Disciplinary actions

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Recent actions

BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - SEPTEMBER 2018

On Sept. 6, the Board issued  an Order revoking the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Robert J. Nicke, MD, lic. no. MD.35256, Trussville AL.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - SEPTEMBER 2018

On Sept. 12, the Commission entered an Order placing on probation the license to practice medicine in Alabama of James Davis Blake, MD, lic. no. MD.8072, Hoover AL.

On Sept. 7, the Commission entered an Order concerning a practice location request by Jimmy M. Carter, MD, lic. no. MD.7222, Dothan AL.

On Sept. 7, the Commission entered an Order amending its previous Order concerning Victor G. Theriault, MD, lic. no. MD.8774, Birmingham AL, to state that Dr. Theriault shall have and has had since 2/9/2005 a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in Alabama.

Effective Sept. 6, the Commission issued an Order Temporarily Suspending License and Setting Hearing concerning the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Robert J. Nicke, MD, lic. no. MD.35256, Trussville AL.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - AUGUST 2018

On Aug. 15, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of the certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Thomas R. Dempsey, MD, lic. no. MD.10008, Mobile AL.

On Aug. 15, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of the certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Richard A. Stehl, MD, lic. no. MD.27593, Montgomery AL.

On Aug. 15, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Weston J. Welker, MD, lic. no. MD.13209, Huntsville AL.

Effective Aug. 1, the Board denied the application for a certificate of qualification to practice medicine in Alabama of Gursheel S. Dhillon, MD, Nashville TN.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - AUGUST 2018

On Aug. 9, the Commission entered an Order amending its prior order concerning Ronald E. Calhoun, Jr., MD, lic. no. MD.26933, Stevenson AL.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - JULY 2018

None.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - JULY 2018

On July 11, the Commission issued an Order modifying the practice plan of Barry Neal Lumpkins, MD, lic. no. MD.24548, Florence AL.

Effective July 6, by Order of the Commission, the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Thomas R. Dempsey, MD, lic. no. MD.10008, Mobile AL, is temporarily suspended until such time as the Administrative Complaint of the Board shall be heard and a decision rendered thereon.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - JUNE 2018

On June 29, the Board issued an Interim Order providing for monitoring of William T. Hall, Jr, MD, lic. no. MD.8930, Birmingham AL.

On Jun. 20, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of the certificate of qualification to practice medicine in Alabama of  William B. Nickell, MD, lic. no. MD.3370, Birmingham AL.

On Jun. 20, the Board issued an Order denying the request for reinstatement of the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of James E. Parker, MD, lic. no. MD.15131, Birmingham AL.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - JUNE 2018

Effective Jun. 29, by Order of the Commission, the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Stephen M. Sawrie, MD, lic. no. MD.26183, Chickasaw AL, is temporarily suspended until such time as the Administrative Complaint of the Board shall be heard and a decision rendered thereon.

Effective Jun. 5, by Order of the Commission, the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Darryle P. Bullard, MD, lic. no. MD.26800, Fairhope AL, is temporarily suspended until such time as the Administrative Complaint of the Board shall be heard and a decision rendered thereon.

Effective Jun. 4, by Order of the Commission, the license to practice medicine in Alabama of William B. Nickell, MD, lic. no. MD.3370, Birmingham AL, is temporarily suspended until such time as the Administrative Complaint of the Board shall be heard and a decision rendered thereon.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - MAY 2018

On May 16, the Board entered a Consent Order restricting the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Jimmy S. Hankins, DO, lic. no. DO.199, Foley AL.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - MAY 2018

On May 31, the Commission entered an Order approving the practice plan of Russell Wayne Stevens, MD, lic. no. MD.26655, Daphne AL.

On May 31, the Commission entered an Order placing on probation the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Hobert J. Sharpton, Jr., DO, lic. no. DO.205, Cullman AL.

Effective May 11, the Commission revoked the license to practice medicine in Alabama of David L. Sincavage, MD, lic. no. MD.34955, Brentwood TN.

Effective May 7, the Commission reinstated with restrictions the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Paul A. Roberts, MD, lic. no. MD.24557, Dora AL.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - APRIL 2018

Effective Apr. 13, 2018, the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Robert John Nicke, MD, lic. no. MD.35256, Trussville AL, is temporarily suspended until such time as a hearing shall be held by the Board and a decision rendered thereon.

