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Castration doctor’s license now
suspended in four states

July 27th, 2011 · 68 Comments · Junk science

And then there were seven.

Dr. Mark Geier, the Maryland physician who chemically castrates disabled children, is still licensed to practice medicine in seven states, down from eleven. Four states have suspended or revoked his privileges since April 27, when his home state took action against him. Washington followed on May 26, then Virginia on June 9. On June 29, Indiana issued an emergency 90-day suspension, citing the Maryland action.

More states are taking action. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Illinois has scheduled a preliminary hearing on Geier’s license for Aug. 22. The story hints that the Missouri Healing Arts Board may be investigating Geier as well:

A doctor who is disciplined in another state is also subject to discipline in Missouri and Illinois. A spokesman for the Missouri healing arts board would not confirm an investigation of Geier, whose license is active.

Mark Geier and his son, David, reportedly received a standing ovation from anti-vaccine activists at May’s cult-like AutismOne conference. But few in the movement have publicly defended their actions. That stands in stark contrast to Andrew Wakefield, the disgraced UK gastroenterologist whose 1998 Lancet paper jump-started the modern anti-vaccine movement, whose defenders are vocal and vociferous.

UPDATE:   Geier also holds a “telemedicine license” in Texas, which expires Nov. 30, 2012.






68 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Ruth // Jul 28, 2011 at 9:27 am

    And the comments at SL Post-Dispatch are a mix of ‘they injected toxins in the babies’ and those that understand that castration does not cure autism. I used to work at a cancer center, filing adverse event reports. Lupron is nasty and should be used when fighting a deadly illness like cancer. I appreciate your comments there.

  • 2 ANB // Jul 28, 2011 at 12:19 pm

    Thanks, Ruth.

    One commenter at the Post-Dispatch claims that the $6,000 a month that the Geiers charge for Lupron all goes to the distributor of the drug. I’ve read that the standard Lupron dose for precocious puberty costs about $1,500 a year.

  • 3 Autism Blog - Mark Geier: under scrutiny in more states « Left Brain/Right Brain // Jul 28, 2011 at 5:24 pm

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  • 4 brian // Jul 28, 2011 at 5:42 pm

    A representative of the California Medical Board told me last month that appropriate action will follow the conclusion of Geier’s upcoming hearing in Maryland.

    I understand that since Maryland initially suspended Geier’s license, an additional and serious issue was noted by the Board: Mark Geier apparently facilitated his son’s habit of practicing medicine without a license (and practicing medicine without a license is a felony in Maryland.)

  • 5 John Best // Jul 28, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    The people who support Wakefield will not support the Geiers because the psychological warfare agents who lead those sheep have not told them what to do. I thought you pro vaccine, anti-cure loons were brain dead but those people who follow AoA are pathetic.

  • 6 ANB // Jul 28, 2011 at 10:11 pm

    John, how do you convince the orderlies to let you stay up this late? Do they know you have a computer on your ward?

  • 7 John Best // Jul 29, 2011 at 4:11 am

    Thanks ANB. You confirmed your inability to respond with an intelligent remark.

  • 8 Sodaleto // Jul 29, 2011 at 6:12 am

    Hopefully strengthened rules regarding registration in the national database of doctors who have “negative events” like disciplinary proceedings will cause him to be routinely jerked from all states. Usually these days one negative event will cause other states and any place he has privileges to yank the permissions because of liability issues.

  • 9 Fore33 // Jul 29, 2011 at 1:51 pm

    Great news about the Geiers!

    I do have a concern about the tone of your parody-poster. Mocking antivaxxers is one thing, but inventing a character who makes the A0Aers seem moderate is a little over the top, don’t you think? What next, making him an antisemite who hopes to become President? I will admit that the fake blog name (“AutismFraud”) is amusingly accurate.

  • 10 John Best // Jul 29, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    AoA sheeple are moderate because that’s what controlled opposition is designed to be. These people can not think for themselves because they’ve been sufficiently dumbed down. Their lack of any original thought is also strong evidence that they passed the genetic marker for being susceptible to mercury poisoning to their kids.
    How else can you explain the lack of anger from parents who watched their babies turned into vegetables? The mercury turned the parents into brain dead zombies too.

