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RICHARD W LEE
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RICHARD W LEE

Listed Specialty: Vascular Surgery
13330 HARGRAVE ROAD, SUITE 390, HOUSTON, TX, 77070-4347
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DR. RICHARD LEE,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

45

payments

$19,031

payment total

11

companies paid this doctor
2015

36

payments

$21,237

payment total

18

companies paid this doctor
2014

37

payments

$17,909

payment total

12

companies paid this doctor
2013

9

payments

$208

payment total

6

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
4 $19,750
Promotional Speaking/Other
3 $16,500
Promotional Speaking/Other
4 $15,575
Travel and Lodging
4 $2,329
Food and Beverage
37 $1,127
Food and Beverage
32 $934
Food and Beverage
30 $891
Travel and Lodging
2 $596
Travel and Lodging
2 $475
Food and Beverage
9 $208

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
CLOSUREFAST

device

$13,655
VENASEAL

device

$4,576
ACTITOUCH

device

$195
FLEXITOUCH

device

$195
ENTRE

device

$195
CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY

device

$139
ELIQUIS

drug

$83
INVOKANA

drug

$70
FRONTRUNNER XP CTO CATHETER

device

$40
APLIGRAF

device

$33
BPV-GLIDEPATH CATHETER

device

$24
REGRANEX

drug

$23
SANTYL

drug

$23
PREVNAR 13

drug

$21
SNAP

device

$19
ACTIVAC

device

$19
CELLUTOME

device

$19
SILVERCEL

device

$19
XARELTO

drug

$17
PICO

device

$16
ANGIOJET ZELANTEDVT THROMBECTOMY CATHETER

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
CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY

device

$20,673
ENDOVASCULAR

device

$153
ATHERECTOMY

device

$77
VASCULAR

device

$39
FLEXITOUCH

device

$33
ENTRE

device

$33
ACTITOUCH

device

$33
S.M.A.R.T. CONTROL SELF-EXPANDING NITINOL STENT

device

$29
REGRANEX

drug

$24
SANTYL

drug

$24
XARELTO

drug

$23
EXCLUDER AAA ENDOPROSTHESIS

device

$22
VARITHENA

drug

$21
PV.035

device

$21
LUNA

device

$21
SPY

device

$21
PINPOINT

device

$21
AORTIC INTERVENTION - AAA

device

$20
OFIRMEV

drug

$19
MYNXGRIP VASCULAR CLOSURE DEVICE

device

$18
MYNX ACE VASCULAR CLOSURE DEVICE

device

$18
FLASH OSTIAL SYSTEM

device

$18
COILS

device

$18
ADVANCED WOUND CARE

device

$16
SUTURES

device

$16
ZORVOLEX

drug

$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
CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY

device

$346
SANTYL

drug

$144
REGRANEX

drug

$144
MAGELLAN ROBOTIC CATHETERS

device

$93
MAGELLAN ROBOTIC SYSTEM

device

$93
ENDOVASCULAR

device

$83
AORTIC INTERVENTION - ACCESSORIES

device

$60
VASCULAR

device

$58
APLIGRAF

drug

$34
BIOSURGERY - FLOSEAL

drug

$30
ACTITOUCH

device

$26
ENTRE

device

$26
FLEXITOUCH

device

$26
EKOSONIC

device

$25
WOUND MATRIX

device

$20
CARDIOVASCULAR

device

$19
AAA STENT GRAFTS

device

$16
PRIMATRIX

drug

$9
† 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
WOUND MATRIX

device

$77
VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS

device

$51
ENDOVASCULAR

device

$24
PAD-IQ

device

$21
ADVANCED WOUND DRESSINGS

device

$21
FLEXITOUCH

device

$13
ENTRE

device

$13
ACTITOUCH

device

$13
† 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 22, 2015 $6,650

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Promotional Speaking/Other MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 30, 2015 $6,300

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Promotional Speaking/Other MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jul 28, 2014 $6,000

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Jan 22, 2016 $5,600

CLOSUREFAST Promotional Speaking/Other MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 6, 2016 $5,425

CLOSUREFAST Promotional Speaking/Other MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Mar 25, 2015 $5,400