On Apr. 12, the Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Certificate of Qualification and License to Practice Medicine of Steven B. Hefter, MD, lic. no. MD.25137, Hoover AL.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - APRIL 2018

None to date.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - MARCH 2018

On Mar. 27, the Board issued an Order reinstating to full, unrestricted status the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Tao Chen, MD, lic. no. MD.29601, Mobile AL.

On Mar. 21, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Willie J. Chester, Jr., MD, lic. no. DO.138, Wetumpka AL.

On Mar. 21, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of John L. Lentz, Jr., MD, lic. no. MD.20698, Destin FL.

On Mar. 21, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Iqbal I. Singh, MD, lic. no. MD.14549, Selma AL.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - MARCH 2018

On Mar. 28, the Commission issued an Order placing on indefinite probation the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Marie C. Cebert, DO, lic. no. DO.656, Harvest AL.

On Mar. 13, the Commission issued an Order reinstating to full, unrestricted status the license to practice medicine in Alabama of James F. Hooper, MD, lic. no. MD.12618, Tuscaloosa AL.

On Mar. 13, the Commission issued an Order denying the request for reinstatement of license of Mark P. Koch, DO, lic. no. DO.322, Monroeville AL.

Effective Mar. 6, the Commission issued an Order Temporarily Suspending License and Setting Hearing concerning Steven B. Hefter, MD, lic. no. MD.25137, Hoover AL.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - FEBRUARY 2018 (too late for newsletter)

On Feb. 28, the Commission issued a Consent Order placing on restrictions the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Thomas J. Seglio, DO, lic. no. DO.1222, Pascagoula MS.


Actions for CME (reprimand, fine, additional CME required):

Steve H. Boger, MD, lic. no. MD.12652, Birmingham AL

Jimmy L. Boyd, Jr., PA, lic. no. PA.211, Mobile AL

Baylissa M. Bridges, PA, lic. no. PA.274, Fairhope AL

Elias G. Chalhub, MD, lic. no. MD.8386, Mobile AL

Barry G. Collins, MD, lic. no. MD.22922, Pell City AL

Mark I. Copeland, AA, lic. no. AA.826, Madison AL

John F. Delmas, MD, lic. no. MD.19322, Mobile AL

Clinton E. Duncan, PA, lic. no. PA.132, Mobile AL

James R. Gewin, MD, lic. no. MD.10526, Birmingham AL

Michael N. Gordon, MD, lic. no. MD.22660, Eutaw AL

Jerry L. Hennig, MD, lic. no. MD.14734, Mobile AL

Frank K. Hixon, MD, lic. no. MD.15455, Fairhope AL

William J. McFeely, Jr., MD, lic. no. MD.22355, Huntsville AL

Rian L. Montgomery, MD, lic. no. MD.13940, Birmingham AL

Michael J. Patterson, MD, lic. no. MD.22472, Pelham AL

Teresa A. Price, PA, lic. no. PA.988, Anniston AL

Kenneth E. Rose, MD, lic. no. MD.21078, Muscle Shoals AL

Mary Rose J. Santiago, MD, lic. no. MD.20519, Hamilton AL

Paul S. Scalici, MD, lic. no. MD.9896, Birmingham AL

Shashi Sharma, MD, lic. no. MD.20843, Opelika AL

Mimi C. Smith, MD, lic. no. MD.22700, Birmingham AL

Robert E. Stone, III, MD, lic. no. MD.22392, Birmingham AL

Gordon M. Telepun, MD, lic. no. MD.17201, Decatur AL

Ian Hall Thorneycroft, MD, lic. no. MD.15135, Mobile AL

Stephen M. West, MD, lic. no. MD.22031, Evergreen AL

Selina G. Woolverton, PA, lic. no. PA.269, Tuscaloosa AL


Actions on ACSC for not being registered for PDMP (administrative fine):

Scott Burton Robbins, MD, lic. no. MD.21267, Dothan AL


Actions on ACSC for prescribing controlled substances with expired ACSC (administrative fine):

Mark  W. Fischer, MD, lic.  no. MD.11311, Dothan AL

Satinderjit S. Gill, MD, lic. no. MD.26041, Troy AL


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