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California Doctors on Probation 9-29-15

This spreadsheet lists physicians, by county, who are on probation as of 9/29/15. Kim Kirchmeyer, Executive Director of the Medical Board of CA, provided the spreadsheet to Consumers Union on 10-5-15. The links contained in the spreadsheet connect to physicians’ profiles, where legal documents regarding their probation can be viewed. Also, 48 other physicians not listed here were issued probationary licenses and are on probation as of September 29, 2015. The MBC website includes a disclaimer regarding this information that states the following: “This section of the Medical Board’s website contains scanned, public-record documents relating to administrative actions taken by the Board against licensed and unlicensed individuals. The law authorizes the Board to post information about licensed physicians on the website for only 10 years. A search in this section only should not be used to determine if a physician has had any action taken against his/her license or to determine the license status. If you wish to check a physician’s profile, please visit the Breeze Online License Lookup. All imaged documents provided by the Medical Board are being made available to provide immediate access for the convenience of interested persons. While the Medical Board believes the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility, as does delay in the posting or updating of information. Therefore, the Medical Board makes no guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, currency, or correct sequencing of the information. The Medical Board shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the use or results obtained from the use of this information. The type of documents which are available include, but are not limited to, accusations, decisions, suspension/restriction orders, public letters of reprimand and citations.”

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