OPMC Reporter – Spring 2017

PHYSICIAN PRECLUDED FROM PRACTICING IN NEW YORK STATE FOR IMPAIRED PRACTICE The OPMC disciplined a physician who did not contest the charges of having been disciplined by the State Medical Board of California for being impaired in his ability to practice medicine safely by obtaining and using controlled substances and for inappropriately prescribing to others. The […]

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OPMC Reporter – Winter 2017

What the Doctor Ordered? Volume 6, Issue 1 PHYSICIAN SUSPENDED SIX MONTHS FOR PERFORMING UNNECESSARY PROCEDURES AND ORDERING EXCESSIVE TESTING The OPMC suspended the medical license of a physician for six months after the Hearing Committee sustained charges finding the physician guilty of committing professional misconduct by performing services not authorized by the patient or patient […]

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OPMC Reporter – Fall 2016

PHYSICIAN’S LICENSE SUSPENDED SIX MONTHS, PLACED ON PROBATION FOR FIVE YEARS FOR MULTIPLE ACTS OF PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT AND MALPRACTICE A physician was found to have practiced with negligence on more than one occasion and with gross negligence on two occasions in relation to surgeries performed on five patients. The findings included a number of deviations from […]

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OPMC Reporter – Summer 2016

Family Doctor Volume 5, Issue 3 PHYSICIAN DISCIPLINED FOR PRESCRIBING TO FAMILY AND STAFF WITHOUT ESTABLISHING PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP OR MEDICAL NECESSITY A physician agreed not to contest the charge that he was disciplined by the Connecticut Medical Examining Board based on inappropriate prescribing practices for prescribing injectable Dilaudid to a relative and staff member. The Board […]

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OPMC Reporter – Spring 2016

Doctor….No! Volume 5, Issue 2 LICENSE SUSPENSION OF AT LEAST SIX (6) MONTHS AND BOARD ORDERED COMPETENCY EXAMINATION AFTER HEARING COMMITTEE SUSTAINED CHARGES FINDING THE PHYSICIAN GUILTY OF GROSS NEGLIGENCE AND NEGLIGENCE ON MULTIPLE OCCASIONS A physician was charged with eighteen (18) counts of professional misconduct, including five (5) instances of gross negligence.  The panel was […]

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OPMC Reporter – Fall 2015

Doc No More?Volume 4, Issue 4 Conviction of Murder and Tampering with Physical Evidence License Surrender. The physician admitted guilt to the charge of having been convicted in the County Court, Onondaga County, New York of Murder in the second degree and Tampering with Physical Evidence.  IN OTHER NEWS… Abusing Patients and Engaging In Conduct Which […]

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OPMC Reporter – Summer 2015

Doc Skips TownVolume 4, Issue 3 PHYSICIAN FOUND GUILTY OF ABANDONMENT AND NEGLECT OF MULTIPLE PATIENTS A physician recently received an indefinite license suspension for a period of no less than twelve months, after which the physician may petition for a modification order staying the suspension. The physician was found to have abruptly stopped seeing patients […]

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OPMC Reporter – Spring 2015

Doctor DeathVolume 4, Issue 2 CONVICTION OF MANSLAUGHTER; RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT; CRIMINAL SALE OF A PRESCRIPTION FOR A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE; SCHEME TO DEFRAUD; FALSIFYING BUSINESS RECORDS AND OFFERING A FALSE DOCUMENT FOR FILING License surrender. The physician did not contest the charge of having been convicted in the New York State Supreme Court, New York County of […]

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OPMC Reporter – Winter 2015

Shady, M.D.?Volume 4, Issue 1 CONVICTION OF WILLFUL FAILURE TO FILE A REPORT OF FOREIGN BANK FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS Indefinite license suspension of a period of no less than twelve months; after which the physician assistant may petition for a modification order staying the suspension. The modification order may include probationary terms and/or further conditions concerning her […]

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OPMC Reporter – Fall 2014

CONVICTION OF PETIT LARCENY AND CRIMINAL TRESPASS Indefinite license suspension of a period of no less than twelve months; after which the physician assistant may petition for a modification order staying the suspension. The modification order may include probationary terms and/or further conditions concerning her practice of medicine. The physician assistant admitted guilt to the charge […]

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OPMC Reporter – Summer 2014

Dr. BullyVolume 3, Issue 3 MISCONDUCT ALLEGING THAT DOCTOR IS UNABLE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE WITH REASONABLE SKILL AND SAFETY AS A RESULT OF A MENTAL OR PHYSICAL CONDITION; ENGAGING IN SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A PATIENT AND BEHAVING IN AN ABUSIVE OR ASSAULTIVE MANNER TOWARDS A PATIENT Pursuant to New York State Public Health Law Section 230(12)(b), […]

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OPMC Reporter – Spring 2014

CONVICTION OF POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY License suspension for thirty-six months, stayed with probation for sixty months and until the physician complies with the terms imposed by the United States District Court, Eastern New York. The physician’s license is limited to preclude him from treating patients eighteen years old or younger. The physician must obtain an […]

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OPMC Reporter – Fall 2013

Predatory Assault Volume 2, Issue 4 CONVICTION IN DUTCHESS COUNTY COURT, NEW YORK STATE OF COURSE OF SEXUAL CONDUCT AGAINST A CHILD, CRIMINAL SEXUAL ACT IN THE FIRST DEGREE AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD License revocation. The Hearing Committee sustained the charges finding the physician assistant guilty of having been convicted in Dutchess […]

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OPMC Reporter – Spring 2013 – Drunk Driving

Drunk Driving DocVolume 2, Issue 2 AGGRAVATED DRUNK DRIVING Censure and reprimand. The Hearing Committee sustained the charges finding the physician guilty of having been convicted in the District Court of Nassau County – Hempstead, New York of aggravated driving while intoxicated. IN OTHER NEWS… CONSPIRING TO COMMIT BRIBERY License suspension for one year, stayed […]

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OPMC Reporter – Spring 2013 – Grand Larceny

Grand LarcenyVolume 2, Issue 2 CONVICTION IN THE SUFFOLK COUNTY COURT, STATE OF NEW YORK OF GRAND LARCENY Pursuant to New York State Public Health Law Section 230(12)(b), the physician may not practice medicine in New York State or in any other jurisdiction where his practice is predicated on holding a valid New York State […]

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