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MICHAEL T LAWTON
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MICHAEL T LAWTON

Listed Specialty: Neurological Surgery
2910 N 3RD AVE, PHOENIX, AZ, 85013-4434
* Note: This physician had a California practice address when the most recent payments were reported.
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DR. MICHAEL LAWTON,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

28

payments

$74,283

payment total

6

companies paid this doctor
2015

14

payments

$70,571

payment total

7

companies paid this doctor
2014

27

payments

$31,139

payment total

7

companies paid this doctor
2013

7

payments

$1,818

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
5 $53,700
Consulting
2 $30,050
Consulting
3 $24,725
Travel and Lodging
11 $19,835
Royalty or License
2 $17,951
Travel and Lodging
2 $12,928
Nonaccredited Training
2 $5,473
Nonaccredited Training
2 $3,500
Nonaccredited Training
1 $3,281
Travel and Lodging
4 $1,855
Nonaccredited Training
1 $1,500
Food and Beverage
11 $974
Food and Beverage
17 $959
Food and Beverage
6 $662
Food and Beverage
5 $213
Education
1 $105
Gift
1 $100

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
NEURO

device

$16,406
OPMI PENTERO

device

$15,129
TRENION 3D HD

device

$14,800
UNIVERSAL NEURO III

device

$546
YASARGIL ANEURYSM CLIPS

device

$122
† 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
OPMI PENTERO

device

$30,487
TRENION 3D HD

device

$26,000
OPMI PENTERO 900

device

$26,000
NEURO

device

$11,826
MEDPOR

device

$2,500
MAXFACE

device

$2,500
OTHER

device

$500
CRANIAL SURGERY

device

$168
HIGH SPEED SURGICAL DRILLS AND TOOLS

device

$90
† 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

device

$26,411
OTHER

device

$16,144
BIOMATERIALS

device

$9,700
NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

device

$400
CRANIAL RECONSTRUCTION/FIXATION

device

$167
OPMI PENTERO 900 FOR NEUROSURGERY

device

$117
ANSPACH ELECTRIC SYSTEM

device

$113
MEDPOR

device

$83
NEUROSURGERY

device

$81
NEURO SPINE ENT

device

$75
IMAGE GUIDED SURGERY PRODUCTS

device

$57
CERVICAL

device

$38
† 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
MEDPOR

device

$169
NEURO

device

$124
XARELTO

drug

$25
† 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 17, 2015 $26,000

OPMI PENTERO 900 TRENION 3D HD Consulting

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Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc has contractual agreements with physicians to consult, validate or participate in research activities. Q1 and Q2 2015 Consulting Fees

CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $15,250

NEURO Consulting STRYKER CORPORATION
Jul 22, 2016 $14,800

OPMI PENTERO TRENION 3D HD Consulting

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Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc has contractual agreements with physicians to consult, validate or participate in research activities. This payment is for FY 2016 Q1 and Q2 consulting services.

CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC.
Nov 14, 2014 $14,625

NEURO OTHER Consulting STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 20, 2015 $12,800

OPMI PENTERO Consulting

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Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc has contractual agreements with physicians to consult, validate or participate in research activities. 4th Quarter Payment for Service Provided

CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC.
Dec 18, 2015 $12,400

OPMI PENTERO Consulting

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Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc has contractual agreements with physicians to consult, validate or participate in research activities. Quarterly Payment for services provided in Q3 April through June 2015.

CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC.
Jul 21, 2016 $10,290

No Listed Product Royalty or License MIZUHO AMERICA, INC.
Jan 9, 2014 $9,700

BIOMATERIALS NEURO Consulting STRYKER CORPORATION
Jul 27, 2016 $9,138

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging B. BRAUN AESCULAP JAPAN CO., LTD.
Jan 14, 2016 $7,661

No Listed Product Royalty or License MIZUHO AMERICA, INC.
Jun 2, 2015 $7,641

NEURO Travel and Lodging B. BRAUN MEDICAL OY
Jun 5, 2016 $7,224

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging B. BRAUN MEDICAL OY
Nov 4, 2015 $5,287

OPMI PENTERO Travel and Lodging

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Physicians sometimes have to travel during the course of doing business with Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc. They are either provided or reimbursed for their travel. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or product training session. Travel expenses are recorded at the time of payment is issued, not the time of travel. The destination of this travel was Shanghai CN

CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC.
Jun 2, 2015 $3,281

NEURO Nonaccredited Training B. BRAUN MEDICAL OY
Jul 22, 2016 $3,200

No Listed Product Nonaccredited 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 event took place at a Zeiss lunch symposium in Shanghai, China from December 2

CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC.
Apr 4, 2014 $3,000

No Listed Product Nonaccredited Training

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American Assoc of Neurological Surgeons April 7 2014

CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC.
Jun 10, 2016 $2,273

No Listed Product Nonaccredited Training B. BRAUN MEDICAL OY
Jul 9, 2015 $2,000

MAXFACE MEDPOR Consulting STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 7, 2013 $1,500

