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Disciplinary Actions – Massage Therapists and Massage Practitioners

The following chart lists all public disciplinary orders executed since March 2002 by the  Board of Chiropractic & Massage Therapy Examiners. The list of disciplined licensees is in alphabetical order by last name.

The following is only a SUMMARY of public orders of formal disciplinary cases decided by the Board.  Full copies of the orders may be requested in writing.  This summary should NOT be considered a formal, updated, accurate verification of the license status of chiropractors.  Formal verification must be requested in writing from the Board, accompanied by a check for $35.00 per verification:

 

 

LICENSE NUMBER

DATE

SUMMARY OF ORDER

Adalla, Ramon

M01816

8/9/2011

Inappropriate illicit conduct of a sexual nature while practicing massage. Ordered: Voluntary permanent surrender of license
Akana, Sun

M01497

5/01/2002

Participated in illegal activity under the guise of massage therapy. Certificate suspended because certificate holder failed to comply with the stipulations in the final order.  Certificate remains suspended.
Allen, David​ Applicant​ 9/13/10​ Failed to disclose prior criminal conduct on application.      Ordered: Application denied
  Ball, Nicole     Applicant

  8/11/2011

Failed to disclose prior criminal conduct on application. Practicing w/o a license Ordered: Application denied
Baptiste, Herve

M04431

5/10/2012

Sexual misconduct, misrepresentation/omission about criminal history.  Ordered: Revoked
 Bass, Hyun K.

M01708

5/31/2005

Failed to cooperate in a lawful investigation conducted by the Board of Chiropractic Examiners.  Ordered: Revoked.
Blake, Kathyrn

M00467

7/11/2002

Fraudulently used certificate and failed to cooperate in a Board investigation by the Board.  Ordered: Suspended and serve probation.  Certificate holder required to take and pass the jurisprudence examination, pay examination fees, and court fees.  Certificate holder reinstated 3/11/03.
Bloome, Suk

M010866

               7/22/04

Inappropriate illicit conduct of a sexual nature while practicing massage. Ordered: Suspension 6 months, Probation 1 year; pass jurisprudence & proficiency exams & record keeping course
Brown, Un Sun

M00904

  

5/31/2005

 

Fraudulently used a certificate and committed an act inconsistent with generally accepted professional standards.             Ordered: Revoked.
Burris, Son

M01288

                          5/2/02

 

Fraudulently or deceptively obtaining a massage certificate by submitting false documentation. Ordered: Revoked
Campbell, Myong

M00650

 

    11/09/2006

Unprofessional conduct.  Ordered: Take & pass jurisprudence and proficiency examinations, $5,000 fine, payment of hearing expenses and exams, suspension until meeting foregoing requirements.
Cann, Alverta

Applicant

2/12/08

Criminal conduct/conviction of 2nd degree assault. Ordered: Denial of Application
Chang, Joung

M01719

3/11/2004

Engaged in an illicit sexual act under the guise of massage therapy.  Ordered: Suspended for three months.  To be reinstated certificate holder must pass the jurisprudence and massage proficiency examinations.  Certificate remains suspended.

Chen, Danielle     M03294     11/8/2010 Engaged in an illicit sexual act under the guise of massage therapy.  Ordered: Application for reinstatement of LMT license denied
Choi, Mun Suk

M01566

6/08/2006

Fraudulent use of Certificate.  Ordered: One (1) year suspension and $5,000 fine.
Chung, Kyong M01598

8/28/2002

Participated in illicit sexual conduct under the guise of massage therapy. Ordered:  Revoked.
Clark, James M01789

   9/10/2009

Exploited his therapeutic relationship with a patient for his own benefit. Failed to cooperate with Board investigation. Practiced without a license. Ordered: Revoked for five years, may not reapply for license for at least five years, pay all Board hearing costs.

Cole, Christopher Applicant

   1/21/2011

Failed to disclose prior criminal conduct on application.      Ordered: Application denied
Crowley, Hynoun M01252

7/2/02

Submitting false/fraudulent application; criminal conduct involving illicit sexual "158"
Culotta, Irena  Applicant

12/14/00

Failed to disclose prior criminal conviction on application. Ordered: Application denied
Ellsworth, Chong M01623

3/11/2004

Engaged in an illicit sexual act under the guise of massage therapy.  Ordered: Suspend for six months. To be reinstated certificate holder must pass the jurisprudence and massage therapy proficiency examinations.  Certificate holder remains suspended.
Fergus, Paul

