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AHMET T GURBUZ
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AHMET T GURBUZ

Listed Specialty: Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
120 EAST 2ND STREET, HAMOT FLAGSHIP CVTS, ERIE, PA, 16507-1577
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DR. AHMET GURBUZ,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

11

payments

$2,259

payment total

6

companies paid this doctor
2015

8

payments

$121

payment total

6

companies paid this doctor
2014

21

payments

$3,431

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2013

2

payments

$126

payment total

2

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
Travel and Lodging
8 $2,906
Travel and Lodging
2 $1,884
Food and Beverage
13 $525
Food and Beverage
9 $375
Food and Beverage
2 $126
Food and Beverage
8 $121

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
ATTUNE FLEXIBLE ADJUSTABLE ANNULOPLASTY RING

device

$2,053
TAILOR FLEXIBLE RING AND BAND

device

$2,053
TRIFECTA GT

device

$63
BIOCOR STENTED TISSUE VALVE

device

$63
TRIFECTA VALVE

device

$63
EPIC STENTED TISSUE VALVE

device

$63
SURGICAL PAIN INCISIONAL PRODUCTS

device

$32
C3 DELIVERY SYSTEM

device

$31
PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT

device

$21
MOSAIC

device

$20
OCTOPUS

device

$16
ACTITOUCH

device

$11
FLEXITOUCH

device

$11
ENTRE

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.
Product Name Product Type Payments
PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT

device

$46
KYNAMRO

drug

$18
ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS

device

$16
BRILINTA

drug

$15
HEART VALVES

device

$15
ELIQUIS

drug

$10
† 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
HEART VALVES

device

$2,135
REVASCULARIZATION - SURGICAL

device

$1,267
OFIRMEV

drug

$17
CHANTIX

drug

$11
ELIQUIS

drug

$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.
Product Name Product Type Payments
VASCULAR

device

$108
LIFEVEST

device

$18
† 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 5, 2016 $1,600

ATTUNE FLEXIBLE ADJUSTABLE ANNULOPLASTY RING TAILOR FLEXIBLE RING AND BAND Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 8, 2014 $1,003

REVASCULARIZATION - SURGICAL Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 2, 2014 $892

HEART VALVES Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 3, 2014 $311

HEART VALVES Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
May 5, 2016 $284

ATTUNE FLEXIBLE ADJUSTABLE ANNULOPLASTY RING TAILOR FLEXIBLE RING AND BAND Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 10, 2014 $193

HEART VALVES Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 10, 2014 $186

HEART VALVES Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 4, 2014 $172

HEART VALVES Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
May 5, 2016 $169

ATTUNE FLEXIBLE ADJUSTABLE ANNULOPLASTY RING TAILOR FLEXIBLE RING AND BAND Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 8, 2014 $159

REVASCULARIZATION - SURGICAL Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 3, 2014 $149

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 15, 2013 $108

VASCULAR Food and Beverage

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9863726

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Oct 10, 2014 $105

REVASCULARIZATION - SURGICAL Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
May 5, 2016 $63

BIOCOR STENTED TISSUE VALVE EPIC STENTED TISSUE VALVE TRIFECTA GT TRIFECTA VALVE Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Apr 3, 2014 $44

HEART VALVES Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 2, 2014 $34

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
May 6, 2016 $32

SURGICAL PAIN INCISIONAL PRODUCTS Food and Beverage HALYARD HEALTH, INC.
Nov 2, 2016 $31

C3 DELIVERY SYSTEM Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Apr 22, 2014 $28

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 27, 2014 $23

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 16, 2014 $23

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jun 11, 2014 $23

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jul 16, 2014 $23

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 8, 2016 $21

PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Feb 20, 2016 $20

MOSAIC Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 2, 2014 $19

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 23, 2013 $18

LIFEVEST Food and Beverage ZOLL SERVICES LLC (A/K/A ZOLL LIFECOR CORP)
May 14, 2015 $18

KYNAMRO Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Mar 27, 2014 $17

OFIRMEV Food and Beverage CADENCE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Mar 6, 2015 $16

PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Jan 13, 2016 $16

OCTOPUS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
May 15, 2015 $16

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Jun 25, 2015 $16

PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Apr 6, 2015 $15

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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Informational Meal

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Jun 29, 2015 $15

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Feb 16, 2015 $14

PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Jun 12, 2014 $11

CHANTIX ELIQUIS Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Oct 19, 2016 $11

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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GILEAD SCIENCES INC
Dec 5, 2016 $11

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Mar 6, 2015 $10

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage E.R. SQUIBB & SONS, L.L.C.
Dec 18, 2014 $9

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Dec 18, 2014 $6

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
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