Here are some highlights from the list of South Bay doctors who received payments from drug companies:

Dr. Clifford Beck, infectious disease medicine, Torrance: In 2011, earned $22,250 from Johnson & Johnson for speaking; in 2010, earned $45,000 from Pfizer for speaking.

Dr. Matthew Budoff, cardiologist at County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, professor at UCLA School of Medicine and researcher at LA BioMed: In 2009, earned $55,500 from Pfizer for speaking; in 2010, earned $150,500 from Pfizer and AstraZeneca for speaking; in 2011, earned $93,000 from Pfizer for speaking; in 2012, earned $42,500 from Johnson & Johnson for speaking.

Dr. Richard Casaburi, internist, pulmonologist, County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center: In 2012, earned $66,300 from Forest for speaking.

Dr. Rowan Chlebowski, oncologist at County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center: In 2010, earned $27,070 from AstraZeneca for speaking; in 2011-12, earned $55,000 from Novartis for speaking; in 2011, earned $39,700 from AstraZeneca for speaking.

Dr. William French, cardiology, County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center: In 2011, earned $51,750 from Eli Lilly for speaking; in 2012, earned $69,000 from Johnson & Johnson for speaking.

Dr. Kevin Kaiserman, pediatric endocrinology, Torrance: In 2010, received $20,788 from Eli Lilly for speaking; in 2012, received $15,000 from Eli Lilly for speaking.

Dr. Lewis Kwong, orthopedic surgery, County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center: In 2009, earned $41,200 from GlaxoSmithKline for speaking; in 2010, earned $22,400 from GlaxoSmithKline for speaking; in 2011, earned $12,500 from Johnson & Johnson for speaking.

Dr. James S. Pratty, psychiatrist, Torrance: In 2010, earned $24,100 from AstraZeneca for speaking; in 2011, earned $64,400 from AstraZeneca for speaking; in 2012, earned $28,900 from AstraZeneca for speaking.

Dr. Ronald J. Ruby, internal medicine, Manhattan Beach: In 2009, earned $46,025 from Eli Lilly for speaking; in 2010, earned $17,800 from Eli Lilly for speaking; in 2011, earned $18,500 from Eli Lilly for speaking.

Dr. Atman P. Shah, internal medicine, near Torrance: In 2012, earned $71,400 from AstraZeneca for speaking.