Dr. William Leak, MD

Dr. William Leak, MD

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Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology

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    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 2
    Sanctions

    Dr. Leak has received 2 sanctions

    More What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (2/28/2013)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Dr. William David Leak; License # MD023803E; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action taken in another state. ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine revoked the physician's license effective 03-30-2013.
    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (8/13/2008)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Dr. William David Leak; License # 35044978

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician failed to meet the standard of care in the treatment of twenty-four patients. The physician subject his patients to unnecessary tests failing to document the necessity for the tests and subjected patients to an excessive number of invasive procedures. The physician also withheld prescriptions from two patients until the patients provided consent to have unnecessary diagnostic or invasive procedures performed. The physician also failed to inform his patients of his lapse of medical malpractice insurance.

      Action Taken:

      The board has Revoked the physician's license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Ohio effective 09-16-2008.

      August 26, 2008-Court Action

      The physician has filed a Notice of Appeal with the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas of the board's 08-13-2008 order permanently revoking the physician's medical license.

      September 9, 2008-Court Action

      The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas granted the physician's motion for a stay of the board's 08-13-2008 order pending the appeal in that court.

      11/23/2009 – Court Action

      The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas has granted the motion to extend the stay of the Board’s 08/13/2008 Order permanently revoking the physician’s medical license.

      12/15/2009 – Court Action

      By Decision and Entry the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas affirmed the Board’s 08/13/2008 Order permanently revoking the physician’s medical license.

      12/31/2009 – Court Action

      The physician has filed a Notice of Appeal to the 10th District Court of Appeals of the 12/15/2009 Entry of the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, which affirmed the Board’s 08/13/2008 Order.

      01/13/2010 – Court Action

      The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas granted the physician’s motion for a stay of the Board’s 0813/2008 Order pending appeal to the 10th District Court of Appeals.

    • State: Ohio
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  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Leak has 1 board action

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    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (10/19/2011)
    • Action Taken: Physician Monitoring
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Ohio
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Ohio State University Hosps

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1984

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology
  • Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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