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Name
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Official Board Order)
License # City Docket # Date of Action Violation Summary Sanction
Abair, Harold W.
Harold Abair DVM
10601 League City 2008-52 06/19/2008 Continuing Education Could not show proof of CE obtained for seventeen hours during calendar year 2007
$500 admin penalty; Additional 17 hours CE by end of calendary year 2008
Aber, Gary P.
Gary Aber DVM
3890 Simonton 1988-22 06/03/1988 Narcotic/Script Administered and/or dispensed Ritalin, a Schedule II drug, for training purposes and when not necessary or required for care of the animals; Failed to maintain records to substantiate the use of Ritalin. 1 yr prob. Susp.\surrender II & IIN\$500 Admin. Penalty\15 hrs. CE; Jurisp; Qrt. Rpts.
Abraham, Brad P.
Brad Abraham DVM
10652 Wylie 2014-127 06/03/2014 Continuing Education Respondent could not show proof of four (4) hours out of the 17 required continuing education (CE) he was to obtain for calendar year 2014.
$750 admin penalty; Additional 4 hours CE by end of one year from date of board order.
Adams, Nancy
Nancy Adams DVM
9178 Seabrook 2014-15 10/22/2013 Other Failed to notify owner by certified mail giving owner 10 days to respond that his dogs had been placed in new homes after owner failed to retrieve them after boarding. Respondent used only regular mail. Informal Reprimand;  Take and Pass Jurisprudence Examination
Adams, Sam
Sam Adams DVM
3533 Stephenville 2014-07 02/18/2014 Failure to Obtain Consent Failure to obtain consent for anesthesia by failing to inform the client that teeth cleaning on 7-year-old Dachshund required anesthesia and failure to explain to client the risks of anesthesia. During the procedure while she was under anesthesia, dog stopped breathing and her heart stopped.
Informal Reprimand
Adian, Stephanie D.
Stephanie Adian DVM
13648 Burleson 2017-002 10/18/2016 Continuing Education
$1,500 admin. penalty; add'l 17 hrs. CE.
Adkins, Jess O.
Jess Adkins DVM
3046 Fairfield 1995-01 02/08/1995 Standard of Care Failed to adequately monitor the recovery of a pig from anesthesia after spay surgery; Failed to maintain complete patient records. Official Reprimand
Adkins, Jess O.
Jess Adkins DVM
3046 Fairfield 2009-81 10/26/2009 Record Keeping Failed to keep required patient records. Records did not include details necessary to substantiate the examination, diagnosis, and treatment provided, and/or dispensed to the patient. Informal Reprimand
Adkins, Jess
Jess Adkins DVM
3046 Fairfield 2012-93 07/24/2012 Labeling of Medications Dispensed; Use of Prescription Drugs; Controlled Substances Record Keeping Improper labeling of controlled substances; controlled substance records lacked current balance on hand; employee obtained controlled substances and prescription drugs with the Respondent's knowledge without a veterinary-client-patient relationship being established or determining that the drugs were therapeutically indicated. Formal Reprimand; 2 year stayed suspension; $1,000 admin. penalty; Take and Pass Jurisprudence Examination
Ahumada, Jaime M.
Jaime Ahumada DVM
5435 Dallas 2010-66 06/28/2010 Standard of Care Performed crown amputations instead of extractions for infected teeth on an 8-year-old cat, where no diagnostic xrays were performed, leaving amputated roots in cat's mouth. Cat passed away during recovery after corrective surgery performed by second vet. Informal Reprimand
Airhart, Jim
Jim Airhart DVM
2385 Mesquite 2009-82 06/28/2010 Standard of Care Failed to perform an adult heartworm (occult) test on 3-year-old dog, considering his symptoms and medical history. Failure to perform an occult test led to the possible misdiagnosis of heartworms. Second vet performed an occult snap test which confirmed that the dog was indeed infected with heartworms. Dog began treatment with second vet and is now heartworm negative. Informal Reprimand
Airhart, Jim
Jim Airhart DVM
2385 Mesquite 2010-70 10/18/2011 Honesty, Integrity, Fair Dealing


Airhart, Jim
Jim Airhart DVM
2385 Mesquite 2010-71 06/28/2010 Standard of Care Violated standard of care rules regarding the treatment of seizures with Acepromazine. Formal Reprimand, add'l 6 hrs CE
Airhart, Jim
Jim Airhart DVM
2385 Mesquite 2013-73, 2013-82, SOAH 02/18/2014 Professional Standard of Humane Treatment;  Honesty, Integrity, Fair Dealing; Patient Record Keeping; Surgery Without Consent; Malpractice, Negligence, or Incompetence; Engaged in pattern of acts that indicate consistent pattern of malpractice, negligence, or incompetence in the practice of veterinary medicine. Releasing a patient that had either not yet sufficiently recovered from anesthesia or was suffering from uncontrolled bleeding. Failure to euthanize a client's pet rat “Perseus” after agreeing to euthanize and then keeping the animal alive and treating her without knowledge of or permission from the client. Failure to record details necessary to substantiate the treatment  he provided “Perseus” between January 4-16, 2012 and failure to include details necessary to substantiate or document the examination, diagnosis, and treatment provided and surgical procedure performed. Failure to record the names, dosages, concentrations, and routes of administration of each drug prescribed,  administered, and/or dispensed to “Rosco,” a miniature schnauzer between August 8-13, 2012.
Formal Reprimand, 2 year suspension all probated except 1 week. when license will be actively suspended; $1,000 admin. penalty;  3 hrs add'l CE.
Akin, Joel B
Joel Akin DVM
6921 Dallas 1999-18 10/07/1999 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 1999 $250 Admin penalty
Akin, Joel B.
Joel Akin DVM
6921 Dallas 2003-28 06/12/2003 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 2003 Civil penalty of $500, payable within 45 days.
Akin, Joel B.
Joel Akin DVM
6921 Dallas 2008-42 10/16/2008 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 2006 Admin. penalty of $500, payable within 45 days.
Akin, Joel B.
Joel Akin DVM
6921 Dallas 2009-14 2/12/2009 Continuing Education Had not obtained the required continuing education (CE) hours (17) during calendar year 2007.
Formal Reprimand, obtain 17 add'l hours of CE.
Akin, Joel B.
Joel Akin DVM
6921 Dallas 2009-21 2/12/2009 Practicing Vet Med with Expired License Practiced veterinary medicine with an expired license.
Formal Reprimand,
Akin, Joel B.
Joel Akin DVM
6921 Dallas 2013-51 07/16/2013 Default on Child Support Payments Office of the Attorney General notified the Board that Respondent was in arrears in child support. Informal Reprimand;  $500 admin. penalty
Akin, Joel B.
Joel Akin DVM
6921 Grapevine 2014-107 06/03/2014 Default on Child Support Payments, Controlled Substances Registration, Duty to cooperate with the board. On June 25, 2013, Office of the Attorney General notified the Board that Respondent was in arrears on child support. Respondent has been in arrears in the past and received Board order 2013-51 for being in arrears. According to records obtained from two clinics, Respondent was utilizing controlled substances while working at the clinics without having a current DPS controlled substance registration. Respondent was sent a written request for information regarding his controlled substance registration, and he did not respond until after the 21-day deadline. 
Formal Reprimand, 2 year probated suspension; $2,000 admin. penalty
Akin, Joel B.
Joel Akin DVM
6921 Houston 2016-021-1 11/16/2015 Chronically or Habitually Intoxicated, Adherence to the Law
TEMPORARY SUSPENSION
Akin, Joel B.
Joel Akin DVM
6921 Houston 2016-021 01/26/2016 Reporting of Criminal Activity,  Notification of Licensee Address
Formal Reprimand, 5 year suspension (Active until deemed fit to practice, then remainder probated)
Akin, Joel B.
Joel Akin DVM
6921 Houston 2015-205 10/18/2016 Default on Child Support Payments
Formal Reprimand, 3 year probated suspension
Alborta, Ana C.
Ana Alborta DVM
11521 Houston 2013-50 03/25/2013 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the DPS. Respondent admitted that she administered, dispensed, and prescribed controlled substances while her controlled substance registration was expired or terminated. $500 admin. penalty
Alexander, John D.
John Alexander DVM
8097 Bullard 2016-018 07/19/2016 Responsibility for Unlicensed Employees; Standard of Care
Informal Reprimand
Alexander, Marcus R.
Marcus Alexander DVM
5436 Tyler 2009-34 6/11/2009 Record Keeping Failed to keep the required patient records for patient, and do not include “other details necessary to substantiate the examination, diagnosis, and treatment” provided, specifically the records contain no reference to veterinarian’s observations, subsequent treatment plans or discussion of hospitalization and/or observation of patient with the client. Admin. penalty of $500, payable within 45 days.
Alexander, Marcus R.
Marcus Alexander DVM
5436 Tyler 2000-10 06/08/2000 Record Keeping; Labeling; Other – Alternate Therapies Failed to “Affix labels to all unlabeled containers containing any medication dispensed…”; Failed to obtain “a signed acknowledgment by the owner or caretaker of the patient that Chiropractic or MSM is considered by Texas law to be an alternate (nonstandard) therapy.”; Failed to maintain accurate patient records. Official Reprimand; Jurisprudence
Alexander, Marlo S.
Marlo Alexander DVM
8227 Houston 1999-11 07/10/1999 Continuing Education Did not produce records to substantiate the satisfaction of the CE requirements in 1998
$250 Admin Penalty
Alexis, Vincent
Vincent Alexis DVM
11628 Elgin 2012-100 03/25/2013 Restriction of Partnerships to Members of the Profession; Management Services Organizations in Veterinary Practice Respondent worked for Furry Friends Animal Hospital in Harlingen, a practice owned by a non-veterinarian, for an annual salary of $85,000. A veterinarian may not form a partnership to perform veterinary medicine with anyone who is not a licensed veterinarian and may not contract with a management services organization that controls or interferes with the veterinarian's practice of veterinary medicine. Formal Reprimand;  Take and Pass Jurisprudence Examination
Alexis, Vincent
Vincent Alexis DVM
11628 Elgin 2013-123 02/18/2014 Felony Conviction Convicted by the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, of Attempted Travel in Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct, a Class B felony, and sentenced to confinement in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. His license was automatically revoked by operation of law on December 4, 2013.
Revoked
Alldredge, Benji F.
Benji Alldredge DVM
4898 Comfort 1987-24 10/01/1987 Narcotic/Script Failed to maintain adequate drug records for Meperidine, Ritalin, Numorphan, and Demerol, all Schedule II drugs; Did not dispense these drugs for medically sound reasons; Failed to utilize Triplicate prescriptions when dispensing controlled substances; failed to maintain records for the patients who allegedly received the controlled substances. 5 yr. Prob. Susp.\30 days down\surrender II & IIN\$2,500 Admin. Penalty\15 hrs/yr CE\50 hrs CS\qrtly reports
Alldredge, Bud III
Bud Alldredge III DVM
7820 Cleveland 2016-121 04/19/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand; Minimum Security for Controlled Substances; Prohibition Against Treatment of Humans
Formal Reprimand; $2,500 admin. penalty; Take and pass jurisprudence exam.
Allen, Roberta Jo
Roberta Jo Allen DVM
4679 San Angelo 2008-17 02/14/2008 Continuing Education Could not show acceptable proof of CE obtained for 12 ½ hours during calendar year 2004, three hours for calendar year 2005, and 12 hours for calendar year 2006.
Admin penalty $1,250 paid w/in 45 days (3/30/08), additional 12 hours of CE by end of CY2008, documentation shall be received by 1/30/09 & if not received w/in 45 days of 1/30/09, license shall be suspended until CE penalty is completed.
Allen, Thomas
Thomas Allen DVM
4680 San Angelo 2008-18 02/14/2008 Continuing Education Could not show acceptable proof of CE obtained for 12 hours during calendar year 2004, 12 hours for calendar year 2005, and 12 hours for calendar year 2006.

Admin penalty $1,250 paid w/in 45 days (3/30/08), additional 12 hours of CE by end of CY2008, documentation shall be received by 1/30/09 & if not received w/in 45 days of 1/30/09, license shall be suspended until CE penalty is completed.
Allred, John A.
John Allred DVM
4072 Marshall 2000-16 06/08/2000 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 2000 $250 Admin. Penalty.
Altman, April L.
April Altman DVM
5274 Watauga 2008-73 10/16/2008 Standard of Care Failed to timely respond when a veterinary technician stated that dog was having difficulty breathing, thereby wasting valuable response time and was a contributing factor in the premature death of the dog.
Informal Reprimand
Anderson, Andra
Andra Anderson DVM
5437 Frisco 2010-53 06/28/2010 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of registration with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) . Respondent's controlled substance registration expired on January 31, 2008. Formal Reprimand, $1,500 Admin. penalty
Anderson, Andra
Andra Anderson DVM
5437 Frisco 2015-059 10/13/2015 Violation of Board Order
Voluntary surrender of veterinary license in lieu of discipline. Do not seek reinstatement for 5 years.
Anderson, Kristie
Kristie Anderson DVM
11325 Sante Fe 2013-89 07/16/2013 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the DPS, which expired on January 31, 2012. Respondent admitted that she administered, dispensed, and prescribed controlled substances from that date until the Board informed her she was not registered with the DPS on August 21, 2012. $500 admin. penalty
Anderson, Sharon
Sharon Anderson DVM
4824 Houston 2011-35 06/28/2011 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the DPS, which expired on January 31, 2010. She received a new controlled substance registration on September 14, 2010. Respondent admitted to dispensing controlled substances to animals during the time her controlled substance registration was expired. $500 admin. penalty
Anderson, Tommy Don
Tommy Anderson DVM
3713 Blossom 1987-14 06/11/1987 Accreditation Action; Unprofessional / Dishonorable Conduct Issued blank TAHC official Health Certificates for shipments of livestock which he did not personally inspect; failed to accurately and fully complete certificates. 2 yr. Prob. Susp.\14 days down\50 hrs CE\qtr. reports, Jurisprudence, 50 hrs CS
Anderson, Walter III
Walter Anderson III DVM

San Antonio 2013-09 03/25/2013 Continuing Education Unable to provide proof for acceptable continuing education (CE) hours for calendar year 2011. Voluntary surrender veterinary license. Do not seek reinstatement for 5 years.
Anderson, William C.
William Anderson DVM
4633 Fort Worth 2005-43 06/09/2005 Standard of Care Failed to perform a complete ovariohysterectomy on a patient, which resulted in additional stress on the patient and additional expense to the owner Informal Reprimand
Andrews, Belinda
Belinda Andrews DVM
9204 Pampa 2005-60 10/13/2005 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Failed to possess a controlled substance registration from the Texas Department of Public Safety $500 Admin Penalty
Andrews, Mark A.
Mark Andrews DVM
5227 Argyle 1994-08 10/05/1995 Standard of Care Released cat in a nonambulatory condition after spay. Cat died the next day. Necropsy diagnosis was “acute hemorrhage into peritoneal cavity from cervical stump and mesentery.” Histopathology report indicated “intra-abdominal hemorrhage” as cause of death.
Voluntary surrender License
Arand, Thomas C.
Thomas Arand DVM
5275 Round Rock 2003-17 06/12/2003 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 2002 Civil penalty of $500, payable within 45 days
Arca, Alfonso M.
Alfonso Arca DVM
6375 Grapevine 14-05 06/03/2014 Controlled Substances Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). Registration expired on January 31, 2013. Respondent admitted he utilized controlled substances on animals after the expiration date of his controlled substance registration.
$500 admin. penalty
Arend, Robert Joseph
Robert Arend DVM
5689 Ft. Worth 1998-15 10/01/1998 Continuing Education Failed to produce records to substantiate his satisfaction of the required number of Continuing Education hours in 1995 for the renewal of his license in 1996 Official Reprimand; $250 Admin Penalty
Arend, Robert Joseph
Robert Arend DVM
5689 Ft. Worth 2002-21 06/13/2002 Allowing Illegal Practice Allowed an un-licensed employee to perform cat neuters Official Reprimand, $2,000 Admin. Penalty; Jurisprudence exam
Arledge, Travis W.
Travis Arledge DVM
9778 Winters 2015-172 07/21/2015 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty
Armstrong, L. Doug
Doug Armstrong DVM
4274 Lubbock 2010-27 12/08/2009 Misuse of DEA Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS. $500 Admin. Penalty
Arnold, Christopher S.
Christopher Arnold DVM
8979 Dallas 2004-00 10/16/2003 Felony Conviction Convicted of second-degree felony: prescription fraud
Revoked
Arnold, Melissa
Melissa Arnold DVM
11974 Hillsboro 2012-101 07/24/2012 Continuing Education Failed to obtain all of the continuing education (CE) hours for calendar year 2011.  Could not show proof of CE obtained for 14 hours during calendar year 2011. $500 admin. penalty; Add'l 14 hours of CE.
Arnold, Stephanie L.
Stephanie Arnold DVM
10179 Ft. Worth 2014-126 06/03/2014 Patient Records Release Failure to furnish a copy of the complete patient record within 15 days of a client's request.
Informal Reprimand
Arrendell, Lane
Lane Arrendell DVM
11410 Henderson 2011-84 10/18/2011 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the DPS, which expired on August 31, 2010. DPS issued new certification on May 19, 2011. Respondent admitted she administered, dispensed and prescribed controlled substances during that time.
$500 Admin Penalty
Ash, Henry
Henry Ash DVM
1125A Dallas 1999-05 07/10/1999 Narcotic / Script Record Keeping Failed to maintain adequate Controlled Substances records; 3 mo. Probated suspension, $500 penalty, submit copies of controlled substance log and drugs for 2-years.
