PRESCRIPTION PADS STOLEN or MISSING
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REPORT OF STOLEN OR MISSING PRESCRIPTION PADS
Date Reported to Board:
Prescriber Contact Information:
Maryland County / ZIP:
Description of Incident:
Incident Date: 10/16/2013
Date Reported to Board: 10/17/2013
Prescribers Name: Dr. Aliya Chaudhry
Prescriber Specialty: Pediatrician
Prescriber Contact Information: 856-430-8072 or 410-398-0590
Maryland County / ZIP: 21921
Description of Incident: Dr. Chaudhry's script pad was stolen yesterday out of the office. She is unaware of who confiscated the pad at this time. She believes that it could have been stolen from her personal office or in one of the exam rooms. This incident took place between the hours of 2 and 3pm. The pack had about 1/2 to 1/3 of the blanks scripts available. We have notified all of the local pharmacies already and we are hoping that this can be resolved soon. Thank you for your time in this manner.
Dr. Chaudhry's Important Numbers:
Incident Date: 8/16/2013
Date Reported to Board: 8/22/2103
Prescribers Name: RICHARD SZYMANSKI, PHYSICIAN ASST.
Prescriber Specialty: NEUROSURGERY - 410 955 6405
Prescriber Contact Information: JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL, SHEIKH ZAYED TOWER 8116, 1800 ORLEANS ST
Maryland County / ZIP: BALTIMORE, MD 21287
Description of Incident: A PARTIAL PAD OF 5-10 PRESCRIPTIONS WERE EITHER LOST OR STOLEN FROM A NURSING STATION AT THE JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL. THE ORIGINAL SUPPLY OF 2 PADS HAD SERIAL NUMBERS 0439326 TO 0439350 AND 0439351 TO 0439375. IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE PRESCRIPTIONS REPORTED AS MISSING WERE THE LAST 5-10 IN EITHER PAD
Incident Date: 7/28/2013
Date Reported to Board: 7/29/13
Prescribers Name: JOHN MICHAEL SCHRUEFER, M.D
Prescriber Specialty: EMERGENCY MEDICINE / PHLEBOLOGY
Prescriber Contact Information: 240-268-1227
Maryland County / ZIP: MONTGOMERY COUNTY / 20850
Description of Incident:
ON SUNDAY, JULY 28TH, A PHARMACIST FROM CVS IN CHESTER, MD CALLED DR.
SCHRUEFER TO ASK ABOUT A PRESCRIPTION FORM THEY RECEIVED FOR AN 11 MONTH
OLD INFANT (RILEY HOHMAN) FOR AMOXICILLIN. DR. SCHRUEFER DID NOT WRITE THIS
PRESCRIPTION. KERRY HOHMAN IS AN ULTRASONOGRAPHER WHO USED TO WORK IN DR.
SCHRUEFER'S ROCKVILLE, MD OFFICE FOR VEIN CLINICS OF AMERICA. HOWEVER, NOW
KERRY HOHMAN WORKS IN THE ANNAPOLIS, MD VEIN CLINICS OF AMERICA OFFICE. THE
HANDWRITING ON THE FORGED PRESCRIPTION FORM AND HER WRITTEN WORK IN
PATIENT'S MEDICAL RECORDS IS SIMILAR HANDWRITING (SAMPLE ATTACHED WITH THE
FORGED PRESCRIPTION FORM). POLICE HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED IN CHESTER, MD AS THIS
IS THE LOCATION OF THE CVS PHARMACY WHERE WE FIRST BECAME AWARE OF
Incident Date: June 1-2, 2013
Date Reported to Board: June 6, 2013
Prescribers Name: Abigail Race, PA
Prescriber Specialty: Surgery
Prescriber Contact Information: Johns Hopkins Hospital 410 502-2651 email@example.com
Maryland County / zip: Baltimore City 21287
Description of Incident: 2 pads of Johns Hopkins Hospital pink controlled substance prescription pads (appx. 25 individual prescriptions / pad) with serial numbers 0437151 t0 0437200 were reported as stolen from the Weinberg 4C nursing station during the week-end of June 1st / 2nd. The pads were issued to Abigail Race, PA. The event was reported to Johns Hopkins Corporate security on June 4 and is under investigation.
InCident Date: 5/29/13 - 5/31/13
Date Reported to Board: 6/12/13
Prescriber Name: Benista Owusu-Amo, MD
Prescriber Specialty: Medical Resident
PreSCriber Contact lnformation; 603-703-8373
Maryland County / ZIP: Baltimore citv 21201
Description of lncident:
It was discovered Maryland General Hospital controlled prescription blanks were
missing from the Bolton Hill Clinic when the HospitaL was contacted by two different
retail pharmacies regarding suspicious prescriptions written for Percocet 325/10 mg,
#90 tabs Dr. Owusu-Amo had not Worked at the Bolton Hill Clinic nor was she
familiar with the patients named on the fraudultly written prescriptions. The stolen
blanks are numbered 58737-58744 and 63122-63130.
