Scientologist quack David Minkoff disciplined by medical board

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Dr. David Minkoff is a quack in Clearwater, Florida who was disciplined by the Florida Board of Medicine after the death of Lisa McPherson, a fellow Scientologist. His license was suspended for one year and he was fined $10,000.

Minkoff was also the subject of a lawsuit regarding Lisa McPherson’s death. He paid $100,000 to settle the suit.

Minkoff operates the LifeWorks Wellness Center in Clearwater, which advertises a number of discredited treatments, such as ozone therapy and homeopathy.

Minkoff has also been associated with the pseudoscience groups ACAM and Scientology.

Relevant articles

Quackwatch: Disciplinary Action against David Minkoff, M.D.

St. Petersburg Times: Doctor settles his part of wrongful death suit

Seattle Times: Public never warned about dangerous device

Tony Ortega on Scientology: What you’ll find on the menu at the clinic run by a physician who’s also a Scientologist

Scientology Critical Information Directory: David Minkoff

Florida Board of Medicine: David Minkoff Final Order, Administrative Complaint, and other documents

California Medical Board: David Minkoff Discipline

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation: David Minkoff Malpractice Claim

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