A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Maryland cardiologist who implanted unnecessary heart stents in more than 100 patients.
More trouble for a world-renowned cardiologist. Nearly two dozen additional lawsuits are filed against Dr. Mark Midei for allegedly implanting stents into patients who didn’t need them.
The Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury has agreed to settle allegations that it failed to take action to prevent medically unnecessary cardiac stent procedures by a physician who had privileges there.
Prosecutors say a federal jury has convicted a Salisbury cardiologist of six health care fraud offenses in connection with inserting unnecessary heart stents.