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ROHAN R WALVEKAR
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ROHAN R WALVEKAR

Listed Specialty: Otolaryngology
533 BOLIVAR ST STE 566, NEW ORLEANS, LA, 70112-1349
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DR. ROHAN WALVEKAR,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

25

payments

$15,690

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2015

8

payments

$14,907

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2014

8

payments

$2,306

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2013

23

payments

$23,077

payment total

2

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 $16,726
Consulting
7 $10,675
Nonaccredited Training
1 $9,800
Travel and Lodging
9 $5,582
Consulting
2 $2,975
Nonaccredited Training
2 $2,450
Consulting
2 $1,974
Travel and Lodging
2 $1,821
Promotional Speaking/Other
3 $1,500
Food and Beverage
10 $769
Food and Beverage
10 $571
Travel and Lodging
3 $493
Food and Beverage
6 $332
Food and Beverage
3 $312

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
COOK MEDICAL LITHOTRIPTERS

device

$6,472
COOK MEDICAL ENDOSCOPY

device

$5,896
COOK MEDICAL INTRODUCERS

device

$1,050
COOK MEDICAL ACCESSORIES

device

$398
COOK MEDICAL BIODESIGN

device

$280
MINIATURE STRAIGHT FORWARD TELESCOPE 0

device

$174
COBLATION - LARYNGEAL WANDS

device

$128
COBLATION - TONSIL WANDS

device

$128
COBLATION - TURBINATE WANDS

device

$128
XPRESS MULTI-SINUS DILATION SYSTEM

device

$31
COOK MEDICAL EXTRACTORS

device

$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
OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES

device

$14,186
OHNS - VOCAL CORDS

device

$545
COOK PRODUCTS

device

$114
ODONTOLOGY

device

$63
† 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
TONSIL AND ADENOID REMOVAL PRODUCTS

device

$1,974
ODONTOLOGY

device

$157
OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES

device

$82
HEAD AND NECK SURGERY

device

$51
VARIOUS

device

$43
† 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
TONSIL AND ADENOID REMOVAL PRODUCTS

device

$6,893
OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES

device

$5,490
OTOLOGY

device

$1,714
HEAD AND NECK SURGERY

device

$81
† 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
Oct 22, 2015 $9,800

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Nonaccredited Training

Additional details on this payment →

Cook Medical provides continuing medical education for physicians and other clinicians. Instructors are chosen for their expertise and experience with product usage in a specific clinical area. These are considered noncertified CME programs.

COOK INCORPORATED
Oct 10, 2013 $7,350

No Listed Product Consulting

Additional details on this payment →

This physician was chosen for his or her expertise and experience to provide consultation to internal Cook employees regarding topics that might include government policy, healthcare economics, translational research, reimbursement requirements, regulatory policy, or legislative initiatives. We follow safe harbor rules and pay consultants a fair market value for services provided.

COOK INCORPORATED
Oct 3, 2013 $6,547

TONSIL AND ADENOID REMOVAL PRODUCTS Consulting MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Jan 14, 2016 $4,900

COOK MEDICAL LITHOTRIPTERS Consulting COOK INCORPORATED
Nov 18, 2013 $2,500

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Consulting

Additional details on this payment →

This physician was chosen for his or her expertise and experience to provide consultation to internal Cook employees regarding topics that might include government policy, healthcare economics, translational research, reimbursement requirements, regulatory policy, or legislative initiatives. We follow safe harbor rules and pay consultants a fair market value for services provided.

COOK INCORPORATED
Oct 22, 2015 $2,100

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Consulting

Additional details on this payment →

This physician was chosen for their expertise and experience to provide consultation to internal Cook employees regarding topics that might include government policy, healthcare economics, translational research, reimbursement requirements, regulatory policy, or legislative initiatives. Cook follows safe harbor rules and pay consultants a fair market value for services provided.

COOK INCORPORATED
Apr 7, 2016 $1,575

COOK MEDICAL ENDOSCOPY Consulting COOK INCORPORATED
Mar 10, 2016 $1,575

COOK MEDICAL ENDOSCOPY Consulting COOK INCORPORATED
Jul 29, 2016 $1,450

COOK MEDICAL ENDOSCOPY Nonaccredited Training COOK INCORPORATED
Mar 11, 2014 $1,316

TONSIL AND ADENOID REMOVAL PRODUCTS Consulting MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Oct 10, 2013 $1,277

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians sometimes need to stay overnight during the course of doing business with Cook Medical, and they are provided or reimbursed for reasonable lodging expenses. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. They could also be giving us feedback on our products or advising us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. Travel expenses are recorded at the time payment is issued, not the time of travel.

