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CRAIG BAKER
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CRAIG BAKER

Listed Specialty: Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
1520 SAN PABLO ST, SUITE 4300, LOS ANGELES, CA, 90033-5330
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CRAIG BAKER,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

18

payments

$14,974

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2015

38

payments

$19,298

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2014

33

payments

$12,995

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2013

28

payments

$12,674

payment total

3

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
Promotional Speaking/Other
6 $10,160
Promotional Speaking/Other
14 $10,005
Promotional Speaking/Other
4 $7,786
Honoraria
3 $6,878
Consulting
3 $6,569
Promotional Speaking/Other
3 $6,412
Honoraria
1 $2,500
Food and Beverage
27 $1,911
Food and Beverage
24 $1,810
Consulting
2 $1,152
Travel and Lodging
3 $1,025
Travel and Lodging
3 $811
Food and Beverage
9 $706
Food and Beverage
9 $635
Consulting
1 $625
Travel and Lodging
2 $492
Travel and Lodging
2 $423
Nonaccredited Training
1 $40

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
TRIFECTA GT

device

$6,518
BIOCOR STENTED TISSUE VALVE

device

$6,518
TRIFECTA VALVE

device

$6,518
EPIC STENTED TISSUE VALVE

device

$6,518
HANCOCK

device

$768
ANGIO-SEAL

device

$178
CG FUTURE

device

$133
SPYGLASS DIRECT VISUALIZATION SYSTEM

device

$69
† 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
STRUCTURAL HEART

device

$8,854
PERICARDIAL HEART VALVES

device

$4,711
HEART VALVE REPAIR

device

$2,527
OTHER

device

$2,500
VASCULAR

device

$254
HEART VALVES

device

$224
CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT

device

$170
HEARTMATE II

device

$122
CATHETER

device

$111
OTHER

drug

$84
STENTS

device

$65
TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES

device

$60
† 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
STRUCTURAL HEART

device

$11,034
HEART VALVES

device

$1,961
† 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
STRUCTURAL HEART

device

$8,234
HEART VALVES

device

$4,430
VASCULAR

device

$2,500
XARELTO

drug

$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.

Payment Details in

When How Much Related To What For From Third Party Payee
Dec 22, 2016 $3,664

BIOCOR STENTED TISSUE VALVE EPIC STENTED TISSUE VALVE TRIFECTA GT TRIFECTA VALVE Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 26, 2015 $3,664

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 23, 2014 $3,664

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 10, 2013 $3,125

HEART VALVES Promotional Speaking/Other MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 23, 2014 $2,748

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 4, 2016 $2,500

No Listed Product Honoraria EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Jul 29, 2016 $2,500

No Listed Product Honoraria EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Mar 20, 2015 $2,500

OTHER Consulting EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Aug 28, 2013 $2,500

STRUCTURAL HEART VASCULAR Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Mar 20, 2015 $2,500

PERICARDIAL HEART VALVES Honoraria EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Nov 26, 2015 $2,290

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 2, 2015 $2,035

HEART VALVE REPAIR Consulting EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Sep 2, 2015 $2,035

PERICARDIAL HEART VALVES Consulting EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Oct 12, 2016 $1,878

No Listed Product Honoraria EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Oct 23, 2014 $1,832

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Dec 22, 2016 $1,374

BIOCOR STENTED TISSUE VALVE EPIC STENTED TISSUE VALVE TRIFECTA GT TRIFECTA VALVE Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Dec 22, 2016 $1,374

BIOCOR STENTED TISSUE VALVE EPIC STENTED TISSUE VALVE TRIFECTA GT TRIFECTA VALVE Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Nov 26, 2015 $1,145

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 23, 2014 $916

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 15, 2014 $753

HEART VALVES Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Nov 26, 2015 $687

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 13, 2013 $640

HEART VALVES Consulting MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 6, 2016 $625

HANCOCK Consulting MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 13, 2013 $512

HEART VALVES Consulting MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 7, 2014 $500

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 21, 2014 $500

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 16, 2013 $401

STRUCTURAL HEART Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 1, 2013 $365

