Court declines to dismiss case against abortion doctor

The state Supreme Court on Monday declined to dismiss criminal charges against an Atlanta doctor charged with defrauding Medicaid for medical tests and services associated with abortions.

The unanimous ruling means the case against Dr. Tyrone Cecil Malloy, a gynecologist/obstetrician, will go forward to trial in DeKalb County Superior Court. Malloy has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Malloy, who has practiced medicine in Georgia since 1981, is the medical director of the Atlanta SurgiCenter, where he has been providing abortion services for 20 years. His primary practice, Metropolitan Atlanta ObGyn, is located in Decatur. He has another clinic, Old National Gynecology, in College Park.

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