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Two Montreal cardiologists accused of taking bribes for faster treatment February 22, 2012

MONTREAL — Two Montreal cardiologists are facing disciplinary charges over allegations of medical kickbacks, the Montreal Gazette has learned.

The Quebec College of Physicians has concluded a 14-month investigation after the Gazette reported doctors at several Montreal hospitals routinely accepted bribes from patients to fast-track services to publicly funded health care.

Patients told the Gazette they regularly give envelopes stuffed with cash for preferential treatment and for obstetricians to show up for deliveries.

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