R00412

3/26/2007

Board hearing on the Summary Suspension.  Ordered: Revoked for five years, may not reapply for registration for at least five years, pay all Board hearing costs.
Foxwell, Fritz R00843

   6/28/2010

Unprofessional conduct. Participated in behavior inconsistent with the professional standards of massage therapy.
Ordered: Immediate Summary Suspension pending hearing on merits
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Fuller, Carrie M04163

   7/01/2010

Engaged in acts inconsistent with generally acceptable professional standards in the practice of massage therapy, and conduct that violates the professional code of ethics.
Ordered: Revoked for two years, subject to specific conditions of the Order and pay all cost of complying with Order prior to petitioning for reinstatement.
Gayle, Andrea M01175

5/15/2003

Erroneously received a certificate under the grandfather waiver provision. Ordered: Renewal application denied.
Grench, Suk Applicant

4/18/02

Submitting false/fraudulent application: Ordered: Denial of Application
Hammel, Deok M01186

    5/24/2004

Participated in illicit sexual conduct  under the guise of massage therapy. Ordered: Revoked.
Hasting, Mildred M01170

6/02/2003

Erroneously received a certificate under the grandfather waiver provision. Ordered: Revoked.
Herderich, Ok R00018

7/22/2003

Participated in illicit sexual conduct under the guise of massage therapy. Ordered: Revoked.
Holston, Sun Ok R00032

3/11/2004

Failed to maintain client records.  Ordered: Suspended for three months.  To be reinstated registration holder must pass the jurisprudence and massage proficiency examinations.
Hong, Jong M01674

11/04/2002

Participated in illicit sexual conduct under the guise of massage therapy. Ordered:  Revoked.
Horn, Stacy M04380

    6/4/2010

Submitted false information on application.    Ordered $500 fine, 18 months probation
Jacobs, Robert M00639

8/16/2005

Committed an act inconsistent with professional standards; failed to cooperate in a lawful investigation; engaged in conduct that violates the code of ethics and knowingly does an act determined to be in violation of the regulations.       Ordered: Formal reprimand.
Jeon, Chung R00011

7/22/2003

Participated in illicit sexual conduct under the guise of massage therapy.  Ordered:  Suspended, Probation.  Certificate holder reinstated 11/13/03 after passing jurisprudence examination and pay all examination and court costs.  Certificate holder subsequently revoked in a separate matter.
Jin, Yan Zhu Applicant

11/29/2011

Failed to disclose prior criminal conduct on application.      Ordered: Application denied
Jung, Chung (aka: Jeon, Chung) R00011

7/19/2005

Fraudulently obtained a registration and failed to cooperate in a lawful investigation conducted by the Board of Chiropractic Examiners.  Ordered: Revoked.
Jung, Hoi Kyong M01784

4/27/2004

Engaged in an illicit sexual act under the guise of massage therapy.  Ordered: Revoked.
Kang, Chung M01241

1/02/2003

Certificate holder fraudulently received a massage transcript from the Virginia Learning Institute.  Ordered: Renewal application denied.
Kim, Chang D M01714

5/31/2005

Failed to cooperate in a lawful investigation conducted by the Board of Chiropractic Examiners.  Ordered: Revoked.
Kim, Hyun D. M01710

5/31/2005

Failed to cooperate in a lawful investigation conducted by the Board of Chiropractic Examiners.  Ordered: Revoked.
Kim, Kyong Sum M01614

5/11/2002

Participated in illegal activities under the guise of massage. Certificate suspended because certificate holder failed to comply with the stipulations in the final order.  Certificate remains suspended.
Kim, Woo J M01709

5/31/2005

Failed to cooperate in a lawful investigation conducted by the Board of Chiropractic Examiners.  Ordered: Revoked.
Kim, Yeon M01045

8/19/2011

Participated in illicit sexual conduct under the guise of massage therapy.  Ordered: Revoked.
Kim, Yumi M01202

4/01/2003

Participated in behavior inconsistent with the professional standards of massage therapy. Ordered:  Suspended and probation.  After being suspended and serving probation certificate holder passed the jurisprudence examination, and pay all fees.  Certificate holder is currently non-renewed.
LeBeau, Su Applicant

4/1/02

Inappropriate illicit conduct of a sexual nature while practicing massage. Ordered: Denial of application
Le Cheminant, Irna M01496

10/25/2010

Participated in illicit sexual conduct under the guise of massage therapy.  Ordered: Revoked.
Liley, Chan M01275

10/19/11

Participated in illicit sexual conduct under the guise of massage therapy.  Ordered: Revoked.
Lin, Stephen M01309

