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SAMY ABDOU
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SAMY ABDOU

Listed Specialty: Neurological Surgery
4647 ZION AVE, SAN DIEGO, CA, 92120-2507
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SAMY ABDOU,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

9

payments

$665,484

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2015

11

payments

$129,637

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2014

23

payments

$147,194

payment total

6

companies paid this doctor
2013

5

payments

$105,672

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor

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Types of Payments in

Category Payments Payment Value
Royalty or License
7 $665K
Royalty or License
3 $145K
Royalty or License
4 $129K
Royalty or License
2 $106K
Travel and Lodging
2 $1,222
Food and Beverage
15 $781
Food and Beverage
7 $240
Food and Beverage
3 $137
Gift
1 $23
Food and Beverage
2 $22

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
ASPEN

device

$450K
ALPINE XC

device

$450K
CYPHER MIS SCREW SYSTEM

device

$115K
LINEUM POSTERIOR CERVICAL

device

$115K
POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM

device

$115K
AFFIX

device

$100000.0
EXTENSURE

device

$100000.0
† 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

$129K
SPINE

device

$240
† 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

$145K
SPINE

device

$1,338
THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES

device

$181
NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

device

$57
COMMUNICATIONS

device

$50
NEURO SPINE ENT

device

$50
NAVIGATION

device

$50
INTERBODY DEVICE

device

$28
RETROARC

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
THORACOLUMBAR

device

$106K
SPINE

device

$89
CERVICAL

device

$48
† 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
Jul 8, 2016 $450,000

ALPINE XC ASPEN Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Nov 14, 2016 $93,625

CYPHER MIS SCREW SYSTEM LINEUM POSTERIOR CERVICAL POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Aug 12, 2013 $58,346

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Feb 12, 2014 $52,573

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
May 14, 2014 $50,096

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 13, 2013 $47,189

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Feb 11, 2015 $45,826

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 15, 2014 $42,499

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
May 13, 2015 $32,467

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 10, 2015 $26,103

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Aug 12, 2016 $25,000

AFFIX EXTENSURE Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. M.A.X. Technologies
Feb 10, 2016 $25,000

AFFIX EXTENSURE Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. M.A.X. Technologies
May 11, 2016 $25,000

AFFIX EXTENSURE Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. M.A.X. Technologies
Nov 13, 2015 $25,000

THORACOLUMBAR Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 14, 2016 $25,000

AFFIX EXTENSURE Royalty or License NUVASIVE, INC. M.A.X. Technologies
Aug 12, 2016 $21,837

CYPHER MIS SCREW SYSTEM LINEUM POSTERIOR CERVICAL POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Mar 20, 2014 $864

SPINE Travel and Lodging GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 25, 2014 $359

SPINE Travel and Lodging GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Apr 7, 2014 $294

No Listed Product Food and Beverage NICO CORPORATION
Feb 27, 2015 $125

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Mar 20, 2014 $89

SPINE Food and Beverage GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 1, 2013 $80

SPINE Food and Beverage DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 7, 2014 $68

THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Jul 10, 2014 $57

NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 7, 2014 $56

THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Mar 31, 2014 $50

COMMUNICATIONS NAVIGATION NEURO SPINE ENT THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Feb 27, 2015 $50

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 13, 2013 $48

CERVICAL Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Nov 7, 2014 $39

THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Feb 28, 2015 $33

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 4, 2014 $23

THORACOLUMBAR Gift NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 4, 2014 $21

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Nov 4, 2014 $21

THORACOLUMBAR Food and Beverage NUVASIVE, INC.
Feb 27, 2015 $19

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 7, 2014 $18

THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Jul 12, 2014 $15

INTERBODY DEVICE Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Mar 21, 2014 $15

SPINE Food and Beverage GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Jul 12, 2014 $13

INTERBODY DEVICE Food and Beverage STRYKER CORPORATION
Mar 19, 2014 $12

RETROARC Food and Beverage AMERICAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC.
Jan 22, 2014 $12

SPINE Food and Beverage GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.
Apr 18, 2016 $11

No Listed Product Food and Beverage PAXEON RECONSTRUCTION, LLC
Apr 20, 2016 $11

No Listed Product Food and Beverage PAXEON RECONSTRUCTION, LLC
Feb 28, 2015 $11

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 1, 2013 $9

SPINE Food and Beverage DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Feb 28, 2015 $2

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Feb 28, 2015 $1

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
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