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Promotional Speaking/Other MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Mar 10, 2014 $5,400

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Nov 3, 2014 $5,100

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Feb 1, 2016 $4,200

VENASEAL Promotional Speaking/Other MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 21, 2015 $1,400

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Promotional Speaking/Other MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 22, 2016 $739

CLOSUREFAST Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 25, 2016 $600

CLOSUREFAST Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 24, 2016 $516

CLOSUREFAST Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jan 22, 2016 $474

CLOSUREFAST Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jun 28, 2014 $463

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Feb 1, 2016 $350

VENASEAL Promotional Speaking/Other MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Dec 14, 2015 $314

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Mar 25, 2015 $283

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jul 3, 2014 $147

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Jan 18, 2016 $139

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Dec 14, 2016 $130

No Listed Product Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 23, 2015 $126

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 21, 2015 $123

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Mar 5, 2014 $93

MAGELLAN ROBOTIC CATHETERS MAGELLAN ROBOTIC SYSTEM Food and Beverage HANSEN MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 24, 2016 $93

CLOSUREFAST Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Mar 24, 2015 $77

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
May 14, 2015 $77

ATHERECTOMY Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jun 8, 2016 $70

INVOKANA Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Jan 31, 2014 $60

AORTIC INTERVENTION - ACCESSORIES Food and Beverage

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Physicians are provided modest meals during the course of doing business with Cook Medical. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. We also invite physicians to dinners to give us feedback on our products or to advise us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. The total cost of a group's food and beverages at a meal are averaged across attendees.

COOK INCORPORATED
Sep 24, 2016 $57

CLOSUREFAST Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 25, 2016 $53

CLOSUREFAST Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Dec 4, 2014 $52

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Sep 25, 2016 $51

CLOSUREFAST Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 24, 2016 $46

CLOSUREFAST Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 15, 2016 $40

FRONTRUNNER XP CTO CATHETER Food and Beverage CARDINAL HEALTH 200, LLC
Nov 15, 2013 $37

VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Dec 4, 2014 $35

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Aug 29, 2013 $32

WOUND MATRIX Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Mar 24, 2014 $30

BIOSURGERY - FLOSEAL Food and Beverage BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Apr 15, 2015 $29

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
Oct 8, 2015 $29

S.M.A.R.T. CONTROL SELF-EXPANDING NITINOL STENT Food and Beverage CARDINAL HEALTH 200, LLC
Dec 4, 2014 $28

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Feb 9, 2015 $28

VASCULAR Food and Beverage BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC.
Dec 4, 2014 $28

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Mar 9, 2016 $26

VENASEAL Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 24, 2014 $25

EKOSONIC Food and Beverage EKOS CORPORATION
Jan 30, 2015 $25

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
Sep 19, 2013 $24

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
Mar 12, 2015 $24

REGRANEX SANTYL Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Feb 15, 2016 $24

BPV-GLIDEPATH CATHETER Food and Beverage BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 11, 2014 $24

VASCULAR Food and Beverage BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC.
Dec 4, 2014 $23

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Oct 17, 2014 $23

REGRANEX SANTYL Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Sep 23, 2013 $23

WOUND MATRIX Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Aug 18, 2014 $23

REGRANEX SANTYL Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Jul 21, 2016 $23

REGRANEX SANTYL Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Apr 22, 2015 $23

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
Oct 30, 2014 $23

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CORDIS CORPORATION
Jul 23, 2015 $23

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Oct 23, 2014 $22

VASCULAR Food and Beverage BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC.
Feb 4, 2015 $22

EXCLUDER AAA ENDOPROSTHESIS Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Nov 4, 2013 $22

WOUND MATRIX Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
May 4, 2015 $21

VARITHENA Food and Beverage BIOCOMPATIBLES, INC.
Jul 21, 2014 $21

REGRANEX SANTYL Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Aug 4, 2016 $21

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Jul 11, 2016 $21

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Jun 27, 2014 $21

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CORDIS CORPORATION
Dec 4, 2014 $21

