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New Charges Filed Against Spinal Surgeon
CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- More charges are filed against a Cincinnati Spinal surgeon accused of performing unnecessary surgeries and bilking health care programs out of millions of dollars.
Dr. Atiq Durrani faces 26 new charges that include 11 charges of distributing controlled substances.
Prosecutors say the doctor signed blank prescriptions filled out by others at his office while he was out of the country. Durrani has already pleaded not guilty to earlier charges of health care fraud and lying about health care matters.
Durrani's trial is set for January 13th.
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