Incident Date: For the past year
Date Reported to Board: May 29, 2013
Prescribers Name: Haddijatou S. Ogunsola MD
Prescriber Specialty: Pain Management
Prescriber Contact Information: 410-590-8824
Maryland County I zip: Anne Arundel 21122
Description of Incident: For the past year we have had problems with someone u
Dr. Ogunsolas DEA number to receive medications that she did not prescribe and to
patients she has never seen. We have received several fake computer generated
prescriptions in her name mostly for Oxycodone 15mg and Oxycodone 30mg. The police
have been contacted however we wanted you to be aware of this as well, We were told
to report this to the Board of Pharmacy and that you would put out a letter to all of the
pharmacies. We know for a fact that this is happening in Anne Arundel County and
Baltimore City but are unaware of any where else it ma’’ have taken place at. If you need
any other information please feel free to contact us. Jennifer Sacks is the office manager
and would be able to answer questions or provide any other information that you may
Incident Date: 09/11/2012
Date Reported to Board: 09/13/2012
Prescribers Name: Aroor S Rao
Prescriber Specialty: Cardiology
Prescriber Contact Information: 301-552-1200
Maryland County / zip: 20706
Description of Incident: Fraudulent script taken to RiteAid in Silverspring and Giant Pharmacy 366 @ 301-585-2777 in silver spring for Oxycodone 30MG. Script has some of our doctors names but no DEA or NPI. NOT THE REGULAR OFFICE SCRIPTS. Script has a forged signature of Dr.Aroor Rao.
Incident Date: 07/07/12
Date Reported to Board: 08/01/12
Prescribers Name: Cassie Kryzak, PA
Prescriber Contact Information:41 0-368-6000
Maryland County / zip: City of Baltimore 21229
Description of Incident: Fake script was presented to Watgreens in Chester, MD. The fake script was
on a legitimate prescription form for controlled substances. Based upon the log number on the script,
this appears to be the only missing form.
Incident Date: 7/24/12
Date Reported to Board: 7/31/12
Prescribers Name:Janine Carrington DDS
Prescriber Contact Information: 8383 Cherry Lane Laurel MD
Maryland County / Zlp:20707
Description of Incident: Prescriptions for Demerol and Percocet printed on computer prescription form without
deritist’s knowledge or valid signature.
Incident Date: 6 / 29 / 12
Date Reported to Board: 7 / 6 / 12
Prescribers Name: ADULT MEDICINE CLINICS - JOHNS HOPKINS OUTPATIENT CENTER
Prescriber Specialty: INTERNAL MEDICINE
Prescriber Contact Information: JHOC 7TH FLR 410 955-3110
Maryland County / zip: 21287
Description of Incident: A JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PRESCRITION PAD WITH NUMBERS 0357326 TO 03457350 MAY HAVE BEEN STOLEN ON, OR ABOUT, 6/19/12 AND ANY PRESCRIPTIONS IN THIS SEQUENCE SHOULD BE CONSIDERED FORGERIES UNLESS VERIFIED BY THE PRESCRIBER BY CALLING 410 955-3110. PRESCRIPTION NUMBER 0357326 WAS MADE OUT TO A CAROLYN WILMER (DOB 11-21-58), ADDRESS 203 N. DOUGLAS COURT 21231. THE PRESCRIBER WAS LISTED AS SUSAN TUDDENHAM T6271. THE PRESCRIPTION WAS NOT VALID (PER THE PHYSICIAN), AND THIS PATIENT HAS NEVER BEEN SEEN IN THE CLINIC.
Incident Date: 4/30/12
Date Reported to Board: 4/30/12
Prescribers Name: Lawrence L. Rubin, MD
Prescriber Specialty: Internal Medicine
Prescriber Contact Information: 3 Nashua Court Suite H Baltimore MD 443-579-1088
Maryland County / zip: Baltimore County 21221
Description of Incident: A prescription pad with the name Lawrence L Rubin, MD was stolen or copies made, location of the theft is unknown. Several area pharmacies called/faxed copies of the fraudulent prescriptions, all made out for varying amounts of Oxycodone. Baltimore County Police were notified.
Incident Date: 2/27/12, 2/17/12, 3/2/12, 2/13/12, 12/3/11, 2/2/12, 1/23/12, 1/12/12
Date Reported to Board: 3/5/12
Prescribers Name: Arthur Hildreth, M.D., Maciej Chodynicki, M.D. Jeannine Cannito, CRNP-PMH, Kamau Collins, M.D., Claude Smith, M.D.
