Dr. Yves N. Jean-Baptiste Jr., MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 57

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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.

    3 Sanctions

    • Disciplinary action in another state  (6/30/2011)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: New York
    • Allowing an unlicensed individual to practice  (8/24/2010)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Dr. Yves Nemours Jean-Baptiste; License # ME89778; Case # 2009-23448

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician on 07-29-2009 failed to perform and/or failed to record an appropriate history and physical on a patient prior to the patient's liposuction procedure. The physician allowed two individuals not licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida to perform all or part of the liposuction procedure on the patient. The physician failed to have an anesthesiologist present during the patient's liposuction procedure. The physician failed to maintain adequate medical records justifying the course of treatment of the patient. The physician's facility on 07-29-2009 was not registered with the Department of Health as a Level II surgical facility.

      Action Taken-Final Order-Counter Settlement Agreement

      1. The physician has been issued a reprimand by the Florida Board of Medicine.
      2. The physician shall pay a fine in the amount of $50,000.00 within thirty days.
      3. The physician shall pay costs in the amount of $9,400.00 within thirty days.
      4. The physician shall complete the Quality Medical Record Keeping for Health Care Professionals Course sponsored by the Florida Medical Association or a Board approved equivalent within one year.
      5. The physician shall perform one hundred hours of community service within one year.
      6. The physician shall complete twenty hours of continuing medical education in general surgery and/or cosmetic surgery with a minimum of ten hours in liposuction.
      7. An independent certified licensed risk manager shall review the physician's current practice within sixty days.
      8. The physician shall submit the quality assurance report to the Board's Probation Committee and documentation that demonstrates compliance with any recommendations made by the risk manager.
      9. The physician's practice is restricted in that the physician shall not perform cosmetic surgery procedures including liposuction in an office setting unless or until the physician has documented completion of the twenty hours of continuing medical education.
      10. The physician shall complete the professional ethics program offered by the Center for Personalilzed Education for Physicians or other Board approved equivalent course within one year.
      11. The physician's supervising physician shall require that when the physician is performing as a family practice physician, his supervising physician must be board certified in family practice or board certified in internal medicine.
      12. The physician prior to performing any cosmetic procedures shall be required to submit to the Florida CARES or a Board approved equivalent evaluator and document compliance with the evaluation .
      13. The physician shall appear before the Board upon request.
      14. The physician's license shall be suspended for a period of one year. The Board shall stay the remainder of the suspension and during the period of stay the physician shall be placed on probation for a period of three years subject to various obligations and requirements.
    • State: Florida
    • Allowing an unlicensed individual to practice  (5/6/2010)
    • Action Taken: Emergency Suspension
    • Summary: Dr. Yves Nemours Jean-Baptiste; License # ME89778; Case # 2009-23448

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician failed to keep legible medical records. The physician committed medical malpractice. The physician delegated professional responsibilities to an individual when the physician knew or had reason to know that the individual is not qualified by training, experience or licensure to perform them.

      Action Taken-Order of Emergency Suspension of License

      The State Surgeon General of the Department of Health has ordered the immediate suspension of the physician's Florida medical license.

    • State: Florida

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universidad Autonoma De Tamaulipas, Tampico, Facultad De Medicina De Tampico
    Graduated in 1992

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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