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BRIAN J DUNKIN
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BRIAN J DUNKIN

Listed Specialty: Surgery
6550 FANNIN ST, SUITE 1601, HOUSTON, TX, 77030-2717
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BRIAN DUNKIN,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

40

payments

$29,691

payment total

11

companies paid this doctor
2015

42

payments

$46,402

payment total

10

companies paid this doctor
2014

22

payments

$11,605

payment total

8

companies paid this doctor
2013

21

payments

$23,383

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
Consulting
5 $40,454
Consulting
12 $28,130
Grant
2 $14,065
Consulting
3 $8,295
Promotional Speaking/Other
2 $3,782
Consulting
1 $3,623
Honoraria
1 $2,500
Travel and Lodging
7 $2,041
Promotional Speaking/Other
1 $2,000
Food and Beverage
28 $1,542
Food and Beverage
17 $1,520
Food and Beverage
23 $1,265
Food and Beverage
15 $995
Royalty or License
1 $365
Travel and Lodging
5 $296
Travel and Lodging
1 $180
Travel and Lodging
1 $28

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
NOT APPLICABLE

device

$20,286
4-K

device

$7,215
VISERA ELITE

device

$7,215
OLYMPUS LAPAROSCOPES

device

$7,215
BIO-A TISSUE REINFORCEMENT

device

$350
PRODUCT IN DEVELOPMENT

device

$350
PDS II (POLYDIOXANONE) SUTURE

device

$325
ECHELON FLEX STAPLER

device

$325
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY CURVED INTRALUMINAL STAPLER

device

$325
HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY

device

$325
GENERAL - HEMOSTASIS

device

$211
CLAMP, LAPAROSCOPIC RETRO, SIZE 10MM,

device

$202
GENERAL - METAL STENTS - G.I.

device

$167
OLYMPUS INTEGRATION MEDICAL DEVICE CONTROLS

device

$134
RESOLUTION CLIP

device

$117
DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM

device

$100
NON-PRODUCT SPECIFIC

device

$71
WALLFLEX BILIARY RX STENTS

device

$64
RELIATACK

device

$32
OTHER- BSC PRODUCT NOT LISTED

device

$28
BEACON

device

$27
KCENTRA

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
OTHER

device

$23,916
BILIARY DEVICES

device

$14,263
EXPAREL

drug

$3,079
ACCUMESH

drug

$2,000
TACKER

drug

$2,000
SPACEMAKER

drug

$2,000
PARIETEX

drug

$2,000
PROGRIP

drug

$2,000
SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS

device

$1,535
SURGICAL ENERGY PRODUCTS

device

$1,355
AIRCRAFT MEDICAL

device

$365
DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM

device

$288
METAL STENTS - G.I.

device

$269
OVERSTITCH

device

$253
STRUCTURAL HEART

device

$181
ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS

device

$149
VASCULAR

device

$120
NONE

device

$45
SOFT TISSUE MECHANICAL

device

$44
ENDO STAPLING

device

$15
† 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
OTHER

device

$3,790
CLEARIFY

device

$3,782
BIO-A TISSUE REINFORCEMENT

device

$2,598
ENDO STAPLING

device

$446
SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS

device

$228
VESSEL SEALING

device

$204
SURGICAL ENERGY PRODUCTS

device

$180
BILIARY DEVICES

device

$127
BIOLOGIC MESH

device

$122
SYNTHETIC MESH

device

$122
ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS

device

$111
SOFT TISSUE MECHANICAL

device

$63
OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND

device

$25
† 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
EXPAREL

drug

$14,185
ENERGY OTHER

device

$4,375
SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS

device

$3,954
VESSEL SEALING

device

$152
ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS

device

$132
BIOLOGIC MESH

device

$122
SYNTHETIC MESH

device

$122
LAPAROSCOPY

device

$103
SOFT TISSUE MECHANICAL

device

$87
PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT

device

$85
SUTURES

device

$80
OR1

device

$78
METAL STENTS - G.I.

device

$20
BILIARY DEVICES

device

$20
OVERSTITCH

device

$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.

Payment Details in

When How Much Related To What For From Third Party Payee
May 27, 2015 $19,600

OTHER Consulting BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Mar 17, 2016 $10,140

NOT APPLICABLE Consulting OLYMPUS CORPORATION
Oct 25, 2013 $10,000

EXPAREL Grant PACIRA PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Oct 28, 2015 $8,000

BILIARY DEVICES Consulting BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION THE METHODIST HOSPITAL
Jan 26, 2015 $6,129

BILIARY DEVICES Consulting BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Feb 2, 2016 $5,655

4-K OLYMPUS LAPAROSCOPES VISERA ELITE Consulting OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Sep 11, 2013 $4,375

ENERGY OTHER Consulting ETHICON INC.
Sep 15, 2015 $4,225

OTHER Consulting ETHICON US, LLC THE METHODIST HOSPITAL
Nov 14, 2013 $4,065

EXPAREL Grant PACIRA PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Mar 26, 2014 $3,776

