Philly Indian Dentist Pranathi Reddy Fined 150,000 for Opioid-Mishandling

December 31, 2019 - Bucks County, PA Indian Dentist Dr. Pranathi V. Reddy was ordered today to pay a penalty of 150,000 to resolve allegations of Opioid-Mishandling and diversion for personal use.

Besides the penalty of of $150,000, Dr. Pranathi Reddy was: According to the settlement documents:
....on October 14, 2018, Reddy diverted a package of controlled substances for her personal use, which resulted in an overdose and her transport to the hospital.

....from June 2017 through November 2018, she failed to maintain various records of the controlled substances she used in her professional practice as a dentist.

....Reddy failed to maintain an initial inventory of her controlled substances, document the transfer of controlled substances on the required forms, and failed to maintain the controlled substances at her registered locations.
The Opioid-mishandling investigation against Philly Indian Dentist Dr Pranathi Reddy was conducted by PA Bureau of Enforcement and Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration’s Philadelphia Field Division and the settlement was handled by U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

The claims resolved by the settlement against Dr. Pranathi Reddy are allegations only and there has been no determination of liability.