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BRUCE M FRANKEL
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BRUCE M FRANKEL

Listed Specialty: Neurological Surgery
171 ASHLEY AVE, CHARLESTON, SC, 29425-0001
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BRUCE FRANKEL,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

3

payments

$16,845

payment total

1

company paid this doctor
2015

37

payments

$315,133

payment total

9

companies paid this doctor
2014

49

payments

$229,390

payment total

11

companies paid this doctor
2013

15

payments

$87,874

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
4 $279K
Royalty or License
4 $186K
Royalty or License
2 $76,559
Consulting
1 $25,000
Education
5 $20,100
Royalty or License
3 $16,845
Education
1 $13,000
Travel and Lodging
8 $8,265
Travel and Lodging
12 $7,567
Consulting
2 $6,437
Consulting
1 $2,700
Food and Beverage
25 $2,695
Travel and Lodging
10 $2,068
Honoraria
2 $1,608
Honoraria
1 $900
Food and Beverage
12 $518
Food and Beverage
4 $349
Entertainment
2 $69
Gift
1 $30

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
OTHER

device

$16,845
† 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 FIXATION

device

$310K
SPINE

device

$4,332
GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION

device

$511
SPINE IMPLANTS-THORACOLUMBAR

device

$86
VALEO INTERBODY

device

$74
OXIMETRY MONITORING

device

$48
OSTEOSPONGE,OSTEOSELECT DBM PUTTY

drug

$25
APOLLO

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 FIXATION

device

$162K
SPINE IMPLANTS-THORACOLUMBAR-PHOENIX

device

$36,749
SSD-ALPHA7

device

$26,689
SPINE

device

$1,277
GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION

device

$816
ORTHOPEDICS-EXTERNAL FIXATION

device

$763
SPINE IMPLANTS-THORACOLUMBAR

device

$354
SPINE DEVICES

device

$316
BIOLOGICS

device

$202
VALEO INTERBODY

device

$95
MIS

device

$88
OSTEOSPONGE

drug

$83
SPINE IMPLANTS-CERVICAL

device

$37
SPINE IMPLANTS-INTERBODY

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
UNSPECIFIED

device

$46,650
ROBOTIC PROBE

device

$30,000
EVEREST,SERENGETI

device

$356
SPINE FIXATION

device

$319
† 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 26, 2015 $72,397

SPINE FIXATION Royalty or License ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Aug 12, 2015 $70,911

SPINE FIXATION Royalty or License ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Nov 13, 2015 $68,699

SPINE FIXATION Royalty or License ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Feb 26, 2015 $66,898

SPINE FIXATION Royalty or License ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
May 14, 2014 $58,521

SPINE FIXATION Royalty or License ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Mar 5, 2014 $52,696

SPINE FIXATION Royalty or License ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Dec 5, 2013 $46,559

UNSPECIFIED Royalty or License ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Nov 20, 2014 $37,661

SPINE FIXATION Royalty or License ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Aug 27, 2014 $36,749

SPINE IMPLANTS-THORACOLUMBAR-PHOENIX Royalty or License ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Sep 12, 2013 $30,000

ROBOTIC PROBE Royalty or License HITACHI ALOKA MEDICAL, LTD.
Oct 20, 2014 $25,000

SSD-ALPHA7 Consulting HITACHI ALOKA MEDICAL AMERICA INC.
Feb 25, 2016 $15,000

OTHER Royalty or License

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EXP 170320123646709465 DTL 170320123719336312 Chk 59045

K2M, INC.
Jan 28, 2014 $13,000

SPINE FIXATION Education ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Apr 30, 2015 $9,375

SPINE FIXATION Education ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Oct 18, 2013 $7,630

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

DePuy Synthes Products LLC provides funding to an independent medical society in Europe to support a program involving the review and development of new surgical techniques, as well as implants and instruments needed to execute those techniques, under the medical guidance of independent surgeons. Under this program, the medical society pays the surgeons a per diem and expenses for their participation in the review and development process.

DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
May 28, 2015 $7,000

SPINE FIXATION Education ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
May 28, 2015 $5,500

SPINE FIXATION Consulting ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
May 28, 2015 $3,283

SPINE FIXATION Education ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Oct 18, 2013 $2,700

No Listed Product Consulting

Additional details on this payment →

DePuy Synthes Products LLC provides funding to an independent medical society in Europe to support a program involving the review and development of new surgical techniques, as well as implants and instruments needed to execute those techniques, under the medical guidance of independent surgeons. Under this program, the medical society pays the surgeons a per diem and expenses for their participation in the review and development process.

DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Apr 15, 2015 $1,881

SPINE Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

DePuy Synthes Products, LLC provides funding to an independent medical society in Europe to support a program involving the review and development of new surgical techniques, as well as implants and instruments needed to execute those techniques, under the medical guidance of independent surgeons. Under this program, the medical society pays the surgeons a per diem and expenses for their participation in the review and development process.

DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Oct 20, 2014 $1,546

SSD-ALPHA7 Food and Beverage HITACHI ALOKA MEDICAL AMERICA INC.
Feb 26, 2015 $1,375

SPINE FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Aug 15, 2016 $945

OTHER Royalty or License

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EXP 170321164243911660 DTL 170321164251279737 Chk 62624

K2M, INC.
May 28, 2015 $937

SPINE FIXATION Consulting ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Nov 15, 2016 $900

OTHER Royalty or License

Additional details on this payment →

EXP 170321164419658817 DTL 170321164427223628 Chk 63796

K2M, INC.
Mar 15, 2014 $900

SPINE Honoraria

Additional details on this payment →

DePuy Synthes Products LLC provides funding to an independent medical society in Europe to support a program involving the review and development of new surgical techniques, as well as implants and instruments needed to execute those techniques, under the medical guidance of independent surgeons. Under this program, the medical society pays the surgeons a per diem and expenses for their participation in the review and development process.

DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Oct 15, 2015 $804

SPINE Honoraria

Additional details on this payment →

DePuy Synthes Products, LLC provides funding to an independent medical society in Europe to support a program involving the review and development of new surgical techniques, as well as implants and instruments needed to execute those techniques, under the medical guidance of independent surgeons. Under this program, the medical society pays the surgeons a per diem and expenses for their participation in the review and development process.

DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Apr 15, 2015 $804

SPINE Honoraria

Additional details on this payment →

DePuy Synthes Products, LLC provides funding to an independent medical society in Europe to support a program involving the review and development of new surgical techniques, as well as implants and instruments needed to execute those techniques, under the medical guidance of independent surgeons. Under this program, the medical society pays the surgeons a per diem and expenses for their participation in the review and development process.

DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
May 21, 2015 $686

SPINE FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
May 21, 2015 $686

SPINE FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Apr 2, 2015 $651

SPINE FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
May 21, 2015 $434

SPINE FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
May 21, 2015 $434

SPINE FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Nov 20, 2014 $416

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Travel and Lodging

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K2M Smohammad 3 12 15 88 1

K2M, INC.
Oct 15, 2015 $394

SPINE Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

DePuy Synthes Products, LLC provides funding to an independent medical society in Europe to support a program involving the review and development of new surgical techniques, as well as implants and instruments needed to execute those techniques, under the medical guidance of independent surgeons. Under this program, the medical society pays the surgeons a per diem and expenses for their participation in the review and development process.

DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS LLC
Nov 12, 2014 $381

ORTHOPEDICS-EXTERNAL FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Apr 2, 2015 $338

SPINE FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Sep 4, 2014 $330

SPINE Travel and Lodging GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 19, 2014 $316

SPINE DEVICES Food and Beverage SPINEOLOGY INC.
May 28, 2015 $314

SPINE FIXATION Education ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Mar 2, 2015 $299

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Travel and Lodging

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K2M smohammad 10 30 15 558 1

K2M, INC.
Feb 4, 2015 $244

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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2014 Activity Date but Payment Posted in 2015

GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 26, 2014 $222

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Travel and Lodging

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K2M smohammad 3 9 15 229 2

K2M, INC.
Oct 10, 2013 $219

No Listed Product Food and Beverage SPINAL ELEMENTS, INC.
Dec 12, 2013 $187

EVEREST,SERENGETI Travel and Lodging K2M, INC.
Nov 12, 2014 $169

ORTHOPEDICS-EXTERNAL FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Dec 12, 2013 $169

EVEREST,SERENGETI Travel and Lodging K2M, INC.
Nov 20, 2014 $157

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Travel and Lodging

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K2M Smohammad 3 12 15 87 1

K2M, INC.
Nov 12, 2014 $146

ORTHOPEDICS-EXTERNAL FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Feb 27, 2015 $146

