Attorney General Bonta Secures Seven-Year Prison Sentence Against San Joaquin County Doctor for Medi-Cal Fraud Scheme

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced securing a seven-year prison sentence against a San Joaquin County orthopedic surgeon for repeatedly defrauding the Medi-Cal and Medicare programs. From 2012 to 2016, Gary Wisner defrauded the Medi-Cal and Medicare programs by administering excessive and medically unjustifiable X-rays to his patients. In June, Wisner was convicted of 10 felony counts of health care insurance fraud. On Friday, Wisner was sentenced by the Sacramento Superior Court to serve a seven-year prison sentence. 

Read the full press release. California Department of Justice, September 6, 2022 

NICB assisted the investigation.