No Listed Product Nonaccredited Training CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC.
Apr 13, 2016 $917

NEURO Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Oct 16, 2014 $836

NEURO Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 13, 2014 $806

NEURO OTHER Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 5, 2016 $711

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging B. BRAUN MEDICAL OY
Jul 27, 2016 $521

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging B. BRAUN AESCULAP JAPAN CO., LTD.
Sep 25, 2014 $500

OTHER Nonaccredited Training

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Educational grant to AANS used to fund speakers selected by AANS for 2014 Endovascular and Vascular Techniques for Senior Residents

DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Dec 17, 2015 $500

MAXFACE MEDPOR NEURO OTHER Consulting STRYKER CORPORATION
May 8, 2014 $400

NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Consulting STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 2, 2015 $349

NEURO Food and Beverage B. BRAUN MEDICAL OY
Jun 3, 2016 $331

UNIVERSAL NEURO III Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Jan 29, 2016 $329

OPMI PENTERO Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians sometimes have to travel during the course of doing business with Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc. They are either provided or reimbursed for their travel. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or product training session. Travel expenses are recorded at the time of payment is issued, not the time of travel. The destination of this travel was Shanghai.

CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC.
Jul 27, 2016 $282

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging B. BRAUN AESCULAP JAPAN CO., LTD.
Sep 25, 2016 $222

No Listed Product Food and Beverage MIZUHO AMERICA, INC.
Jul 27, 2016 $172

No Listed Product Food and Beverage B. BRAUN AESCULAP JAPAN CO., LTD.
Apr 24, 2014 $167

CRANIAL RECONSTRUCTION/FIXATION Food and Beverage

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INDIRECT VALUE TRANSFER EDUCATIONAL GRANT TO AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGEONS USED TO PROVIDE MEALS AT SNS JUNIOR RESIDENT COURSES

DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC. American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Apr 29, 2016 $164

No Listed Product Food and Beverage MIZUHO AMERICA, INC.
Jun 10, 2016 $143

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging B. BRAUN MEDICAL OY
Jun 4, 2016 $141

NEURO Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Apr 7, 2014 $117

OPMI PENTERO 900 FOR NEUROSURGERY Food and Beverage

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AANS April 7 2014 San Francisco CA

CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC.
Apr 8, 2014 $113

ANSPACH ELECTRIC SYSTEM Food and Beverage

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RELATED TO PRODUCT DISCUSSION

DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Nov 13, 2014 $111

NEURO OTHER Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Feb 18, 2016 $110

YASARGIL ANEURYSM CLIPS Food and Beverage AESCULAP, INC.
Dec 13, 2013 $107

MEDPOR Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 3, 2016 $106

UNIVERSAL NEURO III Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Dec 2, 2013 $105

NEURO Education STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 14, 2014 $101

NEURO OTHER Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Apr 7, 2014 $100

No Listed Product Gift

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AANS April 7 2014 San Francisco CA Includes Complimentary Book

CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC.
Jun 2, 2016 $98

NEURO Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 17, 2015 $92

CRANIAL SURGERY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Oct 29, 2015 $90

HIGH SPEED SURGICAL DRILLS AND TOOLS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Jun 25, 2014 $81

No Listed Product Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC, INC.
Apr 8, 2014 $81

NEUROSURGERY Food and Beverage

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RELATED TO PRODUCT TRAINING ACTIVITY

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jun 8, 2016 $80

No Listed Product Food and Beverage B. BRAUN MEDICAL OY
Apr 2, 2015 $77

CRANIAL SURGERY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Nov 13, 2014 $75

NEURO SPINE ENT Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Sep 11, 2014 $57

IMAGE GUIDED SURGERY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Aug 9, 2014 $52

NEURO Food and Beverage AESCULAP, INC.
Jun 3, 2015 $43

NEURO Food and Beverage AESCULAP AG
Dec 13, 2013 $39

MEDPOR Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jan 21, 2014 $38

CERVICAL Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 4, 2016 $36

UNIVERSAL NEURO III Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Feb 12, 2014 $32

NEURO Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 4, 2016 $29

UNIVERSAL NEURO III Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jun 3, 2016 $25

UNIVERSAL NEURO III Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Aug 14, 2013 $25

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Dec 13, 2013 $23

MEDPOR Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Feb 12, 2014 $23

NEURO Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Feb 12, 2014 $23

NEURO Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 14, 2014 $23

MEDPOR NEURO Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 14, 2014 $23

MEDPOR NEURO Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 14, 2014 $20

MEDPOR NEURO Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Oct 18, 2013 $19

NEURO Food and Beverage AESCULAP, INC.
Aug 27, 2014 $18

NEURO Food and Beverage AESCULAP, INC.
Jun 3, 2016 $18

UNIVERSAL NEURO III Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 14, 2014 $17

MEDPOR NEURO Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 15, 2016 $12

YASARGIL ANEURYSM CLIPS Food and Beverage AESCULAP, INC.
Apr 1, 2015 $12

NEURO Food and Beverage AESCULAP, INC.
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