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ALBERT LIN
Is This Your Doctor?

ALBERT LIN

Listed Specialty: Sports Medicine
3200 S WATER ST, PITTSBURGH, PA, 15203-2307
Is This Your Doctor?

ALBERT LIN,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

8

payments

$2,040

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2015

7

payments

$2,431

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2014

4

payments

$1,620

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2013

2

payments

$891

payment total

1

company 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
Education
4 $2,229
Education
2 $1,345
Education
2 $1,249
Education
2 $891
Food and Beverage
5 $757
Food and Beverage
3 $202
Travel and Lodging
1 $176
Food and Beverage
1 $99
Travel and Lodging
1 $34

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
PERFORM GLENOID

device

$103
GLOBAL

device

$63
† 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
SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY

device

$2,299
OTHER RECON

device

$132
† 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
SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY

device

$1,345
ORTHOPEDICS

device

$176
ASCEND FLEX

drug

$99
† 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
SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY

device

$891
† 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
Jan 9, 2016 $1,099

No Listed Product Education ARTHREX, INC.
Jan 2, 2014 $672

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Jan 28, 2014 $672

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
May 19, 2015 $600

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Sep 8, 2015 $600

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Jan 8, 2015 $600

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Nov 5, 2013 $594

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Feb 27, 2016 $498

No Listed Product Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Feb 21, 2015 $429

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Aug 7, 2013 $297

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Jan 16, 2014 $176

ORTHOPEDICS Travel and Lodging

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RELATED TO PRODUCT TRAINING ACTIVITY

DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Jan 10, 2016 $150

No Listed Product Education ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 1, 2015 $132

OTHER RECON Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Oct 3, 2016 $103

PERFORM GLENOID Food and Beverage WRIGHT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Aug 6, 2014 $99

ASCEND FLEX Food and Beverage TORNIER, INC.
Oct 20, 2016 $80

No Listed Product Food and Beverage E.R. SQUIBB & SONS, L.L.C.
Mar 31, 2016 $63

GLOBAL Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Feb 21, 2015 $60

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Food and Beverage MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Jan 25, 2016 $34

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jan 9, 2016 $12

No Listed Product Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
May 19, 2015 $11

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Food and Beverage MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
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