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STEVEN M THEISS
Is This Your Doctor?

STEVEN M THEISS

Listed Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
619 19TH STREET SOUTH, BIRMINGHAM, AL, 35233
Is This Your Doctor?

STEVEN THEISS,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

25

payments

$19,366

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2015

25

payments

$34,823

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2014

64

payments

$46,007

payment total

9

companies paid this doctor
2013

5

payments

$408

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
5 $35,497
Consulting
4 $28,250
Consulting
1 $8,500
Travel and Lodging
27 $5,860
Accredited Training
1 $4,500
Travel and Lodging
7 $3,442
Royalty or License
8 $3,296
Royalty or License
4 $3,102
Travel and Lodging
9 $2,308
Royalty or License
4 $2,233
Food and Beverage
24 $1,354
Food and Beverage
8 $1,162
Food and Beverage
12 $691
Food and Beverage
4 $233
Royalty or License
1 $175

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
ACCUVISION MIS

device

$8,500
BALLISTA MIS

device

$8,500
MAXAN CERVICAL SYSTEM

device

$8,500
POLARIS POSTERIOR SPINAL SYSTEM

device

$8,500
ZYSTON INTERBODY

device

$8,500
POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM

device

$1,978
GALLERY LAMINOPLASTY

device

$1,634
L PLATE

device

$599
VITALITY

device

$137
CD HORIZON

device

$105
EQUIVABONE

device

$92
PERIMETER

device

$68
ALEUTIAN LATERAL

device

$25
† 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
SPINE

device

$28,726
BIOLOGICS

device

$4,000
NON-COVERED PRODUCT

drug

$1,756
THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES

device

$168
DENOVO NT

drug

$93
CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES

device

$80
† 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
SPINE

device

$25,622
BIOLOGICS MEDICAL DEVICES

device

$10,970
ORTHOPEDICS-BIOLOGICS

device

$3,500
EXTREMITIES

device

$2,549
BSBHT-SPINE

device

$1,648
CERVICAL

device

$648
KNEES

device

$432
THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES

device

$205
SPORTS MEDICINE

device

$114
ADVANCED ENERGY HEMOSTATIC DEVICE

device

$108
CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES

device

$93
TRAUMA

device

$51
ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES - NIM, NAV, POWER

device

$37
FOOT AND ANKLE

device

$28
† 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
SPINE

device

$175
BIOLOGICS

device

$112
BIOLOGICS MEDICAL DEVICES

device

$64
CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES

device

$31
RAIL

device

$26
† 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
Apr 25, 2014 $11,250

SPINE Consulting BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Sep 19, 2014 $10,000

BIOLOGICS MEDICAL DEVICES Consulting BIOMET BIOLOGICS, LLC
Apr 7, 2016 $8,500

ACCUVISION MIS BALLISTA MIS MAXAN CERVICAL SYSTEM POLARIS POSTERIOR SPINAL SYSTEM ZYSTON INTERBODY Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 17, 2015 $8,250

SPINE Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 17, 2015 $8,250

SPINE Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Mar 18, 2014 $8,247

SPINE Consulting DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Oct 30, 2015 $7,750

SPINE Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 8, 2016 $4,500

No Listed Product Accredited Training

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Indirect value transfer (used to fund speakers selected by independent medical society)

SYNTHES GMBH
Feb 20, 2015 $4,000

BIOLOGICS Consulting ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jul 25, 2014 $3,500

ORTHOPEDICS-BIOLOGICS Consulting BIOMET ORTHOPEDICS, LLC
Feb 28, 2014 $2,500

EXTREMITIES Consulting BIOMET ORTHOPEDICS, LLC
Apr 8, 2016 $1,520

No Listed Product Travel and Lodging

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Indirect value transfer (used to support travel for attendees selected by an independent medical society)

SYNTHES GMBH
Feb 26, 2014 $1,115

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Aug 14, 2015 $1,043

SPINE Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Mar 9, 2016 $923

POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Sep 19, 2014 $905

BIOLOGICS MEDICAL DEVICES Travel and Lodging BIOMET BIOLOGICS, LLC
Nov 13, 2015 $822

SPINE Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Sep 30, 2014 $730

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Nov 6, 2014 $710

BSBHT-SPINE Royalty or License BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Nov 6, 2014 $710

SPINE Royalty or License BIOMET SPINE, LLC
May 14, 2015 $675

SPINE Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
May 8, 2015 $656

NON-COVERED PRODUCT Food and Beverage PFIZER INC.
Aug 12, 2016 $654

GALLERY LAMINOPLASTY Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Nov 14, 2016 $599

L PLATE Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 22, 2015 $570

SPINE Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Feb 13, 2015 $562

SPINE Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
May 12, 2016 $518

GALLERY LAMINOPLASTY Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
May 8, 2015 $509

NON-COVERED PRODUCT Travel and Lodging PFIZER INC.
Oct 27, 2014 $471

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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Related to a Facility Plant Tour Activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Feb 12, 2016 $462

GALLERY LAMINOPLASTY Royalty or License ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
May 8, 2015 $453

NON-COVERED PRODUCT Travel and Lodging PFIZER INC.
Oct 22, 2015 $427

SPINE Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Mar 23, 2016 $423

POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Aug 1, 2014 $395

KNEES Travel and Lodging BIOMET ORTHOPEDICS, LLC
Mar 18, 2014 $389

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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Related to bonafide consulting activity

DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS INC.
Feb 10, 2014 $378

BSBHT-SPINE Royalty or License BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Feb 10, 2014 $378

