Marietta doctor convicted of illegally distributing opioid pain meds, health care fraud


COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — A federal jury has convicted 65-year-old Roger D. Andersen, a southeast Ohio doctor, of illegally prescribing controlled substances and defrauding health care programs. Anderson owned and operated Marietta Medical, which was located on Putnam Street in Marietta.

A federal jury found Anderson guilty of one count of conspiring to distribute controlled substances, eight counts of illegal dispensing of controlled substances and one count of committing health care fraud.