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REX GHASSEMI
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REX GHASSEMI

Listed Specialty: Interventional Cardiology
246 HAMBURG TPKE, SUITE 201, WAYNE, NJ, 07470-2156
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DR. REX GHASSEMI,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

38

payments

$672

payment total

17

companies paid this doctor
2015

39

payments

$895

payment total

20

companies paid this doctor
2014

24

payments

$435

payment total

15

companies paid this doctor
2013

13

payments

$266

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
Food and Beverage
39 $895
Food and Beverage
38 $672
Food and Beverage
24 $435
Food and Beverage
13 $266

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
HEARTMATE PHP

device

$94
THORATEC PVAD

device

$94
THORATEC AND CENTRIMAG AND PEDIMAG

device

$94
HEARTMATE II LVAS

device

$94
HEARTMATE

device

$94
XARELTO

drug

$81
SUPERA PERIPHERAL STENT SYSTEM

device

$31
LIFEVEST

device

$30
REPATHA

drug

$28
ENTRESTO

drug

$25
CARDIAC MONITORING SUITE

device

$25
BOTOX

drug

$19
ELIQUIS

drug

$19
LEXISCAN

drug

$18
TRAILBLAZER

device

$17
PRAXBIND

drug

$16
EVERFLEX

device

$16
POWERFLEX PRO PTA CATHETER

device

$15
S.M.A.R.T. CONTROL SELF-EXPANDING NITINOL STENT

device

$15
BYSTOLIC

drug

$15
EFFIENT

drug

$14
CORLANOR

drug

$11
BODYGUARDIAN REMOTE MONITORING SYSTEM

device

$11
VISIPRO

device

$11
WHOLEY

device

$7
TURBOHAWK

device

$7
EVERCROSS

device

$6
HAWKONE

device

$4
† 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
PLAQUE EXCISION

device

$319
XARELTO

drug

$107
ATHERECTOMY DEVICE

device

$71
ENTRESTO

drug

$38
OTHER

drug

$37
BRILINTA

drug

$35
IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATORS

device

$34
ELIQUIS

drug

$30
VYTORIN

drug

$25
ZONTIVITY

drug

$25
ENDOVASCULAR

device

$24
LIFEVEST

device

$23
REPATHA

drug

$16
ENTRE

device

$15
ACTITOUCH

device

$15
FLEXITOUCH

device

$15
CLARIVEIN

device

$15
PRADAXA

drug

$15
CARDIOVASCULAR PRODUCT

device

$14
BYSTOLIC

drug

$12
EDARBI

drug

$12
SAVAYSA

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.
Product Name Product Type Payments
VASCULAR

device

$69
ENDOVASCULAR

device

$52
IMPELLA

device

$48
BRILINTA

drug

$42
XARELTO

drug

$34
LIFEVEST

device

$32
SAMSCA

drug

$24
EDARBI

drug

$22
LEXISCAN

drug

$18
JUXTAPID

drug

$16
ATHERECTOMY DEVICE

device

$14
CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY - CRT

device

$14
EFFIENT

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.
Product Name Product Type Payments
SAMSCA

drug

$76
ENDOVASCULAR

device

$47
BRILINTA

drug

$33
VASC BAND

device

$28
XARELTO

drug

$21
CARDIOVASCULAR-ENDOVASCULAR

device

$20
GUIDELINER V3

device

$17
PRONTO

device

$17
VENTURE

device

$17
EFFIENT

drug

$15
LEXISCAN

drug

$14
OTHER

drug

$13
GUARDIAN

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
Feb 5, 2016 $125

No Listed Product Food and Beverage AVINGER INC.
Jun 1, 2015 $107

PLAQUE EXCISION Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Mar 27, 2015 $104

PLAQUE EXCISION Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 24, 2015 $83

PLAQUE EXCISION Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Nov 13, 2013 $76

SAMSCA Food and Beverage OTSUKA AMERICA PHARMACEUTICAL, INC.
Feb 10, 2015 $51

ATHERECTOMY DEVICE Food and Beverage CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INC.
Dec 18, 2014 $48

IMPELLA Food and Beverage ABIOMED
Mar 30, 2016 $35

HEARTMATE HEARTMATE II LVAS HEARTMATE PHP THORATEC AND CENTRIMAG AND PEDIMAG THORATEC PVAD Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 28, 2015 $34

IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATORS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 7, 2014 $32

LIFEVEST Food and Beverage ZOLL SERVICES LLC (A/K/A ZOLL LIFECOR CORP)
Aug 2, 2016 $31

HEARTMATE HEARTMATE II LVAS HEARTMATE PHP THORATEC AND CENTRIMAG AND PEDIMAG THORATEC PVAD Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jul 21, 2015 $27

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Feb 9, 2016 $25

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Apr 13, 2015 $25

PLAQUE EXCISION Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Feb 5, 2016 $25

No Listed Product Food and Beverage AVINGER INC.
Jan 27, 2016 $25

CARDIAC MONITORING SUITE Food and Beverage BRAEMAR MANUFACTURING, LLC
Mar 10, 2015 $25

OTHER Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Jun 11, 2014 $24

SAMSCA Food and Beverage OTSUKA AMERICA PHARMACEUTICAL, INC.
Feb 27, 2014 $24

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CORDIS CORPORATION
Mar 5, 2014 $23

VASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CTE84 21311863 4617881

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Sep 5, 2014 $23

VASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CTE84 26044181 4617881

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Sep 23, 2015 $23

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Dec 21, 2014 $22

VASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CTE84 27886152 4617881

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Aug 27, 2013 $21

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
Nov 10, 2015 $21

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Oct 15, 2013 $21

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Aug 9, 2016 $21

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Feb 11, 2014 $21

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CORDIS CORPORATION
Sep 10, 2013 $20

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Apr 28, 2015 $20

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Sep 24, 2013 $20

CARDIOVASCULAR-ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
Sep 22, 2014 $20

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Apr 12, 2016 $19

BOTOX Food and Beverage ALLERGAN INC.
Nov 8, 2016 $19

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Feb 11, 2015 $19

ATHERECTOMY DEVICE Food and Beverage CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INC.
Nov 3, 2015 $19

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Mar 25, 2014 $18

LEXISCAN Food and Beverage ASTELLAS PHARMA US INC
Jun 28, 2016 $18

LEXISCAN Food and Beverage ASTELLAS PHARMA US INC
Sep 22, 2015 $18

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Mar 15, 2016 $18

LIFEVEST Food and Beverage ZOLL SERVICES LLC (A/K/A ZOLL LIFECOR CORP)
Jun 24, 2014 $17

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Feb 17, 2016 $17

SUPERA PERIPHERAL STENT SYSTEM Food and Beverage

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CTE84 36523022 4617881

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Apr 29, 2015 $17

No Listed Product Food and Beverage AVINGER INC.
Oct 29, 2013 $17

GUIDELINER V3 PRONTO VASC BAND VENTURE Food and Beverage VASCULAR SOLUTIONS, INC.
Dec 5, 2013 $17

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
Jan 5, 2016 $17

REPATHA Food and Beverage AMGEN INC.
Mar 31, 2015 $17

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Mar 22, 2016 $16

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Aug 9, 2016 $16

HEARTMATE HEARTMATE II LVAS HEARTMATE PHP THORATEC AND CENTRIMAG AND PEDIMAG THORATEC PVAD Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 1, 2016 $16

PRAXBIND Food and Beverage BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Oct 27, 2015 $16

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Apr 26, 2016 $16

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Jan 29, 2014 $16

JUXTAPID Food and Beverage AEGERION PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Nov 27, 2015 $16

REPATHA Food and Beverage AMGEN INC.
Dec 21, 2015 $16

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Aug 31, 2015 $15

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Apr 7, 2015 $15

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Oct 2, 2013 $15

EFFIENT Food and Beverage LILLY USA, LLC
May 26, 2015 $15

CLARIVEIN Food and Beverage VASCULAR INSIGHTS, LLC
Feb 17, 2016 $15

POWERFLEX PRO PTA CATHETER S.M.A.R.T. CONTROL SELF-EXPANDING NITINOL STENT Food and Beverage CARDINAL HEALTH 200, LLC
Aug 11, 2015 $15

PRADAXA Food and Beverage BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Jun 14, 2016 $15

BYSTOLIC Food and Beverage ALLERGAN INC.
Oct 13, 2015 $14

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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GILEAD SCIENCES INC
Jan 19, 2016 $14

