George C. Nichopoulos
 


 

Age: 88



Summary:
former personal doctor for Elvis Presley for 11 years before the singer's death from heart disease on Aug. 16, 1977 whose medical license was later suspended and ultimately revoked by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners after it ruled he had overprescribed potentially addictive drugs to 13 patients including Presley and fellow singer Jerry Lee Lewis, but a jury in 1981 acquitted him of criminal charges of indiscriminately and negligently prescribing drugs to Presley.




Cause of Death: Lengthy illness



Born: October 29, 1927


 
Died: February 24, 2016



Location:
Memphis, Tennessee