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CHRISTOPHER R BROWN
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CHRISTOPHER R BROWN

Listed Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
40 DUKE MEDICINE CIR, DURHAM, NC, 27710-4000
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CHRISTOPHER BROWN,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

14

payments

$837,045

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2015

11

payments

$322,632

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2014

41

payments

$846,209

payment total

6

companies paid this doctor
2013

23

payments

$127,283

payment total

4

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
Royalty or License
5 $835K
Royalty or License
5 $820K
Royalty or License
3 $315K
Royalty or License
2 $124K
Consulting
7 $20,100
Consulting
2 $6,000
Travel and Lodging
11 $2,078
Promotional Speaking/Other
2 $2,000
Travel and Lodging
1 $1,395
Travel and Lodging
5 $1,319
Travel and Lodging
11 $1,311
Education
1 $1,071
Food and Beverage
15 $930
Education
1 $662
Food and Beverage
5 $563
Food and Beverage
3 $470
Food and Beverage
9 $452
Gift
1 $140

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
RELINE

device

$500K
PRECEPT

device

$335K
VUEPOINT

device

$335K
LEVERAGE

device

$155K
ALLY BONE SCREW

device

$140
DTRAX SPINAL SYSTEM

device

$140
CAVUX CERVICAL CAGE

device

$140
BIOLOGIX ALLOGRAFT BONE

device

$140
† 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
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$322K
CERVICOTHORACIC

device

$318K
INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS

device

$154
SPINE

device

$91
† 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
CERVICOTHORACIC

device

$824K
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$190K
KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY

device

$2,000
SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY

device

$662
INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS

device

$192
OSTEOGENESIS STIMULATORS

device

$81
SURGICAL PLANNING AND NAVIGATION RADIATION TREATMENT PLANNING AND POSITIONING

device

$34
INTERVENTIONAL THERAPIES

device

$28
† 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
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$126K
CERVICOTHORACIC

device

$125K
SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY

device

$1,071
INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS

device

$74
TRAUMA

device

$44
INTERVENTIONAL THERAPIES

device

$30
† 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
Sep 15, 2016 $500,000

RELINE Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. Ten Point Consulting, LLC
Mar 25, 2014 $500,000

CERVICOTHORACIC Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. TEN POINT CONSULTING, LLC
Aug 10, 2015 $107,904

CERVICOTHORACIC THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. Ten Point Consulting
Feb 11, 2015 $105,369

CERVICOTHORACIC THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. Ten Point Consulting
May 13, 2015 $101,400

CERVICOTHORACIC THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. Ten Point Consulting
Nov 12, 2014 $97,663

CERVICOTHORACIC THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. TEN POINT CONSULTING, LLC
Feb 10, 2016 $95,008

PRECEPT VUEPOINT Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. Ten Point Consulting, LLC
May 11, 2016 $84,610

PRECEPT VUEPOINT Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. Ten Point Consulting, LLC
Aug 12, 2016 $80,830

LEVERAGE PRECEPT VUEPOINT Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. Ten Point Consulting, LLC
Aug 15, 2014 $77,678

CERVICOTHORACIC Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. TEN POINT CONSULTING, LLC
Nov 14, 2016 $74,667

LEVERAGE PRECEPT VUEPOINT Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. Ten Point Consulting, LLC
Feb 12, 2014 $73,250

CERVICOTHORACIC THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. TEN POINT CONSULTING, LLC
May 14, 2014 $71,849

CERVICOTHORACIC Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. TEN POINT CONSULTING, LLC
Aug 12, 2013 $65,701

CERVICOTHORACIC THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 13, 2013 $58,748

CERVICOTHORACIC THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Feb 6, 2014 $6,400

THORACOLUMBAR Consulting NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 23, 2014 $3,500

CERVICOTHORACIC Consulting NUVASIVE, INC.
Feb 5, 2015 $3,400

CERVICOTHORACIC THORACOLUMBAR Consulting NUVASIVE, INC. Ten Point Consulting
Jun 3, 2014 $3,200

