Three Doctors Charged in Opioid Takedown

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Thursday, September 26, 2019

Three local doctors are among 13 people charged Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Justice for allegedly distributing controlled substances through “pill mill” clinics.
Dr. Troy Balgo of St. Clairsville, Ohio, Dr. Thomas Romano of Wheeling, West Virginia, and Dr. Freeda Flynn of St. Clairsville are among those charged. A total of 12 individuals were charged for their alleged role in unlawfully distributing opioids and other controlled substances and 11 were physicians, the Justice Department said. The alleged conduct resulted in the distribution of more than 17 million pills.
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