Gosnell connections: AG Biden wants two doctors suspended

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden wants two doctors who practice at Atlantic Women’s Medical Services to be suspended for failing to report Kermit Gosnell, a Philadelphia abortion doctor who’s facing murder charges for killing seven babies and one patient.

 

As part of what his office calls an ongoing investigation, Attorney General Biden has asked the Delaware Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline to immediately suspend Albert Dworkin, M.D., and Arturo Apolinario, M.D.

Biden says Dworkin failed to report Gosnell’s misconduct which he should have known about in his role as board certified obstetrician and gynecologist of record for the Women’s Meidcal Society where Gosnell practiced in Philadelphia.  The AG says Apolinario also failed to report unprofessional conduct by Gosnell in Delaware.

In a statement, Biden says, “Reporting professional misconduct is the law.  It is intended to help ensure patients receive the quality care they deserve and expect.  We will aggressively pursue action against anyone who fails to comply.”

Biden is also seeking a cease and desist order against Panzy Myrie, the owner of Atlantic Women’s Medical Services in Wilmington.  Myrie is accused of falsely representing herself as a licensed medical doctor and gynecologist even though she’s never been licensed in Delaware.  Biden is asking the Board to impose the maximum fine against AWMS for failing to report unprofessional conduct.

Earlier this year, members of Delaware Right to Life urged Biden to launch an investigation into not just AWMS, but all abortion providers in the state to ensure that state laws are being followed.

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