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MARK A ELKUS
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MARK A ELKUS

Listed Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
1400 SOUTH 19TH STREET, BIRMINGHAM, AL, 35213
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DR. MARK ELKUS,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

57

payments

$6,055

payment total

13

companies paid this doctor
2015

24

payments

$459

payment total

9

companies paid this doctor
2014

33

payments

$454

payment total

10

companies paid this doctor
2013

12

payments

$235

payment total

9

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
Travel and Lodging
6 $4,953
Food and Beverage
42 $761
Food and Beverage
24 $459
Food and Beverage
33 $454
Promotional Speaking/Other
9 $340
Food and Beverage
11 $204
Education
1 $32

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
EXCIA/EXCIA T STANDARD HIP STEM

device

$4,556
MOBILE BEARING HIP SYSTEM

device

$635
SYNVISC-ONE

device

$398
PENNSAID

drug

$68
AMRIX

drug

$64
NUCYNTA

drug

$63
FORTEO

drug

$51
EUFLEXXA

drug

$46
VIMOVO

drug

$39
VAC VERAFLO

device

$37
STRATAFIX

device

$24
DVR CROSSLOCK PLATES/SCREWS/PEGS

device

$22
ACCUFILL

device

$22
ALPS PROX TIB PLATES

device

$22
ACCOLADE

device

$17
ELIQUIS

drug

$16
DUEXIS

drug

$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
VIMOVO

drug

$123
EUFLEXXA

drug

$72
OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE KNEE

device

$32
FORTEO

drug

$31
AMRIX

drug

$25
OXYCONTIN

drug

$24
HYSINGLA ER

drug

$24
NUCYNTA

drug

$15
ORTHOPEDIC STIMULATION

device

$14
SURGICAL MANAGEMENT THERAPY

device

$13
WOUND V.A.C. THERAPY

device

$13
† 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
VIMOVO

drug

$164
EUFLEXXA

drug

$55
BUTRANS

drug

$45
OXYCONTIN

drug

$45
AMRIX

drug

$43
XARTEMIS XR

drug

$38
PENNSAID TOPICAL SOLUTION

drug

$30
TRAUMA

device

$23
XARELTO

drug

$23
TRAUMA AND EXTREMITIES

device

$12
FORTEO

drug

$11
CELEBREX

drug

$10
† 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
HIPS

device

$63
ZIPSOR

drug

$32
EUFLEXXA

drug

$31
PENNSAID TOPICAL SOLUTION

drug

$27
AMRIX

drug

$20
CELEBREX

drug

$20
XARELTO

drug

$15
COMFORTRAC

device

$14
PRONEX

device

$14
† 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 5, 2016 $2,676

EXCIA/EXCIA T STANDARD HIP STEM Travel and Lodging AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC
Nov 6, 2016 $759

EXCIA/EXCIA T STANDARD HIP STEM Travel and Lodging AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC
Nov 8, 2016 $616

EXCIA/EXCIA T STANDARD HIP STEM Travel and Lodging AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC
Mar 31, 2016 $399

MOBILE BEARING HIP SYSTEM Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 7, 2016 $267

EXCIA/EXCIA T STANDARD HIP STEM Travel and Lodging AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC
Mar 31, 2016 $236

MOBILE BEARING HIP SYSTEM Travel and Lodging STRYKER CORPORATION
Aug 24, 2015 $110

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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FOOD & BEVERAGE EXPENSES FOR A MEETING WHICH MAY HAVE INCLUDED MULTIPLE DAYS AND MAY HAVE HAD MULTIPLE MEALS PER DAY

LILLY USA, LLC
Mar 3, 2016 $91

EXCIA/EXCIA T STANDARD HIP STEM Food and Beverage AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC
Nov 9, 2016 $69

EXCIA/EXCIA T STANDARD HIP STEM Food and Beverage AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC
Nov 7, 2016 $53

EXCIA/EXCIA T STANDARD HIP STEM Food and Beverage AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC
Sep 17, 2013 $42