CLEARIFY Promotional Speaking/Other COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Sep 25, 2014 $3,623

OTHER Consulting ETHICON US, LLC THE METHODIST HOSPITAL
Oct 25, 2016 $3,510

NOT APPLICABLE Consulting OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Dec 12, 2013 $3,120

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Consulting OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Sep 17, 2015 $2,500

EXPAREL Consulting

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Methodist Hospital Surgery

PACIRA PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Sep 12, 2014 $2,500

BIO-A TISSUE REINFORCEMENT Honoraria W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. METHODIST DEBAKEY CARDIOLOGY ASSOCIATES
Sep 30, 2015 $2,000

ACCUMESH PARIETEX PROGRIP SPACEMAKER TACKER Promotional Speaking/Other COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Feb 2, 2016 $1,560

4-K OLYMPUS LAPAROSCOPES VISERA ELITE Consulting OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Oct 25, 2016 $1,560

NOT APPLICABLE Consulting OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Oct 25, 2016 $1,170

NOT APPLICABLE Consulting OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Oct 25, 2016 $1,170

NOT APPLICABLE Consulting OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Oct 25, 2016 $1,170

NOT APPLICABLE Consulting OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Oct 25, 2016 $1,170

NOT APPLICABLE Consulting OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Dec 12, 2013 $800

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Consulting OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Oct 29, 2015 $684

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS SURGICAL ENERGY PRODUCTS Travel and Lodging OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Oct 29, 2015 $382

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS SURGICAL ENERGY PRODUCTS Travel and Lodging OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Apr 30, 2015 $365

AIRCRAFT MEDICAL Royalty or License

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Transferofvaluerelatedtocompanyacquisition

COVIDIEN LP
Jun 17, 2016 $350

BIO-A TISSUE REINFORCEMENT Consulting W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Mar 24, 2016 $350

PRODUCT IN DEVELOPMENT Consulting W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. THE METHODIST HOSPITAL
Dec 14, 2016 $325

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY CURVED INTRALUMINAL STAPLER HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY PDS II (POLYDIOXANONE) SUTURE Consulting JOHNSON & JOHNSON MEDICAL DEVICES & DIAGNOSTICS GROUP - LATIN AMERICA, L.L.C. THE METHODIST HOSPITAL
Mar 31, 2015 $288

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Jun 12, 2015 $229

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Aug 16, 2015 $195

EXPAREL Travel and Lodging

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Methodist Hospital Surgery

PACIRA PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Mar 26, 2015 $180

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Travel and Lodging OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Oct 28, 2014 $180

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS SURGICAL ENERGY PRODUCTS Travel and Lodging OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Jul 20, 2014 $159

No Listed Product Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Oct 4, 2013 $152

VESSEL SEALING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Oct 29, 2015 $147

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS SURGICAL ENERGY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Aug 26, 2016 $134

OLYMPUS INTEGRATION MEDICAL DEVICE CONTROLS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Aug 16, 2015 $134

EXPAREL Food and Beverage

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Methodist Hospital Surgery

PACIRA PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Oct 18, 2016 $130

GENERAL - HEMOSTASIS Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jun 20, 2014 $125

ENDO STAPLING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Jul 14, 2014 $124

OTHER Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Jan 30, 2014 $122

BIOLOGIC MESH SYNTHETIC MESH Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Sep 11, 2013 $122

BIOLOGIC MESH SYNTHETIC MESH Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Aug 20, 2013 $120

EXPAREL Food and Beverage PACIRA PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Jun 1, 2015 $120

STRUCTURAL HEART VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 19, 2014 $117

ENDO STAPLING VESSEL SEALING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Jun 1, 2016 $117

RESOLUTION CLIP Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Sep 29, 2014 $111

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Aug 31, 2015 $110

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage

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Related to Product Training Activity

ETHICON US, LLC
May 18, 2015 $106

METAL STENTS - G.I. Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Nov 18, 2014 $106

ENDO STAPLING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Oct 3, 2015 $104

METAL STENTS - G.I. Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
May 30, 2016 $101

CLAMP, LAPAROSCOPIC RETRO, SIZE 10MM, Travel and Lodging KARLSTORZ ENDOSCOPY-AMERICA
Sep 27, 2016 $100

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Oct 31, 2014 $98

ENDO STAPLING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Sep 5, 2014 $98

BIO-A TISSUE REINFORCEMENT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
May 21, 2016 $93

GENERAL - METAL STENTS - G.I. Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Aug 30, 2013 $89

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage ETHICON INC.
Nov 17, 2014 $87

VESSEL SEALING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Nov 13, 2013 $87

SOFT TISSUE MECHANICAL Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Nov 5, 2013 $85

PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Aug 16, 2015 $83

EXPAREL Travel and Lodging

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Methodist Hospital Surgery

PACIRA PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Oct 30, 2013 $80

SUTURES Food and Beverage ETHICON INC.
Oct 4, 2013 $78

OR1 Food and Beverage KARLSTORZ ENDOSCOPY-AMERICA
Feb 1, 2016 $73

NOT APPLICABLE Food and Beverage OLYMPUS CORPORATION
May 16, 2015 $72

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Mar 17, 2016 $72

NOT APPLICABLE Travel and Lodging OLYMPUS CORPORATION
Oct 25, 2016 $72

NOT APPLICABLE Travel and Lodging OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Aug 10, 2016 $71

NON-PRODUCT SPECIFIC Food and Beverage SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC.
Jun 10, 2014 $70

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Nov 1, 2015 $70

OTHER Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Nov 12, 2014 $67

No Listed Product Food and Beverage COVIDIEN LP
Aug 16, 2015 $66

EXPAREL Food and Beverage

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Methodist Hospital Surgery

PACIRA PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Oct 17, 2013 $64

LAPAROSCOPY Food and Beverage KARLSTORZ ENDOSCOPY-AMERICA
May 29, 2016 $64

CLAMP, LAPAROSCOPIC RETRO, SIZE 10MM, Food and Beverage KARLSTORZ ENDOSCOPY-AMERICA
Mar 12, 2016 $64

WALLFLEX BILIARY RX STENTS Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jan 12, 2016 $63

GENERAL - HEMOSTASIS Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Sep 25, 2014 $63

SOFT TISSUE MECHANICAL Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Jan 13, 2015 $62

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
May 12, 2015 $61

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 16, 2015 $58

EXPAREL Food and Beverage

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Methodist Hospital Surgery

PACIRA PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Feb 11, 2016 $57

GENERAL - METAL STENTS - G.I. Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jan 7, 2014 $56

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Feb 2, 2016 $55

NOT APPLICABLE Food and Beverage OLYMPUS CORPORATION
Sep 26, 2014 $48

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Oct 30, 2015 $47

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS SURGICAL ENERGY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Oct 19, 2016 $47

NOT APPLICABLE Food and Beverage OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Jul 8, 2015 $45

NONE Food and Beverage COVIDIEN LP
Feb 17, 2015 $44

SOFT TISSUE MECHANICAL Food and Beverage COVIDIEN LP
Jul 14, 2014 $43

OTHER Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Oct 8, 2013 $43

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage ETHICON INC.
Aug 16, 2015 $42

EXPAREL Food and Beverage

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Methodist Hospital Surgery

PACIRA PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Aug 31, 2015 $39

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage

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Related to Product Training Activity

ETHICON US, LLC
May 30, 2016 $38

CLAMP, LAPAROSCOPIC RETRO, SIZE 10MM, Food and Beverage KARLSTORZ ENDOSCOPY-AMERICA
Mar 20, 2015 $36

METAL STENTS - G.I. Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 31, 2015 $33

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS SURGICAL ENERGY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Mar 2, 2016 $32

RELIATACK Food and Beverage COVIDIEN LP
Oct 25, 2016 $32

NOT APPLICABLE Travel and Lodging OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Oct 30, 2015 $30

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS SURGICAL ENERGY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Dec 12, 2013 $28

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Travel and Lodging OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Jun 10, 2016 $27

BEACON Food and Beverage COVIDIEN LP
Apr 11, 2014 $25

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Nov 2, 2015 $23

METAL STENTS - G.I. Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 25, 2016 $23

NOT APPLICABLE Food and Beverage OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Oct 17, 2013 $23

LAPAROSCOPY Food and Beverage KARLSTORZ ENDOSCOPY-AMERICA
Nov 1, 2015 $20

OTHER Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 4, 2013 $20

BILIARY DEVICES METAL STENTS - G.I. Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Feb 3, 2016 $19

NOT APPLICABLE Travel and Lodging OLYMPUS CORPORATION
Aug 5, 2016 $19

OTHER- BSC PRODUCT NOT LISTED Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Aug 25, 2016 $17

GENERAL - HEMOSTASIS Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 17, 2016 $16

GENERAL - METAL STENTS - G.I. Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 16, 2013 $16

LAPAROSCOPY Food and Beverage KARLSTORZ ENDOSCOPY-AMERICA
Jul 27, 2015 $15

ENDO STAPLING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Sep 9, 2016 $14

KCENTRA Food and Beverage CSL BEHRING
Jun 12, 2015 $14

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Oct 31, 2015 $11

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS SURGICAL ENERGY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Jun 12, 2015 $11

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Oct 25, 2013 $11

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Oct 30, 2015 $10

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS SURGICAL ENERGY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Oct 30, 2015 $10

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS SURGICAL ENERGY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
May 22, 2016 $9

OTHER- BSC PRODUCT NOT LISTED Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Sep 9, 2014 $7

CLEARIFY Promotional Speaking/Other COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Dec 12, 2013 $6

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Oct 25, 2016 $2

NOT APPLICABLE Food and Beverage OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
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