The New Jersey Pain Management Institute founder has medical license temporarily suspended — 4 insights

The State of New Jersey Department of Law & Public Safety Division of Consumer Affairs' State Board of Medical Examiners temporarily suspended the medical license of anesthesiologist Sharon Worosilo, MD, reports.

Here's what you should know:

1. Dr. Worosilo founded Somerset-based The New Jersey Pain Management Institute. The state suspended her license after a pattern of "bizarre behavior."

2. The state noted several incidents against Dr. Worosilo. In one instance, she allegedly attempted to perform an epidural injection on a patient for 40-plus minutes, while asking an X-ray technician the proper steps.

3. The state believes Dr. Worosilo was exhibiting symptoms of "substance abuse, psychiatric illness or an undiagnosed medical problem."

4. She can apply to have her license reinstated after being evaluated for possible impairments.

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