Texas Board of Examiners of Orthotics and Prosthetics Enforcement Actions

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 Disciplinary actions are taken by regulatory authorities (boards, committees, programs) in response to a violation of the law or rules.  Different kinds of actions may be taken depending on the severity of the offense, the history of previous violations, efforts made to correct the violation, the harm to the victim(s), the likelihood of a repeat violation, and other matters related to each particular case.  These actions are taken to protect and promote the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Texas.

Final Disciplinary Actions - License Denial, Surrender, Revocation
These actions will be permanently posted on this website. Further information, including a copy of the final order, is available upon written request from our office.
Final Disciplinary Actions - All Other, including Probated Suspension, Reprimand, and Administrative Penalty
These actions will be posted on this website for a total of seven (7) years from the date all the terms of the Order have been met, in accordance with our records retention schedule. The regulated individual may now be currently licensed, in good standing, and practicing without any restrictions.

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DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

Name

License Number

Type of License

City of Residence

Alleged Violation*

Disciplinary Action

Date of Action

Ambuhealth, Inc. n/a Applicant Houston, TX 22 TAC §821.29 (a). Application Denial Denial 3/18/2009
Applied O&P 000007 Prosthetic/Orthotic Facility Austin, TX TOC §605.251-Related to operating an Orthotics facility with expired accreditation. $3000 Administrative Penalty 2/27/15
Baker O&P, dba Gordon Stevens, Owner 101109 Prosthetic/Orthotic Facility Fort Worth, TX 22 TAC §821.41-Related to engaging in unprofessional and unethical conduct by employing an unlicensed practitioner at the facility known as Baker O&P $2500 Administrative Penalty 2/25/2011
Bass, Michael 355 Orthotist/Prosthetist The Woodlands, TX TOC §605.251 and 605.260 and 22 TAC §821.2 and 821.29-Related to practicing without a license. $10,000 Administrative Penalty and Reprimand 8/27/10
Baum, Christell 143 LPO (Lic Prosthetist/ Orthotist) Dallas, TX TAC §821.21 (d)(4), (d)(15), (d)(26). Related to providing services and fitting orthotics at an unaccredited facility. $7500 Admin Pen, 2 yr. Probated Suspension (completed 5/18/12) 05/18/12
Carr, David E. 98 Prosthetist/ Orthotist Tyler, TX    Reprimand 05/7/07
Dashe Orthopedic Supplies, Inc. 101299 Licensed Prosthetist/Orthotist Facility Dallas, TX TOC §605.260-Related to engaging in unprofessional conduct by providing orthotics without a facility license. $40,000 Administrative Penalty 2/17/12
De La Fuente, Edgar Applicant Prosthetist/ Orthotist Longview, TX TOC §605.254-Related to incomplete UQ application. Denial of Application 2/27/15
Dorman, James Applicant Prosthetist/ Orthotist Victoria, TX   Denial 03/16/2001
Evans, Dana Applicant  Applicant Port Neches, TX TOC 605.252 AND 22 TAC 821.15
Related to failure to meet formal training requirements to obtain licensure through the Unique Qualification Pathway
Denial of Application for licensure as an Orthotist 10/24/2008
Garcia, Santiago (aka James) 110011 Prosthetist/ Orthotist San Antonio, TX    Surrender 11/4/2000
Hanif, Saima Applicant Prosthetist/ Orthotist Houston, TX TOC §605.252, §605.254 and 22 TAC 821.15-Related to failure to meet the formal training requirements for licensure and did not meet the criteria, qualifications and level of required experience to obtain licensure through the Unique Qualifications pathway Denial of Application 3/16/2009
Hauser O&P 101453 Accredited O&P Facility Huntsville, TX TOC §605.251 and 22 TAC §821.15- Related to operating an O&P facility without a Department-approved license. $25,000 Administrative Penalty 8/15/14
Hayman, Douglas 23 Prosthetist/ Orthotist Kingwood, TX

22 TAC 821.41
Related to fraud or deceit regarding services provided.

Administrative Penalty $1000

8/7/2006

Helms, Andy None Applicant Grove, TX 22 TAC 821.15
Related to failure to meet formal training requirements for licensure
Denial of Uniquely Qualified Application 10/24/2008
Helms, Andy 1347 Student Orthotist Grove, TX 22 TAC 821.15
Related to failure to meet formal requirements for a license as a Unique Qualifications Pathway
1 year Probation
Contingent upon passing the Exam

10/24/2008

 

Hermann Medical Supply, Marsha Williams, Owner 101244 Licensed Orthotic/Prosthetic Facility Houston, TX

22 TAC §821.21-Related to engaging in unprofessional and unethical conduct by treating a patient without a prescription from a physician.

