Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs (9/30/2013)
Action Taken: Probation
Summary: Okplaeke, Andrew Chidi MD: License # 14656: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician allegedly engaged in inappropriate prescribing in violation of board regulations which establish prerequisites for the issuance of prescriptions; violated Pain Management Clinic laws, to wit: changed clinic location without notifying Department or obtaining new certificate, accepting cash as payment and failed to utilize required drug screen and pill counts. ACTION TAKEN: The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners has permanently barred the physician from practice of pain management; ordered to surrender pain management clinic license number 297 to the Department of Health and to close Bradlake Medical Center; medical license placed on PROBATION for not less than five years with terms to include practice monitoring, required continuing education courses and prohibited from prescribing or dispensing Schedules II or III control.
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Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1982
Harlem Hospital Center
Residency Hospital | Completed
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