Board of Osteopathic Medicine
Notice of Emergency Action

On October 29, 2008, Ana M. Viamonte Ros, M.D., M.P.H., State Surgeon, issued an Order of Emergency Suspension Order with regard to the license of Jerrold R. Ecklind, D.O., license number OS 7663. This Emergency Suspension Order was predicated upon the Secretary’s findings of an immediate and serious danger to the public health, safety and welfare pursuant to Sections 456.073(8) and 120.60(6), Florida Statutes. The Secretary determined that this summary procedure was fair under the circumstances, in that there was no other method available to adequately protect the public.