$4,000 Administrative Penalty 8/26/2011
Hernandez, Izaic n/a Orthotist/Prosthetist Applicant San Antonio, TX TOC §605.254 and TAC 821.6-Related to failure to meet minimum examination requirements for licensure under the Unique Qualification requirements. Denial of Application 12/7/2010
Horsley, Steven None Orthotist Houston, TX    Denial 03/16/2001
Humble, Bryan 94 Licensed Orthotist/Prosthetist El Paso, TX 22 TAC §821.41-Related to allowing an unlicensed staff member to fit and evaluate patients for orthotic devices. $2500 Administrative Penalty 02/17/12
Inman, Anthony      230 Licensed Orthotist/Prosthetist McAllen, TX 22 TAC §821.41-Related to providing false information to the Department and engaging in unethical conduct. $2500 Administrative Penalty 8/15/14
Inman, Anthony 230 Licensed Orthotist/Prosthetist Edinburg, TX TOC §605.251 and 22 TAC §821.41-Related to practicing orthotics and prosthetics when no department-approved license was held. $6000 Administrative Penalty 2/19/10
Kee, Scott 344 Licensed Orthotist/Prosthetist The Woodlands, TX TOC §605-401 and 22 TAC §821.41-Related to unprofessional conduct, unsafe and incomplete prosthesis. $2500 Administrative Penalty 2/27/2015
Kee, Scott 344 Licensed Prosthetist 22 TAC §821.21-Related to engaging in unprofessional and unethical conduct by treating a patient without a prescription from a physician. $18,000 Administrative Penalty and 3 years Probated Suspension 8/26/11
Key, Scott 344 Licensed Orthotist/Prosthetist The Woodlands, TX 22 TAC §821.41-Related to unethical conduct for unsafe and incomplete prosthesis. $2500 Administrative Penalty 2/27/15
Life Care P&O 15398 Orthotics and Prosthetics Facility Desoto, TX TOC §605.251-Related to providing orthotic services without a license. $2500 Administrative Penalty 2/27/15
Martinez, Jesse Applicant Orthotist/Prosthetist Spring, TX 22 TAC §821.15-Related to Unique Qualifications application. Denial of Application 2/27/15
Mendez, Delia T. 101156 Orthotics and Prosthetics Facility McAllen , TX 22 TAC 821.41(c)(6)
Related to altering a physician?s prescription for a prosthetic
Administrative Penalty
$500
10/24/2008
Howard, Susan Applicant

Orthotist/Prosthetist

Pearland, TX TOC §605.252 and 22 TAC §821.15- Related to not meeting the formal training requirements for licensure, and not meeting the criteria, qualifications, and level of required experience to obtain licensure through the Unique Qualifications pathway Denial  
Mahaffey’s O&P, dba Clifford Mahaffey, Owner 101302

Orthotic and Prosthetic facility license

 San Antonio, TX  22 TAC §821.29-Related to operating the orthotics and prosthetics facility known as Mahaffey O&P when the facility did not hold a department-approved license as a prosthetist/orthotist facility.  $2500 Administrative Penalty 2/7/11

Martinez, John D.

