Dentistry | Female | 37 years old
Flint River Dental
2246 Winchester Rd NE Ste 106
Huntsville, AL 35811
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Dr. Meghan Darby graduated from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 2007. She proudly served in the United States Air Force, where she graduated from a rigorous Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Eglin AFB, FL, in 2008. She then served at Moody AFB in Valdosta, GA, where she was named Company Grade Officer of the Quarter in 2010 for the 23rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron. Dr. Darby is committed to lifelong learning and has earned over 500 hours of continuing education credit.
She has been happily married to Anthony Darby of Decatur, Alabama, for fourteen years. Meghan and Anthony have two (busy) boys, Jackson, age 9, and Grayson, age 6. Dr. Darby graduated from Mississippi State University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. It also means she is a frustrated football fan... Go Bulldogs!!
Dr. Darby graduated from Sparkman High School in 1997. She is excited to be living and working close to home again! On her off time, you'll find her hiking on and around the beautiful trails of the Southeast and working out with Rocket City Crossfit. Dr. Darby volunteers two and a half days a month extracting teeth at the Community Dental Free Clinicat no charge for low income residents of Madison County. Dr. Darby and family are members of Malachi Church and frequently serve as a family at the Downtown Rescue Mission.
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
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