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RICK A FRIEDMAN
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RICK A FRIEDMAN

Listed Specialty: Otology & Neurotology
1520 SAN PABLO ST, 4TH FLOOR, LOS ANGELES, CA, 90033-5310
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DR. RICK FRIEDMAN,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

20

payments

$33,270

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2015

11

payments

$2,705

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2014

70

payments

$12,248

payment total

8

companies paid this doctor
2013

3

payments

$263

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor

Payment Calendar in

This doctor received a payment on days in .

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Types of Payments in

Category Payments Payment Value
Consulting
2 $25,000
Travel and Lodging
21 $6,739
Travel and Lodging
2 $6,437
Honoraria
1 $3,000
Food and Beverage
22 $2,437
Travel and Lodging
3 $1,350
Food and Beverage
8 $1,162
Nonaccredited Training
1 $1,000
Royalty or License
2 $671
Food and Beverage
7 $355
Food and Beverage
3 $263
Education
1 $47
Gift
1 $26

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
OTIPRIO

drug

$25,671
BAHA

device

$7,296
NUCLEUS

device

$7,296
ANSPACH

device

$303
† 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/SPINE/ENT

device

$2,350
POWER TOOLS-ANSPACH ELECTRIC S

device

$265
MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM

device

$54
POWER TOOLS

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
MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM

device

$9,782
BAHA

device

$1,212
NUCLEUS

device

$1,212
CMF OTHER

device

$337
ANSPACH ELECTRIC SYSTEM

device

$237
HIRESOLUTION BIONIC EAR SYSTEM

drug

$184
SPINE-PRIMALOK SP

device

$134
NEURO SPINE ENT

device

$124
OSTEOVATION

device

$112
NEURO

device

$47
PONTO BONE ANCHORED HEARING SYSTEM

device

$33
BRILINTA

drug

$23
NEURO-OTHER

device

$13
POWER-OSTEOPOWER

device

$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
POWER TOOLS

device

$122
MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM

device

$120
CIPRODEX

drug

$21
† 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
Jul 14, 2016 $18,750

OTIPRIO Consulting OTONOMY, INC.
Oct 13, 2016 $6,250

OTIPRIO Consulting OTONOMY, INC.
Aug 16, 2016 $5,707

BAHA NUCLEUS Travel and Lodging

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Travel associated with Global Research Symposium

COCHLEAR AMERICAS
Mar 12, 2014 $3,000

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Honoraria MED-EL CORPORATION
Sep 12, 2014 $1,433

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Travel and Lodging MED-EL CORPORATION
Oct 5, 2014 $1,149

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Travel and Lodging MED-EL CORPORATION
Mar 19, 2015 $1,000

NEURO/SPINE/ENT Nonaccredited Training

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Grant funds paid to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital for Dr. Rick Friedman's speaking fees.

STRYKER CORPORATION MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Mar 18, 2015 $850

NEURO/SPINE/ENT Travel and Lodging

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Grant funds paid to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital for Dr. Rick Friedman's airfare.

STRYKER CORPORATION MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Jan 18, 2014 $840

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Travel and Lodging MED-EL CORPORATION
Oct 29, 2016 $730

BAHA NUCLEUS Travel and Lodging

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Lodging associated with Global Research Symposium

COCHLEAR LTD
Dec 19, 2016 $606

OTIPRIO Royalty or License OTONOMY, INC.
Oct 31, 2016 $600

BAHA NUCLEUS Food and Beverage

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Meals associated with Global Research Symposium

COCHLEAR LTD
Sep 19, 2014 $539

BAHA NUCLEUS Travel and Lodging

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Travel related to educational conference

COCHLEAR AMERICAS
Mar 22, 2014 $505

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Travel and Lodging MED-EL CORPORATION
Oct 5, 2014 $409

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Food and Beverage MED-EL CORPORATION
Jan 3, 2014 $402

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Travel and Lodging MED-EL CORPORATION
Mar 18, 2015 $400

NEURO/SPINE/ENT Travel and Lodging

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Grant funds paid to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital for Dr. Rick Friedman's hotel/lodging.

STRYKER CORPORATION MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Jan 18, 2014 $350

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Food and Beverage MED-EL CORPORATION
Feb 11, 2014 $343

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Travel and Lodging MED-EL CORPORATION
Oct 6, 2014 $337

CMF OTHER Travel and Lodging OSTEOMED LLC
Oct 4, 2014 $325

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Travel and Lodging MED-EL CORPORATION
Jul 10, 2014 $243

BAHA NUCLEUS Travel and Lodging

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Travel related to educational conference

COCHLEAR AMERICAS
Mar 20, 2014 $200

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Food and Beverage MED-EL CORPORATION
Mar 21, 2014 $153

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Food and Beverage MED-EL CORPORATION
Sep 19, 2014 $149

BAHA NUCLEUS Food and Beverage

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Food expense associated with business interaction

COCHLEAR AMERICAS
Nov 18, 2016 $142

BAHA NUCLEUS Food and Beverage

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Food expense associated with business interaction