Prescriber Specialty: Psychiatry
Prescriber Contact Information: 8114 Sandpiper Circle, Suite 215
Maryland County / zip: Baltimore, MD 21236
Description of Incident: We have received multiple copies of forged prescriptions. We believe several prescription pads were stolen from the office from multiple providers. All scripts were written for Oxycodone 30mg.
Incident Date: Approximately 1/13/12-1/20/12
Date Reported to Board: 1/31/12
Prescribers Name: Vincent Perrotta, MD
Prescriber Specialty: Plastic Surgery
Prescriber Contact Information: 410-546-0464
Maryland County / zip: Wicomico/21801
Description of Incident:
Incident Date: 2/5/2012
Date Reported to Board: 2/6/2012
Prescribers Name: Letitia W. Short, M.D.
Prescriber Specialty: Integrative Medicine, Allergy, Specialized Adult Medicine and Pediatrics
Prescriber Contact Information: 410.337.2707
901 Dulaney Valley Road
Dulaney Center II
Towson, Maryland 21204
Maryland County / zip:
Description of Incident: My office was burglarized this past weekend and blank prescription pads were taken.
Incident Date: Unknown
Date Reported to Board: 2/14/12
Prescribers Name: Steven E. Capland, MD, Catherine Fearson, CPNP
Prescriber Specialty: Pediatrics
Prescriber Contact Information: 2411 W. Belvedere, Ste. 508, Baltimore, MD 21215
(410)578-8383 or (410)601-8384
Maryland County / zip: 21215
Description of Incident: Was notified by a pharmacy on 2/14/2012 that a person by the name of Lamont Hudson has filled various prescriptions for controlled substances since 1/24/12. The prescriptions were forged with Dr. Capland's signature.
Incident Date: 12/8/11
Date Reported to Board: 12/8/11
Prescribers Name: COMMUNITY CHILD PSYCHIATRY PROGRAMS AT JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL
Prescriber Specialty: PEDIATRIC PSYCHIATRY
Prescriber Contact Information: 410 262-6434
Maryland County / zip: BALTIMORE CITY 21231
Description of Incident: JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PRESCRIPTION PADS WITH SERIAL NUMBERS 0062215 – 0062450 REPORTED AS STOLEN FROM CLINIC OFFICE OF DR. JOYCE NOLAN HARRISON, 403 N. CAROLINE STREET, BALTIMORE, MD.
Incident Date: 8/31/2011
Date Reported to Board: 11/16/2011
Prescribers Name: Nathan C Moskowitz, M.D.
Prescriber Specialty: Neurological Surgery
Prescriber Contact Information: 212 N. Adams Street Suite 1, Rockville, MD 20850
Maryland County / zip: Montgomery, 20850
Description of Incident: A forger somehow obtained above pad or copied above. Different people have turned up at different pharmacies with “Roxycodone #150”. The policed are called but some may be filled by innocent pharmacists. Please take care to never fill any Roxycodone or any narcotics over #60 for Dr. Moskowitz.
Incident Date: 9/23/2011, 11/3/2011
Date Reported to Board: 11/4/2011
Prescribers Name: RICHARD HUDES, M.D.
Prescriber Specialty: RADIATION ONCOLOGY
Prescriber Contact Information: 410 368 2965
Maryland County / zip: 21229
Description of Incident: ON 9/23/11 I WAS CONTACTED BY A PHARMACIST REGARDING A FALSIFIED/ FORGED OXYCODONE 30 MG PRESCRIPTION WRITTEN ON A STOLEN PRESCRIPTION PAD FROM ST AGNES HOSPITAL CANCER INSTITUTE. THE PERPETRATOR, WHO IS NOT A PATIENT OF MINE, WAS ARRESTED AND TRIAL IS PENDING.
ON 11/3/11 I WAS CONTACTED BY ANOTHER PHARMACIST REGARDING A FALSIFIED/ FORGED OXYCODONE 30 MG PRESCRIPTION WRITTEN ON A STOLEN PRESCRIPTION PAD FROM ST AGNES HOSPITAL CANCER INSTITUTE. THE PERPETRATOR, WHO IS NOT A PATIENT OF MINE, WAS ARRESTED. THE SAME PRESCRIPTION PAD ALSO HAS THE NAME AND DEA# OF SYLWESTER DZIUBA, M.D.
DR. DZIUBA AND I WOULD LIKE PHARMACISTS TO PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE AT 410 368 2965 TO VERIFY ALL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PRESCRIPTIONS. WE ARE ON CALL 24/7, BUT IF WE ARE LATE IN RESPONDING THEN WE ASK THAT YOU NOT FILL SUCH PRESCRIPTIONS UNTIL CONFIRMATION WITH OUR OFFICE EVEN IF IT’S NOT UNTIL THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY.
