Of that total, 52 lost their licenses and 32 had them restricted. Another 80 received reprimands or penalties related to unethical or illegal actions.
The information was gathered by the Federation of State Medical Boards, who reports that nationwide 5,721 doctors were disciplined last year, an increase of 342 from 2008.
Colorado has 17,343 licensed doctors, with 13,255 practicing in the state.
“The data serves a barometer that can signal significant changes in a medical board’s disciplinary activity level,” said spokesman Drew Carlson. “Changes in a board’s funding, staffing levels, changes in law and many other factors can impact the number of actions taken by a board.
Total actions in Colorado:
To view the full report, visit http://www.fsmb.org/.