Milwaukee-Area Doctor Indicted on Multiple Charges for Illegally Giving Powerful Painkillers to Patients

WAUWATOSA - A Wauwatosa doctor is facing charges on reports that he gave illegal and powerful painkillers to patients. His former office manager was also in on it.

Federal authorities say Dr. Steven Kotsonis gave prescriptions without through exams and sometimes without seeing patients. His officer manager allegedly gave them to people who had paid her cash. Both worked at the Compassionate Care Clinic in Wauwatosa. 

These incidents occurred between 2012 and 2013.

Right now , Kotsonis is still a doctor. His attorney says he will plead "not guilty." There is no word yet on his former office manager.

Stay with CBS 58 News and for more information on this developing story.

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