Minus George Vasiliades – Substance Abuse

Minus George Vasiliades – Substance Abuse        

ACTIONS TAKEN:

Summary Suspension 11/3/2011          

BOARD AWARE OF ISSUE:

Police report to board late August/early Sept 2011       

ARRESTS:

Arrested 8/25/2011 for cocaine possession      

QUOTES FROM DISCIPLINARY ACTION DOCUMENTS:

--"The Board determined that the physician's conduct constituted a substantial likelihood of a risk of serious harm to the public health, safety and welfare based upon the physician's chronic and active use of cocaine and opiates."

--During arrest, "The Respondent admitted that he had cocaine in his pocket.  Officer C located a clear baggie containing white powder…The substance was subsequently tested by a laboratory and found to be 3.1 grams of cocaine."

TIME LAG ON ACTION:

2-3 MONTHS

Prior Actions:

Suspension - 11-03-2011

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