Is Your Middle Tenneessee Doctor On This List of Those Arrested For Opiods?


New England Towns Struggle With Opioid And Heroin Epidemic

New England Towns Struggle With Opioid And Heroin Epidemic

There was a huge set of federal indictments against Tennessee doctors who over-precribed opiods. Is you doctor in this group of professionals?

  • Dr. Lawrence J. Valdez, 50, of Hendersonville: indicted on 18 counts of prescribing a Schedule II controlled substance outside the usual course of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose, between June 2016 and March 2017.
  • Heather Marks, 36, of Murfreesboro, a nurse practitioner: indicted on four counts of prescribing a Schedule II controlled substance outside the usual course of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose, between December 2016 and February 2018.
  • Dr. Bowdoin G. Smith, 64, of Carthage: indicted on two counts of prescribing a Schedule II controlled substance outside the usual course of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose, in January and February of this year.
  • Dr. Darrell R. Rinehart, 63, of Indianapolis, Indiana, formerly of Columbia, Tennessee: indicted on 19 counts of prescribing a Schedule II controlled substance outside the usual course of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose.
  • Dr. Timothy Abbott, 62, of Nashville, a Podiatrist: indicted on seven counts of prescribing a Schedule II controlled substance outside the usual course of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose, between January 2015 and January 2019.
  • Dr. Bowdoin G. Smith, 64, of Carthage: indicted on two counts of prescribing a Schedule II controlled substance outside the usual course of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose, in January and February of this year.
  • Three Pain MD nurse practitioners – Brian Richey, 37, of Cookeville; Daniel Seeley, 58, of Batesville, Mississippi; and Jonathan White, 49, of Tullahoma: were indicted on three counts of healthcare fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud.