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Revocation and $430,000 in fines and legal costs upheld for “massive” fraud by doctor

An appellate court upheld a decision by New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners to revoke the license of a physician who engaged in a "massive, fraudulent billing scheme" (In the Matter of Hessein). The October 18 decision also upheld fines and costs of over $430,000 issued by the board against anesthesiologist Amgad Hessein.

Hessein was the sole practitioner at a chain of pain clinics with offices in several New Jersey cities when, in 2009, a police detective who had received a tip concerning the . . .

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