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Travel and Lodging

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K2M Smohammad 03 01 16 21 1

K2M, INC.
Apr 30, 2015 $128

SPINE FIXATION Education ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Oct 29, 2013 $124

SPINE FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Oct 14, 2015 $123

SPINE Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

SYNTHES USA PRODUCTS LLC
Oct 30, 2013 $119

SPINE FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Aug 14, 2014 $114

SPINE IMPLANTS-THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Sep 2, 2014 $111

BIOLOGICS Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Feb 5, 2014 $101

SPINE IMPLANTS-THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Feb 5, 2014 $101

SPINE IMPLANTS-THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Aug 28, 2014 $95

VALEO INTERBODY Food and Beverage AMEDICA CORPORATION
Oct 25, 2013 $91

UNSPECIFIED Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Oct 1, 2014 $88

MIS Food and Beverage

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RELATED TO PRODUCT TRAINING ACTIVITY

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jul 21, 2015 $82

SPINE Food and Beverage GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Jan 16, 2015 $74

VALEO INTERBODY Food and Beverage AMEDICA CORPORATION
Aug 27, 2014 $62

OSTEOSPONGE Food and Beverage BACTERIN INTERNATIONAL INC
Sep 6, 2014 $60

BIOLOGICS Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Apr 11, 2015 $60

SPINE IMPLANTS-THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Oct 20, 2014 $55

SSD-ALPHA7 Entertainment HITACHI ALOKA MEDICAL AMERICA INC.
Feb 27, 2015 $48

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 10 30 15 557 1

K2M, INC.
Oct 20, 2014 $45

SSD-ALPHA7 Travel and Lodging HITACHI ALOKA MEDICAL AMERICA INC.
Sep 9, 2014 $33

SPINE IMPLANTS-CERVICAL Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Sep 6, 2014 $31

BIOLOGICS Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Oct 20, 2014 $30

SSD-ALPHA7 Gift HITACHI ALOKA MEDICAL AMERICA INC.
Jun 10, 2015 $29

OXIMETRY MONITORING Food and Beverage MASIMO CORPORATION STARS GRILL AND ROOFTO
Oct 2, 2014 $27

SPINE Food and Beverage

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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.
Mar 24, 2014 $26

No Listed Product Food and Beverage SPINAL ELEMENTS, INC.
Jan 26, 2015 $25

OSTEOSPONGE,OSTEOSELECT DBM PUTTY Food and Beverage BACTERIN INTERNATIONAL INC
Oct 26, 2013 $24

SPINE FIXATION Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Nov 5, 2014 $23

ORTHOPEDICS-EXTERNAL FIXATION Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Jan 31, 2014 $22

SPINE IMPLANTS-THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Sep 15, 2014 $21

OSTEOSPONGE Food and Beverage BACTERIN INTERNATIONAL INC
Nov 20, 2014 $20

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 3 9 15 228 2

K2M, INC.
Sep 4, 2014 $20

SPINE Food and Beverage GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Jun 10, 2015 $19

OXIMETRY MONITORING Food and Beverage MASIMO CORPORATION THE MACINTOSH
Feb 28, 2015 $19

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 10 30 15 556 1

K2M, INC.
Oct 30, 2013 $18

SPINE FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Nov 12, 2014 $17

ORTHOPEDICS-EXTERNAL FIXATION Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Feb 1, 2014 $17

SPINE IMPLANTS-THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Mar 6, 2014 $17

SPINE IMPLANTS-INTERBODY Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Oct 26, 2013 $16

SPINE FIXATION Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Apr 13, 2015 $15

SPINE IMPLANTS-THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
May 6, 2015 $14

APOLLO Food and Beverage

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Meal in connection with a training research or educational event

PENUMBRA, INC.
Oct 20, 2014 $14

SSD-ALPHA7 Entertainment HITACHI ALOKA MEDICAL AMERICA INC.
Nov 5, 2014 $13

ORTHOPEDICS-EXTERNAL FIXATION Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Apr 11, 2015 $11

SPINE IMPLANTS-THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Oct 28, 2013 $9

SPINE FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Oct 29, 2013 $9

SPINE FIXATION Travel and Lodging ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Nov 12, 2014 $8

ORTHOPEDICS-EXTERNAL FIXATION Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Nov 12, 2014 $5

ORTHOPEDICS-EXTERNAL FIXATION Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Sep 9, 2014 $4

SPINE IMPLANTS-CERVICAL Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Nov 12, 2014 $1

ORTHOPEDICS-EXTERNAL FIXATION Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
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