Recent Board Orders
Amsbury, John David, DO
9-25-18: Complaint issued for pattern of inappropriate care to patient. 10-15-18: Stipulation entered. 11-16-18: Order entered. License suspended for one (1) year with suspension stayed for a period of two (2) years under specific terms/conditions.7-19-19: Order of Completion entered. Respondent met all terms of the Order entered on 11-16-18.
Baruti, Timur Anum, MD
8-20-18: Complaint issued based on action taken by the Michigan Board. Respondent failed to adequately evaluate and monitor one of his pain patients who had a history of opioid dependence. Also failed to maintain adequate medical records for his treatment of patient and was found to have aided and abetted another to practice outside the scope of his/her practice. 9-14-18: Stipulation entered. 11-16-18: Order entered. License suspended for a period of one (1) year with suspension stayed for a period of two (2) years. Must follow limitations and successfully complete requirements imposed by the Michigan Board.
Berg, LaVonne Ann, MD
3-27-19: Formal complaint issued. Violations of NDPHP monitoring agreement. 4-22-19 Stipulation entered. 7-19-19: Order entered. 10-15-19: Respondent entered into a Stipulation and Non-Practice Agreement.
Clifton, Mary Rose, MD
4-29-19: Complaint issued. 5-30-19: Stipulation entered. 7-19-19: Order entered. Respondent used an address on her prescription forms that she did not reside at and didn't have authorization to use and lacked appropriate documentation in medical record to diagnose/treat patient.
Gallagher, Stanley Carson, DO
4-17-19: Complaint issued. Engaging in the performance of dishonorable, unethical, or unprofessional conduct, committing a continued pattern of inappropriate care, and prescribing controlled substances to his adult child. 4-29-19: Stipulation entered. 7-19-19: Order entered. Respondent must successfully complete all terms and requirements of the 11-10-18 MN Board Order.
Lifland, Paul Dennis, MD
8-14-18: Formal complaint issued for missed diagnosis - lack of appropriate documentation in medical records for diagnosis, testing, and treatment of patient. 7-19-19: Stipulation approved. 7-19-19: Order entered & Public Ltr of Censure issued.
Nagaraj, Padmini , MD
8-10-18: Formal complaint issued. Providing false information in connection with her license renewal application. 9-10-18: Stipulation entered. 11-16-18: Order entered. Respondent required to attend ethics course focusing on professional conduct and licensing requirements. Fine of $500.00.
Peterson, Kirsten Dawn, MD
5-17-18: Non-practice agreement entered. 8-15-18: Complaint issued. Engaged in the habitual use of alcohol. 8-24-18: Stipulation entered. 11-16-18: Order entered for indefinite suspension with Respondent's right to petition for reinstatement of licensure under certain terms/conditions.3-22-19: Respondent petitioned Board for reinstatement. License returned to Active-Conditioned. Must participate indefinitely and comply with the NDPHP and abide by the conditions outlined in her employer's letter dated 11-28-18.
Polukhin, Elena Lev, MD
12-4-17 Complaint issued. Convicted of a felony & disciplined by another state. 4-2-19: Stipulation entered. 7-19-19: Order entered based on MN and FL Board Orders. License is indefinitely suspended.
Schatteles, John Michael, MD
9-6-18: Complaint issued. 9-20-18: Stipulation entered. 11-16-18: Order entered. Must participate in the NDPHP for a minimum of one (1) year and a maximum of five (5) years and must comply with all requests of the NDPHP.
Thomas, Grace George, MD
1-15-19: Complaint issued. Lack of appropriate documentation in medical records for diagnosis, testing and treatment of a patient. Stipulation entered 2-14-19. Order entered on 3-22-19: Must complete medical recordkeeping course for physicians through CPEP within 6 months of the date of the Board's Order.7-19-19: Respondent has complied with all the terms and conditions of the Order dated 3-22-19.
Hedger, Ashton Leigh, PA-C
8-16-18: Complaint issued. Providing false information on renewal application. 9-5-18: Amended Complaint issued. 9-25-18: Stipulation entered. 11-16-18: Order entered. Respondent must attend an ethics course approved by the Board within six (6) months of the Board's Order. Fine of $500.00.3-22-19: Order of Completion issued.