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Jefferson County Doctor Convicted of Health Care Fraud Violations



A 43-year-old physician practicing in Beaumont has been found guilty of federal health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox today. Grigoriy T. Rodonaia, of Port Neches, Texas, was convicted by a jury this afternoon of 12 counts of health care fraud, three counts of aggravated identity theft, one count of making a false statement, and two counts of accepting kickbacks. The guilty verdict came following a four-day trial before U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone.