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THOMAS A BIGGS
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THOMAS A BIGGS

Listed Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease
225 SMITH AVE N, SUITE 400, SAINT PAUL, MN, 55102-2533
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DR. THOMAS BIGGS,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

8

payments

$8,241

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2015

10

payments

$11,343

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2014

14

payments

$7,243

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2013

8

payments

$4,061

payment total

5

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
4 $8,175
Consulting
3 $7,875
Consulting
2 $4,738
Consulting
2 $3,600
Food and Beverage
3 $2,222
Travel and Lodging
4 $2,175
Travel and Lodging
3 $1,207
Food and Beverage
6 $461
Food and Beverage
8 $331
Food and Beverage
3 $55
Education
1 $39
Travel and Lodging
1 $11

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
CVI INJECTORS

drug

$4,350
EVERFLEX

device

$2,025
GENERAL - THERAPIES

device

$1,811
MITRA CLIP SYSTEM

device

$42
TURBO POWER

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
PROTEGE EVERFLEX

drug

$2,925
STENTS

device

$2,925
CVI INJECTOR

device

$2,125
PERIPHERAL VASCULAR STENTS

device

$2,025
VASCULAR

device

$1,246
OTHER

device

$97
† 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
PLAQUE EXCISION

device

$2,615
STENTS

device

$2,469
PERIPHERAL VASCULAR STENTS

device

$2,138
PACEMAKERS

device

$23
† 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
PERIPHERAL VASCULAR STENTS

device

$3,600
PLAQUE EXCISION

device

$193
ELCAELCA X-80

device

$113
CONFORMABLE TAG THORACIC ENDOPROSTHESIS

device

$89
CATHETER

device

$41
PATIENT MANAGEMENT - DATA CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS

device

$26
† 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 10, 2015 $2,925

STENTS Consulting MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Nov 10, 2015 $2,925

PROTEGE EVERFLEX Consulting COVIDIEN LP
Jul 16, 2014 $2,600

PLAQUE EXCISION Consulting COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Dec 22, 2016 $2,550

CVI INJECTORS Consulting ACIST MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
Feb 12, 2014 $2,138

PERIPHERAL VASCULAR STENTS Consulting COVIDIEN LP
Oct 23, 2013 $2,025

PERIPHERAL VASCULAR STENTS Consulting COVIDIEN LP
Mar 29, 2016 $2,025

EVERFLEX Consulting MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 29, 2015 $2,025

PERIPHERAL VASCULAR STENTS Consulting MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jul 5, 2016 $1,800

GENERAL - THERAPIES Consulting BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Jul 7, 2016 $1,800

CVI INJECTORS Consulting ACIST MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
Aug 15, 2014 $1,588

STENTS Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 9, 2013 $1,575

PERIPHERAL VASCULAR STENTS Consulting COVIDIEN LP
Mar 19, 2015 $1,125

CVI INJECTOR Food and Beverage ACIST MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
May 7, 2015 $1,000

CVI INJECTOR Food and Beverage ACIST MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
Jun 15, 2015 $822

VASCULAR Travel and Lodging BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 19, 2014 $562

STENTS Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jul 16, 2015 $217

VASCULAR Travel and Lodging BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC.
Jul 7, 2015 $168

VASCULAR Travel and Lodging BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 8, 2013 $166

PLAQUE EXCISION Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Oct 9, 2013 $113

ELCAELCA X-80 Food and Beverage THE SPECTRANETICS CORPORATION
Aug 19, 2014 $107

STENTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Feb 2, 2015 $97

OTHER Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 25, 2013 $89

CONFORMABLE TAG THORACIC ENDOPROSTHESIS Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Aug 20, 2014 $77

STENTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 21, 2014 $47

STENTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 8, 2013 $41

CATHETER Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jun 10, 2015 $39

VASCULAR Education BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 9, 2013 $26

PLAQUE EXCISION Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Sep 4, 2013 $26

PATIENT MANAGEMENT - DATA CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 20, 2014 $24

STENTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Nov 19, 2016 $24

MITRA CLIP SYSTEM Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

CTE84 42322414 3637050

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Apr 18, 2014 $23

PACEMAKERS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 20, 2014 $22

STENTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 20, 2014 $22

STENTS Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Nov 19, 2016 $19

MITRA CLIP SYSTEM Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

CTE84 42322412 3637050

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
Aug 21, 2014 $17

STENTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jun 16, 2014 $15

PLAQUE EXCISION Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Oct 27, 2016 $13

TURBO POWER Food and Beverage THE SPECTRANETICS CORPORATION
Jul 5, 2016 $11

GENERAL - THERAPIES Travel and Lodging BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Aug 20, 2014 $4

STENTS Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
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