PRESS RELEASE - IOWA BOARD OF MEDICINE
July 28, 2021
Recently, the Iowa Board of Medicine took the following action:
Lynette I Iles, M.D., a 57-year-old Iowa licensed physician who practices family medicine in Washington, Iowa, had a Statement of Charges issued by the Board on July 23, 2021. The Board alleged that Dr. Iles engaged in professional incompetency, failed to comply with a Board subpoena, and failed to comply with a Board investigation. A disciplinary hearing has been scheduled on August 19, 2021.
Erica N. LeClair, M.D., a 42-year-old Iowa licensed physician who practices pediatric medicine in Waterloo, Iowa, had a Termination Order issued by the Board on July 23, 2021. On October 23, 2020, Dr. LeClair entered into a combined Statement of Charges and Settlement Agreement with the Board. The Board alleged that Dr. LeClair engaged in unprofessional conduct when she inappropriately accessed the medical records of patients who were not under her care while practicing medicine in Iowa City, Iowa, from June 2012 to August 2018. Dr. LeClair denied the allegation. Under the terms of the October 23, 2020, combined Statement of Charges and Settlement Agreement, the Board issued Dr. LeClair a Citation and Warning and ordered her to pay a $5,000 civil penalty and complete a Board-approved professional ethics program. On July 23, 2021, the Board determined that Dr. LeClair has satisfied the terms of her Order and voted to issue a Termination Order. Therefore, the terms of Dr. LeClair’s Order are terminated and her Iowa medical license is returned to its full privileges, free and clear of all restrictions.
Christopher F. Stalvey, D.O., a 52-year-old Iowa licensed physician who practices anesthesiology and pain medicine in Des Moines, Iowa, entered into a combined Statement of Charges and Settlement Agreement with the Board on July 23, 2021. The Board alleged that Dr. Stalvey engaged in a sexual relationship with a nurse with whom he worked, and that Dr. Stalvey provided medical care to her throughout the course of their relationship. The Board also alleged that Dr. Stalvey repeatedly engaged in the use of marijuana, an illegal drug. Under the terms of the July 23, 2021, combined Statement of Charges and Settlement Agreement, the Board issued Dr. Stalvey a Citation and Warning and ordered him to pay a $1,000 civil penalty and complete a Board-approved professional boundaries program. The Board also referred Dr. Stalvey to the Iowa Physician Health Program to determine whether participation in the program is needed. Finally, the Board placed Dr. Stalvey on probation for a period of two years subject to Board monitoring.
When appropriate, disciplinary actions are reported to the National Practitioner Data Bank, an electronic repository administered by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to track adverse license actions.
CONSUMER COMPLAINTS: Consumers can submit complaints against physicians at https://medicalboard.iowa.gov/consumers/filing-complaint, by calling (515) 281-5847 or mail to 400 SW 8th Street, Suite C, Des Moines, IA 50309.
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