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Information as of 01/16/2018

Last Updated by Licensee on 01/28/2017

John Shannon Sappington - MD
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Public Action: Yes
See: Actions-Adverse & Administrative Tab

Licensee General Information
Practice Information
Education, Certifications & Area of Practice
Memberships, Honors, Awards, & Public Service
Academic Appointments & Publications
Actions - Adverse & Administrative
Licensee General Information
Active License
Inactive License
Reason CodeLicense NumberSubcategoryIssue DateExpire Date
Surrendered9400628 04/17/200208/05/2002
Suspended Indefinitely9400628 04/17/200212/19/2002
 9400628 12/19/200104/30/2002
 9400628 11/15/200112/31/2001
 9400628 05/17/200111/30/2001
 9400628 02/26/200105/31/2001
Surrendered9400628 05/21/199405/13/1996
North Carolina Hospital Admitting Privileges
Out of State Active/Inactive Licenses
New York
Out of Country Active/Inactive Licenses
None Reported
Practice Information
Casper, WY
Days patients are seen at this practice:
Practice philosophy:
Non-English languages in which office is able to provide clinical services (e.g. Hindi, Spanish):
Non-English languages in which practitioner is able to provide clinical services (e.g. Hindi, Spanish):
Participates in Medicare:
Accepting new Medicare Patients:
Participates in Medicaid:
Accepting new Medicaid Patients:
Uses electronic medical records:
Education, Certifications & Area of Practice
Medical School
University of Texas-Houston Medical SchoolYear of Graduation:1989
Post Graduate Training
"Last Year of Training" does not necessarily mean that the licensee completed his/her training program. (In NC, a physician can be licensed without completing such a program.)
InstitutionSpecialtyStateCountryTraining ProgramLast Year of Training
Wayne StatePsychiatryMIUSAResidency2009
Wayne State Addiction Psychiatry MIUSAFellowship2007
Texas TechPsychiatry TXUSAResidency1997
Brown UniversityChild/Adolescent Psychiatry RIUSAFellowship1996
Mount SinaiPsychiatryNYUSAResidency1992
Current Board Certification and Year of Certification/Recertification
Physicians should not list non-ABMS or non-AOA specialty boards unless the board meets the criteria set forth in the NC Medical Board’s Advertising and Publicity Position Statement.

Addiction Medicine2004
Area of Practice
Area Of PracticePrimary Area of Practice
Addiction Psychiatry
Addictionology or Addiction Medicine
Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine
Pain Medicine Yes
Membership, Honors, Awards & Public Service
Current Membership in Medical Professional Organizations
None Reported
Honors and Awards
None Reported
Professional Service
None Reported
Academic Appointments & Publications
Current Academic Appointments
None Reported
None Reported
Section 1. Adverse Actions
North Carolina Medical Board Public Actions
This section indicates whether the North Carolina Medical Board has taken adverse public action regarding the licensee. Click on the link or links below to see an electronic copy of public documents associated with the licensee.

Certain public documents, such as hearing transcripts, are listed but are not posted on the site. If the record indicates a transcript is available, it may be obtained by contacting the Board.

NCMB public actions are posted on this site indefinitely.
01/03/2018Consent Order View
08/18/2006Consent Order View
07/19/2006Affidavit of Service View
06/30/2006Notice of Charges and Allegations; Notice of Hearing View
02/17/2006Consent Order View
12/19/2002Consent Order View
10/04/2002Affidavit of Service View
09/19/2002Notice of Charges and Allegations; Notice of Hearing View
08/06/2002Voluntary Surrender Acknowledgement View
08/05/2002Voluntary Surrender of License View
04/17/2002Temporary Medical License View
12/19/2001Temporary Medical License View
11/15/2001Temporary Medical License View
05/17/2001Temporary Medical License View
02/26/2001Temporary Medical License View
02/21/2001Consent Order View
01/27/1999Voluntary Surrender Acknowledgement View
01/23/1999Notice of Dismissal View
01/05/1999Voluntary Surrender of License View
12/18/1998Notice of Hearing View
03/23/1996Notice of Charges and Allegations View
03/23/1996Order of Summary Suspension of License View
Other Regulatory Board or Agency Public Actions
This section indicates whether a regulatory authority other than NCMB has taken public action against the licensee. Out-of-state medical board actions are posted on this website indefinitely. Actions by regulatory agencies such as Medicare, Medicaid, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, etc., are posted for a period of seven years, from the date of the action.
DateName of Board / AgencyAction TakenLink
06/14/2017Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and DisciplineMedical license reinstated with conditions View
10/23/2010Wyoming Board of MedicineVoluntary Surrender of license View
Health Care Institution Suspensions and Revocations
None Reported

Section 2. Administrative Actions
Actions listed in this section are considered non-disciplinary by the Board. In situations where administrative actions are taken, the licensee may not have met certain statutory requirements or may have failed to follow correct administrative procedures.
North Carolina Medical Board Reentry Agreement
None Reported
North Carolina Special Purpose Licensing Agreement
None Reported
Malpractice Information
None Reported
Misdemeanor/DUI/DWI Conviction Information
None Reported
Felony Conviction Information
None Reported