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Two Physicians Have Licenses Suspended in Multi-Department Probe PDF Print
Written by Boone Police Department Press Release   
Monday, 26 July 2010 15:46

An investigation by the Boone Police Department Narcotics Unit, the Watauga County Special Investigations Unit, the State Bureau Investigations Unit and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) led to the suspension of Dr. Benjamin Bradley Fann and Dr. Juan De Virgiilis of Total Health Integrated Services, medical licenses by the North Carolina Medical Board.

Authorities say that during the investigation it was discovered that Dr. De Virgiilis with the assistance of Dr. Fann was authorizing controlled substance for patients without proper DEA privileges.  

As of July 2, Dr. De Virgiilis’ medical license is suspended indefinitely; however he may apply for reinstatement in one year.  Fann’s license will be suspended for six months beginning October 1, 2010.

Details surrounding this case can be viewed on the North Carolina Medical Board’s website.



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