  • 11 Andrew // Jul 29, 2011 at 6:08 pm

    It’s about time that parents of autistic children got serious about getting rid of the quacks – the suspension of Geier’s license is only one victory for us and our children, but it’s a good start.

  • 12 John Best // Jul 29, 2011 at 6:09 pm

    Dr Geier will get his license back and he will cure more kids.

  • 13 Billy // Jul 30, 2011 at 12:52 pm

    “Their lack of any original thought is also strong evidence that they passed the genetic marker for being susceptible to mercury poisoning to their kids.”

    Typical big-pharma shill claims that autism is genetic, and that expensive chemicals are the cure.

  • 14 John Best // Jul 30, 2011 at 3:39 pm

    Bill, Having the APO-E4 protein requires the addition of mercury to mangle the brain into autism. That does not mean that the autism is genetic.
    The cure is very cheap. ALA only costs about $2 a month.

  • 15 Andrew // Jul 30, 2011 at 4:28 pm

    >The cure is very cheap. ALA only costs about $2
    >a month.

    Then why are you defending Geier who was charging $5000 a month, and not using magical ALA?

  • 16 John Best // Jul 30, 2011 at 6:34 pm

    Patients of his who I spoke with told me Lupron sped up the process and cured their kids.
    ALA is not magical. It’s just the only substance that transports mercury through the BBB. I don’t know if Dr Geier uses ALA or not.

  • 17 Chris // Jul 30, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    What about the parents that reported the Geiers when they got bills for extensive testing, when very little was done? Or had their children examined by not-a-doctor son? Or that their children became worse under their treatment?

  • 18 John Best // Jul 31, 2011 at 4:15 am

    Chris, Those alleged parents were most likely paid by Pharma to lie about their experience to discredit a heroic doctor. Nobody believes that crap.

  • 19 Chris // Jul 31, 2011 at 9:54 am

    Actually, Mr. Best, no one believes you.

  • 20 John Best // Jul 31, 2011 at 10:46 am

    Chris, Everyone knows I tell the truth while I expose lies from the jackasses who infest the Autism Hub of Insanity. Even liars like you believe me. You just won’t say so because you’re not paid to admit the truth.

  • 21 Andrew // Jul 31, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    How can you guys miss how well John’s story hangs together?

    ANB is paid to hide the truth about autism – so he lets John post here.

    ALA is a cure for autism; Geier might not be using it, but he’s still a hero.

    Insulting people is a sure sign that someone has no argument, but calling people “brain-dead” and “pathetic” is simple plain-spokenness.

    My god, it’s so obvious.

  • 22 John Best // Jul 31, 2011 at 2:37 pm

    I don’t think Ken is smart enough to be paid. Lots of uneducated people believe the propaganda from Pharma and throw in their two cents. This makes them feel like part of the group and boosts their egos.

  • 23 autblog // Jul 31, 2011 at 2:58 pm

    John Best for President! He’ll stop the Psychological Warfare Agents and fight for the Brain Dead Zombie Parents!

  • 24 John Best // Jul 31, 2011 at 6:27 pm

    Your endorsement doesn’t sound sincere but at least you spelled my name right, thanks.

  • 25 Father // Aug 1, 2011 at 4:02 pm

    We’re forgetting the most important part of the story – in spite of Geier’s political connections and cash, a parent’s diligent efforts at uncovering and reporting his crimes led to the suspension of his license. It’s great to see how much good one parent’s efforts can make in helping save autistic children from bad doctors.

  • 26 John Best // Aug 1, 2011 at 7:18 pm

  • 27 Chris // Aug 1, 2011 at 11:35 pm

    Mr. Best, we believe Bolen less than you.

  • 28 John Best // Aug 2, 2011 at 4:51 am

    Chris, No you don’t. You know he writes the truth but, as a Pharma shill, your job is to deny the truth. I don’t expect Pharma whores to agree with me but I do enjoy watching you morons try to lie to me.

