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Disciplinary Actions

Disclaimer for Disciplinary Action Summary

Position: Length of Time Disciplinary Actions Remain Posted on the Web Page - adopted March 09, 2000; revised August 24, 2017

When the Board takes disciplinary action against a licensee, a brief statement of the conduct and the sanctions imposed will appear on the web page for a period that coincides with the length of the disciplinary action, or one year, whichever is greater. Additionally, licensees who fail to meet the conditions in their Orders will remain on the web page until all requirements are met.

 

Current Disciplinary Actions



Edwards, John O., PT (Warning)
Location: Fuquay-Varina, NC, Wake County
License #: P10129
Conduct: Failure to complete a continuing competence documentation audit in a timely manner. 
Discipline: Warning and reimburse the Board for costs of the investigation. (Effective – October 28, 2018)

Hurley, Brandy Michelle, PTA (Surrender of License) 
Location: Wadesboro, NC, Anson County
License #: A2956
Conduct: Removing prescription medications from a patient’s home
Discipline: Surrender of license for a minimum of 2 years.  (Effective date – December 14, 2017)

Matuskey, Joel R., PT (Warning)
Location: Lincolnton, NC, Lincoln County
License #: P13317
Conduct: Failure to complete a continuing competence documentation audit demonstrating renewal requirements were completed. 
Discipline: Warning and reimburse the Board for costs of the investigation. Ineligible for PT license renewal until continuing competence audit deficiencies are completed and a completed renewal application and payment are filed.  (Effective – October 28, 2018)

Suter, Laura C., PT (Warning)
Location: Cary, Wake County
License#: P5933
Conduct: Failure to renew license by the deadline for the second time.
Discipline: Warning, reimburse the Board for costs of the investigation. (Effective – April 28, 2018)

Taylor, Clinton Ross, PTA (Surrender of License) 
Location: Hendersonville, NC, Henderson County
License #: A5494
Conduct: Falsifying documentation, billing and charging for services not performed and charging fees not supported by documentation
Discipline: Surrender of license for a minimum of 3 years.  (Effective date – January 1, 2018)

Welborn, Amber S., PTA (also known as Amber Sparks) (Probation)
Location:
License #: A3820
Conduct: Failure to complete documentation in timely manner; billing for physical therapy services not performed and recording false or misleading data, measurements or notes regarding a patient. 
Discipline: Probation for a period of 2 years, submit quarterly reports, reimburse the Board for costs of the investigation and complete a course in documentation and billing.  (Effective – April 13, 2018)

Wynne, Kathy D., PTA (Warning)
Location: Washington, Beaufort County
License #: A1474
Conduct: Billing for physical therapy services not performed
Discipline: Warning, reimburse the Board for costs of the investigation. (Effective – April 28, 2018)


Disclaimer for Disciplinary Action Summary  (revised 08-24-17)
The reports contained as part of this web site represent summaries of those formal disciplinary orders issued by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners imposing warnings, suspension, revocation, and other discipline.

Disciplinary orders for individual licensees may be viewed on the Board’s website: www.ncptboard.org, “Online Services” under “Verify a PT or PTA”.  To access documents do the following:

  • Enter either the licensees name or license number, click Search for a list.
  • Once the list is available, click on the license number of the appropriate licensee,
  • Scroll to the bottom of the screen to “Note/Disciplinary Actions/Restrictions”
  • Click on the link (in brown and underlined) to view documents

For more information regarding these actions, please contact the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy at the following address:

NC Board of PT Examiners
North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
8300 Health Park
Suite 233
Raleigh, NC 27615
karney@ncptboard.org

Phone: 919-490-6393
Fax: 919-490-5106

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