State board places psychiatrist Criselda Calayan Abad Santos on probation for prescribing violations
June 22, 2012
On March 30, 2012, the Medical Board of California placed psychiatrist Criselda Calayan Abad Santos on probation for the three years with numerous terms and conditions.
The Board’s document states that Abad Santos prescribed dangerous drugs such as Adderall, Oxycontin and Pristiq (all controlled substances) to five individuals who were relatives or family friends without conducting the necessary examinations or tests (such as liver or blood sugar tests); failed to obtain informed consent for the prescriptions and failed to monitor or keep medical charts for the patients.
Source: Decision and Order in the Matter of the Accusation against Criselda Calayan AbadSantos, M.D., License No. A 105195, Case No. 05-2010-205633, California Medical Board.
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