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ARAVIND ATHIVIRAHAM
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ARAVIND ATHIVIRAHAM

Listed Specialty: Sports Medicine
7200 CAMBRIDGE ST, SUITE 10 A, HOUSTON, TX, 77030-4202
Is This Your Doctor?

DR. ARAVIND ATHIVIRAHAM,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

11

payments

$718

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2015

4

payments

$650

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2014

3

payments

$204

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2013

4

payments

$232

payment total

4

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
5 $556
Education
1 $500
Food and Beverage
3 $204
Food and Beverage
6 $162
Food and Beverage
3 $140
Food and Beverage
2 $117
Education
1 $91
Travel and Lodging
1 $33

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
JUGGERKNOT

device

$452
CHARLOTE SHOULDER INSTR

device

$407
PRECISION INSTRUMENTS

device

$407
COMPREHENSIVE PRIMARY STEM

device

$112
† 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
SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY

device

$500
OTHER ENDOSCOPY

device

$99
KNEES

device

$51
† 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
EXTREMITIES

device

$120
HIPS

device

$120
KNEES

device

$120
ITOTAL CR

device

$47
SPORTS MED HIP

device

$36
† 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
HIPS

device

$116
ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES

device

$91
XARELTO

drug

$12
LANTUS

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.

Payment Details in

When How Much Related To What For From Third Party Payee
Sep 21, 2015 $500

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education MEDWEST ASSOCIATES
Jun 4, 2016 $398

CHARLOTE SHOULDER INSTR JUGGERKNOT PRECISION INSTRUMENTS Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 4, 2016 $125

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging

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Transfer of value related to products manufactured by Arthrex, Inc

MEDWEST ASSOCIATES
Aug 20, 2014 $120

EXTREMITIES HIPS KNEES Food and Beverage

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Food and beverage provided in the context of a Zimmer event oractivity related to business meetings and medical training and education on safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Sep 9, 2013 $116

HIPS Food and Beverage

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Food and beverage provided in the context of a Zimmer event or activity related to business meetings and medical training and education on safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
May 16, 2015 $99

OTHER ENDOSCOPY Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Oct 17, 2013 $91

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Education MEDINC OF TEXAS
Dec 3, 2014 $47

ITOTAL CR Food and Beverage CONFORMIS, INC.
Sep 23, 2016 $41

COMPREHENSIVE PRIMARY STEM Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jan 23, 2014 $36

SPORTS MED HIP Food and Beverage

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Provided through grant to Baylor College of Medicine

SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Aug 28, 2015 $33

KNEES Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 4, 2016 $28

No Listed Product Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Sep 23, 2016 $27

COMPREHENSIVE PRIMARY STEM Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jun 7, 2016 $27

JUGGERKNOT Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Sep 23, 2016 $21

COMPREHENSIVE PRIMARY STEM Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Sep 23, 2016 $20

COMPREHENSIVE PRIMARY STEM Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jun 7, 2016 $19

JUGGERKNOT Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Aug 28, 2015 $18

KNEES Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Aug 1, 2013 $12

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Sep 4, 2013 $12

LANTUS Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Jun 4, 2016 $9

CHARLOTE SHOULDER INSTR JUGGERKNOT PRECISION INSTRUMENTS Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Sep 23, 2016 $3

COMPREHENSIVE PRIMARY STEM Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
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