Documents show a Brigham City orthopedic surgeon had his license to prescribe medicine revoked days before he was hit with a 130-count criminal indictment.The Standard Examiner reports that Dr. Dewey C. MacKay’s license was revoked two days before he was indicted on charges of distributing prescription drugs without conducting adequate medical exams. State records show that the 63-year-old MacKay issued more than 37,700 prescriptions for the pain killers hydrocodone and oxycodone between June of 2005 and October of 2009. That totaled more than 3.5 million pills.
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