Children are particularly vulnerable to quack diagnoses and treatments.
Under Our Skin is one of the most popular propaganda films for chronic Lyme conspiracy theories and quacks. In 2012, a post on the film’s Facebook page attempted to connect Lyme to various horrific acts of violence, such as the … Continued
Resources Maryland Board of Physicians: James Matthews discipline, 2009 Maryland Board of Physicians: James Matthews discipline, 2010 Washington Post: Figments of the Imagination?, 2008. Center for Health Journalism: Maryland doc spins fantastic tales while diagnosing mystery illness, 2010. Morgellons … Continued
Victor Gong is a doctor in Bishopville, Maryland who was disciplined by the Maryland State Board of Physicians in 2011 for a number of violations. The Board found that Gong: was guilty of unprofessional conduct in the practice of medicine prescribed … Continued
Mark Sivieri, MD is a doctor at Turning Point Integrative Health Centers in Maryland. “Integrative health” is a marketing term frequently used by quacks. In 2013, the Maryland Board of Physicians reprimanded Sivieri regarding his treatment of three patients. The … Continued
George William Allibone ran the Houston Wellness Clinic in Houston, TX. On March 1, 2019, Allibone surrendered his license to practice medicine in lieu of further disciplinary proceedings after the Texas Medical Board investigated his assessment, care and treatment of … Continued