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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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1.

Brigha from UK    

About time!
Demerol causes insomnia, and MJ would never have needed Propofol if Klein had been more responsible.

817 days ago
2.

Jody    

Klein is the smarmiest looking man.

817 days ago
3.

Just_Me    

Prince and Paris "Jackson's" daddy will be knocking on the door for a loan soon.

817 days ago
4.

DrB3    

I have been checking the Cal Med Board site for 3 years, waiting for this fruit-loop to be investigated.

He's absolutely not mentally fit. His own attny fired him, and it would seem he's not acquired a new one.

It's over. This is the tip of the iceberg; they've already started investigating the prescriptions he wrote for his office, and how they were or weren't accounted for, and more.

The wheels grind slowly between the Attny General's office, Dept of Consumer Affairs, and the CMB. But they will grind.

817 days ago
5.

mj fan forever    

They should literally RIP his damn license, he's surely responsible for causing Michael Jackson insomnia, he injected Michael Jackson with demerol more than necessary, he too like murderer thought only about money!!! He's responsible like murderer and does not deserve to be a doctor, needs to pay!!!!

817 days ago
6.

mj fan forever    

It would be time that the Medical Board ripped also murderer's license, not only 'making moves to revoke it' but revoke it actually so he won't be able to play to be a doctor, he is only a disgusting MURDERER mentally disturbed!!!!

817 days ago
7.

myopinion    

Mental examination...we all know he is crazy.

817 days ago
8.

dd    

Ha Ha Ha

817 days ago
9.

tgrfan42069    

laid with MJ and caught fleas..mj funneled tons of money to this doc to keep his drug habit going.sure the doc should lose his license but mj fans dont need to act like it is all on the dr's mj was an adult he could have not begged for the dope

817 days ago
10.

Siggisis    

TMZ, how could Michael be one of the clients behind the complaints against Arnie Parnie? They were filed in 2010, Michael died in 2009.

817 days ago
11.

HumanNature    

ANOTHER "QUACK" LOSES HIS LICENSE!!!!!

817 days ago
12.

BeesG    

I think his license should have been taken away a long long time ago. On another note, I still think Prince Michael looks like Klein and Paris looks like her mother.........

817 days ago
13.

duilama    

What is real at risk is not so much as Arnie's medical license. Will the wacko kids still be loved by the rabid fans once the secret of the real father identity is out? Will the rabids still blame the Jacksons trying to skim money from the kids???

Don't be shocked!

817 days ago
14.

JimmyB    

It's funny no one puts ANY blame on Michael Jackson. Zero. He had nothin' to do with it. No responsibility. Some coincidence that one guy has taken down doctors.

Yea...They deserve it, but Mr. Jackson also gets some of the heat.

817 days ago
15.

me    

Am I the only one who thinks MJ's oldest kid is identical to him?

817 days ago
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