Dr. Kelvin W. Gorrell, MD

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Specializes in Anesthesiology • Male • Age 51

5119 Commercial Way
Spring Hill, FL 34606
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Dr. Gorrell's Experience

Dr. Gorrell's Care Philosophy

Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
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  • Anesthesia
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Trigger Point Injections
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  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
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Background Check for Dr. Gorrell

0 Malpractice Claims

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

3 Board Actions

  • Wrong-site surgery  (3/11/2011)
  • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
  • Summary: Dr. Kelvin Wesley Gorrell; License # ME78192; Case # 2009-09996

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician previously on 02-19-2010 entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Florida Board of Medicine.

    Action Taken-Obligations Satisfied

  • State: Florida
  • Disciplinary action in another state  (2/3/2011)
  • Action Taken: Fine
  • Summary: Dr. Kelvin Wesley Gorrell; License # 57978; Docket Number 20110031

    Nature of Complaint:

    An Administrative Complaint was filed against the physician on 10-09-2009 by the Florida Department of Health. The Complaint alleged that the physician failed to adequately confirm the correct surgical/procedure site and performed a medically unnecessary procedure on the wrong site. The physician administered a shoulder block on the patient's right shoulder instead of the patient's left shoulder. The physician on 10-16-2009 entered into a Settlement Agreement and a Final Order was filed by the Florida Board of Medicine on 02-19-2010. The disciplinary measures imposed on the physician included a letter of concern, fine, administrative costs, community service, continuing medical education in risk management, and the presentation by the physician of a lecture/seminar on wrong site procedures.

    Action Taken:

    • The physician shall pay a fine in the amount of $500.00 within ninety days.
    • The physician shall provide written evidence to the Georgia Composite Medical Board of having complied with all of the terms of the Florida Board of Medicine Final Order by 08-01-2011.
  • State: Georgia
  • Wrong-site surgery  (2/19/2010)
  • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
  • Summary: Dr. Kelvin Wesley Gorrell; License # ME78192; Case # 2009-09996

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician performed a wrong site procedure, a wrong procedure, an unauthorized procedure, and/or a medically unnecessary procedure on 05-26-2009 by performing a shoulder block on a patient's right shoulder instead of the correct left shoulder for which consent had been given. The physician failed to pause and confirm the correct surgical procedure and the correct surgical site prior to beginning the shoulder block procedure on the patient.

    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 $1,572.85 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 wrong site surgeries 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 Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1994

Internship Hospital

University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine
Complete in 1995

Undergraduate Schools

Washington University, St Louis
Graduated in 1985
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Gorrell & Staff

  • English

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