A physician who formerly practiced at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in St. Joseph lost his license last month because of an opioid-related felony conviction. According to the Kansas Board of Healing Arts, Steven Puderbaugh wrote prescriptions for hundreds of oxycodone pills for a patient who was to fill them and then give the pills to the doctor. Puderbaugh was sentenced to three years probation.
A physician who formerly practiced at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in St. Joseph lost his license last month because of an opioid-related felony conviction. According to the Kansas Board of Healing Arts, Steven Puderbaugh wrote prescriptions for hundreds of oxycodone pills for a patient who was to fill them and then give the pills to the doctor. Puderbaugh was sentenced to three years probation. Wire photo
A physician who formerly practiced at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in St. Joseph lost his license last month because of an opioid-related felony conviction. According to the Kansas Board of Healing Arts, Steven Puderbaugh wrote prescriptions for hundreds of oxycodone pills for a patient who was to fill them and then give the pills to the doctor. Puderbaugh was sentenced to three years probation. Wire photo

How do docs misusing drugs fit into the opioid crisis? One example sheds light.

October 10, 2017 11:59 AM