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ELIE AOUN
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ELIE AOUN

Listed Specialty: Gastroenterology
1307 FEDERAL ST, SUITE B100, PITTSBURGH, PA, 15212-4761
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ELIE AOUN,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

52

payments

$53,778

payment total

7

companies paid this doctor
2015

29

payments

$19,017

payment total

8

companies paid this doctor
2014

34

payments

$12,289

payment total

6

companies paid this doctor
2013

18

payments

$9,697

payment total

3

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
Nonaccredited Training
10 $30,000
Nonaccredited Training
6 $14,950
Promotional Speaking/Other
9 $14,600
Honoraria
11 $11,250
Honoraria
6 $9,000
Travel and Lodging
11 $7,786
Promotional Speaking/Other
1 $2,000
Travel and Lodging
3 $1,485
Food and Beverage
22 $1,392
Food and Beverage
19 $1,028
Food and Beverage
11 $621
Food and Beverage
18 $581
Consulting
1 $76
Education
4 $11
Education
1 $2

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
XIFAXAN

drug

$36,915
LINZESS

drug

$8,745
VIBERZI

drug

$8,743
DIFICID

drug

$8,003
PENTASA

drug

$68
GATTEX

drug

$20
SPYGLASS DIRECT VISUALIZATION SYSTEM

device

$15
REMICADE

drug

$12
SIMPONI

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
XIFAXAN

drug

$16,019
DIFICID

drug

$2,029
MOVIPREP

drug

$700
XIFAXANIBSD

drug

$120
HUMIRA

drug

$49
LINZESS 145 MCG

drug

$31
LINZESS 290 MCG

drug

$31
XIFAXAN - 550MG

drug

$21
UCERIS

drug

$21
AMITIZA

drug

$20
LIALDA

drug

$20
PENTASA

drug

$20
HARVONI

drug

$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
XIFAXAN

drug

$4,455
MOVIPREP

drug

$3,894
OSMOPREP

drug

$3,600
APRISO

drug

$137
RELISTOR

drug

$134
GENERAL SURGERY

device

$120
SIMPONI

drug

$103
BILIARY DEVICES

device

$48
SIMPONI ARIA

drug

$39
LINZESS 290 MCG

drug

$30
LINZESS 145 MCG

drug

$30
REMICADE

drug

$30
NEXIUM

drug

$20
OLYSIO

drug

$11
UCERIS

drug

$6
† 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
XIFAXAN 550 MG

drug

$5,725
MOVIPREP

drug

$2,903
OSMOPREP

drug

$2,818
AMITIZA

drug

$76
SOLESTA

drug

$49
BILIARY DEVICES

device

$43
† 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
Dec 23, 2015 $3,750

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Nov 11, 2015 $3,750

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Oct 5, 2016 $3,750

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Sep 23, 2016 $3,750

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Jun 22, 2016 $3,750

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
May 18, 2016 $3,750

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Apr 7, 2016 $3,750

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Nov 4, 2015 $2,250

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Aug 26, 2015 $2,250

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Mar 9, 2016 $2,250

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Mar 18, 2016 $2,250

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Apr 13, 2016 $2,250

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Apr 26, 2016 $2,250

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Sep 28, 2016 $2,250

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Nov 13, 2015 $2,250

XIFAXAN Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Dec 17, 2015 $2,000

DIFICID Promotional Speaking/Other MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Nov 23, 2016 $2,000

DIFICID Promotional Speaking/Other MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Jun 22, 2016 $2,000

DIFICID Promotional Speaking/Other MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Jan 27, 2016 $2,000

DIFICID Promotional Speaking/Other MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Jun 26, 2014 $1,800

XIFAXAN Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Oct 17, 2013 $1,800

XIFAXAN 550 MG Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Sep 5, 2013 $1,800

MOVIPREP OSMOPREP Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Nov 20, 2014 $1,800

XIFAXAN Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Aug 16, 2013 $1,800

XIFAXAN 550 MG Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Nov 15, 2013 $1,800

XIFAXAN 550 MG Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Nov 30, 2016 $1,750

LINZESS VIBERZI Promotional Speaking/Other ALLERGAN INC.
Feb 23, 2016 $1,750

LINZESS VIBERZI Promotional Speaking/Other ALLERGAN INC.
Mar 16, 2016 $1,750

LINZESS VIBERZI Promotional Speaking/Other ALLERGAN INC.
Jun 1, 2016 $1,750

LINZESS VIBERZI Promotional Speaking/Other ALLERGAN INC.
Jul 1, 2016 $1,400

LINZESS VIBERZI Promotional Speaking/Other ALLERGAN INC.
May 24, 2016 $1,033

XIFAXAN Travel and Lodging VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Sep 14, 2016 $1,033

XIFAXAN Travel and Lodging VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Mar 31, 2016 $931

XIFAXAN Travel and Lodging VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Apr 27, 2016 $921

XIFAXAN Travel and Lodging VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Nov 17, 2016 $917

DIFICID Travel and Lodging MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Jun 13, 2014 $900

OSMOPREP Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Jul 11, 2014 $900

OSMOPREP Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Jul 11, 2014 $900

MOVIPREP Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Feb 14, 2014 $900

MOVIPREP Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Jun 13, 2014 $900

MOVIPREP Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Feb 14, 2014 $900

OSMOPREP Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Aug 16, 2013 $900

MOVIPREP Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
May 19, 2014 $900

OSMOPREP Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Aug 16, 2013 $900

OSMOPREP Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
May 19, 2014 $900

MOVIPREP Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Sep 14, 2016 $880

XIFAXAN Travel and Lodging VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Dec 18, 2015 $876

XIFAXAN Travel and Lodging VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Feb 18, 2016 $710

XIFAXAN Travel and Lodging VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
May 19, 2015 $700

MOVIPREP Nonaccredited Training VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Jan 21, 2016 $651

DIFICID Travel and Lodging MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Oct 12, 2015 $584

XIFAXAN Travel and Lodging VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Mar 8, 2016 $492

XIFAXAN Travel and Lodging VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Dec 5, 2014 $450

XIFAXAN Honoraria SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Mar 2, 2016 $200

LINZESS VIBERZI Promotional Speaking/Other ALLERGAN INC.
Oct 5, 2016 $195

DIFICID Travel and Lodging MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
May 3, 2014 $134

APRISO RELISTOR XIFAXAN Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Nov 5, 2014 $129

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Mar 16, 2016 $125

LINZESS VIBERZI Food and Beverage ALLERGAN INC.
Jun 19, 2014 $123

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
May 7, 2014 $122

MOVIPREP Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Jun 23, 2014 $121

MOVIPREP Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
May 4, 2014 $120

GENERAL SURGERY Food and Beverage CONMED CORPORATION
Aug 20, 2013 $118

MOVIPREP OSMOPREP Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Jan 21, 2016 $114

DIFICID Food and Beverage MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Nov 5, 2013 $112

XIFAXAN 550 MG Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Sep 20, 2016 $103

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Nov 17, 2016 $101

DIFICID Food and Beverage MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Apr 6, 2016 $101

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Aug 1, 2013 $101

XIFAXAN 550 MG Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Aug 17, 2015 $100

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Apr 14, 2016 $99

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Mar 15, 2016 $98

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Oct 7, 2013 $97

XIFAXAN 550 MG Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Mar 31, 2016 $95

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Nov 3, 2015 $95

XIFAXANIBSD Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Jun 14, 2016 $93

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
May 11, 2016 $92

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Sep 21, 2016 $88

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Oct 28, 2015 $86

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Aug 7, 2013 $85

MOVIPREP Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Mar 3, 2016 $84

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Aug 20, 2013 $76

AMITIZA Consulting TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICALS AMERICA, INC.
Dec 17, 2015 $72

