Florida Doctor Who Lost License Over Malpractice Case Now Practices in NY

A Florida doctor lost his medical license in Tampa earlier this year after the Florida Medical Board deemed his actions unprofessional. The physician allegedly arrived late to his clinic in Hialeah, Florida, and his patient delivered a baby rather than getting the abortion she’d planned. According to the complaint, one of the doctor’s staff members put the newborn in the trash and the doctor “prepared a false medical record” to cover up the delivery.

The board held him responsible for the incident and upheld allegations that he committed medical malpractice, falsified records, and delegated inappropriate tasks to unlicensed personnel. They chose the strongest possible and permanently revoked his Florida medical license.

However, a local TV station discovered that the doctor has moved to New York state and is now practicing medicine at a clinic in the Bronx. His case was reviewed by a board in New York that decided to allow him to continue treating patients under the supervision of another doctor. He will be on probation for the next two years.

Source: Doc heads to NY after FL license revoked, MyTampaBay.com, November 16, 2009
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