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VENKATA R KOVVALI
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VENKATA R KOVVALI

Listed Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease
310 GASLIGHT BLVD, LUFKIN, TX, 75904-3133
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VENKATA KOVVALI,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

20

payments

$625

payment total

8

companies paid this doctor
2015

35

payments

$794

payment total

14

companies paid this doctor
2014

23

payments

$947

payment total

11

companies paid this doctor
2013

11

payments

$370

payment total

8

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
Food and Beverage
22 $872
Food and Beverage
35 $794
Food and Beverage
20 $625
Food and Beverage
11 $370
Education
1 $75

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
X4 CRTD

device

$113
ENTRESTO

drug

$104
SQ-RX PULSE GENERATOR

device

$77
SYNERGY BIOABSORBABLE POLYMER DRUG-ELUTING STENT SYSTEM

device

$67
REPATHA

drug

$45
LIFEVEST

device

$45
MULTI-LINK VISION CORONARY STENT SYSTEM

device

$39
INGEVITY MRI

device

$30
IMAGEREADY MR-CONDITIONAL PACING SYSTEM

device

$27
ESSENTIO

device

$20
ARTIS Q.ZEN

device

$18
BRILINTA

drug

$16
AMPLIA MRI

device

$14
XIENCE ALPINE CORNARY STENT SYSTEM

device

$10
† 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

device

$209
PRALUENT (ALIROCUMAB) INJECTION

drug

$128
XARELTO

drug

$110
CORLANOR

drug

$88
ENTRESTO

drug

$63
LEXISCAN

drug

$43
IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATORS

device

$35
CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT

device

$23
BRADY LEAD

device

$22
BRILINTA

drug

$18
CARDIAC DIAGNOSTICS AND MONITORING

device

$16
OTHER

drug

$14
LIFEVEST

device

$14
ELIQUIS

drug

$13
HEARTMATE II

device

$11
PACEMAKERS

device

$10
† 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

device

$229
ELIQUIS

drug

$88
CRESTOR

drug

$82
ABLATION CATHETERS AND ACCESSORIES

device

$81
BRADY GENERATOR

device

$81
BRILINTA

drug

$79
TACHYCARDIA SYSTEM

device

$79
CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT

device

$75
ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

device

$65
ULTRASOUND

device

$17
CARDIAC MONITORS - INSERTABLE

device

$13
† 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
BRILINTA

drug

$70
XARELTO

drug

$63
VENTAVIS ILOPROST

drug

$61
ELIQUIS

drug

$31
VASCULAR

device

$26
CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY - CRT

device

$15
ULTRASOUND

device

$13
† 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
Apr 28, 2014 $144

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jun 9, 2015 $116

VASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CTE84 31328064 3915625

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Sep 19, 2013 $91

No Listed Product Food and Beverage ANGIOSCORE, INC.
Jun 13, 2016 $83

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Mar 26, 2014 $82

CRESTOR Food and Beverage

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Educational Program

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Jul 10, 2014 $81

ABLATION CATHETERS AND ACCESSORIES Food and Beverage

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BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC.
Apr 30, 2014 $81

BRADY GENERATOR Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jun 24, 2014 $79

TACHYCARDIA SYSTEM Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
May 4, 2016 $77

SQ-RX PULSE GENERATOR Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Sep 2, 2014 $75

No Listed Product Education ASTELLAS PHARMA US INC
Aug 11, 2015 $71

PRALUENT (ALIROCUMAB) INJECTION Food and Beverage REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Sep 3, 2015 $68

CORLANOR Food and Beverage AMGEN INC.
Aug 3, 2016 $67

SYNERGY BIOABSORBABLE POLYMER DRUG-ELUTING STENT SYSTEM Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
May 21, 2014 $65

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 20, 2015 $63

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Nov 19, 2015 $63

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Oct 2, 2013 $63

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Nov 7, 2013 $61

VENTAVIS ILOPROST Food and Beverage ACTELION PHARMACEUTICALS US, INC.
Sep 30, 2014 $59

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage E.R. SQUIBB & SONS, L.L.C.
Dec 8, 2016 $57

X4 CRTD Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Nov 16, 2016 $56

X4 CRTD Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jan 27, 2014 $53

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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GILEAD SCIENCES INC
Jun 15, 2016 $45

REPATHA Food and Beverage AMGEN INC.
Jan 14, 2016 $45

LIFEVEST Food and Beverage ZOLL SERVICES LLC (A/K/A ZOLL LIFECOR CORP)
Oct 16, 2013 $31

