Physician to Pay $8 Million for Allowing Urinary Incontinence Treatments by Unlicensed, Unsupervised Staff

August 5, 2015 | Risk Management News

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A New York City obstetrician and gynecologist has agreed to pay more than $8 million to settle allegations that he used an unlicensed and often unsupervised staff to treat women suffering from urinary incontinence, states a July 24, 2015, news release from the United States Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of New York. According to the news release, between approximately January 1, 2007, and December 31, 2013, the physician's patients allegedly received urodynamics testing and underwent pelvic floor rehabilitation by an unlicensed staff, often while he was absent from the office conducting surgery at area hospitals or on vacation.

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