Brownfield Doctors Practice Closed Following DEA Investigation

Brownfield Regional Medical CenterBrownfield Regional Medical Center administration has announced they are closing the practice of Dr. Dennis Tedford until further notice.  Covenant Medical Group has also announced they have issued a verbal suspension to Dr. Tedford pending an ongoing investigation.

An investigation was launched this week when agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration served a federal warrant at Dr. Tedford’s Brownfield office at Brownfield Regional Medical Center clinic.  The investigation pertains to the physician’s prescribing of opiod narcotics.

Jerry Jasper, Chief Executive Officer for Brownfield Regional Medical Center said that Dr. Tedford’s patients will be “reassigned”.  He also said that OB patients would be seen by Physician Assistant Mandy McQueen.  The Brownfield Regional Medical Center Clinic remains open.

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News Director for KLVT AM 1230 in Levelland. We provide local and regional news updates 5 times a day on KLVT AM 1230 and online at www.klvtradio.com
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