Updated at 1:40 p.m. Eastern: When original posted, this item reported, correctly, that the South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners’ website listed Anil Potti’s license as “suspended.” However, that status has now been changed to “active,” along with “No disciplinary action taken by the Board. This certifies that the above licensee is in good standing.” We are working to figure out why the status was changed.
Update, 1:55 p.m.: The Board tells us they made a mistake:
I looked into this matter and apparently this was a clerical error on our part because there are no public orders at this time. You should see this reflected on our licensee lookup system within 24 hours. Sorry for any confusion.
Anil Potti, the former Duke oncology researcher who lost his job at a South Carolina oncology practice earlier this week, has had his South Carolina medical license suspended, SCNow reports.
The South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners now lists Potti’s license — which he was granted on April 6, 2011 — as
We had a look at his other licenses. Potti’s North Carolina license, which was the subject of a reprimand late last year, remains active, according to that state board’s website. He also holds a license from the State of Missouri, which remains active. His Minnesota license, which expired in 2008, is listed as “cancelled, inactive,” without any corrective or disciplinary actions.
Potti has now retracted 10 papers and is the subject of ongoing investigations.
Hat tip: Commenter CTP