News

Bothell physician suspended for smoking methamphetamine

A Bothell physician’s license has been immediately suspended on charges of smoking meth.

The Medical Quality Assurance Commission alleges that methamphetamine, glass pipes, and marijuana were seen at Timothy James Smith’s house over the summer. Smith was also seen smoking meth in August, according to the statement of charges.

Smith can’t practice as a physician in Washington until the charges are resolved. He has 20 days to respond to the charges and request a hearing.

Legal documents in this case are available by calling 360-236-4700 or online by selecting the link to “Provider Credential Search” on the agency home page.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates