State disciplines Urbana doctor for not renewing medical license

State disciplines Urbana doctor for not renewing medical license

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has disciplined an Urbana physician.

The state in May indefinitely suspended for one year Dr. Rati Dutta for practicing on a nonrenewed license. Dutta was also fined $1,000.

Other disciplinary actions were taken by the department in May against the following East Central Illinois businesses or professionals:

— Illinois Title Loans Inc., Champaign: Fined $30,850 for two separate violations.

— QC Financial Services Inc., Danville: Fined 3,400 for two separate violations.

— Jess Cole, Broadlands: Registered nurse reprimanded for failing to provide adequate supervision of subordinate nursing staff concerning nursing care provided to a resident of a nursing care facility.

— Carla Miller, Sullivan: Nursing home administrator reprimanded for unprofessional conduct.

For the full list of May disciplinary actions see:

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Sid Saltfork wrote on June 30, 2012 at 12:06 pm

Wow..... practicing without a license.  He gets a $1,000 fine; and can get his license back within 12 months.  That will show him.  How much does he earn a year?  Glad that he is not one of the physicians that I depend on.  He will pay the fine, and the license fee.  He will be back in the office within 3 months.

EL YATIRI wrote on June 30, 2012 at 3:06 pm
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My friend the real scandals never even get reported to Professional Regulation in this town.  Alcoholic doctors at both major hospitals who are drunk while on call, surgeons shagging their patients, sham surgeries, medicare fraud, etc, etc.  These are all routinely covered up and just like pedophile priests the offending professionals are shuffled around with the priority being maintaining the hospital's reputation.

Sid Saltfork wrote on June 30, 2012 at 8:06 pm

I learn something every day.  Thanks for the information.  I have only been concerned if they could understand my accent when I see them.  I usually have my wife with me in case I am misunderstood.  I guess there are other things that I should be concerned about.

EL YATIRI wrote on July 01, 2012 at 2:07 am
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If you are ever ill enough to be in the hospital your wife will need to come along and monitor you for the nurses.  Families are now the nurses eyes and ears.  The hospitals understaff and do not provide generous nurse to patient ratio.  The nurses are unable to do a good job once they have more than 4 patients to look after.  In California where the nurses are unionized this quality issue has been a major difficulty despite scientific study demonstrating poor outcomes the higher the nurse:patient ratio goes.  This town has successfully blocked any unionization of the nurses.