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AKSHAY S DESAI
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AKSHAY S DESAI

Listed Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease
75 FRANCIS STREET PBB1, BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL CARDIOVASCULAR DIVISION, BOSTON, MA, 02115
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AKSHAY DESAI,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

57

payments

$44,516

payment total

8

companies paid this doctor
2015

54

payments

$30,700

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2014

27

payments

$16,960

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2013

4

payments

$4,282

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
15 $25,451
Travel and Lodging
23 $13,694
Consulting
3 $12,350
Promotional Speaking/Other
5 $12,220
Consulting
9 $10,805
Travel and Lodging
20 $4,197
Consulting
3 $3,840
Travel and Lodging
9 $2,986
Promotional Speaking/Other
1 $2,769
Promotional Speaking/Other
1 $2,262
Food and Beverage
26 $1,933
Food and Beverage
17 $1,694
Nonaccredited Training
1 $1,415
Honoraria
1 $442
Food and Beverage
8 $400

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
CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM

device

$11,894
SOTAGLIFLOZIN

drug

$9,270
LCZ696B

drug

$8,615
VELTASSA

drug

$4,799
INVOKANA

drug

$3,775
ENSITE

device

$2,262
ENTRESTO

drug

$1,723
† 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
ENTRESTO

drug

$10,806
CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT

device

$5,864
VASCULAR

device

$4,770
STRUCTURAL HEART

device

$3,329
OTHER

drug

$3,205
NEURO-CHRONIC PAIN

device

$2,600
SPP100F

drug

$182
† 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
VASCULAR

device

$5,679
VYTORIN

drug

$5,280
CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT

device

$4,008
STRUCTURAL HEART

device

$1,340
ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

device

$973
ENTRESTO

drug

$653
† 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
VYTORIN

drug

$3,840
† 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 6, 2016 $8,358

LCZ696B Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMA AG
May 14, 2016 $8,120

SOTAGLIFLOZIN Consulting SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Sep 11, 2015 $6,000

ENTRESTO Consulting NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Aug 29, 2015 $3,750

ENTRESTO Consulting NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Apr 2, 2015 $3,250

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jan 14, 2016 $3,016

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Consulting ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jun 16, 2016 $3,000

VELTASSA Consulting RELYPSA, INC.
Apr 22, 2014 $2,769

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Dec 10, 2014 $2,763

VASCULAR Consulting ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 6, 2014 $2,762

VASCULAR Consulting ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 12, 2015 $2,600

OTHER Consulting

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Provided as part of a consulting engagement.

MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Jan 19, 2015 $2,600

NEURO-CHRONIC PAIN Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 13, 2015 $2,600

VASCULAR Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jan 7, 2016 $2,262

ENSITE Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jul 30, 2015 $1,885

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jul 30, 2015 $1,885

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jan 14, 2016 $1,508

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Consulting ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jun 30, 2016 $1,508

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Consulting ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jun 30, 2016 $1,508

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Consulting ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 17, 2016 $1,500

INVOKANA Consulting JANSSEN SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS, LLC
Sep 29, 2016 $1,415

No Listed Product Nonaccredited Training AMGEN INC.
Jun 16, 2016 $1,389

VELTASSA Travel and Lodging RELYPSA, INC.
Dec 31, 2013 $1,380

VYTORIN Consulting MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Sep 9, 2016 $1,375

INVOKANA Consulting JANSSEN SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS, LLC
Sep 29, 2014 $1,290

VYTORIN Consulting MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Oct 8, 2013 $1,260

VYTORIN Consulting MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Nov 30, 2013 $1,200

VYTORIN Consulting MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Jan 31, 2014 $1,170

VYTORIN Consulting MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Dec 13, 2016 $900

INVOKANA Consulting JANSSEN RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, LLC
Apr 30, 2014 $840

VYTORIN Consulting MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Feb 20, 2014 $808

STRUCTURAL HEART Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jun 23, 2016 $754

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Consulting ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Apr 22, 2014 $704

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 12, 2015 $702

VASCULAR Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 31, 2014 $570

VYTORIN Consulting MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Apr 30, 2014 $570

VYTORIN Consulting MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Jul 28, 2016 $566

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Consulting ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jul 21, 2016 $566

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Consulting ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 26, 2016 $559

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Apr 14, 2014 $540

VYTORIN Consulting MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Jul 23, 2014 $445

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Oct 30, 2013 $442

No Listed Product Honoraria

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GILEAD SCIENCES INC
Jun 16, 2016 $409