Ashley, Brooke
Brooke Ashley DVM
12674 Lake Jackson 2013-149 10/22/2013 Professional Standard of Humane Treatment Failure to perform the necessary timely spay repair surgery on one-year-old dog, instead placing the dog in a surgical recovery cage without an Elizabethan collar. Dog chewed her incision open, eviscerating herself and chewing on her own intestines, causing profuse bleeding. According to patient records, dog was hemorrhaging profusely and near death when discovered. Respondent determined that dog would die quickly from her injuries and performed emergency euthanasia. Formal Reprimand
Ashley, Brooke
Brooke Ashley DVM
12674 Lake Jackson 2014-199 10/21/2014 Failure to Establish and Maintain a Veterinarian - Client - Patient Relationship; Labeling of Medications Dispensed; Use of Prescription Drugs, Record Keeping Failure to establish a veterinarian-client-patient relationship prior to describing, dispensing, administering or ordering delivered prescription drugs and failing to determine that the drugs were therapeutically indicated for the health and well-being of the animal(s). Failure to record the balance on hand for each controlled substance. Failure to record required information, including but not limited to the patient's temperature if required for diagnosis or treatment prior to surgery.
Formal Reprimand; $2,000 admin. penalty; Take and pass jurisprudence exam; 3 hrs. add'l CE.
Atchley, Charles
Charles Atchley DVM
3370 Dimmitt 1994-09 10/06/1994 Narcotic/ Script; Record Keeping Failed to establish a veterinarian /client /patient relationship prior to ordering prescription drugs delivered; Failed to determine that such prescription drugs were therapeutically indicated; Failed to maintain patient records adequate to substantiate the diagnosis and treatment. 2 yr prob susp; $1,000 Admin. Penalty; 5 hrs CE in practice mgt; initiate records keeping system; Jurisprudence; Qtr. Rpts.
Atha, Michael
Michael Atha DVM
8722 Dalhart 2005-61 10/13/2005 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Failed to possess a controlled substance registration from the Texas Department of Public Safety for the period beginning 11/15/01 and ending 06/22/05 $2,000 Admin Penalty
Athon, Mikel
Mikel Athon DVM
6376            2013-02 03/25/2013 Supervision of Non-licensed Employees; Resposibility for Licensed and Unlicensed Employees; Use of Prescription Drugs; Rabies Control; Patient Record Keeping; Failure to Establish and Maintain a Veterinarian - Client - Patient Relationship While recovering in Hawaii from a medical condition and surgery, and with no other veterinarian on the clinic's premises, Respondent allowed unlicensed staff members to practice veterinary medicine without his supervision, including making diagnoses and prognoses of animal conditions; prescribing and administering vaccinations, including rabies; performing rabies vaccinations without a veterinarian present to supervise and sign the official required certificates; and prescribing, dispensing and administering prescription drugs, including controlled substances. Five euthanizations were performed during this time, based on diagnoses and prognoses by an unlicensed veterinary technician who then prescribed, dispensed and administered controlled substances without veterinary supervision. Formal Reprimand; 2 year stayed suspension + probation; $2,000 admin. penalty; Take and pass jurisprudence exam.
Avery, Richard
Richard Avery DVM
5901 1992-04 01/29/1992 Allowing Illegal Practice Allowed an un-licensed employee to vaccinate animals in his absence; Failed to affix his personal signature to rabies certificates issued. Official Reprimand\jurisprudence
Axtell, Paul Charles
Paul Charles Axtell DVM
8511 2002-24 06/13/2002 Other – DPS Registration Failed to obtain a DPS Controlled Substance Registration. Official Reprimand; $250 Admin. Penalty; Jurisprudence exam
Aziz, Lina
Lina Aziz DVM
11807 Houston 2015-055 01/27/2015 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required 17 hours of continuing education during calendar year 2013. Respondent was short 9 hours for calendar year 2013.
$750 admin penalty; Additional 4 hours CE by end of one year from date of board order.
Name
(Click on name to see
Official Board Order)
License
#
City Docket # Date of Action Violation Summary  Sanction
Badamo, Maria  C.
Maria Badamo DVM
12721 Dallas 2014-200 10/21/2014 Continuing Education Respondent stated that she did not obtain all of the requisite hours of continuing education for 2013.
$750 admin. penalty; 11 hours add'l CE
Bagwell, Scott
Scott Bagwell DVM
5690 Lubbock 2012-128 10/30/2012 Professional Standard of Humane Treatment Respondent surgically removed 12 bladder stones during surgery, but failed to adequately flush out bladder stones during surgery on adult male Schnauzer. When owner called to report urinary incontinence, Respondent prescribed an additional week of Baytril. Second opinion surgeon found an additional 10 bladder stones on radiograph and ultrasound, the largest of which was 4mm, and using proper flushing techniques during second surgery found and removed a total of 22 additional calcium oxalate bladder stones. Formal Reprimand; $819.50 Restitution; Add'l 3 hours CE in soft tissue surgery.
Bailey, James G.
James Bailey DVM
6377 Brownwood 2010-02 10/26/2009 DPS / DEA Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS. $500 Admin Penalty payable within 45 days
Baker, James M.
James Baker DVM
1358 Edinburg 2003-05 02/13/2003 Standard of Care; Record Keeping; Narcotic / Script Injected euthanasia solution into two dog’s thorax, instead of utilizing the accepted method; Failed to maintain adequate patient records; Failed to maintain adequate controlled substances records. Official Reprimand; $1,000 Admin Penalty; Jurisprudence; 30-day Suspension; Suspension will continue in 30-day increments until Dr. Baker passes the Jurisprudence Exam
Baker, James M.
James Baker DVM
1358 Edinburg 2006-09 02/16/2006 Continuing Education Failed to obtain all of the required continuing education hours for 2003 & 2004 $500 Admin Penalty; Jurisprudence Exam; JE not more often than ever 10 working days; suspension if not passed.
Baker, James M.
James Baker DVM
1358 Edinburg 2006-21 06/15/2006 Responsibility for unlicensed and licensed employees Allowed employee Angel Gonzales to practice veterinary medicine without a license Formal Reprimand; $5,000 Admin Penalty, Suspended for 24 months, Stayed for 22, down for 60 days
Baker, John M.
John Baker DVM
3227 Fort Worth 1978-04 01/15/1979 Allowing Illegal Practice Left an unlicensed individual in charge of his veterinary clinic during his absence for the purpose of administering rabies and other injections and issuing vaccination certificates with veterinarian’s signature affixed
6 Month Probated Suspension, 2 Reports
Ball, Robert L.
Robert Ball DVM
4907 San Antonio 2010-59 06/28/2010 Misuse of DPS/DEA Registration Failed to have actual knowledge that an employee veterinarian was currently registered with the Texas DPS before granting veterinarian permission to operate under respondent's Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) controlled substance registration. Employee veterinarian was without a DPS registration for over four years – from May 2005 to August 2009. $500 admin. penalty
Ballard, Patricia
Patricia Ballard DVM
5442 Carrollton 2003-14 06/12/2003 Other – Alternative Therapies Failed to provide a consent form to a client prior to prescribing Chinese herbs; Failed to utilize a consent form that conforms to Board standards. Official Reprimand; Provide copies of revised alternative therapies consent forms to Board within 30 days.
Ballard, Patricia
Patricia Ballard DVM
5442 Carrollton 2009-66 10/26/2009 Standard of Care Failed to provide intravenous fluids to cat at any time during hospitalization. Failed to communicate cat’s deteriorating condition to client following observation of cat in “semi-comatose” state to discuss treatment and/or referral options. Informal Reprimand, 6 hrs CE Internal Medicine
Banfield, Catherine
Catherine Banfield DVM
4894 Starkville, MS 2015-087 01/27/2015 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the full 17 hours of continuing education required for calendar years 2011, 2012, 2013. Respondent, at the time she renewed her license, reported to the Board that she had obtained all 17 hours of continuing education for each of those years.
$2,250 admin penalty; Additional 51 hours CE by end of one year from date of board order.
Barham, Bobby G.
Bobby Barham DVM
2388 Corsicana 1978-01 05/22/1978 Allowing Illegal Practice Allowed a non-licensed employee to administer rabies injections un supervised. Reprimanded
Barham, Bobby
Bobby Barham DVM
2388 Corsicana 2013-115 07/16/2013 Continuing Education Failed to complete the 17 hours of continuing education (CE) required for calendar year 2012. Respondent had carried over one CE hour from 2011 and was 16 hours short for 2012. $500 admin. penalty; 16 hours add'l CE
Barker, Mark A.
Mark Barker DVM
10182 Nichols Hills OK 2015-057 10/13/2015 Continuing Education $1,500 admin. penalty; Add'l 5 hrs. CE
Barns, Anne
Anne Barns DVM
6180 Arlington 2007-18 02/08/2007 Misuse DEA Narcotics Registration Did not possess current controlled substance registration from DPS and had administered controlled substances to animals. Dr. Barns had gone 19 years without this registration. $2,500 Admin Penalty
Barry, Tracie
Tracie Barry DVM
8123 Stephenville 2013-154 10/22/2013 Controlled Substances Record Keeping During a compliance inspection, Board investigators noted that there was a physical amount of Ketamine, Beuthanasia, Telazol and Torbugesic at the clinic, but the clinic's controlled substance log did not show that the clinic had any of quantities of drugs on hand. Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty
Bass, Rachel (Roark)
Rachel Bass DVM
8726 Dallas 2005-44 06/09/2005 Unauthorized Treatment Failed to obtain authorization prior to treating a patient Informal Reprimand
Bates, Corrie L.
Corrie Bates DVM
9454 Humble 2016-010 10/13/2015 Continuing Education $3,000 admin. penalty; Add'l 31 hrs. CE
Baumi, Robert
Robert Baumi DVM
4277 San Antonio 2015-083 01/27/2015 Controlled Substances Registration Respondent's controlled substance registration expired on January 31, 2014. Respondent's registration was terminated due to non-renewal on July 31, 2014. Respondent admits to administering and dispensing controlled substances after his registration expired. Respondent now has a current registration (Agreed Order   12/26/14).
$500 admin. penalty
Beach, John F.
John Beach DVM
5694 Ft. Worth 2001-17 06/21/2001 Allowing Illegal Practice Provided euthanasia drugs to a nonlicensed employee, who then euthanized two animals without proper supervision. Reprimand
$250 Admin. Penalty.
Beach, John F.
John Beach DVM
5694 Ft. Worth 2015-138 07/21/2015 Standard of Care Informal Reprimand
Beam, Kevin A.
Kevin Beam DVM
8730 Alvarado 2017-016 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Formal Reprimand; $500 admin. penalty
Beardsley, Stephanie L.
Stephanie Beardsley DVM
6961 Austin 2008-29 02/14/2008 DPS / DEA Registration Failed to have actual knowledge that employee veterinarian was currently registered with the Texas Dept. of Public Safety before granting employee veterinarian permission to operate under licensee’s DEA controlled substance registration.
$500 Admin Penalty paid within 45 days
Beasley, Kenneth V.
Kenneth Beasley DVM
1968 Houston 1993-04 02/03/1993 Standard of Care Failed to properly label a medication; Administered Ivomec without weighing the patient, exceeding the 200 ug/kg toxic range for the animal’s weight; Failed to advise the client to observe the animal for at least 8 hours after treatment because of the sensitivity of collies to ivermectin. Official Reprimand; 20 hrs CE, 5 in heartworm read.; jurisprudence
Beasley, Kenneth V.
Kenneth Beasley DVM
1968 Houston 1998-12 10/01/1998 Record Keeping; Standard of Care; Labeling Diagnosed a dog with Parvo but failed to give an adequate volume of parenteral fluids; Administered an unknown amount of Benzelmin wormer with Vi-Sorbin, orally, an unknown amount of Vitamin B12, Vitamin K and Atropine as well as dispensing Ampicillin capsules but failed too include dosages and details necessary to substantiate a diagnosis; failed to place adequate information on the label of the Ampicillin. 2-year Probated Suspension; $1,000 Admin Penalty; Not use Ivomec for heartworms; 5 hrs. CE; Submit logs semi-annually
Beasley, Kenneth V.
Kenneth Beasley DVM
1968 Houston 1993-13 06/10/1993 Standard of Care; Record Keeping Administered 0.1 cc of Ivermectin to a dog for treatment of heartworms, the product monographs for the various Ivomec injectables states that these medicines should be used to treat dogs, and that such treatment may result in fatality. The dog later died due to an immediate kill of adult heartworms causing them to block the right aorta and arteries, causing congestion in the lung tissue and high blood pressure with death; Failed to maintain adequate patient records. 2 yr prob susp\$1,000 Admin. Penalty\quarterly reporting
Becker, Michael C.
Michael Becker DVM
5368 San Antonio 1995-04 02/08/1995 Narcotic / Script Failed to properly secure drugs; Failed to maintain proper records for acquisition and disposition of controlled substances. 5-year Probated Susp., 3,000 Admin Penalty; 5 hrs CE in Record Keeping.
Becker, Michael
Michael Becker DVM
5368 San Antonio 2013-64 03/25/2013 Reporting of Criminal Activity As a result of notification by the Texas DPS, the Board determined that Respondent failed to notify the Board of his arrest on October 30, 2011, in Bexar County, Texas, for Assault Causing Bodily Injury, a Class A Misdemeanor. Informal Reprimand; $500 admin. penalty; 
Becker, Wendi A.
Wendi Becker DVM
10067 Lubbock 2008-92 10/16/2008 Continuing Education Could not show proof of continuing education (CE) for twelve (12) hours during calendar year 2007.
$500 Admin Penalty paid within 45 days
Beckett, Thomas A.
Thomas Beckett DVM
1900 Austin 2016-160 10/18/2016 Duty to Cooperate with Board; Other Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty
Beckham, Aimee
Aimee Beckham DVM
7910 Hempstead 2014-255 10/21/2014 Controlled Substances Record Keeping Board compliance inspection revealed that Respondent's drug logs for ketamine, fatal plus, and dolorex did not balance with the physical amounts on hand.
Formal Reprimand., $1,000 Admin Penalty
Beckham, Huey P.
Huey Beckham DVM
7629 Houston 14-11 06/03/2014 Controlled Substances Record Keeping; Patient Record Keeping; Supervision of Non-licensed Persons; Use of Prescription Drugs; Failure to Maintain a Veterinarian - Client - Patient Relationship Controlled substances recordkeeping: Failure to record the date of acquisition, quantity purchased, date the drug was administered or dispensed, the quantity administered or dispensed, name of the client and patient receiving the drugs, and the balance on hand for each controlled substance. Failure to record required information on client patient record. Failure to supervise an unlicensed person performing veterinary medicine, and allowing an unlicensed person to diagnose the need for and prescribe prescription drugs. Failure to maintain a veterinary-client-patient relationship.
Formal Reprimand., $1,500 Admin Penalty, Take and pass jurisprudence exam.
Beckham, Huey P.
Huey Beckham DVM
7629 Houston 2014-214 10/21/2014 Controlled Substances Registration; Adherence to the Law Respondent admitted to administering and dispensing controlled substances after his registration expired.
$500 Admin Penalty
Beeler, George W.
George Beeler DVM
3373 Crockett 1994-06 02/02/1994 Narcotic / Script;
Record Keeping
Failed to maintain controlled substances records; Failed to maintain patient records for controlled substances dispensed, delivered or ordered; Failed to establish a veterinarian/client/patient relationship prior to dispensing, delivering or ordering a prescription drug; Failed to determine that drugs dispensed or administered were therapeutically indicated for the health and/or well being of the animal. 5 yr. Prob susp; $1,000 Admin. Penalty; 10 hrs CE in practice mgt; surrender DEA-DPS cert; Qtr. Rpts; Unannounced Inspections; Jurisprudence
Beil, Steven F.
Steven Beil DVM
13896 Texarkana 2016-129 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Informal Reprimand
Bell, James
James Bell DVM
6593 Castroville 2009-43 06/11/2009 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required continuing education (CE) hours during calendar year 2007. $500 Admin Penalty paid within 45 days; obtain additional 14 hours of CE
Bennett, Joe
Joe Bennett DVM
3230 Mexia 2005-36 06/09/2005 Standard of Care;
Record Keeping
Failed to investigate the cause of anemia in a patient; failed to conduct blood work; failed to communicate the patient’s condition to the client; failed to provide medication and/or instructions upon discharge; failed to present the option of seeking after hours care at an emergency clinic to the client Formal Reprimand; Obtain 8 hours of Board approved CE in emergency medicine within 18 months of date of order.
Bennett-Gildner, Anna
Anna Bennett-Gildner DVM
10914 Argyle 2009-56 06/11/2009 Continuing Education Information provided by veterinarian indicated that she lacked 9 hours of CE (continuing education) for calendar year 2008, renewal year 2009. $500 Admin Penalty paid within 45 days; obtain additional 9 hours of CE
Benton, Jay A.
Jay Benton DVM
5448 Silsbee 2016-131 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand; Patient Record Keeping; Continuing Education Formal Reprimand; $3,000 admin. penalty; Add'l 4 hrs CE.
Bermes, Genelle
Genelle Bermes DVM
11524 New Braunfels 2015-084 01/27/2015 Controlled Substances Registration Respondent's controlled substance registration expired on January 31, 2014. Respondent's registration was terminated due to non-renewal on July 31, 2014. Respondent admits to administering controlled substances after her registration expired. As of November 17, 2014, Respondent had not renewed her registration (Agreed Order  12/29/14).
