Radiologist banned over integrative medicine side gig

He prescribed steroids, stimulants and growth hormones to patients "dissatisfied" with GP care

An interventional radiologist who prescribed anabolic steroids, testosterone and growth hormones while dabbling in integrative medicine has been suspended for 20 months.

Between 2010 and 2018 the “highly experienced” interventional and endovascular radiologist prescribed the substances to patients complaining of weight gain, low libido and fatigue.

He also inappropriately prescribed stimulants, anastrozole, dehydroepiandrosterone and thyroid extract without any therapeutic indication, said the WA State