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JOSEPH A FARBER
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JOSEPH A FARBER

Listed Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
183 PEACE BLVD, SAINT JOSEPH, MI, 49085-9146
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DR. JOSEPH FARBER,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2015

7

payments

$2,485

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2014

2

payments

$40

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2013

4

payments

$1,201

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
Travel and Lodging
2 $1,283
Education
3 $1,102
Travel and Lodging
3 $854
Food and Beverage
1 $347
Food and Beverage
2 $100
Food and Beverage
2 $40

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
SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY

device

$2,368
KNEES

device

$87
DISTAL EXTREMITY ARTHROSCOPY

device

$30
† 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
ULTRASOUND BONE HEALING

device

$29
KNEES

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.
Product Name Product Type Payments
KNEES

device

$1,201
† 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
Mar 2, 2015 $1,017

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education ARTHREX, INC.
Mar 24, 2015 $813

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Mar 2, 2015 $471

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Travel and Lodging MEDWEST ASSOCIATES
Oct 3, 2013 $429

KNEES Travel and Lodging BIOMET ORTHOPEDICS, LLC
Oct 3, 2013 $385

KNEES Travel and Lodging BIOMET ORTHOPEDICS, LLC
Oct 3, 2013 $347

KNEES Food and Beverage BIOMET ORTHOPEDICS, LLC
Mar 24, 2015 $68

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Dec 16, 2015 $55

KNEES Education ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 3, 2013 $40

KNEES Travel and Lodging BIOMET ORTHOPEDICS, LLC
Nov 20, 2015 $32

KNEES Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jun 8, 2015 $30

DISTAL EXTREMITY ARTHROSCOPY Education MEDWEST ASSOCIATES
May 20, 2014 $29

ULTRASOUND BONE HEALING Food and Beverage BIOVENTUS LLC
Dec 16, 2014 $11

KNEES Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

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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