Founder's Women's Health Center
Former clinic abortionist: David M. Burkons Former clinic abortionist: Harley Myron Blank Former clinic abortionist: Karl I. Schaeffer Clinic temporarily closed as of July 2018; one faction split off and moved to a different location at 6721 Karl Rd., Columbus, OH 43229. The separated abortion clinic is named "Your Choice Healthcare," and only performs medical abortions. They claim to be "unaffiliated" with the former clinic, but kept the old phone number (614-251-1800) and stated that the old clinic location was closed. Confirmed 07-12-2018. BE However, the "old" or original location only closed temporarily and reopened in the fall of 2018, but lost it's surgical license on November 13, 2018. They still do abortions, but now only medical abortions. Confirmed 11-30-2018 CS
Founder's Women's Health Center -- 2017 Ohio clinic license renewal
2017 clinic license renewal application -- Harley Blank, Medical Director
Founder's Women's Health Center -- 2014 Biennial Corporation Report
Biennial Corporation filing for Founder's Women's Health Center abortion clinic, aka "Downtown Gynecologists." Shareholders/directors include Harley Blank, MD, Karl Schaeffer, MD, and Robert Chosy, MD.
Filed December 2, 2013: Malpractice suit alleging that patient had undiagnosed ectopic pregnancy and can never bear children again due to negligence of Abortionist Harley Blank and abortion clinic.
Founder's Women's Health Center -- 2015-04-14 Hinton v. Downtown Gynecologists et al - dismissed
Malpractice case is dismissed with prejudice.
Founder's Women's Health Center -- 2013 Hinton v. Downtown Gynecologists & Harley Blank -- Complaint
Botched abortion patient Lacresha Hinton sues Downtown Gynecology (aka Founder's Women's Health Center) and abortionist Harley Blank. Blank performed a "fake" abortion on Ms. Hinton when she was actually pregnant with an ectopic pregnancy. The patient suffered a ruptured ectopic pregnancy, and required emergency surgery to remove both fallopian tubes and parts of her ovaries. She was left permanently sterile as a result of the "fake" botched abortion. See pages 2-4.
Documented Death or Injury
2018 RU486 Complication Reports-Founders
8 Ohio reporting forms for RU486 abortion complications.
2017 RU486 Complication Reports-Founders
Two Ohio reporting forms for RU486 abortion complications.
Signed Transfer Agreement
May 31, 2012, transfer agreement between Founders and Grant Medical Center.
07-09-2018 -- New Abortion Clinic Opens On Columbus' North Side -- WOSU Radio
Founder's Women's Health Center "split" results in new abortion clinic called Your Choice Healthcare, on 6721 Karl Rd in Columbus, OH. See notes above.
Re-Licensure Survey Packet - 072012
July 12, 2012 Re-citation for failure to provide valid transfer agreement.
Survey Packet - 03 25 2011
Survey Packet - 06 15 2012
Inspection on March 14, 2012 noted first citation for lack of hospital transfer agreement, other violations
Survey Packet - [VIUF11 2] Non Confidential SYSTEM 01 17 2014
April 30, 2013 inspection found 14 pages of deficiencies, including incomplete records, untrained staff, administration of drugs without order from Doctor, more
2012 RENEWAL REMINDER
Letter dated 3/19/2012 informing Founders that it's facility license was about to expire.
Request for Appropriate Transfer Agreement 07 31 2012
Letter dated May 21, 2012 noting that Founders must provide valid hospital transfer agreement in order to be licensed.