Valley Doctor Charged in Alleged $240M Health Care Fraud Case
McALLEN – A Rio Grande Valley doctor has been charged for his alleged involvement in a $240 million health care fraud case.
Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada was charged with one count of count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering and five counts of health care fraud.
He allegedly diagnosed patients with various diseases who were otherwise healthy and did not need medical attention in order to increase revenue. The young, elderly and disabled were among the victims.
The 61-year-old made his first court appearance on Monday.
His detention hearing is set for Tuesday.
If you were a patient of Dr. Zamora-Quezada from January of 2000 to May of 2018 and believe you were a victim, you can call the FBI’s victim hotline at 1-833-432-4873, and select option 8.
Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada's current and former clinics are listed below:
- Edinburg: McAllen Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center - 2601 Cornerstone Blvd, Edinburg, Texas
- San Antonio: Angeles Multi-speciality Clinic - 8122 Data Point Dr, San Antonio, Texas
- San Antonio (no longer open): 7838 Barlite Boulevard, San Antonio, Texas
- Brownsville (no longer open): 451 E Alton Gloor Blvd, Brownsville (the building is now occupied by another business)
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