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PORTER RANCH (CBSLA.com) — Dr. Jeffrey Nordella of Porter Ranch is the medical David who defeated Goliath – after winning a $4.5 million judgment against Anthem Blue Cross for violation of fair procedures. Nordella, who had […]

04/09/2013

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OC Doc Pleads Guilty To Prescribing Pain Meds For Cash At Starbucks Stores

An Orange County doctor has agreed to plead guilty to charges of illegally prescribing drugs to his patients at nightly meetings in Starbucks stores.

04/05/2013

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Family Of Slain Newport Beach Urologist Files 2 Suits Against His Accused Killer

The family of a Newport Beach urologist has filed two lawsuits against the patient accused of killing him.

04/05/2013

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Can ‘Zero Dark Thirty’, Oscars Help Free Imprisoned Doctor Who Helped Find Bin Laden?

“Zero Dark Thirty” is a contender to bring home an Academy Award for Best Picture this weekend, but first, local activists are joining forces to free a doctor who helped the United States find Osama bin Laden.

CBS Los Angeles–02/20/2013

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OC Doctor Fatally Shot At Newport Beach Medical Office

An Orange County doctor was fatally shot Monday in a medical office in Newport Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2013

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Valley Doc Pleads Guilty To $3M Medicare Fraud For Procedures He Never Performed

Federal prosecutors say a San Fernando Valley doctor has pleaded guilty to scamming Medicare out of $3 million for procedures that were never performed.

01/24/2013

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OC Podiatrist To Be Arraigned On Child Porn Charges

An Orange County podiatrist is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday morning on felony child pornography charges after more than 1,100 images of young girls were discovered on his computer.

01/10/2013

Irvine doctor Amir Yazdan found 11-year-old Tyler Winge (above) unconscious when he began to administer CPR. (courtesy Marjie Britz)

‘A Miracle': OC Doctor Revives Boy, 11

It was New Year’s Eve, and Irvine doctor Amir Yazdan had just bought a new Porsche back east.

01/09/2013

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Doctor Sentenced To Year In Prison For $11M Medicare Fraud

A Southern California doctor has been sentenced to prison for an $11 million Medicare scheme that paid kickbacks to patients recruited on Skid Row.

12/19/2012

Doctor Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Medicare Out Of $11M

A Southern California doctor has pleaded guilty to conspiring to bilk Medicare out of more than $11 million by exaggerating patients’ symptoms to obtain wheelchairs and other medical equipment.

11/26/2012

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Rialto ER Doctor Trades In Scalpels For Guns As SWAT Volunteer

An emergency room physician trades scalpels and syringes for guns and gear as a member of the SWAT team in San Bernardino County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/12/2012

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Octomom Checks Into Rehab Citing Anxiety, Stress

Nadya Suleman has checked herself into a rehabilitation center, citing anxiety, exhaustion and stress.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2012

Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng, shown here in an earlier court appearance, has been charged with second-degree murder in the deaths of three men in their 20s. (credit: CBS)

Rowland Heights Doctor Accused Of Murder Pleads Not Guilty

A Rowland Heights doctor accused in the prescription-drug-overdose deaths of three men pleaded not guilty on Friday.

09/28/2012

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Jury Finds Doctor Guilty Of $1M Medicare Scam

Federal prosecutors say a Los Angeles doctor has been convicted for health care fraud after submitting about $1 million in bills for tests that were never performed on patients.

09/12/2012

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Doctor Weighs In On Importance Of A Well-Balanced Breakfast

Dr. Wendy Bazilian appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning to discuss the importance of a well-balanced breakfast ahead of the upcoming school year.

08/19/2012

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