December 6, 2019

Information Regarding the Dr. Javaid Perwaiz Investigation

Dr. Javaid Perwaiz was arrested November 8, 2019 on federal health care fraud charges brought in the Eastern District of Virginia. According to allegations detailed in court documents, for nearly a decade, Perwaiz performed unnecessary gynecological surgeries on unsuspecting patients, including hysterectomies, dilation and curettage procedures, removal of ovaries and Fallopian tubes, and others. He also submitted materially false, fraudulent, and fictitious claims to two health care benefit programs seeking reimbursement for these surgeries.

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To Obtain Your Medical Records:

If you are a current or former patient of Perwaiz and are seeking a copy of your medical records, email with your full name and dates of service. Please note: The FBI is not in possession of all medical records maintained by Perwaiz’s practice.

The FBI is legally mandated to identify victims of federal crimes that it investigates and provide these victims with information, assistance services, and resources.

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