Karipenini Prasad

Canfield psychiatrist indicted, agrees to quit medical practice
December 10th 2021
By Mike Gauntner

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A veteran Valley psychiatrist has given up his license to practice medicine as a grand jury accuses him of illegally prescribing drugs.

According to a document filed with the Ohio Medical Board, 80-year-old Dr. Karipenini Prasad, of Canfield, has voluntarily agreed to a permanent revocation of his medical license.

An indictment handed up by the Mahoning County Grand Jury accused Prasad of making false statements and failing to keep a file on Benzodiazepine prescribed to a patient in 2014 and 2015…

Prasad acknowledges in the order that he no longer wishes to practice medicine and surgery after having been licensed for more than 40 years…