Incident Date: 11/21/2011
Date Reported to Board: 11/22/2011
Prescribers Name: Joshua Ewen, MD
Prescriber Specialty: Neurology and Developmental Medicine
Prescriber Contact Information: Kennedy Krieger Institute 707 N. Broadway, Balto. MD 21205
Maryland County / zip: Balto. MD 21205
Description of Incident: Received information at 10:30 AM 11/21/11 from Michelle, Pharmacist at Harlem Gardens Pharmacy in Baltimore that an individual tried to fill a fraudulent prescription for Oxycodone at her pharmacy. Michelle advised that the script appeared authentic. After viewing faxed image of script it was determined that an unknown quantity of Dr. Ewen’s prescriptions had been stolen. Copy of prescription attached. Police were notified.
Incident Date: 6/27/2011
Date Reported to Board: 6/27/2011
Prescribers Name: Kavita B. Kalra, M.D.
Prescriber Specialty: Oncology, Hematology
Prescriber Contact Information: 410-261-8364
Maryland County / zip: Baltimore City 21218
Description of Incident: Physician was called by the Old Town Pharmacy in Baltimore to verify the prescription for Alprazolam. This was a fraudulent prescription and likely written on a stolen prescription pad. Complaint was filed with the Baltimore City Police Department.
Incident Date: 5/27/2011
Date Reported to Board: 6/1/2011
Prescribers Name: MOORE CLINIC AT JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL
Prescriber Specialty: INFECTIOUS DISEASE
Prescriber Contact Information: 410-614-6044
Maryland County / zip: Baltimore City 21287
Description of Incident: 2 CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PRESCRIPTION PADS (25 INDIVIDUAL PRESCRIPTIONS/PAD) REPORTED AS STOLEN FROM THE MOORE CLINIC WITH SERIAL NUMBERS 0284776 – 0284825. 1 OF THESE PRESCRIPTIONS WAS IDENTIFIED AS FRAUDULENT AND ATTEMPTED TO BE FILLED FOR OXYCODONE 30MG.
Incident Date: 12/23/2010, 12/30/2010, 1/6/2011
Date Reported to Board: 1/6/2011
Prescribers Name: David A. Cohen, MD.
Prescriber Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Prescriber Contact Information: 410-282-7600 ext. 224
Maryland County / zip: Baltimore, MD 21224
Description of Incident A MedStar Franklin Square Hospital prescription pad was stolen and my DEA number was used to write over six known scripts for Oxycodone 30 mg #100.
Incident Date: October 13, 2010
Date Reported to Board: October 13, 2010
Prescribers Name: Dr. David M. Cromwell
Prescriber Specialty: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Prescriber Contact Information: 10751 Falls Rd. Ste. 401
Lutherville, MD 21093
Maryland County / zip: Baltimore County 21093
Description of Incident: A CVS Pharmacy in Nottingham, MD informed Dr. David M. Cromwell that a patient of Dr. David M. Cromwell had a prescription for Oxycontin filled on October 1, 2010 and then tried again on October 13th to have a prescription filled for Oxycontin on one of the doctor’s prescription forms. The pharmacy called Dr. Cromwell’s office on October 13th to verify that Dr. Cromwell had written the prescription, which he had not. Dr. Cromwell believes that this person stole his prescription pad when in the office for a patient visit.
Incident Date: 9/26/2010
Date Reported to Board: 9/29/2010
Prescribers Name: Maryam Jaberi MD, FACS
Prescriber Specialty: General Surgery
Prescriber Contact Information: 410-939-0700
Maryland County / zip: Harford County
Description of Incident: Fraudulent script taken to Walgreens pharmacy in Forest Hill MD with Doctors DEA and NPI
Incident Date: 2/24/2010
Date Reported to Board: 2/26/2010
Prescribers Name: Edward Arrison
Prescriber Specialty: Pain Management, Anesthesiology
Prescriber Contact Information: 410-752-4101
Maryland County / zip: Baltimore City 21230
Description of Incident: Fed-Ex delivered box of pads, several missing
- Incident Date: 12/18/2012
- Date Reported to Board: 12/18/2012
- Prescribers Name: Douglas G. Pincock DMD
- Prescriber Specialty: Pedodontist
- Prescriber Contact Information: 301-881-8351 or 301-916-0102
- Maryland County / zip: Montgomery County
- Description of Incident: Was notified by a pharmacy that several scripts was written in Kelly Patton-Pertell's name for vicodine and Flexeril and Forged Dr. Pincock signature, pads were stolen back in Oct. 2012.