VELTASSA Food and Beverage RELYPSA, INC.
Aug 18, 2016 $377

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Consulting ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Dec 22, 2016 $377

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Consulting ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 18, 2016 $377

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Consulting ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 14, 2016 $364

SOTAGLIFLOZIN Travel and Lodging SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Mar 13, 2015 $359

VASCULAR Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 12, 2015 $359

VASCULAR Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 13, 2015 $349

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 14, 2016 $348

SOTAGLIFLOZIN Travel and Lodging SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Sep 29, 2016 $344

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging AMGEN INC.
Nov 13, 2015 $317

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 18, 2016 $308

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Nov 6, 2014 $300

VYTORIN Consulting MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Sep 11, 2015 $293

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Feb 20, 2014 $286

STRUCTURAL HEART Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 11, 2015 $286

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Feb 26, 2016 $283

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Apr 22, 2014 $269

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 29, 2016 $244

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging AMGEN INC.
May 15, 2015 $236

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 29, 2015 $235

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Feb 26, 2016 $228

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 18, 2016 $210

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Aug 19, 2016 $210

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Mar 5, 2015 $209

OTHER Travel and Lodging MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
May 14, 2016 $206

SOTAGLIFLOZIN Travel and Lodging SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Nov 13, 2015 $184

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 28, 2015 $182

SPP100F Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMA AG
Jun 10, 2015 $179

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 29, 2016 $176

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging AMGEN INC.
Nov 13, 2015 $175

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 14, 2016 $166

SOTAGLIFLOZIN Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Mar 13, 2015 $166

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 19, 2014 $160

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jan 12, 2016 $150

LCZ696B Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMA AG
Mar 12, 2015 $150

OTHER Travel and Lodging

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Provided as part of a consulting engagement.

MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Mar 13, 2015 $131

VASCULAR Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 11, 2015 $128

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Aug 19, 2016 $125

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Apr 2, 2016 $125

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Apr 3, 2016 $125

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Aug 18, 2016 $125

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Jun 19, 2015 $121

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 26, 2016 $121

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jul 23, 2014 $118

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Feb 21, 2014 $116

STRUCTURAL HEART Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 20, 2016 $111

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Mar 5, 2015 $107

OTHER Food and Beverage MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Feb 20, 2014 $105

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 13, 2015 $101

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 20, 2016 $100

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Apr 2, 2016 $93

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Nov 13, 2015 $89

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jul 23, 2014 $86

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Nov 14, 2015 $84

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 13, 2015 $82

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 21, 2014 $80

STRUCTURAL HEART Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 13, 2015 $79

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 29, 2015 $77

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Mar 13, 2015 $75

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 5, 2016 $71

LCZ696B Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMA AG
Nov 21, 2014 $71

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 14, 2015 $66

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 13, 2015 $66

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 13, 2015 $61

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 13, 2015 $58

VASCULAR Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 27, 2016 $52

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 21, 2014 $52

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 27, 2016 $50

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 6, 2015 $50

OTHER Food and Beverage MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Aug 19, 2016 $45

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Feb 27, 2016 $44

CARDIOMEMS HF SYSTEM Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 14, 2016 $44

SOTAGLIFLOZIN Travel and Lodging SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Mar 13, 2015 $43

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 13, 2015 $41

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 6, 2016 $36

LCZ696B Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMA AG
Mar 13, 2015 $35

VASCULAR Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 6, 2015 $35

OTHER Food and Beverage MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Mar 6, 2015 $35

OTHER Food and Beverage MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
Nov 14, 2015 $32

STRUCTURAL HEART VASCULAR Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 20, 2016 $32

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Aug 19, 2016 $32

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Aug 18, 2016 $32

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Nov 21, 2014 $31

VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jul 30, 2015 $29

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 11, 2015 $29

ENTRESTO Travel and Lodging NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Aug 18, 2016 $25

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Feb 21, 2014 $25

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 21, 2014 $25

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Apr 2, 2015 $24

STRUCTURAL HEART Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 14, 2015 $23

STRUCTURAL HEART VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 6, 2015 $20

OTHER Food and Beverage MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORPORATION
May 14, 2016 $17

SOTAGLIFLOZIN Travel and Lodging SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Aug 20, 2016 $15

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Jul 30, 2015 $13

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 18, 2016 $10

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Sep 11, 2015 $8

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Jul 30, 2015 $8

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 14, 2016 $6

SOTAGLIFLOZIN Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Mar 30, 2014 $4

ENTRESTO Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
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