Spring 2013
Volume 2, Issue 2

"GRAND LARCENY"

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 medical license. Unless modified by the Commissioner, this order remains in effect until the conclusion of the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct hearing proceedings. The physician is charged with submitting a false report and having been convicted in the Suffolk County Court, State of New York of grand larceny.


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CONVICTION IN DUTCHESS COUNTY COURT, NEW YORK STATE OF COURSE OF SEXUAL CONDUCT AGAINST A CHILD IN THE SECOND DEGREE, AND OF PREDATORY ASSAULT AGAINST A CHILD, CRIMINAL SEXUAL ACT IN THE FIRST DEGREE AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD Pursuant to New York State Public Health Law Section 230(12)(b), the physician assistant 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 medical license. Unless modified by the Commissioner, this order remains in effect until the conclusion of the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct hearing proceedings. The physician assistant is charged with having been convicted in Dutchess County Court, New York State of Course of Sexual Conduct against a Child in the second degree and having been charged in Dutchess County Court, New York State of Predatory Assault against a Child, Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The physician assistant is also charged with making a false statement on his New York State registration renewal application.

CONVICTION IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK OF EXECUTING A SCHEME TO DEFRAUD MEDICARE AND PRIVATE BENEFIT PROGRAMS AND MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE DELIVERY AND PAYMENT OF HEALTH CARE BENEFITS 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 medical license. Unless modified by the Commissioner, this order remains in effect until the conclusion of the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct hearing proceedings. The physician is charged with having been convicted in United States District Court, Eastern District of New York of Executing a Scheme to Defraud Medicare and Private Benefit Programs and Making False Statements in Connection with the Delivery and Payment of Health Care Benefits.

CONVICTION IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK OF CONSPIRING TO COMMIT BRIBERY License suspension for one year, stayed with probation for one year. The physician is permanently restricted from owning or administering a group medical practice or an Article 28 facility but may operate a solo office practice. The Review Board affirmed the Hearing Committee's determination finding the physician guilty of having been convicted in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York of conspiring to commit bribery. The Review Board modified the Hearing Committee's penalty allowing the physician to be able to operate a solo office practice. Previously, the physician’s New York State medical license was summarily suspended by the New York State Commissioner of Health. The physician is permanently restricted from owning or administering a group medical practice or Article 28 facility.

ENGAGING IN INAPPROPRIATE VERBAL AND/OR PHYSICAL CONDUCT WITH A PATIENT Probation for three years, and the physician has a license restriction whereby he may only examine and/or treat female patients in the presence of a chaperone. This restriction is effective one hundred twenty days after the effective date of this order and as long as the physician has a license to practice in New York State. The physician did not contest the allegation of engaging in inappropriate verbal and/or physical conduct with a patient. The physician has a license restriction whereby he may only examine and/or treat female patients in the presence of a chaperone. This restriction is effective one hundred twenty days after the effective date of this order and as long as the physician has a license to practice in New York State.


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