Texas Medical disciplines three Permian Basin Doctors

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

The Texas Medical Board disciplines three doctors in the Permian Basin.

Dr. Daniel Kinzie of Midland must complete a medical records keeping course on prescribing medications, and be monitored for a year.

Dr. Barrett Whitefield of Odessa has been reprimanded for non-therapeutic prescribing.

He must also be monitored for a year, and take 16 hours of coursework in ethics and record keeping.

And Dr. Maurice Asmussen of Midland is on ten years probation, and must take a pediatric certification course.

He also has to abstain from taking prohibited substances including alcohol, and drugs not prescribed to him.