$500 admin. penalty
Berry-Buchanan, Shana
Shana Berry-Buchanan DVM
9018 Montgomery 2010-23 12/08/2009 Misuse of DEA Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS. $500 Admin. Penalty
Bettencourt, Christina
Christina Bettencourt DVM
10020 San Antonio 2013-135 10/22/2013 Continuing Education Failed to complete nine of the required continuing education (CE) hours for calendar year 2011, and 14 of the required CE hours for calendar year 2012. $1,000 admin. penalty; 23 hours add'l CE
Bettencourt, Frank
Frank Bettencourt DVM
9943 San Antonio 2013-168 10/22/2013 Rabies Control Failed to maintain a readily retrievable copy of rabies vaccination certificates for five years from date of issuance. Failed to maintain rabies vaccination records indexed by vaccination tag numbers. Informal Reprimand;  Take and Pass Jurisprudence Examination; $500 admin. penalty; 
Betton, Steven
Steven Betton DVM
3374 Midland 1980-01 01/22/1980
Verbal abuse of clients; threw client’s dog out the door and into the parking lot without a leash or other form of restraint; charged more than quoted estimate for boarding
Research needed to locate original Board Order
Beverly, J. Mark
Mark Beverly DVM
8977 Myrtle Beach 2001-05 02/15/2001 Other – Granted a Probationary License Granted a probationary license for 3 years Probationary License issued for 3 years – conditional see AO for details
Bevill, Amy
Amy Bevill DVM
9944 Reagan 2012-15 03/27/2012 Continuing Education Failed to obtain all of the continuing education (CE) hours required for calendar year 2010. Respondent could not show proof of 17 CE hours required for calendar year 2010. $500 admin. penalty; Add'l 17 hours CE
Bevill, Amy
Amy Bevill DVM
9944 Reagan 2012-62 03/27/2012 Reporting of Criminal Activity Failed to notfy the Board of her arrest for Possession of Marijuana, a Class B Misdemeanor, on November 15, 2010. $500 admin. penalty
Bickers, R. Jay
Jay Bickers DVM
6777 Stephenville 2010-39 03/22/2010 Misuse of DEA Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS. $500 Admin. Penalty
Bielamowicz, Cary G.
Cary Bielamowicz DVM
5695 Groesbeck 2015-166 07/21/2015 Unnecessary or Unauthorized Treatment Informal Reprimand; $500 admin. penalty
Bien, Boyd
Boyd Bien DVM
5079 San Antonio 1999-01 02/04/1999 Continuing Education Failed to produce records to substantiate his satisfaction of the required number of Continuing Education hours in 1996 for the renewal of his license in 1997. Official Reprimand; $250 Admin Penalty
Bierschwale, Mark
Mark Bierschwale DVM
6778 Fredericksburg 2004-19 06/17/2004 Continuing Education Failed to obtain any of the required continuing education hours during 2001, for renewal year 2002. $250 Civil Penalty
Bitter, John F.
John Bitter DVM
8106 Argyle 2014-156 06/03/2014 Responsibility for Licensure of Licensed Persons Failure to assure that veterinarian employee had a controlled substance registration with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). Employee never had a controlled substance registration. A veterinarian who employs or supervises another veterinarian has a duty to assure that the person meets the requirements for controlled substance registration.
$500 Admin Penalty
Blackwood, Rebecca
Rebecca Blackwood DVM
10071 Belton 2011-46 03/29/2011 DPS / DEA Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the DPS, which expired on January 31, 2010. DPS issued a new controlled substance registration on January 13, 2011. Respondent admitted she dispensed controlled substances to animals during the time her controlled substance registration was not current.
$500 Admin Penalty
Blair, Shelley
Shelley Blair DVM
9523 Montgomery 2007-02 02/08/2007 Continuing Education Could not show proof of CE obtained during calendar year 2004.
$250 Admin Penalty
Blakeman, Nancy E.
Nancy Blakeman DVM
7916 San Antonio 2008-67 10/16/2008 Continuing  Education
DPS / DEA Registration
Could not show proof of current registration with Texas DPS. Could not show proof of continuing education (CE) obtained for the seventeen (17) hours required for calendar year 2005.
$750 Admin Penalty paid within 45 days
Blanton, Sarah E.
Sarah Blanton DVM
13410 Boyd 2016-154 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Informal Reprimand
Blevins, W. Christopher
Christopher Blevins DVM
10074 San Antonio 2010-55 06/28/2010 Misuse of DPS/DEA Registration Could not show proof of registration with the DPS. According to the DPS, respondent has not been licensed since he was licensed in Texas as a veterinarian in May 2005. DPS granted a controlled substances registration in August 2009. $2,000 admin. penalty
Bluhm, Lynn A
Lynn Bluhm DVM
2718 George West 2009-52 06/11/2009 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required continuing education (CE) for calendar year 2008. $500 Admin Penalty paid within 45 days; obtain additional 4 hours of CE
Boeckh, Christine
Christine Boeckh DVM
8230 College Station 1999-07 07/10/1999 Continuing Education Failed to acquire the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 1999 $250 Admin Penalty
Boeckman, Randal L.
Randal Boeckman DVM
5965 Hereford 2010-28 03/22/2010 Other - Failure to Report Felony Arrests Failed to notify the Board of his arrests for felonies on July 29, 2005 and December 15, 2006. $500 Admin Penalty
Boening, Braden R.
Braden Boening DVM
12875 Floresville 2016-059 04/19/2016 Standard of Care Informal Reprimand
Boeving, Susan C.
Susan Boeving DVM
7315 Keller 2010-52 03/22/2010 Misuse of DEA Registration Investigation was opened regarding diversion of controlled substances for self-medication. Respondent surrendered her DEA controlled substances registration. Respondent voluntarily entered into a five-year contract with the Texas Veterinary Peer Assistance Program. Formal Reprimand; 5 yr probated suspension
Bohanon, Crystal D.
Crystal Bohanon DVM
12443 Tyler 2015-192 10/13/2015 Unnecessary or Unauthorized Treatment Informal Reprimand
Bolduc, Nancy
Nancy Bolduc DVM
5284 Houston 2008-64 06/19/2008 Labeling Responsible for the mislabeling and dispensing of a prescription drug by a non-licensed employee
Pay restitution of $986.50 to complainant
Bonner, Tom
Tom Bonner DVM
8733 Buffalo 2011-19 12/13/2010 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the DPS, which expired on January 31, 2010. Respondent admitted that he dispensed controlled substances to animals after this date, but stopped dispensing after August 27, 2010, the date he was notified of the Board investigation. $500 Admin. penalty
Bookout, Karen Nilson
Karen Bookout DVM
5450 Houston 2016-084 07/19/2016 Standard of Care Informal Reprimand; Restitution $1,528.83
Boone, Kimberly
Kimberly Boone DVM
6780 San Antonio 2012-122 10/30/2012 Controlled Substances Record Keeping On May 18, 2012, Board investigators conducted a compliance inspection of the Banfield Pet Hospital at 119 SW Loop 410, bldg 3, Suite 200, where Respondent is employed. Inspection revealed that Respondent's controlled substance logs for Euthasol and Midazolam did not balance with the drugs on hand. Formal Reprimand; $1,000 Admin. penalty
Bordelon, Ramley J.
Ramley Bordelon DVM
5431 New Orleans, LA 1996-14 10/03/1996 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required number of hours of continuing education for 1995, necessary to renew his license in 1996 Official Reprimand, $250 Penalty, 30 hours CE
Borland, Sylvia J.
Sylvia Borland DVM
8107 Houston 2008-11 02/14/2008 Continuing Education Could not show proof of CE obtained for 13 hours during calendar year 2006.
Admin Penalty $500, paid w/in 45 days (3/30/08), additional 13 hours of CE by end of CY2008, documentation shall be received by 1/30/09 & if not received w/in 45 days of 1/30/09, license shall be suspended until CE penalty is completed.
Bottesini, Alessandra
Alessandra Bottesini DVM
8073 Magnolia 2010-98 09/10/2010 Continuing Education Could not show proof of continuing education (CE) obtained for seventeen (17) hours during calender year 2009. Add'l 17 hrs. CE
Bottonfield, Samuel C.
Samuel Bottonfield DVM
3233 Laredo 1982-03 01/23/1982 Allowing Illegal Practice Allowing an un-licensed employee to administer rabies vaccinations while the veterinarian was not on the premises. 3 Yr. Probated Suspension, Semi-Annual Reports
Bowen, Janet L.
Janet Bowen DVM
6357 Brenham 2016-137 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Informal Reprimand; $500 admin. penalty
Bowers, Jennifer
Jennifer Bowers DVM
4686 Bellville 2012-20 03/27/2012 Continuing Education Failed to obtain all of the continuing education (CE) hours required for calendar year 2008. Could not show proof of CE obtained for 10 hours during calendar year 2008. $500 admin. penalty; Add'l 10 hours CE
Bowman, Stephen
Stephen Bowman DVM
9302 La Vernia 14-14 06/03/2014 Failure to Establish a Veterinarian - Client - Patient Relationship; Professional Standard of Care; Labeling of Medications Dispensed; Use of Prescription Drugs; Patient Record Keeping Failure to establish a veterinarian-client-patient relationship. Failure to examine an animal prior to diagnosing, prescribing, and dispensing drugs. Failure to examine an animal when information from the client indicated that the animal was not responding to the prescribed treatment. Dispensing medications in bulk and without a veterinarian-client-patient relationship. Respondent inherently failed to include on the label the patient name, the strength and quantity to be dispensed, the directions for use, and the date of dispensing. Failure to record required information, including but not limited to, details necessary to substantiate the examination, diagnosis, or treatment provided; the patient's weight if required for diagnosis or treatment; and the names, dosages, and routes of administration of drugs prescribed, administered, and dispensed.
Formal Reprimand, $500 Admin. penalty
Box, Ronald D.
Ronald Box DVM
5697 Pecos 1997-13 06/12/1997 Standard of Care; Record Keeping Prescribed, dispensed and administered Phenylbutazone to a cat, contrary to label indications; Failed to maintain adequate patient records Official reprimand; Bring Record Keeping into Compliance
Box, Ronald D.
Ronald Box DVM
5697 Pecos 2009-24 10/26/2009 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Respondent acted as drug wholesaler without a license from the Texas Department of State Health Services; drugs purchased by CEE Sales with his license were diverted to clients and end-user animals whom he had not established a client-veterinarian-patient relationship. Informal Reprimand, $2,500 Admin. Penalty payable within 45 days
Boyd, William A.
William Boyd DVM
3375 Marshall 2013-58 03/25/2013 Patient Record Keeping In the case of four-year-old, mixed-breed dog diagnosed with severe spinal trauma and seizures, Respondent consulted with a veterinarian specialized in  neurosurgery but did not note the consultation in the patient record. The patient records for the time the dog was hospitalized do not contain any notes  documenting physiologic or neurologic examinations by Respondent. Respondent's patient records for his treatment of dog lack required information including the details necessary to substantiate or document the examination, diagnosis, and treatment provided, and/or surgical treatment performed; and the names, dosages, concentration and routes of administration of each drug prescribed, administered, and/or dispensed. Informal Reprimand;  3 hours add'l CE in record keeping; $500 admin. penalty; 
Bozeman, Nancy
Nancy Bozeman DVM
4687 Kennedale 2007-20 02/08/2007 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Allowed an unregistered vet to work under her DEA registration $500 Admin Penalty
Bozeman, Nancy A.
Nancy Bozeman DVM
4687 Kennedale 2016-087 07/19/2016 Standard of Care Informal Reprimand; 3 hrs add'l CE.
Brackeen, Gary
Gary Brackeen DVM
3862 Angleton 2007-06 02/08/2007 Continuing Education Failed to obtain required CE hours for calendar years 2004 and 2005
$750 Admin Penalty
Brackeen, Gary
Gary Brackeen DVM
3862 Angleton 2011-74 10/18/2011 Supervision of Non Licensed Employees; Professional Standard of Humane Treatment; Patient Record Keeping; Treatment of Humans; Adherence to the Law Failure to perform presurgical blood work on seven-year-old male Chihuahua, to administer intravenous fluids during or after surgery, and to send the tumor tissue he removed for further testing. Failure to examine, perform blood work on, or admnister fluids to dog when dog was presented to Respondent for surgical complications. Allowing unlicensed personnel to perform post-operative suturing and surgically removing ear hematomas without immediate supervision by a veterinarian. Respondent failed to record any information regarding his examination of dog, differential diagnosis of the fatty tumor, failed to record weight or temperature on the day of surgery, and repeatedly failed to make any record at all of his examinations of dog over multiple dates. During Board investigation, Respondent admitted that he has self-administered Lasix, Amoxicillin, and Methocarbamol. Formal Reprimand; Submit for Mental Health Evaluation; 2 Year Stayed Suspension; $195 Restitution; $500 Admin. Penalty; Complete add'l CE - 6 hours in anesthesia, 4 hours in oncology,  4 hours in surgery, 3 hours in record keeping; Take Jurisprudence Examination.
Brackeen, Gary
Gary Brackeen DVM
3862 Angleton 2013-45 03/25/2013 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the DPS, which expired on January 1, 2012. DPS issued a new certification on August 27, 2012. Respondent admitted that he administered, dispensed, and prescribed controlled substances during that time. $500 admin. penalty; 
Brackeen, Gary
Gary Brackeen DVM
3862 Angleton 2013-130 10/22/2013 Violation of Board Order As part of Agreed Order 2011-74, Respondent was ordered to complete 17 hours of continuing education by October 18, 2012, including six hours in anesthesia, four hours in oncology, four hours in surgery, and three hours in recordkeeping. Respondent failed to complete five of the ordered CE hours by October 18, 2012: 2.5 hours in surgery, and 2.5 hours in anesthesia. Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty; 2.5 hours add'l CE in anesthesia
Brackeen, Gary
Gary Brackeen DVM
3862 Angleton 578-14
-0699
02/18/2014 Supervision of Non-Licensed Persons, Direct Responsibility to Client, Standard of Care, Responsibility to Refer a Case, Issuance of Official Health Documents Through Direct Knowledge Only, Honesty Integrity & Fair Dealing, Observance of Confidentiality, Advertising, Labeling of Medications Dispensed, Use of RX Drugs, Controlled Substances Record Keeping,  Patient Record Keeping,  Records Release & Charges,  Minimum Security for Controlled Substances, Violation of Board Order, Duty to Cooperate with Board Respondent's repeated failure to supervise his non-veterinarian employees, failure to practice up to the standard of care, and failure to include required information in his veterinary medical records are a pattern of acts that indicate consistent malpractice, negligence or incompetence in the practice of veterinary medicine. The nature of Respondent's previous violations and the fact that he repeated those same violations makes him carrying a license an imminent peril to the public. Respondent's actions are also actual hazards to the health, safety, or economic welfare of the public because the economic property of various clients was harmed in that the animal died due to Respondent's actions or the animal needed further veterinary services to repair the damage Respondent's actions caused. Violations include release of a client's confidential information and status as a Complainant of the clinic to clinic's other clients leading to harassment of the client; repeated failure to record required information on patient chart; repeated allowance of non-veterinarian employees to test, diagnose, treat, and provide a prognosis for patients; failure to keep proper controlled substance logs resulting in an inability to discern from the drug logbook whether controlled substances were being used appropriately or being abused. The sheer number of violations of the Board's Rules that have the same or similar factual circumstances underpinning them, in addition to Respondent's issuing of rabies certifications that fraudulently allege the absence of the animal disease rabies, constitute an imminent peril to the public under Board Rule 575.25. Animals affected by this Respondent include Spanky, Apollo, Butch, Gabby, Jericho, Koko, Peaches, Taco, Triscuit, and more.
Revoked
Bradford, Tom S.
Tom Bradford DVM
3721 Bedford 1987-23 10/01/1987 Narcotic / Script Narcotic/Script Failed to maintain adequate drug records for Meperidine, Ritalin, and Numorphan, Schedule II drugs. 1 yr. Prob. Susp. surrender II & IIN\$500 Admin. Penalty\15 hrs. CE/Qtrly Reports
Brahmbhatt, Dipa
Dipa Brahmbhatt DVM
11527 Katy 2012-126 10/30/2012 Continuing Education Could not show proof of continuing education (CE) obtained for nine hours during calendar year 2010 and 6.5 hours during calendar year 2011. $1,000 admin. penalty; Add'l 15.5 hours CE
Brandon, Stanley
Stanley Brandon DVM
7498 Sanger 2013-34 10/22/2013 Patient Record Keeping; Labeling of Medications Dispensed Failure to make contemporaneous patient records for two-year-old female Korean Mastiff; to note the date of amendments to the patient records; to note in the patient record the temperature required for diagnosis and treatment; to note the names, dosages, concentrations and routes of administration of each drug prescribed, administered and/or dispensed; and to record other details necessary to substantiate or document the examination performed. Failure to record required information on the labels of containers for medication dispensed. Informal Reprimand;  3 hours add'l CE in record keeping; $500 admin. penalty; 
Brands, Quentin J.
Quentin Brands DVM
9209 Irving 2009-11 02/12/2009 DPS / DEA Registration Failed to maintain a current DPS controlled substance registration.
$500 Admin. Penalty payable within 45 days
Brasher, John
John Brasher DVM
3899 Houston 2006-11 02/16/2006 Standard of Care Failed to take a radiograph early in the treatment protocol, after noting that a dog’s leg was swollen and deteriorating after surgery. By failing to refer the patient to a specialist after a second surgery; and by failing to change his treatment protocol when a histopahthology indicated a possible malignant tumor. Informal Reprimand
Brechtel, Casey
Casey Brechtel DVM
7840 Dickerson 2002-37 06/13/2002 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 2001 $250 Admin. Penalty
Brewer, Jason
Jason Brewer DVM
11571 Plano 2013-05 10/30/2012 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the DPS, which expired on January 31, 2011. DPS issued a new certification on September 4, 2012. Respondent admitted that he administered, dispensed, and prescribed controlled substances during that time. $500 admin. penalty
Brian, Deborah
Deborah Brian DVM
3285 Montgomery 2010-24 12/08/2009 Misuse of DEA Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS. $500 Admin. Penalty
Brieger, Clay
Clay Brieger DVM
5698 Alice 2012-21 03/27/2012 Continuing Education Failure to obtain all of the continuing education (CE) hours required for calendar year 2010. Could not show proof of 17 hours CE obtained for calendar year 2010. $500 admin. penalty; Add'l 17 hours CE
Briers, Scott K.
