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SAM AKHAVAN
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SAM AKHAVAN

Listed Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
4815 LIBERTY AVE, SUITE 252, PITTSBURGH, PA, 15224-2156
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SAM AKHAVAN,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

40

payments

$34,487

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2015

9

payments

$10,987

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2014

20

payments

$17,285

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2013

19

payments

$1,051

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
Consulting
6 $17,496
Promotional Speaking/Other
3 $14,039
Promotional Speaking/Other
5 $12,933
Promotional Speaking/Other
3 $9,664
Travel and Lodging
14 $2,985
Education
3 $1,604
Travel and Lodging
5 $1,046
Consulting
1 $800
Education
14 $737
Food and Beverage
9 $596
Food and Beverage
13 $583
Education
2 $490
Food and Beverage
3 $298
Travel and Lodging
1 $255
Travel and Lodging
2 $225
Food and Beverage
4 $59

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
KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS

device

$15,103
OTHER SUTURE SHOULDER OTHER

device

$14,498
SHOULDER SUTURE FIBERWIRE SUTURETAPE

device

$4,137
KNEE & HIP SUTURE FIBERWIRE #2 FIBERWIRE

device

$606
KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS SUSPENSORY FIXATION ACL TIGHTROPE

device

$606
SHOULDER IMPLANTS SWIVELOCKS COMPOSITE ANCHORS

device

$606
DUEXIS

drug

$58
† 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
ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES

device

$10,080
SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY

device

$800
SPORTS SURGICAL

device

$107
† 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
ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES

device

$15,608
SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY

device

$610
DISTAL EXTREMITY ARTHROSCOPY

device

$549
KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY

device

$481
DUEXIS

drug

$25
TRAUMA PLATES, SCREWS, AND NAILS

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
SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY

device

$718
ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES

device

$255
DUEXIS

drug

$42
KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY

device

$24
EUFLEXXA

drug

$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.

Payment Details in

When How Much Related To What For From Third Party Payee
Jul 30, 2015 $9,600

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Nov 20, 2014 $9,000

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $8,700

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 28, 2016 $7,600

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS OTHER SUTURE SHOULDER OTHER Consulting ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $5,800

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS OTHER SUTURE SHOULDER OTHER Consulting ARTHREX, INC.
May 8, 2014 $5,000

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $4,100

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $4,000

SHOULDER SUTURE FIBERWIRE SUTURETAPE Consulting ARTHREX, INC.
Jan 29, 2015 $800

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Consulting ARTHREX, INC.
Oct 23, 2013 $594

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Feb 13, 2014 $594

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Aug 25, 2014 $538

DISTAL EXTREMITY ARTHROSCOPY Education MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Feb 6, 2014 $472

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Education MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Feb 3, 2016 $400

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS OTHER SUTURE SHOULDER OTHER Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 30, 2016 $355

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
May 8, 2014 $342

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Sep 26, 2016 $337

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS SUSPENSORY FIXATION ACL TIGHTROPE KNEE & HIP SUTURE FIBERWIRE #2 FIBERWIRE SHOULDER IMPLANTS SWIVELOCKS COMPOSITE ANCHORS Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 24, 2016 $310

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 16, 2016 $300

No Listed Product Education

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Transfer of value related to products manufactured by Arthrex, Inc

MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Apr 22, 2016 $279

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS OTHER SUTURE SHOULDER OTHER Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 26, 2014 $266

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jan 9, 2014 $256

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Dec 17, 2013 $255

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Feb 25, 2014 $252

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Sep 26, 2016 $241

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS SUSPENSORY FIXATION ACL TIGHTROPE KNEE & HIP SUTURE FIBERWIRE #2 FIBERWIRE SHOULDER IMPLANTS SWIVELOCKS COMPOSITE ANCHORS Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Mar 11, 2016 $232

