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Langan v. Board of Registration in Medicine (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-103-17)

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MICHAEL L. LANGAN  vs.  BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN MEDICINE.

June 13, 2017.

Board of Registration in MedicineDoctor, License to practice medicine.  Practice, Civil, Action in nature of certiorari.

Michael L. Langan appeals from a judgment of the county court denying his petition for relief in the nature of certiorari from a decision of the Board of Registration in Medicine (board).  We affirm.

Background.  Langan is a board-certified physician in geriatrics and internal medicine.  In 2008, after he had tested positive for various controlled substances, he and the board entered into a letter of agreement, under which he agreed to certain conditions in order to continue practicing medicine, including refraining from the use of alcohol and controlled substances without a prescription and submitting to substance use monitoring by Massachusetts Physician Health Services (PHS).  The letter of agreement provided that violating its terms would “constitute sufficient grounds for the immediate suspension of [Langan’s] license,” and that Langan had a right to an adjudicatory hearing as to any violation found by the board. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 13, 2017 at 3:32 pm

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