Medical Board ActionLicense suspension for two years, stayed with probation for two years. The physician is prohibited from performing laparoscopic procedures until he has completed a training course on laparoscopic procedures and complications of such procedures. After course completion,during the physician's first twenty-five procedures he must have a preceptor present and assisting with the surgery.
Medical Board Misconduct DescriptionThe Review Board modified the Hearing Committee's December 21, 2009 determination finding the physician guilty of gross negligence and gross incompetence. The Review Board overturned the Hearing Committee's penalty of a permanent license restriction and suspended the physician's license for two years, stayed and placed him on probation for two years.
Effective Date: 6/15/2010