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VIREND SOMERS
Is This Your Doctor?

VIREND SOMERS

Listed Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease
200 1ST ST SW, ROCHESTER, MN, 55905-0001
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VIREND SOMERS,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

2

payments

$2,800

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2015

34

payments

$55,567

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2014

12

payments

$25,130

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2013

4

payments

$369

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
Travel and Lodging
16 $29,830
Consulting
4 $22,684
Consulting
3 $13,055
Travel and Lodging
4 $7,643
Promotional Speaking/Other
2 $4,125
Promotional Speaking/Other
1 $2,400
Promotional Speaking/Other
1 $1,750
Consulting
1 $1,050
Food and Beverage
8 $653
Food and Beverage
2 $307
Food and Beverage
3 $248
Travel and Lodging
1 $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
HT BILEVEL AUTO SV

device

$1,750
† 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
CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT

device

$28,099
SLEEP AND RESPIRATORY CARE

device

$6,996
SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING

device

$4,891
REMEDE SYSTEM

device

$3,855
† 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
CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT

device

$14,176
REMEDE SYSTEM

device

$4,871
SLEEP DISORDER BREATHING

device

$4,125
ROZEREM

drug

$1,905
IMPELLA

device

$53
† 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
REMEDE SYSTEM

device

$137
STENTS

device

$125
OTHER

device

$107
† 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
Aug 17, 2015 $11,725

No Listed Product Consulting GLAXOSMITHKLINE, LLC.
Jun 1, 2015 $8,950

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Jan 30, 2015 $8,783

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Aug 7, 2015 $6,996

SLEEP AND RESPIRATORY CARE Travel and Lodging PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION
Oct 2, 2014 $6,630

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Oct 2, 2014 $6,400

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Consulting SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Apr 9, 2015 $4,809

SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING Consulting RESMED CORP
Jan 3, 2014 $4,750

REMEDE SYSTEM Consulting

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Participating in clinical investigation of new product

RESPICARDIA, INC.
Mar 11, 2014 $4,000

SLEEP DISORDER BREATHING Promotional Speaking/Other RESMED CORP
Apr 2, 2015 $3,750

REMEDE SYSTEM Consulting

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Participating in clinical investigation of new product

RESPICARDIA, INC.
Mar 4, 2015 $2,635

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Jul 30, 2015 $2,400

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Consulting SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Apr 16, 2015 $2,400

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Promotional Speaking/Other SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Jul 28, 2014 $1,905

ROZEREM Consulting TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
Apr 29, 2016 $1,750

HT BILEVEL AUTO SV Promotional Speaking/Other PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION
Jul 10, 2016 $1,050

No Listed Product Consulting GLAXOSMITHKLINE, LLC.
Mar 7, 2015 $858

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Oct 2, 2014 $452

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Oct 2, 2014 $439

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Jun 22, 2015 $295

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Jun 21, 2015 $295

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Jun 30, 2015 $259

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Jul 30, 2015 $257

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Oct 2, 2014 $254

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Apr 16, 2015 $143

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Mar 7, 2015 $143

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Apr 24, 2014 $125

SLEEP DISORDER BREATHING Promotional Speaking/Other RESMED CORP
Oct 27, 2013 $125

STENTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jan 3, 2014 $121

REMEDE SYSTEM Travel and Lodging

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Participating in clinical investigation of new product

RESPICARDIA, INC.
Oct 23, 2013 $121

REMEDE SYSTEM Travel and Lodging

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Participating in clinical investigation of new product

RESPICARDIA, INC.
Mar 6, 2015 $110

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Oct 27, 2013 $107

OTHER Food and Beverage RESMED CORP
Apr 9, 2015 $105

REMEDE SYSTEM Food and Beverage

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Participating in clinical investigation of new product

RESPICARDIA, INC.
Mar 7, 2015 $97

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Mar 7, 2015 $83

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Apr 16, 2015 $82

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Jun 7, 2015 $82

SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING Food and Beverage RESMED CORP
Mar 5, 2015 $70

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Mar 7, 2015 $54

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Apr 11, 2014 $53

IMPELLA Food and Beverage ABIOMED
Jul 30, 2015 $49

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Mar 5, 2015 $44

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Jun 1, 2015 $32

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Jan 30, 2015 $30

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Mar 4, 2015 $30

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging SORIN CRM USA, INC.
Oct 23, 2013 $16

REMEDE SYSTEM Food and Beverage

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Participating in clinical investigation of new product

RESPICARDIA, INC.
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