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David A. Geier

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  • Md. regent said to have used controversial therapy for autism

    Md. regent said to have used controversial therapy for autism
    Two years after a Maryland doctor lost his medical license for using a controversial treatment for autistic patients, the state Board of Physicians has suspended his business partner for allegedly writing the same dangerous prescription for several...
  • Board: Drug therapy for children with autism was risky

    Board: Drug therapy for children with autism was risky
    A doctor nationally known for treating autism with a drug sometimes used to chemically castrate sex offenders has been suspended from practicing medicine in his home state of Maryland after state officials determined he is putting children at risk. Dr....
  • State looks to remove autism panelist with links to suspended doctor

    State looks to remove autism panelist with links to suspended doctor
    A day after Dr. Mark Geier's medical license was suspended in Maryland over allegations of putting children with autism at risk, state officials were seeking to remove his son from a state commission that advises the governor on the disorder. The...
  • Maryland physician board charges promoters of dangerous autism therapy

    Maryland physician board charges promoters of dangerous  autism therapy
    A prominent promoter of treating autism with Lupron, a chemical castrator, has been charged with practicing medicine without a license by the Maryland State Board of Physicians. In charges filed this week, the board described how David Geier, who holds...
  • Autism doctor loses license in Illinois, Missouri

    Autism doctor loses license in Illinois, Missouri
    A doctor who has promoted the use of a hormone-suppressing drug to treat children with autism was disciplined last week by medical boards in Illinois and Missouri, following similar actions taken in a number of other states. Dr. Mark Geier, a Maryland...
  • Risky alternative therapies for autism have little basis in science

    Risky alternative therapies for autism have little basis in science
    James Coman's son has an unusual skill. The 7-year-old, his father says, can swallow six pills at once. Diagnosed with autism as a toddler, the Chicago boy had been placed on an intense regimen of supplements and medications aimed at treating the...