Medical Board ActionLicense suspension, stayed with probation for seven years. The physician has completed the Addiction Medicine Fellowship and upon written approval by the Office of Professional Medical Conduct may engage in the active practice of medicine in a group setting. The physician may prescribe the following medications: Methadone, Buprenorphine, Naloxone, Suboxone, Vivitrol, Phenobarbital and Benzodiazepines. The physician may prescribe other similar controlled medications only with prior written approval by the Office of Professional Medical Conduct.
Medical Board Misconduct DescriptionThis is a modification of the terms previously imposed on August 8, 2008 by BPMC Order #08-141 and later modified on October 5, 2012 and May 20, 2013 and does not constitute a new disciplinary action. Previously the physician had not contested the charge of being a habitual user of alcohol and/or drugs.
Effective Date: 8/22/2014