009 Q1-Q4
$71,880
Payee
BLEVINS, THOMAS C
Listed Name
BLEVINS, THOMAS C
City
AUSTIN
State
TX
Number of activities 220
Healthcare Professional Education Programs 63630.00
Advising/Consulting and International Education Programs 8250.00
Total 71880.00
GlaxoSmithKline
2009 Q2-Q4
$29,000
Payee
Thomas Blevins
Listed Name
Blevins, Thomas
City
AUSTIN
State
TX
Speaker fee 29000
AstraZeneca
2010 Q1-Q2
$24,350
Payee
THOMAS BLEVINS
Listed Name
Blevins, Thomas
City
Austin
State
TX
amount 24350.00
GlaxoSmithKline
2010 Q1-Q2
$22,500
GlaxoSmithKline has since updated its 2010 report, so this healthcare provider's amount may have changed.
Payee
Thomas C Blevins
Listed Name
Blevins, Thomas
City
AUSTIN
State
TX
Speaker fee 22500
Merck
2009 Q3-Q4
$8,325
Payee
Blevins, Thomas Craig
Listed Name
Blevins, Thomas Craig
City
AUSTIN
State
TX
Title MD
Content area Diabetes, Hypertension
Amount 8325.00
No. of events 4
Eli Lilly
2010 Q1
$7,952
Eli Lilly has since updated its 2010 report, so this healthcare provider's amount may have changed.
Payee
BLEVINS, THOMAS C
Listed Name
BLEVINS, THOMAS C
City
AUSTIN
State
TX
Healthcare Professional Education Programs 5875.00
Advising/Consulting and International Education Programs 2000.00
Certain Travel Related Expenses 77.00
Total 7952.00