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CHRISTOPHER J FRIEND
Is This Your Doctor?

CHRISTOPHER J FRIEND

Listed Specialty: Diagnostic Radiology
200 W ARBOR DR, SAN DIEGO, CA, 92103-9000
Is This Your Doctor?

CHRISTOPHER FRIEND,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

7

payments

$307

payment total

6

companies paid this doctor
2015

2

payments

$36

payment total

1

company paid this doctor
2014

4

payments

$116

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2013

1

payment

$16

payment total

1

company 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
Food and Beverage
6 $196
Food and Beverage
4 $116
Education
1 $110
Food and Beverage
2 $36
Food and Beverage
1 $16

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
IVS VERTEBRAL AUGMENTATION PRODUCTS

device

$110
VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS

device

$102
COOK MEDICAL ZILVER PTX

device

$27
IVS IVAS

device

$20
MYNXGRIP VASCULAR CLOSURE DEVICE

device

$19
ELIQUIS

drug

$14
CERTUS 140 MICROWAVE ABLATION SYSTEM

device

$14
† 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
PERIPHERAL INTERVENTION - CATHETERS

device

$18
PI - ZILVER PTX

device

$18
† 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
OPTION

device

$50
ENDOVASCULAR

device

$40
INTERVENTIONAL PRODUCT

drug

$27
CARDIOVASCULAR

device

$18
† 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
BIOPATCH

device

$16
† 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
Nov 1, 2016 $110

IVS VERTEBRAL AUGMENTATION PRODUCTS Education STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 3, 2016 $102

VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Mar 26, 2014 $50

OPTION Food and Beverage ARGON MEDICAL DEVICES, INC.
Sep 1, 2016 $27

COOK MEDICAL ZILVER PTX Food and Beverage COOK INCORPORATED
May 14, 2014 $27

INTERVENTIONAL PRODUCT Food and Beverage TERUMO MEDICAL CORPORATION
Mar 28, 2014 $21

ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CORDIS CORPORATION
Oct 4, 2016 $20

IVS IVAS Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 29, 2016 $19

MYNXGRIP VASCULAR CLOSURE DEVICE Food and Beverage CARDINAL HEALTH 200, LLC
Mar 14, 2014 $18

CARDIOVASCULAR ENDOVASCULAR Food and Beverage

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CORDIS CORPORATION
Oct 14, 2015 $18

PERIPHERAL INTERVENTION - CATHETERS 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
Oct 7, 2015 $18

PI - ZILVER PTX 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
Oct 30, 2013 $16

BIOPATCH Food and Beverage ETHICON INC.
Sep 22, 2016 $14

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Feb 4, 2016 $14

CERTUS 140 MICROWAVE ABLATION SYSTEM Food and Beverage NEUWAVE MEDICAL, INC.
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