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Medicine Disciplinary Actions - 2012

Revoked

Meagher, Henry M. (6/26/12) – The physician’s license was revoked, based on a Maryland action for sexual misconduct (engaging in a sexual relationship with a patient for 10 years).

Crittenden III, William J. (9/23/12) - The physician’s license was revoked, based on a Maryland action for inappropriate prescribing.


Surrender

Tomasino, Vincent (11/28/12) – The physician’s license was administratively revoked after voluntary surrender in lieu of further investigation or formal charges, related to sexual misconduct.


Summarily Suspended

Frazier, Joe W. (PA) (2/8/12) – The physician assistant’s license was summarily suspended, based on an NCCPA certificate revocation, which was based on a Virginia Board suspension and a Virginia court conviction which ordered the suspension.  The charge was related to fraudulent prescriptions.

Greene, Peter (7/6/12) – The physician’s license was summarily suspended, based on information from MSDC regarding a substance abuse relapse.


Suspended

Anderson, Francyne O. (9/23/12) – The physcian’s license was suspended, then placed on probation with terms, based on inappropriate prescribing of controlled substances.
 

Beals, Paul V. (11/26/12) – The physican’s license was suspended, then may reinstate with specific terms and conditions, based on a complaint alleging aiding and abetting the practice of an unlicensed person.

Nwosu, Okenwa (12/19/12) – The  physician’s license was suspended for a minimum of six months, then placed on probation for 2 years with terms and conditions.

 

Probation

Chowdhary, Manjit S. (2/12/12) – The physician’s license was placed on probation for six months, retro retroactive to 11/1/10, and also reprimanded, and was assessed a fine of $1000.00, based on an action by another jurisdiction for failure to transport a patient to hospital after cardiac arrest.

Gooding, Frederick W. (7/13/12) – The physician’s license was placed on probation for a minimum of one year, and practice was restricted to prohibit the performance of cervical and paracervical injections.

Rassael, Hadi M. (8/9/12) – The physician’s license was placed on probation for 3 years and reprimanded, based on a Maryland action for aiding and abetting unlicensed practice (laser hair removal), violating the advertising regulations, and failing to keep adequate records.

Prayaga, Rama S. (11/28/12) – The physician was placed on probation, fined, and restricted from supervising physician assistants, based on inadequate supervision of physician assistants, aiding the practice of an unlicensed individual, and allowing others access to pre-signed prescription pads.

Cohen, Max H.  (12/19/12)  - The physician’s license was placed on probation for five years, based on a Maryland action regarding overutilization of health care services, standard of care, and record keeping.

 

Fined

Wong, Wendy (5/17/12) – The physician was fined, based on an action by another jurisdiction for submitting a forged document to obtain employment. Also failed to disclose this action on her DC physician profile.

Baxter, Jennifer (6/7/12) – The physician was fined and required to take CME courses based on a Maryland action for practice with an expired license. Also failure to report this action to DC Board.

Hill, Vincent (6/7/12) – The physician was fined for failure to update his DC Physician Profile with accurate address information.

Rodriguez-Salinas, Filiberto (6/10/12) – The physician was fined for failure to report/disclose actions in other jurisdictions, regarding disruptive behavior toward hospital personnel.

Ilupeju, Oluremi  (6/26/12) – They physician was fine and required to take CME courses,  based on a Maryland action regarding standard of care and unprofessional conduct.


Reprimanded

French, James H. (2/29/12) – The physician was reprimanded, based on an action by another jurisdiction for failure to submit a mass for lab testing after surgery, and failure to keep records of patient’s treatment.

Snyder, Jack W. (2/29/12) – The physician was reprimanded, based on a criminal conviction and Board action by another jurisdiction for fraudulent representation on his financial disclosure form.

Hill, Augustus (5/4/12) – The physician was reprimanded, based on other state actions regarding standard of care (allowing unlicensed practice and failure to inform patient of complications during procedure) and failure to maintain complete and accurate records.

Gharagozloo, Farid (5/4 /12) – The physician was reprimanded and fined, based on standard of care issues related to excision of a cancerous node.


Orders Terminated

Stillions, Duane (4/16/12) – The physician’s suspension of 2009 was terminated, per compliance with the Order.

Gaviria, Maria C.  (6/7/12) – The physician’s probation order of 12/29/11 was terminated, per compliance with the Order.

Hackney, David (9/23/12) – The physician’s probation order of 2009 was terminated, per compliance with the Order.

Pooya, Manoochehr (9/23/12) – The Physician’s suspension order of 2009 was terminated, per compliance with the Order, retroactive to 8/23/12.

Cohen, Joel (12/13/12) – The physician’s Order of 2007 was terminated, per compliance with the Order.

Perlman, Ronald S. (12/12/12) – The physicians Order of 6/27/2007 and the 3/2011 modification Order were both terminated, per compliance with the Order.

Sim, Wee Lim (12/13/12) – The physicians Order of 9/9/2010, based on a Canada action regarding fitness to practice was terminated, per compliance with the Order.


Other

Mahon, Melvyn V. (6/26/12) – The physician’s practice was restricted to no longer allow interventional cardiology in the District of Columbia until Arizona Medical Board permits him to do so.  Action based on Arizona and Alabama actions.

Ahsan, Rehaan M. (7/13/12) – The physician was ordered to complete 12 hours CME in Professionalism and Ethics, for failure to disclose arrests and various information on his application for licensure. 

Segev, Gilead (7/13/12) - The physician was ordered to complete 12 hours CME in Professional Development, General Practice Management, and Practice Ethics, based on an action by another jurisdiction regarding aiding and abetting unlicensed practice, failure to maintain adequate records, and prescribing controlled substances outside of a physician/patient relationship. 

Jonas, Sibrain Guyford (7/13/12) - The physician assistant was ordered to complete 12 hours CME in Professionalism and Ethics, for failure to disclose arrests and various information on his application for licensure. 

Brown, Jr.,  William (10/12/12) – The physician’s 5/27/10 order was amended due to lack of practice, and now only requires notification of return to DC practice, and a practice re-entry plan at that time.

Hackney, David (11/8/12) – The physician was ordered to complete 10 hours CME in prescription management, for using the pre-signed prescriptions of his supervising physician.

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