The report card for each state contains the scores it received when we evaluated it for how well it protects patients against sexually abusive doctors. The overall rating is the average of the score the state received in each category. In states with two medical boards, one for osteopathic physicians and the other for medical doctors, the overall rating is based on an average of each board’s scores.
Click on the boxes below to read how Wyoming did on each category — and how we calculated the score for the categories.
In 2008, Baumstarck was accused of sexual misconduct with a patient and repeatedly selling or supplying narcotics to a known drug abuser, and other violations.
A reciprocal order from Minnesota says he was convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, a felony charge in federal court. News reports show that in a deal with prosecutors he pleaded to a single drug charge. He was sentenced to three years’ probation. He surrendered his Wyoming license in lieu of a contested case.
“Disciplinary Summary License revoked 8/13/03”
— The only information listed for the board’s sanction of a doctor for whom a hearing panel found clear and convincing evidence of violations, including two counts of sexually exploiting patients, according to a news report.
On its website, the Wyoming board provides an alphabetical list of disciplinary actions. But often the summary provides no indication of the reasons sanctions were imposed.
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