26
Feb

Tampa Doctor Still Seeing Patients After Sexually Inappropriate Behavior

In 2010, a Tampa doctor who specializes in internal medicine, admits he propositioned a patient for oral sex and then exposed himself to that patient.  The patient reported this to the Tampa police and the doctor was charged with exposing his sexual organ.  The charges were dropped when the doctor completed a program for first time offenders. The Florida […]

19
Dec

Florida Physican Reprimanded for Delivering Radiation to the Wrong Lung of His Patient

The Florida Board of Medicine has disciplined a Gainesville radiation oncologist for delivering a high dose of radiation into the wrong lung of a 78-year-old patient.  A settlement has been approved by the board imposing a letter of concern against the doctor and ordering him to pay a $7,500 fine and additional costs and attend five hours in brachytherapy quality assurance […]

19
Dec

Florida Physician’s Medical License in Jeopardy

The Florida Department of Health’s Board of Medicine is trying to revoke the medical license of a Florida doctor who once practiced at the Back Center in Melbourne, Florida.  There have been two complaints filed by the Florida Department of Health accusing the doctor of “inappropriately touching five women during treatment.” This doctor is now restricted from seeing female patients, and […]

10
Oct

The Florida Board of Medicine Fines and Reprimands Miami Psychiatrist For Over-Prescribing

On October 4th., 2013, the Florida Board of Medicine reprimanded and fined a Miami psychiatrist $15,000, four years after becoming a symbol of over-prescribing medications. Also, the agreement called for him to be evaluated for mental and behavioral fitness, for his medical practice to be assessed for risks, and for him to reimburse the state more […]

17
Sep

Tampa Physician Gives Up License

A Tampa pain specialist recently voluntarily relinquished his license rather than fight the charge of inappropriate prescribing. This Tampa doctor faced a Florida Department of Health complaint filed last year that said he over-prescribed several types of painkillers to a patient. This same patient was sent to prison after being convicted of robbing pharmacies. When […]