Voorhees doctor idle pending board action

September 11, 2010

NEWARK — A Voorhees doctor accused of moving
an abortion patient across state lines has agreed to
stop practicing medicine in the state until the Board
of Medical Examiners considers a move to suspend
his license.

According to the board, Dr. Steven C. Brigham
denies violating New Jersey statutes on the practice
of medicine, but has voluntarily agreed to stop
practicing so he can prepare his defense against the
board's allegations. He agreed on Friday to stop
practicing on Sept. 16.

The board will consider the attorney general's
application that Brigham's license be suspended at
its regular meeting on Oct. 13.

Authorities say Brigham started late-term abortions
at his clinic on Alpha Avenue in Voorhees, where he
wasn't permitted to perform them, and finished them
a day later in Maryland, where he has been ordered
to stop practicing.

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