Tuesday, April 25, 2023 7:15AM
LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A Studio Metropolis man was charged with a number of felonies for allegedly impersonating a health care provider and practising medication on 1000’s of sufferers, together with treating individuals with severe medical circumstances akin to most cancers.
Stephan Gevorkian, 44, faces 5 felony counts of practising medication with no certification, the Los Angeles County district lawyer’s workplace stated in a information launch Monday.
“Training medication with no license is just not solely a legal exercise in California, it might trigger irreparable hurt to the well being of unsuspecting individuals, some with severe diseases, who imagine they’re beneath the care of a licensed doctor,” District Lawyer George Gascón stated.
Gevorkian is accused of practising medication with no license on 1000’s for a number of years, the DA’s workplace stated.
Officers stated that an undercover investigator obtained remedy Nov. 17, 2022 from Gevorkian, who owns and operates Pathways Medical in North Hollywood.
“The enterprise conducts blood exams on sufferers, advises them on remedies and gives remedy for severe circumstances together with most cancers and viral infections,” officers stated. “Within the session, Gevorkian allegedly didn’t precisely deal with irregular ranges of a hormone that would point out a severe medical situation.”
A preliminary listening to is scheduled for Could 24.
The DA’s workplace requested for anybody who believes they have been a sufferer on this case to name the Shopper Safety hotline at 213-257-2465.
ABC Information contributed to this report.
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