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Specializes in Anesthesiology - Male - Age 61

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Dr. Leak's Background

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology, 1984
  • Pain Medicine, 1993

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2 Sanctions

  • Disciplinary action in another state  (2/28/2013)
  • Action Taken: Revocation
  • Allegation of Complaint: 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
  • Allegation of Complaint: 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

5 Board Actions

  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (10/19/2011)
  • Action Taken: Physician Monitoring
  • Allegation of Complaint: Please reference the following Document
  • State: Ohio
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (7/7/2011)
  • Action Taken: Other actions
  • Allegation of Complaint: Please reference the following Document
  • State: Ohio
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (6/29/2011)
  • Action Taken: Other actions
  • Allegation of Complaint: Please reference the following Document
  • State: Ohio
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (6/13/2011)
  • Action Taken: Other actions
  • Allegation of Complaint: Please reference the following Document
  • State: Ohio
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (5/25/2011)
  • Action Taken: Other actions
  • Allegation of Complaint: Please reference the following Document
  • State: Ohio
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)

Education & Training

Medical School

Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
Graduated in 1979

Internship Hospital

Ohio State University Hosps
Complete in 1980

Residency Hospital

Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Complete in 1983

Fellowship Hospital

Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Complete in 1984

Languages Spoken by Dr. Leak & Staff

  • English

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