Maumee, Ohio Radiologist Will Contest Revocation of License

Posted By Madilyn Moeller, Thursday, April 20, 2023

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Dr. Wade Banker, the owner of Luxe Laser Center in Maumee whose license was permanently revoked by the State Medical Board of Ohio Wednesday for the inadequate care of 15 patients over a four-year span, intends to fight back against the action, a representative of his med-spa said.

The facility is still open for business and two other providers are treating current and new patients, the representative said. Banker was at the facility on Thursday but is not accepting new patients.

Banker was certified as a radiologist in 1998 and was notified on Dec. 9, 2020, of the complaints about his non-standard cosmetic surgeries and failure to fully document treatments, prescriptions and medical histories. Those complaints of inappropriate treatment happened between June 2014 and May 2018, according to board documents.

The board said Friday it does not track individual physicians or whether a physician is practicing outside of their specialty. If a physician violates the law, the board's role is to discipline them.

"On April 12, 2023, the State Medical Board of Ohio voted to permanently revoke the license of Dr. Wade Banker and fine him $3,500 for departing from minimal standards, failing to maintain minimal standards applicable to the selection or administration of drugs, and violating board rule as outlined in the board's allegations in its December 2020 citation," the board said in a statement. "A permanent revocation means Wade Banker will no longer be permitted to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Ohio."

Banker can still practice until the revocation paperwork is delivered to him, which is expected to be late next week.

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