Medical Board ActionLicense suspension for twenty-four months, stayed with probation for thirty-six months. The physician is permanently precluded from prescribing, dispensing or administering controlled substances/hypnotics, central nervous system stimulants or psychotherapeutic agents. The physician must refer patients who are currently being treated with these medications and/or in need of such treatment to an appropriate physician who is not affiliated with him. The physician must also create a plan which would ensure the security of his prescription pads. Later on August 28, 2013 the physician permanently surrendered his New York State medical license.
Medical Board Misconduct DescriptionThe physician agreed that he could not successfully defend against at least one act of negligence on more than one occasion and failing to maintain accurate patient records.
Effective Date: 9/05/2012