Scott Briers DVM
7918 Conroe 2013-142 10/22/2013 Professional Standard of Care; Failure to diagnose two pigs as having already been castrated prior to performing surgery on them to remove suspected retained testicles despite evidence of surgical scarring and other indicators. Failure to communicate with client regarding the fact that the pigs did not have testicles in their scrotums prior to surgery. Formal Reprimand;  3 hours add'l CE - surgery
Briggs, James S.
James Briggs DVM
2680 Alice 1969-01 03/03/1969 Practicing Vet Med without a license Practicing veterinary medicine without a license Reprimanded
Brillhart, Martin
Martin Brillhart DVM
3235 Slaton 2012-09 03/27/2012 Supervision of Non Licensed Employees In the case of 16-year-old gelding, Respondent allowed unlicensed individuals to make diagnosis and prognosis of animal diseases and/or conditions, and allowed unlicensed individuals to prescribe drugs. Formal Reprimand
Brillhart, Martin
Martin Brillhart DVM
3235 Slaton 2013-55 03/25/2013 Controlled Substances Record Keeping; Patient Record Keeping During on site compliant inspection, Board investigator observed that while Respondent had Hydromorphone, Equipoise, and Diazepam on hand, Respondent did not have any controlled substance logs for those drugs. Respondent's controlled substance log for Telazol indicated that Respondent had 5 ml of Telazol on hand at the clinic when the drug inventory actually included 15 ml of Telazol on hand. The controlled substance log for Ketamine did not include the current balance on hand, and the current balance listed on the controlled substance log for Euthasol was not current or accurate. Respondent did not keep individual patient records for horses that he sedated. Formal Reprimand; $1,500 admin. penalty
Brinkley, Marty R.
Marty Brinkley DVM
6965 Garland 1995-13 06/08/1995 Standard of Care; Unnecessary/ Unauthorized Treatment Performed an unauthorized de-claw on a cat. Official reprimand
Brister, David L.
David Brister DVM
4416 Stephenville 1994-03 02/02/1994 Allowing Illegal Practice Allowed an un-licensed employee to practice veterinary medicine Official Reprimand.
Brittain, Mack L.
Mack Brittain DVM
2311 Terrell 1986-09 08/16/1986 Accreditation Action The U.S. Department of Agriculture revoked the veterinary accreditation of Dr. Brittain for a period of 3 months due to the finding that Dr. Brittain violated rules and regulations governing the testing of cattle for brucellosis; and by utilizing a layman, Paul Cotton, to perform some brucellosis card tests. 2 yr. Prob. Susp.\1 mo. Down\serve as state's witness-P. Cotton
Brittain, Mack L.
Mack Brittain DVM
2311 Terrell 1996-12 06/13/1996 Record Keeping; Labeling Failed to properly label medications dispensed; Failed to record in the patient record, names, amounts and strengths of medications administered or dispensed, name, amount and strength of anesthesia and presurgical examination information. Official Reprimand; Jurisprudence; Periodic Visits
Britton, Emily L.
Emily Britton DVM
10479 Rochester, NY 2008-28 02/14/2008 DPS / DEA Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas Department of Public Safety. Dispensed controlled substances to animals for the period of June 2006 through June 25, 2007, when she was not registered with DPS
$500 Admin penalty paid within 45 days
Brooke, Jonathan W.
Jonathan Brooke DVM
4280 Kerrville 2007-32 06/14/2007 Felony Conviction On or about March 21, 2007, JONATHAN W. BROOKE, D.V.M. of Kerrville, Texas, License No. 4280, was convicted by the 216th Judicial District Court of Kerr County, Texas, of online solicitation of a minor, a second degree felony, and sentenced to confinement in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; A license holder's license is revoked by operation of law upon the license holder's imprisonment.
Revoked
Brooking, Michael W.
Michael Brooking DVM
6390 Houston 14-09 06/03/2014 Reporting of Criminal Activity On July 10, 2013, the Board obtained information from the 97th District Court District Attorney's office for Archer, Clay, and Montague Counties stating that Dr. Brooking was indicted on June 18, 2012, for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second degree felony. A review of Respondent's licensee file did not indicate that he had previously reported the indictment. Veterinarians are required to report to the Board no later than the 30th day after being charged with, or convicted of, any felony.
Informal Reprimand, $500 Admin penalty
Brooking, Michael W.
Michael Brooking DVM
6390 Wichita Falls 2016-163 07/19/2016 Controlled Substances Registration $500 admin. penalty; Obtain DEA registration
Brooks, Christopher
Christopher Brooks DVM
4082 Fort Worth 2007-51 10/11/2007 Continuing Education Failed to obtain required CE hours for calendar year 2006
$500 Admin penalty
Brooks, Christopher
Christopher Brooks DVM
4082 Ft. Worth 2012-37 03/27/2012 Patient Record Keeping After a physical examination and blood profile on March 4, 2011, Respondent diagnosed renal failure in a male domestic shorthair cat of unknown age, and placed him on IV fluids. The cat was hospitalized through March 7, when the cat passed away. Respondent's patient records for cat do not include the address and telephone number of the client; identifying details of the patient such as age, species, breed, sex, and description; weight and temperature required for diagnosis and treatment, and details sufficient to substantiate the examination, diagnosis and treatment provided. Informal Reprimand; Add'l 3 hours CE in record keeping.
Brooks, Christopher
Christopher Brooks DVM
4082 Ft. Worth 2015-037 07/21/2015 Standard of Care; Patient Record Keeping Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty; 6 hrs add'l CE
Brooks, James Larry
James Brooks DVM
3725 Junction 1996-08 06/13/1996 Narcotic / Script Sanitation; Record Keeping; Labeling Failed to record in the patient record: names, amounts and strengths of medications dispensed; Failed to label medications dispensed; Failed to remove animal feces from around kennels and properly clean the kennels; Failed to examine and diagnose the condition of a dog before dispensing prescription drugs. Official Reprimand; Jurisprudence; bring records into compliance; submit copies of client records; unlimited, unannounced inspections; revised Record Keeping system; clean clinic and keep clean.
Brooks, James
James Brooks DVM
3725 Junction 2010-29 03/22/2010 Record Keeping Records are for multiple animals on one record, records do not reflect multiple visits, and do not state the names, dosages, concentration, or routes of administration of each drug prescribed, administered, and/or dispensed. Informal Reprimand; Add'l 3 hrs. CE in Record keeping
Brooks, Scott W.
Scott Brooks DVM
6783 Spring Branch 2008-21 02/14/2008 Continuing Education Could not show acceptable proof of CE obtained for all 17 hours during calendar year 2004. $250 Admin penalty payable within 45 days.
Brotze, Gary H.
Gary Brotze DVM
2486 New Braunfels 2016-046 01/26/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty
Broussard, Rickey
Rickey Broussard DVM
6391 Ingleside 2006-49 10/12/2006 Unauthorized Treatment Performed an unnecessary or unauthorized treatment Informal Reprimand
Broussard, Rickey
Rickey Broussard DVM
6391 Ingleside 2008-43 06/19/2008 Advertising Falsely advertised hospital as providing 24-hour emergency service when that service was provided only to current clients, not to the general public
Informal Reprimand
Brown, Clarence
Clarence Brown DVM
3378 Frisco 2006-03 06/15/2006 Standard of Care, Record Keeping; Duty to Cooperate Failed to properly diagnose and treat a patient; failed to maintain complete and accurate patient records; failed to timely submit a narrative account of the events surrounding his treatment of the animal, as requested by the Board Formal Reprimand
Admin Penalty of $1,000, Jurisprudence
Brown, Clarence R.
Clarence Brown DVM
3378 Frisco 1985-03 10/04/1985 Un-professional / Dishonorable Conduct Wrote 83 prescriptions for Tylenol #3 with codeine, a schedule III drug for non-veterinary use 3 Yr. Probated Suspension; Surrender Federal Narcotics License during probation; Enroll for 6-mo. In chemical dependence support counseling program and report involvement quarterly; Inform professional in his workplace of this order.
Brown, Davis L.
Davis Brown DVM
2721 Alice 2001-07 06/21/2001 Substance Abuse Arrested and convicted of driving while intoxicated Must apply to the TVMA Peer Assistance Program and if directed by the Program Director must enter, and fully comply with their requirements. He must also retain the services of a psychiatrist to evaluate his Bi-Polar condition and report to the Board every 90 days
Brown, Davis L.
Davis Brown DVM
2721 Alice 2001-08 06/21/2001 Unprofessional/ Dishonorable Conduct Removed an animal from his clinic to take it on a trip with him, the animal later escaped and was killed when hit by an automobile. Official Reprimand, $500 Admin. penalty, 2-year probated suspension
Brown, James S.
James Brown DVM
3237 Brenham 2001-10 06/21/2001 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 2001 $250 Admin Penalty
Brown, Kelly
Kelly Brown DVM
11109 Midland 14-16 06/03/2014 Patient Records Release Failure to furnish a copy of the complete patient record within 15 days of the client's request.
Informal Reprimand
Brown, Mary
Mary Brown DVM
9500 Dallas 2009-36 06/11/2009 Honesty, Integrity, Fair Dealing Failed to fully discuss with client the availability of alternative procedures for treatment of a canine tooth on dog, including extractions. Informal Reprimand; Restitution $1,500 payable within 30 days.
Brown, Patricia A.
Patricia Brown DVM
9267 Magnolia 2010-40 03/22/2010 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS. $1,000 Admin. penalty
Brown, Rachel
Rachel Brown DVM
12333 Rochester Hills, MI 2014-31 02/18/2014 Professional Standard of Humane Treatment Failure to administer intravenous fluids immediately when an animal presented with signs of acute dehydration.
Formal Reprimand; 3 hrs add'l CE in emergency medicine 
Brown, Raymond L.
Raymond Brown DVM
2589 Burkburnett 2010-33 03/22/2010 Standard of Care Respondent's inadequate declawing of cat left remnants of the P-3 on all ten digits of the front feet. Inadequate declawing required additional surgery to complete the declawing of cat. Informal reprimand; Admin. penalty $500; Restitution $65
Brown, Stacy
Stacy Brown DVM
9530 Van Alstyne 2005-09 02/17/2005 Narcotics Registration Failed to possess a controlled substance registration from the Texas Department of Public Safety. Official Reprimand, Civil Penalty of $250; Jurisprudence
Brown-Norris, Ilona Page
Ilona Brown-Norris DVM
7919 Katy 2016-136 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty
Brumlow, Jerry O.
Jerry Brumlow DVM
1903 Floresbille 1983-01 10/26/1983 Unprofessional/ Dishonorable Conduct Utilizing information gained while providing veterinary services (location of cattle), Dr. Brumlow later returned to the property and removed 11 head of cattle with the intent of permanently depriving the client of ownership of the cattle. Dr. Brumlow had been paid in full for his services. 7-year probated suspension
Bryant, Joey
Joey Bryant DVM
9787 Kyle 2013-87 07/16/2013 Chronically or Habitually Intoxicated, Chemically Dependent, or Addicted to Drugs On August 16, 2012, the Board received a letter from Respondent in which she stated, “The reason my Morphine 25 mg/ml total volume is less than what is in my controlled drug log is because I used it. I ordered (7) 10 ml vials in 2011 (none this year), and all but 9 ml has been diverted by me.” Formal Reprimand; 5 year peer assistance contract; 5 year stayed suspension w/ probation
Bryant, Joey
Joey Bryant DVM
9787 Kyle 2014-159 06/03/2014 Prohibition Against Treatment of Humans, Violation of Board Order Ingested Tramadol without a prescription, injecting Fentanyl without a prescription, submitted urine samples using her own son's urine for random drug screenings, and failed to report her use of Tramadol or Fentanyl without a prescription to the General Counsel of the Board within 24 hours. Violation of Board order 2013-87, demonstrating that Respondent is a continuing and imminent threat to the public welfare. Respondent agreed to voluntarily cancel her license and not seek reinstatement by the Board for five years from the date of this order dated May 22, 2014.
Voluntary surrender of veterinary license in lieu of discipline. Do not seek reinstatement for 5 years.
Bryant, Larry K.
Larry Bryant DVM
9023 Huffman 2010-38 03/22/2010 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS. $500 Admin. penalty
Buback, Timothy J.
Timothy Buback DVM
7283 Stone Mountain 1994-07 06/09/1994 Record Keeping violation Failed to complete a patient record indicating patient history, dates of visits, names and dosages of medications administered and/or dispensed, and other details to substantiate diagnosis and treatment
Official Reprimand
Buchanan, Charles
Charles Buchanan DVM
8108 College Station 1999-06 07/10/1999 Continuing Education Failed to acquire the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 1999. $ $250 Admin Penalty
Buck, Louis E. DECEASED
Louis Buck DVM
1150 Austin 1974-01 6//74 Standard of Care Failure to make or have made an x-ray for diagnostic purposes; professionally improper method of casting and immobilizing dog’s leg; failure to properly apposition the ends of the said broken bones; verbal abuse of client, including the statement that “those other Doctors are trying to rip you off.”
60-day Suspension
Buck, Louis E. DECEASED
Louis Buck DVM
1150 Houston 1978-06 12/15/1979 Unprofessional / Dishonorable Conduct Respondent used libelous statements and profane language when calling another veterinarian to accuse him of being unethical and that he had “ripped off” respondent’s client.
Severely Reprimanded
Buckman, Thomas B.
Thomas Buckman DVM
3349 Austin 1988-24 06/03/1988 Narcotic / Script Failure to maintain adequate records for Controlled Substances and ordering Dextroamphetamine Tablets when not necessary or needed for the care of animals
5 yr prob. Susp.\$500 Admin. Penalty\75 hr CE\200 hr CS\drug depend eval.; Qtr. Rpt.; Jurisp.
Bullard, Randy C.
Randy Bullard DVM
5287 Lubbock 2016-082 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand; Controlled Substances Registration Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty
Bullard, Tommy
Tommy Bullard DVM
2236 Weatherford 1987-21 10/01/1987 Narcotic / Script Failed to maintain adequate patient records on prescriptions written for 430 Ritalin tablets, A schedule II drug; failed to establish patient/veterinarian relationship prior to prescribing; prescribed Ritalin for training purposes and therefore for medically unsound reasons. 5 yrs. prob. Susp.\sur. II& IIN\15 hr/yr. CE\$2,500 Admin. Penalty\qrtly report
Bullard, Tommy
Tommy Bullard DVM
2236 Weatherford 2013-126 10/22/2013 Continuing Education Board received an email from Respondent, informing the Board that he had not completed the required 17 hours of continuing education for calendar year 2012. $500 admin. penalty; Add'l 14 hours of CE.
Bullock, Ryan
Ryan Bullock DVM
10080 Dallas 2007-47 10/11/2007 Other Failed to obtain current Department of Public Safety (DPS) controlled substances certificate
$500 Admin penalty
Burch, John S.
John Burch DVM
1603 Splendora 2013-27 03/25/2013 Professional Standard of Humane Treatment; Honesty, Integrity, Fair Dealing; Lack of Consent;  Patient Record Keeping;  Labeling of Medications Dispensed;  Controlled Substances Record Keeping;  Minimum Security for Controlled Substances;  In the case of a female cat, Respondent failed to diagnose bilateral purulent bronchopneumonia despite repeated examinations at least four times over a two-week period, failed to prescribe long term antibiotics for chronic infection, failed to prescribe any antibiotic other than penicillin when penicillin proved ineffective at treating the infection, dispensed gentamicin without written dosage instructions, with incorrect verbal dosage instructions,  and for the purpose of treating long-term or frequent infections in client's cats when gentimicin is both ototoxic and nephrotoxic. Failed to obtain permission to euthanize client's cat, and failed to inform client he had euthanized the cat. Failed to record the required information on patient chart including weight, differential diagnosis, names, dosages, concentration and routes of administration of drugs. Failed to affix labels to containers of medications dispensed with the required information on labels. Failed to record the name of controlled substances. Failed to store controlled substances securely. Voluntary surrender of veterinary license in lieu of discipline. Do not seek reinstatement for 5 years.
Burchers, Jack M
Jack Burchers DVM
2395 San Antonio 2005-01 10/14/2004 Standard of Care Failed to take radiographs, properly determine the extent of injuries, present client with options for treating the injury, or treat a laceration. Formal Reprimand; Civil Penalty of $1,000; Jurisprudence Exam; 6 hours CE (2 hrs in practice management, 2 hrs in surgery and anesthesia and 2 hrs in pharmacology); Submit copies of 5 patient records each month for 6 consecutive months.
Burchers, Jack M.
Jack Burchers DVM
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2395 San Antonio 1992-16 06/11/1992 Standard of Care; Patient Record Keeping; Controlled Substances Failed to give supportive fluid therapy prior to surgery; offer pre-anesthesia blood work; use all available means to revive the newborn puppies and mother. The amount of Isoflurane used in the dog’s surgery was excessive and could have led to fetal suppression; failed to maintain complete, accurate medical records; failed to maintain log pages that were labeled by drug name. Official Reprimand; 25 hrs CE each year for 2 yrs.; jurisp.; quarterly reports
Burkett, Joseph
Joseph Burkett DVM
3057 Fredericksburg 2000-06 06/08/2000 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 1999 $250 Admin. Penalty
Burns, Dean R.
Dean Burns DVM
5700 Texarkana 2017-017 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Informal Reprimand; $250 admin. penalty
Burnside, Paul
Paul Burnside DVM
8739 Plano 2006-19 06/15/2006 Standard of Care; Honesty, Integrity & Fair Dealing Euthanized an animal after the client had declined the procedure and altered another patient’s records to account for Euthasol utilized. Formal Reprimand
Butler, Brooks
Brooks Butler DVM
12992 Flower Mound 2014-155 06/03/2014 Controlled Substances Registration Respondent could not show proof of current registration with both the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). Respondent had never obtained a DPS controlled substance registration; he was without the requisite registration from the time he began practicing veterinary medicine in June 2013. Respondent's employer provided evidence that Respondent administered, dispensed, and prescribed controlled substances to animals since June 1, 2013.
