Pennsylvania psychiatrist charged with running 'pill mill'

March 21, 2018

Pennsylvania psychiatrist Spiros Y. Kassis has been charged with improperly prescribing narcotics to opioid addicts.

According to public records, Montgomery County detectives received a call that Kassis was prescribing narcotic painkillers to opioid addicts. The caller described Kassis’ medical practice as a “pill mill.”  

Following an investigation, Kassis was charged on February 14 with 14 counts of administration or dispensing of a controlled substance by a practitioner for other than approved use, 14 counts of recklessly endangering another person, and other related crimes.

He was released after posting $250,000 bail.  

SOURCE: Mari A. Schaefer, "Montco psychiatrist charged with running 'pill mill',", 15 Mar 2018,


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