Cape doctor among five to lose license for drug prescriptions
A Cape May Courthouse doctor allegedly indiscriminately prescribing his patients drugs has agreed to retire and surrender his license. Dr. William F. Mclay, 74, is one of five doctors in the state to have their medical licenses for the prescription of opioids, anabolic steroids, and/or other controlled substances to their patients. The DivisIon of Consumer Affairs’ Enforcement Bureau conducted an inspection in February, which included Mclay’s medical office and a review of his patient records and prescription profile histories. READ: MCLAY ORDER Mclay allegedly engaged in the indiscriminate prescribing of Oxycodone, Xanax, Adderall and other controlled dangerous substances to his patients without a medical purpose. Mclay’s state CDS Registration has been permanently revoked. Under the terms of the Order, Mclay is permanently precluded from managing, overseeing, supervising or influencing the practice of medicine or provision of healthcare activities, including testifying as an expert witness in New Jersey. He also cannot charge, receive or share in any fee for professional services rendered by others, and must divest himself from any current and future financial interest in or benefit from the practice of medicine.