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Michael Jackson Doctor

Medical Board Moves

to REVOKE License

7/31/2012 4:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Michael Jackson
's former dermatologist Arnie Klein should NOT be allowed to practice medicine ... so says a CA Medical Board honcho who just filed a request to have Klein's medical license revoked.

The person behind the claim is Linda Whitney -- the Board's Executive Director of Consumer Affairs -- who claims Arnie has refused to undergo mandatory mental and physical examinations, in direct violation of the Board's orders.

Arnie -- one of MJ's closest friends and the doc who prescribed massive quantities of meds for the singer -- was ordered to undergo the examinations following an investigation into an anonymous complaint against the doctor back in 2010, alleging substandard care of two patients.

The patients have not been identified, so it's unclear if one of them was Michael Jackson.

Klein was ordered to submit to mental and physical examinations by June 8 -- but as we previously reported, the doctor refused, demanding to know who's behind the anonymous complaint.

Now, Whitney is asking the Board to pull the plug on his practice.

TMZ spoke with Klein's rep, Joel Douglas, who tells us ... "We're willing to cooperate, we just want to know the reasons behind the investigation. We're optimistic the court will be fair in the matter."

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31.

CloBird    

Klein has been ill for some time, with an illness that effects his fine motor skills. He wouldn't be able to pass the physical. Then, he does have to explain how and why he gave Michael so much Demerol for minor cosmetic procedures. Michael may have had high tolerance to medications, and Klein may have known how to safely put him on and take him off medications, but in this case there are so many questions. Michael received a lot of Demerol and he was suffering from a side effect of withdrawal-- insomnia. Klein was not even in the office when some of the medications were given, he says, so there are SO many questions this man has to answer to!

752 days ago
32.

CriticXtreme    

If you look at this creep's facial expression in this photo and cross reference it with Paris Jackson, they seem to look the same. Especially in anger.

752 days ago
33.

Areader    

Arnie Klein's medical license should be revoked based on what he prescribed to Michael Jackson alone!

752 days ago
34.

geincolo    

Any amount of time I spend digesting anything about "The Jacksons" is followed by a colon cleanse and shower.
Towel please!

752 days ago
35.

Best Mom    

This sham of a "doctor" should have been prosecuted right along with Murray. He used Michael to make the big bucks -- and got away with it. Revoking his license is a long time coming and I hope Arnie gets everything he deserves!

752 days ago
36.

openyun    

Michael loved Demerol so much that he sang about it. Listen to "Morphine" on the Blood on the Dance Floor CD. It is hard rock and MJ is singing his heart out about "just sitting around and taking Morphine". With a chorus about Demerol. Poor MJ! You know you have it bad when you take time to SING about it.

752 days ago
37.

Luz    

From the day Michael died and I saw this doctor telling stories nobody asked him, I realized he was trying to divert attention from his wrongdoings and on everyone else! Always said this guy is hiding more secrets under his sleeve than we'll ever have the malice to see! That gay story, I don't believe it for a moment! It was concocted by Klein! Michael was not gay! Wait till Klein finds himself without a license to make a living, sick and no money. This guy is not loyal and I can feel it coming!

752 days ago
38.

Luz    

And, am I the only one who sees this? All the people who either enabled or did wrong by Michael, either have died or fallen into disgrace!

752 days ago
39.

HBRoxie    

I have to say that I think that dear old dr. Arnie Klein may have fathered MJ oldest son. there seems to be an awful close resemblance between the two?

752 days ago
40.

Paula    

Arnold Klein is Prince Michael Jr. and Paris' father: No doubt about it - even
down to the EARS.

751 days ago
41.

Elizabeth    

Arnie Klein is a really unusual , unattractive man that is what I thought the first time I saw him on television; Why did Michael want him for a doctor..

I know that Michael was desperate for demerol and other medications, but the doctor was and is disgusting looking when you think about it.

Arnie Klein is another greedy doctor; that was an enabler to Michael's desperation for peace from pain and stress, and needing a good night's sleep!

751 days ago
42.

MiMi    

Michael and Jason made such a perfect couple,it's so sad that Michael refused to come out of the closet.

751 days ago
43.

HumanNature    

EXACTLY!!!!!


EXCELLENT POSTS!!!!!

751 days ago
44.

HumanNature    

I'M POSTING TO CloBird , yvonne from uk AND Brigha from UK


YOU ROCK!!!!!

751 days ago
45.

HumanNature    

RUMORS, SPECULATION, GOSSIP, INNUENDOS, AND MORE IMPORTANTLY "LIES"


THAT'S WHAT "NEGATIVE" PEOPLE LIVE ON!!!!!!!

751 days ago
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