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Texas Medical Board disciplines Tyler doctor, 51 other physicians

AUSTIN, TX (KLTV) -

A Tyler doctor is one of 52 that The Texas Medical Board recently took disciplinary action against during its March meeting.

The board said that Norman Joel McCall, M.D., of Tyler, "violated his 2009 Order as modified by failing to timely file logs documenting his Alcoholics Anonymous attendance and failing to communicate and cooperate with the Board’s compliance officer."

Thursday, the board released a statement on the disciplinary action taken:

"At its March 2, 2018, meeting, the Texas Medical Board disciplined 52 licensed physicians and issued two cease and desist orders. The disciplinary actions included: eight orders related to quality of care violations, seven orders related to unprofessional conduct, three revocations, six voluntary surrenders/revocations, three suspensions, one order related to improper prescribing, one order related to improper supervision or delegation, four orders related to violation of Board rule, one order related to peer review action, two orders related to violation of prior Board order, seven orders related to other states’ actions, four orders related to inadequate medical records, four orders related to impairment, and one order related to TXPHP violation. The Board issued 195 physician licenses at the March meeting, bringing the total number of physician licenses issued in FY18 to 1,898."

The board said in its release:

McCall, Norman Joel, M.D., Lic. No. E6137, Tyler On March 2, 2018, the Board and Norman Joel McCall entered into an Agreed Order requiring him to within 30 days obtain an independent medical evaluation by a Board approved psychiatrist and follow all recommendations for care and treatment. The Board found Dr. McCall violated his 2009 Order as modified by failing to timely file logs documenting his Alcoholics Anonymous attendance and failing to communicate and cooperate with the Board’s compliance officer. 

The board also issued two cease and desist orders and adopted rule changes.

Read the full release here.

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