346 Orthotist/Prosthetist San Antonio, TX TOC §53.021-Related to ineligibility for license following a felony conviction, due to conviction of Medicaid, Medicare and Insurance Fraud. Revocation 12/14/10
Matisons O&P 101091 Accredited O&P Facility Corpus-Christi, TX 22 TAC §821.21-Related to billing clients for services and devices that were not delivered. $8,500 Admin Penalty 8/15/14
Medical Express PSI 101221 APOF (Accredited Prosthetics/Orthotics Facility) San Antonio, TX TAC §821.21 (c)(5), (d)(4), (d)(5), (d)(12), (e)(1), (e)(2). Related to employing and permitting an unlicensed individual to evaluate and fit patients at the accredited facility. $10,000 Admin Penalty 11/09/12
Medical Express PSI, Paul Schilly, General Manager 101221 Orthotics and Prosthetics Facility San Antonio, TX  22 TAC §821.41 and §821.29-Related to engaging in unprofessional and unethical conduct by submitting false information on your application form and failed to pay the accreditation fee in a timely manner Administrative Penalty $1500 8/21/2009
Odling, Eric Roy None Prosthetist/Orthotist Corsicana, TX      Settlement Agreement with Stipulations 10/25/02
Ortiz, Eduardo 101313 Licensed Orthotist/Prosthetist Aubrey, TX TOC §605.251-Related to providing orthotic services without a license. $2500 Administrative Penalty and a 2 Yr. Probated Suspension 2/27/15

Peterman, Jeffrey

Prosthetist

215

San Antonio, TX

22 TAC §821.21-Related to engaging in unprofessional and unethical conduct.

$1500 Administrative Penalty

11/08/13

Precision Orthotics c/o David Greenway 101133 Orthotic Facility Fort Worth, TX 

22 TAC 821.29
Related to practicing as an orthotic facility prior to accreditation.

Administrative Penalty
$2600

02/03/2006
Prosthetic Science 101211 Licensed Prosthetist/Orthotist Facility Austin, TX 22 TAC §821.21-Related to providing a prosthetic device before securing a prescription. $40,000 Administrative Penalty 2/17/12
RS Medical n/a Prosthetist/ Orthotist Chattanooga, TN TOC §605.251 and 22 TAC §821.41-Related to practicing O&P without a facility license. $5000 Administrative Penalty 2/27/15
Santos, Johnny 90 Prosthetist/ Orthotist Killeen, TX   Settlement Agreement with Stipulations 03/16/2001
Santos, Johnny 90 Prosthetist/ Orthotist Tulsa, OK   License Revocation 07/12/02
Sheen, Dale 1 Prosthetist/Orthotist Houston, TX 22 TAC 821.41(c)(1) & (2) and (d)(4) & (5) Related to unlicensed facility Administrative Penalty $3,000 2/13/09
Sheen, Dale 1 Prosthetist/Orthotist Houston, TX 22 TAC 821.29 (a)(1) & (e)(2) Related to unlicensed facility Administrative Penalty $60,000 8/21/09
Speicher, Ruth     Applicant Orthotist/Prosthetist McKinney, TX TOC §605.252 and 22 TAC §821.15- Related to not meeting the formal training requirements for licensure, and not meeting the criteria, qualifications, and level of required experience to obtain licensure through the Unique Qualifications pathway Denial 8/27/10

Spradling, Micah

1349

Orthotist/Prosthetist

San Antonio, TX

TOC §605.251 and 22 TAC §821.41-Related to practicing without a Department-approved license.

$1500 Administrative Penalty

11/08/13

Spradling, Micah 1262 Orthotic and Prosthetic Student San Antonio, TX  22 TAC 821.41(d) and TOC 605.251
Related to operating without a license
Administrative Penalty
$500
10/24/08
Star Cranial Center of Excellence 101290 APOF (Accredited Prosthetics/Orthotics Facility) Addison, TX TAC §821.21 (d)(5). Related to employing and permitting an unlicensed individual to evaluate and fit patients at the accredited facility. $10,000 Admin Penalty 11/09/12

Telford, David K.

44 Licensed Orthotist/Prosthetist The Woodlands, TX 22 TAC §821-41-Related to allowing an assistant under supervision to evaluate and fit patients without appropriate licensure.

$2500 Administrative Penalty/Reprimand

2/17/12
Villarreal, Gustavo 115 Prosthetist/ Orthotist San Antonio, TX   Surrender 11/4/2000
Yniguez, George Applicant Prosthetist/ Orthotist Tomball, TX 22 TAC §821.15-Related to Unique Qualifications application. Denial of Application 2/27/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


*will be posted for discipli
nary actions taken on or after 9/1/03

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