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Washougal physician assistant’s license permanently revoked; Scott Miller failed to respond to board

By Chrissy Booker, Columbian staff writer
Published: November 15, 2023, 12:37pm

A health law judge has permanently revoked the license of Washougal physician assistant Scott C. Miller, according to the Washington Medical Commission.

The commission said in a press release that it received the judge’s default order on Oct. 25. It said Miller’s license was revoked based on what it said was his nonresponse to the board’s charges on Aug. 18.

Those allegations included failure to cooperate with the board’s inquiry into withholding medical records from the parents of a minor child and providing treatment while under suspension.

Miller is not permitted to renew or reinstate his revoked license, the commission said..

Miller’s license was suspended in 2021, following 13 complaints that triggered an investigation into allegations of prescribing medications without patient examinations and making hostile complaints against fellow doctors and hospitals. On May 10, 2021, Miller expressed opposition to COVID-19 safety measures during a Camas School Board meeting, where he spoke out against mask mandates and social distance learning.

Miller was also promoting unproven remedies for COVID-19, including hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin, neither of which are approved by the Federal Drug Administration.

In Oct. 2020, he was featured in an article and video posted on Clark County Today, where he spoke to the drug’s alleged benefits.

The Washington Medical Commission claimed during an investigation in 2021 that Miller lied on his 2013 license application by failing to disclose an investigation in California.

In 2012, California’s Physician Assistant Board cited Miller for providing medical care without a physician’s authorization and failure to document patients’ medical records. Miller still received support from members of his community and thousands of dollars in several crowdfunding campaigns to fight the charges. One GoFundMe organized by Joshua Brock raised $60,000.

“The expenses to defend his license to practice medicine and managing those who are denied access to care are mounting. He needs our help if he is to continue serving our community,” Brock said.

The former physician assistant announced the closure of Miller Family Pediatrics on its website, and is now directing people to Miller Wellness, which is an “ integrative health practitioner/coach, not a doctor or intended to replace traditional medical care.”