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Case No. 20-1186

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John Doe, M.D.
Iowa Board of Medicine


John Doe, M.D.


Iowa Board of Medicine

Attorney for the Appellant

David L. Brown and Alexander E. Wonio

Attorney for the Appellee

Anagha Dixit, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jul 21, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Jeanie K. Vaudt, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Bower, C.J., and Doyle and Tabor, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (9 pages)

            Dr. Doe appeals a district court order affirming the Iowa Board of Medicine’s (Board) order to undergo a confidential competency evaluation.  OPINION HOLDS: Based on the record before us, including the Board’s credibility findings, the Board had probable cause to order Dr. Doe undergo the comprehensive evaluation.  We affirm.

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