1/22/02

Fraudulently or deceptively obtaining a massage certificate by submitting false documentation. Ordered: Summary Suspension
Mann, Judith M01500

2/26/2007

Unprofessional conduct.  Ordered: Six month suspension, must take Board approved ethics course, probation for one (1) year period
McAlpin, Anjanette Applicant

1/02/2003

Failed to meet the requirements for certification under the grandfather waiver provision.  Ordered: Initial application denied.
McNichols, Lauren R00872

6/05/2008

Failed to disclose prior criminal conduct on application.  Ordered:  Probation for one year, randomly tested for illegal drugs and pay all costs associated with drug testing.
McWilliams-Shek, Kerry M01953

2/14/2008

Practiced massage without a renewed certificate.       Ordered: $500.00 fine and formal reprimand.
Medina, Chon R00090

1/02/2006

Unprofessional conduct, illicit business activities of a sexual nature.  Ordered: Voluntary surrender of registration, may not reapply for reinstatement for five years, pass Jurisprudence Exam, if/when reinstated three (3) years probation.
Miller, Chumei Applicant

4/29/02

Inappropriate illicit conduct of a sexual nature while practicing massage. Ordered: Denial of application
Moland, Chong M01593

4/10/2003

Participated in behavior inconsistent with the professional standards of massage.  Ordered:  Suspended and serve probation.  Reinstated by the Board after passing the jurisprudence examination and paying court fees.
Moore, Kyung S.  M01118

4/08/2004

Charged with prostitution and sexual offenses.  Ordered: Revoked
Mulligan, Paul Applicant

12/9/2010

Failed to disclose prior criminal conduct on application.      Ordered: Application denied
Naulty, Heather R01395

     5/2/2011

Convicted of theft-scheme: $500 plus and prostitution.   Ordered:  Probation 24 months
​Nice, Wilton  R00987​ ​2/21/13 ​Criminal conviction - Fourth degree sex offense
License surrended 
Nielsen, Chong M01745

5/11/2002

Participated in illegal activity under the guise of massage therapy.  Ordered:  Suspended.   Certificate suspended because certificate holder failed to comply with the stipulations in the final order.  Certificate was revoked 1/22/04 for failure to comply with the stipulations in the final order.
Ok, Son M01414

4/01/2003

Participated in illicit sexual conduct under the guise of massage therapy.  Ordered: Suspended.  Certificate holder was required to take and pass the jurisprudence examination, pay examination and court fees and was reinstated.
Olavarria, Aecha M01385

8/11/2011

Participated in illicit sexual conduct under the guise of massage therapy.  Ordered: Revoked.
Osborne, Heather R00882

6/19/2008

Failed to disclose prior criminal conduct on application.  Ordered:  Probation for one year, randomly tested for illegal drugs and pay all costs associated with drug testing.
Park, Mi Sook M01663

9/03/2002

Participated in illicit sexual conduct under the guise of massage therapy.  Ordered: Revoked.
Perry, Hui M01664

2/13/2003

Participated in illegal activity under the guise of massage therapy. Ordered: Suspended.  Certificate suspended because certificate holder failed to comply with the stipulations in the final order.  Certificates remain suspended.
Plummer, Henry Applicant

4/27/2011

Failed to disclose prior criminal conduct on application.    Ordered: Probation for 24 months
Poindexter, Deborah M01144

7/9/04

Violation of conditions of probation: Failure to pass proficiency exam. Ordered: Revoked
Rossi, John Applicant

6/08/2006

Practicing without certification.  Ordered: Application denied for five (5) year period.
Rubinshteyn, Mikhail Applicant

   9/4/2008

Failed to disclose prior criminal conduct on application. Failed to cooperate with investigation. Ordered: Application denied
Schectman, Carla R00883

10/19/2010

Violated Pre-charge consent order by testing positive for illegal drugs & failing to appear for testing as required. Ordered Registration Revoked
Schick, Aeson R01012

2/13/2013

Participated in behavior inconsistent with the professional standards of massage.  Ordered:  $500 fine and 2 year probation. Probation lifted on 2/13/13. Currently active in good standing
Shim, Jae Hee M01660

7/19/06

Violation of law/regulation; engaging in illicit sexual activities under Massage Certificate. Ordered: Revoked
Smith, Deborah M00649

9/29/2010

Employing uncertified and unregistered massage therapist/practitioner.  Ordered: Monetary fine of $1,000, one year of probation, complete Board approved ethics course, and take and pass the Board jurisprudence exam.
Smith, Stephen Edward R00335

6/6/2011

Sexually inappropriate conduct with clients    Ordered: Revoked
Smith, Kyong M01744

