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MICHAEL F O'BRIEN
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MICHAEL F O'BRIEN

Listed Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine
4708 ALLIANCE BLVD., STE. 810, PLANO, TX, 75093-5340
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MR. MICHAEL O'BRIEN,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

23

payments

$223,719

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2015

44

payments

$281,713

payment total

7

companies paid this doctor
2014

22

payments

$1,260,100

payment total

8

companies paid this doctor
2013

16

payments

$615,499

payment total

5

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
Royalty or License
8 $1.25M
Royalty or License
2 $603K
Royalty or License
8 $253K
Royalty or License
8 $208K
Consulting
4 $27,119
Consulting
3 $15,750
Consulting
2 $14,250
Consulting
1 $10,500
Food and Beverage
29 $1,233
Travel and Lodging
6 $1,217
Travel and Lodging
3 $584
Food and Beverage
11 $297
Food and Beverage
7 $291
Food and Beverage
12 $282
Travel and Lodging
1 $161

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
EXPEDIUM

device

$177K
MOUNTAINEER

device

$162K
BRIGADE

device

$45,585
COUGAR

device

$750
OSTEOCEL

device

$26
BASE

device

$23
GENERAL - PAIN MANAGEMENT

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.
Product Name Product Type Payments
SPINE

device

$252K
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$29,602
MIS/LATERAL

device

$130
VBA

device

$121
ORTHOPAEDICS

device

$115
GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION

device

$98
ADVANCED ENERGY HEMOSTATIC DEVICE

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.
Product Name Product Type Payments
SPINE

device

$1.24M
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$16,427
ADVANCED ENERGY HEMOSTATIC DEVICE

device

$27
EVICEL

drug

$18
ADVANCED ENERGY CUTTING DEVICE

device

$13
FORTEO

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
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$605K
SPINE

device

$10,500
BIOLOGICS

device

$15
ADVANCED ENERGY CUTTING DEVICE

device

$14
BIOSURGERY - FLOSEAL

drug

$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.

Payment Details in

When How Much Related To What For From Third Party Payee
Sep 10, 2013 $323,337

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Jun 3, 2014 $311,682

SPINE Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Mar 7, 2014 $298,564

SPINE Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Sep 29, 2014 $291,977

SPINE Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Nov 19, 2013 $280,153

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Dec 22, 2014 $208,856

SPINE Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Apr 20, 2015 $179,064

SPINE Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Mar 2, 2016 $123,665

EXPEDIUM MOUNTAINEER Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Mar 7, 2014 $117,943

SPINE Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Sep 1, 2015 $16,807

SPINE Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Jun 22, 2015 $15,787

SPINE Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Nov 29, 2016 $14,250

EXPEDIUM Consulting DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Aug 30, 2016 $14,007

EXPEDIUM MOUNTAINEER Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Aug 12, 2016 $13,292

BRIGADE Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Mar 6, 2015 $12,744

SPINE Consulting DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Nov 22, 2016 $12,674

EXPEDIUM MOUNTAINEER Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Nov 26, 2015 $11,997

SPINE Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
May 11, 2016 $11,792

BRIGADE Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Jun 3, 2016 $11,756

EXPEDIUM MOUNTAINEER Royalty or License DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Nov 12, 2015 $11,250

SPINE Consulting DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Jul 25, 2014 $11,250

SPINE Consulting DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Nov 14, 2016 $11,174

BRIGADE Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 28, 2013 $10,500

SPINE Consulting DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Feb 10, 2016 $9,326

BRIGADE Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 13, 2015 $8,678

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 10, 2015 $8,373

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
May 13, 2015 $6,087

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Feb 11, 2015 $5,986

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 15, 2014 $5,849

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 12, 2014 $5,508

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
May 14, 2014 $5,012

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 8, 2014 $3,000

SPINE Consulting DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Feb 2, 2015 $1,625

SPINE Consulting DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Sep 21, 2015 $1,500

SPINE Consulting DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Mar 25, 2016 $750

EXPEDIUM Consulting DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Dec 23, 2016 $750

COUGAR Consulting DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Oct 8, 2013 $629

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Mar 6, 2015 $354

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Oct 7, 2013 $187

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Jun 13, 2014 $161

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jan 31, 2015 $144

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Feb 10, 2015 $130

MIS/LATERAL Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jan 31, 2015 $123

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Feb 6, 2015 $121

VBA Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Oct 7, 2013 $119

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 4, 2013 $117

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Jun 13, 2014 $112

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Sep 9, 2016 $111

EXPEDIUM Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Oct 4, 2013 $103

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 11, 2015 $93

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Feb 4, 2015 $91

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Oct 7, 2013 $90

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 30, 2013 $90

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 3, 2015 $86

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Feb 4, 2015 $76

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Oct 3, 2013 $71

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Mar 20, 2015 $67

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 10 30 15 1292 1

K2M, INC.
Jul 31, 2014 $58

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 4, 2013 $52

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Mar 12, 2015 $52

SPINE Food and Beverage GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 6, 2015 $50

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 23, 2015 $49

ORTHOPAEDICS Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Sep 9, 2016 $44

EXPEDIUM Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jan 30, 2015 $39

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Jan 31, 2015 $37

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Jan 31, 2015 $34

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Jul 30, 2015 $31

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 02 22 16 1286 1

K2M, INC.
Nov 17, 2016 $29

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Jan 31, 2015 $29

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Nov 23, 2015 $26

ORTHOPAEDICS Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Jan 31, 2015 $26

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Sep 11, 2015 $25

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jan 30, 2015 $24

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Jan 30, 2015 $22

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Sep 18, 2014 $20

SPINE Food and Beverage GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Jun 13, 2014 $20

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Mar 17, 2014 $18

EVICEL Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Oct 29, 2015 $17

ADVANCED ENERGY HEMOSTATIC DEVICE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Mar 17, 2016 $17

GENERAL - PAIN MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Nov 23, 2015 $16

ORTHOPAEDICS Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Oct 4, 2013 $15

BIOLOGICS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 17, 2016 $15

No Listed Product Food and Beverage DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Oct 10, 2016 $15

BASE OSTEOCEL Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 22, 2013 $14

ADVANCED ENERGY CUTTING DEVICE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Nov 23, 2015 $14

ORTHOPAEDICS Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Mar 31, 2014 $14

ADVANCED ENERGY HEMOSTATIC DEVICE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Aug 7, 2014 $13

ADVANCED ENERGY HEMOSTATIC DEVICE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Feb 27, 2014 $13

ADVANCED ENERGY CUTTING DEVICE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Jun 13, 2014 $12

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 15, 2013 $12

BIOSURGERY - FLOSEAL Food and Beverage BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Sep 9, 2016 $12

EXPEDIUM Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jul 22, 2014 $11

FORTEO Food and Beverage LILLY USA, LLC
Dec 9, 2016 $11

OSTEOCEL Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 17, 2016 $11

No Listed Product Food and Beverage DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Sep 11, 2015 $10

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 23, 2015 $10

ORTHOPAEDICS Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Oct 5, 2013 $9

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 4, 2016 $8

BASE Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 12, 2015 $8

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 17, 2016 $7

No Listed Product Food and Beverage DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Jun 13, 2014 $6

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Sep 11, 2015 $5

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Sep 11, 2015 $4

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 17, 2016 $3

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Sep 11, 2015 $3

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
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