David J. Zuckerman - Miscellaneous

David J. Zuckerman - Miscellaneous

ACTIONS TAKEN:

Surrender - 6/23/2011 

Probation - 12/16/2009           

Summary Suspension stay lifted - 7/29/2009    

Summary Suspension – immediately stayed 4/15/2009 

BOARD AWARE OF ISSUE:

Board notified by hospital about leave of absence 12/12/2008

QUOTES FROM DISCIPLINARY ACTION DOCUMENTS:

--"The Board finds as a fact that Dr. Zuckerman was at times inattentive to patients in dire need of his services and that his conduct in the hospital was at times disorganized, slovenly, and disruptive, and that this type of behavior as manifested in this case constitutes a threat to patient safety."

--"The Board took disciplinary action based upon the physician's conduct at a hospital where he held privileges, the findings of the hospital's fitness for duty psychological evaluation, and the report of neurological screening; the Board's order requires continuing treatment, professional supervision, limitation on his practice in regard to the number of patients he sees, and requires a full psychological re-evaluation during the probationary period."

TIME LAG ON ACTION:

4 MONTHS

Prior Actions:


Suspension Ordered - 04-15-2009


Suspension Lifted - 07-29-2009


Consent Order - 12-16-2009

License Surrendered - 06-23-2011

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