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Mark G. Midei

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  • Union Memorial Hospital, cardiac lab chief sued over stent

    Union Memorial Hospital and the chief of its cardiac catheterization lab have been sued by a woman who claims that she unnecessarily had stents placed in her arteries, and that her recurring chest pains were later diagnosed as stemming from a stomach...
  • Salisbury stent doctor sentenced to federal prison

    John R. McLean, a Salisbury physician, was sentenced to eight years in federal prison Thursday, making him the second cardiologist in the country to face incarceration for implanting unnecessary coronary stents in dozens of patients, then fraudulently...
  • Midei: I acted in the patients' best interests

    Midei: I acted in the patients' best interests
    In the near future, I will appear before the Maryland Board of Physicians where I will have the long-awaited opportunity to meet with my peers and make the case for retaining my license to practice medicine. In the meantime, I take the opportunity now...
  • Audit criticizes state medical board for backlog of complaints

    Audit criticizes state medical board for backlog of complaints
    The state Board of Physicians has a serious backlog of complaints and a growing timeline for resolving it, according to a newly released legislative audit of the agency charged with protecting the public from bad doctors. It also isn't keeping complete...
  • Outside consultant considered for embattled Board of Physicians

    The chairman of the state Board of Physicians, which was slammed in a recent legislative audit for its dysfunction, told a panel of lawmakers Wednesday that it could get on track in another year by hiring an outside consultant and instituting long-awaited...
  • Mark Midei fights for medical license, exoneration

    Mark Midei fights for medical license, exoneration
    It took 25 years for Dr. Mark Midei to build his reputation and less than two for it to come crashing down. In the spring of 2009, he was a superstar cardiologist with a seven-figure salary and a staff that adored him. By late April 2011, he was...
  • Stent committee member faces accusations

    After Dr. Mark Midei was accused of implanting unnecessary heart stents in hundreds of patients at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, a Maryland Health Care Commission committee began developing safeguards to prevent a repeat situation. But now, one of...
  • Stent committee recommends increased oversight

    A state advisory group on Thursday recommended legislative changes to bolster oversight of coronary stent placements amid widespread concerns about unnecessary medical procedures, but it stopped short of proposing that state law regulate physician reviews...
  • University of Maryland Medical System among suitors for St. Joseph

    University of Maryland Medical System among suitors for St. Joseph
    The University of Maryland Medical System and LifeBridge Health are among five suitors vying for a partnership with St. Joseph Medical Center, though a deal will likely be complicated by the Towson hospital's poor financial situation. St. Joseph has had...
  • St. Joseph Medical Center's future unclear

    St. Joseph Medical Center's future unclear
    When a star cardiologist at St. Joseph Medical Center was accused of performing hundreds of unnecessary medical procedures in 2009, it changed the course of the Towson hospital and now raises questions about its future. St. Joseph plans to narrow its...
  • Cardiologist defends himself at license hearing

    The Towson cardiologist accused of placing cardiac stents into patients who didn't need them had a chance to defend himself Wednesday before the Maryland Board of Physicians, which is deciding whether the doctor should retain his license. The board...