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CARL H WIERKS
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CARL H WIERKS

Listed Specialty: Sports Medicine
1000 E PARIS AVE SE STE 215, GRAND RAPIDS, MI, 49546-3680
Is This Your Doctor?

DR. CARL WIERKS,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

29

payments

$34,331

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2015

45

payments

$21,551

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2014

22

payments

$8,972

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2013

3

payments

$8,763

payment total

2

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
9 $30,006
Promotional Speaking/Other
5 $12,471
Promotional Speaking/Other
2 $8,750
Promotional Speaking/Other
2 $6,582
Travel and Lodging
16 $6,576
Travel and Lodging
6 $2,301
Travel and Lodging
9 $2,148
Food and Beverage
19 $1,355
Royalty or License
4 $1,143
Food and Beverage
10 $882
Royalty or License
4 $848
Consulting
1 $300
Food and Beverage
9 $209
Royalty or License
2 $32
Food and Beverage
1 $13

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
MOBILE BEARING HIP SYSTEM

device

$1,204
KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS HIP PUSHLOCKS

device

$1,143
ACCOLADE

device

$587
MAKOPLASTY

device

$8
† 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
KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY

device

$16,100
SPORTS MED HIP

device

$3,324
HIPS

device

$1,848
KNEES

device

$1,183
ROBOTICS

device

$515
ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES

device

$126
SPORTS MED SHOULDER

device

$73
† 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
KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY

device

$6,878
JOINT PRESERVATION

device

$1,277
ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES

device

$557
SPORTS MED HIP

device

$193
SPORTS MED KNEE

device

$165
SPORTS MED SHOULDER

device

$165
NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

device

$40
ULTRASOUND BONE HEALING

device

$26
† 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
ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES

device

$4,725
ARTHROPLASTY

device

$4,025
INTERVENTIONAL SPINE

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
Jan 28, 2016 $11,375

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $9,250

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 30, 2015 $9,250

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jan 28, 2016 $8,750

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 31, 2014 $6,500

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Aug 1, 2013 $4,725

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Aug 1, 2013 $4,025

ARTHROPLASTY Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 30, 2015 $2,875

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jan 14, 2015 $1,472

SPORTS MED HIP Travel and Lodging SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Jan 14, 2015 $1,042

SPORTS MED HIP Travel and Lodging SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
May 6, 2016 $829

MOBILE BEARING HIP SYSTEM Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Sep 11, 2014 $679

JOINT PRESERVATION Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Sep 24, 2015 $584

HIPS KNEES Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 9, 2014 $557

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Aug 21, 2015 $550

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 20, 2016 $495

No Listed Product Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 18, 2015 $484

HIPS ROBOTICS Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Aug 20, 2015 $415

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 18, 2015 $412

HIPS KNEES Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 15, 2016 $399

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS HIP PUSHLOCKS Royalty or License ARTHREX, INC.
May 5, 2016 $393

ACCOLADE Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Mar 25, 2016 $390

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Feb 11, 2015 $362

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Aug 15, 2016 $361

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS HIP PUSHLOCKS Royalty or License ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 20, 2016 $354

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Feb 13, 2015 $352

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Royalty or License ARTHREX, INC.
Sep 11, 2014 $339

JOINT PRESERVATION Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Jan 29, 2015 $300

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Consulting ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 24, 2015 $278

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Aug 14, 2015 $271

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Royalty or License ARTHREX, INC.
Jan 14, 2015 $226

SPORTS MED HIP Travel and Lodging SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Feb 12, 2016 $223

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS HIP PUSHLOCKS Royalty or License ARTHREX, INC.
Mar 17, 2015 $217

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Mar 17, 2015 $209

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
May 6, 2016 $190

MOBILE BEARING HIP SYSTEM Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Jul 30, 2015 $173

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Dec 19, 2014 $165

SPORTS MED HIP SPORTS MED KNEE SPORTS MED SHOULDER Travel and Lodging SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Jan 28, 2016 $162

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
May 13, 2016 $161

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS HIP PUSHLOCKS Royalty or License ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 24, 2015 $158

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Jan 16, 2015 $151

SPORTS MED HIP Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
May 5, 2016 $147

ACCOLADE Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Sep 11, 2014 $147

JOINT PRESERVATION Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Jan 15, 2015 $145

SPORTS MED HIP Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Apr 24, 2016 $144

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Oct 9, 2015 $136

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Nov 13, 2015 $124

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Royalty or License ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $121

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $118

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 18, 2015 $115

HIPS Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Apr 30, 2015 $110

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Oct 24, 2015 $107

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
May 15, 2015 $101

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Royalty or License ARTHREX, INC.
Sep 24, 2015 $100

HIPS KNEES Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Jul 11, 2014 $98

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Nov 13, 2015 $98

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jan 16, 2015 $97

SPORTS MED HIP Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Jan 28, 2016 $96

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
May 6, 2016 $96

MOBILE BEARING HIP SYSTEM Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jan 15, 2015 $93

SPORTS MED HIP Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Mar 26, 2015 $83

No Listed Product Food and Beverage DJO, LLC
Jul 31, 2014 $82

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 27, 2014 $79

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jan 17, 2015 $73

SPORTS MED HIP SPORTS MED SHOULDER Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Jan 28, 2016 $73

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 30, 2015 $64

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jan 28, 2016 $60

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Oct 8, 2014 $59

JOINT PRESERVATION Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 30, 2014 $59

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Feb 28, 2014 $40

NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 20, 2015 $40

KNEES Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 19, 2015 $38

HIPS Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
May 6, 2016 $37

MOBILE BEARING HIP SYSTEM Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 2, 2015 $36

HIPS Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
May 20, 2015 $31

HIPS ROBOTICS Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 20, 2015 $31

KNEES Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 19, 2015 $31

HIPS Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Mar 17, 2015 $28

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Nov 10, 2015 $28

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 27, 2014 $28

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Sep 12, 2014 $28

JOINT PRESERVATION Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
May 6, 2016 $28

ACCOLADE Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Aug 15, 2014 $28

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Royalty or License ARTHREX, INC.
Sep 11, 2014 $26

JOINT PRESERVATION Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
May 5, 2016 $25

MOBILE BEARING HIP SYSTEM Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jan 17, 2015 $25

SPORTS MED HIP Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
May 4, 2015 $21

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
May 6, 2016 $19

ACCOLADE Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jul 25, 2014 $18

SPORTS MED HIP Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
May 6, 2016 $16

MOBILE BEARING HIP SYSTEM Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Sep 24, 2015 $16

HIPS KNEES Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
May 14, 2014 $16

ULTRASOUND BONE HEALING Food and Beverage BIOVENTUS LLC
Oct 17, 2013 $13

INTERVENTIONAL SPINE Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
May 14, 2014 $11

ULTRASOUND BONE HEALING Food and Beverage BIOVENTUS LLC
May 8, 2016 $11

MOBILE BEARING HIP SYSTEM Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jan 28, 2016 $8

MAKOPLASTY Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Dec 19, 2014 $7

SPORTS MED HIP Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Nov 14, 2014 $5

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Royalty or License ARTHREX, INC.
Dec 19, 2014 $3

SPORTS MED HIP Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
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