Health Care Professionals

February 1, 2023

Doctor gave ‘unnecessary’ opioids to patients who had sex with him, Ohio officials say

A doctor in Ohio pleaded guilty to multiple counts of illegally prescribing opioids and other controlled substances to patients for whom the drugs were “medically unnecessary,” according to prosecutors.
February 1, 2023

Ohio physician pleads guilty to illegally prescribing opiods, healthcare fraud

Jeffrey Sutton, 65, a physician who practiced in Niles, Ohio, until early 2022, pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, to 31 counts of illegally prescribing patients opioids and other controlled substances, one count of illegally distributing controlled substances, and 20 counts of healthcare fraud.
January 15, 2023

Ohio’s State Opioid Stimulant Response awards grant to Montgomery County ADAMHS

DAYTON — Montgomery County ADAMHS is receiving a grant of over $800,000 from the Ohio Department of Mental and Addiction Services, according to a spokesperson.
January 10, 2023

Sutton also is accused of engaging in sex acts with three patients during office visits and outside the office.

An osteopathic doctor whose Niles office was raided by the FBI nearly a year ago faces 52 charges accusing him of health care fraud and violating federal laws regulating the dispensing of and distribution of controlled substances.
January 11, 2023

Former Doctor Convicted of Illegal Distribution of Controlled Substances

A federal jury convicted a doctor formerly licensed in Ohio today for illegally prescribing controlled substance pills in violation of the Controlled Substances Act.
November 3, 2022

OD deaths in kids prompt Cincinnati Children's to open clinic for opioid-addicted

Key Points: People 16 to 21 with opioid-use disorder can get medication assisted treatment at this Cincinnati Children's clinic. Clinic staff is trained and licensed to prescribe Suboxone, an opioid use disorder medication approved by the FDA. The clinic's opening coincides with a rise in overdose deaths, including the deaths of teenagers and young adults.
October 21, 2022
October 18, 2022

More Than 4 Million Deadly Dosages Of Fentanyl Seized In Michigan, Ohio During DEA Enforcement Surge

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Michigan and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Detroit Division today announced the results of an