Pine Bluff doctor gets probation in IUD case | Arkansas Blog

Friday, September 30, 2011

Pine Bluff doctor gets probation in IUD case

Posted By on Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 1:31 PM

Dr. Kelly Dean Shrum, who once practiced in Pine Bluff ob/gyn, has received a probationary sentence for providing women with a birth control device not approved for sale in the U.S. by the FDA but making claims for payment for the similar Mirena brand IUD. He was assessed $279,000 in restitution and forfeitures and ordered to perform community service. Federal Judge James Moody sentenced Shrum.

Here's the government news release.

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