MN BMP Publishable Press Releases, September 12, 2015 Board Meeting

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (09/15/2015)(readMedia)-- Annie L. Burton, M.D., #47177

1000 Rivage Lane

Burnsville, MN 55306

Year of Birth: 1973

Date of Action: September 12, 2015

Nature of Misconduct: Violating a state or federal narcotics or controlled substance law, unprofessional conduct; inability to practice medicine by reason of illness, and becoming addicted to a drug or intoxicant.

Action Taken: Dr. Burton's license is suspended. The suspension is stayed contingent upon her compliance with the following:

1. She shall participate in the Health Professionals Services Program (HPSP) and fully comply with all terms and conditions of her HPSP Participation Agreement and Monitoring Plan. Failure to comply with the HPSP Monitoring Plan, including any modifications, shall constitute a violation of this Order.

2. She shall sign releases allowing the Board to obtain her medical, mental health, and chemical dependency records.

3. She shall not prescribe, administer, or dispense any prescription drug or drug sample for her own use or her family members' use.

4. She shall practice in a pre-approved group setting.

5. She shall not have access to controlled substances while working in a pre-approved groups setting.

6. She may petition for reinstatement of an unconditional license upon submission of satisfactory proof of at least five years of documented, uninterrupted recovery.

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Jeffrey J. Herickhoff, M.D. #35889

P.O. Box 314

Willernie, MN 55090

Year of Birth: 1963

Date of Action: September 12, 2015

Nature of Misconduct: Inability to practice medicine due to illness, becoming addicted to a drug or intoxicant, and violating the terms on his Health Professionals Services Program Participation Agreement.

Action Taken: Dr. Herickhoff's license is suspended. The suspension is stayed contingent upon his compliance with the following:

1. He shall participate in the Health Professionals Services Program (HPSP) and fully comply with all terms and conditions of his HPSP Participation Agreement and Monitoring Plan. Failure to comply with the HPSP Monitoring Plan, including any modifications, shall constitute a violation of this Order.

2. He may petition for reinstatement of an unconditional license no sooner than three years from the date of the Order and upon submission of satisfactory proof of at least three years of documented, uninterrupted recovery.

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Dr. Flora M. MacCafferty #20944

6517 Drew Avenue, Suite 100

Edina, MN 55435

Year of Birth: 1938

Date of Action: August 14, 2015

Nature of Misconduct: Failure to satisfy a tax obligation.

Action Taken: Dr. MacCafferty's license is suspended.

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Rajesh Malhotra, M.B., B.S. #47349

17001 East Larkspur Lane, Apt 3

Independence, MO 64055

Year of Birth: 1967

Date of Action: September 4, 2015

Nature of Misconduct: Conviction of a felony reasonably related to the practice of medicine.

Action Taken: Dr. Malhotra's license is suspended.

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Robert S. Ross, M.D. #22036

Box 294

904 Highland Highway

Ortonville, MN 56278

Year of Birth: 1948

Date of Action: September 12, 2015

Nature of Misconduct: Departure from the minimum standards of practice.

Action Taken: Dr. Ross is reprimanded.

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Steven P. Waller, M.D. #30843

12500 43rd Avenue North

Plymouth, MN 55442

Year of Birth: 1956

Date of Action: September 12, 2015

Nature of Misconduct: Departure from the minimum standards of practice.

Action Taken: Dr. Waller is reprimanded.