Dr. Alvin Chua, MD

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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 62

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    1 Sanction

    • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs  (3/16/2011)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Dr. Alvin C. Chua

      Nature of Complaint:

      The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine found that the physician practiced medicine with negligence on repeated occasions, improperly prescribed controlled substances, and failed to maintain proper medical records.

      Action Taken:

      The Board has terminated the physician's Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice. The Board has Indefinitely Suspended the physician's license. The physician may petition for a stay of the suspension upon the physician's completion of a review course in internal medicine, Board approval of a practice plan, and Board approval of a monitor of his clinical practice. The Board also restricted the physician from prescribing Schedule II through Schedule V controlled substances.

    • State: Massachusetts

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Graduated in 1978

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chua & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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