Married gynecologist who wrote fake Viagra prescriptions suspended

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Married gynecologist who wrote fake prescriptions for free Viagra while in affair is suspended for six months

  • Consulting Gynecologist Dr Harsit Tejura Used Fake Names To Get Free Viagra
  • Cardiff court heard he was using the pills while having an extramarital affair
  • But he was caught after the store manager was suspicious of his visits to the pharmacy
  • Tejura blamed her erectile dysfunction on stress in her family life and at work
  • Admitted fraud by misrepresentation and theft and was fined £ 1,000 last year
  • The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service suspended him for six months










A married doctor has been suspended for six months for writing fake prescriptions to get free Viagra while having an affair.

Consulting gynecologist Dr Harsit Tejura lied about buying 30 packets of pills to save £ 360 while having an extramarital affair.

The doctor was arrested after a Tesco pharmacy manager was suspicious of his frequent visits and alerted the police.

The father-of-three, from Old St Mellons, Cardiff, admitted the fraud of misrepresentation and theft at Cardiff Crown Court last year and was fined £ 1,000 but avoided jail.

At the time of the trial, Tejura also had his wife, Dr Amanda O’Leary, a gynecologist at the same center, by his side as he appeared in court.

Consulting gynecologist Dr Harsit Tejura has been suspended for six months for writing fake prescriptions to get free Viagra while having an affair. Pictured: Tejura with his wife outside Cardiff Crown Court last year

However, the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service has now found that his ability to practice is “impaired” by his actions.

He was suspended from his duties for six months.

Prosecutor Rosamund Rutter said the manager of the Tesco supermarket found it “unusual” for a doctor to collect prescriptions on behalf of patients.

The NHS fraud specialist was called in to investigate the surgeon and discovered that he had also dispensed fake Viagra prescriptions at an Asda supermarket pharmacy.

The father of three saved hundreds of pounds by prescribing 30 packets of pills for his own use under false names.

Prosecutors said Tejura claimed he

Prosecutors said Tejura claimed he “suffered from high levels of stress due to his home and personal life and suffered from erectile dysfunction as a result.” He admitted to having had extra-marital sex. Pictured: the couple’s house

Cardiff Crown Court has learned that Tejura’s career is in shambles after he “undermines the high level of trust placed in doctors”.

Ms Rutter said: “He said he suffered from high stress levels due to his family and personal life and suffered from erectile dysfunction as a result.

“He admitted to having extra-marital sex at the time.”

Judge Richard Williams said he had “changed his mind” about sending the consultant to jail for the case because there was no commercial gain in acquiring the sex enhancement pills.

The judge told him, “Viagra could have been prescribed over the counter, but not in the same volumes that you prescribed for yourself.

Nick Gedge, for the defense at the trial, added: “One of the characteristics of the fraud is that Viagra can be bought over the counter at any high street drugstore.

“But Dr. Tejura chose not to do what best exemplifies his state of mind – he just wasn’t thinking” correctly.

The 'devoted father' has resigned as director of the Wales Reproductive and Gynecological Center (pictured)

The ‘devoted father’ has resigned as director of the Wales Reproductive and Gynecological Center (pictured)

The court heard that Tejura was a generous man who gave free or discounted treatment to private patients.

Mr Gedge said: “He has been a great contributor to society rather than a detractor of it. He is of a blameless character.

The court heard that he could have legally bought Viagra, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction, but “not in the same volume”.

Police raided his office at the Wales Reproductive and Gynecological Center in Llantrisant, South Wales, where they discovered he had stolen the anesthetic Fentanyl and another controlled drug.

The ‘devoted father’ has resigned as director of the Reproductive and Gynecological Center for Wales.

The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service suspended Tejura for six months and imposed an immediate suspension order to cover the 28-day appeal period.

He also said a review hearing is expected to take place.

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