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Geraldo Saavedra

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
$139,119
Payments Received At
Allentown, Pa.

The following is the list of records we used to add up the total payments for Geraldo Saavedra

Eli Lilly
2009 Q1-Q4
$84,913
Payee
SAAVEDRA, GERALDO
Listed Name
SAAVEDRA, GERALDO
City
ALLENTOWN
State
PA
Number of activities 86
Healthcare Professional Education Programs 84913.00
Total 84913.00
Eli Lilly
2010 Q1
$32,181
Eli Lilly has since updated its 2010 report, so this healthcare provider's amount may have changed.
Payee
SAAVEDRA, GERALDO A
Listed Name
SAAVEDRA, GERALDO A
City
ALLENTOWN
State
PA
Healthcare Professional Education Programs 30825.00
Certain Travel Related Expenses 1356.00
Total 32181.00
GlaxoSmithKline
2009 Q2-Q4
$21,000
Payee
Geraldo Saavedra
Listed Name
Saavedra, Geraldo
City
ALLENTOWN
State
PA
Speaker fee 21000
Merck
2009 Q3-Q4
$1,025
Payee
Saavedra, Geraldo A
Listed Name
Saavedra, Geraldo A
City
ALLENTOWN
State
PA
Title MD
Content area Diabetes
Amount 1025.00
No. of events 1