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SAMUEL K CHO
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SAMUEL K CHO

Listed Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
622 W 168TH ST, PH-11, NEW YORK, NY, 10032-3720
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DR. SAMUEL CHO,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

65

payments

$109,816

payment total

9

companies paid this doctor
2015

22

payments

$9,650

payment total

6

companies paid this doctor
2014

35

payments

$20,096

payment total

7

companies paid this doctor
2013

4

payments

$492

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
Consulting
9 $72,774
Promotional Speaking/Other
5 $29,545
Consulting
3 $13,999
Travel and Lodging
7 $4,712
Travel and Lodging
17 $4,160
Consulting
1 $4,000
Promotional Speaking/Other
1 $2,822
Food and Beverage
32 $1,837
Travel and Lodging
7 $1,789
Accredited Training
1 $1,500
Food and Beverage
24 $1,485
Food and Beverage
14 $939
Food and Beverage
4 $492

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
UNIVERSAL CLAMP

device

$38,446
TIMBERLINE

device

$24,954
CD HORIZON

device

$14,129
XIA

device

$13,600
INFIX

device

$12,875
TRABECULAR METAL INTERBODY

device

$12,875
POLARIS S.S. SPINAL SYSTEM

device

$12,875
VIRAGE

device

$12,041
LINEUM POSTERIOR CERVICAL

device

$12,000
POLARIS POSTERIOR SPINAL SYSTEM

device

$12,000
CREO

device

$11,743
MAXAN CERVICAL SYSTEM

device

$7,130
ZYSTON INTERBODY

device

$6,625
ACCUVISION MIS

device

$6,625
BALLISTA MIS

device

$6,625
C THRU SPACER

device

$6,625
ALTERA

device

$4,868
EXPEDIUM

device

$4,674
OPMI PENTERO 900

device

$1,500
POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM

device

$959
DYNESYS

device

$500
PRODUCT PORTFOLIO

device

$157
MOBI C

device

$130
INFUSE

device

$123
ELIQUIS

drug

$117
CREO COBALT CHROME

device

$102
HCTP

drug

$19
† 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
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$4,346
SPINE

device

$2,747
CERVICAL

device

$2,342
MIS/LATERAL

device

$232
TITAN SPINE ENDOSKELETON INTERBODY DEVICE

device

$170
ORTHO-SHOULDER

device

$114
CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES

device

$46
† 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
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$11,562
SPINE

device

$5,412
THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES

device

$2,855
BIOLOGICS

device

$136
PAIN MANAGEMENT

device

$132
† 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
SPINE

device

$262
CERVICOTHORACIC

device

$121
INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS

device

$121
† 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
Apr 29, 2016 $22,000

UNIVERSAL CLAMP Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Mar 16, 2016 $13,600

XIA Consulting STRYKER CORPORATION
Apr 14, 2016 $13,114

CD HORIZON Promotional Speaking/Other MEDTRONIC USA, INC. Blue Wolf Group Llc
Mar 4, 2016 $12,875

INFIX POLARIS S.S. SPINAL SYSTEM TIMBERLINE TRABECULAR METAL INTERBODY UNIVERSAL CLAMP Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Sep 10, 2014 $8,050

THORACOLUMBAR Consulting STRYKER CORPORATION
Sep 17, 2016 $6,650

CREO Promotional Speaking/Other GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Jun 28, 2016 $6,625

ACCUVISION MIS BALLISTA MIS C THRU SPACER MAXAN CERVICAL SYSTEM ZYSTON INTERBODY Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jun 21, 2016 $6,000

LINEUM POSTERIOR CERVICAL POLARIS POSTERIOR SPINAL SYSTEM TIMBERLINE VIRAGE Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jun 21, 2016 $6,000

LINEUM POSTERIOR CERVICAL POLARIS POSTERIOR SPINAL SYSTEM TIMBERLINE VIRAGE Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Nov 12, 2016 $4,750

ALTERA Promotional Speaking/Other GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 17, 2016 $4,513

CREO Promotional Speaking/Other GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Jun 10, 2015 $4,000

THORACOLUMBAR Consulting STRYKER CORPORATION
Mar 14, 2016 $3,674

EXPEDIUM Consulting DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Mar 6, 2014 $3,150

THORACOLUMBAR Consulting STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 11, 2014 $2,822

THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES Promotional Speaking/Other MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC. Blue Wolf Group Llc
Sep 22, 2014 $2,799

SPINE Consulting DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Nov 5, 2015 $2,143

CERVICAL Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 18, 2016 $1,500

UNIVERSAL CLAMP Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. Chospine
Dec 9, 2016 $1,500

OPMI PENTERO 900 Accredited Training

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Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc provides physicians with training on the use of our products and devices, which can be complex and takes practice to master. Training ensures that physicians understand the capabilities and limitations of a product or device before using it on a patient. We provide reasonable and necessary travel, lodging and meals for physicians who attend or teach at these courses, activities, or events. This payment is for speaking fees for the North American Spine Society meeting in Bo

CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC.
Jun 3, 2016 $903

POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jun 28, 2014 $894

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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Related to Product Training Activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Mar 19, 2015 $790

SPINE Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 29, 2015 $728

SPINE Travel and Lodging GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 21, 2015 $580

SPINE Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Feb 17, 2016 $519

CD HORIZON Promotional Speaking/Other MEDTRONIC USA, INC. Blue Wolf Group Llc
Sep 16, 2016 $502

CREO Travel and Lodging GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 30, 2016 $500

DYNESYS UNIVERSAL CLAMP Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. CHO SPINE
Aug 1, 2014 $447

