Dr. Copeland's Background
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Background Check for Dr. Copeland
Malpractice Claims not available
- Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
- Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (8/5/2009)
- Action Taken: Probation
- Allegation of Complaint:
Dr. Duan Craig Copeland; License # 35699
Nature of Complaint:
The physician performed a procedure on a patient while the physician was significantly impaired by medications. The procedure was stopped and the physician underwent a urine drug screen in which the physician tested positive for opiates/Morphine and benzodiazepines with a significantly elevated Morphine level.
The physician also admitted to prescribing opiate medications for his wife and mother-in-law and failure to maintain medical records for his wife or mother-in-law.
The physician on 02-12-2009 entered into an Interim Consent Agreement for Participation in the Arizona Medical Board's Monitored Aftercare Program.
The Arizona Medical Board has Revoked the physician's license to practice allopathic medicine in the State of Arizona. The revocation is Stayed and the physician is placed on Probation for a period of five years subject to various probationary terms and conditions.
- State: Arizona
- No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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