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RICARDO A SAMSON
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RICARDO A SAMSON

Listed Specialty: Pediatric Cardiology
3006 S MARYLAND PKWY, SUITE 690, LAS VEGAS, NV, 89109-2218
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MR. RICARDO SAMSON,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

13

payments

$979

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2014

8

payments

$701

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2013

1

payment

$16

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
Food and Beverage
13 $979
Food and Beverage
7 $452
Travel and Lodging
1 $249
Food and Beverage
1 $16

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
EMBLEM S-ICD

device

$181
VISIA AF

device

$177
LIVEWIRE

device

$159
SAFIRE

device

$159
THERAPY

device

$159
SAFIRE BLU AND SAFIRE BLU DUO

device

$140
THERAPY COOL PATH ABLATION CATHETER

device

$140
FLEXABILITY ABLATION CATHETER

device

$140
TACTICATH QUARTZ CONTACT FORCE ABLATION CATHETER

device

$140
COOL POINT IRRIGATION PUMP

device

$83
ABLATION GENERATOR

device

$83
AMPERE RF ABLATION GENERATOR

device

$83
ENSITE

device

$78
REVEAL LINQ

device

$60
AMPLIA MRI

device

$39
BODYGUARDIAN REMOTE MONITORING SYSTEM

device

$38
SEEQ

device

$24
† 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
HEART VALVES

device

$615
BRADYCARDIA PRODUCTS

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
BRILINTA

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.

Payment Details in

When How Much Related To What For From Third Party Payee
Feb 7, 2014 $249

HEART VALVES Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Nov 10, 2016 $177

VISIA AF Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 4, 2016 $159

LIVEWIRE SAFIRE THERAPY Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 7, 2016 $140

FLEXABILITY ABLATION CATHETER SAFIRE BLU AND SAFIRE BLU DUO TACTICATH QUARTZ CONTACT FORCE ABLATION CATHETER THERAPY COOL PATH ABLATION CATHETER Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 9, 2016 $128

EMBLEM S-ICD Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Feb 8, 2014 $116

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Feb 7, 2014 $97

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 8, 2014 $86

BRADYCARDIA PRODUCTS Food and Beverage BIOTRONIK INC.
May 6, 2016 $83

ABLATION GENERATOR AMPERE RF ABLATION GENERATOR COOL POINT IRRIGATION PUMP Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 20, 2016 $78

ENSITE Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 8, 2014 $56

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Feb 8, 2014 $56

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 11, 2016 $54

REVEAL LINQ Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
May 5, 2016 $39

AMPLIA MRI Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 24, 2016 $38

BODYGUARDIAN REMOTE MONITORING SYSTEM Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Sep 1, 2016 $28

EMBLEM S-ICD Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Feb 7, 2014 $27

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $25

EMBLEM S-ICD Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Sep 2, 2016 $24

SEEQ Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 22, 2013 $16

BRILINTA Food and Beverage

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Informational Meal

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
Feb 7, 2014 $13

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 21, 2016 $6

REVEAL LINQ Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
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