A New York City doctor was arrested on Monday for allegedly handing out thousands of unnecessary painkiller prescriptions — despite knowing that some of his patients were hooked on the addictive opioid drugs.
According to the New York Daily News, 81-year-old Dr. Martin Tesher allegedly wrote in excess of 14,000 unnecessary oxycodone prescriptions over the course of almost five years. Authorities told (more…)
An Upper East Side doctor was busted by federal authorities Monday, accused of feeding his patients’ addiction to powerful painkillers.
Dr. Martin Tesher is charged with prescribing 2.2 million oxycodone pills to patients without a legitimate medical purpose – including those he knew were addicted to the powerful pain killer.
The millions of pills were doled out among 14,000 illegal scripts that the (more…)