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Flower Mound Physician Under TMB Review After Making Child Protective Services Report

A North Texas parent was granted an appeal after he said the physician "weaponized her position."
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Suspended Plano Ophthalmologist Launches Scholarship Following Domestic Violence Arrest

Dr. David Stager’s $1,000 scholarship for medical students was launched six months after he was arrested for felony assault and the Texas Medical Board suspended his license.
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Supreme Court Ruling Means Texas Remains One of Five States in the Country Without Physician Dispensing

After no legislative movement, Texas physicians took their case to the courts to be able to directly dispense medications to their patients.
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Trial Date Set for Anesthesiologist Accused of Tampering With IV Bags at Baylor Scott & White Surgicare North Dallas

Dr. Raynaldo Ortiz Jr. was denied bail earlier this year and is accused of poisoning IV bags that resulted in the death of his colleague and cardiac emergencies in 11 other patients.
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Woman’s Death After IV Therapy Leads to License Suspension for Frisco Anesthesiologist

Board documents say that Dr. Michael Patrick Gallagher was the medical director of a med spa where a patient died after the spa's owner administered an IV therapy for which she didn't have a license.
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Judge Rules Against No Surprises Act Implementation in Texas Medical Association Lawsuit

TMA has launched four lawsuits focused on the process used to determine the payment for surprise bills and had favorable rulings in all of them.
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How Convenient Care Is Changing Provider Demand

Advanced practice providers are the most requested specialty, according to a report from AMN healthcare.
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Southlake Plastic Surgeon With a History of Texas Medical Board Discipline Has His License Suspended

Dr. Jon Ver Halen's allegedly performed surgery when he was prohibited from doing so, according to TMB documents.
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Report: Physician Salaries Up for 2023

The post-pandemic recovery continues with double digit salary gains for psychiatrists, dermatologists, anesthesiologists, and orthopedic surgeons.
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Physicians Who Lost Their License Elsewhere Can No Longer Practice in Texas

HB 1998 bars physicians who have committed moral turpitude felonies and misdemeanors from practicing in Texas and requires the Texas Medical Board to have closer oversight of physicians.
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