Dr. James L. Pruitt, MD

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Dr. James L. Pruitt, MD

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Pediatrics | Male

SouthernMED Pediatrics 141 Church St # C, Charleston, SC 29401 Get Directions
(803) 520-9261

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Dr. Pruitt specializes in Pediatrics and practices in Charleston, SC. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Pediatrics

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  • Pediatrics

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    Dr. Pruitt has received 1 sanction

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    • Substance Abuse  (6/1/2003)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Dr James L. Pruitt; License # 11341

      Nature of Complaint:

      The Physician has a history of substance abuse.

      The Physician is seeking reinstatement of his license at this time.

      Action Taken:

      The Board will reinstate the Physician's license once the Physician has completed the following:

      • The Physician shall pay a Fine of $5000.00.
      • The Physician shall have a contract with the Recovering Professional Program to include monitoring and participation in AA meetings.

      The Physician shall be subject to the following until further Order of the Board:

      1. The Physician can only practice 3 days a week, with a maximum of 36 hours.
      2. The Physician shall abstain from the consumption of mood-altering substances.
      3. The Physician shall be subject to periodic drug screening.
      4. The Physician shall appear before the Board as requested.
    • State: South Carolina
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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Walter Reed Army Med Center

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Walter Reed Army Med Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    American Academy Of Pediatrics

    Completed in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    Clemson University

    Graduated in 1975

    University Of South Carolina At Columbia

    Graduated in 1973

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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