2019 Citations and Disciplinary Actions

Last Updated: 10/14/2019

CITE AND FINE

Costarelli, Peter (OPT 13468)
Santa Maria, CA

Effective August 30, 2019, a $2,500 citation was issued to Peter Costarelli OPT (13468) for failure to provide the Board with patient records upon receipt of a written request along with that patient’s signed authorization for release of their records and failure to maintain adequate and accurate records (BPC §§3007, 3110(a), (q), and (x)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

Day, Gina Maria (OPT 10121)
Larkspur, CA

Effective May 29, 2019, a $2,500 citation was issued to Gina Maria Day (OPT 10121) for making a false representation of fact, committing a dishonest act, and failing to meet the continuing education requirements (BPC §§3110(a), and 3110(i)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

Fisher, David Clarence (OPT 9240)
Sheridan, WY

Effective July 16, 2019, a $1,000 citation was issued to David Clarence Fisher (OPT 9240) for making a false representation of fact, committing a dishonest act, and failing to meet the continuing education requirements (BPC §§3110(a) and 3110 (i)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

Gillett, Robert Donat (OPT 6035)
Porterville, CA

Effective 01/18/2019, a $5000 citation was issued to Robert Donat Gillett (OPT 6035) for failure to refer a patient to an appropriate physician and surgeon (BPC §§3110(c), and (y)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

Imoto, Ken (OPT 5286)
Artesia, CA

Effective August 15, 2019, a $1,000 citation was issued to Ken Imoto (OPT 5286) for making a false representation of fact, committing a dishonest act, and failing to meet the continuing education requirements (BPC §§3110 (a), and (i)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

Kim, Paul Hansu (OPT 11030)
Corona, CA

Effective February 22, 2019 by Stipulated Settlement, Accusation No. 420 2017 000238 was withdrawn, and a $2,500 citation was issued to Paul Hansu Kim (OPT 11030) for failing to meet the continuing optometric education requirements (BPC §§ 3110(a)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

Moore, Cari Londal (OPT 10138)
Watsonville, CA

Effective August 15, 2019, a $2,000 citation was issued to Cari Londal Moore (OPT 10138) for making a false representation of fact, committing a dishonest act, and failing to meet the continuing education requirements (BPC §§3110 (a) and (i)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

Scheer, Yolanda Marie (OPT 12355)
Stockton, CA

Effective February 22, 2019, a $2500 citation was issued to Yolanda Marie Scheer (OPT 12355) for Conviction of a crime substantially related to the qualifications, functions, and duties of an optometrist; and use of alcoholic beverages to the extent, or in a manner, as to be dangerous or injurious to self or others (BPC §§ 3110(a), (f), (k), and (l)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

Severin, Katherine Mary (OPT 8122)
Fairfield, CA

Effective May 14, 2019 a $1500 citation was issued to Katherine Mary Severin (OPT 8122) for failure to maintain adequate and accurate records relating to the provision of services to his or her patients. (BPC §§ 3110 (a), (q)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

Taddei, Iole Luisa (OPT 6363)
Corte Madera, CA

Effective August 15, 2019, a $2,000 citation was issued to Iole Luisa Taddei (OPT 6363) for making a false representation of fact, committing a dishonest act, and failing to meet the continuing education requirements (BPC §§3110 (a), and (i)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

Wilkins, Timothy Andrew (OPT 5615)
Fresno, CA

Effective March 28, 2019, a $2000 citation was issued to Timothy Andrew Wilkins (OPT 5615) for failing to provide a patient with a copy of their prescription (BPC §§ 2541.2(b), 3110(a)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

DISMISSED ACCUSATION

Ramsey, Katan (OPT 11899)
Cathedral City, CA
Effective October 11, 2019, Accusation Number 420 2018 000298 filed against Katan Ramsey, with an address record in Cathedral City, CA was dismissed. Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the registrant's profile.

