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VIVEK KUMBHARI
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VIVEK KUMBHARI

Listed Specialty: Gastroenterology
1800 ORLEANS ST, SUITE 2058, BALTIMORE, MD, 21287-0010
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DR. VIVEK KUMBHARI,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

53

payments

$45,210

payment total

6

companies paid this doctor
2015

39

payments

$12,321

payment total

8

companies paid this doctor
2014

39

payments

$3,245

payment total

8

companies paid this doctor
2013

3

payments

$605

payment total

3

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
21 $22,548
Consulting
7 $20,575
Travel and Lodging
7 $6,616
Consulting
2 $3,621
Food and Beverage
30 $2,084
Food and Beverage
34 $1,738
Food and Beverage
24 $1,287
Consulting
2 $850
Education
1 $800
Nonaccredited Training
1 $500
Travel and Lodging
1 $489
Grant
2 $168
Food and Beverage
2 $105

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
OVERSTITCH

device

$39,193
ERBE

device

$2,235
BEACON

device

$683
ORBERA

device

$444
OTHER- BSC PRODUCT NOT LISTED

device

$429
RESOLUTION CLIP

device

$50
SPYGLASS DIRECT VISUALIZATION SYSTEM

device

$15
GENERAL - METAL STENTS - G.I.

device

$15
† 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
ERBE

device

$5,593
ORBERA

device

$3,190
EUS

device

$1,621
OVERSTITCH

device

$526
GASTROENTEROLOGY

device

$456
ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS

device

$323
BILIARY DEVICES

device

$256
AIRCRAFT MEDICAL

device

$233
ARGON PLASMA COAGULATOR

device

$123
OTHER

device

$34
† 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
GASTROENTEROLOGY

device

$1,352
MUSE/SRS

device

$489
BILIARY DEVICES

device

$482
OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND

device

$370
ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS

device

$175
OTHER

device

$168
APC2

device

$104
BELVIQ

drug

$35
METAL STENTS - G.I.

device

$28
ENDOSCOPY - BILIARY

device

$25
ENDOSCOPY - HEMOSTASIS

device

$17
† 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
ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS

device

$500
BILIARY DEVICES

device

$71
OVERSTITCH

device

$35
† 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 15, 2016 $15,692

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Dec 2, 2016 $11,375

OVERSTITCH Consulting APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Dec 30, 2016 $4,000

OVERSTITCH Consulting APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Aug 25, 2015 $2,500

ERBE Travel and Lodging ERBE USA INC
Aug 24, 2015 $2,139

ERBE Travel and Lodging ERBE USA INC
Apr 2, 2015 $2,000

ORBERA Consulting APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Oct 3, 2016 $1,750

OVERSTITCH Consulting APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Jun 11, 2015 $1,621

EUS Consulting COVIDIEN LP
Aug 26, 2016 $1,250

OVERSTITCH Consulting APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Sep 15, 2016 $1,200

No Listed Product Consulting

Additional details on this payment →

Per consulting agreement in-person interview and feedback on ERCP device prototypes, September

PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Aug 26, 2016 $1,172

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
May 19, 2016 $1,035

ERBE Travel and Lodging ERBE USA INC
Mar 5, 2015 $955

ERBE Travel and Lodging ERBE USA INC
Oct 15, 2016 $929

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 16, 2016 $800

ERBE Education ERBE USA INC
Oct 18, 2016 $708

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Aug 18, 2016 $500

No Listed Product Consulting

Additional details on this payment →

Per consulting agreement - participate in feedback on ERCP therapeutic devices

PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Oct 14, 2013 $500

ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Nonaccredited Training OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Jun 16, 2016 $500

No Listed Product Consulting

Additional details on this payment →

Per consulting agreement in-person interview and feedback on ERCP device prototypes

PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Sep 18, 2014 $500

GASTROENTEROLOGY Consulting

Additional details on this payment →

pursuant to Consulting agreement

PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Jul 17, 2014 $489

MUSE/SRS Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Travel and lodging associated with attending training course

MEDIGUS LTD.
Mar 5, 2015 $451

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 16, 2016 $400

ERBE Travel and Lodging ERBE USA INC
Oct 3, 2016 $362

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 26, 2014 $350

GASTROENTEROLOGY Consulting PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Oct 19, 2016 $328

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Oct 18, 2016 $303

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Apr 2, 2015 $263

ORBERA Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Sep 8, 2016 $214

OTHER- BSC PRODUCT NOT LISTED Travel and Lodging BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Nov 30, 2016 $214

OTHER- BSC PRODUCT NOT LISTED Travel and Lodging BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Aug 31, 2016 $198

ORBERA OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Jun 3, 2014 $179

GASTROENTEROLOGY Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Dec 15, 2016 $172

BEACON Travel and Lodging COVIDIEN LP
Feb 22, 2015 $163

ORBERA Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Oct 20, 2016 $153

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Sep 9, 2014 $149

ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Mar 10, 2014 $148

GASTROENTEROLOGY Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Dec 13, 2014 $146

