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One of the missions of the State Medical Board of Ohio is to discipline its licensees.

Here is a list of the top three reasons for disciplinary actions in the past six years:

2006: 1. Impairment 2. Actions by other state boards or agencies 3. Criminal actions

2007: 1. Impairment 2. Criminal actions 3. Actions by other state boards or agencies

2008: 1. Impairment 2. Criminal actions 3. Actions by other state boards or agencies

2009: 1. Impairment 2. Criminal actions 3. Actions by other state boards or agencies

2010: 1. Impairment 2. Criminal actions 3. Actions by other state boards or agencies

2011: 1. Impairment 2. Prescribing issue 3. Actions by other state boards or agencies

Who gets disciplined and for what?

TOTAL DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS:

2006...183

2007...175

2008...187

2009...211

2010...208

2011...217

LICENSE REVOCATIONS

2006: 41

2007: 35

2008: 36

2009: 38

2010: 41

2011: 39

INDEFINITE SUSPENSIONS

2006: 44

2007: 46

2008: 51

2009: 54

2010: 53

2011: 54

DEFINITE SUSPENSIONS

2006: 4

2007: 5

2008: 3

2009: 8

2010: 11

2011: 7

PROBATIONS

2006: 42

2007: 47

2008: 46

2009: 57

2010: 49

2011: 58

REPRIMANDS

2006: 11

2007: 12

2008: 9

2009: 3

2010: 7

2011: 10

PRACTICE LIMITATIONS

2006: 5

2007: 1

2008: 5

2009: 2

2010: 5

2011: 1

SURRENDERS/RETIREMENTS

2006: 11

2007: 7

2008: 4

2009: 7

2010: 13

2011: 14

LICENSURE DENIALS/APPLICATION

WITHDRAWALS FOR DISCLIPLINARY REASONS

2006: 14

2007: 13

2008: 21

2009: 16

2010: 12

2011: 10

SUMMARY SUSPENSIONS

2006: 5

2007: 3

2008: 8

2009: 6

2010: 10

2011: 10

AUTOMATIC SUSPENSIONS

2006: 1

2007: 0

2008: 2

2009: 2

2010: 0

2011: 2

IMMEDIATE SUSPENSIONS

2006: 3

2007: 3

2008: 2

2009: 12

2010: 3

2011: 5

INTERIM AGREEMENT

2006: 0

2007: 3

2008: 0

2009: 1

2010: 1

2011: 0

APPLICATION APPROVED/

CONDITIONALLY APPROVED

2006: 0

2007: 0

2008: 0

2009: 1

2010: 0

2011: 2

NO PENALTY IMPOSED/NO FURTHER ACTION

2006: 2

2007: 0

2008: 0

2009: 4

2010: 3

2011: 5

FINE LEVIED (ONLY)

2006: 0

2006: 0

2007: 0

2008: 0

2009: 1

2010: 0

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