COCHLEAR AMERICAS
Mar 21, 2014 $141

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Food and Beverage MED-EL CORPORATION
Oct 24, 2014 $134

SPINE-PRIMALOK SP Travel and Lodging OSTEOMED LLC
Mar 22, 2014 $131

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Food and Beverage MED-EL CORPORATION
Feb 12, 2016 $125

ANSPACH Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Feb 14, 2014 $124

NEURO SPINE ENT Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Sep 29, 2013 $122

POWER TOOLS Food and Beverage DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Oct 11, 2013 $120

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Food and Beverage MED-EL CORPORATION
Feb 14, 2014 $116

ANSPACH ELECTRIC SYSTEM Food and Beverage

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DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
May 15, 2014 $109

HIRESOLUTION BIONIC EAR SYSTEM Food and Beverage ADVANCED BIONICS, LLC AMEX
Jan 31, 2015 $103

POWER TOOLS-ANSPACH ELECTRIC S Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Mar 20, 2015 $100

NEURO/SPINE/ENT Travel and Lodging

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Grant funds paid to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital for Dr. Rick Friedman's ground transportation.

STRYKER CORPORATION MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Feb 24, 2016 $99

BAHA NUCLEUS Food and Beverage

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Food expense associated with business interaction

COCHLEAR AMERICAS
Jun 8, 2016 $93

ANSPACH Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Mar 14, 2014 $90

BAHA NUCLEUS Food and Beverage

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Food expense associated with business interaction

COCHLEAR AMERICAS
Feb 2, 2015 $88

POWER TOOLS-ANSPACH ELECTRIC S Food and Beverage

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DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Oct 23, 2014 $83

OSTEOVATION Food and Beverage OSTEOMED LLC
Apr 9, 2014 $79

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Food and Beverage MED-EL CORPORATION
Jan 16, 2014 $79

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Travel and Lodging MED-EL CORPORATION
May 20, 2016 $75

ANSPACH Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Dec 4, 2014 $75

HIRESOLUTION BIONIC EAR SYSTEM Food and Beverage ADVANCED BIONICS, LLC AMEX
Sep 17, 2014 $74

BAHA NUCLEUS Travel and Lodging

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Travel related to educational conference

COCHLEAR AMERICAS
Jan 18, 2014 $69

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Travel and Lodging MED-EL CORPORATION
Mar 4, 2014 $65

ANSPACH ELECTRIC SYSTEM Food and Beverage

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RELATED TO PRODUCT DISCUSSION

DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Aug 11, 2016 $64

OTIPRIO Royalty or License OTONOMY, INC.
Mar 22, 2014 $59

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Travel and Lodging MED-EL CORPORATION
Mar 20, 2014 $58

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Travel and Lodging MED-EL CORPORATION
Oct 28, 2015 $54

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Food and Beverage MED-EL CORPORATION
Oct 23, 2014 $47

NEURO Education OSTEOMED LLC
Sep 5, 2014 $44

BAHA NUCLEUS Travel and Lodging

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Travel related to educational conference

COCHLEAR AMERICAS
Sep 7, 2014 $40

BAHA NUCLEUS Travel and Lodging

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Travel related to educational conference

COCHLEAR AMERICAS
Aug 25, 2015 $36

POWER TOOLS Food and Beverage

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DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Aug 2, 2014 $33

PONTO BONE ANCHORED HEARING SYSTEM Food and Beverage OTICON MEDICAL, LLC
May 19, 2014 $32

ANSPACH ELECTRIC SYSTEM Food and Beverage

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DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Mar 21, 2014 $30

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Travel and Lodging MED-EL CORPORATION
Feb 15, 2014 $29

OSTEOVATION Food and Beverage OSTEOMED LLC
Oct 5, 2014 $28

MED-EL MAESTRO COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM Travel and Lodging MED-EL CORPORATION
Jan 31, 2015 $27

POWER TOOLS-ANSPACH ELECTRIC S Food and Beverage

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DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Feb 1, 2015 $26

POWER TOOLS-ANSPACH ELECTRIC S Food and Beverage

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DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Sep 6, 2014 $26

BAHA NUCLEUS Gift

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Book provided as part of an educational conference

COCHLEAR AMERICAS
Sep 21, 2014 $24

ANSPACH ELECTRIC SYSTEM Food and Beverage

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DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Dec 9, 2014 $23

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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Informational Meal

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Feb 3, 2015 $22

POWER TOOLS-ANSPACH ELECTRIC S Food and Beverage

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DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Oct 22, 2013 $21

CIPRODEX Food and Beverage ALCON LABORATORIES INC
Nov 18, 2016 $19

BAHA NUCLEUS Food and Beverage

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Food expense associated with business interaction

COCHLEAR AMERICAS
Oct 24, 2014 $13

NEURO-OTHER Food and Beverage OSTEOMED LLC
Jun 8, 2016 $9

ANSPACH Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Oct 24, 2014 $9

POWER-OSTEOPOWER Food and Beverage OSTEOMED LLC
Mar 14, 2014 $7

BAHA NUCLEUS Travel and Lodging

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Travel related to product training

COCHLEAR AMERICAS
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