Hialeah docs charged for Unlawfully Allotting Opioids.
Two South Florida docs have been arrested on prices of unlawfully meting out opioids to sufferers at their medical workplaces, the state lawyer’s workplaces introduced Thursday.
Victor Hugo Espinosa, 57, of Fort Lauderdale, and Rodolfo Gonzalez-Garcia, 65, of Weston, every had been physicians at ache clinics in Hialeah.
Espinosa, a delegated doctor at East Medical Workplace, Inc., is accused of offering over 1,000 prescriptions for Oxycodone to sufferers for no reputable medical motive in trade for money from August 2017 to Could 2018.
He allegedly prescribed roughly 119,534 tablets of Oxycodone, to which sufferers would illegally promote, the criticism alleged. The tablets accounted for 99 % of all managed substances Espinosa prescribed at East Medical.
Gonzalez-Garcia was the doctor supplier for West Medical Workplace, Inc., the place was allegedly paid by Fidel Marrero-Castellanos, 56, of Miami, to prescribe Oxycodone and OxyContin, the state lawyer’s workplace alleged.
Marrero-Castellanos allegedly recruited Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries as sufferers and likewise paid Gonzalez-Garcia’s spouse Arlene Gonzalez; 36-year-old Sucett Lopez Hialeah and 35-year-old Annie Suarez-Gonzalez of Westmont, Illinois, for prescriptions.
Every defendant faces 20 years imprisonment and hearings start for the docs on Tuesday. Lawyer info was not accessible.