This sunds like an internal fight within the office. She should call the office and attempt to schedule an appointment with her regular MD for the day he gets back in town or as soon thereafter as possible. In case her MD refuses to see her when he gets back, she should start looking around for another physician. Until her regular MD gets back she really has no options.
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I think my interpretation of an intra-office fight is the most likely one. Alternative possibility: her regular MD has gotten into license trouble for what some bureaucrat feels is overprescribing of narcotics (that is a fairly common problem). ANd, while I hate to mention it, possibly they have some reason (accurate or not) to suspect your wife of abusing medication.
Perhaps you should have phone consultation with a lawyer specializing in malpractice to get their advice first thing in the morning and then go with her to the office afterwards.
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