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CARLOS A CASTRO
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CARLOS A CASTRO

Listed Specialty: Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
190 5TH AVE, TROY, NY, 12180-1017
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MR. CARLOS CASTRO,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

9

payments

$557

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2015

3

payments

$107

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2014

13

payments

$915

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2013

1

payment

$25

payment total

1

company 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
11 $677
Food and Beverage
9 $557
Travel and Lodging
2 $238
Food and Beverage
3 $107
Food and Beverage
1 $25

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
XIA

device

$270
HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY

device

$138
ENTEREG

drug

$95
CERTUS 140 MICROWAVE ABLATION SYSTEM

device

$93
COOK MEDICAL THORACIC

device

$54
ECHELON FLEX STAPLER

device

$45
† 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
CERVICAL

device

$84
ENTEREG

drug

$12
SURGICAL

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
SPINE

device

$638
ADVANCED ENERGY HEMOSTATIC DEVICE

device

$133
SERI

drug

$52
† 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
DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM

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.

Payment Details in

When How Much Related To What For From Third Party Payee
Apr 11, 2014 $150

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Apr 8, 2014 $135

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Nov 22, 2014 $133

ADVANCED ENERGY HEMOSTATIC DEVICE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Apr 29, 2016 $130

XIA Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Apr 6, 2014 $103

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Jan 27, 2016 $95

ENTEREG Food and Beverage MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Jul 16, 2014 $92

No Listed Product Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Jul 29, 2015 $84

CERVICAL Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
May 30, 2014 $72

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
May 30, 2014 $69

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Apr 28, 2016 $54

COOK MEDICAL THORACIC Food and Beverage COOK INCORPORATED
Feb 11, 2014 $52

SERI Food and Beverage ALLERGAN INC.
Apr 30, 2016 $50

XIA Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Apr 30, 2016 $50

XIA Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Oct 28, 2016 $47

CERTUS 140 MICROWAVE ABLATION SYSTEM HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY Food and Beverage ETHICON INC.
Oct 28, 2016 $47

CERTUS 140 MICROWAVE ABLATION SYSTEM HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY Food and Beverage ETHICON INC.
Oct 29, 2016 $45

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY Food and Beverage ETHICON INC.
Apr 30, 2016 $40

XIA Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Apr 11, 2014 $35

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
May 29, 2014 $30

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Oct 31, 2013 $25

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Apr 11, 2014 $19

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
May 29, 2014 $13

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Nov 12, 2015 $12

ENTEREG Food and Beverage MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Apr 14, 2014 $11

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Jul 29, 2015 $11

SURGICAL Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
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