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ALICIA M ALVAREZ
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ALICIA M ALVAREZ

Listed Specialty: Internal Medicine
7500 SW 87TH AVE STE 200, MIAMI, FL, 33173-5426
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ALICIA ALVAREZ,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

11

payments

$25,239

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2015

5

payments

$1,109

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2014

3

payments

$116

payment total

1

company paid this doctor
2013

1

payment

$23

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
Grant
1 $25,000
Travel and Lodging
3 $1,045
Food and Beverage
9 $149
Education
1 $90
Education
1 $85
Food and Beverage
2 $65
Food and Beverage
2 $31
Food and Beverage
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
GENERAL - BILIARY DEVICES

device

$25,014
VIBERZI

drug

$100
LINZESS

drug

$100
STELARA

drug

$90
CAPTIVATOR II SNARE

device

$19
ENTYVIO

drug

$11
SPYGLASS DIRECT VISUALIZATION SYSTEM

device

$4
† 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
ENDOSCOPY - ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND

device

$1,045
ENDOSCOPY - BILIARY

device

$45
SIMPONI

drug

$20
† 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
REMICADE

drug

$103
SIMPONI

drug

$31
OLYSIO

drug

$14
† 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
OLYSIO

drug

$23
SIMPONI

drug

$23
† 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
May 18, 2016 $25,000

GENERAL - BILIARY DEVICES Grant BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER
Feb 25, 2015 $658

ENDOSCOPY - ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians sometimes need to stay overnight during the course of doing business with Cook Medical, and they are provided or reimbursed for reasonable lodging expenses. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. They could also be giving feedback on products or advising on trends in medical procedures and treatments. Travel expenses are recorded at the time payment is issued, not the time of travel.

COOK INCORPORATED
Feb 25, 2015 $306

ENDOSCOPY - ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians sometimes need to stay overnight during the course of doing business with Cook Medical, and they are provided or reimbursed for reasonable lodging expenses. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. They could also be giving feedback on products or advising on trends in medical procedures and treatments. Travel expenses are recorded at the time payment is issued, not the time of travel.

COOK INCORPORATED
Apr 7, 2016 $100

LINZESS VIBERZI Food and Beverage ALLERGAN INC.
Oct 7, 2016 $90

STELARA Education

Additional details on this payment →

Medical Textbook

JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC.
Sep 3, 2014 $85

REMICADE Education JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC.
Feb 25, 2015 $81

ENDOSCOPY - ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians sometimes need to stay overnight during the course of doing business with Cook Medical, and they are provided or reimbursed for reasonable lodging expenses. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. They could also be giving feedback on products or advising on trends in medical procedures and treatments. Travel expenses are recorded at the time payment is issued, not the time of travel.

COOK INCORPORATED
Feb 17, 2015 $45

ENDOSCOPY - BILIARY Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians are provided modest meals during the course of doing business with Cook Medical. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. Cook also invites physicians to dinners to give feedback on products or to advise on trends in medical procedures and treatments. The total cost of a groups food and beverages at a meal are averaged across attendees.

COOK INCORPORATED
Nov 26, 2013 $23

OLYSIO SIMPONI Food and Beverage JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC.
Apr 28, 2015 $20

SIMPONI Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Related to product discussion

JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC.
Nov 25, 2014 $18

REMICADE SIMPONI Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC.
Oct 24, 2016 $16

CAPTIVATOR II SNARE Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Mar 25, 2014 $14

OLYSIO SIMPONI Food and Beverage JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC.
Mar 7, 2016 $11

ENTYVIO Food and Beverage TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICALS AMERICA, INC.
Sep 21, 2016 $4

SPYGLASS DIRECT VISUALIZATION SYSTEM Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jul 18, 2016 $4

GENERAL - BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jul 22, 2016 $4

GENERAL - BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jul 26, 2016 $4

GENERAL - BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Aug 8, 2016 $3

GENERAL - BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jul 13, 2016 $3

CAPTIVATOR II SNARE Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
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