OTHER Grant BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Mar 22, 2015 $146

ORBERA Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Apr 28, 2016 $142

BEACON Travel and Lodging COVIDIEN LP
Nov 15, 2014 $138

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Oct 18, 2016 $135

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Oct 3, 2015 $134

GASTROENTEROLOGY Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Jan 20, 2015 $133

ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $125

ORBERA OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 5, 2015 $124

ORBERA Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 5, 2015 $124

ORBERA Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 20, 2015 $123

ORBERA Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 6, 2015 $123

ARGON PLASMA COAGULATOR Food and Beverage ERBE USA INC
Dec 12, 2016 $121

ORBERA OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Jun 12, 2014 $121

GASTROENTEROLOGY Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $119

BEACON Food and Beverage COVIDIEN LP
Aug 19, 2015 $119

ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
Nov 3, 2015 $117

AIRCRAFT MEDICAL Food and Beverage COVIDIEN LP
Nov 3, 2015 $117

AIRCRAFT MEDICAL Food and Beverage COVIDIEN LP
Oct 25, 2016 $116

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Dec 16, 2014 $113

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Nov 18, 2016 $110

No Listed Product Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Jun 7, 2016 $102

No Listed Product Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Oct 25, 2016 $100

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
May 11, 2016 $98

No Listed Product Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Jun 30, 2014 $95

APC2 Food and Beverage ERBE USA INC
May 28, 2015 $92

ORBERA Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Oct 17, 2016 $89

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Dec 30, 2016 $88

OVERSTITCH Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Jul 18, 2014 $85

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Nov 3, 2014 $84

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Feb 26, 2015 $82

GASTROENTEROLOGY Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Apr 28, 2016 $80

BEACON Travel and Lodging COVIDIEN LP
Apr 25, 2014 $79

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jun 16, 2015 $77

GASTROENTEROLOGY Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
May 20, 2015 $77

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Apr 28, 2016 $72

BEACON Travel and Lodging COVIDIEN LP
Dec 19, 2016 $71

No Listed Product Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Oct 31, 2013 $71

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Mar 13, 2015 $69

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Sep 3, 2015 $66

ORBERA Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Jan 27, 2016 $66

BEACON Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Mar 9, 2014 $62

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Nov 7, 2014 $61

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
May 16, 2015 $58

ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS CORPORATION
Mar 11, 2014 $55

GASTROENTEROLOGY Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Mar 5, 2015 $53

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 13, 2014 $52

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 17, 2016 $51

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Jul 26, 2016 $50

RESOLUTION CLIP Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Apr 27, 2014 $45

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Feb 23, 2015 $45

ORBERA Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Feb 23, 2015 $45

ORBERA Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 11, 2015 $43

GASTROENTEROLOGY Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Mar 13, 2015 $40

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Mar 12, 2015 $37

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Nov 5, 2014 $35

BELVIQ Food and Beverage EISAI INC.
Aug 6, 2013 $35

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 12, 2015 $34

GASTROENTEROLOGY Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Mar 12, 2015 $34

GASTROENTEROLOGY Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Mar 11, 2015 $34

BILIARY DEVICES OTHER Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 19, 2016 $33

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 13, 2015 $33

GASTROENTEROLOGY Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Nov 4, 2014 $28

METAL STENTS - G.I. Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Aug 26, 2016 $28

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Jul 4, 2014 $24

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Oct 19, 2016 $22

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Dec 23, 2014 $22

OTHER Grant BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 20, 2016 $21

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Jan 27, 2016 $18

BEACON Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Mar 10, 2015 $18

GASTROENTEROLOGY Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Mar 12, 2014 $18

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 30, 2014 $17

ENDOSCOPY - HEMOSTASIS 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 24, 2016 $15

SPYGLASS DIRECT VISUALIZATION SYSTEM Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
May 7, 2014 $15

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 22, 2016 $15

GENERAL - METAL STENTS - G.I. Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Aug 1, 2014 $14

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
May 30, 2014 $14

ENDOSCOPY - BILIARY 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
Dec 20, 2016 $14

BEACON Food and Beverage COVIDIEN LP
Oct 21, 2016 $14

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 27, 2016 $14

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Nov 20, 2016 $13

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Apr 14, 2014 $13

ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Jul 9, 2015 $13

ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS
May 15, 2015 $13

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Sep 25, 2014 $13

ENDOSCOPY PRODUCTS Food and Beverage OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Jun 9, 2014 $12

BILIARY DEVICES Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jul 11, 2014 $11

ENDOSCOPY - BILIARY 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 17, 2014 $10

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Apr 24, 2014 $10

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
May 11, 2016 $10

No Listed Product Food and Beverage PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC.
Apr 12, 2015 $10

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Sep 11, 2014 $9

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Jul 1, 2014 $9

APC2 Food and Beverage ERBE USA INC
May 16, 2014 $8

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
May 7, 2014 $7

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Aug 17, 2014 $5

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Oct 18, 2016 $5

OVERSTITCH Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
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