Dr. Walter T. Sorokolit, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 79

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Dr. Sorokolit's Experience

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  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injections
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hand Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Background Check for Dr. Sorokolit

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Texas.

1 Sanction

  • Other  (8/30/2013)
  • Action Taken: Surrender
  • Summary: Please reference the following Document
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
  • State: Texas

1 Board Action

  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (4/9/2010)
  • Action Taken: Education
  • Summary: Dr. Walter T Sorokolit; License # F2456

    Nature of Complaint:

    The Board Staff charged that the physician was negligent in the initial diagnosis, surgical treatment, and post-operative care for a patient, resulting in the patient having to have corrective surgery on her hand. Additionally, Board Staff charged that the physician failed to maintain adequate medical records for the patient. Initially, Board Staff also charged that the physician falsely advertised himself as board certified in hand surgery in an insurance provider manual; however, the Board’s representatives did not find evidence of a violation of the Medical Practice Act related to false advertising.

    Action Taken:

    The Board Orders that the physician shall be subject to the following terms and conditions:

    1. The physician shall obtain 16 hours of CME approved for Category I credits, in addition to any CME required for license renewal, within one year from the entry of this Order.
    2. The physician shall pay an administrative penalty in the amount of $3,000 within 180 days of the date of the entry of this Order.
    3. The physician shall comply with all the provisions of the Act and other statutes regulating his practice.
    4. The physician shall fully cooperate with the Board.
    5. The physician shall be permitted to supervise and delegate prescriptive authority to physician assistants and advanced practical nurses and to supervise surgical assistants.

    November 18, 2010 - Status Cleared

  • State: Texas

Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Toronto
Graduated in 1959

Internship Hospital

St. Michaels Hospital

Residency Hospital

Univ Of Toronto

Fellowship Hospital

St. Michaels Hospital

Languages Spoken by Dr. Sorokolit & Staff

  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Sign Language
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

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