Disciplinary actions

 

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Recent actions

BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - APRIL 2019

Effective Apr. 22, the Board temporarily suspended the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate and Pain Management Registration of Deborah J. Hart, MD, lic. no. MD.13847, Somerset KY.

On Apr. 16, the Board issued an Order terminating the probation on the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Farouk Y. Khan, MD, lic. no. MD.21322, Dothan AL.

On Apr. 4, David Douglas Schaffer, DO, lic. no. DO.421, Montgomery AL, voluntarily surrendered his license to practice medicine in Alabama.

On Apr. 1, Marshall Brian Plotka, MD, lic. no. MD.10607, Huntsville AL, voluntarily surrendered his Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate and Pain Management Registration.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - APRIL 2019

On April 29, the Commission revoked the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Stephen M. Sawrie, MD, lic. no. MD.26183, Chickasaw AL.

On April 29, the Commission denied the request to lift the license restrictions on the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Vanessa Thomas, MD, lic. no. MD.29849, LaGrange GA.

On April 29, the Commission lifted the suspension of the license to practice medicine in Alabama of John Barrett Slappey, MD, lic. no. MD.34055, Vestavia AL.

On April 29, the Commission lifted the probation of the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Barry N. Lumpkins, MD, lic. no. MD.24548, Moulton AL.

On April 22, the Commission issued an Order revoking the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Duane W. King, MD, lic. no. MD.11133, Birmingham AL, staying the revocation, and placing license on indefinite probation pending satisfaction of conditions of probation.

On April 19, the Commission revoked the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Malachy M. DeHenre, MD, lic. no. 22722, Raleigh MS.

Effective Apr. 16, the Commission amended the terms of probation on the license of Marie C. Cebert, DO, lic. no. DO.656, Harvest AL, authorizing her to recommence the practice of medicine subject to certain terms.

On Apr. 16, the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Judy O. C. Travis, MD, lic. no. MD.11061, Demopolis, was temporarily suspended until such time as the Administrative Complaint shall be heard and a decision rendered thereon.

On April 14, the Commission entered an Order denying the application for reinstatement of Paul Muratta, DO, lic. no. DO.536, Gadsden AL.

Effective Apr. 5, the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Kang Lu, MD, lic. no. MD.33264, Crestview FL, was temporarily suspended until such time as the Administrative Complaint shall be heard and a decision rendered thereon.


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

Lawrence T. Williams, DO, lic. no. DO.100, Montgomery AL


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

Ayodeji O. Adeoya, MD, lic. no. MD.35245, Florence GA


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

None to date.


Actions for not being registered for Office Based Surgery (administrative fine):

None to date.


Actions for not obtaining/renewing Pain Management Services registration (administrative fine):

Moses A. Awoniyi, MD, lic. no. MD.9604, Decatur AL

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