Former Texas Medical Board (TMB) Executive Director Donald Patrick, MD, JD, is the new medical advisor at the Texas Department of Insurance Division of Workers' Compensation.
The medical advisor's duties include making recommendations regarding the adoption of rules and policies on issues such as reimbursement, review guidelines, impairment ratings, and sanctions or removal of physicians from the list of approved doctors
Dr. Patrick retired from TMB in August 2008 after seven years. He also practiced neurosurgery in Austin from 1969 to 2001. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and a member of the Austin EMS Advisory Committee, the Texas A&M Kingsville Foundation Board, and Board of Managers for Central Health (formerly the Travis County Healthcare District).
Action , July 15, 2010