Dr. Nick Wants His Knack Back

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Dr. Nick Wants His Knack Back

Before George Nichopoulos had his medical license revoked for overprescribing drugs, he was the doctor of choice for performers like Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley.

The 70-year-old Dr. Nick recently petitioned Tennessee officials for the return of his license, which was seized in 1995 after the state's Board of Medical Examiners found that Nichopoulos had improperly dispensed potentially addictive drugs to a variety of his patients.

Here's a portion of the Tennessee order revoking Nichopoulos's license, specifically an account of his dealings with The Killer (identified here as "Patient J.L."). (4 pages)