Gosnell associates suspended by Delaware medical board

The fallout in connection with accused Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell continues to ripple through Delaware.

Both Delaware’s Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock and the President of the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline, Raymond L. Moore, Sr. agree with a ruling from the Attorney General’s office that would suspend the license of Dr. Albert Dworkin. A second doctor, Arturo Apolinario was not immediately suspended, but his ability to write prescriptions for controlled substances has been revoked as the investigation moves forward.

Bullock agrees with Attorney-General Beau Biden’s claim that Dworkin was on the staff of the Women’s Medical Society clinic in Philadelphia.  He agreed with Biden’s claim that Dworkin presented a “clear and present danger” as obstetrician of record at the clinic.  Dworkin sent a written statement to the News Journal stating he had never been at the facility.

Apolinario’s attorney also told the News Journal his client had no knowledge of Gosnell’s dealings with the Philadelphia clinic and no action should be taken against his client.

Bullock’s office also noted that Bullock and Apolinario’s status will be updated on the state’s website that tracks the 71,000 professional licenses in Delaware.

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