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ANDREW C HECHT
Is This Your Doctor?

ANDREW C HECHT

Listed Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine
5 E 98TH ST, BOX 1188, NEW YORK, NY, 10029-6501
Is This Your Doctor?

DR. ANDREW HECHT,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

19

payments

$16,498

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2015

14

payments

$10,511

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2014

23

payments

$28,276

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2013

8

payments

$467

payment total

3

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
4 $21,000
Consulting
2 $13,650
Consulting
4 $10,125
Nonaccredited Training
1 $4,500
Travel and Lodging
7 $2,363
Travel and Lodging
6 $2,187
Food and Beverage
12 $590
Food and Beverage
10 $485
Food and Beverage
8 $467
Food and Beverage
9 $349
Travel and Lodging
1 $36

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
POLARIS POSTERIOR SPINAL SYSTEM

device

$13,000
MAXAN CERVICAL SYSTEM

device

$13,000
TIMBERLINE

device

$13,000
VIRAGE

device

$13,000
ASPEN

device

$13,000
VERTEX

device

$2,093
MOBI C

device

$86
† 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
CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES

device

$10,408
SPINE

device

$80
EARLY INTERVENTION

device

$19
ADVANCED ENERGY HEMOSTATIC DEVICE

device

$3
† 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
SPINE

device

$20,596
CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES

device

$7,579
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$61
INTERBODY DEVICE

device

$24
STENDRA

drug

$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.
Product Name Product Type Payments
SPINE

device

$254
CERVICAL

device

$124
CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES

device

$89
† 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
Aug 13, 2014 $13,750

SPINE Consulting

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Fee for Service, pursuant to a written contract, in the context of providing bona fide consulting services to Zimmer.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jan 4, 2016 $13,000

ASPEN MAXAN CERVICAL SYSTEM POLARIS POSTERIOR SPINAL SYSTEM TIMBERLINE VIRAGE Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC. The Mount Sinai Hospital.
Apr 11, 2014 $4,500

SPINE Nonaccredited Training

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Fee for Service, pursuant to a written contract, for serving as faculty at a Zimmer medical training and education event on the safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Nov 13, 2015 $4,500

CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES Consulting MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Oct 3, 2014 $3,500

CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES Consulting MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Mar 16, 2015 $2,075

CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES Consulting MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Oct 3, 2014 $2,000

CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES Consulting MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Feb 2, 2015 $2,000

CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES Consulting MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Oct 3, 2014 $1,750

CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES Consulting MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Jul 24, 2015 $1,550

CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES Consulting MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Jun 26, 2014 $1,225

SPINE Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Travel and lodging provided in the context of a medical training and education program on the safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Feb 28, 2016 $849

VERTEX Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Apr 30, 2016 $794

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Sep 20, 2016 $650

VERTEX Consulting MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Mar 27, 2014 $393

SPINE Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Travel and lodging provided in the context of a medical training and education program on the safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
May 1, 2016 $225

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Feb 27, 2016 $210

VERTEX Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Jun 26, 2014 $203

SPINE Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Travel and lodging provided in the context of a medical training and education program on the safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jun 26, 2014 $203

SPINE Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Travel and lodging provided in the context of a medical training and education program on the safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Feb 27, 2016 $154

VERTEX Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Sep 6, 2014 $144

CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
May 25, 2016 $132

No Listed Product Food and Beverage VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Dec 6, 2013 $124

CERVICAL Food and Beverage DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jun 26, 2014 $124

SPINE Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Travel and lodging provided in the context of a medical training and education program on the safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Feb 28, 2016 $122

VERTEX Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Jun 26, 2014 $120

SPINE 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.
Oct 10, 2013 $116

SPINE Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Food and beverage provided in the context of a Zimmer event or activity related to business meetings and medical training and education on safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jun 14, 2015 $110

CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Nov 30, 2016 $86

MOBI C Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 4, 2013 $81

SPINE Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Food and beverage provided in the context of a Zimmer event or activity related to business meetings and medical training and education on safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 30, 2016 $76

No Listed Product Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Oct 3, 2014 $61

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 5, 2014 $60

CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Jun 8, 2014 $59

CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Feb 27, 2016 $55

No Listed Product Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Dec 3, 2013 $55

CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Oct 25, 2015 $51

CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Feb 22, 2015 $46

CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Sep 11, 2015 $43

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Dec 3, 2016 $43

VERTEX Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Jun 27, 2014 $39

SPINE Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Travel and lodging provided in the context of a medical training and education program on the safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 25, 2015 $38

CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Aug 29, 2015 $36

SPINE Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Dec 3, 2013 $34

CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Dec 5, 2014 $33

SPINE 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.
Dec 5, 2014 $30

CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Feb 22, 2015 $27

CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Nov 5, 2014 $24

INTERBODY DEVICE Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Feb 28, 2016 $23

VERTEX Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Oct 5, 2013 $22

SPINE Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Food and beverage provided in the context of a Zimmer event or activity related to business meetings and medical training and education on safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 5, 2013 $22

SPINE Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Food and beverage provided in the context of a Zimmer event or activity related to business meetings and medical training and education on safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Feb 28, 2016 $22

VERTEX Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Jul 7, 2015 $19

EARLY INTERVENTION Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Dec 5, 2014 $19

CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
May 1, 2016 $18

No Listed Product Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
May 1, 2016 $18

No Listed Product Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Jun 8, 2014 $17

CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Sep 12, 2014 $16

STENDRA Food and Beverage AUXILIUM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Oct 5, 2013 $13

SPINE Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Food and beverage provided in the context of a Zimmer event or activity related to business meetings and medical training and education on safe and effective use of Zimmer products.

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jun 14, 2015 $12

CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Feb 28, 2016 $12

VERTEX Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Feb 28, 2016 $9

VERTEX Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Jun 27, 2014 $7

SPINE 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.
Jan 14, 2015 $3

ADVANCED ENERGY HEMOSTATIC DEVICE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
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