Dentist’s license suspended for inappropriate conduct with patient, over prescribing drugs

June 20, 2012

NEW — 12:30 p.m. June 20, 2012

State health officials have immediately suspended the license of Newcastle dentist Gil Furman, according to a Washington State Department of Health release.

The Dental Quality Assurance Commission and the Department of Health say Furman cannot practice safely because of inappropriate conduct with a female patient and over prescribing controlled drugs.

Furman cannot practice in Washington until the charges are resolved.

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