Category Archives: Medical Board

Salem doctor’s ‘cover up’ request upsets breastfeeding mom

A Stayton mom’s story of feeling humiliated by her doctor for breastfeeding her baby has struck a chord with people nationwide, going viral on social media and even inspiring a 17,000-person petition to have the doctor fired. Source: Salem doctor’s ‘cover up’ request upsets breastfeeding mom

Breastfeeding mom says doctor told her to ‘cover yourself’

“The doctor seemed uncomfortable and abruptly stopped me, asking if I had a cover.” A mother says her doctor stopped her from breastfeeding during a postpartum appointment “to prevent lawsuits from something inappropriate.” In June, Jennifer Howard of Stayton, Ore., who had given birth to daughter Evelyn four months earlier, went to a follow-up appointment […]
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Salem doctor investigated for using unproven medical procedures

A Salem doctor is under investigation by the Oregon Medical Board for allegedly performing medical procedures that could have placed patients at risk. Source: Salem doctor investigated for using unproven medical procedures

A matter of degree: Can head of Portland’s flagship crisis center be called a doctor?

Can the public face of Portland’s flagship mental health crisis center legitimately be called a doctor? Chris Farentinos says yes. Oregon regulators have had a harder time answering that question. Source: A matter of degree: Can head of Portland’s flagship crisis center be called a doctor? | OregonLive.com

Psychiatrist’s license pulled after over-prescriptions

A local psychiatrist has had his medical license suspended indefinitely after multiple patients were over-prescribed anti-anxiety medication. As of June 7, the license of Dr. William Edward Davis, 80, of Klamath Falls, was suspended by the Oregon Medical Board until such time as the board sees fit to reinstate his license. Source: Psychiatrist’s license pulled […]
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