Teen poses as physician again, this time at his own fake medical office

A Florida teenager, Malachi Love-Robinson, is accused of pretending to be a physician for the second time in just over a year.

Mr. Love-Robinson, 18, was arrested Tuesday and charged with practicing medicine without a license. He allegedly performed physical exams and gave medical advice to people — including an undercover officer — at an illegal medical office he ran in West Palm Beach, Fla., according to the Sun Sentinel.

This is not the first time Mr. Love-Robinson has been accused of masquerading as a physician. He was previously investigated for practicing medicine without a license in October, and he is the same teen caught in January 2015 pretending to be a physician at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, according to the report.

Mr. Love-Robinson played physician at St. Mary's for a month before he was ousted by Sebastian Kent, MD, an OB/GYN whose office is on the St. Mary's campus. Dr. Kent was shocked to learn Mr. Love-Robinson had been caught posing as a physician for a second time. "I've been in practice for 36 years, this is the first time something like this has happened," Dr. Kent told the Sun Sentinel. "It's very strange. Very, very strange."

The website for Mr. Love-Robinson's fake medical practice, New Birth Life Holistic and Alternative Medical Center and Urgent Care, touted a string of degrees including PhD an "HHP-C" and an "AMP-C." In paperwork for the business, his title is Dr. Malachi Love-Robinson, and he is listed as CEO, according to the report.

Mr. Love-Robinson has a five-star rating on Healthgrades.com, based on two reviews. The website lists his age as 25 and says he has three specialties: naturopathy, psychology and mental health.

According to the Sun Sentinel, Mr. Love-Robinson is being held at Palm Beach County Jail on $6,000 bail.

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