$1,000 Admin penalty
Bynum, Jeffry
Jeffry Bynum DVM
7822 Frisco 2014-03 02/18/2014 Standard of Care Respondent discharged 12-year-old male pug before patient had fully recovered from sedation. Patient could not walk or stand upon release. More than three hours later client called respondent to report dog had not recovered from sedation and was having trouble breathing. Patient died in the next hour.
Formal Reprimand;  Restitution $409.11
Bynum, Jeffry
Jeffry Bynum DVM
7822 Frisco 2014-168 06/03/2014 Controlled Substances Registration Could not show proof of current controlled substance registration with DPS. Respondent admitted that he had administered, dispensed, and prescribed controlled substances to animals since January 1, 2013.
$500 Admin. Penalty
Byrd, Sydney
Sydney Byrd DVM
1496 Lubbock 1979-04 11/27/1979 Standard of Care Failed to clip hair and properly sterilize surgical area on multiple dogs. Used fishing line as suturing material on multiple dogs. Performed unauthorized diagnosis and treatment against client's express request. Failed to make or have made an x-ray for diagnostic purposes for a different client. Used professionally improper method of immobilizing leg. Failed to use  proper and acceptable methods for sterilizing surgical instruments.
Revoked
Bywaters, Sally
Sally Bywaters DVM
6560 Rockfort 2011-20 12/13/2010 Misuse of DPS/DEA Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS. $500 admin. penalty
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Cadwalder, George R.
George Cadwalder DVM
1561 Houston 1964-01 01/27/1964 Substance Abuse Self-administered narcotic drugs in such quantities and with such frequency as to become addicted. Misuse of Federal Narcotic Permit. Executed and issued fraudulent prescriptions.
5-year probated suspension; Will not apply for Narcotics certification during probation
Cady, Duane L.
Duane Cady DVM
1042 El Paso 1973-01 06/12/1973 Substance Abuse Adjudged by the County Court of El Paso to be mentally ill by reason of chronic alcohol addiction and was ordered committed to a mental hospital for observation and/or treatment
5-year probated suspension; Abstain from alcohol; Qtr. Reports
Cagle, Eric
Eric Cagle DVM
10990 Houston 2011-17 12/13/2010 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS, which expired on February 28, 2010. DPS issued a new controlled substances registration on October 12, 2010. Respondent admitted he dispensed controlled substances to animals after the expiration date of his controlled substances registration. $500 admin. penalty
Calabria, Elizabeth J.
Elizabeth Calabria DVM
6394 Grant, OK 2014-23 02/18/2014 Continuing Education Could not show proof of continuing education (CE) obtained for eight (8) hours as she was required to have for calendar year 2012.
$500 admin. penalty; 8 hrs add'l CE.
Calvert, M. Clint
Clint Calvert DVM
7718 Alvarado 2017-019 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Informal Reprimand
Campbell, Glen A.
Glen Campbell DVM
6791 Garland 2016-061 04/19/2016 Standard of Care; Patient Record Keeping Formal Reprimand; $750 admin. penalty; 3 hrs. add'l CE.
Campbell, Glen
Glen Campbell DVM
6791 Richardson 2015-069 01/27/2015 Failure to Establish Veterinarian - Client - Patient Relationship; Labeling of Medications Dispensed; Use of Prescription Drugs During the Board's compliance inspection of Respondent on June 24, 2014, Board investigator witnessed veterinary technicians vaccinate animals without Respondent examining the animals prior to vaccination. Investigator also witnessed Respondent's staff failing to place prescription labels on prescription medication (heartworm preventative).
Informal Reprimand, $500 admin. penalty, Take and pass jurisprudence exam
Campbell, Glen A.
Glen Campbell DVM
6791 Richardson 2013-141 10/22/2013 Professional Standard of Care; Patient Record Keeping Failed to re-examine a patient, a six-year-old female Blue Heeler, after repeated calls from owner suggesting acute complications following anesthesia and surgery. The patient became increasingly worse and died en route to an emergency clinic. Respondent failed to record required information in the patient record including details necessary to substantiate examination, diagnosis and treatment, nor was there any record of the repeated phone calls made by the owner or any record of Respondent's diagnosis or advice to the owner. Formal Reprimand; Add'l 3 hours CE - record keeping; ; $500 admin. penalty
Campbell, Glen Arthur
Glen Campbell DVM
6791 Dallas 2001-01 02/15/2001 Standard of Care Failed to make arrangements for adequate care for an animal prior to leaving the clinic. Reprimand; $500 Admin Penalty
Campbell, Kellee
Kellee Campbell DVM
4691 Austin 1986-01 05/01/1986 Allowing Illegal Practice Allowed an un-licensed employee to administer rabies vaccinations when no licensed veterinarian was on the premises. 1 yr. Prob. Susp.\50 hrs CS\30-day reports
Cannon, Joe E.
Joe Cannon DVM
2724 Grand Prairie 1988-04 02/01/1988 Narcotic / Script Administered Ritalin, a Schedule II drug, when not necessary or required for care of animals on 6 occasions. 1 yr prob. Susp.\$1,000 Admin. Penalty\15 hrs. CE, Qt. Rpt
Cannon, Thomas S.
Thomas Cannon DVM
5039 Winona 1988-06 02/04/1988 Narcotic / Script Failed to maintain patient records reflecting the use of Ritalin; Administered the Ritalin as a training aid for use in a barrel racing horse, this is not necessary or needed for the care of the animal 1 yr prob.. Susp.\surrender II & IIN\$500 Admin. Penalty\15 hrs CE; Qt. Rpts.
Caplan, Elaine
Elaine Caplan DVM
4920 Austin 2013-66 07/16/2013 Controlled Substances Record Keeping Board investigator conducted an onsite investigation at Respondent's clinic, and found that the controlled substances log available on the premises did not list the current balance on hand for any of the controlled substances. Instead, one record for each bottle indicated the quantity remaining in that specific bottle. A running total current balance on hand was not maintained for any of the controlled substances in the inventory. Informal Reprimand;  $1,000 admin. penalty; 
Carlo, Enrique
Enrique Carlo DVM
10622 Birmingham AL 2011-18 12/13/2010 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS, which expired on February 28, 2010. Respondent practiced in Texas for one day, September 2, 2010. $500 admin. penalty
Carlton, David
David Carlton DVM
3904 Dallas 2008-02 02/14/2008 Standard of Care From December 2005 through April 2006 the patient was seen by licensee multiple times, yet no second opinion was requested or referral made during this period although the dog’s condition was deteriorating. The dog died on May 10.
Informal Reprimand
Carmen, Keidra M.
Keidra Carmen DVM
11172 Missouri City, TX 2014-33 02/18/2014 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Respondent admitted that she administered, dispensed, and prescribed controlled substances for approximately six (6) months after the expiration of her controlled substance registration on February 28, 2013
$500 admin. penalty
Carroll, Benjamin H.
Benjamin Carroll DVM
3382 Fort Worth 1999-03 02/04/1999 Allowing Illegal Practice; Record Keeping Allowed an un-licensed employee to perform a de-claw; Failed to maintain adequate patient records Official Reprimand; $250 Admin Penalty; Jurisprudence
Carter, Adam
Adam Carter DVM
11816 San Antonio 2013-129 10/22/2013 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration During a compliance inspection on Respondent at Becker Animal Hospital, it was determined that Respondent's controlled substance registration with the Texas DPS had expired on February 28, 2013, and was renewed on May 2, 2013. Respondent admitted that he had administered controlld substances during that time. $500 admin. penalty; 
Carter, Cole
Cole Carter DVM
11817 Hutto 2012-74 07/24/2012 Continuing Education Could not show proof of five acceptable CE hours obtained for 2011. Respondent had completed only 12 hours of CE for calendar year 2011. $500 admin. penalty; Add'l 5 hours CE
Carter, Cynthia L.
Cynthia Carter DVM
12459 Austin 2015-141 07/21/2015 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty
Carter, Gary L.
Gary Carter DVM
9026 Grand Prairie 2005-63 10/13/2005 Other Referred to Peer Assistance for evaluation and treatment, entered an evaluation and rehabilitation program in Louisiana but left the program against medical advice. Voluntary License Suspension
Carter, Ronnie
Ronnie Carter DVM
3553 Grand Saline 2013-42 03/25/2013 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS, which expired on February 28, 2012. DPS terminated Respondent's license due to non-renewal on August 28, 2012. Respondent admitted that he had administered, dispensed and prescribed controlled substances during that time.
$500 admin. penalty; 
Carter, Wendi D.
Wendi Carter DVM
10376 McKinney 2009-40 06/11/2009 DPS/DEA Registration Failed to maintain a current DPS controlled substance registration between February 28, 2008 and July 31, 2008. $500 admin penalty payable within 45 days
Casey, Gwenn D.
Gwenn Casey DVM
3727 Baytown 1995-18 06/12/1998 Narcotic / Script Failed to maintain controlled substances log as required by federal law, as demonstrated by audit of his records on April 4, 1995.
5-year probated suspension; drug, alcohol and chemical dependency evaluation; Peer Assistance; random alcohol and drug screening; qrtly reports; unannounced inspections of medical records and practice; $10,000 Admin. Penalty; surrender DEA & DPS certificates; provide a copy of order to all vet. Practices, vet. Hospitals where he will practice; provide written reports regarding medical condition and compliance upon request; reside in Texas during probation;
Casillas, Juan F.
Juan Casillas DVM
2850 Montebello CA 2016-020 01/26/2016 Loss of Accreditation Informal Reprimand; 3 hrs. add'l CE
Cate, Ryan E.
Ryan Cate DVM
11344 Weatherford 2015-049 07/21/2015 Supervision of Non-veterinarians Informal Reprimand
Cator, Robert L. Jr.
Robert Cator DVM
2397 Mission 1985-04 12/19/1985 Accreditation Action Drew blood from certain livestock in the State of Colorado for submission to the Colorado Cooperative Brucellosis Laboratory against the specific regulations and instructions of federal and state authorities. Dr. Cator was not licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Colorado nor authorized to perform Brucellosis testing in that state. Reprimanded; Ordered to refrain from practicing outside Texas unless duly licensed.
Cavitt, Justin L.
Justin Cavitt DVM
10671 Troup 2016-097 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand; Patient Record Keeping; Rabies Control Formal Reprimand; $1,500 admin. penalty; 3 hrs. add'l CE.
Cerelli, Justin
Justin Cerelli DVM
8304 Edinburg 2007-23 2/12/2009 Standard of Care Should have utilized more aggressive diagnostic procedures based on patient’s history. Client had inquired as to whether appropriate testing should be done but it was not provided. Necropsy showed severe peritonitis and perforated intestine.
Formal Reprimand
Champlin, Patrick J.
Patrick Champlin DVM
6206 Dallas 2015-190 01/26/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand; Minimum Security for Controlled Substances
Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty; Take and pass jurisprudence exam.
Chandler, Lesley Brooke Miller
Lesley Chandler DVM
10734 Groves 2016-156 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Informal Reprimand
Chao, Joanna
Joanna Chao DVM
7924 Irving 2002-01 02/21/2002 Standard of Care Failed to completely remove ovaries of an animal which led to two other surgeries to correct the problem $250 Admin. Penalty
Chaparro, Ivan
Ivan Chaparro DVM
12283 Ocala, FL 2012-80 10/30/2012 Fraud / Deception in Process to Obtain License Fraud or deception in the examination process or to obtain a license. Respondent stated in his application for a Texas license that he had never been a party to, or a witness in, a veterinary medicine or education administrative hearing(s) held by other boards, the racing commission, or licensing jurisdictions. In fact, Respondent had been a party to more than one administrative proceeding regarding the practice of veterinary medicine, including the suspension of his veterinary assistant license by the Texas Racing Commission because he was found to be in possession of veterinary syringes, needles, controlled substances, and was found to be practicing veterinary medicine without the presence or direct supervision of a properly licensed veterinarian. Informal Reprimand
Chapman, Denice R. (Griffin)
Denice Chapman DVM
8541
Stephenville 2002-26 06/13/2002 Other – DPS Registration Failed to obtain a DPS Controlled Substance Registration. Official Reprimand; Civil Penalty of $250; Take and pass Jurisprudence Exam
Chastain, Alan D.
Alan Chastain DVM


2013-63 03/25/2013 Reporting of Criminal Activity Failed to notify the Board of his arrest on November 18, 2011, in Bexar County, Texas for Assault Causing Bodily Injury, a Class A Misdemeanor. Voluntary surrender of veterinary license in lieu of discipline. Do not seek reinstatement for 5 years.
Chavez, Gloria
Gloria Chavez DVM
9536 Humble 2012-03 03/27/2012 Continuing Education Could not show proof of continuing education (CE) obtained for nine hours during calendar year 2010. $500 admin. penalty; Add'l 9 hours CE
Chenault, Henry L.
Henry Chenault DVM
2879 Hurst 1988-03 10/01/1987 Allowing Illegal Practice Allowed an un-licensed employee to perform spays, neuters and de-claws 1 yr prob. Susp.\50 hrs CS\20 hrs.CE\$1,000 fine\qtr. rpt
Chucle, Jeanne
Jeanne Chucle DVM
7324 Houston 2005-21 02/17/2005 Standard of Care Failed to immediately start the patient and the client’s other dog on vitamin K1 when the patient was presented for possible poisoning and continue the therapy; provided incorrect information on clotting times to the client; failed to investigate when a sudden decline in HCT indicated a possible bleeding event. Formal Reprimand; Civil Penalty of $500
Chucle, Jeanne
Jeanne Chucle DVM
7324 Houston 2006-51 10/12/2006 Standard of Care Failed to provide adequate care for an animal whose condition was deteriorating, even though she had a written pre-authorization to provide all necessary treatment and medications. Formal Reprimand; Admin. Penalty $500
Chucle, Jeanne
Jeanne Chucle DVM
7324 Houston 2007-25 06/14/2007 Records Keeping, Unnecessary / Unauthorized Treatment Did not obtain authorization from client for services performed; failed to provide copy of the euthanasia release form to client. Formal Reprimand, Admin penalty of $1,000 payable within 45 days; License suspended for a period of 24 months, period of suspension to be fully probated; shall refund to complainant $100 paid by the complainant for euthanasia, must be paid within 45 days.
Chucle, Jeanne
Jeanne Chucle DVM
7324 Houston 2014-101 06/03/2014 Supervision of  Non-licensed Employees, Responsibility for Unlicensed and Licensed Employees Improper delegation of care and/or treatment duties to a non-veterinarian, or fails to properly supervise the non-veterinarian performing delegated duties. Non-veterinarian clinic groomer administered Isoflurane anesthesia to female cat prior to grooming. Respondent left the clinic while cat was still under anesthesia; cat had difficulty recovering from anesthesia. Cat passed away.
Formal Reprimand, Admin penalty of $1,500 payable within 45 days
Chucle, Jeanne
Jeanne Chucle DVM
7324 Houston 2014-124 06/03/2014 Direct Responsibility to Client, Failure to Post Complaint Informationn Notice, Failure to Display License, Controlled Substances Record Keeping, Formed Partnership with Person Unlicensed to Practice Veterinary Medicine Respondent failed to inform clients and other visitors how to file complaints with the Board by including the Board's address and telephone numbers on a written notice, brochure, or statement on each written bill, invoice or receipt. Failed to maintain records for each controlled substance in her possession, including the balance on hand.  Respondent was employed by a clinic owned by a non-licensed person.
Formal Reprimand, Admin penalty of $2,500 payable within 45 days. Take and pass jurisprudence exam.
Cigainero, Travis
Travis Cigainero DVM
5581 Pittsburg 2013-62 03/25/2013 Reporting of Criminal Activity Failed to notify the Board of his arrest at the Dallas Fort-Worth Airport in Tarrant County, Texas on August 16, 2011, for placing his handgun for which he has a concealed handgun license, in luggage that he attempted to take with him through security as carry-on luggage. Respondent was arrested for Unlawful Carrying of Weapons in Places Weapons Prohibited, a third-degree felony. Informal Reprimand;  $500 admin. penalty; 
Clardy, H. Dean
Dean Clardy DVM
5459 Argyle 2009-51 06/11/2009 DPS/DEA Registration Failed to be currently registered with the Texas DPS to dispense controlled substances. $500 admin penalty payable within 45 days
Clark, James "Buck"
Buck Clark DVM
8987 Aubrey 2002-10 02/21/2002 Practicing Veterinary Medicine without a License Practiced Veterinary Medicine without a license while an intern at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center. Dr. Clark later applied for and received a license. Official Reprimand, 1-year Suspension, 9 months Probated.
Clary, Bradley D.
Bradley Clary DVM
9311 Lufkin 2017-006 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Formal Reprimand; $1,500 admin. penalty.
Claxton, Rodger
Rodger Claxton DVM
10323 Albuquerque NM 578-10
-3701
09/10/2010 Continuing Education Failed to report sufficient number of continuing education (CE) hours during the reporting period. Respondent or his representative did not appear during administrative hearing. $1,000 Admin. penalty; Add'l 17 hrs. CE
Clemans, Jessica
Jessica Clemans DVM
11897 Akron, OH 2012-114 10/30/2012 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration During an on site compliance inspection on May 9, 2012, the Board determined that Respondent's controlled substance registration had expired on February 28, 2012. Respondent admitted that she had administered, dispensed and prescribed controlled substances during that time. $500 admin. penalty
Clement, Boyd T.
Boyd Clement DVM
3908 Sunland Park, NM 2008-09 06/19/2008 Continuing Education Could not show proof of CE obtained for 14 ½ hours during calendar year 2005.
