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CHRISTIAN B RICKS
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CHRISTIAN B RICKS

Listed Specialty:
200 LOTHROP ST, SUITE B-400, PITTSBURGH, PA, 15213-2536
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CHRISTIAN RICKS,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

15

payments

$584

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2015

3

payments

$294

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2013

1

payment

$99

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
15 $584
Food and Beverage
3 $294
Education
1 $99

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
PRODIGY AND PRODIGY MRI

device

$163
EON AND EONC AND EON MINI

device

$163
PROTEGE AND PROTEGE MRI

device

$163
PROCLAIM AND PROCLAIM ELITE

device

$163
PENTA

device

$95
S-SERIES

device

$95
OCTRODE

device

$95
LAMITRODE

device

$95
QUATTRODE LEADS

device

$95
KYPHON BALLOON KYPHOPLASTY

device

$74
EVEREST

device

$68
MESA

device

$18
CONDUCT MATRIX

device

$14
CASPIAN

device

$7
K2M CERVICAL

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
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$216
CERVICOTHORACIC

device

$119
INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS

device

$119
GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION

device

$77
† 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
NEURO TECHNOLOGIES

device

$99
NEUROMODULATION

device

$99
NEUROVASCULAR

device

$99
† 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 1, 2016 $150

EON AND EONC AND EON MINI PROCLAIM AND PROCLAIM ELITE PRODIGY AND PRODIGY MRI PROTEGE AND PROTEGE MRI Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 20, 2015 $119

CERVICOTHORACIC INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 22, 2013 $99

NEURO TECHNOLOGIES NEUROMODULATION NEUROVASCULAR Education

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Medical Textbook

DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Dec 17, 2015 $97

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Jul 26, 2016 $95

LAMITRODE OCTRODE PENTA QUATTRODE LEADS S-SERIES Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jul 15, 2015 $77

GENERAL K2M PRODUCT DISCUSSION Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 02 22 16 1436 1

K2M, INC.
Oct 28, 2016 $68

EVEREST Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 03 08 17 2009 1

K2M, INC.
Oct 12, 2016 $64

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 03 08 17 2010 1

K2M, INC.
May 1, 2016 $55

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 08 08 16 10 1

K2M, INC.
May 4, 2016 $46

KYPHON BALLOON KYPHOPLASTY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
May 3, 2016 $28

KYPHON BALLOON KYPHOPLASTY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Mar 23, 2016 $18

MESA Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 03 08 17 2006 1

K2M, INC.
Nov 18, 2016 $14

CONDUCT MATRIX Food and Beverage GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 16, 2016 $14

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 03 08 17 2007 1

K2M, INC.
Jul 26, 2016 $13

EON AND EONC AND EON MINI PROCLAIM AND PROCLAIM ELITE PRODIGY AND PRODIGY MRI PROTEGE AND PROTEGE MRI Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 14, 2016 $7

CASPIAN Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 03 08 17 2008 1

K2M, INC.
Jun 30, 2016 $4

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 08 08 16 567 1

K2M, INC.
Dec 12, 2016 $4

K2M CERVICAL Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 03 08 17 2012 1

K2M, INC.
Dec 19, 2016 $4

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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K2M smohammad 03 08 17 2011 1

K2M, INC.
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