HIPS Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Aug 3, 2016 $40

SYNVISC-ONE Promotional Speaking/Other SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Nov 2, 2016 $40

SYNVISC-ONE Promotional Speaking/Other SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Dec 7, 2016 $40

SYNVISC-ONE Promotional Speaking/Other SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Jul 6, 2016 $40

SYNVISC-ONE Promotional Speaking/Other SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Sep 7, 2016 $40

SYNVISC-ONE Promotional Speaking/Other SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Jun 1, 2016 $40

SYNVISC-ONE Promotional Speaking/Other SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Oct 5, 2016 $40

SYNVISC-ONE Promotional Speaking/Other SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
May 4, 2016 $40

SYNVISC-ONE Promotional Speaking/Other SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Nov 1, 2013 $32

ZIPSOR Education

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SPEAKERPROGRAM 31473 94073 Edu 02242014 2767 1 DEPOMED 31473 94073 Edu 02242014 2767 1 DEPOMED

DEPOMED, INC.
Nov 8, 2016 $26

EXCIA/EXCIA T STANDARD HIP STEM Food and Beverage AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC
May 14, 2015 $25

AMRIX Food and Beverage TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
Jan 26, 2016 $24

STRATAFIX Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Feb 4, 2014 $23

TRAUMA Food and Beverage

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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.
Mar 25, 2016 $22

ACCUFILL ALPS PROX TIB PLATES DVR CROSSLOCK PLATES/SCREWS/PEGS Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jun 23, 2015 $21

EUFLEXXA Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Feb 22, 2016 $21

VAC VERAFLO Food and Beverage KCI USA, INC
Nov 20, 2015 $21

EUFLEXXA Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Dec 10, 2013 $21

HIPS Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Sep 20, 2016 $20

PENNSAID Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Jan 19, 2016 $20

FORTEO Food and Beverage LILLY USA, LLC
Nov 15, 2013 $20

AMRIX Food and Beverage TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
Apr 13, 2016 $20

SYNVISC-ONE Promotional Speaking/Other SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Apr 22, 2014 $20

EUFLEXXA Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Oct 28, 2014 $20

EUFLEXXA Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Oct 11, 2013 $20

CELEBREX Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Apr 14, 2015 $19

FORTEO Food and Beverage LILLY USA, LLC
Jul 22, 2016 $19

AMRIX Food and Beverage TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
Oct 15, 2013 $19

EUFLEXXA Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Sep 25, 2015 $19

EUFLEXXA Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Jun 15, 2016 $19

NUCYNTA Food and Beverage DEPOMED, INC.
Feb 16, 2016 $19

SYNVISC-ONE Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Mar 18, 2016 $18

NUCYNTA Food and Beverage DEPOMED, INC.
Mar 22, 2016 $18

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
May 10, 2016 $18

EUFLEXXA Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Apr 1, 2016 $17

ACCOLADE Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Mar 23, 2016 $17

AMRIX Food and Beverage TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
Sep 27, 2016 $17

EUFLEXXA Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Sep 16, 2016 $17

AMRIX Food and Beverage TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
May 20, 2016 $17

FORTEO Food and Beverage LILLY USA, LLC
Jan 21, 2014 $17

PENNSAID TOPICAL SOLUTION Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Aug 15, 2014 $17

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Jul 31, 2015 $17

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Feb 24, 2015 $17

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Nov 16, 2016 $16

ELIQUIS Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Sep 30, 2016 $16

VAC VERAFLO Food and Beverage KCI USA, INC
May 28, 2014 $16

BUTRANS OXYCONTIN Food and Beverage PURDUE PHARMA L.P.
Sep 12, 2014 $16

XARTEMIS XR Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Aug 1, 2014 $16

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Oct 12, 2015 $16

OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE KNEE Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Oct 12, 2015 $16

OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE KNEE Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
May 5, 2015 $15

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Mar 14, 2014 $15

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Aug 28, 2014 $15

EUFLEXXA Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Nov 5, 2013 $15

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Apr 15, 2014 $15

AMRIX Food and Beverage TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
Jan 15, 2016 $15