$500 admin penalty
Cloutier, Allen A.
Allen Cloutier DVM
7157 Whitesboro 2015-186 10/13/2015 Supervision of Non-licensed Persons; Responsibility for Unlicensed Employees Informal Reprimand
Cobb, Robert L.
Robert Cobb DVM
4497 Midland 2008-53 06/19/2008 Continuing Education Could not show proof of CE obtained for 17 hours during calendar year 2007
$500 admin penalty; Additional 17 hours CE by end of calendary year 2008
Cobb, Robert L.
Robert Cobb DVM
4497 Midland 2011-67 06/28/2011 Supervision of Non Licensed Employees; Professional Standard of Humane Treatment Respondent performed declaw surgery on an 11-month old cat without incident. However, the right paw bled excessively and required a heavier bandage to control the bleeding. A technician failed to remove the bandages from both paws. Owner returned three days after surgery as the cat's right paw was swollen and bleeding and needed to have the bandages removed. A second opinion examination disclosed necrotic tissue on the cat's right paw, eventually requiring amputation of the cat's right leg due to a tight wrap for excessive bleeding and failure of the Respondent's technician to remove the bandages prior to discharge.  Informal Reprimand; $90 Restitution.
Coble, Teresa W.
Teresa Coble DVM
4086 Uvalde 1992-22 10/22/1992 Allowing Illegal Practice; Unprofessional / Dishonorable Conduct Entered into an arrangement with unlicensed persons to supervise their sheep and goat ultrasound pregnancy testing program, the un-licensed individuals diagnosed pregnancies of sheep and goats for various clients without benefit of Dr. Cobles presence during testing; Accepted a portion of the fees charged for these services; Advertised the ultrasound service on a one page circular with her name, the name, address, and telephone number of the clinic; Promised to refer clients to the unlicensed individuals for pregnancy testing. Official Reprimand; $500 Admin. Penalty; jurisp.
Coffman, Alan E.
Alan Coffman DVM
9540 Allen 2015-191 10/13/2015 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand
Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty.
Coleman, David
David Coleman DVM
2109 Hunt 2009-58 06/11/2009 Other Failed to report pet vaccination clinic in accordance with Rule 573.70; specifically, failed to provide notification of the temporary limited-service clinic at least 48 hours before the clinic begins operation. $500 admin penalty payable within 45 days
Colvin, Robert O.
Robert Colvin DVM
3389 El Paso 1987-03 01/30/1987 Narcotic/Script Dr. Colvin ordered Schedule II substances and failed to maintain records on their disposition; wrote Triplicate Prescriptions and failed to maintain records as to the disposition of the drugs; was admitted to the Hotel Dieu Treatment Center for treatment of chronic abuse and addiction to chemical substances 2 yr. Prob. Susp.\surrender II & IIN\peer asst.\quar rep.
Colvin, Robert
Robert Colvin DVM
3389 Boerne 2012-43 03/27/2012 Continuing Education Could not show proof of acceptable continuing education (CE) hours for 2011. $500 admin. penalty; Add'l 17 hours CE
Conklin, Britton
Britton Conklin DVM
9033 Bushland 2009-29 03/25/2013 Professional Standard of Humane Treatment; Responsibility to Refer a Case In the case of a five-year-old quarter horse: Failure to use fixation for the treatment of fracture; failure to appropriately place a transfixation pin cast; failure to conduct a venogram to check for lack of blood flow and failure to protect the injured hoof from infection; failure to obtain consent to euthanize the horse or to refuse to treat the horse further. Treatment of a fractured P2 bone in keeping with the standard of care requires complicated surgery that is beyond the capabilities of the average equine veterinarian and was beyond capabilities of Respondent on April 27, 2006. Respondent should have referred this case to an equine orthopedic surgery specialist. 
Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty
Connolly, Toby T.
Toby Connolly DVM
12288 Roanoke 2015-123 07/21/2015 Standard of Care Formal Reprimand; $500 admin. penalty; 6 hrs. add'l CE
Conway, Jerry G.
Jerry Conway DVM
3910 Comanche 1987-10 06/12/1987 Narcotic/Script Failed to maintain adequate records for Ritalin and Dilaudid, Schedule II drugs; failed to establish a patient/veterinarian relationship prior to prescribing both drugs; 5 yr. Susp.\4 yrs. Probated, surrender II & IIN\jurisp\qtr rep., 20 CE per year for 5 years
Cooper, B. Kent
Kent Cooper DVM
3909 Grand Prairie 2016-005 10/13/2015 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand
Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty
Cooper, Doyle B.
Doyle Cooper DVM
2241 San Antonio 1998-01 02/26/1998 Standard of Care; Unnecessary/ Unauthorized Treatment Accidentally euthanized the wrong animal. Official Reprimand
Cooper, Gary W.
Gary Cooper DVM
2882 Granbury 2004-32 10/14/2004 Standard of Care; Patient Record Keeping Administered an excessive dose of Ketophen to a patient as well as NSAIDs (Ketophen and Rimadyl); failed to maintain complete, accurate patient records. Formal Reprimand
Cooper, Patricia A.
Patricia Cooper DVM
3731 Houston 2013-53 07/16/2013 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS, which expired on February 28, 2012. Respondent practiced veterinary medicine without a DPS controlled substance registration in February and March 2012.  Respondent administered, dispensed and prescribed controlled substances during that time. $500 admin. penalty; 
Copeland, Donald
Donald Copeland DVM
2592 Houston 2014-171 01/27/2015 Supervision of Non - Veterinarians; Unauthorized Treatment Respondent improperly delegated task of determining whether 14.5-year-old non-ambulatory cat was in an appropriate state to be released. Respondent performed unauthorized treatment by removing plaque from cat's teeth without authorization from owner. Cat passed away two days later. Informal Reprimand
Cordero-Valentin, Melissa
Melissa Cordero-Valentin DVM
12589 Ft. Worth 2013-132 10/22/2013 Responsibility for Acceptance of Medical Care On February 2, 2013, Respondent told owner that she herself would be performing the dental cleaning on owner's three-year-old Maltese dog. Instead, on February 10, 2013, another veterinarian performed the dental cleaning. Neither Respondent, who was out on medical leave, nor any member of the hospital staff informed client that Respondent was not performing the dental cleaning. Informal Reprimand
Cordon, Eva M.
Eva Cordon DVM
8638 Sugar Land 2002-49 10/17/2002 Standard of Care; Record Keeping Failed to consult an animal’s chart or records; Failed to perform an adequate physical assessment of the animal to determine the condition after being informed that the animal was not eating; Failed to assure that the animal was receiving proper postsurgical medications, including pain medications; Failed to eave instructions for continuing postoperative care when she went offduty; and Failed to record entries and observations in the patient records. Official Reprimand; $500 Admin Penalty
Cordon, Eva M.
Eva Cordon DVM
8638 Sugar Land 2015-103 07/21/2015 Continuing Education $1,500 admin penalty; Additional 7.5 hours CE
Cordray, David
David Cordray DVM
5710 Elma, WA 2015-056 01/27/2015 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the full 17 hours of continuing education required during calendar year 2013. Respondent failed to obtain 6 of the required 17 hours of continuing education for calendar year 2013. Respondent, at the time he renewed his license, reported to the Board that he had obtained all 17 hours of continuing education. $1,500 admin penalty; Additional 6 hours CE by end of one year from date of board order.
Cornelius, Christie L.
Christie Cornelius DVM
9796 Houston 2009-47 06/11/2009 DPS/DEA Registration Controlled substances registration expired on Feb. 28, 2008. New registration was issued on September 10, 2008; however, she was without a controlled substances registration during that time. $500 admin penalty payable within 45 days
Cornelius, Christie
Christie Cornelius DVM
9796 Houston 2013-161 10/22/2013 Continuing Education Respondent did not complete the required 17 hours of continuing education for calendar year 2012. $500 admin. penalty; Add'l 2.5 hours of CE.
Cortinas, Ana D.
Ana Cortinas DVM
10324 Mesa
AZ
2008-96 10/16/2008 Continuing Education Could not show proof of continuing education (CE) obtained for six (6) hours during calendar year 2007
$500 admin penalty payable within 45 days
Corum, Herbert K.
Herbert Corum DVM
1563 Alice 1969-02 01/22/1969 Honesty, Integrity, Fair Dealing Dr. Corum went into business with James Scott Briggs, D.V.M. who was not licensed in Texas to practice veterinary medicine. Dr. Corum , knowing that Dr. Briggs was not licensed in this state, advertised that Dr. Briggs was practicing at the Corum Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Corum allowed Dr. Briggs to practice veterinary medicine at his clinic without a Texas license 6-mo probated suspension, Qtr. Reports
Corum, Herbert K.
Herbert Corum DVM
1563 Alice 1979-06 N/A Substance Abuse Practicing while under the influence of alcohol Not rendered – informal agreement reached
Corum, Herbert K.
Herbert Corum DVM
1563 Huntsville 1981-02 02/08/1982 Violation of Board Order Prescribing a Schedule II Controlled Substance without a Controlled Substances Registration Certification Attend AA; Not possess, administer or prescribe schedule II, IIN, III controlled substances; Appear before Board as requested; Rehabilitate self. Agreement violated. Revoked
Corum, Herbert K.
Herbert Corum DVM
1563 Silsbee 1981-01 05/03/1981 Felony Conviction Felony conviction under Article 7465a(d) of the Veterinary Licensing Act. Revoked
Costello, David
David Costello DVM
3733 Kaufman 2006-07 02/16/2006 Continuing Education Failed to obtain any of the required continuing education hours for 2004 $250 Admin Penalty
Costello, David
David Costello DVM
3733 Kaufman 2011-90 10/18/2011 Continuing Education Respondent did not obtain the required 17 hours of continuing education for calendar year 2010 $500 admin. penalty; Add'l 17 hours CE.
Cotter, Steven R.
Steven Cotter DVM
4699 Boyd 1997-11 06/11/1998 Standard of Care Failed to discover a retained pup during a physical examination Official Reprimand.
Coursey, Gary N.
Gary Coursey DVM
3911 Houston 1992-07 01/29/1992 Narcotic/Script; Record Keeping Ordered and dispensed Diazepam, controlled substance, without a valid DEA or DPS Narcotics Registration Certificate; Ordered the controlled substances for “Office Use”; Failed to maintain controlled substances inventory records Off. Reprimand \20 hrs CE by 02/01/92; jurisp; submit records on controlled substances purchased and pages from drug inventory log for 1 yr.; seek, counseling for procrastination & submit documentation of enrollment\quarterly reports.
Cousins, Weldon Mark
Weldon Cousins DVM
11245 New Orleans, LA 2015-105 07/21/2015 Continuing Education $1,500 admin penalty; Additional 17 hours CE
Courtney, Quinn M.
Quinn Courtney DVM
6714 Dalhart 2000-17 06/08/2000 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 2000. $250 Admin. Penalty.
Cox, James
James Cox DVM
5254 Sugarland 2012-34 07/24/2012 Violation of Board Order; Duty to Cooperate with Board Respondent failed to provide the Board with documentation that he had taken the four hours of continuing education (CE) ordered in Agreed Order 2009-44. Failed to respond to Board's repeated requests for information, including failure to respond to certified mail sent by the Board.  Formal Reprimand; Add'l 4 hours CE in emergency medicine; $4,000 admin. penalty
Cox, James L.
James Cox DVM
5254 Sugar Land 2009-44 06/11/2009 Violation of Board Order On April 15, 2005, executed Agreed Order 2005-25 with the TBVME requiring him to pay an administrative penalty of $1,250 and take an additional four hours of continuing education in emergency medicine by June 9, 2006. To date (May 11, 2009) has not provided proof that the continuing education courses were completed. Formal Reprimand; $500 admin penalty payable within 45 days.
Cox, James L.
James Cox DVM
5254 Sugar Land 2009-45 06/11/2009 Violation of Board Order On May 30, 2006, executed Agreed Order 2006-46 with the TBVME requiring him to pay an administrative penalty of $500 by July 31, 2006. To date (May 11, 2009) has not paid the administrative penalty. Formal Reprimand; $500 admin penalty payable within 45 days.
Cox, James L.
James Cox DVM
5254 Sugar Land 2005-25 06/09/2005 Standard of Care; Duty to Cooperate; Licensee Address Failed to adequately diagnose and treat a patient; Failed to respond to requests in a timely manner; Failed to notify the Board of residence address Formal Reprimand; Civil Penalty of $1,250; Complete 4 hours of CE in approved course of Emergency Medicine and provide proof of completion within 12 months of order.
Cox, James L.
James Cox DVM
5254 Sugar Land 2006-46 06/15/2006 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required CE hours for Calendar years 2003 and 2004. $500 Admin Penalty
Craciun, Ovidiu
Ovidiu Craciun DVM
10800 Austin 2016-102 10/18/2016 Prohibition Against Interference or Intervention; Prohibited Practices Related to Certain Entities Informal Reprimand; Take and pass jurisprudence exam
Crawford, Sarah
Sarah Crawford DVM
10858 Austin 2013-119 07/16/2013 Controlled Substances Record Keeping On Februry 7, 2013, Board investigator conducted an onsite inspection at Respondent's clinic and discovered that the controlled substances log available on the premises did not list the current balance on hand for Euthasol and Morphine. Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty
Creach, Curtis D.
Curtis Creach DVM
7930 Abilene 2010-22 12/08/2009 Other - Reporting of Criminal Activity Failed to notify the Board of his arrest for a felony offense relating to the practice of veterinary medicine on October 1, 2008. $500 Admin. Penalty
Criswell, Warren
Warren Criswell DVM


2013-16 03/25/2013 Continuing Education Could not show proof of 17 acceptable continuing education (CE) hours obtained for 2011. $500 admin. penalty; Add'l 17 hours of CE; submit for evaluation.
Crossland, Amber
Amber Crossland DVM
6797 Dripping Springs 2009-46 06/11/2009 Continuing Education Lacked eleven (11) continuing education (CE) hours for calendar year 2006. $500 admin penalty payable within 45 days; Complete additional 11 hours of CE within 1 year
Crouch, Gary W.
Gary Crouch DVM
2688 Brownsville 1988-29 08/04/1988 Narcotic/Script Failed to maintain adequate records for Numorphan, Dilaudid and Ritalin, Schedule II drugs; Failed to utilize Triplicate Prescription forms; Prescribed, dispensed and/or administered Controlled Substances for use in/on horses for racing/training purposes when not necessary or required for their care; failed to maintain adequate records to substantiate the use of the Controlled Substances. 1 yr prob. Susp\surrender II& IIN\$500 Admin. Penalty\25 hrs CE; Qtr. Rpt.
Crouch, Gary
Gary Crouch DVM
2688 Brownsville 2013-43 03/25/2013 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS, which expired on February 28, 2012. The registration was later terminated due to non-renewal on August 28, 2012. Respondent admitted he had administered, dispensed, and prescribed controlled substances during that period of time. $500 admin. penalty; 
Crouch, Ginanna L.
Ginanna Crouch DVM
4098 Brownsville 1997-20 02/26/1998 Standard of Care Failed to conduct skin scrapings and render a definite diagnoses of an animal’s skin condition Official Reprimand
Crouch, Ginanna Lue
Ginanna Crouch DVM
4098 Brookshire 2016-138 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty.
Crow, Emil W.
Emil Crow DVM
1510 Arlington 1978-03 05/22/1978 Unprofessional / Dishonorable Conduct, Narcotic / Script The writing of fictitious prescriptions for, and obtaining dangerous drugs and/or controlled substances
Revoked
Cruzen, Roy
Roy Cruzen DVM
4502 Houston 2009-74 10/26/2009 DPS/DEA Registration Failed to maintain a current DPS controlled substance registration. $500 Admin Penalty
Culp, Larry D.
Larry Culp DVM
3916 Amarillo 2005-07 02/17/2005 Treatment of Humans; Record Keeping; Narcotics Prescribed hydrocodone cough syrup for an employee’s dog, knowing that the drug was for the intended use of an employee; Notated in patient records that a prescribed controlled substance was for an animal, when the drug’s intended use was for an employee; Failed to establish adequate security to prevent unauthorized access to controlled substances; Failed to maintain accurate, complete controlled substance records. Official Reprimand; Civil Penalty of $1,000, Jurisprudence Exam; Submit all controlled substances logs and records at the end of 180 days and again at the end of 360 days.
Curbo, David L.
David Curbo DVM
7692 Livingston 2015-132 07/21/2015 Supervision of Non - Licensed Employees Formal Reprimand, $2,000 admin. penalty, Take and pass jurisprudence exam
Curry, Bishop B.
Bishop Curry DVM
3866 Mt. Vernon 2014-207 10/21/2014 Controlled Substances Registration; Adherence to the Law Failure to renew controlled substance registration with the Texas DPS. Respondent admitted to administrating and dispensing controlled substances after registration expired.
$500 admin. penalty
Curtis, Shauna R.
Shauna Curtis DVM
10146 Tyler, TX 2014-17 02/18/2014 Default on Student Loan Default on student loan. Texas Student Loan Corporation notified the Board that Respondent was in arrears on her student loans.
Informal Reprimand; $500 admin. penalty
Custer, Lamon L.
Lamon Custer DVM
10087 Winnie 2016-111 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Informal Reprimand; $250 admin. penalty.
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License # City Docket # Date of Action Violation Summary Sanction
Daniel, Lisa Y.
Lisa Daniel DVM
7511 Austin 2016-062 04/19/2016 Standard of Care Formal Reprimand; 3 hrs add'l CE
Daniels, Melinda 7444 Terrell 2008-14 02/14/2008 Continuing Education Could not show proof of CE obtained for 17 hours during calendar year 2004, 17 hours for calendar year 2005, and 17 hours for calendar year 2006.
