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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 63

12101 S Chalkley Rd
Chester, VA 23831
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Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital
1060 First Colonial Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

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12101 S Chalkley Rd
Chester, VA 23831
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611 Denbigh Blvd
Newport News, VA 23608
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    Dr. Brown's Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

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    • Family Practice
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    Background Check for Dr. Brown

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (12/29/2008)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Dr. Douglas Allen Brown; License # 9800794

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

      The Virginia Board of Medicine on 04-01-2008 suspended the physician's license to practice medicine in the State of Virginia for a period of thirty days followed by indefinite probation. The physician had submitted a fraudulent academic transcript which indicated that he had graduated from the University of Michigan in 1973 with a Bachelor's degree when applying to admission to St. Georges University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies and for medical employment. The physician also prescribed various controlled substances to three individuals outside of a bona fide physician-patient relationship and was unable to provide medical records for these individuals.

      Action Taken:

      The North Carolina Medical Board has annulled the physician's license to practice medicine in the State of North Carolina.

      November 6, 2009-Amended Final Order of Discipline

      The North Carolina Medical Board on 09-18-2009 upon a Motion for Reconsideration conducted a hearing regarding the annulment of the physician's license and the potential effects of his annulment on his former employer.

      The North Carolina Medical Board has rescinded its 01-07-2009 Order of Discipline.

      The physician's license to practice medicine in the State of North Carolina has been Revoked retroactively to 01-07-2009 .

    • State: North Carolina

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    St George's University
    Graduated in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    St Clares Hospital
    Complete in 1990
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Brown & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Brown's Hospital Quality

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    12101 S Chalkley Rd
    Chester, VA 23831
    (804) 796-3636 (Office)
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    611 Denbigh Blvd
    Newport News, VA 23608
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