PENNSAID Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Oct 17, 2013 $15

No Listed Product Food and Beverage ABBVIE, INC.
Dec 10, 2014 $15

BUTRANS OXYCONTIN Food and Beverage PURDUE PHARMA L.P.
Dec 4, 2015 $15

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Oct 30, 2015 $15

NUCYNTA Food and Beverage

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Concur 260949 26094994875

DEPOMED, INC.
May 3, 2016 $14

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Feb 2, 2016 $14

No Listed Product Food and Beverage PURDUE PHARMA L.P.
Oct 1, 2013 $14

COMFORTRAC PRONEX Food and Beverage INTERNATIONAL REHABILITATIVE SCIENCES, INC
Nov 4, 2016 $14

FORTEO Food and Beverage LILLY USA, LLC
Jul 2, 2014 $14

BUTRANS OXYCONTIN Food and Beverage PURDUE PHARMA L.P.
Aug 16, 2013 $14

PENNSAID TOPICAL SOLUTION Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Nov 13, 2015 $14

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Oct 17, 2014 $14

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Feb 13, 2015 $14

HYSINGLA ER OXYCONTIN Food and Beverage PURDUE PHARMA L.P.
Feb 20, 2015 $14

ORTHOPEDIC STIMULATION Food and Beverage ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL N.V.
Oct 24, 2014 $14

AMRIX Food and Beverage TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
Jun 10, 2014 $14

AMRIX Food and Beverage TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
Jun 3, 2016 $14

SYNVISC-ONE Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Feb 18, 2014 $14

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Jul 11, 2014 $13

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Jul 8, 2014 $13

PENNSAID TOPICAL SOLUTION Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Mar 6, 2015 $13

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
May 31, 2016 $13

NUCYNTA Food and Beverage DEPOMED, INC.
Aug 12, 2016 $13

NUCYNTA Food and Beverage DEPOMED, INC.
Oct 18, 2016 $13

PENNSAID Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Aug 18, 2015 $13

SURGICAL MANAGEMENT THERAPY WOUND V.A.C. THERAPY Food and Beverage KCI USA, INC
Nov 12, 2013 $12

PENNSAID TOPICAL SOLUTION Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Dec 16, 2014 $12

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Nov 22, 2016 $12

SYNVISC-ONE Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Jun 6, 2014 $12

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Apr 14, 2014 $12

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Mar 8, 2016 $12

PENNSAID Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Aug 11, 2015 $12

FORTEO Food and Beverage LILLY USA, LLC
Sep 16, 2014 $12

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Sep 11, 2015 $12

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Jun 24, 2014 $12

TRAUMA AND EXTREMITIES Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 14, 2014 $12

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Dec 20, 2013 $11

EUFLEXXA Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Apr 17, 2015 $11

EUFLEXXA Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Oct 25, 2016 $11

AMRIX Food and Beverage TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
Jul 23, 2014 $11

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Feb 29, 2016 $11

EUFLEXXA Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Feb 14, 2014 $11

FORTEO Food and Beverage LILLY USA, LLC
Apr 25, 2014 $11

XARTEMIS XR Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Apr 18, 2014 $11

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Oct 14, 2015 $11

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
May 13, 2014 $11

XARTEMIS XR Food and Beverage MALLINCKRODT LLC
Sep 25, 2015 $10

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
May 6, 2014 $10

CELEBREX Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Apr 24, 2015 $10

HYSINGLA ER OXYCONTIN Food and Beverage PURDUE PHARMA L.P.
Dec 12, 2014 $9

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
May 28, 2014 $8

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Sep 13, 2016 $8

SYNVISC-ONE Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Aug 23, 2016 $5

SYNVISC-ONE Food and Beverage SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Jan 29, 2016 $4

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Oct 18, 2016 $3

PENNSAID Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Jan 6, 2016 $3

DUEXIS Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Apr 8, 2016 $3

PENNSAID Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Jun 3, 2016 $3

PENNSAID Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
May 13, 2016 $2

VIMOVO Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
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