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WMC Ends Discipline of Bellevue Doctor

OLYMPIA, WA - On August 22, 2019, the Washington Medical Commission (WMC) accepted a termination order, which ended the conditions placed on the license of David Newell, MD (MD00021288) of Bellevue, King County. Previously Newell had an Agreed Order with the commission which found he committed unprofessional conduct in violation of RCW 18.130.180(1).

In July of 2016, Newell was arrested on allegations involving patronizing a prostitute and in February 2017 he plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of sexual exploitation.

Legal documents in this case are available online by visiting the Washington Department of Health Provider Credential Search website.

The Washington Medical Commission promotes patient safety and enhances the integrity of the medical profession through licensing, rule-making, discipline, and education. Learn more about the commission at WMC.wa.gov. Follow the Medical Commission on Facebook and Twitter.

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**This notice is intended to comply with RCW 18.130.110.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 5, 2019
Contact: Stephanie McManus
Email: Stephanie.McManus@wmc.wa.gov 
Office: (360) 236-2774