At its August 27-29 meeting, the Texas Medical Board took disciplinary action against 48 licensed physicians.
The actions included 12 violations based on quality of care; six actions based on unprofessional conduct; three actions based on violation of probation or prior board order; nine actions based on inadequate medical records violations; five actions based on impairment due to alcohol or drugs or mental/physical condition; one action based on non-therapeutic prescribing; one action based on failure to properly supervise or delegate; five voluntary surrenders; one order modification; two temporary suspensions and three administrative orders based on minimal statutory violations. In addition, the board issued two cease and desist orders against unlicensed physicians. At its meeting July 25, the Texas Physician Assistant Board took action against two physician assistants.
At its August 27-29 meeting, the Texas Medical Board issued 700 physician licenses, for a total of 3,621 physician licenses issued in Fiscal Year 2008. (See previous release at http://www.tmb.state.tx.us/news/press/2008/090808a.php )
If you have been subjected to a TMB Inquiry Letter or TMB Disciplinary Process, then please contact the Doctor Attorney Dr. Shezad Malik of Southlake, Texas. For a no obligation, free case analysis, please call 817-255-4001 or Contact Me Online.