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Oct 14, 2013 $21

PAD-IQ Food and Beverage VASAMED, INC
Aug 22, 2013 $21

ADVANCED WOUND DRESSINGS Food and Beverage SYSTAGENIX WOUND MANAGEMENT INC. Fast food or local restaurant
Feb 22, 2016 $21

ELIQUIS PREVNAR 13 Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Dec 21, 2015 $21

PV.035 Food and Beverage VOLCANO CORPORATION
Mar 18, 2015 $21

LUNA PINPOINT SPY Food and Beverage NOVADAQ TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Aug 26, 2014 $21

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CORDIS CORPORATION
Aug 21, 2014 $20

REGRANEX SANTYL Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Aug 21, 2014 $20

WOUND MATRIX Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
May 12, 2014 $20

REGRANEX SANTYL Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Feb 16, 2015 $20

AORTIC INTERVENTION - AAA Food and Beverage

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Physicians are provided modest meals during the course of doing business with Cook Medical. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. Cook also invites physicians to dinners to give feedback on products or to advise on trends in medical procedures and treatments. The total cost of a groups food and beverages at a meal are averaged across attendees.

COOK INCORPORATED
May 9, 2016 $20

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Nov 10, 2016 $19

ACTIVAC CELLUTOME SILVERCEL SNAP Food and Beverage KCI USA, INC
Oct 6, 2016 $19

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Jan 5, 2015 $19

OFIRMEV Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Jun 4, 2014 $19

CARDIOVASCULAR ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CORDIS CORPORATION
Oct 6, 2014 $19

REGRANEX SANTYL Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Mar 16, 2015 $18

FLASH OSTIAL SYSTEM MYNX ACE VASCULAR CLOSURE DEVICE MYNXGRIP VASCULAR CLOSURE DEVICE Food and Beverage ACCESS CLOSURE, INC
Jun 18, 2014 $18

APLIGRAF Food and Beverage ORGANOGENESIS INC.
Nov 9, 2015 $18

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Jun 6, 2015 $18

COILS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC NEUROVASCULAR
Mar 31, 2014 $18

REGRANEX SANTYL Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Sep 1, 2016 $17

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Jan 15, 2016 $17

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Jul 2, 2015 $17

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
May 25, 2016 $17

APLIGRAF Food and Beverage ORGANOGENESIS INC.
Aug 7, 2015 $17

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
Nov 10, 2016 $17

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Dec 5, 2016 $17

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Apr 3, 2014 $16

AAA STENT GRAFTS Food and Beverage TRIVASCULAR, INC.
Jan 21, 2016 $16

APLIGRAF Food and Beverage ORGANOGENESIS INC.
Mar 19, 2015 $16

ADVANCED WOUND CARE SUTURES Food and Beverage

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ETHICON US, LLC
May 15, 2014 $16

APLIGRAF Food and Beverage ORGANOGENESIS INC.
Apr 21, 2016 $16

PICO Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Apr 26, 2016 $15

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Jun 29, 2015 $15

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
May 2, 2016 $15

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Jan 16, 2015 $14

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Nov 19, 2013 $14

VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Jun 23, 2016 $14

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
May 5, 2014 $13

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Feb 11, 2014 $13

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Jun 29, 2016 $13

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Nov 11, 2013 $13

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Dec 4, 2014 $12

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY Travel and Lodging COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Oct 5, 2016 $12

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Jan 23, 2014 $12

VASCULAR Food and Beverage BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC.
Mar 4, 2016 $11

ANGIOJET ZELANTEDVT THROMBECTOMY CATHETER Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Feb 5, 2015 $11

VASCULAR Food and Beverage BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 15, 2015 $11

ZORVOLEX Food and Beverage IROKO PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC
Jun 23, 2016 $11

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Sep 17, 2015 $10

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
Feb 26, 2016 $10

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Nov 17, 2016 $10

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Jun 2, 2014 $9

PRIMATRIX Food and Beverage TEI MEDICAL INC.
Apr 5, 2016 $9

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Aug 14, 2015 $9

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
Mar 21, 2016 $9

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
May 19, 2016 $9

ACTITOUCH ENTRE FLEXITOUCH Food and Beverage TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Aug 21, 2015 $8

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage CORDIS CORPORATION
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