INDIAN AMERICAN DOCTORS

  • US: Indian doctors win racial discrimination case February 22, 2012

    Houston: Three IndianAmerican doctors, who were derogatorily called "the Indians" and treated as "secondclass citizens" by the CEO of a medical center in the US, have won a racial discrimination case in a Texas court. The US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals found that Citizens Medical Center in Victoria had violated...
  • 6 IndianAmericans caught in US Medicare fraud February 18, 2011

    Washington: At least six Indian Americans are among more than 100 doctors, nurses and health care executives arrested by the authorities in the biggest US crackdown on Medicare fraud. In all, 111 persons were arrested in nine cities across the nation on Thursday on charges of making false billings to defraud...
  • Fraudulent IndianAmerican doc jailed in US February 2, 2011

    Boston: An IndianAmerican doctor has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by a US court for committing health care fraud with his wife and has been ordered to forfeit over $43 million in cash and property gained through the fraud. Arun Sharma, 56, conspired with his wife Kiran Sharma and...
  • Indian American doctor charged with drug trafficking June 27, 2009

    Washington: An Indian American doctor has been indicted by a federal grand jury on 202 counts of drug trafficking and related violations that entail a fine in excess of $500,000. The indictment charges 59yearold Narendra Kumar Agrawal of Galion, Ohio with engaging in a scheme to distribute nearly 500,000 tablets...