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Medical Board of California

2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95815
Consumer Information Line: (916) 263-2382

 

Physician Information

Licensee Name:EDMUND CHEIN, MD
License Type:PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
License Number:A38678
License Status:LICENSE RENEWED & CURRENT
Public Record Actions: MISDEMEANOR CONVICTION
DISCIPLINE BY OTHER STATE/FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
LIMITS ON PRACTICE
PROBATION
Original Issue Date:JULY 02, 1982
Expiration Date:OCTOBER 31, 2015
Address:2825 TAHQUITZ CANYON WY BLDG A
PALM SPRINGS, CA 92262
County:RIVERSIDE

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Administrative/Disciplinary Action
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Case Number: 19 2000 107723
Description of Action: FIVE YEARS PROBATION WITH VARIOUS TERMS AND CONDITIONS. RESTRICTIONS: PROHIBITED FROM POSTING ON THE INTERNET ANY PRE-SIGNED FORMS OR OTHER FORMS THAT CAN BE USED TO OBTAIN LAB TESTING & FROM MAKING ANY UNTRUE OR MISLEADING ADVERTISING. ALSO, PROHIBITED FROM SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.
Effective Date of Action: MARCH 16, 2006

Case Number: D1 2000 107723
Description of Action: FOUR YEARS PROBATION WITH VARIOUS TERMS AND CONDITIONS. DURING PROBATION, DR. CHEIN IS PROHIBITED FROM SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.
Effective Date of Action: NOVEMBER 02, 2012

Administrative Action Taken by Other State or Federal Government
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Complaint Number: 16 2007 181893
Jurisdiction: UTAH BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS
Description of Action: UTAH BOARD PLACED DR. CHEIN ON FIVE YEARS PROBATION BASED ON ACTION TAKEN BY THE MEDICAL BOARD OF CALIFORNIA.
Date of Action: OCTOBER 10, 2006

Complaint Number: 16 2012 226921
Jurisdiction: UTAH DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Description of Action: UTAH MEDICAL LICENSE PLACED ON PROBATION. BASED ON ACTION TAKEN BY THE MEDICAL BOARD OF CALIFORNIA.
Date of Action: SEPTEMBER 24, 2012

Felony Conviction
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Misdemeanor Conviction
California Business and Professions Code section 2027(a)(7) states effective 1/1/07, any misdemeanor conviction that results in a disciplinary action or an accusation that is not subsequently withdrawn or dismissed shall be posted on the Internet.

Complaint Number: 19 2000 107723
Court: SUPERIOR COURT OF CA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
Docket Number: 0AH04080
Description: DR. CHEIN WAS FOUND GUILTY OF VIOLATING PENAL CODE SECTION 594(A) (VANDALISM).
Sentence: THREE YEARS PROBATION WITH TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Effective Date of Action: NOVEMBER 17, 2010


Administrative Citation Issued
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Hospital Disciplinary Action
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Malpractice Judgment
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Arbitration Award
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Malpractice Settlements
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Education

Medical School:AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF CARIBBEAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Year Graduated:1980

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