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Dentistry • Male • Age 47

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    1 Sanction

    • Substance Abuse  (3/26/2010)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Jacob A Kerst, DDS; License # DE00007451

      Nature of Complaint:

      The respondent prescribed and diverted narcotics for his own use; picked up controlled substances fraudulently prescribed by a physician who was also his patient; prescribed and split controlled substances with two patients; was convicted in U.S. District Court of one count of unlawfully acquiring a controlled substance; ordered testosterone, human growth hormone, human growth complex, and a topical steroid over the Internet for his own use; practiced dentistry while addicted to narcotics and using anabolic steroid drugs; had a sexual relationship with a patient; failed to comply with a treatment program; and pleaded guilty in Issaquah Municipal Court to violating a domestic violence protection order, a gross misdemeanor.

      Action Taken:

      The respondent’s license to practice as a dentist in Washington is revoked. The respondent shall pay a fine in the amount of $30,000 within 5 years of this Order.

    • State: Washington

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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kerst & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
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