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ROBERT L MICHAELSON
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ROBERT L MICHAELSON

Listed Specialty: Surgery
125 130TH ST SE, EVERETT, WA, 98208-6400
Is This Your Doctor?

ROBERT MICHAELSON,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

23

payments

$2,715

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2015

21

payments

$6,697

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2014

26

payments

$2,940

payment total

6

companies paid this doctor
2013

3

payments

$188

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
Travel and Lodging
7 $3,304
Consulting
1 $3,000
Travel and Lodging
12 $2,176
Travel and Lodging
6 $1,769
Food and Beverage
20 $1,172
Food and Beverage
11 $539
Food and Beverage
13 $394
Food and Beverage
3 $188

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
ECHELON FLEX STAPLER

device

$1,679
HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY

device

$1,592
STRATAFIX

device

$1,037
DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM

device

$958
SURGICEL FAMILY OF ABSORBABLE HEMOSTATS

device

$555
ECHELON ENDOPATH STAPLER

device

$62
DERMABOND PORTFOLIO

device

$59
PRIMATRIX

device

$16
† 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
ORBERA

device

$4,524
ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS

device

$2,003
BIO-A TISSUE REINFORCEMENT

device

$135
ENERGY HARMONIC

device

$48
BAND

device

$20
CONTRAVE

drug

$18
XARELTO

drug

$17
† 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
DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM

device

$2,027
ENDO STAPLING

device

$374
OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND

device

$254
ENDOSCOPY OTHER

device

$112
VESSEL SEALING

device

$102
SURGICAL

device

$74
ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS

device

$55
ENERGY HARMONIC

device

$45
† 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
GENERAL SURGERY AND SURGICAL VISUALIZATION

device

$136
ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS

device

$30
BELVIQ

drug

$23
† 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 16, 2015 $3,000

ORBERA Consulting APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Jan 16, 2015 $1,524

ORBERA Travel and Lodging APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Jun 10, 2014 $1,008

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Apr 17, 2015 $781

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Travel and Lodging

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ETHICON US, LLC
Jul 31, 2016 $500

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Apr 1, 2016 $412

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY STRATAFIX Travel and Lodging

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ETHICON INC.
Oct 19, 2015 $363

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Travel and Lodging

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ETHICON US, LLC
Dec 23, 2014 $361

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Oct 21, 2016 $318

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY SURGICEL FAMILY OF ABSORBABLE HEMOSTATS Travel and Lodging ETHICON INC.
Apr 1, 2016 $239

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY STRATAFIX Travel and Lodging

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ETHICON INC.
Oct 21, 2016 $229

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY SURGICEL FAMILY OF ABSORBABLE HEMOSTATS Travel and Lodging ETHICON INC.
Oct 19, 2015 $221

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Travel and Lodging

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ETHICON US, LLC
Dec 9, 2014 $200

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Oct 19, 2015 $168

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Travel and Lodging

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ETHICON US, LLC
Apr 1, 2016 $159

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY STRATAFIX Travel and Lodging

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ETHICON INC.
Apr 17, 2015 $156

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Travel and Lodging

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ETHICON US, LLC
Jun 25, 2014 $155

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Nov 4, 2014 $154

ENDO STAPLING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN LP
Oct 28, 2013 $136

GENERAL SURGERY AND SURGICAL VISUALIZATION Food and Beverage CONMED CORPORATION
Apr 17, 2015 $135

BIO-A TISSUE REINFORCEMENT Food and Beverage W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Aug 15, 2016 $129

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Apr 1, 2016 $117

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY STRATAFIX Food and Beverage

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ETHICON INC.
Nov 5, 2014 $112

ENDOSCOPY OTHER Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Jan 10, 2014 $106

ENDO STAPLING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Dec 3, 2014 $104

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Sep 24, 2014 $102

ENDO STAPLING VESSEL SEALING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
Jul 27, 2016 $99

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Oct 20, 2016 $95

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Apr 17, 2015 $92

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Travel and Lodging

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ETHICON US, LLC
Nov 9, 2016 $84

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Dec 6, 2014 $77

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Apr 18, 2014 $74

SURGICAL Food and Beverage NEOMEND, INC.
Dec 3, 2014 $74

OVERSTITCH AND OR LAPBAND Food and Beverage APOLLO ENDOSURGERY INC
Mar 2, 2016 $59

DERMABOND PORTFOLIO ECHELON ENDOPATH STAPLER HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY STRATAFIX Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Oct 13, 2016 $54

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Oct 28, 2014 $52

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Oct 21, 2016 $51

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Jun 25, 2014 $49

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Oct 18, 2015 $48

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS ENERGY HARMONIC Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Jun 10, 2014 $45

ENERGY HARMONIC Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Jul 23, 2015 $44

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Jun 25, 2014 $37

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Oct 28, 2014 $36

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Sep 24, 2014 $36

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Mar 19, 2014 $32

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Oct 16, 2013 $30

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage ETHICON INC.
Apr 17, 2015 $29

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Apr 17, 2015 $28

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage

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ETHICON US, LLC
Apr 1, 2016 $27

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY STRATAFIX Food and Beverage

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ETHICON INC.
Apr 17, 2015 $25

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage

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ETHICON US, LLC
Jun 25, 2014 $24

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Apr 1, 2016 $24

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY STRATAFIX Food and Beverage

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ETHICON INC.
Aug 18, 2016 $23

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Dec 9, 2014 $23

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Jul 27, 2016 $23

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Jul 26, 2016 $23

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Aug 18, 2016 $23

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Oct 2, 2013 $23

BELVIQ Food and Beverage EISAI INC.
Jun 25, 2014 $21

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Oct 19, 2015 $20

BAND ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Dec 18, 2014 $19

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Sep 21, 2015 $17

CONTRAVE Food and Beverage TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICALS AMERICA, INC.
Oct 19, 2015 $17

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage

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ETHICON US, LLC
Jun 3, 2015 $17

XARELTO Food and Beverage JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Jan 19, 2016 $16

PRIMATRIX Food and Beverage TEI MEDICAL INC.
Jun 25, 2014 $15

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Jun 25, 2014 $13

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Mar 25, 2014 $11

ENDO STAPLING Food and Beverage COVIDIEN SALES LLC
May 19, 2015 $9

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Oct 21, 2016 $9

ECHELON FLEX STAPLER HARMONIC PRODUCT FAMILY SURGICEL FAMILY OF ABSORBABLE HEMOSTATS Food and Beverage ETHICON INC.
Oct 19, 2015 $4

ENDOSCOPY ENDOCUTTERS Food and Beverage

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ETHICON US, LLC
Oct 21, 2016 $3

ECHELON ENDOPATH STAPLER Food and Beverage ETHICON US, LLC
Sep 20, 2015 $1

CONTRAVE Food and Beverage TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICALS AMERICA, INC.
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