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Suburban Dermatologist Convicted Of Cheating Medicare And Private Insurers Of $2.6 Million In Health Care Fraud Scheme

CHICAGO - A dermatologist in west suburban Lombard was convicted today of defrauding Medicare and private health insurers by submitting false claims for more than 800 patients resulting in losses totaling more than $2.6 million. The defendant, DR. ROBERT KOLBUSZ, falsely diagnosed patients with actinic keratosis, or sun-induced skin lesions that have potential to become cancerous, and then billed public and private health insurers for treatments that were ineffective and falsely documented.


Action Details

  • Date:October 20, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions