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DENNIS J RASSIAS
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DENNIS J RASSIAS

Listed Specialty: Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
317 S MANNING BLVD, SUITE 280, ALBANY, NY, 12208-1738
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DENNIS RASSIAS,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

19

payments

$899

payment total

8

companies paid this doctor
2015

12

payments

$2,287

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2014

13

payments

$4,850

payment total

7

companies paid this doctor
2013

8

payments

$1,921

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
Promotional Speaking/Other
1 $3,675
Consulting
1 $1,563
Consulting
1 $1,225
Food and Beverage
18 $743
Food and Beverage
11 $725
Food and Beverage
11 $666
Travel and Lodging
1 $509
Travel and Lodging
4 $499
Food and Beverage
3 $197
Consulting
1 $156

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
RELIATACK

device

$380
LIGASURE

device

$118
ENDO GIA

device

$96
OFIRMEV

drug

$29
ECHELON FLEX STAPLER

device

$27
SUPERDIMENSION

device

$24
PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT

device

$23
PRECEDEX

drug

$16
FLOSEAL

device

$11
TRI-STAPLE

device

$7
† 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

$1,563
ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS

device

$340
ENDO STAPLING

device

$232
VESSEL SEALING

device

$142
PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT

device

$132
ENERGY HARMONIC

device

$93
GI SOLUTIONS

device

$19
HYBRID VASCULAR GRAFT

device

$1
† 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
OPEN STAPLING

device

$4,184
ACUSEAL VASCULAR GRAFT

device

$223
BIOSURGICALS

device

$135
SURGICAL

device

$99
PRECLUDE VESSEL GUARD

device

$67
ENERGY HARMONIC

device

$49
PRECLUDE SPINAL MEMBRANE

device

$41
AIRWAY CLEARANCE DEVICE

device

$19
OFIRMEV

drug

$18
DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM

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
OPEN STAPLING

device

$1,265
ENDO STAPLING

device

$567
PRECLUDE VESSEL GUARD

device

$89
† 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
Jan 20, 2014 $3,675

OPEN STAPLING Promotional Speaking/Other COVIDIEN LP
Nov 13, 2015 $1,563

OTHER Consulting ETHICON US, LLC
Dec 11, 2013 $1,225

OPEN STAPLING Consulting COVIDIEN LP
Jan 20, 2014 $509

OPEN STAPLING Travel and Lodging COVIDIEN LP
Dec 8, 2014 $223

ACUSEAL VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Nov 5, 2013 $220

ENDO STAPLING Travel and Lodging COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Nov 5, 2013 $190

ENDO STAPLING Travel and Lodging COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Mar 15, 2016 $156

No Listed Product Consulting ETHICON INC.
Jul 2, 2015 $142

ENDO STAPLING VESSEL SEALING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Oct 28, 2016 $132

RELIATACK Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Aug 27, 2015 $124

PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Feb 19, 2015 $120

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Aug 8, 2016 $115

RELIATACK Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Jan 16, 2014 $111

BIOSURGICALS Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Sep 10, 2015 $101

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage

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ETHICON US, LLC
Sep 17, 2014 $99

SURGICAL Food and Beverage NEOMEND, INC.
Nov 29, 2016 $96

ENDO GIA Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Jun 24, 2015 $93

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS ENERGY HARMONIC Food and Beverage

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ETHICON US, LLC
Mar 19, 2015 $91

ENDO STAPLING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Sep 27, 2013 $89

PRECLUDE VESSEL GUARD Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Feb 5, 2016 $78

LIGASURE Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Nov 5, 2013 $73

ENDO STAPLING Travel and Lodging COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Nov 18, 2013 $68

ENDO STAPLING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Jan 24, 2014 $67

PRECLUDE VESSEL GUARD Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Apr 25, 2016 $64

RELIATACK Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Jul 6, 2016 $50

RELIATACK Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Dec 2, 2014 $43

ENERGY HARMONIC Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
May 10, 2014 $41

PRECLUDE SPINAL MEMBRANE Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Nov 22, 2013 $40

OPEN STAPLING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN LP
Feb 5, 2016 $40

LIGASURE Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Sep 10, 2014 $24

BIOSURGICALS Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Mar 21, 2016 $24

SUPERDIMENSION Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Aug 26, 2016 $23

PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Mar 4, 2014 $19

AIRWAY CLEARANCE DEVICE Food and Beverage ADVANCED RESPIRATORY, INC
Oct 28, 2016 $19

RELIATACK Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Dec 15, 2015 $19

GI SOLUTIONS Food and Beverage GIVEN IMAGING, INC.
Aug 12, 2014 $18

OFIRMEV Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Nov 5, 2013 $16

ENDO STAPLING Travel and Lodging COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Aug 15, 2016 $16

PRECEDEX Food and Beverage HOSPIRA WORLDWIDE, INC.
Jun 9, 2016 $16

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Sep 19, 2016 $15

OFIRMEV Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Jul 15, 2014 $15

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Jun 6, 2016 $13

OFIRMEV Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Apr 2, 2015 $13

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage

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ETHICON US, LLC
Feb 19, 2015 $13

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Jul 25, 2016 $13

No Listed Product Food and Beverage KLS MARTIN L.P.
Dec 19, 2016 $11

FLOSEAL Food and Beverage BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Mar 16, 2016 $11

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Aug 27, 2015 $8

PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Aug 8, 2016 $7

TRI-STAPLE Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Oct 6, 2014 $6

ENERGY HARMONIC Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Jul 28, 2015 $1

HYBRID VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
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