COOK INCORPORATED
Oct 6, 2015 $1,275

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians sometimes need to stay overnight during the course of doing business with Cook Medical, and they are provided or reimbursed for reasonable lodging expenses. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. They could also be giving feedback on products or advising on trends in medical procedures and treatments. Travel expenses are recorded at the time payment is issued, not the time of travel.

COOK INCORPORATED
Sep 15, 2013 $1,130

OTOLOGY Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Dec 30, 2013 $1,091

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians sometimes need to stay overnight during the course of doing business with Cook Medical, and they are provided or reimbursed for reasonable lodging expenses. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. They could also be giving us feedback on our products or advising us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. Travel expenses are recorded at the time payment is issued, not the time of travel.

COOK INCORPORATED
Dec 30, 2016 $1,050

COOK MEDICAL INTRODUCERS Consulting COOK INCORPORATED
Aug 2, 2016 $1,000

COOK MEDICAL ENDOSCOPY Nonaccredited Training COOK INCORPORATED
Jun 23, 2016 $875

COOK MEDICAL LITHOTRIPTERS Consulting COOK INCORPORATED
Aug 4, 2015 $875

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Consulting

Additional details on this payment →

This physician was chosen for their expertise and experience to provide consultation to internal Cook employees regarding topics that might include government policy, healthcare economics, translational research, reimbursement requirements, regulatory policy, or legislative initiatives. Cook follows safe harbor rules and pay consultants a fair market value for services provided.

COOK INCORPORATED
Dec 30, 2013 $810

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians sometimes need to stay overnight during the course of doing business with Cook Medical, and they are provided or reimbursed for reasonable lodging expenses. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. They could also be giving us feedback on our products or advising us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. Travel expenses are recorded at the time payment is issued, not the time of travel.

COOK INCORPORATED
Dec 30, 2013 $664

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians sometimes need to stay overnight during the course of doing business with Cook Medical, and they are provided or reimbursed for reasonable lodging expenses. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. They could also be giving us feedback on our products or advising us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. Travel expenses are recorded at the time payment is issued, not the time of travel.

COOK INCORPORATED
Apr 9, 2014 $658

TONSIL AND ADENOID REMOVAL PRODUCTS Consulting MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
May 13, 2016 $600

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other COOK INCORPORATED Funding - AAO HNSF 2016
May 10, 2016 $600

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other COOK INCORPORATED Funding - AAO HNSF 2016
Dec 3, 2015 $545

OHNS - VOCAL CORDS Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians sometimes need to stay overnight during the course of doing business with Cook Medical, and they are provided or reimbursed for reasonable lodging expenses. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. They could also be giving feedback on products or advising on trends in medical procedures and treatments. Travel expenses are recorded at the time payment is issued, not the time of travel.

COOK INCORPORATED
Jul 29, 2016 $420

COOK MEDICAL LITHOTRIPTERS Consulting COOK INCORPORATED
Oct 8, 2013 $329

TONSIL AND ADENOID REMOVAL PRODUCTS Consulting MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Mar 3, 2016 $300

COOK MEDICAL ACCESSORIES Promotional Speaking/Other COOK INCORPORATED
Jul 29, 2016 $280

COOK MEDICAL BIODESIGN Consulting COOK INCORPORATED
Jul 29, 2016 $271

COOK MEDICAL ENDOSCOPY Travel and Lodging COOK INCORPORATED
Sep 16, 2013 $226

OTOLOGY Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Jan 14, 2016 $185

COOK MEDICAL LITHOTRIPTERS Travel and Lodging COOK INCORPORATED
Nov 4, 2013 $163

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians are provided modest meals during the course of doing business with Cook Medical. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. We also invite physicians to dinners to give us feedback on our products or to advise us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. The total cost of a the food and beverages at a meal are averaged across attendees.

COOK INCORPORATED
Oct 10, 2013 $155

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians sometimes need to stay overnight during the course of doing business with Cook Medical, and they are provided or reimbursed for reasonable lodging expenses. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. They could also be giving us feedback on our products or advising us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. Travel expenses are recorded at the time payment is issued, not the time of travel.

COOK INCORPORATED
Sep 16, 2013 $146

OTOLOGY Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Oct 16, 2015 $135

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians are provided modest meals during the course of doing business with Cook Medical. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. Cook also invites physicians to dinners to give feedback on products or to advise on trends in medical procedures and treatments. The total cost of a groups food and beverages at a meal are averaged across attendees.

