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HERMAN C LAWSON
Is This Your Doctor?

HERMAN C LAWSON

Listed Specialty: Neurological Surgery
601 SPRUCE ST, SUITE 101, WEST READING, PA, 19611-1443
Is This Your Doctor?

HERMAN LAWSON,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

17

payments

$1,585

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2015

7

payments

$198

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2014

43

payments

$22,567

payment total

8

companies paid this doctor
2013

44

payments

$28,961

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
6 $24,425
Consulting
4 $13,250
Education
1 $4,578
Travel and Lodging
29 $4,099
Travel and Lodging
12 $2,428
Food and Beverage
21 $1,217
Promotional Speaking/Other
5 $1,093
Travel and Lodging
3 $930
Food and Beverage
13 $655
Food and Beverage
9 $436
Food and Beverage
7 $198

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
SYNAPSE

device

$1,136
ACTIVA

device

$214
LIFENET VIVIGEN

device

$153
MOUNTAINEER

device

$124
SKYLINE

device

$124
ACTIFUSE

drug

$49
BENGAL

device

$29
NEURO-MONITORING CATHETERS AND EQUIPMENT

device

$17
LATIS

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
BIOSURGERY - ACTIFUSE

drug

$72
CERVICAL

device

$64
VBA

device

$37
COFLEX-F

device

$31
INTERBODY

device

$18
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$18
ORTHOBIOLOGICS

device

$16
DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION

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.
Product Name Product Type Payments
SPINAL IMPLANTS

device

$15,553
BIOSURGERY - TISSEEL

drug

$4,578
BIOSURGERY - ACTIFUSE

drug

$977
SPINE

device

$129
STALIF-C

device

$55
NEURO-CHRONIC PAIN

device

$54
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$52
DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION

device

$19
NEUROSURGERY

device

$19
VIMPAT

drug

$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
SPINAL IMPLANTS

device

$27,390
SPINAL FUSION DEVICE

device

$1,500
BIOSURGERY - ACTIFUSE

drug

$60
PAIN MANAGEMENT

device

$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.

Payment Details in

When How Much Related To What For From Third Party Payee
Sep 14, 2013 $6,875

SPINAL IMPLANTS Consulting LDR SPINE USA, INC
Nov 2, 2013 $6,500

SPINAL IMPLANTS Consulting LDR SPINE USA, INC
Dec 7, 2013 $5,750

SPINAL IMPLANTS Consulting LDR SPINE USA, INC
Apr 15, 2014 $4,578

BIOSURGERY - TISSEEL Education BAXTER HEALTHCARE
May 16, 2014 $4,500

SPINAL IMPLANTS Consulting LDR SPINE USA, INC
Nov 19, 2013 $3,800

SPINAL IMPLANTS Consulting LDR SPINE USA, INC
Feb 20, 2014 $3,500

SPINAL IMPLANTS Consulting LDR SPINE USA, INC
Feb 20, 2014 $3,375

SPINAL IMPLANTS Consulting LDR SPINE USA, INC
May 16, 2014 $1,875

SPINAL IMPLANTS Consulting LDR SPINE USA, INC
Sep 20, 2013 $1,000

SPINAL FUSION DEVICE Consulting LANX, INC.
Jun 3, 2016 $716

SYNAPSE Travel and Lodging

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Feb 27, 2014 $523

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Nov 8, 2013 $500

SPINAL FUSION DEVICE Consulting LANX, INC.
Mar 4, 2014 $444

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Mar 4, 2014 $444

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
May 15, 2014 $431

BIOSURGERY - ACTIFUSE Travel and Lodging BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Jan 29, 2014 $416

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Oct 18, 2013 $364

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Sep 3, 2013 $360

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Sep 14, 2013 $301

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Mar 7, 2014 $275

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Dec 3, 2013 $258

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Sep 6, 2013 $258

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Dec 4, 2013 $258

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Feb 27, 2014 $250

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Sep 14, 2013 $239

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Nov 18, 2013 $239

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Nov 2, 2013 $232

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
May 15, 2014 $215

BIOSURGERY - ACTIFUSE Food and Beverage BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Nov 19, 2013 $185

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Mar 10, 2014 $173

SPINAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage LDR SPINE USA, INC
Dec 7, 2013 $172

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Jun 4, 2016 $163

SYNAPSE Travel and Lodging

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 12, 2013 $160

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Nov 1, 2013 $158

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Feb 5, 2014 $148

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Feb 6, 2014 $148

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
May 15, 2014 $145

BIOSURGERY - ACTIFUSE Promotional Speaking/Other BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Feb 27, 2014 $142

No Listed Product Food and Beverage BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Sep 13, 2013 $131

SPINAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage LDR SPINE USA, INC
Jun 3, 2016 $124

LIFENET VIVIGEN MOUNTAINEER SKYLINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jun 3, 2016 $124

SYNAPSE Food and Beverage

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 20, 2013 $119

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Nov 19, 2013 $119

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Feb 27, 2014 $118

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Sep 16, 2013 $109

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Nov 19, 2013 $108

SPINAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage LDR SPINE USA, INC
Jul 24, 2016 $107

ACTIVA Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Jan 28, 2014 $106

BIOSURGERY - ACTIFUSE Food and Beverage BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Apr 28, 2016 $90

ACTIVA Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Sep 15, 2013 $88

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Sep 13, 2013 $88

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Nov 2, 2013 $80

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Jan 28, 2015 $72

BIOSURGERY - ACTIFUSE Food and Beverage BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Dec 16, 2014 $72

SPINE Food and Beverage

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RELATED TO PRODUCT TRAINING ACTIVITY

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Apr 3, 2014 $67

BIOSURGERY - ACTIFUSE Food and Beverage BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Jan 29, 2014 $60

SPINAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage LDR SPINE USA, INC
Sep 19, 2013 $60

BIOSURGERY - ACTIFUSE Food and Beverage BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Oct 7, 2014 $57

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.
Feb 27, 2014 $56

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Jan 8, 2014 $55

STALIF-C Food and Beverage CENTINEL SPINE, INC.
Jun 4, 2016 $51

SYNAPSE Travel and Lodging

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Sep 16, 2013 $49

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Dec 13, 2016 $49

ACTIFUSE Food and Beverage BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Nov 19, 2013 $48

SPINAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage LDR SPINE USA, INC
Feb 5, 2014 $41

SPINAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage LDR SPINE USA, INC
Apr 2, 2015 $37

CERVICAL VBA Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jan 29, 2014 $35

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Nov 12, 2013 $35

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Dec 4, 2013 $35

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Dec 3, 2013 $35

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Oct 18, 2013 $35

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Sep 3, 2013 $35

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Nov 19, 2013 $35

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Feb 5, 2014 $35

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Mar 4, 2014 $35

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Jun 4, 2016 $34

SYNAPSE Food and Beverage

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jun 4, 2016 $32

SYNAPSE Food and Beverage

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Dec 7, 2013 $31

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Apr 13, 2015 $31

COFLEX-F Food and Beverage PARADIGM SPINE, LLC
Aug 14, 2014 $30

NEURO-CHRONIC PAIN Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jun 4, 2016 $29

BENGAL LIFENET VIVIGEN Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Sep 14, 2013 $28

SPINAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage LDR SPINE USA, INC
Oct 8, 2014 $26

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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Related to Product Discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Oct 8, 2014 $26

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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Related to Product Discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Aug 2, 2014 $24

NEURO-CHRONIC PAIN Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 27, 2014 $23

No Listed Product Food and Beverage BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Sep 14, 2013 $22

SPINAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage LDR SPINE USA, INC
Dec 22, 2014 $19

DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Oct 27, 2014 $19

NEUROSURGERY Food and Beverage

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RELATED TO PRODUCT DISCUSSION

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jan 23, 2014 $18

VIMPAT Food and Beverage UCB, INC.
Jun 30, 2015 $18

INTERBODY THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Feb 8, 2014 $17

SPINAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage LDR SPINE USA, INC
Apr 4, 2016 $17

NEURO-MONITORING CATHETERS AND EQUIPMENT Food and Beverage INTEGRA LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Jun 4, 2016 $16

SYNAPSE Food and Beverage

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Related to product training activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Feb 8, 2014 $16

SPINAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage LDR SPINE USA, INC
Mar 29, 2015 $16

CERVICAL ORTHOBIOLOGICS Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Jul 28, 2016 $15

LATIS Food and Beverage GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 2, 2013 $14

SPINAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage LDR SPINE USA, INC
Nov 2, 2013 $14

SPINAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage LDR SPINE USA, INC
May 15, 2014 $13

BIOSURGERY - ACTIFUSE Travel and Lodging BAXTER HEALTHCARE
Oct 28, 2016 $13

ACTIVA Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Feb 9, 2015 $13

DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Nov 12, 2013 $13

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
Nov 12, 2013 $13

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
May 27, 2015 $12

CERVICAL Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jan 29, 2014 $12

SPINAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage LDR SPINE USA, INC
Dec 20, 2013 $11

PAIN MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jul 25, 2016 $4

ACTIVA Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Mar 11, 2014 $4

SPINAL IMPLANTS Travel and Lodging LDR SPINE USA, INC
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