Maryland Board of Physicians

Jun 27, 2019

Appeals court overturns $2.5M judgment against Board of Physicians

The Court of Special Appeals tossed out a $2.5 million award against the Maryland Board of Physicians Wednesday, the latest twist in years of litigation between the board and a discredited physician who alleges his private medical information was maliciously shared publicly. The board issued a public cease-and-desist order in January 2012 against Mark Geier alleging […]

May 13, 2019

Maryland pediatrician charged with raping female patient

A Maryland pediatrician charged with raping a patient is on home detention after posting a $100,000 bond.

Feb 5, 2018

Md. regulators may pay $2.5M for humiliating anti-vaccine doctor

Regulators who stripped Mark Geier's credentials were ordered to pay damages by a judge who says the board tried to humiliate the doctor and his family.

Nov 12, 2014

Official faults doctors’ board for lax investigation of Dando

(AP) The inspector general of Maryland’s public health agency is blasting the state medical board’s decision to license a doctor in 1996 despite his conviction for raping a Florida woman at gunpoint 10 years earlier. The report released Wednesday says the Board of Physicians should have scrutinized William Dando’s application from the start, since it […]

Oct 29, 2014

Md. medical board learning about background checks

The Maryland Board of Physicians is learning about criminal background checks.

Jul 30, 2014

Md. board seeks criminal checks for doc licensees

The Maryland Board of Physicians said Wednesday that it is seeking statutory authority to conduct criminal background checks on medical license applicants despite one member's concern that health care professionals are being singled out.

Jun 5, 2014

Maryland suspends doctor with 1987 rape conviction

A doctor convicted of raping a Florida woman at gunpoint in 1986 had his medical license in Maryland suspended Thursday after two women patients complained he molested them at a walk-in clinic this year.

Oct 16, 2013

Md. Board of Physicians closes abortion probe

GERMANTOWN — The Maryland Board of Physicians has closed its investigation into the death of a woman who was treated at an abortion clinic in Germantown. The doctor’s office shared a letter it received Tuesday from the board with The Washington Post. The action was the last in a series of reviews after an anti-abortion […]

Sep 8, 2013

CSA affirms revocation of doctor’s license in medicine-for-sex case

A physician accused of exchanging medicine for sex with two patients cannot have his medical license back, the Court of Special Appeals has held.

Nov 14, 2012

Suntha to be CEO, president of new University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

The three parties involved in the sale of St. Joseph Medical Center to the University of Maryland Medical System said Wednesday the deal is expected to close on Dec. 1.

Aug 5, 2012

‘Point of care’ becomes point of contention

Five orthopedic surgeons face the loss of their medical licenses or other penalties over allegations of “suspect” billing practices and overcharging a workers’ compensation insurance provider for prescription pain medications.

Dec 2, 2011

Top 5 – ‘Maryland is unique in that’

A new, luxury rental development opening in Owings Mills and Gov. Martin O’Malley announcing early successes during his trade mission to India are among the most-read business stories of the week. Also making the list is Disney pulling out of National Harbor and the auction of undeveloped lots in Camden Crossing. Here are the Top […]

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