Herbert P Gaston MD Medical Board Sanctions

License Number


Medical Board Action

License suspension until December 31, 2011 with the suspension period from July 1, 2009 until December 31, 2011 stayed with the condition that the physician submit to an evaluation by a board certified psychiatrist by July 1, 2009. If the physician fails to comply with this evaluation by July 1, 2009 the suspension will continue until the physician complies with the evaluation. When the suspension is stayed, the physician will be placed on probation for five years. The physician must also complete 150 hours of Continuing Medical Education before resuming the practice of medicine.

Medical Board Misconduct Description

The Administrative Review Board affirmed the October 15, 2008 Hearing Committee determination finding the physician guilty of having been convicted in United States District Court, Western District of New York of destruction, alteration or falsification of records. The Review Board extended and modified the Hearing Committee penalty regarding probationary terms and CME. Previously on March 28, 2008 the physician's New York State medical license was summarily suspended by the New York State Commissioner of Health.


Surgical Associates
418 North Main Street

Penn Yan, New York 14527

Effective Date: 3/09/2009