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VIKAS V VARMA
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VIKAS V VARMA

Listed Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine
57 WEST 57TH STREET, 15TH FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY, 10019-2832
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VIKAS VARMA,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

23

payments

$3,712

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2015

20

payments

$1,725

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2014

6

payments

$442

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2013

4

payments

$386

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor

Payment Calendar in

This doctor received a payment on days in .

Each box below represents a single day during the disclosure period. A gray box indicates no payments. The darker the color, the more payments a doctor received that day.

Types of Payments in

Category Payments Payment Value
Travel and Lodging
8 $2,750
Food and Beverage
17 $1,572
Food and Beverage
14 $919
Food and Beverage
6 $442
Food and Beverage
4 $386
Travel and Lodging
2 $130
Education
1 $43
Gift
1 $23

Drugs & Devices in

Totals listed below account for all payments from that mention this product. Beginning in 2016, the government began classifying products as drugs, devices, biologics or medical supplies. Below, you will see drugs (drugs and biologics) and devices (devices and medical supplies). If a payment record mentions more than one product, the entire value will be included in each of those products. When no products are listed, they are not included in the list below.

This physician does not have any payments relating to a specific drug or device for this year.

Product Name Product Type Payments
PLIF

device

$1,333
MAST QUADRANT

device

$851
XLIF

device

$617
MOBI C

device

$222
MAXAN CERVICAL SYSTEM

device

$128
INFUSE

device

$123
ACF

device

$108
NUVALINE/NUVAMAP O.R.

device

$105
O-ARM-SPINE

device

$75
ALTERA

device

$74
ROI C

device

$32
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.
Product Name Product Type Payments
ORTHOPAEDIC IMPLANTS

device

$1,004
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$566
PAIN MANAGEMENT

device

$115
MIS/LATERAL

device

$108
SPINE

device

$28
LYRICA

drug

$11
EMBEDA

drug

$11
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.
Product Name Product Type Payments
SPINE

device

$349
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$93
INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS

device

$12
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.
Product Name Product Type Payments
SPINE

device

$253
DIFICID

drug

$117
ULTRASOUND BONE HEALING

device

$17
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.

Payment Details in

When How Much Related To What For From Third Party Payee
Jan 7, 2016 $1,333

PLIF Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Mar 25, 2016 $434

XLIF Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 4, 2016 $428

MAST QUADRANT Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Jun 27, 2015 $236

ORTHOPAEDIC IMPLANTS Food and Beverage MEDICREA USA, CORP.
Jun 27, 2015 $217

ORTHOPAEDIC IMPLANTS Food and Beverage MEDICREA USA, CORP.
Aug 4, 2016 $212

MAST QUADRANT Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Jun 27, 2015 $193

ORTHOPAEDIC IMPLANTS Food and Beverage MEDICREA USA, CORP.
Sep 18, 2013 $175

SPINE Food and Beverage

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Food and beverage provided in the context of a Zimmer event or activity related to business meetings and medical training and education on safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Mar 30, 2016 $161

XLIF Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Jun 28, 2015 $145

ORTHOPAEDIC IMPLANTS Food and Beverage MEDICREA USA, CORP.
Sep 11, 2014 $144

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Aug 22, 2015 $139

ORTHOPAEDIC IMPLANTS Food and Beverage MEDICREA USA, CORP.
Oct 10, 2016 $128

MAXAN CERVICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jun 18, 2014 $124

SPINE Food and Beverage

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Food and beverage provided in the context of a Zimmer event oractivity related to business meetings and medical training and education on safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Sep 22, 2016 $123

INFUSE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Mar 24, 2015 $118

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 28, 2013 $117

DIFICID Food and Beverage OPTIMER PHARMACEUTICALS INC
Apr 8, 2015 $115

PAIN MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Aug 5, 2016 $112

MAST QUADRANT Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Jul 26, 2016 $108

ACF Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Sep 29, 2015 $108

MIS/LATERAL THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Aug 31, 2016 $105

NUVALINE/NUVAMAP O.R. Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 25, 2015 $103

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 9, 2016 $97

MOBI C Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Aug 27, 2015 $86

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 12, 2014 $82

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Sep 17, 2013 $78

SPINE Food and Beverage

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Food and beverage provided in the context of a Zimmer event or activity related to business meetings and medical training and education on safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jul 26, 2016 $76

No Listed Product Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 3, 2015 $75

ORTHOPAEDIC IMPLANTS Food and Beverage MEDICREA USA, CORP.
Apr 12, 2016 $75

O-ARM-SPINE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Oct 18, 2016 $74

ALTERA Food and Beverage GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 5, 2016 $61

MAST QUADRANT Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Oct 3, 2014 $61

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 9, 2016 $51

MOBI C Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Aug 28, 2015 $43

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Apr 22, 2016 $43

MOBI C Education ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Dec 10, 2016 $32

MOBI C ROI C Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 1, 2015 $24

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 26, 2015 $23

THORACOLUMBAR Gift NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 26, 2015 $21

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 26, 2015 $21

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 5, 2016 $20

MAST QUADRANT Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
May 2, 2014 $19

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 1, 2015 $19

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 15, 2013 $17

ULTRASOUND BONE HEALING Food and Beverage BIOVENTUS LLC
Oct 21, 2015 $16

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Aug 31, 2016 $13

XLIF Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 3, 2014 $12

INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 16, 2015 $12

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Aug 5, 2016 $12

MAST QUADRANT Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Mar 17, 2015 $11

EMBEDA LYRICA Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Mar 22, 2016 $10

XLIF Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 5, 2016 $6

MAST QUADRANT Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
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