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Spine Doctor Faces New Charges
CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- Local spine doctor accused of performing unnecessary surgeries and billing health care programs millions of dollars faces more charges.
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 is set to stand trial in January.
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