Dr. Elton Tinsley, MD


General Surgery | Male

Dr. Elton Tinsley, MD

Dr. Elton Tinsley, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

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Dr. Tinsley's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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  • 1

    Dr. Tinsley has received 1 sanction

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Conviction relating to controlled substances (8/22/2013)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Tinsley, Elton Xavier MD: License # 036079325: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician surrendered his DEA registration and entered a plea of guilty to a Class A Misdemeanor charge of unlawful dispensing of a controlled substance. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation has placed the physician’s Illinois medical license on three months SUSPENSION, effective 09-06-2013 and ending 12-05-2013, followed by indefinite PROBATION for a minimum on three years, imposed a FINE of $30,000.00 and placed the physician’s controlled substance license on indefinite SUSPENSION.
    • State: Illinois
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  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Chicago Hospitals

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

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