Dr. Donald F. Westra Jr, MD

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology • Male • Age 61

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Dr. Westra Jr's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1984
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  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
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  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginitis/Vaginosis
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Background Check for Dr. Westra Jr

Malpractice Claims not available

  • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
  • Disciplinary action in another state  (12/14/2011)
  • Action Taken: Surrender
  • Allegation of Complaint: Please reference the following Document
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
  • State: Florida
  • Disciplinary action in another state  (12/9/2010)
  • Action Taken: Reprimand
  • Allegation of Complaint: Dr. Donald Freeman Westra; License# 38996

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state. Based entirely on information from the North Carolina Medical Board, Inquiry Panel A found that the action taken by the NCMB on 08-26-2010, with respect to the boundary violations of the physician/patient relationship with the patient, was based on acts or omissions defined as unprofessional conduct in Colorado.

    Action Taken:

    The Colorado Medical Board has issued the physician a Letter of Admonition.

  • State: Colorado
  • Other  (8/26/2010)
  • Action Taken: Reprimand
  • Allegation of Complaint: Dr. Donald Freeman Westra; License # 23891

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician admitted that he contacted a patient or returned the patient's calls on several occasions outside of practice hours and contends that his calls were made out of concern for the patient's depression and the prescriptions medications that the patient was taking. The physician denied that he invited the patient for drinks and out on social outings. The physician admitted that the North Carolina Medical Board has evidence from which the Board could conclude that the physician failed to maintain proper boundaires with the patient.

    Action Taken-Consent Order

    The physician has been issued a Reprimand by the board.

  • State: North Carolina

1 Board Action

  • Professional Misconduct  (12/13/2012)
  • Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
  • Allegation of Complaint: Please reference the following Document
  • State: North Carolina
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education & Training

Medical School

Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
Graduated in 1978

Residency Hospital

Orlando Reg Healthcare Sys
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Westra Jr & Staff

  • English

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