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.
  • 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
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Recent actions (CME actions listed below)

MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - JULY 2014

On Jul. 7, the Commission entered Orders approving and denying practice plan submissions by Mark P. Koch, DO, lic. no. DO.322, Monroeville AL.

On Jul. 7, the Commission entered an Order revoking the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Diana K. McCutcheon, MD, lic. no. MD.19246, Rogersville AL.

On Jul. 7, the Commission entered an Order denying a motion to remove from disciplinary status the license to practice medicine in Alabama of W. Ricardo Montiel, MD, lic. no. MD.18168, Prattville AL.

On Jul. 7, the Commission entered an Order terminating the probationary status of the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Rock Navarkal, MD, lic. no. MD.30114, Denver CO.

On Jul. 7, the Commission entered an Order revoking the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Joseph F. Piazza, MD, lic. no. MD.27961, Ft. Lauderdale FL.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - JULY 2014

None to date.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - JUNE 2014

On Jun. 18, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Mark P. Koch, DO, lic. no. DO.322, Monroeville AL.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - JUNE 2014

None.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - MAY 2014

On May 22, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender by Edward I. Lammons, MD, lic. no. MD.5532, Phenix City AL, of his authority to order, manufacture, distribute, possess, dispense, administer or prescribe Schedule II, IIN, III and IIIN controlled substances.

On May 22, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Scott William Naley, MD, lic. no. MD.11831, Birmingham AL.

On May 22, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of certificate of qualification and license to practice medicine in Alabama of Joseph N. M. Ndolo, MD, lic. no. MD.21199, Fairhope AL.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - MAY 2014

On Ma 28, the Commission entered an Order summarily suspending the license to practice medicine in Alabama of John P. Hagler, Jr., MD, lic. no. MD.6566, Montgomery AL, until such time as the Administrative Complaint filed by the Board shall be heard and a decision rendered thereon.

On May 7, the Commission entered an Order reinstating to full, unrestricted status the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Virgil E. McGrady, D. O., lic. no. DO.204, Trussville AL.


BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - APR 2014

On Apr. 16, the Board denied the application for a certificate of qualification to practice medicine in Alabama of Sushil Kumar Sompur Vasanthkumar, MD, Mysore, India.


MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - APR 2014

On Apr. 28, the Commission issued an Order reversing the Board's previous decision to deny the application for a certificate of qualification of Shawn Daniel Trask, MD, Montgomery AL, and directing that a full, unrestricted certificate of qualification and license be issued.

On Apr. 21, the Commission entered an Order reinstating the license  to practice medicine in Alabama of Amjad I. Butt, M. D., lic. no. MD.29003, Selma AL, upon payment of the installment due on an administrative fine.

On Apr. 17, the Commission entered an Order suspending the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Amjad I. Butt, M. D., lic. no. MD.29003, Selma AL, for nonpayment of an installment on an administrative fine.

On Apr. 17, the Commission entered a Consent Order placing on probation the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Karen Paul Holley, MD, lic. no. MD.23807, Metairie LA.

On Apr. 1, the Commission issued an Order reinstating in full the license to practice medicine in Alabama of Jason M. Hunt, MD, lic. no. MD.29076, Murray KY.

On Apr. 1, the Commission issued an Order removing the probationary status of the license to practice medicine in Alabama of George R. Storey, MD, lic. no. MD.15022, Talladega AL.


Actions concerning non-compliance with CME requirements

David P. Adkison, MD/lic. no. MD.12181, Birmingham AL

Guy E. Blaudeau, MD/lic. no. MD.7503, Hoover AL

Gordon T. Connor, MD/lic. no. MD.10818, Birmingham AL

Michael R. Crain, MD/lic. no. MD.10913, Birmingham AL

Tamatra L. Crook, MD/lic. no. MD.27057, Mobile AL

Joseph R. Cuccia, MD/lic. no. MD.28206, Sheffield AL

Jian H. Fong, MD/lic. no. MD.27530, Hoover AL

Richard E. Gilliland, MD/lic. no. MD.12109, Bessemer AL

Skye Fost Gratton, PA/lic. no. PA.641, Birmingham AL

Melissa C. Gray, MD/lic. no. MD.31519, Athens AL

William B. Harris, MD/lic. no. MD.9132, Bay Minette AL

Claire B. Hinton, PA/lic. no. PA.664, Mobile AL

Steven C. Hudson, MD/lic. no. MD.27431, Huntsville AL

Carole Lane, MD/lic. no. MD.11195, Birmingham AL

Jeffrey A. Johnson, DO/lic. no. DO.701, Decatur AL

Mario Magnone, MD/lic. no. MD.25184, Fairhope AL

Sanjay Malhotra, MD/lic. no. MD.29375, Huntsville AL

Timothy Marlow, MD/lic. no. MD.12300, Selma AL

Allan C. Muller, II, DO/lic. no. DO.590, Montgomery AL

Rick A. Otwell, PA/lic. no. PA.216, Gadsden AL

John A. Porter, MD/lic. no. MD.9516, Montgomery AL

Jon Emory Sanford, MD/lic no. MD.3835, Fayette AL

Edward D. Simms, III, MD/lic. no. MD.29521, Mobile AL

Philip Preston Stewart, DO/lic. no. DO.1284, Huntsville AL

Octavian C. Tomescu, MD/lic. no. MD.18505, Hamilton AL

Jarrod K. Warren, MD/lic. no. MD.28357, Gadsden AL

Kara N. S. Witsiepe, PA/lic. no. PA.547, Mobile AL


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