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Sep 29, 2016 $65

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Nov 3, 2015 $42

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Apr 28, 2014 $39

SIMPONI SIMPONI ARIA Food and Beverage JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC.
Feb 4, 2014 $38

MOVIPREP Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Nov 17, 2014 $30

REMICADE SIMPONI Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC.
Sep 2, 2014 $26

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Dec 17, 2015 $25

DIFICID Travel and Lodging MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Jun 22, 2016 $25

DIFICID Travel and Lodging MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Nov 11, 2013 $23

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jul 21, 2015 $23

HUMIRA Food and Beverage ABBVIE, INC.
Feb 24, 2014 $22

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jan 20, 2015 $21

UCERIS XIFAXAN - 550MG Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Jun 21, 2016 $20

GATTEX Food and Beverage SHIRE NORTH AMERICAN GROUP INC
Feb 11, 2014 $20

NEXIUM Food and Beverage

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ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Dec 15, 2015 $20

LIALDA PENTASA Food and Beverage SHIRE NORTH AMERICAN GROUP INC
Mar 21, 2014 $20

SIMPONI Food and Beverage JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC.
Oct 7, 2013 $19

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 15, 2013 $19

SOLESTA Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Mar 1, 2016 $19

PENTASA Food and Beverage SHIRE NORTH AMERICAN GROUP INC
Aug 4, 2015 $18

LINZESS 145 MCG LINZESS 290 MCG Food and Beverage IRONWOOD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Oct 18, 2016 $18

PENTASA Food and Beverage SHIRE NORTH AMERICAN GROUP INC
Jan 7, 2014 $18

LINZESS 145 MCG LINZESS 290 MCG Food and Beverage IRONWOOD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Jan 19, 2016 $18

LINZESS VIBERZI Food and Beverage IRONWOOD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Jan 22, 2015 $17

HARVONI Food and Beverage

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GILEAD SCIENCES INC
Nov 24, 2015 $17

XIFAXANIBSD Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Aug 19, 2014 $17

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Oct 1, 2013 $17

SOLESTA Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Sep 6, 2016 $16

PENTASA Food and Beverage SHIRE NORTH AMERICAN GROUP INC
Jul 31, 2015 $16

AMITIZA Food and Beverage TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICALS AMERICA, INC.
May 3, 2016 $15

PENTASA Food and Beverage SHIRE NORTH AMERICAN GROUP INC
Feb 6, 2014 $15

SIMPONI Food and Beverage JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC.
Nov 7, 2013 $15

XIFAXAN 550 MG Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Mar 10, 2016 $15

SPYGLASS DIRECT VISUALIZATION SYSTEM Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
May 5, 2015 $14

HUMIRA Food and Beverage ABBVIE, INC.
Dec 17, 2013 $13

SOLESTA Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Apr 21, 2015 $13

LINZESS 145 MCG LINZESS 290 MCG Food and Beverage IRONWOOD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Apr 23, 2014 $12

MOVIPREP Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Mar 4, 2014 $12

LINZESS 145 MCG LINZESS 290 MCG Food and Beverage IRONWOOD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Oct 6, 2015 $12

HUMIRA Food and Beverage ABBVIE, INC.
May 27, 2016 $12

REMICADE SIMPONI Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC.
Jan 23, 2014 $11

OLYSIO Food and Beverage JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC.
Nov 20, 2015 $8

XIFAXAN XIFAXANIBSD Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Oct 2, 2015 $4

DIFICID Food and Beverage MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Jul 17, 2015 $4

AMITIZA Food and Beverage TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICALS AMERICA, INC.
Mar 14, 2014 $3

UCERIS Education SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Aug 29, 2014 $3

UCERIS Education SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Nov 16, 2016 $3

LINZESS Food and Beverage ALLERGAN INC.
Mar 14, 2014 $2

APRISO Education SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Jan 29, 2014 $2

XIFAXAN Education SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Jun 22, 2015 $2

XIFAXAN Education VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
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