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Medical Doctor Convicted in Brooklyn Federal Court of Causing Overdose Death of a Patient

A federal jury in Brooklyn today, following two weeks of trial, convicted Dr. Martin Tesher of 10 counts of unlawful distribution of oxycodone without legitimate medical purpose to five patients, one of whom died as a result two days after his last visit with the defendant. When sentenced by United States District Judge Raymond J. Dearie, Dr. Tesher faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years' imprisonment and a maximum of life in prison.


Action Details

  • Date:July 18, 2018
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions