Washougal’s physician assistant license suspended due to COVID actions
Among the complaints received, many claimed that Miller prescribed a long list of supplements, including vitamin D, vitamin C, zinc, melatonin, aspirin, quercetin and selenium, l acetylcysteine ââand l-glutathione, as well as drugs to be treated like ivermectin, dexamethasone and azithromycin. symptoms of the virus. In at least one complaint, Miller had not examined the patient and only spoke with the person over the phone.
The state also said Miller has repeatedly called doctors and nurses at hospitals to demand that patients be given ivermectin. During an appeal, the state said Miller identified himself as a patient’s brother. After recommending that the patient receive a specific antibiotic and antihistamine, Miller would then have identified himself correctly.
The Washington Medical Commission also claimed Miller lied about his 2013 license application when he failed to disclose an investigation in another state.
In 2012, the California Physician Assistant Board cited Miller, then practicing in that state, for providing medical care without permission from a supervising physician, writing drug prescriptions for controlled substances without examining patients, and not did not document patients’ medical records. However, according to state records, Miller claims he provided this information during the application process.
Miller has 20 days to appeal the suspension.
The popular medical provider finds support from the community and patients. Camas resident Joshua Brock created an online GoFundMe crowdsourcing campaign to raise money for Miller’s legal fund. To date, he has raised over $ 46,000.
Miller was not available to comment on this story.