ST. LOUIS • A federal jury Friday found a former University City doctor guilty of conspiracy and four health care fraud charges, the U.S. Attorney's office said.
Devon N. Golding, 72, of University City, and eight others were indicted in July 2017 and accused of a conspiracy that ran from 2009-2012 and paid kickbacks to doctors who sent blood and urine samples to a lab run by co-conspirators. The lab would bill Medicare and Medicaid and kick money back to doctors.
At the time, Golding had a family practice on Hampton Avenue in St. Louis. He once ran a testing lab in the same building.
Golding is set to be sentenced in January.
A co-conspirator, Anthony B. Camillo of Madison County, pleaded guilty in March and admitted that the fraud and conspiracy caused a total loss of $3.5 million.
It is Golding's second recent criminal case.
In 2015, he was sentenced to four months of imprisonment and eight months of house arrest and ordered to repay more than $145,000. Golding was accused of billing for his medical services when he was out of town; patients were instead examined by a registered nurse. He was convicted by a jury of three felony counts of health care fraud and two felony counts of making false statements related to health services.
His medical license was revoked in 2016.