Mubashar Choudry – Substance Abuse

Mubashar Choudry – Substance Abuse

ACTIONS TAKEN:

Suspension 10/13/2011 Immediately Stayed

BOARD AWARE OF ISSUE:

Anonymous phone complaint 3/14/2009

QUOTES FROM DISCIPLINARY ACTION DOCUMENTS:

--"Suspension for six months, immediately stayed; Probation for 5 years with terms and conditions. The Board found that the physician provided professional services while under the influence of alcohol and guilty of unprofessional conduct in the practice of medicine."

--"Dr. Choudry visited Shady Grove Hospital and attempted to read EKGs while impaired by alcohol.  And he was on-call for his private professional practice at the time.  He exhibited an extraordinary lack of judgment, disrupted the functioning of the hospital and jeopardized patient care."

TIME LAG ON ACTION:

2 YEARS, 7 MONTHS

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