Dinesh Shah – Unjustifiable Prescriptions

Dinesh Shah – Unjustifiable Prescriptions

ACTIONS TAKEN:

Permanent Revocation 6/2/2011

Summary Suspension Remains 4/21/2011

Summary Suspension Continued 10/14/2010

Suspension resulting from prior order 9/23/2010

Summary Suspension Stayed 8/26/2010

Summary Suspension 8/5/2010 

Probation 8/28/2008

BOARD AWARE OF ISSUE:

Complaint from pharmacist 11/3/2006

Complaint from family of patient 12/28/2006    

ACTION BY OTHER STATES:

WV-Revoked 9/2009

NY-Suspended 7/2009

PA- Probation 2/2009

KY-Surrendered 2/2009

QUOTES FROM DISCIPLINARY ACTION DOCUMENTS:

--"The Respondent engaged in a pattern of excessive and unjustifiable prescription of Schedule II opioid analgesics, primarily Oxycodone and Methadone, without medical indication.  In doing so, the Respondent placed his patients at risk for potentially serious or life-threatening consequences such as habituation, addiction and/or death."

--"The Board found that there exists a substantial risk of serious harm to the public health, safety or welfare in the physician's continued practice."    

TIME LAG ON ACTION:  

 

1 YEAR, 9 MONTHS

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