Queens physician charged with being a Dr. Feelgood, selling Oxycodone prescriptions
A Queens doctor was busted Tuesday for allegedly acting more like a dealer than a healer — taking money for prescriptions for painkillers without examining patients, officials said.
Anand Persaud, 44, who has offices in Jamaica, Queens, and Baldwin, L.I., was charged with illegally selling prescriptions for Oxycodone on two occasions. But investigators believe he made $1.4 million from 5,800 office visits in 2011 and 2012 in which he prescribed the addictive meds to patients, officials said.
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