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Public Actions

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Recent Actions

BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - FEBRUARY 2021

Effective Feb. 24, the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Bruce W. Russell, MD, lic. no. MD.4253, Sumiton AL, is revoked.

On Feb. 17, the Board denied the application of Hardik Patel, DO, Tifton GA, for a certificate of qualification to practice medicine. 

On Feb. 17, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of the certificate of qualification and medical license of Philip M. Wakefield, MD, lic. no. MD.12686, Florence AL.

MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - FEBRUARY 2021

  • On Feb. 24, the Commission entered an Order reprimanding the medical license of Kathleen A. Cullen, MD, lic. no. MD.32673, Seminole FL, assessing an administrative fine, requiring continuing medical education, and restricting her from entering into a collaborative practice with or employ/supervise an advanced practice provider.
  • On Feb. 24, the Commission entered a Consent Order revising the terms of probation of George E. S. Hipp, MD, lic. no. MD.28785, Vestavia AL.
  • On Feb. 2, the Commission issued an order returning to full, unrestricted status the medical license of Oliver W. Crawford, Jr., MD, lic. no. MD.28100, Ozark AL.

BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - JANUARY 2021

  • On Jan. 27, the Board issued an order removing all restrictions on the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Odeane H. Connor, MD, lic. no. MD.23743, Gadsden AL.
  • On Jan. 20, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of the medical license and Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Seydi V. Aksut, MD, lic. no. MD.19165, Selma, AL.
  • Effective Jan. 20, the certificate of qualification and medical license of Jeffrey Coykendall, MD, lic. no. MD.42202, Irondale AL, is subject to a Voluntary Restriction.
  • On Jan. 20, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of the medical license and Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Joseph A. Jackson, MD, lic. no. MD.25310, Spanish Fort, AL.

MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - JANUARY 2021

  • On Jan. 27, the Commission entered an order placing restrictions on the medical license of Jeffrey Coykendall, MD, lic. no. MD.42202, Center Point AL.
  • On Jan. 27, the Commission affirmed the Board's denial of the application of Iqbal I. Singh, MD, lic. no. MD.14549 to reinstate his previously voluntarily surrendered certificate of qualification.
  • On Jan. 24, the Commission entered an order lifting the probation on the medical license of Judy O. C. Travis, MD, lic. no. MD.11061, Demopolis AL. 

BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS - DECEMBER 2020

  • Effective Dec. 28, the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of W. Ricardo Montiel, MD, lic. no. MD.18168, Prattville AL, is temporarily suspending pending a hearing and decision by the Board.
  • On Dec. 16, the Board accepted the voluntary surrender of the Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate of Charles V. Skoog, Jr., MD, lic. no. MD.4242, Birmingham AL.

MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION - DECEMBER 2020

  • On Dec. 21, the Commission issued an order reversing the Board's denial of the application for a certificate of qualification to practice medicine of Leah N. Torres, MD, Tuscaloosa AL, and imposing additional requirements to be completed prior to issuance of the certificate of qualification.