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PAUL A KESSELMAN
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PAUL A KESSELMAN

Listed Specialty: Podiatrist, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1203 AVENUE J, STE 3A, BROOKLYN, NY, 11230-3603
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DR. PAUL KESSELMAN,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

14

payments

$24,926

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2015

14

payments

$4,048

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2014

12

payments

$7,823

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2013

2

payments

$89

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
5 $24,408
Consulting
2 $6,613
Consulting
3 $3,083
Travel and Lodging
4 $945
Food and Beverage
4 $391
Travel and Lodging
2 $330
Food and Beverage
6 $266
Food and Beverage
4 $266
Education
5 $244
Education
1 $139
Food and Beverage
2 $89
Travel and Lodging
3 $86
Promotional Speaking/Other
1 $27

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
DR. COMFORT DIABETIC SHOES AND INSERTS

device

$24,568
IN.PACT ADMIRAL

device

$139
OASIS

device

$119
JUBLIA

drug

$100
† 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
DIABETIC SHOES

device

$3,667
WOUND MATRIX

device

$122
SPINAL CORD NEUROSTIMULATION

device

$87
† 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
DIABETIC SHOES

device

$7,674
PRIMATRIX

drug

$112
INVOKANA

drug

$20
XARELTO

drug

$20
† 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
PRIMATRIX

drug

$68
INVOKANA

drug

$21
XARELTO

drug

$21
† 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
Nov 1, 2016 $8,600

DR. COMFORT DIABETIC SHOES AND INSERTS Consulting RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Sep 15, 2016 $5,575

DR. COMFORT DIABETIC SHOES AND INSERTS Consulting RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
May 3, 2016 $4,688

DR. COMFORT DIABETIC SHOES AND INSERTS Consulting RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Oct 16, 2014 $4,158

DIABETIC SHOES Consulting

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Apr 7, 2016 $4,045

DR. COMFORT DIABETIC SHOES AND INSERTS Consulting RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Apr 10, 2014 $2,454

DIABETIC SHOES Consulting

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Mar 15, 2016 $1,500

DR. COMFORT DIABETIC SHOES AND INSERTS Consulting RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Aug 3, 2015 $1,250

DIABETIC SHOES Consulting

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Mar 11, 2015 $1,208

DIABETIC SHOES Consulting

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Jul 15, 2015 $625

DIABETIC SHOES Consulting

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Nov 20, 2014 $532

DIABETIC SHOES Travel and Lodging

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Aug 3, 2015 $217

DIABETIC SHOES Travel and Lodging

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Apr 3, 2014 $165

DIABETIC SHOES Travel and Lodging

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Jul 25, 2015 $145

No Listed Product Food and Beverage RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Sep 21, 2016 $139

IN.PACT ADMIRAL Education MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 3, 2014 $133

DIABETIC SHOES Travel and Lodging

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
May 7, 2015 $122

WOUND MATRIX Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Nov 11, 2016 $119

OASIS Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Apr 3, 2014 $114

DIABETIC SHOES Travel and Lodging

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Aug 3, 2015 $113

DIABETIC SHOES Travel and Lodging

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Apr 3, 2014 $102

DIABETIC SHOES Food and Beverage

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Jun 29, 2016 $100

JUBLIA Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Dec 3, 2015 $87

SPINAL CORD NEUROSTIMULATION Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Jul 10, 2014 $86

PRIMATRIX Food and Beverage TEI MEDICAL INC.
Feb 13, 2015 $74

DIABETIC SHOES Education

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Dr. Comfort HCP Evaluation Samples

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Feb 13, 2015 $71

DIABETIC SHOES Education

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Dr. Comfort HCP Evaluation Samples

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Feb 13, 2015 $71

DIABETIC SHOES Education

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Dr. Comfort HCP Evaluation Samples

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Nov 9, 2013 $68

PRIMATRIX Food and Beverage TEI BIOSCIENCES INC
Nov 15, 2016 $47

DR. COMFORT DIABETIC SHOES AND INSERTS Travel and Lodging RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
May 16, 2016 $41

DR. COMFORT DIABETIC SHOES AND INSERTS Food and Beverage RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Aug 3, 2015 $38

DIABETIC SHOES Food and Beverage

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Nov 15, 2016 $27

DR. COMFORT DIABETIC SHOES AND INSERTS Promotional Speaking/Other RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Feb 8, 2014 $25

PRIMATRIX Food and Beverage TEI MEDICAL INC.
Nov 1, 2016 $23

DR. COMFORT DIABETIC SHOES AND INSERTS Travel and Lodging RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Nov 23, 2013 $21

INVOKANA XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Feb 28, 2014 $20

INVOKANA XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Jun 3, 2014 $17

No Listed Product Food and Beverage DJO, LLC
Apr 7, 2016 $16

DR. COMFORT DIABETIC SHOES AND INSERTS Travel and Lodging RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Nov 20, 2014 $15

DIABETIC SHOES Food and Beverage

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Dr. Comfort

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Feb 13, 2015 $14

No Listed Product Education

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Dr. Comfort HCP Evaluation Samples

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Feb 13, 2015 $14

No Listed Product Education

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Dr. Comfort HCP Evaluation Samples

RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Nov 15, 2016 $6

DR. COMFORT DIABETIC SHOES AND INSERTS Food and Beverage RIKCO INTERNATIONAL, LLC
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