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STEVEN D ABRAMOWITZ
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STEVEN D ABRAMOWITZ

Listed Specialty: Vascular Surgery
106 IRVING ST NW, PHYSICIAN OFFICE BUILDING, SUITE 3150 NORTH TOWER, WASHINGTON, DC, 20010-2927
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DR. STEVEN ABRAMOWITZ,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

18

payments

$4,007

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2015

6

payments

$308

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2014

16

payments

$2,269

payment total

6

companies paid this doctor
2013

35

payments

$3,198

payment total

8

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
Promotional Speaking/Other
1 $2,500
Food and Beverage
28 $2,186
Food and Beverage
14 $1,150
Travel and Lodging
6 $941
Food and Beverage
13 $914
Travel and Lodging
1 $844
Travel and Lodging
4 $593
Food and Beverage
6 $308
Education
1 $275
Education
1 $71

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
ANGIOJET ZELANTEDVT THROMBECTOMY CATHETER

device

$2,518
GENERAL - VASCULAR INTERVENTION

device

$704
TIGRIS STENT

device

$304
OTHER- BSC PRODUCT NOT LISTED

device

$274
VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS

device

$110
COOK MEDICAL ZILVER PTX

device

$51
OVATION

device

$20
T2

device

$16
TAG THORACIC ENDOPROSTHESIS

device

$11
† 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
CONFORMABLE TAG THORACIC ENDOPROSTHESIS

device

$117
VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS

device

$110
ATHERECTOMY DEVICE

device

$49
ENERGY HARMONIC

device

$19
SUTURES

device

$19
DRUG-COATED BALLOONS

device

$12
† 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
AORTIC STENT GRAFTS

device

$587
STENTS

device

$422
VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS

device

$128
C3 DELIVERY SYSTEM

device

$110
AORTIC INTERVENTION - AAA

device

$98
PV 8.2

device

$44
AAA STENT GRAFTS

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.
Product Name Product Type Payments
AORTIC ANEURYSM

device

$1,157
PLAQUE EXCISION

device

$486
INTERVENTIONAL PRODUCT

device

$480
PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT

device

$229
TAG THORACIC ENDOPROSTHESIS

device

$179
ACUSEAL VASCULAR GRAFT

device

$175
AORTIC STENT GRAFTS

device

$156
VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS

device

$131
PERIPHERAL VASCULAR STENTS

device

$126
PTA

device

$126
AORTIC INTERVENTION - AAA

device

$85
EKOSONIC

device

$71
PV.035

device

$50
† 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 19, 2016 $2,500

ANGIOJET ZELANTEDVT THROMBECTOMY CATHETER Promotional Speaking/Other BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jun 30, 2014 $844

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging

Additional details on this payment →

Physicians sometimes need to stay overnight during the course of doing business with Cook Medical, and they are provided or reimbursed for reasonable lodging expenses. The physician could be attending or presenting at an educational presentation or a product training session. They could also be giving us feedback on our products or advising us on trends in medical procedures and treatments. Travel expenses are recorded at the time payment is issued, not the time of travel.

COOK MEDICAL LLC
Nov 9, 2013 $511

AORTIC ANEURYSM Travel and Lodging TRIVASCULAR, INC.
Aug 13, 2013 $452

INTERVENTIONAL PRODUCT Food and Beverage TERUMO MEDICAL CORPORATION
Feb 17, 2014 $275

AORTIC STENT GRAFTS Education MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 10, 2016 $261

GENERAL - VASCULAR INTERVENTION Travel and Lodging BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 11, 2016 $226

GENERAL - VASCULAR INTERVENTION Travel and Lodging BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Nov 8, 2013 $191

AORTIC ANEURYSM Travel and Lodging TRIVASCULAR, INC.
Sep 10, 2013 $183

PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Sep 11, 2013 $179

TAG THORACIC ENDOPROSTHESIS Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Oct 18, 2016 $175

TIGRIS STENT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Nov 8, 2013 $159

AORTIC ANEURYSM Travel and Lodging TRIVASCULAR, INC.
Feb 12, 2014 $142

AORTIC STENT GRAFTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 19, 2016 $128

TIGRIS STENT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Nov 12, 2014 $128

VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Oct 23, 2013 $126

PERIPHERAL VASCULAR STENTS PLAQUE EXCISION PTA Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Oct 16, 2014 $125

STENTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Nov 19, 2013 $125

AORTIC ANEURYSM Food and Beverage TRIVASCULAR, INC.
Sep 24, 2013 $119

PLAQUE EXCISION Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Dec 1, 2015 $117

