Dr. Patrick Plunkett, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Alaska Native Med Ctr Onco Clin 4315 Diplomacy Dr Anchorage, AK 99508 Get Directions
(907) 729-3971
Dr. Patrick Plunkett, MD
Dr. Patrick Plunkett, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Anchorage, AK. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 50 years.

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

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

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    Dr. Plunkett has received 1 sanction

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Substance Abuse (5/4/2007)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Dr Patrick A. Plunkett; License # C30729

      Nature of Complaint:

      The Physician has a history of abusing alcohol and was convicted of Driving Under the Influence in December 2003 following an accident where he fled the scene. He entered into a 90 day treatment program at the Betty Ford clinic, but did not have prrof of compliance.

      The Physician also failed to disclose his Board investigations to the Alaska Board on his license application.

      Action Taken:

      The Board has Revoked the Physician's license, with the revocation STAYED and placed on Probation for seven years to include the following:

      1. The Physician shall abstain from the use of controlled substances and alcohol.
      2. The Physician shall be subject to biological fluid testing.
      3. The Physician shall enroll in the Diversion Program.
      4. The Physician shall provide 20 hours of community service.
      5. The Physician shall complete a course in ethics.
      6. The Physcician shall undergo a psychiatric and medical evaluation and undergo treatment, if recommended.

      May 14, 2007-Final Order

      The Physician has Voluntarily Surrendered his license to practice medicine in the State of California.

    • State: California
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

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  • Medical School
    Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa

    Graduated in 1967

  • Residency Hospital
    San Francisco Gen Hospital M C
    University Iowa Hosps and Clinics

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

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