29
Apr

Florida Board of Dentistry’s Meeting Schedule for 2015

The following information was obtained on the Florida Board of Dentistry’s website.  The Florida Board of Dentistry meets four times per year. The full Board meetings include disciplinary cases, licensure approvals, correspondence items, committee reports, policy discussion items and other necessary Board action. Next Meeting: 1.  May 1, 2015 Probable Cause Panel with Reconsiderations Meeting […]

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 […]

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 […]

19
Jun

Florida Investigative Services Field Offices

The following information is from:  “Florida Department of Health Division of Medical Quality Assurance Enforcement Program” When the Florida Department of Health investigates health care workers (Doctors, Nurses, Chiropractors, Pharmacists, etc.) these are the current locations for the Florida Investigative Services Field Offices: ALACHUA 14101 NW Hwy. 441-Suite #700 Alachua, FL 32615-5669 Telephone: (386) 418-5330 County Coverage: […]