Dr. Devendra Patel, Cardiologist, Sentenced To Three Years In Prison For Unlawful Distribution Of Opioids

Dr. Devendra I. Patel, aka Devendrakumar I. Patel, a northern Nevada cardiologist was sentenced Tuesday to three years and one month in federal prison for prescribing highly addictive pain pills Oxycodone and Hydrocodone at a high rate to his patients without a medical purpose. “Medical professionals who violate their oath and the law by prescribing addictive opioids without a legitimate medical purpose will be investigated, prosecuted, and held accountable for their actions,” said U.S. Attorney Trutanich. “The U.S. Attorney’s Office is fully committed to the investigation and prosecution of medical professionals … Continue reading Dr. Devendra Patel, Cardiologist, Sentenced To Three Years In Prison For Unlawful Distribution Of Opioids