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 […]

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 […]