5/15/2007

Using certification to conduct illicit business of a sexual nature.  Ordered: Revoked.
Song, Kum M01742

1/02/2003

Participated in behavior inconsistent with the professional standards of massage therapy.  Ordered:  Suspended.  Renewal application denied.
Steeves, Michael M00646

10/21/2011

Violation of ethics & professional boundaries by engaging in a sexual relationship with a massage student while he was a massage therapy instructor. Ordered: Revoked  Court affirmed the Board's order 6/7/12
Tchamouroff, Tatiana R00783

11/15/2007

Practicing massage without certificate/registration, employing uncertified and unregistered massage therapists/practitioners.  Ordered: Monetary fine of $5,000, 6 months suspension, one year of probation, complete Board-approved ethics course, pay all Board and court costs.
​Thomas, Jessica R00590​ 11/14/12 ​Sexually inappropriate conduct with client   Ordered: Revoked​
Thompson, John M02293

1/05/2006

Unprofessional acts, condoning illicit sexual activity in practice. Ordered: Certification Revoked
Trammel, Robert R01420

6/13/2011

Failed to disclose prior criminal conduct on application. Ordered: Probation 12 months, complete Board-approved ethics, anger management/patient relations. Randomly tested for illegal drugs and pay all costs associated with drug testing.
Troop, Kyle R00868

5/29/2008

Applicant with prior criminal conduct.  Ordered:  Probation for one year, randomly tested for illegal drugs and pay all costs associated with drug testing.
Tsaguriya, Teymuraz M00641

4/11/2002

Participated in behavior inconsistent with the professional standards of massage therapy. Ordered: Suspended.  Reinstated 3/11/03 after suspension and probation served. Conditions of reinstatement included passing the jurisprudence examination and paying all examination and court fees.
Turley, Hae Won M01697

8/21/2002

Participated in behavior inconsistent with the professional standards of massage therapy.  Ordered: Suspended.  Renewal application denied.
Uniglicht, Louis J M00232

5/17/2004

Fraudulently used a certificate and committed an act inconsistent with generally accepted professional standards.  Ordered: Revoked.
Velez, Hwa Applicant

4/28/2003

Failed to meet the requirements for certification under the grandfather waiver provision.  Ordered: Initial application denied.
Wadsworth, Hyo M01317

6/20/2004

Arrested and charged with one count of prostitution.   Ordered:  Suspended for six months.  Certificate holder remains suspend.
Wang, Joyce R00195

   9/23/2010

Unprofessional acts, condoning illicit sexual activity in practice. Ordered: Registration Revoked
Waters, Megan R01336

    10/27/2010

Providing false information on application. Ordered: 8 month suspension, 4 months stayed, 1 year probation, $500 fine, jurisprudence exam and ethics course
Weems, Michelle M01604

4/28/2003

Participated in behavior inconsistent with the professional standards of massage therapy.  Ordered: Suspension.  Renewal application denied.
Win, Al Tin R00537

9/10/2010

Inappropriate touching and treatment of client during a massage. Ordered: Revoked,  Fine $5,000
Yang, Ho M01120

5/15/2002

Participated in behavior inconsistent with professional standards of massage therapy.  Ordered: Renewal application denied.
Yang, Hyun S. M01597

11/20/2003

Participated in illicit sexual conduct under the guise of massage therapy. Ordered: Revoked
Yang, Yeun Applicant

4/29/02

Inappropriate illicit conduct of a sexual nature while practicing massage. Ordered: Denial of Application
Yi, Hwa Im Applicant

1/03/2007

Making false statements on CMT application.      Ordered:  Application denied.
Yim, Hyunsook M01308

5/11/2002

Participated in behavior inconsistent with professional standards of massage therapy.  Ordered:  Suspended.  Renewal application denied.
Yu, Pola Applicant

6/12/00

Submitting false/fraudulent application. Ordered: Denial of Application
Yun, Hye Sook Applicant

8/20/2003

Failed to meet the requirements for certification under the grandfather waiver provision. Ordered: Initial application denied.
Zhang, Di M02665

11/18/2004

Fraudulently obtained and used a certificate, committed an act that is inconsistent with accepted professional standards and engaged in conduct that violated the code of ethics.  Ordered: Revoked.
Zhang, Di M02665

4/04/2006

Decision of Circuit Court, Baltimore County (Judge Cavanaugh).  On appeal, Board Revocation Order of 11/14/04 is affirmed.  Respondent had fraudulently and deceptively used certificate for illicit activities and violated code of ethics.