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Billings psychiatrist again seeks reinstatement of his medical license

Billings psychiatrist again seeks reinstatement of his medical license

A Billings child and adolescent psychiatrist who spent time in prison for possessing child pornography is trying yet again to get his medical license back so he can return to practice.

May 14, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Dr. Chris Christensen

Dr. Chris Christensen

Dr. Chris Christensen addresses the Board of Medical Examiners during its meeting last month in Bozeman. The Victor physician has issued over 3,000 medical marijuana cards, but he says each patient received thorough assessments, and not everyone who asks for Christensen’s signature gets it.

April 01, 2014 11:20 amLoading…

Billings psychiatrist seeking return of medical license will have to wait

A Billings psychiatrist’s quest for a second chance to practice medicine has stalled temporarily.

January 17, 2014 8:27 amLoading…

Judge dismisses assisted-suicide complaint

HELENA — A state judge has dismissed a complaint against the state Board of Medical Examiners over a position paper about assisted suicide that a group says implies the practice is legal in Montana.

December 15, 2013 10:37 amLoading…

Assisted-suicide dispute back in court

HELENA — The dispute over physician-assisted suicide was back in court Wednesday, as an organization seeks to have a state judge strike the Board of Medical Examiners' policy on the practice.

June 12, 2013 4:45 pmLoading…

State board indefinitely suspends medical license of child psychiatrist

The state Board of Medical Examiners has indefinitely suspended the medical license of a Billings child psychiatrist who last year admitted to possessing child pornography.

July 02, 2012 11:00 pmLoading…

Fewer than 12,000 medical pot cardholders in state now

HELENA — The number of registered marijuana cardholders in Montana fell below 12,000 as of March 31 for the first time in two years.

April 13, 2012 7:00 pmLoading…
Organizer of 'cannabis caravans' now going for online 'teleclinics'

Organizer of 'cannabis caravans' now going for online 'teleclinics'

Montana's tough new medical marijuana law was supposed to end the phenomenon of assembly-line doctor appointments or online recommendations for therapeutic cannabis.

July 18, 2011 12:15 amLoading…

Medical marijuana group defies ban on video exams

HELENA  — An advocacy group is defying the state medical board's ban on using video teleconferences to examine people seeking medical marijuana cards, saying the medium is necessary for people who don't have access to a doctor.

January 06, 2011 2:06 pm Related Loading…

License of former White Sulphur Springs doctor suspended

HELENA - The state Board of Medical Examiners has suspended the license of a former White Sulphur Springs physician after four complaints were filed against him and he did not undergo an evaluation recommended by the board.

July 05, 2010 9:33 amLoading…

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