Admin penalty $1,250 paid w/in 45 days (3/30/08), additional 17 hours of CE by end of CY2008, documentation shall be received by 1/30/09 & if not received w/in 45 days of 1/30/09, license shall be suspended until CE penalty is completed.
Daniels, Randal K. 5172 Carrollton 2010-50 03/22/2010 Substance Abuse Investigation was opened by the Board regarding the diversion of controlled substances for self-medication. Respondent surrendered his DEA controlled substances registration. The Texas DPS revoked his controlled substances registration due to his voluntary surrender of his DEA registration. Respondent has failed to fully comply with the Board's Peer Assistance Program. Formal reprimand, Enter Peer Assistance Program for 5 years or place license in inactive status
Daniels, Randal
also see order from SOAH
5172 Carrollton 2011-77 10/18/2011 Violation of Board Order Violation of Board order by failure to comply with required participation in peer assistance program.
Revoked
Danks, Cristina M.
Cristina Danks DVM
14158 El Paso 2017-020 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Informal Reprimand; $500 admin. penalty.
Darter, David A. 1609 Crystal City 1995-07 02/24/1995 Allowing Illegal Practice Allowed his unlicensed employee to perform activities that constitutes the unlawful practice of veterinary medicine.
5 year probated suspension, $2,500 Admin. Penalty, Jurisprudence. Qtr. Rpts.
Davidson, Wendi 9312 San Angelo 2007-21 02/08/2007 Felony Conviction Convicted by the 51st Judicial Court of Tom Green County, Texas, of murder, a first degree felony
Revoked
Davis, Cal E.
Cal Davis DVM
9038 Weatherford 2017-021 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Formal Reprimand; $750 admin. penalty.
Davis, Charles D. DECEASED 1718 Gainesville 1959-01 10/19/1959 Unprofessional / Dishonorable Conduct In the respondent’s absence, allowed an unlicensed employee to administer anesthetic to a dog, who then died.
1-year Probated Suspension; Qtr. Reports
Davis-Hernandez, April 7727 Lubbock 1999-12 07/10/1999 Continuing Education Failed to acquire the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 1999. $250 Admin Penalty
Davis, Katherine 8206 Plano 2010-56 06/28/2010 Misuse of DPS/DEA Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the DPS. Registration expired on February 28, 2009. DPS renewed it in August 2009. $500 admin. penalty
Davis, Patricia R.
8917 Harker Heights 2009-42 06/11/2009 DPS/DEA Registration Failed to maintain a current DPS controlled substance registration between February 28, 2008 and September 10, 2008. $500 Admin. penalty payable within 45 days
De Bie, Mary E.
Mary De Bie DVM
13863 Texarkana 2016-128 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Informal Reprimand
Decola, Kristen E.
Kristen Decola DVM
10993 New Braunfels 2016-045 01/26/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty.
Deen, Travis D. 3068 Wills Point 1993-15 10/07/1993 Standard of Care Failed to properly identify a caller, to complete a patient form, to correctly identify a horse that was to be castrated, resulting in the castration of the wrong animal; Failed to establish a veterinarian/client/patient relationship prior to performing the surgery. Official Reprimand; $500 Admin. Penalty; unannounced inspection of records; Jurisprudence
DeFex, Dorothy H.
Dorothy DeFex DVM
10941 San Antonio 2016-043 01/26/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty.
Deiss, Tracey L. 8314 Irving 2002-02 02/21/2002 Standard of Care Failed to recognize that the tissue removed from an animal during an exploratory surgery was not ovarian and failed to successfully find and remove ovarian tissue which was discovered in a later surgery by another veterinarian. Reprimanded; $250 Admin Penalty
DeLaune, Scarlett M.
Scarlett DeLaune DVM
9039 The Woodlands 14-12 10/21/2014 Fraud or Deception to Obtain License In her application for veterinary license, Respondent failed to disclose her arrest in 1986 for felony possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and instead provided only information regarding a DWI (driving while intoxicated) offense.
Informal Reprimand
Dempsey, Edward C.
Edward Dempsey DVM
11114 Houston 2016-026 07/19/2016 Continuing Education $750 admin. penalty; 17 hrs add'l CE
Dennis, Richard A. 2244 Pilot Point 2008-06 02/14/2008 Record Keeping Failed to timely provide radiographs from an examination after multiple requests by the client extending over a period of approximately ten months. Radiographs were of poor quality and did not identify which hoof of the horse was radiographed. Client sold horse under the notion that the horse was in good condition. New owner had the horse’s feet radiographed, revealing the horse had navicular changes.
Informal Reprimand
Dennis, Richard A. 2244 Pilot Point 2009-30 2/12/2009 Standard of Care Failed to properly perform spay surgery, leaving an intact left ovary in a cat.
Informal Reprimand
DeRusha, Randal 8315 Aubrey 2006-59 10/12/2006 Continuing Education Failed to acquire 7 of the required 17 hours for 2004. Admin. Penalty $500
Devine, Caroline 9562 Austin 2007-42 10/11/2007 Other Did not possess a current controlled substance registration from the Texas DPS
$500 Admin penalty
Dhami, Dilraj 10022 Richmond 2013-122 10/22/2013 Notification of Licensee Address Failure to notify the Board of a change of practice address within 60 days of the change.
$500 admin. penalty; 
Dickson, Chad 7634 Aubrey 2012-129 10/30/2012 Professional Standard of Humane Treatment;  Supervision of Non Licensed Employees Failure to ensure that clinic staff alerted Respondent that two year old German Shorthaired Pointer had not fully recovered after castration procedure and appeared “wobbly” and “out of it” at the time of release. Necropsy indicated that dog had bled to death.
Formal Reprimand; $80 restitution
Dickson, Chad 7634 Aubrey 2013-139 10/22/2013 Professional Standard of Care; Supervision of Non-licensed Employees Failure to examine an animal prior to immunization to ensure that the animal was not immunocompromised. Standard of care in Respondent's community or similar communities is to examine an animal prior to the prescription or the administration of any vaccination, in order to determine if the animal is suffering from some illness, injury or other condition that could render the animal immunocompromised and thereby prevent the animal from having a normal immune reaction to the vaccine. Allowed unlicensed individuals under his supervision to administer vaccines when he had not examined the animal and therefore had not established or maintained a veterinarian-client-patient relationship.
Formal Reprimand; Take and pass jurisprudence exam
Dietz, James W. 6609 Plano 2002-36 06/13/2002 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 2000 and 2001. $250 Admin. Penalty
Diffily, Jefferson P. 6610 Arlington 1997-16 10/02/1997 Narcotic/Script; Record Keeping; Labeling Failed to establish a proper veterinary/client/patient relationship prior to dispensing prescription drugs; Failed to properly maintain patient records; Failed to properly label prescription drugs dispensed. Official Reprimand, and $500 penalty.; Jurisprudence
Digilio, Kathie 4103 Hockley 2012-87 03/25/2013 Duty to Cooperate with the Board; Notification of Licensee Addresses Respondent failed to provide the Board with a written response to a complaint filed against her alleging animal cruelty, and failed to update her addresses within 60 days after she changed addresses. Veterinarians must fully cooperate with any Board investigation and respond within 21 days of receipt to requests for information regarding complaints and other requests for information from the Board.
Formal Reprimand; $500 admin. penalty
Digilio, Kathie M. 4103 Houston 2010-18 12/08/2009 Misuse of DEA Registration Could not show proof of current registration with DPS. Respondent's DPS controlled substances registration was terminated on September 2, 2008, due to non-renewal. DPS issued a new controlled substances registration to the Respondent on April 16, 2009. Despite repeated requests for a response to the Board's investigation, Respondent did not provide a statement to the Board. $1000 Admin. Penalty
Digilio, Kathie M.
Kathie Digilio DVM
4103 Hockley 2015-178 01/26/2016 Standard of Care; Responsibility for Unlicensed Employees; Patient Record Keeping Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty; 6 hrs add'l CE.
Dixon, Don H. 1765 Cuero 1988-15 06/03/1988 Narcotic / Script Failure to maintain adequate inventory and patient records when prescribing/dispensing controlled substances.
1 yr prob. Susp.\surrender II & IIN\$500 Admin. Penalty\15 hrs. CE; Jurisp.; Qtr. Rpt.
Dixon, Rhonda 8526 Houston 2013-72 07/16/2013 Honesty, Integrity, Fair Dealing Respondent had given owner, who had already paid $500  up front for an examination, an estimate of between $2,821.27 and $3,859.43 to treat owner's eight year old West Highland terrier whom Respondent had said was in critical condition and needed aggressive treatment. When owner chose to take her dog home rather than treat it because she did not have the money, Respondent refused to release the dog, on which she did not have a contractual lien, instead requiring that the owner allow her to euthanize the animal at additional expense before she would release him. Owner consented to euthanize and Respondent allowed owner to pay the fee of $324.68 through a promissory note dated two weeks later.
Formal Reprimand
Dixon, Rhonda
Rhonda Dixon DVM
8526 Houston 14-13 06/03/2014 Controlled Substances Registration Could not show proof of current DPS. Respondent's controlled substance registration expired on February 28, 2013. Respondent admitted she utilized controlled substances to animals after the expiration date of her controlled substance registration.
$500 admin. penalty
Doak, Joseph B. 1204 Dallas 2010-86 09/10/10 Practicing Vet Med with Inactive License Practiced unknowingly with an inactive license. $500 admin. penalty
Dodd, Michael J. 5719 Atlanta 2010-77 09/10/10 Misuse of DPS/DEA Registration;
Substance Abuse
Admitted to DEA agents that he did not have any records pertaining to hydrocodone he had purchased, and admitted that he had a hydrocodone addiction. Voluntarily surrendered his DEA and Texas DPS controlled substances registration to the agents along with all controlled substances in his possession. Formal Reprimand, 5 yr stayed suspension, Enroll in Peer Assistance Program, Do not apply for DPS/DEA registration for 1 yr
Dodd, Michael J. 5719 Atlanta 2011-06 12/13/10 Continuing Education Could not show proof of continuing education (CE) obtained for thirteen (13) hours during calendar year 2007, twelve (12) hours during calendar year 2008, and five (5) hours in calendar year 2009. $1500 Admin. Penalty; Add'l 17 hrs CE
Dodge, Alice A.
Alice Dodge DVM
10093 Houston 2016=049 01/26/2016 Chronically or Habitually Intoxicated Formal Reprimand; Comply with PRN Agreement.
Dodge, Alice 10093 Houston 2011-93 10/18/2011 Practiced Veterinary Medicine with Expired / Canceled License Respondent's veterinary license expired on March 1, 2009, when she failed to renew it. On March 1, 2010, Respondent's veterinary license was cancelled for non-renewal. On February 1, 2011, Respondent contacted the Board and determined that her veterinary license had been cancelled. Respondent immediately ceased practicing at her clinic. Respondent practiced veterinary medicine without an active license from March 1, 2009, to February 1, 2011. On March 29, 2011, the Board voted to reinstate Respondent's cancelled license, provided she meet the requirements for licensure. On April 18, 2011, the Board reinstated Respondent's veterinary license.
Formal Reprimand; $1000 admin. penalty.
Doherty, Michael A.
Michael Doherty DVM
4047 New Braunfels 2016=042 01/26/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty.
Domer, R. R. 9504 Burleson 2012-58 03/27/2012 Continuing Education Failed to obtain all of the continuing education (CE) hours required for calendar year 2008. Could not show proof of CE obtained for 17 hours during calendar year 2008.
$500 admin. penalty; Add'l 17 hours CE
Donathan, Russell 10606 Broken Arrow, OK 2011-38 03/29/2011 DPS/DEA Registration Respondent admitted that he did not have current registration with the DPS from February 28, 2010 to March 22, 2010. Respondent admitted that he dispensed controlled substances to animals without a valid DPS controlled substances registration between March 1, 2010 and March 22, 2010.
$500 admin. penalty
Donnell, Alan D. 5468 Pilot Point 1998-02 02/26/1998 Standard of Care Attempted to stop a horse who had begun kicking violently and attempting to escape from the examination area by swinging a twitch at the horse’s face, the twitch stuck the horse’s right eye, causing blindness of that eye Official Reprimand
Doran, Randall L. 3396 Willow Park 2002-29 06/13/2002 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 2000. $250 Admin. Penalty
Dorrell, Thomas W. 1766 Brackettville 1992-14 06/11/1992 Allowing Illegal Practice; Standard of Care Allowed an un-licensed employee to inoculate cats for the purpose of anesthesia without direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian; Allowed an un-licensed employee to diagnose dental conditions of dogs and cats and to perform dental operations, including tooth extractions; Failed to treat an animal for flea-bite dermatitis while the animal was boarded. 5 yr prob. Susp.; $2,500 Admin. Penalty; jurisp.; quarterly reports
Doughty, James W. DECEASED 2039 Hearn 1973-03 01/12/1974 Other Wrote prescriptions for and obtained dangerous drugs and/or controlled substances without being in possession of a valid DEA registration number.
Revoked
Downes, Kimberly
Kimberly Downes DVM
6613 Rowlett 2015-053 01/27/2015 Controlled Substances Registration Respondent's controlled substances registration had expired on February 28, 2014. Respondent's registration was terminated due to non-renewal on September 2, 2014. Respondent admits to administering and dispensing controlled substances after her DPS registration expired. Respondent now has a current DPS registration (Agreed Order 12/10/14). $500 admin. penalty
Doyle, Susan
Houston 2011-54 06/28/2011 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration Respondent could not show proof of current registration with the DPS. Respondent's controlled substance registration expired on February 28, 2010. DPS issued a new certification on June 29, 2010. Respondent admitted that she administered, dispensed and prescribed controlled substances during that period of time.
$500 admin. penalty
Dozier, Cheritha R. 8918 Vernon 2002-27 06/13/2002 Other – DPS Registration Failed to obtain a DPS Controlled Substance Registration Official Reprimand; $250 Admin. Penalty; Jurisprudence exam
Dozier, Cheritha R. 8918 Benbrook 2005-15 02/17/2005 Standard of Care Failed to properly research new information for a kitten that tested positive for FIV and present the option of interval retesting Formal Reprimand
Drummond, Betty 8760 College Station 2002-34 06/13/2002 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 2001. $250 Admin. Penalty
Drummond, Betty
Betty Drummond DVM
8760 College Station 2013-147 02/18/2014 Professional Standard of Humane Treatment Failure to ensure that a stomach tube passed into the stomach rather than remaining in the esophagus for the administration of activated charcoal. Two-year-old female Toy Poodle had regurgitated some of the activated charcoal into her mouth and had aspirated some of it. Dog lost consciousness, was resuscitated, remained hospitalized overnight, and died the next morning.
Formal Reprimand
DuBois, Marcia L. 6802 Houston 2004-05 02/19/2004 Standard of Care; Record Keeping; Other – Alternate Therapies Failed to maintain adequate patient records; Failed to examine a sick patient on October 13th; Failed to inform clients of the patient’s deteriorating condition from October 11th through October 13th; Failed to obtain a signed statement from a patient’s owner acknowledging that acupuncture and holistic medicine are alternate therapies Official Reprimand, $500 Civil Penalty, Jurisprudence Exam. If JE not passed, license is suspended until a passing score is obtained, maybe taken once every 10 days.
Dudley, William 2842 Austin 2012-26 03/27/2012 Continuing Education Could not show proof of continuing education (CE) obtained for 17 hours during calendar year 2010. Respondent stated that he was unable to attend his usual conference and simply forgot to make up the hours he missed. Respondent falsely affirmed to the Board that he had satisfied his 2010 CE requirements when he renewed his Texas veterinary license in 2011.
$1,000 admin. penalty; Add'l 17 hours CE
Dumas, Lynn B. 8880 San Antonio 2009-35 02/12/2009 Practicing Vet Med without a license

Practiced veterinary medicine without a license; administered controlled substances for anesthesia and pain management purposes without the required authorization from DPS.

Direct Supervision for 12 months by board approved vet. $1,000  fine, take 2010 jurisprudence exam
Dunahoo, Rena 9375 Temple 2013-54 03/25/2013 Use of Prescription Drugs Respondent delegated the task of ordering prescription drugs for the clinic to an employee. Invoices for prescription drug orders show that over the past five years, the clinic had ordered six bottles of 800mg ibuprofen tablets and two bottles of 500mg erythromycin tablets. Respondent was unaware of these orders, and the prescription drugs had not been used to treat animals at the clinic. A veterinarian is responsible for any acts that a non-veterinarian commits within the scope of their employment.
Informal Reprimand; Take and pass jurisprudence exam; $500 admin. penalty
Dunavant, Michael 2595 Corsicana 2011-64 06/28/2011 Professional Standard of Humane Treatment Respondent inserted esophageal feeding tube into six-year-old cat. Insertion of feeding tube met with resistance and was initially withdrawn and placed again. No radiographs were taken to determine the proper placement of the esophageal tube. Respondent had cat transported to emergency hospital for overnight care. ER veterinarian found decreased heart and lung sounds, and the cat was non-responsive and comatose. Radiographs indicated a pneumothorax. ER veterinarian was concerned with the placement of the feeding tube as it appeared to be in the thorax and outside of the esophagus. ER veterinarian conducted a contrast study and confirmed the incorrect placement. Owner agreed to euthanasia to prevent further suffering. Necropsy results showed the feeding tube coursed under the esophagus (not entering into the esophagus), through the mediastinum to cross to the right side and proceeded to enter the thoracic cavity. ER veterinarian's professional opinion was that the improper placement of the feeding tube was a contributing cause of the death of the cat and that the feeding tube placement could have been confirmed with a radiograph.
Informal Reprimand; $1531.46 Restitution.
Dunn, Billy 1719 Garland 2008-13 02/14/2008 Continuing Education Could not show proof of CE obtained for 17 hours during calendar year 2004, 17 hours for calendar year 2005, and 17 hours for calendar year 2006.