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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Related to Product Training Activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Dec 8, 2016 $445

UNIVERSAL CLAMP Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. Chospine
Jan 15, 2016 $396

EXPEDIUM Travel and Lodging

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 15, 2016 $376

UNIVERSAL CLAMP Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. Chospine
Jul 31, 2014 $330

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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Related to Product Training Activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 19, 2015 $273

SPINE Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
May 6, 2016 $264

MAXAN CERVICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Dec 18, 2016 $247

UNIVERSAL CLAMP Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. Chospine
May 6, 2016 $241

MAXAN CERVICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 21, 2015 $170

TITAN SPINE ENDOSKELETON INTERBODY DEVICE Food and Beverage TITAN SPINE, LLC
Dec 16, 2016 $164

UNIVERSAL CLAMP Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Mar 31, 2016 $157

CD HORIZON Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Nov 13, 2014 $146

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Nov 30, 2013 $144

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Sep 11, 2014 $144

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Jan 15, 2016 $141

EXPEDIUM Travel and Lodging

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jul 1, 2014 $137

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Feb 6, 2014 $132

PAIN MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Sep 20, 2016 $130

MOBI C Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jan 14, 2016 $130

EXPEDIUM Travel and Lodging

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Aug 28, 2014 $124

SPINE 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.
Oct 1, 2015 $124

MIS/LATERAL THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Sep 22, 2016 $123

INFUSE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Jan 14, 2016 $123

EXPEDIUM Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Oct 19, 2016 $123

UNIVERSAL CLAMP Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. Chospine
Dec 2, 2016 $123

PRODUCT PORTFOLIO Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. Chospine
Dec 12, 2013 $121

CERVICOTHORACIC INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 12, 2016 $118

ALTERA Food and Beverage GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 31, 2013 $118

SPINE 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.
Apr 15, 2014 $118

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Feb 18, 2016 $117

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage E.R. SQUIBB & SONS, L.L.C.
Feb 24, 2015 $114

ORTHO-SHOULDER THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Sep 24, 2013 $109

No Listed Product Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Sep 29, 2015 $108

MIS/LATERAL THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 5, 2015 $104

CERVICAL Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 30, 2016 $102

CREO COBALT CHROME Food and Beverage GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 1, 2014 $102

SPINE Food and Beverage

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Related to Product Training Activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
May 20, 2014 $100

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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Related to Product Training Activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Mar 19, 2015 $98

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
May 27, 2014 $95

BIOLOGICS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Nov 7, 2015 $94

CERVICAL Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Jan 14, 2016 $94

EXPEDIUM Travel and Lodging

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Apr 2, 2016 $88

CD HORIZON Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Nov 20, 2015 $87

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Dec 18, 2016 $84

UNIVERSAL CLAMP Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. Chospine
Sep 12, 2014 $82

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Dec 17, 2016 $80

UNIVERSAL CLAMP Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. Chospine
Sep 18, 2016 $79

CREO Travel and Lodging GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Apr 1, 2016 $77

CD HORIZON Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Apr 11, 2014 $67

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Mar 20, 2015 $64

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 2, 2016 $58

CD HORIZON Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Apr 1, 2016 $57

CD HORIZON Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Mar 17, 2015 $46

CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Dec 2, 2016 $41

VIRAGE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Aug 1, 2014 $39

SPINE Food and Beverage

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Related to Product Training Activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Mar 6, 2014 $38

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Jan 15, 2016 $35

EXPEDIUM Travel and Lodging

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 15, 2016 $34

PRODUCT PORTFOLIO Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. Chospine
Apr 12, 2014 $32

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 8, 2016 $30

TIMBERLINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 2, 2016 $29

CD HORIZON Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Mar 21, 2015 $29

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Sep 22, 2014 $28

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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Related to bonafide consulting activity

DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Mar 20, 2015 $28

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Mar 21, 2015 $28

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Dec 18, 2016 $27

UNIVERSAL CLAMP Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. Chospine
Dec 18, 2016 $27

UNIVERSAL CLAMP Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. Chospine
Sep 10, 2014 $26

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 4, 2014 $26

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Sep 9, 2014 $26

BIOLOGICS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Mar 14, 2016 $26

EXPEDIUM Travel and Lodging

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Related to bona-fide consulting activity

DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Jun 8, 2016 $26

TIMBERLINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. Chospine
Oct 25, 2014 $24

THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
May 5, 2016 $24

POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jul 28, 2014 $24

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jan 15, 2016 $23

EXPEDIUM Food and Beverage

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jun 8, 2016 $19

TIMBERLINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. Chospine
Sep 12, 2014 $19

SPINE 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.
Mar 20, 2015 $19

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Feb 18, 2016 $19

HCTP Food and Beverage CTL MEDICAL CORPORATION
Apr 11, 2014 $17

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Apr 12, 2014 $17

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Apr 1, 2016 $16

CD HORIZON Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
May 5, 2016 $16

POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
May 5, 2016 $16

POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jan 15, 2016 $15

EXPEDIUM Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jan 17, 2014 $15

BIOLOGICS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Oct 29, 2015 $14

SPINE Food and Beverage GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Apr 1, 2016 $14

CD HORIZON Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Jan 15, 2016 $11

EXPEDIUM Food and Beverage

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Dec 8, 2015 $9

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 25, 2014 $9

THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Apr 12, 2014 $7

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Apr 12, 2014 $7

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jan 15, 2016 $7

EXPEDIUM Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jun 6, 2016 $4

TIMBERLINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Dec 5, 2014 $3

SPINE 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.
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