THORACOLUMBAR Consulting NUVASIVE, INC.
May 6, 2014 $3,200

THORACOLUMBAR Consulting NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 17, 2015 $2,600

THORACOLUMBAR Consulting NUVASIVE, INC. Ten Point Consulting
May 6, 2014 $1,800

THORACOLUMBAR Consulting NUVASIVE, INC.
Mar 3, 2015 $1,395

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Jun 5, 2014 $1,200

THORACOLUMBAR Consulting NUVASIVE, INC.
Jan 9, 2014 $1,149

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 20, 2013 $1,071

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education PRODIGY SURGICAL DISTRIBUTION, INC.
Oct 9, 2014 $1,000

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Aug 7, 2014 $1,000

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Feb 6, 2014 $800

THORACOLUMBAR Consulting NUVASIVE, INC.
Jul 30, 2014 $662

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education PRODIGY SURGICAL DISTRIBUTION, INC.
Mar 12, 2016 $624

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging

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Transfer of value related to products manufactured by Arthrex, Inc

PRODIGY SURGICAL DISTRIBUTION, INC.
Mar 11, 2016 $574

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging

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Transfer of value related to products manufactured by Arthrex, Inc

PRODIGY SURGICAL DISTRIBUTION, INC.
Feb 27, 2014 $468

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 20, 2013 $347

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 26, 2016 $315

No Listed Product Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 20, 2013 $247

CERVICOTHORACIC Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 1, 2013 $186

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 19, 2013 $181

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 17, 2014 $156

INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 14, 2015 $154

INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 15, 2015 $147

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
May 29, 2014 $140

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 29, 2016 $140

ALLY BONE SCREW BIOLOGIX ALLOGRAFT BONE CAVUX CERVICAL CAGE DTRAX SPINAL SYSTEM Gift PROVIDENCE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Sep 5, 2013 $135

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 7, 2013 $131

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Feb 17, 2014 $128

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 8, 2014 $125

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Mar 11, 2016 $120

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

Additional details on this payment →

Transfer of value related to products manufactured by Arthrex, Inc

PRODIGY SURGICAL DISTRIBUTION, INC.
Nov 22, 2013 $115

CERVICOTHORACIC Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Jul 16, 2015 $112

No Listed Product Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 8, 2014 $99

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 19, 2015 $91

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jan 24, 2016 $86

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 6, 2014 $83

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 19, 2014 $81

OSTEOGENESIS STIMULATORS Food and Beverage EMPI, INC.
Sep 8, 2014 $64

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 31, 2013 $61

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 10, 2014 $60

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 14, 2015 $59

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Jan 23, 2014 $55

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Jan 23, 2014 $48

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Jan 23, 2014 $45

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Dec 11, 2013 $44

TRAUMA Food and Beverage DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Sep 6, 2013 $42

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 29, 2013 $38

INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Jan 28, 2014 $37

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Feb 4, 2014 $36

INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 19, 2013 $36

INTEGRATED OPERATIVE SOLUTIONS Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Mar 11, 2016 $36

RELINE Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Feb 4, 2014 $34

SURGICAL PLANNING AND NAVIGATION RADIATION TREATMENT PLANNING AND POSITIONING Food and Beverage BRAINLAB, INC.
Sep 8, 2014 $34

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 19, 2013 $33

CERVICOTHORACIC Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 11, 2013 $30

INTERVENTIONAL THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Feb 27, 2014 $30

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Jan 9, 2014 $30

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 1, 2013 $30

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Jan 8, 2016 $25

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Oct 4, 2013 $25

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Jan 25, 2014 $25

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 18, 2013 $22

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 22, 2013 $22

CERVICOTHORACIC Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 6, 2013 $20

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Apr 29, 2014 $19

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 16, 2013 $19

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Sep 4, 2014 $17

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Jan 25, 2014 $17

THORACOLUMBAR Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
Jan 22, 2014 $14

INTERVENTIONAL THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Jan 22, 2014 $14

INTERVENTIONAL THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Jan 22, 2016 $10

RELINE Travel and Lodging NUVASIVE, INC.
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