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Woodbury Doctor Cited For Misconduct

Doctor Practiced at Health Partners Woodbury Clinic.

The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice took action Jan. 11 against a Woodbury-based doctor accused of professional misconduct, according to a press release

The board placed conditions on the license of Dr. Kevin C. Nepsund as reprimand for "unprofessional conduct," and for "prescribing a drug for other than medically accepted purposes," the release stated.

According to records, Nepsund most recently practiced at Health Partners Woodbury Clinic within the field of family medicine.

Conditions of Nepsund’s censure call for the doctor to read the board’s policy for pain control and a book that addresses responsible opioid prescribing, according to the release. 

Moreover, Nepsund is required to attend courses on chronic pain management and chemical dependency awareness, which must be followed up with an audit of his prescribing practices. He also must submit a narcotics agreement, to be used with all chronic pain patients, according to the release.

Nepsund is required to pay a $1,200 fine. 

He may petition for reinstatement of an unconditional license upon successful completion of the terms of the order.

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Roach Silverback January 21, 2014 at 10:53 PM
Lol and a 1200 fine... This Doc got off with a simple hand slap! Lol
Simon D January 22, 2014 at 06:42 PM
They're takin' all the fun outta' being a doctor. Acting like a big shot and prescribing unnecessary opiates for your friends is a big reason why many enter the medical field...
Roach Silverback January 23, 2014 at 08:24 AM
Simon come on now there are corner drug dealers that get jail time for what this dirt bag of a Dr did. Double standard here and I am ashamed that the wash co... Esq... Let this one fly!

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