James P Schlichting DO Medical Board Sanctions

License Number


Medical Board Action

License suspension for thirty-six months with six months as a period of actual suspension and the remaining thirty months stayed. The physician will be placed on probation for thirty-six months after the suspension is lifted, and his license is permanently limited to preclude prescribing controlled substances for his own use, family or friends.

Medical Board Misconduct Description

The physician admitted he could not successfully defend against at least one of the charges of having been disciplined by the Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners for engaging in unprofessional conduct by having a romantic relationship with a patient; failing to obtain a pharmacy audit for that patient; failing to recognize the patient's drug abuse and prescribing large amounts of controlled substances.


1134 East University Drive Suite 114
Mesa, Arizona 85203

Effective Date: 10/06/2014