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Montgomery County "Pill Mill" Doctor Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Illegal Opioid Distribution

PHILADELPHIA - United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Dr. Spiro Y. Kassis, 66, of Plymouth Township, PA was sentenced to 48 months' incarceration, two years' supervised release and a $25,000 fine by United States District Judge Gene E. K. Pratter after pleading guilty to 14 counts of distributing controlled substances outside the course of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose. Separately, in a related civil case which reached settlement in November 2019, the defendant agreed to pay $1.4 million to resolve similar allegations.


Action Details

  • Date:February 19, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions