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Medicine Disciplinary Actions - 2014

Revoked

Chigbue, Brian (9/11/14) – The physician’s license was revoked based on disciplinary actions taken by the licensing authorities of Maryland, Virginia, and Tennessee, based on sexual misconduct and sexual violations with patients. [Internal Medicine]

Welch, Robert (6/12/14) – The physician’s license was revoked based on a criminal conviction for illicit sexual conduct with a minor and possession of methamphetamine. 

 

Revoked by Surrender

Edwards, Alfred (4/10/14) - The physician license was administratively revoked after surrendering while the Board was addressing a felony conviction for harboring an illegal alien/domestic servant. 

 

Suspended

Ibrahim, Victor (1/29/14) – The physician’s license was suspended for six months (stayed) and placed on probation for 3 years with terms—based on charges for inappropriate relationship with a patient.[

 

Probation

Long, Sammie I. (3/3/14) – The physician’s previous 10/10/13 Final Order was modified to clarify that the probation and terms mentioned in the Order will be imposed only when the license is reinstated and Board is notified of practice in DC. 


Fined

Brenner, Zoe (1/9/14) – The acupuncturist was fined based on her practice with a lapsed/expired license. 

Kaminskas, Ausra (1/9/14) – The acupuncturist was fined and ordered to take CME in business ethics, based on her practice with a lapsed/expired license. 

Panahy, Yasmin (5/8/14) – The physician was fined and ordered to complete CME s, based on her Maryland order for failing their CME audit. It was discovered she also did not complete the required amount for DC.

 

Reprimanded

Nwankwo, Christian N. (8/28/14) – the physician was reprimanded based on a Maryland action for unprofessional conduct. The physician must also comply fully with the terms of the Maryland order. [Family Medicine]

Amoah ,Nana Osei (3/4/214) – The physician was reprimanded based on a Virginia action regarding standard of care issues—specifically miscommunication of treatment orders and ignored staff/nurse input. 

Josue, Cholet Kelly (4/3/14) – The physician was reprimanded based on a Maryland action regarding unprofessional conduct (patient abuse) and privilege suspension, related to alleged patient abuse. 

Peterson, Ann (4/10/14) – The physician was reprimanded and prohibited from reinstating her expired license until she complies with a previous order she refused, which contained a fine and CME for failing DC’s 2010 CME audit. 

Mosuro, Yusuf (6/12/14) – The physician was reprimanded and prohibited from supervision of PAs and APRNs, in addition to prescribing/ordering/dispensing restrictions and other conditions. 

 

Terminations

Beals, Paul V. (2/6/14) – The physician’s 12/18/12 suspension was terminated—the remaining terms remain in effect. 

Gooding, Frederick (2/6/14) - The physician’s 12/18/12 Consent Order was terminated due to full compliance and satisfaction of the terms.           

Prayaga, Rama (3/3/14) – The physician’s 11/28/12 Order was terminated due to full compliance and satisfaction of the terms. 

Wright, Mofikpara (3/19/14) – The physician’s 6/7/13 Consent Order was terminated due to full compliance and satisfaction of the terms. 

Carregal, Valerie A. (4/3/14) – The physician’s 2/22/13 Consent Order was terminated due to full compliance and satisfaction of the terms. 

Okoji, Godswill (4/3/14) - The physician’s 1/11/13 Consent Order was terminated due to full compliance and satisfaction of the terms. 

Kelly, William (3/19/14) - The physician’s 11/25/08 Consent Order was terminated due to full compliance and satisfaction of the terms. 

Jonas, Sibrain Guyford (3/19/14) - The physician assistant’s 7/132/12 Consent Order was terminated due to full compliance and satisfaction of the terms. 

Adams, Roscoe (3/19/14) - The physician’s 11/14/13 Consent Order was terminated due to full compliance and satisfaction of the terms. 

Omole, Julius (4/14/14) – The physician’s 6/9/11 Consent Order was terminated due to full compliance and satisfaction of the terms. 

Panahy, Yasmin (8/28/14) – They physician’s 5/8/14 Consent Order was terminated due to full compliance and satisfaction of the terms.  [Internal Medicine]

Other

Okafor, Ndubuisi J. (3/1/14)  Amendment made to the 5/22/13 Consent Order regarding the supervision and reporting requirements, to ensure better oversight during the monitoring period. 

Markovitz, Lawrence J. (2/6/14) – The physician  was ordered to give the DC Board prior notice of any return to thoracic surgery, and must satisfy all terms of his Virginia Order.

Srivastava, Pradeep (6/11/14) – The physician’s 3/14/13 Consent Order was amended to clarify that practice/supervision can occur at ‘any’ location in the District. (The 3/14/13 Order had reinstated his license with practice supervision terms, board recertification, and course work in medical ethics, internal medicine, and cardiology – based a 2009 criminal conviction for tax evasion and subsequent prison term). 

Marselas, Sharon L. (8/28/14) – the physician is prohibited from  the practice of neurosurgery, and required to notify the DC Board of her return to practice in DC. [Neurosurgery]

 

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