PENDING ACCUSATIONS

Fausset, Thomas Mark (OPT 8223)
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

On September 26, 2019, a First Amended Accusation was filed against the license of Thomas Mark Fausset (OPT 8223), with an address of record in Santa Barbara, CA, alleging failure to comply with order to compel mental examination, conviction of a substantially related crime, unprofessional conduct, repeated negligent acts, dangerous use of alcohol, failure to maintain records (BPC §§ 490, 821, 3110 (a), (c), (k), (l), (q), CCR title 16 §1517). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

Optics by Arne (RDO 3188)
Los Angeles, CA 90064

On March 26, 2019 an Accusation was filed against the registration of Optics by Arne, (RDO 3188), with an address of record in Los Angeles, CA, alleging Unlicensed Employment of Optometrist by Optician and Unlawful Advertisements. (BPC §§2556(a), 3040, 3041, 3101). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the registrant's profile

PROBATION

Douglas, Donnie Carlton (SLD 41458)
San Diego, CA
Effective April 14, 2019, Spectacle Lens Dispenser Application is granted and SLD 41458 is issued to Donnie Carlton Douglas, with an address of record in San Diego, CA, was immediately revoked, the order of revocation stayed, and respondent’s registration placed on probation for two years (BPC §§ 475, 480(a)(1), (a)(3)(A), 493, and 2559.3). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the registrant’s profile

Nguyen, Katelyn Terese (OPT 12503)
Moreno Valley, CA
Effective April, 3, 2019, the license of Katelyn Terese Nguyen (OPT 12503), with an address of record in Moreno Valley, CA was revoked, the revocation stayed, and her license placed on probation for three years for Unprofessional Conduct: Employing an Optometrist Without a Valid License, and Permitting Another to Use Optometry License (BPC §§3110(a), (t), and (u)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

Son, John S. (OPT 11215)
Torrance, CA
Effective July 18, 2019, the license of John S. Son (OPT 11215), with an address of record in Torrance, CA, was revoked, the revocation was stayed, and his license placed on probation for two years for Conviction of a Substantially Related Crime and used alcohol and drugs to an extent or in a manner dangerous or injurious to himself or others. (BPC §§490, 3110(k), (l), and CCR title 16 §1517). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

REVOKED

Armani, Ace F. (OPT 13208)
Great Falls, VA
Effective July 18, 2019, the license of Ace F. Armani (OPT 13208), with an address of record in Great Falls, VA, was revoked for Criminal Convictions for DUI, 3 counts of Larceny, 2 counts of Disorderly Conduct, Marijuana Possession, and Out-Of-State Discipline.(BPC §§3110(a), (e),(f),(h),(k),(I), 490 and CCR §1517). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile.

Guerrero, Adina Cassondra (SLD 6374, CLD 2112)
Buena Park, CA
Effective July 18, 2019, registration(s) of Adina Cassondra Guerrero (SLD 6374 CLD 2112.), with an address of record in Buena Park, CA was revoked for Conviction for Driving with a BAC of .08% or more and Evading a Peace Officer (BPC §§490, 2555.1, and 2559.3). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the Spectacle Lens Dispensers Registration.
Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the Contact Lens Dispensers Registration.

Perez, David (SLD 6776)
Corona, CA
Effective July 18, 2019, the registration of David Perez (SLD 6776), with an address of record in Corona, CA, was revoked for Criminal Convictions for DUI (BPC §§490, 2555.1, 2559.3, and CCR Title 16 §1399.270). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the Spectacle Lens Dispensers Registration.

Stevens, Megan Danielle (SLD 6520)
Mira Loma, CA
Effective April 3, 2019, the registration for Megan Danielle Stevens, (SLD 6520), with an address of record in Mira Loma, CA was revoked for Criminal Convictions for DUI Causing Bodily Injury to Another Person (BPC §§490, 2555.1, 2559.3 and CCR Title 16 §1399.270). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the registrant’s profile

STATEMENT OF ISSUES

Dawson, Martin Earl (SLD applicant)
San Diego, CA

On March 28, 2019, a Statement of Issues was filed against Martin Earl Dawson following the denial of his application for registration as a Spectacle Lens Dispenser. The basis for the denial was a Conviction of Murder and Robbery, and a conviction of Robbery –Acts Involving Dishonesty, Fraud, or Deceit (BPC §§480(a)(1), 480(a)(2), in conjunction with 2559.2(b)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action

SURRENDERED

Reynolds, David Ian (OPT 7317)
Monterey Park, CA

Effective March 28, 2019, the license of David Ian Reynolds (OPT 7317), with an address of record in Monterey Park, CA was voluntarily surrendered for Unprofessional Conduct: Providing Treatment Outside Scope of Optometry, Prescribing Controlled Substances Outside the Scope of Optometry, Repeated Negligent Acts, Repeated Negligent Acts Relating to Inadequate and Inaccurate Medical Records, and False Medical Records (BPC §§3105, 3110(c), (e), (q), (r), 3041(b), and (c)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the doctor's profile

For a summary of the disciplinary action, please contact the Board at 916-575-7170.