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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Three medical licenses suspended

By Liz Kowalczyk, Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine today indefinitely suspended the license of Dr. Emmanuel G. Acosta, a doctor in Orlando, Fla., who also holds a Massachusetts license.

The State of Florida Board of Medicine disciplined Acosta for writing prescriptions over the Internet for people who were not his patients, and for failing to keep medical records on these individuals. Acosta can earn back his Massachusetts license back if he complies with the terms of the Florida board, including 100 hours of community service.

The board also revoked the right of Dr. Russel John Aubin to renew his Massachusetts license. The Rhode Island Board of Professional Licensure previously revoked his license following felony charges of sexual assault of two patients. He is a 1991 graduate of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Another physician, Dr. Milton Childress, a sleep specialist who practices in Duxbury, this week entered a voluntary agreement not to practice medicine. He previously pled guilty to assaulting eight patients in his clinic.

Posted by Karen Weintraub at 05:33 PM
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