Farmington Hills Physical Therapist Loses License

Contact: Melanie Brown 517-373-9280
Agency: Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

September 20, 2013 - The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has immediately suspended the license to practice as a physical therapist of Komal Manubhai Acharya, P.T., of Farmington Hills based on his conviction in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan. 

On August 10, 2012, Acharya was convicted of Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud, a felony.  Acharya was sentenced to probation for three years with terms to include a psychological/psychiatric evaluation and mental health counseling, costs and $500,000.00 in restitution.

On September 9, 2013, LARA issued an order summarily suspending Acharya’s license pursuant to the Public Health Code which provides for the mandatory summary suspension of a health professional’s license upon the conviction of a felony, a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for a maximum term of two years, or a controlled substance-related conviction. 

For more information on disciplinary actions taken by the health professional licensing boards within LARA, please go to http://www.michigan.gov/lara, and click on Health Care Services, Bureau.

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