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.  .
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Recent actions

MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - NOVEMBER 2016

Effective Nov. 7, the Commission entered an Order revoking the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Russell Wayne Stevens, MD, lic. no. MD.26655, Daphne AL.

On Nov. 3, the Commission entered an Order restoring to full, unrestricted status the license to practice medicine in Alabama of James M. DeSantis, MD, lic. no. MD.25650, Marietta GA.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - NOVEMBER 2016

On Nov. 17, the Board issued an Order restricting the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of William T. Hall, Jr., MD, lic. no. MD.8930, Birmingham AL.

On Nov. 17, upon the stipulation of the parties, the Board issued a Consent Order revoking the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Pascual Herrera, Jr., MD, lic. no. MD.13663, Leesburg AL.

On Nov. 1, upon the Stipulation of the parties, the Board issued a Consent Order restricting the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Kim P. Eubanks, MD, lic. no. MD.26227, Atlanta GA, to Schedules IV and V, requiring certain continuing medical education, and assessing an administrative fine.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - OCTOBER 2016

Effective Oct. 31, the Commission entered an Order Temporarily Suspending the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Rex A. Rawls, MD, lic. no. MD.25511, Mobile AL.

On Oct. 26, upon the stipulation of the parties, the Commission entered an Order effective Dec. 1 revoking the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Larry Jan Davis, MD, lic. no. MD.4217, Huntsville AL, requiring that he surrender his pain management registrations, prohibiting him from practicing pain management, requiring continuing medical education, and assessing an administrative fine.

On Oct. 26, upon the stipulation of the parties, the Commission entered a Consent Order revoking the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Eyston A. Hunte, MD, lic. no. MD.6323, Mobile AL, restricting him from the practice of pain management or providing pain management services, requiring continuing medical education, and assessing an administrative fine.

Oct. 26, upon the stipulation of the parties, the Commission entered a Consent Order placing on probation the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Rodney D. Rothstein, MD, lic. no. MD.29863, Owens Cross Roads AL.

On Oct. 14, the Commission entered an Order reinstating to full, unrestricted status the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Daniel Blaine Williams, MD, lic. no. MD.26130, Hoover AL.

On Oct. 13, the Commission entered an Order reinstating to full, unrestricted status the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Boyd P. Benefield, MD, lic. no. MD.12150, Gulfport MS.

On Oct. 13, the Commission entered an Order revoking the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Christopher P. Gay, DO, lic. no. DO.687, Anniston AL.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - OCTOBER 2016

On Oct. 28, the Board issued an Order summarily suspending the Alabama Pain Management Registrations of Farouk Y. Khan, MD, lic. no. MD.21322, Dothan AL.

On Oct. 19, upon the stipulation of the parties, the Board entered a Consent Order wherein Odeane H. Connor, MD, lic. no. MD.23743, Gadsden AL, agreed to voluntarily surrender her Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate and pay an administrative fine.

On Oct. 19, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Steven W. Tincher, MD, lic. no. 29774, Canton MS.

On Oct. 19, upon the stipulation of the parties, the Board entered a Consent Order reinstating the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Jose G. Zavaleta, MD, lic. no. MD.22305, Pineville LA.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - SEPTEMBER 2016

On Sept. 2, the Commission entered an Order denying the initial license application of Briana Lynn Boyd, MD, Lexington KY.

On Sept. 2, the Commission entered an Order removing all restrictions previously placed on the license to practice medicine of Jerry Bruce Hankins, MD, lic. no. MD.17795, Montgomery AL.

On Sept. 2, the Commission entered an Order denying the reinstatement application of Paul M. Muratta, DO, lic. no. DO.536, Gadsden AL.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - SEPTEMBER 2016

On Sept. 21, the Board entered a Consent Order restricting to Schedules IV and V the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Danny E. Sailsbury, DO, lic. no. DO.459, Gadsden AL, assessing an administrative fine, and requiring continuing medical education.

On Sept. 20, Scott Hull Boswell, MD, lic. no. MD.16975, Jasper AL, voluntarily surrendered his Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate.

Effective Sept. 13, the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Leonides V. Santos, MD, lic. no. MD.8441, Russellville AL, is revoked by Order of the Board.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - AUGUST 2016

On Aug. 17, upon the signed consent of William M. Roddy, DO, lic. no. DO.541, Sheffield AL, the Commission entered an Order indefinitely continuing hearing.