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Nov 6, 2013 $28

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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Informational Meal

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Dec 1, 2016 $27

IMAGEREADY MR-CONDITIONAL PACING SYSTEM Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Sep 9, 2014 $27

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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Informational Meal

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Sep 19, 2013 $27

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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Educational Program

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Dec 3, 2016 $24

MULTI-LINK VISION CORONARY STENT SYSTEM Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

CTE84 41321839 3915625

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Aug 26, 2015 $24

PRALUENT (ALIROCUMAB) INJECTION Food and Beverage REGENERON HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC.
Jul 1, 2015 $24

IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATORS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 23, 2015 $24

PRALUENT (ALIROCUMAB) INJECTION Food and Beverage REGENERON HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC.
Sep 3, 2014 $23

VASCULAR Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

CTE84 26097625 3915625

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Apr 30, 2015 $23

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Apr 28, 2014 $22

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 20, 2015 $22

LEXISCAN Food and Beverage ASTELLAS PHARMA US INC
Dec 10, 2015 $22

BRADY LEAD Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Aug 4, 2015 $22

VASCULAR Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

CTE84 33041864 3915625

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Jun 29, 2016 $21

INGEVITY MRI Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jul 9, 2015 $20

LEXISCAN Food and Beverage ASTELLAS PHARMA US INC
Mar 21, 2016 $20

ESSENTIO Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jun 24, 2015 $20

CORLANOR Food and Beverage AMGEN INC.
Dec 20, 2014 $19

VASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CTE84 28460825 3915625

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Mar 5, 2015 $19

VASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CTE84 29357268 3915625

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Oct 27, 2014 $19

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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Informational Meal

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Sep 3, 2014 $18

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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Informational Meal

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Sep 15, 2016 $18

ARTIS Q.ZEN Food and Beverage SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC.
Dec 2, 2015 $18

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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Informational Meal

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Apr 8, 2014 $17

ULTRASOUND Food and Beverage TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
Dec 23, 2014 $17

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage E.R. SQUIBB & SONS, L.L.C.
Apr 27, 2016 $16

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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Informational Meal

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Nov 20, 2013 $16

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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Educational Program

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Feb 12, 2015 $16

CARDIAC DIAGNOSTICS AND MONITORING Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 16, 2013 $15

CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY - CRT Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 13, 2016 $15

MULTI-LINK VISION CORONARY STENT SYSTEM Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

CTE84 40596898 3915625

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
May 12, 2014 $14

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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Informational Meal

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Apr 28, 2014 $14

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jun 17, 2015 $14

OTHER Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
May 5, 2016 $14

AMPLIA MRI Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Feb 18, 2014 $13

CARDIAC MONITORS - INSERTABLE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jul 15, 2015 $13

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Dec 12, 2013 $13

ULTRASOUND Food and Beverage TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
Dec 13, 2013 $13

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Dec 13, 2013 $13

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Dec 11, 2014 $12

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Mar 5, 2015 $12

VASCULAR Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

CTE84 29357269 3915625

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Sep 4, 2015 $11

HEARTMATE II Food and Beverage THORATEC CORPORATION
Sep 15, 2015 $11

VASCULAR Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

CTE84 33696874 3915625

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Jul 17, 2015 $11

IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATORS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Mar 4, 2016 $10

XIENCE ALPINE CORNARY STENT SYSTEM Food and Beverage

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CTE84 36385046 3915625

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Aug 12, 2015 $10

PACEMAKERS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 12, 2015 $10

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Sep 2, 2015 $10

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Jul 29, 2015 $9

PRALUENT (ALIROCUMAB) INJECTION Food and Beverage REGENERON HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC.
Jul 21, 2016 $9

INGEVITY MRI Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Mar 27, 2015 $9

LIFEVEST Food and Beverage ZOLL SERVICES LLC (A/K/A ZOLL LIFECOR CORP)
Jun 23, 2015 $8

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Nov 30, 2016 $7

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
May 26, 2015 $7

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Dec 19, 2016 $7

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Mar 18, 2015 $7

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Apr 28, 2015 $6

VASCULAR Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

CTE84 30353965 3915625

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
May 8, 2014 $6

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Dec 21, 2016 $6

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Aug 18, 2015 $5

LIFEVEST Food and Beverage ZOLL SERVICES LLC (A/K/A ZOLL LIFECOR CORP)
Mar 21, 2014 $4

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 11, 2015 $3

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
May 12, 2015 $1

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
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