Springfield nurse practitioner’s license suspended amid state probe


A nurse practitioner accused of running a pain management clinic without a license is no longer allowed to work as a nurse.

The Ohio Nursing Board has suspended Douglas L. Shrewsbury’s licenses to work as a registered nurse, a certified nurse practitioner and his certificate to prescribe, according to the nursing board’s website.

>> Springfield nurse practitioner accused of operating clinic without license

Shrewsbury was under investigation for allegedly operating a pain clinic without a proper license and illegally issuing prescriptions for controlled substances, according to the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy.

In November, Springfield Primary Health Care on East High Street in Springfield and Shrewsbury’s home on Scanlon Lane were raided. Investigators reported they seized evidence that included prescription medications and patient records.

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