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WMC Enters Into Agreed Order With Tri-Cities Ophthalmologist

The WMC entered into an Agreed Order (AO) with Charles Sung, MD (MD00036139) of Kennewick, WA.  Dr. Sung’s disruptive behavior, treatment of his employees, and employment of uncredentialed individuals put patients at risk of harm (violations of RCW 18.130.180 (1), (4), and (10)).  The AO requires a number of conditions designed to protect the public including professional coaching sessions, psychotherapy, policy development, Commission-gathering of staff feedback, and a fine. 

Legal documents in this case are available here and 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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 16, 2019

Contact: Stephanie McManus at Stephanie.McManus@wmc.wa.gov | Office: (360) 236-2774