Psychiatrist Todd Clements convicted on prescription fraud, surrenders license
November 19, 2012
A nationally known Frisco psychiatrist convicted of fraudulently issuing prescriptions surrendered his medical license on Wednesday, according to the Collin County District Attorney’s Office.
Todd M. Clements, 43, who lived in Frisco and practiced in Plano and Frisco pleaded guilty to three felony counts of obtaining controlled substances by fraudulently issuing prescriptions.
According to the district attorney’s office, Clements obtained Lisdexaphetamine and Zolpidem, both controlled substances, by issuing fraudulent prescriptions on Aug. 5, 2009, and March 1, 2010.
Clements was a practicing doctor at Clements Clinic of Plano and at the Frisco Counseling and Wellness Center. The author of several books, Clements also co-hosted Meier Clinics Live, a syndicated call-in radio show. He helped start the Plano clinic in 2008.
He permanently surrendered his license to practice medicine in Texas. He was also placed on felony supervision in a specialized substance abuse caseload for 10 years, the maximum allowed, prosecutors said.
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