Doctor's wife charged with forging pr...

Doctor's wife charged with forging prescriptions

There are 82 comments on the Newsday story from Feb 15, 2008, titled Doctor's wife charged with forging prescriptions. In it, Newsday reports that:

The wife of a Wading River doctor stole about 100 prescription slips from her husband's practice and forged them to obtain painkillers, the state police said.

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“mommy x 4”

Since: May 09

Albuquerque NM

#89 Jun 25, 2009
RiderGurl wrote:
I cant judge anyone as I am not perfect.
hey ridergurl,i toteally agree with you on that. you can tell by reading these nasty posts that these people have never been a chronic pain patient and have had to learn the hard way what that road is like,after years her tolorance had to be sky high,she needs help,not to be judged by these"perfect" people who will never ever become injured or sick enough to need

Holbrook, NY

#90 Jan 13, 2010
i've been a patient there for almost ten years. i wait my 60 - 90 minutes every time and have only once even seen the dr. on the premisis. i've been told he sees patients for one day a week. what you've got is a perfect billing machine - a bunch of NP, PA and DOs running the patient care while he takes the cut off the top. I am waiting for a practice to come to the area that has equal hours, but makes appointments and keeps them. my kids go to a pediatrician where we never wait more than 10 minutes to get in, see drs quickly. they push more patients through four times faster, with fewer docs. sad sad sad.
shoreham lifer

Torrington, CT

#91 May 1, 2011
its not cool they both got slaps on the wrists n the lil town now the well dried up have 4 years of oxy users now shooting dope robbing the stores n ppls home..the damage was far beyond what you think..a small lil school flooded w 1,000s of pills for years n then its a mess ..i call them the Bernard kids its a group of 40 or so kids now in there early 20s dope heads...its sad...shoreham was allways a safe n lucky bunch of east enders..
shoreham lifer

Torrington, CT

#92 May 1, 2011
lets get the facts st8 ppl?the wife was writing the sripts n the kid was selling them at school?

Bridgeport, CT

#93 May 1, 2011
Should have passed those good drugs to me I could of given them a good home.
wading river neighbor

Edison, NJ

#95 May 22, 2012
I was unaware of this problem and took my daughter in for an ear infection..this office should be CLOSED receptionist is wearing flip flops, the Dr (not Bernard) saw my daughter was very rude and unprofessional and prescribes antibiotics for the ear infection. My daughter is allergic to peniciillen!! Guess what she prescribed!!

East Quogue, NY

#96 Oct 9, 2012
Dr No doesn't KNOW much, Which Doctor in Wading River are we talking about? Or is that Witch Doctor?.....HMMM???
shorehamrecoveri ng

Farmingville, NY

#98 Dec 22, 2012
Ever think his wife was responsible? and made a whole clusterfuck of a mess for that loving, caring and, hardworking doctor? you really need to understand... that was his wife... im 99.9% certain that he just didnt kno and the reason is i dont kno if you noticed... when u go there you wait a long time.. wana kno why? bc so many people go there specificly just to see him.. i see him constantly going into rooms and he actually gives you time.. he was wit me and my brother during a bad withdrawl period he saw me and stayed with me for 45 min he didnt even ask me to leave i felt bad taking up his time... hes a master
shorehamrecoveri ng

Farmingville, NY

#99 Dec 22, 2012
on another note as well pretty sure his wife and son are doing well now.. so easy to judge people take a look at yourselves

Lodi, NJ

#100 Apr 10, 2013
Curious in Wading River wrote:
Who first introduced her to this
highly addictive drug, and what were
the circumstances? If a bar tender
is liable for the drunken driver, who
shares responsiblity for the abuser of a legal, but highly addictive
substance? Is it 'easier' to dump
a criminal spouse than a 'merely'
addicted one? Lots of questions need
to be answered, but will likely go
I know Dr. Bernard andvI know for a fact, that he is one of very fe physicians, who are addiction Doctors. By that I mean they assist, or help individuals with Opoid dependence and addictions, to these types of drugs. The last thing Dr. Bernard would want, is to have an individual, especially his own wife, to be taking OxyContin, or a similar Opiod, without his knowledge of it. Therefore Dr. Bernard in my opinion was totally unaware of what his spouse was doing behind his back. And to add I know Dr. Bernard, not only to be a very intelligent Doctor, but also one who is equally competent.


#101 Apr 27, 2013
I found this medicine to be very effective. Of course, everyone's tolerance to pain medication is different, but for me, when Tylenol #3, Vicodin, Naproxen Sodium, and Ibuprofen didn't seem to help even in the slightest bit, but tramadol from RXAIRSTOREPILLS.INFO was a great relief for me. I am grateful to find something that helped my chronic pain problem.

Bronx, NY

#104 Jul 13, 2013
hes practice sucks..worst in my 65 years and now they hired the David Lafferdy dr in the news cuz any Dr who writes a pain med he tells them they cant cuz he fuckd up..ive watched 4 new Drs walk out yelling...sad and now he has a high paying sub clinic he charges a arm and a leg for when hes wife n son turned the whole town into pill heads..sad sad
going to this dr 20 years

Mountain Lakes, NJ

#106 Jan 6, 2014
this place dr. office is a joke..and as of nov.2013 ppl are saying shes back at it again..
This Is Horrific

Bronx, NY

#110 Feb 17, 2014
After reading the comments about the Dr. his wife, the Family Practice and past associates, I appreciate the necessity of conducting a thorough background check on all individuals and agencies that render service to the public before accepting services they offer.
I and my family have been patients at this practice for many, many years, and we were referred to the practice by a former school nurse in the Riverhead School District. In all the years that I have been a patient at this practice (at least 20) I have seen him no more than 3 times.
How much worth does a person or an establishment have if it loses its good name?

Hopatcong, NJ

#111 Mar 31, 2014
Let's give dr. Bernard his due. He is an individual and is not responsible nor can he control or change another person. Personally I don't even listen to comments. I form my own opinion and it is that dr. Bernard is a fine dr. Has always been on the money with any diagnosis. He is a top doc and for that I thank him. He takes fine care of my family. About 20 years ago my son was hospitalized with pancreatitis. He was there every step of the way. He is and will continue to be a fine human being. What a lucky woman his wife is
tim p

Harrison, NJ

#112 Jan 4, 2015
Heis a great dr he saved my life......

Matawan, NJ

#113 Jan 5, 2015
Dr. Bernard is a saint and the number 1 reason why my quality of life is so phenomenal. A lot of whining on this board... pull ur skirts down. Really? Blaming ppl for getting a "town" hooked on drugs? Guess shoreham was just an isolated incident and no other town on LI experienced an epidemic of pain killer abuse in the last 10 years. I pray for him and his wife, who despite her mistakes was a good person at heart.
Drug War Failure

Tampa, FL

#115 Jan 6, 2015
The War On Drugs Is a Failure

You likely already know how overcrowded and abusive the US prison system is, and you probably are also aware that the US has more people in prison than even China or Russia. In this age of privatization, of course, itís also not surprising that many of the detention centers are not actually operated by the government, but by for-profit companies. So clearly, some people are making lots and lots of money off the booming business of keeping human beings in cages.

Drug War Failure

Tampa, FL

#116 Jan 6, 2015
Drug Wars : Documentary on the Failure of America's War on Drugs (Full Documentary)

Since: Dec 14

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

#118 Jan 7, 2015

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