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 Physician Last Name:Echols
 Physician First Name:Ben
 Physician Middle Name:Harris
 Address:3218 Ivy Falls Drive Houston, Texas 77068
 License Number:125048
 License Type:MD
 Year of Birth: 1949
 Effective Date:03/09/2006
 Action Description for DOH Webpage:License probation for two years to run concurrent with the August 26, 2005 order issued by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.The physician has completed the terms of the probation and order on August 25, 2007.Later on March 4, 2011 the physician was subject to a license limitation precluding him from patient contact and any practice of medicine, clinical or otherwise.Later on December 3, 2013 the physician's medical license was revoked.
 Misconduct Description for DOH Webpage:The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners for delegating responsibilities to a person who he had reason to know was not properly qualified to perform those duties and for failing to maintain accurate records.
  License Restrictions for DOH Webpage:
 Board Order:
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