Federal agents briefly close 4 Kentucky pain clinics — 3 details

Drug Enforcement Administration agents visited four pain clinics associated with Sujata Gutti, MD, and Sai Gutti, MD, March 25, according to WYMT.

Three insights:

1. The four clinics in Pikeville, Ky., Belfry, Ky., Harold, Ky., and Whitesburg, Ky., closed for the day.

2. The reason for the DEA's visit was unclear.

3. A clinic employee denied any wrongdoing in a phone call with WYMT. The employee said it was a standard investigation and that the clinics were scheduled to reopen March 26.

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