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ADAM S KANTER
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ADAM S KANTER

Listed Specialty: Neurological Surgery
200 LOTHROP ST, PUH, B-400, PITTSBURGH, PA, 15213-2536
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ADAM KANTER,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

27

payments

$314,224

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2015

43

payments

$341,620

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2014

50

payments

$329,706

payment total

9

companies paid this doctor
2013

15

payments

$85,997

payment total

4

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
4 $328K
Royalty or License
4 $321K
Royalty or License
4 $302K
Royalty or License
1 $84,696
Consulting
1 $11,125
Consulting
1 $8,625
Travel and Lodging
18 $3,667
Consulting
1 $3,502
Travel and Lodging
7 $3,330
Food and Beverage
31 $1,519
Food and Beverage
23 $1,462
Food and Beverage
21 $1,018
Travel and Lodging
6 $671
Food and Beverage
8 $630
Education
1 $35
Travel and Lodging
1 $16

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
TIMBERLINE

device

$313K
INFIX

device

$11,125
UNIVERSAL CLAMP

device

$11,125
TRABECULAR METAL INTERBODY

device

$11,125
POLARIS S.S. SPINAL SYSTEM

device

$11,125
MOBI C

device

$246
NUVALINE/NUVAMAP O.R.

device

$172
ROI A

device

$137
ROI C

device

$109
PROPEL

device

$90
XLIF

device

$90
ARCHON

device

$87
BRIGADE

device

$29
BENDINI

device

$23
ES2

device

$16
ACCULIF

device

$16
MESA

device

$13
ALEUTIAN ALIF

device

$7
† 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

$338K
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$2,959
INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS

device

$1,348
GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION

device

$335
CERVICOTHORACIC

device

$321
BIOLOGICS

device

$62
PYRENEES

device

$15
MESA

device

$14
EVEREST

device

$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
SPINE

device

$326K
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$3,146
SPINE DEVICES

device

$90
GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION

device

$52
CERVICAL

device

$27
BOSULIF

drug

$14
XALKORI

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
SPINAL FUSION DEVICE

device

$85,284
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$452
SPINE

device

$239
SPINE DEVICES

device

$22
† 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
Feb 12, 2016 $93,523

TIMBERLINE Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH PHYSICIANS
May 12, 2016 $90,070

TIMBERLINE Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH PHYSICIANS
Nov 13, 2015 $89,249

SPINE Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Aug 14, 2015 $86,254

SPINE Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Nov 14, 2014 $85,400

SPINE Royalty or License BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Aug 15, 2014 $85,266

SPINE Royalty or License BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Nov 15, 2013 $84,696

SPINAL FUSION DEVICE Royalty or License LANX, INC. University of Pittsburgh Physicians
Aug 12, 2016 $81,196

TIMBERLINE Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. University of Pittsburgh Physicians
Feb 13, 2015 $78,775

SPINE Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
May 15, 2014 $78,303

SPINE Royalty or License BIOMET SPINE, LLC
May 15, 2015 $73,868

SPINE Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Feb 14, 2014 $72,070

SPINE Royalty or License BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Nov 14, 2016 $37,276

TIMBERLINE Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. University of Pittsburgh Physicians
Jan 8, 2016 $11,125

INFIX POLARIS S.S. SPINAL SYSTEM TIMBERLINE TRABECULAR METAL INTERBODY UNIVERSAL CLAMP Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 23, 2015 $8,625

SPINE Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jan 24, 2014 $3,502

SPINE Consulting DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Aug 13, 2015 $1,575

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
May 6, 2014 $1,125

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 3, 2014 $1,007

SPINE Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Travel and lodging provided in the context of a medical training and education program on the safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Aug 6, 2015 $927

INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 12, 2014 $274

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 19, 2015 $273

SPINE Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Mar 4, 2015 $241

INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 13, 2013 $228

SPINAL FUSION DEVICE Food and Beverage LANX, INC.
Dec 15, 2015 $214

SPINE Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jul 18, 2014 $211

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 26, 2014 $192

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 10, 2015 $184

SPINE Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Dec 18, 2013 $165

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Jan 16, 2014 $164

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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RELATED TO PRODUCT TRAINING ACTIVITY

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Sep 17, 2015 $163

INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Feb 6, 2015 $153

CERVICOTHORACIC THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
May 15, 2014 $149

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Apr 7, 2014 $145

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 13, 2014 $140

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Jan 24, 2014 $138

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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Related to bonafide consulting activity

DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
May 2, 2016 $137

MOBI C ROI A Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Nov 10, 2016 $136

NUVALINE/NUVAMAP O.R. Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 16, 2013 $135

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 18, 2013 $125

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
May 2, 2014 $125

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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RELATED TO PRODUCT DISCUSSION

SYNTHES USA PRODUCTS LLC
Dec 11, 2013 $119

SPINE Food and Beverage DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Sep 3, 2014 $118

SPINE Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

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.
Dec 12, 2014 $115

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 26, 2014 $114

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 20, 2013 $111

SPINAL FUSION DEVICE Food and Beverage LANX, INC.
Aug 31, 2016 $109

MOBI C ROI C Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jul 17, 2014 $106

