Dr. Dipak Desai

Dr. Dipak Desai (photo: Las Vegas Metro Police Department)

Mental Evaluation Ordered For Desai

Dr. Dipak Desai faces federal health care fraud charges in the 2007 hepatitis C outbreak.


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LDS Issue Takes Judge, Attorney Off Hep-C Case

The judge and attorney are Mormons; questions arose whether one had authority over the other.


(photo: LVMPD)

Closing Arguments In Desai Case

Endoscopy clinic owner and a former nurse face 2nd degree murder charges in the death of a patient from Hepatitis-C.


(Photo: CBS) Dr. Dipak Desai

Las Vegas Hepatitis C Outbreak Claims First Victim

A 2007 hepatitis C outbreak in southern Nevada has claimed its first victim.


(Photo: CBS) Dr. Dipak Desai

Dipak Desai “Faking” Incompetence?

(Las Vegas, NV) – The doctor at the center of the Las Vegas hepatitis-C outbreak 5 years ago is accused of faking memory loss in his bankruptcy case. The Bankruptcy trustee, William Leonard, says Dipak […]



More Delays Possible in Desai Trial

Lawyers for Dr. Dipak Desai have asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a judge’s order that limits the number of witnesses at an upcoming hearing challenging state medical experts who ruled Desai is competent to stand to stand trial.

CBS Las Vegas–01/13/2012

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Desai Back In Court

The doctor at the center of the hepatitis C outbreak appeared for a brief hearing regarding whether he’s mentally competent to stand trial.

CBS Las Vegas–10/11/2011

Dr. Desai Out of Money?

The doctor at the center of the valley’s hepatitis C outbreak may not have enough money to pay his creditors and former patients.


Desai Taken Into Custody

The man at the center of the valley’s 2007 hepatitis C outbreak is heading to a mental hospital.


Dr. Desai Taken Into Custody

Earlier this morning, Dr. Dipak Desai was taken into custody. Desai will be booked into Clark County Detention Center. It was decided that he was not mentally competent to stand trial and he will eventually […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/17/2011