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Feb 24, 2014 $14

No Listed Product Food and Beverage GLAXOSMITHKLINE, LLC.
Mar 17, 2015 $14

CARDIOVASCULAR PRODUCT Food and Beverage VASCULAR SOLUTIONS, INC.
Jan 1, 2016 $14

SUPERA PERIPHERAL STENT SYSTEM Food and Beverage

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CTE84 35877274 4617881

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Aug 17, 2016 $14

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Jun 11, 2015 $14

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage E.R. SQUIBB & SONS, L.L.C.
Nov 11, 2014 $14

XARELTO Food and Beverage BAYER HEALTHCARE PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Jan 21, 2015 $14

VYTORIN ZONTIVITY Food and Beverage MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Nov 12, 2014 $14

ATHERECTOMY DEVICE Food and Beverage CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INC.
May 24, 2016 $14

EFFIENT Food and Beverage LILLY USA, LLC
Sep 3, 2014 $14

CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY - CRT Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 3, 2013 $14

LEXISCAN Food and Beverage ASTELLAS PHARMA US INC
Feb 17, 2015 $13

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
Oct 10, 2013 $13

OTHER Food and Beverage ARBOR PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Jun 17, 2014 $13

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Aug 16, 2016 $13

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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GILEAD SCIENCES INC
Dec 10, 2013 $13

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
May 20, 2015 $12

OTHER Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Jul 18, 2016 $12

LIFEVEST Food and Beverage ZOLL SERVICES LLC (A/K/A ZOLL LIFECOR CORP)
Nov 30, 2016 $12

HEARTMATE HEARTMATE II LVAS HEARTMATE PHP THORATEC AND CENTRIMAG AND PEDIMAG THORATEC PVAD Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Apr 30, 2014 $12

No Listed Product Food and Beverage GLAXOSMITHKLINE, LLC.
May 19, 2015 $12

BYSTOLIC Food and Beverage ACTAVIS PHARMA INC
Oct 7, 2014 $12

EDARBI Food and Beverage ARBOR PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Oct 28, 2015 $12

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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CONCUR;5892114;3698;10439137;VPL

GILEAD SCIENCES INC
Mar 4, 2015 $12

EDARBI Food and Beverage ARBOR PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Jun 26, 2014 $12

EFFIENT Food and Beverage DAIICHI SANKYO INC.
Mar 18, 2014 $12

No Listed Product Food and Beverage GLAXOSMITHKLINE, LLC.
Aug 25, 2015 $12

SAVAYSA Food and Beverage DAIICHI SANKYO INC.
Jun 2, 2016 $11

CORLANOR REPATHA Food and Beverage AMGEN INC.
Nov 1, 2016 $11

BODYGUARDIAN REMOTE MONITORING SYSTEM Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Sep 20, 2016 $11

VISIPRO Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 9, 2014 $11

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Sep 3, 2015 $11

VYTORIN ZONTIVITY Food and Beverage MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Oct 3, 2013 $11

GUARDIAN VASC BAND Food and Beverage VASCULAR SOLUTIONS, INC.
Jun 24, 2015 $11

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
May 13, 2015 $11

LIFEVEST Food and Beverage ZOLL SERVICES LLC (A/K/A ZOLL LIFECOR CORP)
Dec 2, 2014 $10

EDARBI Food and Beverage ARBOR PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Aug 20, 2013 $9

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
Nov 1, 2016 $9

TRAILBLAZER Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jun 13, 2016 $8

EVERFLEX Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 28, 2016 $8

TRAILBLAZER Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 20, 2015 $7

LIFEVEST Food and Beverage ZOLL SERVICES LLC (A/K/A ZOLL LIFECOR CORP)
Mar 7, 2014 $7

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CORDIS CORPORATION
Nov 1, 2016 $7

WHOLEY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
May 3, 2016 $7

TURBOHAWK Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 15, 2016 $6

EVERCROSS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 12, 2015 $5

LIFEVEST Food and Beverage ZOLL SERVICES LLC (A/K/A ZOLL LIFECOR CORP)
Dec 15, 2015 $5

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Jul 18, 2016 $4

EVERFLEX Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
May 23, 2016 $4

HAWKONE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jul 18, 2016 $3

EVERFLEX Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
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