On Aug. 5, the Commission entered an Order approving the practice plan of Christopher P. Gay, DO, lic. no. DO.687, Anniston AL.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - AUGUST 2016

On Aug. 17, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of the certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Ruepert Don Bryan, MD, lic. no. MD.7568, Alabaster AL.

On Aug. 17, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of the certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Mohammad O. Mohabbat, MD, lic. no. MD.11727, Northport AL.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - JULY 2016

On July 7, the Commission entered an Order denying the request for reinstatement of license of John P. Hagler, MD, lic. no. MD.6566, Montgomery AL.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - JULY 2016

On July 28, the Board issued an Order temporarily suspending the Alabama Controlled Sub stances Certificate of Odeane H. Connor, MD, lic. no. MD.23743, Gadsden AL, until such time as a hearing shall be held and a decision rendered thereon.

On July 28, the Board issued an Order temporarily suspending the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Kim Patrice Eubanks, MD, lic. no. MD.26227, Atlanta GA, until such time as a hearing shall be held and a decision rendered thereon.

On July 27, the Board issued an Order temporarily suspending the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of William M. Roddy, DO, lic. no. DO.541, Sheffield AL, until such time as a hearing shall be held and a decision rendered thereon.

On July 20, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Daniel Kevin Stubler, MD, lic. no. MD.16025, Fairhope AL.

On July 7, James Fullerton Hooper, MD, lic. no. MD.12618, Tuscaloosa AL, voluntarily surrendered his certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - JUNE 2016

On June 20, Robert M. Ritchea, MD, lic. no. MD.19887, Phenix City AL, voluntarily surrendered his Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate.

Effective June 7, the Commission revoked the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Mark P. Koch, DO, lic. no. DO.322, Monroeville AL.

On June 6, the Commission entered an Order requiring that Mohammad Omar Mohabbat, MD, lic. no. MD.11727, Northport AL, present for an evaluation.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - JUNE 2016

Effective June 3, the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Robert M. Ritchea, MD, lic. no. MD.19887, Phenix City, AL, is temporarily suspended until such time as a hearing shall be held by the Board and a decision rendered thereon.


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

Ross E. Bunch, MD, lic. no. MD.19040, Tuscaloosa AL

Ernest G. Burch, MD, lic. no. MD.23467, Mobile AL

Anne W. Byars, MD, lic. no. MD.14633, Hoover AL

Leonard J. Caputo, MD, lic. no. MD.8384, Mobile AL

Lea C. Clayton, MD, lic. no. MD.19310, Moody AL

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

Wilbourne Ray Crouch, MD, lic. no. MD.5434, Hartselle AL

Gary W. Hudson, MD, lic. no. MD.12133, Huntsville AL

Benjamin H. Johnson, III, MD, lic. no. MD.9687, Mountain Brook AL

Carol M. Johnson, MD, lic. no. MD.11601, Alabaster AL

Christopher R. Jones, MD, lic. no. MD.10315, Hoover AL

Christopher Kirya, MD, lic. no. MD.8282, Gadsden AL

John D. McArthur, MD, lic. no. MD.13596, Auburn AL

Lusanne C. L. McKenzie, MD, lic. no. MD.4189, Huntsville AL

Douglas O. Moore, MD, lic. no. MD.13487, Hoover AL

Dean Robert Naden, DO, lic. no. DO.690, Jasper AL

Lynn H. Porter, MD, lic. no. MD.14153, Robertsdale AL

Brian E. Rogers, MD, lic. no. MD.18306, Russellville AL

Gaylon R. Rogers, MD, lic. no. MD.6106, Bessemer AL

Mohammed Salehuddin, MD, lic. no. MD.20074, Greensboro AL

Ruth L. Shields, MD, lic. no. MD.4527, Mobile AL

Mitchell C. Shirah, MD, lic. no. MD.9705, Roanoke AL

Kathleen S. Short, MD, lic. no. MD.13117, Birmingham AL

Everitt N. Simmons, MD, lic. no. MD.11850, Alabaster AL

Elizabeth A. Simpson, PA, lic. no. PA.595, Mobile AL

Daniel H. Spriggs, MD, lic. no. MD.13749, Mobile AL

Joseph P. Walsh, MD, lic. no. MD.26120, Elberta AL


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

Andrew M. Dewitt, MD, lic. no. MD.19324, Birmingham AL

Eugene R. Long, MD, lic. no. MD.16888, Hixson TN

Manly J. Sullivan, MD, lic. no. MD.20081, Carrollton AL

John S. Thurber, MD, lic. no MD.24029, Alabaster AL

 


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

None at this time.


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