Summer 2014
Volume 3, Issue 3

“DR. BULLY?”

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), 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 his medical license temporarily suspended by the Texas State Medical Board for being unable to practice medicine with reasonable skill and safety as a result of a mental or physical condition; for engaging in sexual contact with a patient and behaving in an abusive or assaultive manner towards a patient or patient's family.


IN OTHER NEWS...

DISCIPLINED FOR ALLEGATIONS OF PRESCRIBING MEDICATIONS VIA THE INTERNET Censure and reprimand and $2,500 fine. The physician must comply with the terms of the Illinois Board order, and the physician must provide ninety (90) days notice before practicing medicine in New York State or in any other jurisdiction where the practice of medicine is predicated on his New York State medical license after which his practice may be subject to conditions. The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for allegations of prescribing medications via the internet without maintaining patient records. 

FAILING TO RESPOND TO AN OPMC REQUEST FOR RECORDS IN A TIMELY FASHION 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 modification order may include probationary terms and/or further conditions concerning her practice of medicine. The physician did not contest the charge of failing to respond to an Office of Professional Medical Conduct's request for records in a timely fashion..

NEGLIGENCE ON MORE THAN ONE OCCASION AND HAVING A PSYCHIATRIC CONDITION WHICH IMPAIRS ABILITY TO PRACTICE MEDICINE License suspension for two years, stayed with probation for three years. The physician must provide ninety (90) days notice before practicing medicine in New York State or in any other jurisdiction where the practice of medicine is predicated on his New York State medical license after which his practice may be subject to conditions. The physician did not contest the charge of negligence on more than one occasion and having a psychiatric condition which impairs his ability to practice medicine. 

LICENSE SUSPENSION ALLEGING THE HABITUAL USE OF NARCOTICS Indefinite license suspension for 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 to the charge of being a habitual user of narcotics and did not contest the charge of having been convicted in the Ilion Village Court, New York of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.

CONVICTION OF OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS Censure and reprimand and $3,000 fine. The physician completed the terms of his order effective June 13, 2014. The physician admitted to the charge of having been convicted in the District Court of Nassau County, New York of Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs.
 


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