A Florida doctor told his patient her test result would be available in 3-4 days. When the patient didn’t hear back, she called the practice several times, but she didn’t receive a return call. So she filed a complaint against the doctor with the medical board…mdedge.com, 10 things not to do in a medical board hearing, Leigh Page, Feb 2022
Miami attorney William J. Spratt Jr. said that most complaints are dismissed with no action taken, but some complaints don’t go away because doctors mishandle them.
The following are some common mistakes that physicians make when dealing with a board complaint.