Levelland Doctor Disciplined by the Texas Medical Board

Photo Covenant Health Website

The Texas Medical Board announced in a news release Friday the discipline of over 20 Doctors across the state including a Levelland Doctor.

Dr. Daniel Hadzic has entered into an agreed order with the Texas Medical Board in early December

According to the news release the Medical Board found Dr. Hadzic prescribed opioids and sedatives to a patient in increasing quantities without documenting his rationale in the medical record, failed to order urine drug screens for the patient, and failed to check the prescriber database.

The order states that Hadzic will not treat patients for chronic pain as defined by Board rule, within 30 days he will refer any and all current chronic pain patients to appropriate specialists, within seven days he will request modification of his DEA controlled substances registration certificate to eliminate Schedule II and not reregister without authorization from the Board, he will not possess, administer, or prescribe Schedule II controlled substances in Texas, within one year Hadzic will complete at least 12 hours of CME, including four hours in documentation and eight hours in treatment of pain including prescribing, and will not supervise or delegate prescriptive authority to a physician assistant or advanced practice nurse or supervise a
surgical assistant.

Hadzic is a Family Medical Physician with Covenant Health Levelland.

About Drew Dunn

News Director for KLVT AM 1230 in Levelland. We provide local and regional news updates 5 times a day on KLVT AM 1230 and online at www.klvtradio.com
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