Washougal physician assistant’s license suspended over COVID actions

Of the complaints received, many claimed that Miller prescribed a long list of supplements, including vitamin D, vitamin C, zinc, melatonin, aspirin, quercetin and selenium, acetylcysteine ​​and l-glutathione, as well as the drugs ivermectin, dexamethasone and azithromycin to treat virus symptoms. . In at least one complaint, Miller had not examined the patient and had only spoken to the person by telephone.

The state also said Miller repeatedly called doctors and nurses at hospitals to demand that patients receive ivermectin. During a phone call, the state said Miller identified himself as a patient’s brother. After recommending that the patient be given a specific antibiotic and antihistamine, Miller reportedly identified himself correctly.

The Washington Medical Commission also alleged that Miller lied about his 2013 licensing 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 a supervising physician’s approval, writing drug orders for controlled substances without examining patients, and failing to document medical records. of patients. However, according to state archives, Miller claims he did provide that information during the application process.

Miller has 20 days to appeal the suspension.

The popular medical provider finds community and patient support. Camas resident Joshua Brock created an online crowdsourcing GoFundMe campaign to raise money for Miller’s legal fund. To date, it has raised over $46,000.

Miller could not be reached for comment on this story.

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