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Responding to State Medical Board Investigations

November 18, 2018 |

Once you’ve invested the time and effort to obtain a medical license and build your practice as a physician, any allegations that could result in you losing your license are without question extremely stressful. An experienced, physician license defense attorney can help you focus on the relevant issues and protect your rights from day one.

At the Law Offices of Jeffrey C. Grass, we assist in the defense of physicians facing medical license investigations and revocation proceedings nationwide. Contact us to arrange a free initial consultation with experienced, physician advocate Jeffrey Grass.

Contact a Defense Attorney Right Way

State medical board investigations may be initiated in response to hospital peer review proceedings; placement of a doctor in the National Practitioner Data Bank; administrative, regulatory or criminal investigations; or original allegations made directly to the board.

If you have come under scrutiny, you will likely be contacted with a letter and/or telephone call from an investigator. If you have been contacted in any manner, it is advisable for you to contact a lawyer before replying in any way to the investigator or the board.

You should never meet with or allow yourself to be questioned by an investigator, in a formal or informal setting, without an attorney. Once you are represented, the board’s investigators should cease contacting you directly and communicate with your attorney instead.

Choose an Experienced Physician Advocate

Physician license defense is a unique area of law, largely governed by state law with reference to certain nationwide professional standards. Attorney Jeffrey Grass practices before state medical boards throughout the country, including but by no means limited to Texas and California.

Jeffrey Grass is an advocate for physicians with a health law practice focused exclusively on the defense of doctors facing license revocation, peer review proceedings, and other legal and professional challenges. If you have been targeted by a state medical board investigation that threatens your license to practice medicine, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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