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Texas Medical Board Disciplines 71 Doctors

Since its April board meeting, the Texas Medical Board has taken disciplinary action against 71 licensed physicians.

The actions included 15 violations based on quality of care; 11 actions based on unprofessional conduct; two nontherapeutic prescribing violations; six agreed orders based on inadequate medical records violations; one action based on impairment due to alcohol or drugs or mental/physical condition; four actions based on other states’ or entity’s actions; one action based on failure to properly supervise or delegate; two actions based on peer review actions; two actions based on violation of probation or prior order; one agreed order modifying a prior order; and five voluntary surrenders. Twenty-one physicians entered into administrative orders for minor statutory violations.

At its May 28-29 meeting, the board issued 526 physician licenses.

The board adopted the following rule changes that were published in the Texas Register:

Chapter 162, Supervision of Medical School and Physician Assistant Students: §162.1, Supervision of Medical School Students.

Chapter 165, Medical Records: §165.3, Patient Access to Diagnostic Imaging Studies in Physician’s Office.

Chapter 173, Physician Profiles: §173.1 Profile Contents.

Chapter 190, Disciplinary Guidelines: §190.8(1)(L) relating to the prescribing of controlled substances/dangerous drugs for the partners of patients that have been diagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases.

If you have been subjected to a TMB Inquiry Letter or TMB Disciplinary Process, then please contact the Fort Worth Texas Medical License Defense Attorney Dr. Shezad Malik. For a no obligation, free case analysis, please call 817-255-4001 or Contact Me Online.

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