Drug detox doctor accused of negligence

by bil | September 10th, 2007

California dangerous drug injuries and cases of addiction are all too common in our great state. A well-known Newport Beach anesthesiologist thinks he may have a compelling, overnight drug detox program, but his procedure may be harming those it’s intended to help.

Doctor Clifford Bernstein recently discharged a woman from his care who developed pancreatitis and other health problems after undergoing his $15,000 overnight procedure which flushes opiate drugs (such as OxyContin and Vicodin) from the body of drug addicts trying to kick the habit. The woman suffering as the result of treatment by the doctor alleges her California dangerous drug injuries were the result of negligence and that Doctor Bernstein failed to diagnose her illnesses or order any tests when she was discharged.

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