Victim Claims Doctor’s Misdiagnosis, Prescriptions Caused Him Kidney Failure

Posted: Updated: May 16, 2018 07:23 PM

WESLACO – The federal government is still looking for more victims after a local doctor was charged in a multi-million healthcare fraud scheme.

A Rio Grande Valley man says he slowly lost his kidney after Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada misdiagnosed and prescribed him medication he says he didn’t need.

Elizandro Cortez says at one point, he received about $5,000 worth of injections.

KRGV’s Angelo Vargas has more on the patient’s warning to others.

If you believe you were a victim, you can call the FBI’s victim hotline at 1-833-432-4873, and select option 8.

Visit the U.S. National Library of Medicine Drug Information Portal to learn more about your prescriptions. 

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