Dr. Mark Midei

Settlements Near In Unnecessary Stents Lawsuits

Court documents show that settlements in two class-action lawsuits over unnecessary artery stents at a Towson hospital are awaiting court approval.


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Appeals Court Affirms Md. Doctor’s Convictions

A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Maryland cardiologist who implanted unnecessary heart stents in more than 100 patients.


Dr. Mark Midei

Doctor Accused Of Performing Unneeded Stent Surgeries Cannot Seek Damages

A setback for the cardiologist accused of performing hundreds of unnecessary surgeries.


St. Joseph Medical Center

Univ. Of Md. Enters Ownership Negotiations With St. Joseph Medical Center

WJZ has learned the University of Maryland Medical System has entered into an exclusive agreement with St. Joseph Medical Center.


Dr. Mark Midei

Patients Outraged By Midei’s Comments About Stent Surgery Malpractice Scandal

Depressed but pressing on. A Towson doctor at the center of a massive malpractice investigation says he considered taking his own life. Now former patients who accused Dr. Mark Midei of wrongdoing react.


Dr. Mark Midei

Towson Doctor Accused Of Stent Surgery Malpractice Breaks His Silence

Breaking his silence. A Towson doctor at the center of a massive malpractice investigation opens up to the Baltimore Sun.


Dr. Mark Midei

Number Of Medical Fraud Lawsuits Growing Against Well-Known Cardiologist

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.


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Eastern Shore Doctor Gets Jail Time For Placing Unnecessary Stents In Heart Patients

A landmark judgement against a Maryland doctor. He is slapped with a harsh sentence for defrauding dozens of patients.


AP Photo/Heart Stent device

Hospital To Pay $1.8M To Settle Stent Allegations

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.


Dr. Mark Midei

Dr. Mark Midei’s License Revoked After Stent Scandal

The doctor at the center of a major medical scandal can no longer practice medicine in Maryland.



Lawmakers Propose Bill To Regulate Stents

There was another critical debate in Annapolis Wednesday. This one focused on protecting hearts in Maryland after many learned they were offered a stent procedure they did not need. Lawmakers are working to better regulate the surgery.


St. Joseph Medical Center

50 New Lawsuits Filed On St. Joseph Medical Center

On Thursday, 50 people treated at St. Joseph Medical Center filed new lawsuits sparked by a federal investigation that found they may have undergone unnecessary heart surgeries.