A pain management doctor in Pinellas Park is facing the possibility of spending the rest of his life in prison after three people died because he prescribed them drugs they didn’t need, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
According to the FL DOH, Dr. Feldman has 3 Administrative Complaints (from the public) dating back to 2010. All 3 complaints are about him over prescribing oxycodone, otherwise known to the general public as running a Pill Mill. He is a “controlled substance prescriber” and a “dispensing practitioner” with a clear and active medical license. (Dispensing narcotics from a physician office became illegal during the 2010 legislature – thanks to Senator Fasano)
LINK to complaints NOT yet heard by the FL Medical Board after an almost 5 year delay:
What has the FL Board of Medicine done? Nothing as usual even though their mission is to “protect the public health safety of FL citizens”. Nor has the FL Surgeon General John Armstrong done anything. He has the power to emergently suspend a physician license if “lives are in imminent danger”.
Florida is, and will remain the Pill Mill Capitol of the US. This is the reason why FL is not seeing a big spike in heroin deaths like other states – because the Pill Mills are still here!
One can conclude that the governor appointed medical boards are fully responsible for this PHYSICIAN prescribed drug epidemic whose epicenter is Broward County. It is now a national, CDC declared epidemic, morphing into a heroin epidemic. But keep in mind, there are more deaths from PHYSICIAN prescribed drugs than heroin. Let’s keep our eye on the ball – the PHYSICIAN,
And, the FL PDMP (E-Forcse) is not mandatory for physicians to use – see previous blog. REALLY? Nor will Senator Sobel, or any Senator for that matter, step up to the plate to protect the citizens they represent. Shameful!
More FL licensed physicians still practicing medicine with 53 deaths associated with their medical practice:
Florida: Home of the largest Pill Mills in the US
Cynthia Cadet, MD: https://appsmqa.doh.state.fl.us/irm00Praes/PRASINDI.ASP?LicId=83379&ProfNBR=1501
Joseph Castronuovo, MD: https://appsmqa.doh.state.fl.us/IRM00PRAES/PRASINDI.ASP?LicId=101304&ProfNBR=1501
Not only SHAMEFUL but CRIMINAL!