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Florida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders

By Florida Department of Health Communications

December 06, 2017

Florida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders

Division of Medical Quality Assurance issues 24 ESO/EROs in November 2017

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(850) 245-4111

Tallahassee, Fla. –  The Florida Department of Health issued 24 Emergency Suspension Orders (ESOs) and Emergency Restriction Orders (EROs) during November for serious violations, which can include the commission of crimes, violations of standards of care, drug use, impairment, drug diversion, sexual misconduct or student loan defaults. 

  • Tania Algarra, Certified Nursing Assistant, Sarasota
  • Dawn Carolyn Bechard, Licensed Practical Nurse, Orlando
  • Noel E. Blackman, Medical Doctor, Valley Stream, New York
  • Ciarra L. Buckley, Licensed Practical Nurse, Ruskin
  • Angel L Torres Carballo, Massage Therapist, Miami
  • Candace Sue Cooley, Medical Doctor, Destin
  • Bianca L. Elbert, Certified Nursing Assistant, Jacksonville
  • Brian P. Elzinga, Certified Nursing Assistant, Bradenton
  • Patricia Anne Gray, Certified Nursing Assistant, Lake Wales
  • Kayla C. Hubbard, Certified Nursing Assistant, Jacksonville
  • Matthew Scott Kaye, Pharmacist and Consultant Pharmacist, Port Orange
  • Hamed Kian, Chiropractor, Jupiter
  • Edwin Mendez Laguna, Registered Nurse, Jacksonville
  • Delourdes Luxama Lalanne, Licensed Practical Nurse, Lehigh Acres & Ft. Myers
  • Samuel Jeffrey McCarty, Pharmacist, Gainesville
  • Breta Murcy, Certified Nursing Assistant, Clermont
  • Ben M. Parker, Optician, Mount Dora
  • Orly Pena-Sanchez, Medical Doctor ACN, Port St. Lucie
  • Marsha A. Richardson a/k/a Marsha A. Gordon, Certified Nursing Assistant, Panama City
  • Grant B. Satterlee, Consultant Pharmacist, Atlantic Beach
  • Jared Duane Slay, Registered Nurse, St. Augustine
  • Jason Edward Smith, Pharmacist, St. Petersburg
  • Tiffaney Amber Stickel, Registered Pharmacy Technician, Melbourne
  • Teresa Lynn Werner, Registered Nurse, Panama City Beach

ESO/EROs are not considered final agency action. The individual is entitled to a hearing before final action is taken by a regulatory board or by the department.

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 health care practitioner licensing process, visit

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