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Suspension and Restriction Orders—August 2013

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

September 05, 2013

September 5, 2013

Contact: Communications Office
(850) 245-4111

~Division of Medical Quality Assurance issues 20 ESO/EROs during the last 30 days~

TALLAHASSEE—The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has issued 20 Emergency Suspension Orders (ESOs) and Emergency Restriction Orders (EROs) for serious violations relating to the commission of crimes, standard of care, drug use, or student loan defaults.

  • Michael Dietch, Medical Doctor, South Daytona
  • Lelio Desvallons, Medical Doctor, Miami
  • Santana Williams, Licensed Practical Nurse, Riverview
  • Katy Wallis, Pharmacist, Bradenton
  • Melissa Terpos, Registered Pharmacy Technician, Port Saint Lucie
  • Thomas Floyd, Dentist, West Palm Beach
  • Michael Tarver, Dentist, Ocala
  • Mark McDonough, Medical Doctor, Orlando
  • Robyn Siegel-Choe, Registered Nurse, Sarasota
  • Debra Moyer, Registered Nurse, Melbourne
  • Caroline Rouleau, Registered Nurse, Tallahassee
  • Brandon Smith, Registered Nurse, Jacksonville
  • Dawn Wilkerson, Registered Nurse, Longwood
  • Cary Herold, Registered Nurse, Fleming Island
  • Carolyn Eddy, Licensed Practice Nurse, Lady Lake
  • Lynn Williams, Pharmacist, Fort Lauderdale
  • Pharmacy Care Inc., Pharmacy, Wilton Manors
  • Karen Clark, Certified Nursing Assistant, Sarasota
  • Darren Combass, Physical Therapist Assistant, Gainesville
  • Michelle Broach, Occupational Therapist, Lake City

To view the most recent ESOs, EROs, Final Orders and Administrative Complaints, please visit For other information on Medical Quality Assurance, including information about enforcement terms or definitions, boards and councils, or the heath care practitioner licensing process, visit

Emergency suspension or restriction orders are not considered final agency action, but are imposed as specified by section 456.074, Florida Statutes. The individual is entitled to a hearing before final action is taken by a regulatory board or by DOH.

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