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 20, 2015 $106

CERVICOTHORACIC Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Jul 26, 2015 $104

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
May 19, 2014 $95

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
May 4, 2015 $93

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 02 22 17 465 1

K2M, INC.
Dec 13, 2013 $92

SPINAL FUSION DEVICE Food and Beverage LANX, INC.
Mar 24, 2016 $90

PROPEL Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 17, 2014 $90

SPINE DEVICES Food and Beverage SPINEOLOGY INC.
Dec 31, 2013 $88

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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Related to Product Training

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 20, 2015 $87

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jan 11, 2016 $87

ARCHON Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Mar 3, 2016 $83

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 06 06 16 118 1

K2M, INC.
Feb 6, 2015 $83

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 10, 2013 $83

SPINAL FUSION DEVICE Travel and Lodging LANX, INC.
Jun 24, 2014 $77

SPINE Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

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.
Dec 11, 2013 $75

SPINAL FUSION DEVICE Travel and Lodging LANX, INC.
May 3, 2015 $75

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 10 30 15 791 1

K2M, INC.
Dec 13, 2014 $73

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 24, 2016 $71

XLIF Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 11, 2014 $70

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 12, 2014 $64

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 3, 2014 $62

SPINE Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Travel and lodging provided in the context of a medical training and education program on the safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Sep 28, 2016 $61

No Listed Product Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 12, 2014 $59

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Jul 23, 2015 $52

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 13, 2014 $52

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 18, 2014 $48

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 13, 2015 $44

SPINE Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Sep 26, 2014 $44

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
May 1, 2015 $40

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 02 22 16 824 1

K2M, INC.
Sep 3, 2014 $37

SPINE Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

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.
May 2, 2016 $37

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 06 06 16 265 1

K2M, INC.
Dec 4, 2015 $37

BIOLOGICS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 12, 2014 $35

THORACOLUMBAR Education NUVASIVE, INC.
Jan 21, 2015 $35

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Nov 19, 2015 $33

CERVICOTHORACIC Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
May 1, 2016 $33

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 06 06 16 266 1

K2M, INC.
Oct 20, 2015 $33

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 27, 2014 $32

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 3 9 15 319 2

K2M, INC.
Dec 14, 2015 $31

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Jun 25, 2015 $31

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 03 24 16 24 1

K2M, INC.
Jun 25, 2015 $31

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage K2M, INC.
Feb 19, 2016 $29

BRIGADE Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Feb 16, 2015 $29

SPINE Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Dec 10, 2015 $28

CERVICOTHORACIC Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 16, 2013 $27

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 3, 2014 $27

CERVICAL Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Dec 14, 2016 $27

NUVALINE/NUVAMAP O.R. Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Apr 27, 2014 $26

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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RELATED TO PRODUCT DISCUSSION

SYNTHES USA PRODUCTS LLC
Sep 26, 2014 $25

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Feb 29, 2016 $23

BENDINI Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Mar 23, 2016 $22

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 06 06 16 201 1

K2M, INC.
Aug 8, 2013 $22

SPINE DEVICES Food and Beverage SPINEOLOGY INC.
Sep 26, 2014 $21

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 17, 2014 $20

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 3 9 15 321 2

K2M, INC.
Mar 31, 2016 $19

XLIF Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Mar 16, 2015 $17

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 02 22 16 823 1

K2M, INC.
Dec 6, 2013 $17

SPINE Food and Beverage DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Apr 12, 2016 $16

ACCULIF ES2 Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Dec 6, 2013 $16

SPINE Food and Beverage DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jan 5, 2015 $15

PYRENEES Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 10 30 15 790 1

K2M, INC.
Feb 2, 2015 $14

EVEREST MESA Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 10 30 15 789 1

K2M, INC.
Oct 6, 2015 $14

BIOLOGICS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 23, 2015 $14

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 02 22 17 462 1

K2M, INC.
Feb 24, 2014 $14

BOSULIF XALKORI Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Oct 11, 2016 $13

MESA Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 03 08 17 1156 1

K2M, INC.
Feb 22, 2016 $13

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 06 06 16 157 1

K2M, INC.
Oct 19, 2014 $13

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Sep 14, 2015 $13

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 02 22 17 464 1

K2M, INC.
Oct 9, 2015 $13

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 02 22 17 463 1

K2M, INC.
Mar 27, 2014 $11

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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RELATED TO PRODUCT TRAINING ACTIVITY

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Oct 11, 2014 $11

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 3, 2015 $11

BIOLOGICS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 3, 2014 $10

SPINE Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

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.
Dec 12, 2014 $10

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 17, 2014 $10

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 8, 2015 $9

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 11, 2016 $9

NUVALINE/NUVAMAP O.R. Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 7, 2015 $9

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 02 22 17 461 1

K2M, INC.
Sep 27, 2016 $9

No Listed Product Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 4, 2015 $8

INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 22, 2015 $8

INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 13, 2016 $7

ALEUTIAN ALIF Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 03 08 17 1155 1

K2M, INC.
Jan 8, 2016 $4

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 06 06 16 26 1

K2M, INC.
Oct 23, 2014 $3

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
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