First Doctor Convicted of Murder for Recklessly Prescribing Opioids

Rowland Heights doctor was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in connection with the overdose deaths of three patients, capping a landmark case that was closely watched by medical and legal professionals across the country.

Dr. Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng, who prosecutors say is the first doctor convicted of murder in the United States for recklessly prescribing drugs to patients, was accused of ignoring “red flags” about her prescribing habits, including the overdose of a patient in her clinic and nine phone calls in less than three years from authorities informing her that patients had died with drugs in their system. Learn more on LATimes.com

Our prescriptions are written only for documented, medical purposes, at Elite Pain Management we are NOT legalized drug dealers.

The Doctor convicted in CA catered to young patients who traveled long distances and paid cash for their prescriptions. She wrote them without performing meaningful medical exams and despite there being no medical necessity for the drugs.

We do not give the same dosage of prescription drugs to all patients
We do not prescribe combinations of medications that can cause death-including narcotics, benzodiazepines and soma. Furthermore all patients undergo an in depth medical evaluation so that we can find the cause of the pain. Thus, we treat the diagnosis – not just the symptoms.

We do believe that All Lives Matter – and are committed to helping every patient from all walks of life, deal with their chronic diseases and addictions.

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