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*All information and documentation was pulled from The Ohio License Center website and represents matters that were subject to Ohio Medical Board Review between the years of 2008 - 2012. This is publicly available at https://license.ohio.gov.

FORMAL ACTIONS

02/13/2013: PROBATION TERMINATED - Doctor's request for release from terms of 2/13/08 Consent Agreement granted by vote of the Board on 2/13/13, effective immediately.

07/12/2012: PROBATIONARY REQUEST - Doctor's request for approval of monitoring physician granted by vote of the Board on 7/12/12.

12/15/2011: PROBATION MODIFIED - Doctor's request to eliminate required logs of controlled substances and eliminate required chart review granted by vote of the Board on 12/15/11.

06/09/2011: PROBATION MODIFIED: Doctor's request to eliminate work week restriction granted by 6/9/11 Board vote.

05/14/2009: PROBATION MODIFIED: Doctor's requests to reduce required drug screens to twice a month, reduce required alcohol and drug rehabilitation meetings to two per week with a total of 10 meetings per month, and reduce required personal appearances to every six months granted by Board vote on 5/14/09.

11/12/2008: PROBATION MODIFIED: Doctor's request to discontinue required advocacy contract granted by vote of the Board on 11/12/08.

05/14/2008: PROBATION MODIFIED:Monitoring physician approved and frequency and number of charts for review established by Board vote on 5/15/08.

02/13/2008: CONSENT AGREEMENT: Medical license reinstated subject to probationary terms, conditions, and limitations imposed to monitor practice based on doctor having been deemed capable of practicing according to acceptable and prevailing standards of care so long as certain treatment and monitoring conditions are in place. Agreement effective 2/13/08; agreement to remain in effect for at least five years prior to any request for termination.

10/10/2007: CONSENT AGREEMENT: Medical license suspended for at least 90 days, with 12/14/05 Consent Agreement terminated; interim monitoring conditions and conditions for reinstatement established, including requirement that doctor enter into subsequent consent agreement incorporating probationary terms, conditions, and limitations to monitor practice. Based on doctor's admitted relapse on tramadol and admitted failure to comply with conditions of limitation imposed by 12/14/05 Consent Agreement. Agreement effective 10/10/07.

01/11/2007: PROBATION MODIFIED:Doctor's request to reduce required urine screens to two per month approved by Board vote on 1/11/07.

12/14/2005: CONSENT AGREEMENT: Medical license reinstated subject to probationary terms, conditions and limitations imposed to monitor practice based on doctor having been deemed capable of practicing according to acceptable and prevailing standards of care so long as certain treatment and monitoring conditions are in place. Agreement effective 12/14/05; agreement to remain in effect for at least five years prior to any request for termination.

03/09/2005: CONSENT AGREEMENT - Medical license suspended for at least 180 days; interim monitoring conditions and conditions for reinstatement established, including requirement that doctor enter into subsequent consent agreement incorporating probationary terms, conditions and limitations to monitor practice. Based on doctor's admissions that he was diagnosed pursuant to a Board-ordered evaluation with chemical dependence, for which he has sought treatment through a Board-approved provider; that he diverted hydrocodone, which was obtained for use in his practice, for his own use; and that he failed to maintain complete records concerning his purchase and distribution of controlled substances as required by state and federal law. Agreement effective 3/9/05.

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