WHITEVILLE, NC (WECT) - A medical clinic in Whiteville is under investigation after employees allegedly improperly prescribed painkillers to patients.
Dr. Aaron Gootman, founder of six pain management clinics in southeastern North Carolina, had his medical license taken away.
The state is investigating his company saying his clinic, Cape Fear Pain and Laser, have improperly prescribed painkillers to patients in Fayetteville, and surrounding counties.
Gootman has a clinic located in Whiteville. The other clinics are located in Fayetteville, Sanford, Lumberton, Southern Pines, and Laurinburg.
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