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.  Beginning with 2016, prior actions will be listed by date on the disciplinary actions archive page.
  • 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

MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - JUNE 2016

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.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - MAY 2016

None to date.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - MAY 2016

Effective May 31, the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Danny E. Sailsbury, DO, lic. no. DO.459, Gadsden AL, is temporarily suspended until such time as a hearing shall be held by the Board and a decision rendered thereon.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - APRIL 2016

On Apr. 5, the Commission issued an Order revoking the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Christiana M. Lietzke, MD, lic. no. MD.32826, Rutledge TN.

On Apr. 5, the Commission entered an Order placing on indefinite probation the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Peter A. Lodewick, MD, lic. no. MD.15124, Birmingham AL.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - APRIL 2016

On April 21, the Board entered an Order summarily suspending the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Leonides V. Santos, MD, lic. no. MD.8441, Russellville AL, effective April 26, 2016.

On Apr. 14, the Board denied the application for a certificate of qualification to practice medicine in Alabama of Felicia Mae Hinant, MD, Indianapolis IN.

On Apr. 8, Muhammad Wasim Sadiq Ali, MD, lic. no. MD.22219, Jasper AL, voluntarily surrendered his certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - MARCH 2016

On Mar. 4, the Commission entered an Order denying the request by Amjad I. Butt, MD, lic. no. MD.29003, Selma AL, to remove the restrictions on his license to practice medicine in Alabama.

On Mar. 4, the Commission entered an Order reinstating the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Christopher P. Gay, DO, lic. no. DO.687, Anniston AL, and placing it on indefinite probation, subject to conditions.

On Mar. 4, the Commission entered an Order approving the practice plan of Russell Wayne Stevens, MD, lic. no. MD.26655, Jasper AL.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - MARCH 2016

On Mar. 24, the Board issued an Order Temporarily Suspending the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Pascual Herrera, Jr., MD, lic. no. MD.13663, Leesburg AL, until such time as a hearing shall be held by the Board and a decision rendered thereon.

On Mar. 22, James Edward Parker, MD, lic. no. MD.15131, Homewood AL, voluntarily surrendered his Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate.

On Mar. 16, the Board issued a Consent Order assessing an administrative fine against the Qualified Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Jeffrey Todd Norris, PA, lic. no. PA.326, Dothan AL.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - FEBRUARY 2016 (too late for newsletter)

On Feb. 24, the Commission entered an Order placing on indefinite probation the license to practice medicine in Alabama of John Allen Ross, MD, lic. no. MD.13428, Fostoria OH.


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

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

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

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

Daniel C. Clower, III, MD, lic. no. MD.6624, Selma AL

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

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

Rosemarie M. Morwessel, MD, lic. no. MD.17698, Mobile AL

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

Teresa A. Price, PA, lic. no. PA.988, Anniston AL

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

Eric P. Walker, PA, lic. no. PA.282, Birmingham AL

Joseph P. Walsh, MD, lic. no. MD.26120, Elberta 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):

None at this time.


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