Disciplined doctors for February: Naughty Business of the Week

April 19, 2011|By Liz F. Kay

Wow, there were lots of unlicensed doctors and other medical professionals on the list of those sanctioned in February by the Maryland Board of Physicians. Check out other Naughty Businesses of the Week by clicking through the link.

Adebowale I. Ajayi, M.D.
Area of Practice: Internal Medicine (College Park, MD)
Reprimand. The Board found that the physician failed to meet the standard of quality medical
care. Date of Action: February 2, 2011

Abeda Ali-Khan, M.D.
Area of Practice: Internal Medicine (Columbia, MD)
Probation for a minimum of 1 year until terms and conditions are met. The Board found
that the physician failed to meet the standard of care with respect to two patients and failed to
keep adequate records with respect to two patients. Date of Action: February 2, 2011

Phyllis K. Barson, M.D.
Area of Practice: Anesthesiology (Silver Spring, MD)
Summary Suspension affirmed. The Board found that there exists a substantial risk of serious
harm to the public health, safety or welfare in the physician’s continued practice. Date of
Action: February 4, 2011

Robert J. Branton, D.O.
Area of Practice: Internal Medicine (Salisbury, MD)
Suspension for 6 months and until completion of terms and conditions; should the Board
terminate the suspension; Probation for 5 years until terms and conditions are met. The
Board found that the physician’s conduct constituted fraudulently or deceptively using a license;
engaging in immoral and unprofessional conduct in the practice of medicine; being addicted to,
or habitually abusing, any narcotic or controlled dangerous substance; making or filing a false
report or record in the practice of medicine and selling, prescribing, giving away or
administering drugs for illegal or illegitimate medical purposes. Date of Action: February 2,
2011

Gerard J. Dauer, RT
Area of Practice: Radiologic Technology (Ellicott City, MD)
Summary Suspension terminated; Probation for a minimum of 3 years until terms and
conditions are met; monetary fine in the amount of $2,500. The Board found the licensee
guilty of unprofessional conduct or immoral conduct in the practice of radiation
oncology/therapy technology, medical radiation technology, or nuclear medicine technology;
knowingly practicing radiation/therapy technology, medical radiation technologist, or nuclear
medicine technology with an unauthorized individual or aided an unauthorized individual in the
practice of radiation oncology/therapy technology, medical radiation technology, or nuclear
medicine technology; and administering contrast medium without consultation or under
supervision of a physician who is immediately and physically available. Date of Action:
February 2, 2011

Pamela Eslin, Unlicensed
(Silver Spring, MD)
Monetary fine of $1000. The individual practiced medicine in Maryland without a license by
performing laser hair removal. Date of Action: February 24, 2011

Michael P. Fullam, Applicant
Area of Practice: Radiologic Technology (Elkton, MD)
Application for Licensure denied. The Board determined that there are sufficient grounds for
denial of applicant’s application for licensure. Date of Action: February 24, 2011

Jerry B. Hunt, M.D.
Area of Practice: Internal Medicine (Baltimore, MD)
Suspension for one year with terms and conditions. The Board found that the physician
failed to meet the standards of quality medical care, failed to keep adequate medical records,
willfully failed to file or record a medical report, and was guilty of unprofessional conduct in the
practice of medicine, in thirteen patients reviewed. Date of Action: February 23, 2011

Lorraine Jarrah, M.D.
Area of Practice: Internal Medicine (Salisbury, MD)
Reprimand; terms and conditions. The Board found the physician’s conduct constituted
immoral and unprofessional conduct in the practice of medicine for impermissibly allowing
unlicensed staff members at her practice to approve non-narcotic prescription medication refills
using her signature stamp without her prior review, and failing to report promptly that her spouse
unlawfully used her prescription pad and forged her signature to obtain medication for her use.
Date of Action: February 2, 2011

Stephanie Luko, Unlicensed
( Montgomery Village, MD)
Monetary fine of $1000. The individual practiced medicine in Maryland without a license by
performing laser hair removal.

Rohan Saint-Aubyn Mullings, M.D.
Area of Practice: Anesthesiology & Pain Management (Cumberland, MD)
Summary Suspension. The Board determined that the physician’s conduct constituted a
substantial likelihood of a risk of serious harm to the public health, safety and welfare. Date of
Action: February 14, 2011

Rohan Saint-Aubyn Mullings, M.D.
Area of Practice: Anesthesiology & Pain Management (Cumberland, MD)
Summary Suspension affirmed. The Board determined that there exists a substantial
likelihood of serious harm to the public health, safety and welfare in the physician’s continued
practice. Date of Action: February 24, 2011

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