Disciplinary Actions November 1996 - June 1998

Disciplinary Terminology

Effective Decision Date
The date the disciplinary action goes into operation.
Probation
The licensee or registrant may continue to practice under specific terms and conditions.
Public Reprimand
The licensee or registrant is issued a letter of reprimand resulting from a disciplinary action or pursuant to Business and Professions Code Section 495.
Revocation, or Revoked
The license or registration is canceled and the right to practice is ended.
Stayed
The revocation or suspension is postponed.
Suspension
The licensee or registrant is prohibited from practicing for a specific period of time.
Voluntary Surrender /
Surrender of License
The licensee or registrant turns in the license or registration while charges are still pending. The right to practice is ended.
 

Disciplinary Actions

The disciplinary actions contained in this web page are not complete for the time period of November 1996 to June 1998. To obtain further information on specific discipline for a person listed below, please contact the VMB office at (916) 263-2610.

Respondent
Name, City, License No.
Action Effective
Date
Violations
Arnold Beukelman
Orange City, IA
VET 6498
License Revoked 3/5/98 4883(n)--Disciplinary action by any public agency
4883(k)--Fraud, misrepresentation, deception in obtaining license
Felixberto Bisco
Pacoima City, CA
VET 4976
Stipulated agreement
Revocation/stayed
Five yrs. probation
Specific terms and conditions
5/3/97 4883(i)--Negligence
4883(g)--Unprofessional conduct
Thomas Boekbinder
Victoria, CANADA
VET 12901
Stipulated agreement
Two year probationary license
5/15/97 4883(n)--Out-of-state discipline
Floyd Elliott
Porterville, CA
VET 2455
License Surrendered 6/25/97 Respondent's surrender was accepted without prejudice to further disciplinary action should he seek reinstatement.
William Hand
Philo, CA
VET 3520
License revoked 5/30/97 4883(a)--Conviction for unlicensed practice
4883(g)--Unprofessional conduct
Dana Ibsen
Davis, CA
VET 8571
Stipulated agreement
Revocation/stayed
Seven yrs. probation
30 day suspension
$2,625 cost recovery
Standard terms and conditions
8/8/97 4883(i)--Fraud, deception
4883(g)(2)--Self use of controlled drugs
Kevin Kisthardt
Notasulga, AL
VET 10903
License Surrendered 3/26/98 Respondent's surrender was accepted, however should he apply for licensure, relicensure, or reinstatement, all charges and allegations will be considered true and admitted by the respondent.
Shyng-Jiann Lin
Anaheim, CA
VET 6806
License revoked 6/5/98 4883(c)&(i)--Fraud, deception
4883(g)--Unprofessional conduct
4855 & 2031--Recordkeeping
2030(e)(1)(E)--Minimum standards
4883(o)--Violation of regulations adopted by the VMB
Patrick Ocen
Ontario, CA
VET 6294
License Surrendered 11/8/96 Respondent's surrender was accepted without prejudice to further disciplinary action should he seek reinstatement.
Jeffrey Palmer
Costa Mesa, CA
VET 5125
License revoked 7/25/97 4883(i)--Aiding and abetting unlicense activity
4883(g)-Unprofessional conduct
Charles Smith
Willits, CA
VET 3151
License revoked 5/23/98 4883(c)--Violation of any provisions of this chapter
4883(g)--Unprofessional conduct
2030, 4854 & 4883(h)--Minimum standards 4883(i)--Fraud, deception, or negligence 4883(o)--The violation of any regulations adopted by the VMB 4172/4051.1--Storage of drugs 1718.1--Manufacture, distribution, sale, and dispension of expired drugs
William Thomas
Newbury, CA
VET 9853
Stipulated agreement
Revocation/stayed
Three yrs. probation
$5,000 fine
$5,700 cost recovery
Standard terms and conditions
2/20/97 4883(g)(3)--Violation of state law regulating controlled substances (H &S 11173)
Earl Tobler
Saugus, CA
VET 2816
Stipulated agreement
Revocation/stayed
Five yrs. probation
15 day suspension
$3,200 fine
$6,772 cost recovery
Standard terms and conditions
6/3/97 4883(h)--Unsanitary conditions
4883(i)--Negligence
4883(c), 2030--Minimum standards
Randall Umphlet
Carlsbad, CA
VET 5685
License revoked 3/26/98 Violation of probation

If you have any questions about a specific disciplinary action or would like further information, please call the VMB's Enforcement unit at (916) 263-2610.