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JAMES A BUTTS
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JAMES A BUTTS

Listed Specialty: Surgery
725 JESSE JEWELL PKWY SE, GAINESVILLE, GA, 30501-3834
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JAMES BUTTS,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

12

payments

$1,838

payment total

8

companies paid this doctor
2015

14

payments

$304

payment total

7

companies paid this doctor
2014

14

payments

$507

payment total

9

companies paid this doctor
2013

15

payments

$3,438

payment total

7

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
2 $3,000
Consulting
1 $1,400
Food and Beverage
14 $507
Food and Beverage
13 $438
Food and Beverage
11 $438
Food and Beverage
14 $304

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
RELIATACK

device

$1,400
PARIETEX

device

$135
OFIRMEV

drug

$62
EXPAREL

drug

$45
ECHELON FLEX STAPLER

device

$34
THUNDERBEAT

device

$18
PK

device

$18
FREESTYLE LITE SYSTEM

device

$17
ALLODERM

device

$15
† 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
OFIRMEV

drug

$84
DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM

device

$67
SYNTHETIC MESH

device

$49
SOFT TISSUE MECHANICAL

device

$27
DIABETES CARE

device

$22
ALLODERM

device

$16
SUPREP

drug

$14
STRATTICE

device

$13
PREPOPIK

drug

$11
† 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
PINPOINT

device

$237
SPY

device

$237
LUNA

device

$237
SYNTHETIC MESH

device

$95
STRATTICE

device

$39
ENERGY HARMONIC

device

$32
MESH

device

$25
PREPOPIK

drug

$24
XARTEMIS XR

drug

$22
EXPAREL

drug

$15
PATIENT MANAGEMENT - DATA CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS

device

$10
ENDO STAPLING

device

$7
† 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
SOFT TISSUE MECHANICAL

device

$3,000
BIOLOGIC MESH

device

$101
SYNTHETIC MESH

device

$89
SURGICAL ADHESION BARRIER

device

$77
DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM

device

$73
MESH

device

$28
SURGICAL

device

$24
OFIRMEV

drug

$23
ENDO STAPLING

device

$12
WOUND MATRIX

device

$12
† 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 6, 2013 $1,500

SOFT TISSUE MECHANICAL Promotional Speaking/Other COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Aug 9, 2013 $1,500

SOFT TISSUE MECHANICAL Promotional Speaking/Other COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Mar 30, 2016 $1,400

RELIATACK Consulting COVIDIEN LP
Jan 31, 2014 $237

LUNA PINPOINT SPY Food and Beverage NOVADAQ TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Mar 28, 2016 $123

PARIETEX Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Mar 15, 2016 $111

No Listed Product Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Sep 20, 2013 $101

BIOLOGIC MESH Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Mar 5, 2014 $95

SYNTHETIC MESH Food and Beverage COVIDIEN LP
Aug 13, 2015 $84

OFIRMEV Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Oct 23, 2013 $77

SURGICAL ADHESION BARRIER Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Aug 22, 2013 $73

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Nov 2, 2013 $61

SYNTHETIC MESH Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Apr 25, 2016 $45

EXPAREL Food and Beverage PACIRA PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Mar 31, 2015 $38

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Sep 7, 2016 $34

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Jul 8, 2014 $32

ENERGY HARMONIC Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Sep 6, 2013 $28

MESH Food and Beverage ETHICON INC.
Apr 4, 2014 $25

MESH Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Jun 14, 2016 $25

OFIRMEV Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Apr 1, 2015 $22

DIABETES CARE Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

CTE84 30385391 3394306

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
May 15, 2015 $21

SOFT TISSUE MECHANICAL Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Mar 29, 2016 $21

OFIRMEV Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Aug 11, 2016 $18

PK THUNDERBEAT Food and Beverage OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Mar 31, 2015 $18

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Sep 22, 2016 $17

FREESTYLE LITE SYSTEM Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

CTE84 41112856 3394306

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Feb 7, 2015 $17

SYNTHETIC MESH Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
May 15, 2015 $17

SYNTHETIC MESH Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Jul 9, 2015 $16

ALLODERM Food and Beverage LIFECELL CORPORATION
Feb 9, 2016 $16

OFIRMEV Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Oct 28, 2014 $15

EXPAREL Food and Beverage PACIRA PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Feb 7, 2015 $15

SYNTHETIC MESH Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Nov 8, 2016 $15

ALLODERM Food and Beverage LIFECELL CORPORATION
Oct 10, 2014 $15

STRATTICE Food and Beverage LIFECELL CORPORATION
Mar 31, 2015 $14

SUPREP Food and Beverage BRAINTREE LABORATORIES, INC.
Dec 31, 2013 $14

SYNTHETIC MESH Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Nov 2, 2013 $14

SYNTHETIC MESH Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Mar 24, 2015 $13

STRATTICE Food and Beverage LIFECELL CORPORATION
Apr 22, 2014 $13

STRATTICE Food and Beverage LIFECELL CORPORATION
Sep 13, 2013 $13

OFIRMEV Food and Beverage CADENCE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Sep 23, 2013 $13

SURGICAL Food and Beverage DAVOL INC.
Oct 18, 2013 $12

ENDO STAPLING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Apr 3, 2016 $12

PARIETEX Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Dec 9, 2014 $12

PREPOPIK Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Sep 5, 2013 $12

WOUND MATRIX Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Aug 12, 2014 $12

XARTEMIS XR Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Mar 31, 2015 $12

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Jul 29, 2014 $12

PREPOPIK Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Dec 23, 2014 $11

STRATTICE Food and Beverage LIFECELL CORPORATION
Sep 20, 2013 $11

SURGICAL Food and Beverage DAVOL INC.
Mar 17, 2015 $11

PREPOPIK Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Oct 7, 2014 $11

XARTEMIS XR Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Oct 4, 2014 $10

PATIENT MANAGEMENT - DATA CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Nov 5, 2013 $10

OFIRMEV Food and Beverage CADENCE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Oct 6, 2014 $7

ENDO STAPLING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
May 15, 2015 $6

SOFT TISSUE MECHANICAL Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
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