Richland OB/GYN Office Closes Amid Several Malpractice Lawsuits
Doctor Alexander M.Ortolano closed his obstetrics practice known as Arbor Healthcare for Women Jan. 15, likely due trouble receiving insurance reimbursements after he was disciplined by the state. He also has several pending lawsuits for medical negligence.
According to an article in the Tri-City Herald, he is the defendant in seven medical negligence lawsuits. Dr. Ortolano's license was suspended last year, but it was reinstated with conditions. One of those has made it difficult for him to receive payment for services.
Earlier this month the Arbor Health Care For Women Facebook page announced: