Fabian Hoffner represents doctors before the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice

Fabian Hoffner, an attorney known for his work in professional license defense and medical law, provides comprehensive legal representation for doctors and physicians facing disciplinary actions by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. This specialized area of law involves several critical stages and considerations, as medical professionals navigate the complexities of license suspension and discipline processes.

Understanding the Process

The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice is responsible for ensuring that medical professionals adhere to the highest standards of ethics and competence. When allegations of misconduct or incompetence arise, the Board has the authority to investigate and take disciplinary action, which can include suspension or revocation of a medical license.

Initial Investigation

The process typically begins with an investigation triggered by a complaint from patients, healthcare entities, or other sources. Fabian Hoffner assists his clients from the onset, advising on how to respond to inquiries and prepare for possible investigations.

Response and Representation

Upon receiving notification of an investigation, it’s crucial for the physician to respond appropriately. Fabian Hoffner guides his clients through the preparation of a comprehensive response, addressing the Board’s concerns and providing necessary documentation and evidence to support the physician’s case.

Hearing and Defense

Should the case proceed, Fabian Hoffner represents his doctor clients in hearings before the Board. This stage involves presenting evidence, witness testimonies, and legal arguments to contest the allegations and demonstrate the physician’s competence and ethical standards.

Settlements and Agreements

In some cases, it may be in the physician’s best interest to negotiate a settlement or consent agreement with the Board. Mr. Hoffner’s expertise in negotiation can play a pivotal role in achieving a favorable outcome, potentially avoiding harsher penalties like suspension or revocation.


If the Board decides to impose disciplinary action, the decision can be appealed. Dr. Hoffner provides skilled representation throughout the appeals process, challenging the Board’s decision in higher courts if necessary.

Reinstatement and Restoration

For physicians whose licenses have been suspended, Mr. Hoffner assists with the reinstatement process. This often involves demonstrating rehabilitation, ongoing education, and compliance with any terms set forth by the Board.

Preventative Counseling

Beyond representation in disciplinary actions, Mr. Hoffner also offers preventative counseling to medical professionals. This proactive approach focuses on compliance with medical regulations and ethics, aiming to prevent potential issues before they arise.


The process of medical license suspension and discipline in Minnesota is complex and daunting. Fabian Hoffner’s expertise in navigating these waters offers invaluable support to physicians, ensuring they receive fair treatment and the best possible outcome in their cases.

If you are a doctor/physician that has been contacted by the Minnesota Board of Medical Examiners about a possible license violation, contact Fabian Hoffner at 612-206-3777 or through this website.