11
Dec

Two Florida Physicians Appearing Before the Florida Board of Medicine

Two Florida physicians were called before the Florida Board of Medicine recently.  A family medical doctor was charged with DUI in 2012.  He allegedly prescribed himself 120 tablets of hydrocodone acetaminophen, and was charged the next day with DUI. The doctor pleaded guilty in April of 2012, and his license has been restricted from practicing from March […]

15
Oct

Two Florida Physicians Lose Medical Licenses

Two Florida physicians lost their medical licenses October 10th., 2014, on similar charges.  They had both been accused of  prescribing large quantities of addictive pain pills. A Fort Myers physician had already been suspended from practice in an emergency order which had been filed by the Florida Department of Health (DOH)  in May of 2013. […]

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 […]