Daily Archives: January 31, 2013

Manhattan doctor illegally sold painkiller prescriptions to drug trafficking organization

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner RAYMOND W. KELLY, Medicaid Inspector General JAMES C. COX, New York State Commissioner of Health NIRAV R. SHAH, M.D., M.P.H., ROBERT DOAR, Commissioner of the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) and BRIAN R. CROWELL, Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York Division, announced today the arrest and indictment of Dr. ROBERT S. GIBBS, SR., a licensed internal medicine physician, for allegedly writing dozens of oxycodone prescriptions for individuals not under his care in exchange for cash payments. These prescriptions were collected …