Admin penalty $1,250 paid w/in 45 days, additional 17 hours of CE by end of CY2008, documentation shall be received by 1/30/09 & if not received w/in 45 days of 1/30/09, license shall be suspended until CE penalty is completed.
Dunn, Wade 6133 Heath 2013-163 10/22/2013 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration
$500 admin. penalty; 
Dunn, Warner A. 1611 Nacogdoches 1988-18 06/03/1988 Narcotic / Script Failure to maintain adequate patient and inventory records of Scheduled Drugs.
1 yr prob. Susp.\surrender II & IIN\15 hrs. CE\$500 Admin. Penalty; Qtr. Rpt.; Jurisp.
Dunn, Warner A. 1611 Nacogdoches 1990-07 06/07/1990 Narcotic / Script Planted, cultivated, harvested, and distributed marijuana  from 1980 to 1986 and utilized his clinic to distribute the illegal drug. Delivered schedule II, III, and IV  controlled substances to individuals, not for use in animals, and used his license and clinic to order and distribute the drugs. Failed to maintain records relating to the administration of controlled substances. Lic Voluntary surrender in lieu of disp. Action\appealed 6/21/91-not reinstated
Durham, Christopher 8237 The Colony 2009-73 10/26/2009 DPS/DEA Registration Failed to maintain a current DPS controlled substance registration. $500 Admin Penalty
Dusek, Jimmy 3739 San Angelo 2012-73 07/24/2012 Continuing Education
$500 admin. penalty; Add'l 17 hours CE
Dusek, Jimmy J. 3739 San Angelo 2004-26 06/17/2004 Continuing Education Failed to obtain all of the required continuing education hours during 2003, for renewal year 2004. $250 Civil Penalty
Dutton, Brandon C. S.
Brandon Dutton DVM
11117 Mineral Wells 2017-022 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Informal Reprimand; $750 admin. penalty.
Dwyer, Kevin 4706 Salado 2006-31 06/15/2006 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required CE hours for Calendar years 2005, 2004 and 2003. $500 Admin Penalty
Dyes, Jonathan 7446 Rosenberg 2012-103 07/24/2012 Continuing Education
$500 admin. penalty; Add'l 17 hours CE
Dyes, Jonathan 7446 Rosenberg 2013-35 03/25/2013 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration
$500 admin. penalty; 
Dyes, Jonathan 7446 Rosenberg 2013-170 10/22/2013 Violation of Board Order
Formal Reprimand
Dyes, Jonathan B.
Jonathan Dyes DVM
7446 Fredericksburg 2015-204 10/13/2015 Continuing Education $750 admin penalty; Additional 17 hours CE
Name
(Click on name to see
Official Board Order)
License # City Docket
#
Date of Action Violation Summary Sanction
Easter, Joe 7336 Whitesboro 2006-40 06/15/2006 Narcotics Registration Failed to ensure that veterinarians utilizing his DEA certification to administer controlled substances held a DPS registration. $500 Admin Penalty
Eckert, Neal H.
Neal Eckert DVM
11702 Fredericksburg 2016=013 01/26/2016 Standard of Care; Patient Record Keeping Informal Reprimand; Restitution; 3 hrs add'l CE
Eckhardt, Curtis A. 1911 Fredericksburg 1987-15 06/11/1987 Allowing Illegal Practice; Standard of Care Attempted to euthanize a calf by shooting it one time between the eyes, realizing the animal was still breathing and alive, felt the animal would expire very shortly and left the animal while he went to get a trailer to remove the animal. 1 ½ hours later the animal was discovered alive by the owner. The animal was subsequently euthanized by another veterinarian; Allowed a non-licensed employee to administer a rabies vaccination while he was not on the premises. 2 yr. Prob. Susp.\7 days down\50hrs ce\40 hrs. Cs\qtr. Reports
Ecklund, Thomas T. 4232 Ft. Worth 1995-14 06/08/1995 Narcotic/Script; Substance Abuse Ordered dangerous drugs and controlled substances for his own use. 3 year probated suspension, DEA controlled substance registration reissued to limit controlled substance purchase, random drug testing, no notice inspection and quarterly reporting.
Edwards, Harold D. 4510 Belton 1996-04 02/07/1996 Standard of Care; Record Keeping; Labeling Failed to prep a surgical site appropriately; Failed to place a drain tube properly; Failed to bandage the wound adequately; Failed to use appropriate suture material for the thin skin where the wound was located; Failed to maintain appropriate patient records; Failed to include the required information on his dispensing label. Official Rep.; Jurisprudence
Ehrlund, Larry 4512 San Antonio 1986-04 05/01/1986 Accreditation Action The USDA revoked veterinary accreditation, prompted by the finding that the veterinarian failed to bleed all animals indicated on a U.S. Origin Health Certificate for the brucellosis test. Signed a U.S. Origin Health Certificate which had not been fully completed. Failed to perform official tests and submit specimens to designated laboratories.
2 yr. Prob. Susp.
Eichhorn, M. Alese 11703 Lorena 2013-48 03/25/2013 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration
$500 admin. penalty; 
Eick, Katharine
Katharine Eick DVM
12414 Houston 2014-254 07/21/2015 Continuing Education $750 admin penalty; Additional 17 hours CE
Eikenhorst, William 4514 Brenham 2010-100 09/10/10 Continuing Education Could not show proof of continuing education (CE) obtained for seventeen (17) hours during calendar year 2007. $500 Admin. Penalty; Add'l 17 hrs CE
Elliott, Virginia
Virginia Elliott DVM
5291 Guthrie 2014-179 06/03/2014 Continuing Education Could not show proof of 12 hours out of the 17 hours required for continuing education (CE) she was to obtain for calendar year 2013.
$750 Admin. Penalty; Add'l 12 hrs CE
Ellis, Grady R. 3742 Jacksonville 1996-02 02/07/1996 Other – Direct Supervision of Lay Personnel; Accreditation Action Dispensed Brucella vaccine to an unlicensed un-accredited individual; Failed to properly handle brucellosis vaccination records; Allowed a nonaccredited individual to apply brucellosis ear-tags and tattoo cattle vaccinated. Official reprimand & jurisprudence
Ellis, Larry 4301 Abilene 2013-47 07/16/2013 Patient Record Keeping
Formal Reprimand; $1,000 admin. penalty; 3 hours add'l CE - record keeping
Ellsworth, Virginia B. 9434 Houston 2004-28 06/17/2004 Continuing Education Failed to obtain all of the required continuing education hours during 2003, for renewal year 2004. $250 Civil Penalty
Elmer, Phillip 6737 Porter 2006-61 10/12/2006 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required CE for 2003 Admin. Penalty $250
Elorriaga, Stephen P. 6219 Porter 1993-18 02/02/1994 Standard of Care Failed to perform additional lab tests to determine why the white blood cell count of a patient was elevated 2 yr. Prob susp.\quarterly reporting
Elorriaga, Stephen P. 6219 Porter 1998-16 10/01/1998 Continuing Education Failed to produce records to substantiate his satisfaction of the required number of Continuing Education hours in 1995 for the renewal of his license in 1996 Official Reprimand; $250 Admin Penalty
Epperson, E. E. 2186 Austin 1988-01 10/01/1987 Standard of Care Failed to perform adequate diagnostic procedures on a dog with a lacerated paw, therefore allowing the dog to suffer unnecessarily for a period of approximately six months.
1 yr prob. Susp.\50 hrs. CS\letter of apology to client
Epperson, E. E. 2186 Austin 1991-11 10/03/1991 Standard of Care, Unecessary / Unauthorized Treatment Performed unauthorized anesthesia and teeth cleaning on cats without informing clients or obtaining their permission for said procedures; released cats in heavily sedated condition without instructions for care; charged fee for services not performed; failed to maintain patient records reflecting care; released cat in semiconscious condition without adequate information to client; released unconscious dog without instructions to client, dog died the next day.
5 yr prob. Susp.\90 days down\$2,500 Admin. Penalty
Epperson, E. E. 2186 Austin 1992-12 10/22/1992 Standard of Care Same as above - see sanction column
Removed probation ordered in 1991-11 & invoked 5 yr susp\$2,500 Admin. Penalty
Epperson, E. E. 2186 Austin 1994-01 02/02/1994 Violation of Board Order Performed unauthorized anesthesia and teeth cleaning on cat without informing client or obtaining permission for said procedures; released cat in heavily sedated condition without adequate instructions to client
5 Yr Susp To Commence 9/11/1997 And Run Through 9/11/2002
Epperson, E. E. 2186 Austin 1994-10 6/8/95 Violation of Board Order Failed to pay Board-ordered fine
License will not be reinstated unless $2,500 admin. Penalty is paid on or before 9/11/02.
Epstein, Cassie
Cassie Epstein DVM
10689 Denton 2014-213 01/27/2015 Failure to Establish Veterinarian - Client - Patient Relationship; Use of Prescription Drugs; Controlled Substances Record Keeping Formal Reprimand; $500 admin. penalty; Take and pass jurisprudence exam
Epstein, Cassie 10689 Denton 2010-82 09/10/10 Misuse of DPS/DEA Registration Could not show proof of current registration with the Texas DPS. $500 admin. penalty
Ervin, Lu Ann 5474 Waco 1997-15 10/02/1997 Record Keeping Failed to maintain patient records Official Reprimand
Ervin, Lu Ann 5474 Waco 2007-24 06/14/2007 Standard of Care Failed to do a full assessment of patient’s condition prior to surgery, including presurgical radiographs to determine the extent of injuries to the patient. Formal reprimand, $1500 admin penalty payable within 45 days
Ervin, Lu Ann 5474 Waco 2008-07 02/14/2008 Standard of Care Lack of thorough diagnosis and failure to appropriately examine dog leading to a delay in euthanasia, causing undue pain and discomfort. Patient records lack detail after initial visit and do not note and/or do not accurately note dates, diagnostics, diagnosis or treatments, despite the ordering of a steroid prescription during the treatment of patient. Failed to provide medical records after board requests, and TBVME investigator finally went by facility to obtain them. Upon retaining counsel, licensee provided a written response on law office letterhead and signed by the attorney, not by the licensee.
Formal Reprimand, $2,000 Admin Penalty payable within 30 days.
Ervin, Lu Ann 5474 Waco 2011-78 10/18/2011 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration
$500 admin. penalty
Erwin, Ricky C. 3251 Lady Lake 1992-20 06/11/1993 Felony Comviction Convicted in Circuit Court, in and for Marion County, Florida, of arson of an occupied structure; attempted arson of an unoccupied structure; arson of an unoccupied structure; criminal conspiracy to commit arson; criminal solicitation to commit arson, all first degree felonies. The structure which was burned down was a stable with attached living quarters. Twelve thoroughbred horses were also destroyed in the fire.
Voluntary surrender license in lieu of disciplinary action.
Escobedo, Michael 6413 Dallas 2006-10 02/16/2006 Continuing Education Failed to obtain any of the required continuing education hours for 2002 $250 Admin Penalty
Espensen, Lawrence L. DECEASED
(*** - Board is unable to
 locate this original order ***)
865 McAllen 1959-03 01/12/1960 Accreditation Action (*** - Board is unable to locate this original order ***) 3-year suspension
Espensen, Lawrence L. DECEASED 865 McAllen 1970-03 01/11/1971 Violation of Board Order Falsely certified that he had inspected cattle; signed a blank health certificate and left it at the offices of a cattle company for use by said company
Revoked
Espinosa, David
David Espinosa DVM
12828 Nederland 2014-118 06/03/2014 Reporting of Criminal Activity On July 9, 2013, the Jefferson County District Attorney's office informed the Board that Respondent was indicted in Jefferson County on May 9, 2013, for attempted possession of a controlled substance (Alprazolam) by presenting a pharmacist with a forged prescription of a veterinarian whose clinic Respondent had done some relief work at. Respondent was indicted for a third-degree felony and did not inform the Board of his indictment. When the Board staff sent a letter to the Respondent requesting specific information about the incident and why this had not been reported to the Board as required , Respondent failed to provide any written response to this request.
Informal Reprimand, $500 Admin. Penalty
Esposito, Jon 3744 El Paso 1992-13 06/11/1992 Honesty, Integrity, Fair Dealing Accepted payment for services which were not performed. Official Reprimand
Esslinger, David Earl 4304 McKinney 2002-50 10/17/2002 Standard of Care Failed to suggest diagnostic work that would have revealed the medical condition. Informal Reprimand
Evans, Thomas R.
Thomas Evans DVM
5177 Alvin 2015-146 07/21/2015 Failure to Pay Child Support Informal Reprimand; $500 admin. penalty
Evans, Thomas Jr. 5177 Alvin 2013-120 07/16/2013 Misuse of DEA Narcotics Registration; Duty to Cooperate with Board; Controlled Substances Record Keeping
Formal Reprimand; Take and pass jurisprudence exam; $2,000 admin. penalty
Evans, Thomas, Jr. 5177 Alvin 2012-28 03/27/2012 Default on Child Support Payments
$500 admin. penalty; Satisfy Child Support Arrearage
Evans, Thomas R. 5177 Alvin 2000-09 10/05/2000 Standard of Care; Honesty, Integrity, Fair Dealing Failed to accurately diagnose and treat an animal’s condition; Altered patient records regarding diagnostic procedures applied to the animal. Official Reprimand; $500 Admin Penalty
Evans, Tom R. 5177 Houston 2007-35 10/11/2007 Continuing Education Failed to obtain necessary continuing education (CE) hours for calendar year 2006.
$500 Admin Penalty
Name
(Click on name to see
Official Board Order)
License # City Docket # Date of Action Violation Summary Sanction
Fager, D.J. 5408 Grand Prairie 2002-42 06/13/2002 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 2002 $250 Admin. Penalty
Farmer, Gregg S. 7467 Austin 2008-26 02/14/2008 Continuing Education Could not show acceptable proof of CE obtained for 16 ½ hours during calendar year 2005.
Admin penalty $500 paid w/in 45 days, additional 16.5 hours of CE by end of CY2008, documentation shall be received by 1/30/09 & if not received w/in 45 days of 1/30/09, license shall be suspended until CE penalty is completed.
Farrell, Don B. 1154 Arlington 2013-74 03/25/2013 Continuing Education
$500 admin. penalty; Add'l 4.5 hours of CE.
Farris, John H. DECEASED 1912
1987-13 06/11/1987 Felony Comviction Felony conviction in the 38th Judicial District, Real County, Texas, of the manufacture of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance
Revoked
Faulkner, David E.
David Faulkner DVM
5248 Amarillo 2015-092 07/19/2016 Standard of Care Formal Reprimand; $500 admin. penalty; 3 hrs add'l CE
Faulkner, David E. 5248 Amarillo 1990-13 02/07/1991 Narcotic/Script Failure to demonstrate a veterinary/client/patient relationship; Failure to maintain records for controlled substances; Violation of the State Brucellosis Vaccine Program; Violation of the State Rabies Vaccine Program. 5 yr prob. Susp.\6 mo down\surrender DEA & DPS drug certificate\$2,500 Admin. Penalty\no usda work\jurisp.\20 hrs CE per yr.
Faulkner, David E. 5248 Amarillo 1991-30 10/22/1992 Violation of Board Order Practiced Veterinary medicine while on suspension from previous Board order (1990-13) 1990-13 orders\5 yr. prob. susp-term 2/7/96\no USDA\$1,000 pen\sur DEA-DPS cert.
Fearneyhough, Malcomb 4111 College Station 2006-28 10/12/2006 Continuing Education Failed to obtain all of the required CE hours for calendar year 2005. Admin. Penalty, $500
Fergusson, Fred G.
3403 Houston 2009-38 06/11/2009 Standard of Care Failure to properly monitor dog during recovery from anesthesia contributed to premature death of dog. Informal Reprimand; Obtain additional 3 hours of CE in anesthesiology.
Fernandez, Lisa(Okonsky) 7883 Austin 2005-04 10/14/2004 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 2001 and 2003.  $500 Admin Penalty
Finch, Daniel R.
Daniel Finch DVM
13325 Alvarado 2017-023 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Informal Reprimand
Finley, Paul A.
Paul Finley DVM
6623 Alvarado 2017-024 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Informal Reprimand
Fitzgerald, Leslie Ann 8922 Beaumont 2002-39 06/13/2002 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 2002 $250 Admin. Penalty
Fletcher, Donald S. 4114 Stephenville 2005-46 06/09/2005 Accreditation; Adherence To Law Issued Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) on cattle who had not been tested or vaccinated for brucellosis and/or TB. At least a 2-year suspension. Can petition Board for reinstatement after 2 years, suspension will remain in effect until reinstatement granted.
Fletcher, Lauren
corrections issued to this Board Order on 12/08/2009
as 2009-78 NPT
11005 Arlington 2009-78 10/26/2009 Standard of Care Failed to properly observe and/or diagnose dog’s post-surgical complications. Prescribed 10 ml of Metacam to be administered in .02 ml doses, until gone, which is excessive. Informal Reprimand, Restitution $461.21
Fluitt, Frank Lloyd 6418 Weatherford 2002-33 06/13/2002 Continuing Education Failed to obtain the required Continuing Education for renewal of a license in 1999. $250 Admin. Penalty
Foland, Jeffrey W.
Jeffrey Foland DVM
7693 Weatherford 2017-025 10/18/2016 Controlled Substances Record Keeping for Drugs on Hand Informal Reprimand; $500 admin. penalty
Foland, Jeffrey 7693 Weatherford 2012-06 10/18/2011 Responsibility for Unlicensed and Licensed Employees Respondent performed surgery on an equine to treat an OCD lesion of the tarsocrural joint and allowed a veterinarian from another state to assist in the surgery who was not licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Texas.  Informal Reprimand
Forbes, Courtney A.
Courtney Forbes DVM
5583 Hammond LA 2016-091 07/19/2016 Standard of Care; Patient Record Keeping Informal Reprimand