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 1, 2013 $365

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 5, 2013 $365

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 14, 2013 $365

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 1, 2013 $365

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 5, 2013 $365

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 1, 2013 $365

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 14, 2013 $365

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 5, 2013 $365

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 14, 2013 $365

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 14, 2013 $365

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 5, 2013 $365

STRUCTURAL HEART Promotional Speaking/Other ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 25, 2015 $328

HEART VALVE REPAIR Travel and Lodging EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Feb 17, 2016 $245

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Aug 16, 2013 $217

STRUCTURAL HEART Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 16, 2014 $195

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 16, 2013 $193

STRUCTURAL HEART Travel and Lodging ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 15, 2014 $192

HEART VALVES Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 26, 2015 $180

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Dec 19, 2013 $180

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 16, 2016 $179

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Jun 25, 2014 $172

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 1, 2015 $170

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 13, 2013 $165

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 25, 2015 $164

HEART VALVE REPAIR Travel and Lodging EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Jun 26, 2015 $164

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Dec 9, 2014 $161

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 15, 2014 $160

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 26, 2014 $154

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 8, 2015 $148

STRUCTURAL HEART VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jan 26, 2015 $147

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 27, 2016 $141

ANGIO-SEAL Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 7, 2014 $140

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Nov 7, 2014 $138

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jan 27, 2015 $135

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jul 15, 2015 $133

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Dec 5, 2016 $133

HANCOCK Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jan 25, 2016 $133

CG FUTURE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Aug 16, 2013 $127

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 23, 2013 $124

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 26, 2015 $122

HEARTMATE II Food and Beverage THORATEC CORPORATION
Apr 27, 2014 $121

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jan 24, 2015 $111

CATHETER Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jan 25, 2016 $106

BIOCOR STENTED TISSUE VALVE EPIC STENTED TISSUE VALVE TRIFECTA GT TRIFECTA VALVE Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jan 26, 2015 $93

PERICARDIAL HEART VALVES Food and Beverage EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
May 5, 2015 $84

OTHER Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
May 15, 2014 $80

HEART VALVES Travel and Lodging MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 8, 2014 $78

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Sep 8, 2014 $78

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 28, 2014 $78

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 6, 2014 $77

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 24, 2016 $69

SPYGLASS DIRECT VISUALIZATION SYSTEM Food and Beverage BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Oct 8, 2015 $68

STRUCTURAL HEART VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 8, 2014 $65

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Apr 30, 2015 $65

STENTS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 27, 2015 $60

TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVES Food and Beverage EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
May 29, 2015 $40

No Listed Product Nonaccredited Training MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC. Society Thoracic Surgeons
Jun 27, 2015 $35

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Nov 26, 2013 $30

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 16, 2014 $29

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Sep 23, 2013 $28

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jun 24, 2015 $28

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 16, 2013 $25

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 5, 2015 $25

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Feb 25, 2015 $24

PERICARDIAL HEART VALVES Food and Beverage EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
May 15, 2014 $24

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 28, 2016 $22

ANGIO-SEAL Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jan 25, 2014 $21

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jul 15, 2015 $21

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jan 26, 2014 $20

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Jul 11, 2014 $20

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 9, 2015 $20

STRUCTURAL HEART VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 9, 2015 $18

STRUCTURAL HEART VASCULAR Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 25, 2015 $18

PERICARDIAL HEART VALVES Food and Beverage EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Oct 16, 2014 $18

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
May 15, 2014 $17

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Oct 28, 2016 $16

ANGIO-SEAL Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Aug 16, 2013 $15

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Oct 17, 2014 $15

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jan 26, 2014 $14

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Jul 17, 2015 $12

PERICARDIAL HEART VALVES Food and Beverage EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Nov 21, 2013 $11

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Jun 22, 2016 $10

HANCOCK Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Feb 26, 2015 $10

PERICARDIAL HEART VALVES Food and Beverage EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Oct 17, 2014 $9

STRUCTURAL HEART Food and Beverage ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
Feb 25, 2015 $9

PERICARDIAL HEART VALVES Food and Beverage EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
May 15, 2014 $8

HEART VALVES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.
Feb 18, 2016 $7

No Listed Product Food and Beverage EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Jul 17, 2015 $6

PERICARDIAL HEART VALVES Food and Beverage EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Feb 25, 2015 $5

PERICARDIAL HEART VALVES Food and Beverage EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
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