  • 29 Chris // Aug 2, 2011 at 10:48 am


  • 30 David N. Brown // Aug 2, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    To fill everyone in, Tim Bolen AKA the Bolenator has indicated that he was hired by the Geiers or someone associated with them, and claims that Mark Geier has already successfully appealed his suspension in a proceeding that was closed to the public, that his troubles in all states are soon to disappear, and that he will then sue the MD medical board, Kathleen Seidel and/or many other critics. Judging from the Bolenator’s record, this is a sure sign Geier is doomed.

    On a more serious note, here’s something odd I noticed when I looked M Geier up in Kentucky:
    License: 43228 Status: Active Physician Expiration: 2/29/2012 0:00:00 Practice County: None/Retired

    Does this mean he’s not considered an active physician in KY?

  • 31 John Best // Aug 3, 2011 at 4:08 am

    Any competent lawyer would have a field day with that medical board for basing their actions on the rantings of a couple of loons like Seidel and Lisa Randall.

  • 32 Chris // Aug 3, 2011 at 9:32 am

    Well, we will find out later on this month.

  • 33 Father // Aug 3, 2011 at 1:36 pm

    Maybe the Geiers will be represented by Cliff Shoemaker – the guy who got censured and sent to remedial ethics class when he tried to keep Kathleen from exposing his fraud (see

  • 34 John Best // Aug 3, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    Father, Shoemaker was exposing Seidel’s fraud. Please get your facts straight.

  • 35 Father // Aug 3, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    The facts are that Shoemaker was suing someone else and Seidel was saying stuff that he didn’t like; when Shoemaker tried to shut her up, he lost embarrassingly, as my citation of the judge’s ruling showed.

  • 36 John Best // Aug 3, 2011 at 3:35 pm

    Judges are corrupt.

  • 37 Chris // Aug 3, 2011 at 5:55 pm

    And so are the Geiers.

  • 38 John Best // Aug 4, 2011 at 10:50 am

    The Geiers are the good guys. You people are the scum of the Earth.

  • 39 Chris // Aug 4, 2011 at 12:18 pm

    So you don’t mind that David was pretending to be a doctor? Interesting.

  • 40 John Best // Aug 4, 2011 at 3:58 pm

    Sounds like manufactured character assassination to me.

  • 41 Chris // Aug 4, 2011 at 6:47 pm

    He was listed on the Maryland Autism Board as “Dr. David Geier.” Who manufactured that gross error?

  • 42 John Best // Aug 5, 2011 at 6:38 am

    Some neuronitwit hacker probably altered the data.

  • 43 Chris // Aug 5, 2011 at 11:48 am

    Interesting, but it has since been rectified:

    O’Malley told Geier, who has only a bachelor’s degree, that he does not qualify under Maryland law to serve as a “diagnostician,” the title he held on the advisory commission.

  • 44 John Best // Aug 5, 2011 at 4:08 pm

    David Geier denied the charges. Perhaps we should hear what a jury says instead of relying on conclusions drawn by neuronitwits.

  • 45 Chris // Aug 5, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    So? He is still not qualified as a diagnostician with his Bachelor’s of Arts in biology. Do you think he is a qualified medical doctor, and why?

  • 46 autblog // Aug 6, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    David Geier really is an MD, but the neuronitwit psychological warfare agents altered the language on his diploma, and brainwashed David to say he only had a BA. Am I close, John?

  • 47 John Best // Aug 6, 2011 at 4:55 pm

    Ken, That’s probably as close as you can get. Your mind works in mysterious ways.

  • 48 Chris // Aug 6, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    So, John, please tell why you think David is a qualified medical doctor?

  • 49 Jon Beste // Aug 7, 2011 at 4:47 am

    Chris, Is it true that I used Lupron on my imaginary friend?

  • 50 Chris // Aug 7, 2011 at 11:30 am

    No. Do you think David Geier is a qualified doctor?

  • 51 Jon Beste // Aug 7, 2011 at 2:39 pm

    David Geier is not an MD.

