Dr. Bernard W. Steele, MD

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Specializes in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine • Male • Age 40

1100 NW 95th St
Miami, FL 33150
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Dr. Steele's Experience

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Specialties

  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine, 2009
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Background Check for Dr. Steele

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Florida.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

2 Board Actions

  • Leaving a foreign body in a patient  (12/10/2010)
  • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
  • Allegation of Complaint: Dr. Bernard Wendlin Steele; License # ME91035; Case # 2008-10182

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician previously on 10-16-2009 entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Florida Board of Medicine.

    Action Taken-Obligations Satisfied

  • State: Florida
  • Leaving a foreign body in a patient  (10/16/2009)
  • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
  • Allegation of Complaint: Dr. Bernard Wendlin Steele; License # ME91035; Case # 2008-10182

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician on 12-18-2007 inserted a femoral triple lumen central line catheter into a patient. The physician failed to refer the insertion of the central line procedure to a proper surgeon or other specialist. The physician failed to verify the removal of the guide wire after the insertion of the central line into a patient on 12-18-2007. The physician's error resulted in the retention of the guide wire inside the patient's body until 03-12-2008.

    Action Taken-Final Order-Settlement Agreement

    1. The physician has been issued a letter of concern from the Florida Board of Medicine.
    2. The physician shall pay a fine in the amount of $5,000.00 within thirty days.
    3. The physician shall pay costs in the amount of $3,314.58 within thirty days.
    4. The physician shall perform fifty hours of community service within one year.
    5. The physician shall complete five hours of continuing medical education in risk management within one year.
    6. The physician during the next six months shall present a one hour lecture/seminar on retained foreign bodies to the medical staff at an approved medical facility.
    7. The physician shall appear before the Board upon request.
  • State: Florida
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Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Miami School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2001

Internship Hospital

Louisiana State University
Complete in 2002

Residency Hospital

Louisiana State University
Complete in 2004
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Steele & Staff

  • English

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