Disciplinary actions

  • Synopses of public license actions are posted on a current basis as they are made public.
  • The listings generally will remain for three months.
  • After three months, this information may be found in the Public Action Reports in the BME Newsletters
  • To determine if there has been action against a physician's license:
    • look up the licensee in our database
    • disciplinary action will be indicated by a "yes" in the "public file" row on the results page
    • if there is a public file, click the "yes" link to download a .pdf file of the documents.
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Recent actions

BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - AUGUST 2017

On Aug. 16, the Board issued an Order removing the restrictions on the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Kim P. Eubanks, MD, lic. no. MD.26227, Atlanta GA.

On Aug. 16, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Gilberto Sanchez, MD, lic. no. MD.17969, Montgomery AL.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - AUGUST 2017

None to date.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - JULY 2017

On July 27, the Board issued an Order temporarily suspending the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Eugene Roy Long, MD, lic. no. MD.16888, Pelham AL, until such time as a hearing shall be held by the Board and a decision rendered thereon.

On July 27, the Board issued an Order granting the application to reinstate the certificate of qualification of Marla Shaver, MD, lic. no. MD.27380, Lawrenceville GA, if she passes the Special Purpose Examination.

On July 19, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Rassan M. Tarabein, MD, lic. no. MD.18124, Daphne AL.

On July 18, the Board issued an Order denying the application for reinstatement of certificate of qualification of Joseph N. M. Ndolo, MD, lic. no. MD.21199, Fairhope AL.

Effective July 5, the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Frederick H. Stevens, MD, lic. no. MD.12389, Athens AL, is summarily suspended until such time as a hearing shall be held by the Board and a decision rendered thereon.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - JULY 2017

On July 26, the Commission entered an Order denying the application for reinstatement of license of Paul M. Muratta, DO, lic. no. DO.536. Gadsden AL.

On July 20, the Commission entered an Order returning to full, unrestricted status the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Scott A. Prechter, MD, lic. no. MD.34434, Meridian MS.

On July 20, the Commission entered a Consent Order placing on probation the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Phillip L. Saunders, MD, lic. no. MD.16564, Huntsville AL.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - JUNE 2017

On June 28, the Commission entered a Consent Order placing on probation the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Thomas R. Klinner, Jr., MD, Ooltewah TN.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - JUNE 2017

On June 21, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Gerald M. Hodge, MD, lic. no. MD.7780, Gallion AL.

On June 21, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Xiulu Ruan, MD, lic. no. MD.25262, Mobile AL.

On June 21, the Board entered a Consent Order placing on probation the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Weston J. Welker, MD, lic. no. MD.13209, Owens Cross Roads AL.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - MAY 2017 (too late for newsletter)

On May 24, the Commission entered an Order temporarily suspending the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Phillip Lee Saunders, MD, lic. no. MD.16564, Huntsville AL, until such time as the Administrative Complaint of the Board of Medical Examiners shall be heard and a decision rendered thereon.


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

Weston J. Welker, MD, lic. no. MD.13209, Owens Cross Roads AL

Jeffrey S. Sosnowski, MD, lic. no. MD.26590, Mobile AL


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

None at this time.


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

Richard M. McKean, MD, lic. no. MD.35324, Mobile AL

David Rivera-Toro, MD, lic. no. MD.33968, Eufala AL


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