Federal government indicts Kentucky cardiologist

The federal government indicted Anis Chalhoub, MD, a cardiologist from London, Kentucky, for allegedly performing unnecessary heart procedures between 2007 and 2011, The Courier-Journal reports. The newspaper said Chalhoub faces punishment of up to 10 years in prison.

The indictment, according to authorities, was related to a scheme in which another cardiologist was sentenced to two and a half years in prison in 2013.

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