Louisville Gynecologist Convicted of Fraud, Prescribing Pain Pills

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Louisville physician is facing possible prison time for illegally prescribing pain pills.

Dr. George Kudmani was convicted on federal charges of health care fraud and unlawful distribution of controlled substances.

A gynecologist who had a practice on Stonestreet Road, Kudmani would charge a first-time patient $75 for an exam.    On follow-up visits, the patients would pay $35 for Oxycodone and Hydrocodone subscriptions without a physical examination.

Patients testified to paying cash and being prescribed pills for year.

Kudmani faces a maximum 30 years in prison when he is sentenced in June.

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