COOK INCORPORATED
Sep 29, 2016 $128

COBLATION - LARYNGEAL WANDS COBLATION - TONSIL WANDS COBLATION - TURBINATE WANDS Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Oct 10, 2013 $117

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians are provided modest meals during the course of doing business with Cook Medical. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. We also invite physicians to dinners to give us feedback on our products or to advise us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. The total cost of a the food and beverages at a meal are averaged across attendees.

COOK INCORPORATED
Sep 24, 2015 $114

COOK PRODUCTS Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians are provided modest meals during the course of doing business with Cook Medical. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. Cook also invites physicians to dinners to give feedback on products or to advise on trends in medical procedures and treatments. The total cost of a groups food and beverages at a meal are averaged across attendees.

COOK INCORPORATED
Nov 17, 2016 $114

MINIATURE STRAIGHT FORWARD TELESCOPE 0 Food and Beverage KARLSTORZ ENDOSCOPY-AMERICA
Feb 1, 2014 $105

ODONTOLOGY Food and Beverage KARLSTORZ ENDOSCOPY-AMERICA
Nov 4, 2013 $102

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians are provided modest meals during the course of doing business with Cook Medical. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. We also invite physicians to dinners to give us feedback on our products or to advise us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. The total cost of a the food and beverages at a meal are averaged across attendees.

COOK INCORPORATED
Apr 16, 2016 $98

COOK MEDICAL ACCESSORIES Food and Beverage COOK INCORPORATED
Sep 16, 2013 $94

OTOLOGY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Sep 16, 2013 $94

OTOLOGY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Nov 18, 2013 $83

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians sometimes need to stay overnight during the course of doing business with Cook Medical, and they are provided or reimbursed for reasonable lodging expenses. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. They could also be giving us feedback on our products or advising us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. Travel expenses are recorded at the time payment is issued, not the time of travel.

COOK INCORPORATED
Nov 18, 2013 $77

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians are provided modest meals during the course of doing business with Cook Medical. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. We also invite physicians to dinners to give us feedback on our products or to advise us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. The total cost of a the food and beverages at a meal are averaged across attendees.

COOK INCORPORATED
Mar 21, 2015 $63

ODONTOLOGY Food and Beverage KARLSTORZ ENDOSCOPY-AMERICA
Apr 8, 2016 $60

MINIATURE STRAIGHT FORWARD TELESCOPE 0 Food and Beverage KARLSTORZ ENDOSCOPY-AMERICA
Jan 14, 2016 $55

COOK MEDICAL LITHOTRIPTERS Food and Beverage COOK INCORPORATED
Nov 6, 2014 $52

ODONTOLOGY Food and Beverage KARLSTORZ ENDOSCOPY-AMERICA
Feb 13, 2014 $51

HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Sep 15, 2013 $44

HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
May 10, 2016 $43

No Listed Product Food and Beverage COOK INCORPORATED Funding - AAO HNSF 2016
Nov 7, 2014 $43

VARIOUS Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians are provided modest meals during the course of doing business with Cook Medical. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. We also invite physicians to dinners to give us feedback on our products or to advise us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. The total cost of a group's food and beverages at a meal are averaged across attendees.

COOK INCORPORATED
Nov 6, 2014 $41

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians are provided modest meals during the course of doing business with Cook Medical. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. We also invite physicians to dinners to give us feedback on our products or to advise us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. The total cost of a group's food and beverages at a meal are averaged across attendees.

COOK INCORPORATED
Feb 1, 2014 $41

OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY SUPPLIES Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians are provided modest meals during the course of doing business with Cook Medical. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. We also invite physicians to dinners to give us feedback on our products or to advise us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. The total cost of a group's food and beverages at a meal are averaged across attendees.

COOK INCORPORATED
Oct 1, 2013 $37

HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Jan 14, 2016 $37

COOK MEDICAL LITHOTRIPTERS Travel and Lodging COOK INCORPORATED
Feb 2, 2016 $31

XPRESS MULTI-SINUS DILATION SYSTEM Food and Beverage ENTELLUS MEDICAL, INC.
Jul 18, 2016 $25

COOK MEDICAL ENDOSCOPY Food and Beverage COOK INCORPORATED
Sep 15, 2013 $22

OTOLOGY Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Oct 3, 2013 $17

TONSIL AND ADENOID REMOVAL PRODUCTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Sep 19, 2016 $14

COOK MEDICAL EXTRACTORS Food and Beverage COOK INCORPORATED
May 22, 2016 $4

COOK MEDICAL EXTRACTORS Food and Beverage COOK INCORPORATED
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