Mubashar Choudry – Substance Abuse
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