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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 70

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Dr. Platzek's Experience


  • Pain Medicine

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Background Check for Dr. Platzek

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Florida.

1 Sanction

  • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs  (12/13/2005)
  • Action Taken: Surrender
  • Summary: Dr Bruce Edward Platzek; License # ME30383

    Nature of Complaint:

    The Physician has been charged with misprescribing medications and substandard care in the treatment of three patients, two who died to due to overdoses on medications prescribed by the Physician.

    The Physician failed to keep adequate medical records documenting the need for the medications, the patients medical histories and failed to try other means besides narcotic relief.

    In July 2005, the Board had restricted the Physician’s license to administer or dispense any controlled substance.

    Action Taken:

    The Board has accepted the Physician’s Voluntary Surrender of the license to practice medicine in the State of Florida.

  • State: Florida

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Ghent

Languages Spoken by Dr. Platzek & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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