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 30, 2016 $211

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 27, 2015 $196

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 21, 2016 $190

No Listed Product Education

Additional details on this payment →

Transfer of value related to products manufactured by Arthrex, Inc

MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Jun 30, 2016 $173

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 9, 2016 $172

No Listed Product Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
May 29, 2014 $152

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 4, 2015 $144

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 22, 2016 $138

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS OTHER SUTURE SHOULDER OTHER Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Feb 5, 2014 $135

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Aug 12, 2013 $124

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Education MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Apr 7, 2016 $109

SHOULDER SUTURE FIBERWIRE SUTURETAPE Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Nov 11, 2015 $107

SPORTS SURGICAL Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Feb 25, 2014 $100

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 29, 2016 $99

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS OTHER SUTURE SHOULDER OTHER Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 7, 2016 $96

No Listed Product Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 30, 2016 $70

No Listed Product Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Feb 19, 2016 $58

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS OTHER SUTURE SHOULDER OTHER Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 16, 2016 $53

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 23, 2014 $51

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 12, 2016 $50

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $49

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 27, 2015 $48

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $42

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $42

No Listed Product Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $40

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS OTHER SUTURE SHOULDER OTHER Consulting ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 30, 2015 $39

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Nov 20, 2014 $39

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 24, 2016 $35

No Listed Product Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Jun 12, 2015 $29

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Travel and Lodging ARTHREX, INC.
Jul 28, 2016 $28

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS OTHER SUTURE SHOULDER OTHER Consulting ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 7, 2016 $28

SHOULDER SUTURE FIBERWIRE SUTURETAPE Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Oct 14, 2016 $28

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS SUSPENSORY FIXATION ACL TIGHTROPE KNEE & HIP SUTURE FIBERWIRE #2 FIBERWIRE SHOULDER IMPLANTS SWIVELOCKS COMPOSITE ANCHORS Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 29, 2016 $28

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS OTHER SUTURE SHOULDER OTHER Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Apr 28, 2016 $28

KNEE & HIP IMPLANTS INTERFERENCE SCREWS COMPOSITE SCREWS OTHER SUTURE SHOULDER OTHER Consulting ARTHREX, INC.
Sep 10, 2014 $25

DUEXIS Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Jul 30, 2015 $25

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Promotional Speaking/Other ARTHREX, INC.
Oct 17, 2013 $24

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Jan 28, 2016 $19

DUEXIS Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Oct 10, 2014 $16

SHOULDER & ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Dec 10, 2013 $15

DUEXIS Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Jul 25, 2016 $15

DUEXIS Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Jul 26, 2014 $15

ALL ARTHREX PRODUCT LINES Food and Beverage ARTHREX, INC.
Jan 25, 2016 $12

DUEXIS Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Aug 6, 2013 $12

EUFLEXXA Food and Beverage FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Aug 25, 2014 $11

DISTAL EXTREMITY ARTHROSCOPY Food and Beverage MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Jul 11, 2016 $11

DUEXIS Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA PLC
Oct 17, 2014 $11

TRAUMA PLATES, SCREWS, AND NAILS Food and Beverage SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Apr 21, 2016 $10

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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Transfer of value related to products manufactured by Arthrex, Inc

MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Feb 6, 2014 $9

KNEE & HIP ARTHROSCOPY Food and Beverage MID-ATLANTIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
Nov 18, 2013 $8

DUEXIS Food and Beverage HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Aug 15, 2013 $2

DUEXIS Education HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Nov 19, 2013 $2

DUEXIS Education HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Dec 9, 2013 $2

DUEXIS Education HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Nov 4, 2013 $2

DUEXIS Education HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Dec 17, 2013 $2

DUEXIS Education HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Dec 10, 2013 $2

DUEXIS Education HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Dec 5, 2013 $2

DUEXIS Education HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Aug 23, 2013 $2

DUEXIS Education HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Sep 30, 2013 $2

DUEXIS Education HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Nov 12, 2013 $2

DUEXIS Education HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Oct 1, 2013 $2

DUEXIS Education HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
Nov 5, 2013 $2

DUEXIS Education HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC.
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