California Psychiatrist Arturo Lo Villamor Convicted on Drunk Driving Charge; Medical Board Seeks Disciplinary Action

November 5, 2021

On February 4, 2021, the Medical Board of California issued an formal accusation against Davis, California psychiatrist Arturo Lo Villamor. 

This specific allegations in the Board's document are: use of alcohol in a dangerous or injurious manner; conviction of a crime substantially related to the qualifications, functions or duties of physician, and general unprofessional conduct.

The circumstances which are the basis of the accusation are that Villamor was arrested on June 10, 2017 following an episode of drunk driving during which he hit a pole and wrecked his car. At that time, he was found to have a blood alcohol level above the legal limit. He was convicted on January 30, 2019 and sentenced to four days in jail and ordered to serve three years’ probation.

Source: Accusation in the Matter of the Accusation Against Arturo Lo Villamor, M.D., Case No. 800-2019-055303, Medical Board of California, Feb. 4, 2021.


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