  • 52 Chris // Aug 7, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    Okay, we are agreed David Geier is not a doctor, so he should not have been acting like one. And he should be prosecuted for practicing medicine without a license.

    The Seidels are not the subject of this article.

  • 53 Jon Beste // Aug 8, 2011 at 4:15 am

    Chris, space lizards provoked the action with their character assassination about the Geiers. I strongly suspect that the alleged patient who accused David Geier of practicing without a license is a lizard person, same as the CIA agent who lives in my closet.

  • 54 Chris // Aug 8, 2011 at 9:10 am

    The Geiers have been the cause of their own troubles. There was more than one parent who complained. Your defense of them is baseless and, frankly, quite lame.

  • 55 Jon Beste // Aug 8, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    Scientists around the world disagree with me. They are lizard people.

  • 56 Chris // Aug 8, 2011 at 12:54 pm

    Really, Bolen? Again?

    Have you already forgotten that we told you he is a joke and we believe him less than you?

  • 57 Chris // Aug 8, 2011 at 1:08 pm

    Hahahahahaha! David Geier (or as the letter says: Geier David) filled out a form from here and sent it in. He was not invited, by using the CoMedy letterhead he pretended he had something to say.

    I hope he has all his vaccines for a trip to Africa. Though I am not sure he is going to be getting a visa with the very serious charge of practicing medicine without a license.

  • 58 Jon Beste // Aug 8, 2011 at 1:29 pm

    Bolen might claim you don’t believe him but insane and paranoid people think he writes the truth.

  • 59 Chris // Aug 8, 2011 at 3:00 pm

    Except no one takes him or you seriously. And at I see these words on his Jurimed business:
    Data is updated weekly and is current as of Friday, August 05, 2011. It is not a complete or certified record of the entity.
    Entity Number: C2556113
    Date Filed: 08/22/2003
    Status: SUSPENDED
    Jurisdiction: CALIFORNIA

  • 60 Jon Beste // Aug 8, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    Liars and propaganda wizards always try to denigrate decent people by making those types of claims. Ed Gein took me so seriously, he issued an order to the Illuminati that none of you were supposed to even mention my name. That tells me my psychopath brethren are scared to death of me. I’ve moved on to more important voices in my head now so I don’t bother too much with you.

  • 61 Chris // Aug 8, 2011 at 5:14 pm

    How exactly is showing you how to find out that Bolen’s Jurimed business is suspended a lie?

  • 62 Jon Beste // Aug 9, 2011 at 5:10 am

    I don’t care what some Illuminati site says about his business. Nobody takes me seriously. Explain why Donald Trump told all of his lizard soldiers to watch my back. Gotta go – the orderlies are turning off the lights.

  • 63 Thomas // Aug 9, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    You all are being very unfair to John Best (the real one). He has his faults, but there are far worse antivaxxers out there. Remember Fore Sam, who was so humiliated by Kathleen’s arguments that after he changed his pants and wiped his nose, he swore that he would “horse-whip” her (he was afraid to threaten any man, and later said that he’d need Kathleen to be in a stock before he’d dare confront her). Now that was an antivaxxer worth laughing out, for his pseudo-masculine posturing, and general lack of couth. What ever happened to that guy anyway…

    Oh. Wait – I just googled “Fore Sam” – carry on with the mocking of “Best”.

  • 64 Autism Blog - California suspends Mark Geier’s medical license « Left Brain/Right Brain // Aug 10, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    [...] other states have suspended or revoked Geier’s privileges since April 27, when his home state of Maryland took action against him. [...]

  • 65 Andrew // Aug 10, 2011 at 4:26 pm

    California wised up too. Good news.

  • 66 Andrew // Feb 26, 2012 at 7:19 am

    Latest news:

    “Dr. Mark R. Geier, a Rockville doctor accused of improperly treating children with autism, has been ordered by the state Board of Physicians to stop practicing medicine while his license is suspended.”

  • 67 Andrew // Jun 21, 2012 at 5:00 pm

    Texas has pulled his license

  • 68 Andrew // Aug 14, 2012 at 8:12 am

    David Geier fined $10,000.

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