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AARON L FORBES
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AARON L FORBES

Listed Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDICS, 130 MASON FARM ROAD, CHAPEL HILL, NC, 27599-0001
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AARON FORBES,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

5

payments

$403

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2015

17

payments

$1,781

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2014

1

payment

$33

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
Travel and Lodging
4 $982
Food and Beverage
12 $746
Food and Beverage
5 $403
Education
1 $54
Food and Beverage
1 $33

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
CONTINUUM

device

$118
AQUAMANTYS

device

$106
NEW PRODUCT

device

$104
PERSONA

device

$104
RHK

device

$104
M L TAPER

device

$104
ARCOS

device

$104
† 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
KNEES

device

$1,410
ADVANCED ENERGY HEMOSTATIC DEVICE

device

$150
CARTICEL

drug

$100
ARTHROSCOPY

device

$70
HIPS

device

$38
PAIN MANAGEMENT

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
ADVANCED WOUND CARE

device

$33
SUTURES

device

$33
† 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
Nov 13, 2015 $370

KNEES Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Nov 13, 2015 $370

KNEES Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Nov 17, 2015 $208

KNEES Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Mar 25, 2015 $150

ADVANCED ENERGY HEMOSTATIC DEVICE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Nov 12, 2016 $118

CONTINUUM Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Sep 21, 2016 $104

ARCOS M L TAPER NEW PRODUCT PERSONA RHK Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Nov 19, 2015 $100

KNEES Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 16, 2015 $100

CARTICEL Food and Beverage AASTROM BIOSCIENCES, INC
Nov 20, 2015 $92

KNEES Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 14, 2016 $75

No Listed Product Food and Beverage DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
May 27, 2015 $70

ARTHROSCOPY Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Mar 27, 2015 $62

KNEES Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Apr 27, 2016 $57

AQUAMANTYS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Nov 19, 2015 $54

KNEES Education ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jan 29, 2016 $49

AQUAMANTYS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Nov 20, 2015 $40

KNEES Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Mar 26, 2015 $38

HIPS Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Oct 21, 2015 $34

KNEES Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Dec 3, 2014 $33

ADVANCED WOUND CARE SUTURES Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Nov 19, 2015 $29

KNEES Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Nov 13, 2015 $29

KNEES Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Mar 27, 2015 $23

KNEES Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Apr 24, 2015 $13

PAIN MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
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