Board Actions - 2008
Michael A. Leone, M.D. - License #RT-364
2/14/08 - Order Vacating the Board's August 22, 2000 Order
William A. Yvorchuk, M.D. - License# 11583
5/14/08 - The Board of Medicine approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions signed by William A. Yvorchuk, M.D. On March 14, 2008, the North Dakota State Board of Medical Examiners issued an ex-parte order suspending Dr. Yvorchuk’s license. Dr. Yvorchuk voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until the Board authorizes him to resume the practice of medicine.
Erol Onel, M.D. - License# 12433
7/16/08 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Erol Onel, M.D. On February 20, 2008, the Board of Registration in Medicine for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts issued a final administrative order regarding the disposition of disciplinary matters relating to reported inappropriate physical contact with patients that was sexual in nature. Accordingly, the New Hampshire Board has taken reciprocal action. Dr. Onel’s license is revoked. Respondent may not reapply for his New Hampshire license for a period of five years, retroactive from February 20, 2008.
Louis Wiederhold III, M.D. - License# 2911
7/16/08 - The Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Surrender of License from Louis Wiederhold, M.D. Professional misconduct allegations are pending against Dr. Wiederhold before the Board concerning prescribing practices.
David S. Chase, M.D. - License # 4185
8/6/08 - David S. Chase entered in an Agreement to abstain from license reapplication during pendency of appeal awaiting the rule of the Vermont Supreme Court.
Michael P. DiPre, M.D. - License # 10234
10/22/08 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Michael P. DiPre, M.D. The Board had received information that Dr. DiPre failed to maintain adequate documentation of treatment; issued prescriptions which were not documented in the record; failed to recognize or appropriately respond to possible drug seeking behavior; failed to adequately monitor a patient’s treatment; failed to respond to the Board’s investigator in a timely manner; and failed to maintain a contemporaneous record of treatment. Dr. Dipre’s license to prescribe Schedule II and III narcotics is suspended until further order of the Board; Dr. Dipre must also provide proof of successful completion of the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Continuing Education Course on Controlled Substance Management; he is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $3,000.
11/17/08 - Order Amending Settlement Agreement dated 10/22/08 to be modified by amending paragraph 5(F) to read “negative” drug screen, rather than “positive” drug screen.
Robert P. Andrews, M.D. - License # 7401
11/07/08 -The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement with Robert P. Andrews, M.D. The Board received information that Dr. Andrews had voluntarily surrendered his license in the State of Maine. This action was based on unprofessional conduct, prescribing practices and medical records documentation issues. Accordingly, the New Hampshire Board has taken reciprocal action. Dr. Andrews is reprimanded. Dr. Andrews must also provide proof of successful completion of the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Continuing Education Course on Medical Ethics, Boundaries and Professionalism for a total of 17 credits.