Dexter Physician Summarily Suspended

Contact: T.J. Bucholz (517) 241-2112
Agency: Community Health

February 10, 2005

The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has summarily suspended the license to practice medicine of Thomas Carroll Platt, M.D., based on his felony convictions in the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court of Washtenaw County, Michigan.

On October 5, 2004, Platt was convicted of four felony counts of Child Sexually Abusive Material-Possession and one felony count of Computers-Using to Commit a Crime. As a result, Platt was sentenced to 24 months probation with sentences to run concurrently on all counts and was ordered to participated in treatment and pay $1,640.00 in costs and fees.

On February 2, 2005, MDCH issued an order summarily suspending Platt’s license pursuant to the Public Health Code, which provides for the mandatory summary suspension of a health professional’s license upon the conviction of a felony. An administrative hearing will be scheduled to address the status of Platt’s medical license.

For more information on disciplinary actions taken by the health professional licensing boards within MDCH, please go to http://www.michigan.gov/mdch, and click on Health Systems and Licensing.