David J Fleiss MD Medical Board Sanctions

License Number


Medical Board Action

License suspension for three years, stayed with probation for three years and $20,000 fine. A permanent license limitation was imposed precluding spinal surgery; joint replacement surgery; cancer surgery; pediatric surgery except for treatment of emergencies and/ or trauma; open reductions and internal fixations of the spine, hip, Femoral shaft and Tibial shaft.The physician's period of probation ended March 16, 2003, however the license limitation is permanent and remains in effect.

Medical Board Misconduct Description

The physician did not contest the charges of negligence and incompetence on more than one occasion; gross negligence; gross incompetence and failure to maintain accurate records involving two patients.


901 Fifth Avenue
New York City, New York 10021

Effective Date: 3/17/2000