Tennessee’s self-proclaimed “Rock Doc” nurse is jailed for 20 years for an elaborate sex-for-pill scheme at her “party” clinic, where she gave 100,000 illegal doses of fentanyl to patients, including pregnant women.

A Tennessee nurse practitioner who launched an unsuccessful reality TV career as “Rock Doc” has been jailed for 20 years for running an elaborate opioid ring.

Jeffrey W. Young Jr, 49, was caught writing hundreds of thousands of prescriptions for drugs, including fentanyl, for his patients, many of whom he also allegedly had sex with on the side.

The self-styled “Rock Doc” portrayed himself as a fun-loving practitioner with a “party”-style clinic in Jackson, while secretly prescribing “medically unnecessary” opioids to patients in exchange for sexual favors, money and notoriety

In a clip promoting his failed television venture, he was filmed kissing women in nightclubs, knocking back drinks and riding a motorcycle to show off his “adventurous” self after work.

The self-produced videos also included behind-the-scenes clips of his glamorous assistants, receptionists and medical patients talking about how great “Rock Doc” is.

Despite the nickname he was given, Young Jr. he is not a doctor

Jeffrey Young, 49, also known as the ‘Rock Doc’, has been jailed for 20 years for running an elaborate opiate ring out of his Tennessee clinic

The self-described

The self-described “Rock Doc” portrayed himself as a fun-loving practitioner with a “party” style clinic, while secretly prescribing “medically unnecessary” opioids to patients in exchange for sexual favors.

According to an investigation by The Tennessean, evidence of Young’s crimes and lewd behavior with patients, including allegations of rape, dates back to 2015, but he was allowed to continue for years until he was first charged in 2019 .

That investigation uncovered a wealth of evidence that Young had sex with his patients and included a video where Young allegedly attempted to determine a woman’s age and attractiveness by smelling her underwear.

When he was first charged in 2019, the young man was found to have illegally prescribed a significant number of opioids, including 500,000 hydrocodone pills and 300,000 oxycodone pills.

When he was first charged in 2019, the young man was found to have illegally prescribed a significant number of opioids, including 500,000 hydrocodone pills and 300,000 oxycodone pills.

The outlet claimed officials failed to take action when the allegations were made years ago, with the Department of Health reportedly receiving 13 complaints against Young since 2015.

These included allegations of his illegal prescription of opioids, as well as drug use, violations of patient privacy and threats.

In 2016, the department received a complaint alleging Young had been selling testosterone injections to a youth football team, but no investigation was ever launched.

The outlet claimed that when Young was questioned about the death of one of his patients, the lead investigator became so afraid of Young that he started bringing a gun to work.

He also received a rape complaint, and during that investigation the Health Department learned from two of its employees that Young routinely had sex with his patients.

When he was originally indicted in 2019, the Justice Department said he had illegally prescribed 500,000 hydrocodone pills, 300,000 oxycodone pills, 1,500 fentanyl patches and more than 600,000 benzodiazepine pills along with other controlled substances.

He had tried unsuccessfully to launch a reality TV show out of his clinic called

He had tried unsuccessfully to launch a reality TV show out of his clinic called “Rock Doc,” where the tattoo-laden nurse talked about his strange day-to-day life.

Along with his elaborate opioid ring, Young (right) had also been charged with rape, drug use and violations of patient privacy.

Along with his elaborate opioid ring, Young (right) had also been charged with rape, drug use and violations of patient privacy.

His crimes had been allegedly cited to officials as early as 2015, but he was able to continue his practice for years despite this.

His crimes had been allegedly cited to officials as early as 2015, but he was able to continue his practice for years despite this.

Despite facing lewdness allegations since 2015, Young continued to operate for years and attempted to launch his own reality TV show “The Rock Doc” about his party clinic.

The show, which Young self-produced, saw the tattoo-laden nurse offer a wide range of treatments and recipes, all surrounded by young attendees.

Amid questions about how he was able to continue operating for years, The Tennessean claimed he had a cozy relationship with local police that also included officers receiving prescriptions in exchange for favors.

After his 20-year federal prison sentence was handed down this week, the Justice Department criticized him for “abusing the power of the prescription pad.”

Nicole M. Argentieri, chief of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, said: “The self-proclaimed Rock Doc abused the power of the prescription pad to supply his small community with hundreds of thousands of doses of highly prescribed opioids addicts to get money, notoriety, and sexual favors.

‘The defendants’ conduct endangered their patients and the community as a whole.

“Today’s sentence reflects the seriousness of this criminal conduct and the departments’ commitment to protecting communities from the scourge of illegal prescription drugs.”

Young tried to launch his reality TV show

Young tried to launch his reality TV show ‘The Rock Doc’ about his party clinic, where he offered a wide range of treatments and recipes, all surrounded by young attendees (pictured)

Rock Doc is seen kissing a woman in a nightclub in one of his self-promoting YouTube clips

Rock Doc is seen kissing a woman in a nightclub in one of his self-promoting YouTube clips

The nurse, who has now been imprisoned for two decades, is seen among the crowd of women having drinks.

The nurse, who has now been imprisoned for two decades, is seen among the crowd of women having drinks.

Pictured: receptionists working at his clinic.  Amid questions about how he was able to continue operating for years, The Tennessean claimed he had a cozy relationship with local police that also included officers receiving prescriptions in exchange for favors.

Pictured: receptionists working at his clinic. Amid questions about how he was able to continue operating for years, The Tennessean claimed he had a cozy relationship with local police that also included officers receiving prescriptions in exchange for favors.

Rock Doc examines a patient in one of his YouTube videos

Rock Doc examines a patient in one of his YouTube videos

In an attempt to become a reality TV star, he showed videos of his life outside the clinic, including drinking on a motorcycle.

In an attempt to become a reality TV star, he showed videos of his life outside the clinic, including drinking on a motorcycle.

After his 20-year federal prison sentence was handed down this week, the Justice Department criticized him for

After his 20-year federal prison sentence was handed down this week, the Justice Department criticized him for “abusing the power of the prescription pad.”

At his trial, it was revealed that he had been illegally prescribing drugs to hundreds of people, including a pregnant woman and women with whom he had had secret romantic dates.

He was said to have used the party atmosphere at his clinic to continue his behavior and “to increase his popularity” on social media and his reality show.

After his sentencing, DEA Special Agent in Charge Erek Davodowich said, “Mr. Young operated a medical practice without regard for the health and well-being of his patients who entrusted him with his care medical

“Any health care provider who conducts business in a way that causes harm to their patients and the community should expect to meet the full weight of the justice system.”

The DOJ said it was caught as part of the Health Care Fraud Enforcement Program, which has charged more than 5,400 people to bill a total of $27 billion from federal health care programs and private since 2007.

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