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Rye Ophthalmologist Sentenced To 96 Months In Prison For Prolific Seven-Year Healthcare Fraud Scheme And Covid-19 Loan Fraud

Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that AMEET GOYAL, M.D., (“GOYAL”) an ophthalmologist in Rye, New York, was sentenced today to 96 months in prison for orchestrating a seven-year healthcare fraud scheme by falsely billing for millions of dollars of upcoded procedures, and also for fraudulently obtaining two Government-guaranteed loans intended to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic while he was facing charges on pretrial release for the healthcare fraud scheme.


Action Details

  • Date:March 3, 2022
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York
  • Enforcement Types:
    • COVID-19,
    • Criminal and Civil Actions