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- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine
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Background Check for Dr. Awadh
- No malpractice history found for Virginia.
- No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
- Professional Misconduct (7/12/2010)
- Action Taken: Education
Dr. Abla Abed Awadh; License # 0101238362
Nature of Complaint:
The physician at a patient's 04-21-2009 initial visit prescribed Dilaudid for pain without taking an adequate history, performing an adequate physical examination, recording a diagnosis for the need for pain medication, and obtaining the patient's prior medical records. The physician on 06-17-2009 first recorded a diagnosis of chronic osteoarthritis, however, the physician failed to document a history, examination or other basis for the diagnosis. The physician continued to prescribe Dilaudid to the patient for pain until 08-17-2009 and again on 01-07-2010 without establishing a functional reason for the patient's pain through workup and/or prior treatment records.
The physician has entered into a Consent Order with the Virginia Board of Medicine subject to the following terms and conditions:
- The physician within nine months shall submit satisfactory proof to the board that the physician has successfully completed ten hours of board approved continuing medical education in pain management.
November 19, 2010-Terms Terminated
The physician has complied with the 07-12-2010 Consent Order. The Virginia Board of Medicine has terminated the terms placed on the physician's license. The physician currently has a full and unrestricted license in the State of Virginia.
- State: Virginia
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