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PAUL A SPENCE
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PAUL A SPENCE

Listed Specialty: Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
5818 ORION RD, LOUISVILLE, KY, 40222-5976
Is This Your Doctor?

PAUL SPENCE,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

1

payment

$5,000,000

payment total

1

company paid this doctor
2014

3

payments

$500,034

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2013

1

payment

$90,471

payment total

1

company 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
Royalty or License
1 $5M
Royalty or License
1 $500K
Ownership or Investment Interest
1 $90,471
Food and Beverage
2 $34

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
HEART VALVES

device

$34
† 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
VASCULAR ACCESS

device

$90,471
† 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
Sep 22, 2016 $5,000,000

No Listed Product Royalty or License

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Payment made under the terms of a development and license agreement with HeartWare, Inc., upon acquisition by Medtronic.

MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 3, 2014 $500,000

No Listed Product Royalty or License

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Payment made under the terms of a development and license agreement with HeartWare, Inc.

HEARTWARE, INC.
Aug 29, 2013 $90,471

VASCULAR ACCESS Ownership or Investment Interest

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Payment made in connection with purchase of ownership interest in company acquired by Boston Scientific.

BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
May 13, 2014 $19

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jun 3, 2014 $15

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
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Note: We have made some effort to normalize the data and eliminate duplicates, but data is primarily as it has been reported by the companies to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. To purchase the normalized data, please visit the ProPublica Data Store. If you spot an error, please let us know at [email protected].