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Local doctor's court date reset, patients say clinic shut down

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JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) -

Dr. Robert Allen's Tuesday court date was rescheduled, and now patients of the facility he ran are scrambling to find treatment elsewhere.

Allen was not in court, and Judge Robert Nidifer reset his court appearance for August 19th.

Allen's attorney would not specify why his client was not in court.

Johnson City Police arrested Allen June 9th, after they say he was driving at extremely high speeds through the downtown area.

Officers tracked Allen to his home, where they say they found marijuana and guns in his car.

Monday, one of the patients of Castle Clinic, which Allen runs, says she showed up for an appointment, only to find out the facility was closed.

Mary Lee Gregg says when she called to find out why, she was told the state had shut down the clinic until they could find another doctor to run it.

It's a double whammy for Gregg, who was also a patient at the McLeod Cancer Center, which shut its doors earlier this year, after being found guilty of using unapproved cancer drugs.

"Who do you trust?" says Gregg, "I mean, I usually go by my own common sense about what medicines to take or not take, what doctors to see, what works for one and what works  for me, but now it's a little scary."

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