21
Jan

Doctor to Answer Charges for Overdosing Patients

Recently the mother of a 26 year-old man who died, reported a Pinellas Park doctor to the Florida Board of Medicine.  According to the state records, this doctor had prescribed  3,360 oxycodone pills the year before the young man died in 2009. The doctor has been accused of malpractice three times in the past three […]

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 […]

21
Aug

Crack-Down on Florida Doctors

In a recent investigative news report by Carmel Cafiero, of 7News in Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, it was reported that doctors accused of allegedly overprescribing addictive pain pills are getting a painful  punishment from the state medical board, and the penalties are much harsher than they ever expected. Recently when a doctor from West Palm Beach came before the Florida Board […]