CONFORMABLE TAG THORACIC ENDOPROSTHESIS Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Jun 9, 2016 $116

OTHER- BSC PRODUCT NOT LISTED Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 11, 2016 $113

OTHER- BSC PRODUCT NOT LISTED Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jul 9, 2015 $110

VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Jul 22, 2014 $110

STENTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jan 31, 2014 $110

C3 DELIVERY SYSTEM Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Aug 9, 2016 $110

VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Aug 14, 2013 $108

ACUSEAL VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Aug 14, 2013 $108

VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Oct 23, 2013 $101

PLAQUE EXCISION Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Sep 5, 2013 $90

PLAQUE EXCISION Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Apr 9, 2014 $87

AORTIC STENT GRAFTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 10, 2013 $85

AORTIC INTERVENTION - AAA 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
Apr 9, 2014 $84

AORTIC STENT GRAFTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 11, 2013 $82

AORTIC STENT GRAFTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 16, 2014 $79

AORTIC INTERVENTION - AAA 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 10, 2016 $72

GENERAL - VASCULAR INTERVENTION Travel and Lodging BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 15, 2014 $72

STENTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Nov 19, 2013 $71

EKOSONIC Education

Additional details on this payment →

Ekos discussion

EKOS CORPORATION
Oct 8, 2013 $64

ACUSEAL VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Oct 11, 2016 $64

GENERAL - VASCULAR INTERVENTION Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jun 21, 2014 $63

STENTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 9, 2014 $53

STENTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $51

COOK MEDICAL ZILVER PTX Food and Beverage COOK INCORPORATED
Nov 19, 2013 $50

PV.035 Food and Beverage VOLCANO CORPORATION
Nov 18, 2013 $49

PLAQUE EXCISION Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Dec 6, 2013 $48

AORTIC ANEURYSM Food and Beverage TRIVASCULAR, INC.
Oct 12, 2016 $47

GENERAL - VASCULAR INTERVENTION Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Nov 18, 2016 $45

OTHER- BSC PRODUCT NOT LISTED Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jul 24, 2014 $44

PV 8.2 Food and Beverage VOLCANO CORPORATION
Dec 6, 2013 $42

AORTIC ANEURYSM Food and Beverage TRIVASCULAR, INC.
Dec 5, 2013 $41

AORTIC ANEURYSM Food and Beverage TRIVASCULAR, INC.
Sep 11, 2013 $38

AORTIC STENT GRAFTS Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jan 29, 2014 $35

AAA STENT GRAFTS Food and Beverage TRIVASCULAR, INC.
Oct 12, 2016 $33

GENERAL - VASCULAR INTERVENTION Travel and Lodging BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Aug 13, 2013 $28

INTERVENTIONAL PRODUCT Food and Beverage TERUMO MEDICAL CORPORATION
Aug 13, 2013 $26

PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Nov 19, 2013 $25

AORTIC ANEURYSM Food and Beverage TRIVASCULAR, INC.
Dec 9, 2015 $25

ATHERECTOMY DEVICE Food and Beverage CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INC.
Aug 18, 2015 $24

ATHERECTOMY DEVICE Food and Beverage CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INC.
Sep 17, 2013 $23

VIABAHN ENDOPROSTHESIS Travel and Lodging W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Sep 17, 2013 $20

PROPATEN VASCULAR GRAFT Travel and Lodging W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Jul 22, 2016 $20

OVATION Food and Beverage ENDOLOGIX, INC.
Mar 23, 2014 $20

AORTIC INTERVENTION - AAA 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
May 27, 2015 $19

ENERGY HARMONIC SUTURES Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Oct 11, 2016 $18

ANGIOJET ZELANTEDVT THROMBECTOMY CATHETER Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jun 16, 2016 $16

T2 Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Oct 13, 2015 $12

DRUG-COATED BALLOONS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Mar 8, 2016 $11

TAG THORACIC ENDOPROSTHESIS Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Dec 17, 2013 $10

AORTIC STENT GRAFTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Dec 6, 2013 $10

AORTIC ANEURYSM Food and Beverage TRIVASCULAR, INC.
Sep 13, 2013 $10

AORTIC STENT GRAFTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 10, 2013 $9

AORTIC STENT GRAFTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 23, 2013 $6

AORTIC STENT GRAFTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Dec 6, 2013 $5

AORTIC ANEURYSM Food and Beverage TRIVASCULAR, INC.
Aug 13, 2013 $2

ACUSEAL VASCULAR GRAFT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
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