SPINE Royalty or License BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Aug 11, 2014 $354

BSBHT-SPINE Royalty or License BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Aug 11, 2014 $354

SPINE Royalty or License BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Jan 31, 2014 $349

CERVICAL Travel and Lodging

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RELATED TO PRODUCT TRAINING ACTIVITY

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Mar 23, 2016 $272

POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Feb 1, 2014 $258

CERVICAL Travel and Lodging

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RELATED TO PRODUCT TRAINING ACTIVITY

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Mar 18, 2016 $240

POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 16, 2014 $209

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
May 6, 2014 $206

BSBHT-SPINE Royalty or License BIOMET SPINE, LLC
May 6, 2014 $206

SPINE Royalty or License BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Apr 8, 2016 $185

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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Indirect value transfer (used to provide meals to attendees of an independent medical society)

SYNTHES GMBH
Nov 11, 2013 $175

SPINE Royalty or License BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Oct 30, 2015 $171

SPINE Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 17, 2014 $164

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Jun 6, 2014 $152

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Mar 21, 2014 $139

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Mar 22, 2014 $139

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Mar 27, 2014 $136

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Oct 12, 2014 $131

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Oct 27, 2014 $123

SPINE Travel and Lodging

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Related to a Facility Plant Tour Activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Jul 9, 2014 $119

THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
May 8, 2015 $118

NON-COVERED PRODUCT Travel and Lodging PFIZER INC.
Feb 25, 2016 $115

VITALITY Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Sep 25, 2013 $112

BIOLOGICS Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Apr 9, 2014 $108

ADVANCED ENERGY HEMOSTATIC DEVICE Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
Jan 21, 2015 $100

THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Sep 24, 2014 $93

CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Apr 30, 2015 $93

DENOVO NT Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Aug 16, 2016 $92

EQUIVABONE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 22, 2015 $88

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jan 15, 2014 $86

THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Mar 9, 2014 $83

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Mar 18, 2014 $83

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Sep 25, 2015 $80

CERVICAL /TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Sep 21, 2016 $77

CD HORIZON Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Feb 1, 2014 $68

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Feb 10, 2016 $68

PERIMETER Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
May 12, 2015 $68

THORACOLUMBAR THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Jul 23, 2014 $66

BIOLOGICS MEDICAL DEVICES Food and Beverage BIOMET BIOLOGICS, LLC
Oct 29, 2013 $64

BIOLOGICS MEDICAL DEVICES Food and Beverage BIOMET BIOLOGICS, LLC
Jul 18, 2014 $59

SPORTS MEDICINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPORTS MEDICINE, LLC
Jan 31, 2014 $53

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Aug 1, 2014 $51

TRAUMA Food and Beverage BIOMET TRAUMA, LLC
Aug 1, 2014 $49

EXTREMITIES Food and Beverage BIOMET ORTHOPEDICS, LLC
Feb 1, 2014 $49

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Oct 26, 2015 $48

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jan 29, 2014 $42

CERVICAL Travel and Lodging

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RELATED TO PRODUCT TRAINING ACTIVITY

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Feb 1, 2014 $38

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Nov 13, 2014 $37

ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES - NIM, NAV, POWER Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Aug 1, 2014 $36

KNEES Food and Beverage BIOMET ORTHOPEDICS, LLC
Mar 9, 2016 $34

POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Aug 1, 2014 $32

SPORTS MEDICINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPORTS MEDICINE, LLC
Nov 20, 2013 $31

CERVICAL AND TRAUMA THERAPIES Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK USA, INC.
Mar 22, 2016 $31

POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 26, 2015 $30

SPINE Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 25, 2014 $29

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Feb 1, 2014 $29

SPINE Food and Beverage

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DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Aug 1, 2014 $28

FOOT AND ANKLE Food and Beverage BIOMET ORTHOPEDICS, LLC
Jan 22, 2016 $28

CD HORIZON Food and Beverage MEDTRONIC USA, INC.
Aug 12, 2013 $26

RAIL Food and Beverage K2M, INC.
Mar 18, 2016 $26

POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 18, 2016 $25

ALEUTIAN LATERAL Food and Beverage

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K2M, INC.
Oct 17, 2014 $24

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Aug 1, 2014 $23

SPORTS MEDICINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPORTS MEDICINE, LLC
Oct 24, 2016 $23

No Listed Product Food and Beverage

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Accelero

ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jun 24, 2016 $22

VITALITY Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Jun 9, 2015 $20

NON-COVERED PRODUCT Travel and Lodging PFIZER INC. STEVEN THEISS
Apr 17, 2015 $20

SPINE Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Apr 17, 2015 $20

SPINE Travel and Lodging ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 27, 2014 $18

SPINE Food and Beverage

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Related to a Facility Plant Tour Activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Mar 18, 2016 $17

POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 17, 2014 $15

SPINE Food and Beverage BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Mar 18, 2014 $14

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Mar 18, 2014 $14

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Mar 18, 2016 $13

POLARIS DEFORMITY SPINAL SYSTEM Food and Beverage ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.
Oct 27, 2014 $13

SPINE Food and Beverage

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Related to a Facility Plant Tour Activity

DEPUY SYNTHES SALES INC.
Mar 18, 2014 $9

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Mar 18, 2014 $7

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Mar 18, 2014 $7

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Mar 18, 2014 $7

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Mar 18, 2014 $7

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Sep 30, 2014 $5

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
Sep 29, 2014 $5

SPINE Travel and Lodging BIOMET SPINE, LLC
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