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Professional Medical Conduct Board Actions: Beginning 1990

Row numberNameAddressLicense NumberLicense TypeYear of BirthEffective DateActionMisconduct DescriptionDate Updated
6651Vong, Garen Tehen-Tsiu1896 46th Avenue San Francisco, California 94122197825MD195108/09/2007License surrender.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the California State Medical Board for negligence, incompetence and inadequate records.08/02/2007
6652Voorhis, Brenda4243 Freeman Road Orchard Park, New York 14127140215MD193006/19/2007Permanent license surrender issued pursuant to New York State Public Health Law Section 230.13This action is not disciplinary in nature.07/24/2007
6653Vorobyev, Leonid A3895 Highway 516 Old Bridge NJ 08857216549MD196110/29/2010Censure and reprimand.The Hearing Committee sustained the charge finding the physician guilty of having been convicted in the City of New York Criminal Court for attempted grand larceny.10/26/2010
6654Vuletin, Juan Carlos222 Park Avenue South Apt. 3B New York, New York 10003117057MD194204/13/2005Permanent license limitation precluding all patient contact and any practice of medicine, clinical or otherwise.The physician did not contest the charge of negligence on more than one occasion.04/07/2005
6655Vuocolo, Philip S.800 Medical Center Drive Fairmont, MN 56031158717MD195712/26/2008$2,500. Fine.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Florida State Board of Medicine based on failing to conform to acceptable standards of medical practice and to maintain accurate patient records.12/19/2008
6656Vuyyuru, Lokesh BabuAddress redacted182889MD195805/19/2009License revocationThe Hearing Committee sustained the charge finding the physician guilty of having been disciplined by the Virginia State Board of Medicine for negligence and incompetence. Previously on October 13, 2006 the physician's New York State medical license was summarily suspended by the New York State Commissioner of Health.05/14/2009
6657Wachen, Harry Leopold108-48 70 Road Forest Hills, New York 11375080961MD193012/29/2000Censure and reprimand and the completion of a course on avoiding sexual harassment.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's penalty and determination finding the physician guilty of willfully abusing or intimidating patients.
6658Wachen, Harry Leopold76 Arleigh Road Great Neck, New York 11021080961MD193012/05/2007License limitation precluding the practice of medicine in New York State clinical or otherwise and $10,000.fineThe physician did not contest willfully harassing, abusing or intimidating a patient.11/28/2007
6659Wade-Neal, Sherylann17270 Bear Valley Road Victorville, CA 92392157324MD195502/21/2011Censure and reprimand with probation for three years and $5,000 fine.The physician must comply with the terms of the California State Medical Board April 19, 2010 Board Order. The physician's license was later reovked effective March 26, 2014.The physician did not contest the charges of having been convicted in the Los Angeles County Supreme Court for filing a false income tax return and having been disciplined by the California State Medical Board.02/14/2011
6660Wade-Neal, SherylannAddress redacted157324MD195503/26/2014License revocation.The Hearing Committee sustained the charge finding the physician guilty of having violated the terms of an order previously imposed by the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct03/20/2014
6661Wadhwa, Jagdish CAddress redacted114831MD194109/27/2011Nondisciplinary Order of Conditions for three years and the physician's medical license is permanently restricted preventing the physician from performing any invasive procedures.This action is not disciplinary in nature.09/20/2011
6662Wagner, Jack37 Wilputte Place New Rochelle, New York 10804090773MD193704/27/2000License permanently limitation precluding the practice of medicine and prohibiting the physician from serving as a medical director of any medical facilityThe physician did not contest the charge of negligence on more than one occasion07/19/2001
6663Wagner, Jr., Henry5804 Bayshore Boulevard Tampa, Florida 33611170921MD194911/28/2000License conditions and probation for five years upon returning to the active practice of medicine in New York State.The Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's penalty and determination finding the physician guilty of having been convicted in the Florida County Court of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of driving under the influence/property damage and having been convicted in Hillsborough County Traffic Court, Tampa, Florida of driving under the influence.
6664Wagner, RichardR.D. 1 P.O Box 84B Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania 15012-9801133565MD10/10/1997License revocationThe Hearing Committee sustained the charges finding the physician guilty of practicing the profession fraudulently by making false statements on hospital employment applications and engaging in conduct during the practice of medicine which evidences moral unfitness.
6665Wagner, Richard LewisP.O.Box 339 Coupeville, Washington 98239158718MD195503/28/2005The physician has agreed to never activate his registration to practice medicine or seek to reapply for a license to practice medicine in New York State.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners for failing to maintain accurate records.03/21/2005
6666Wagner, Ronald S2450 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, Florida 33020104609MD01/11/1995Censure and reprimandThe physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Florida State Board of Medicine for advertising which created false or unjustified expectations.
6667Wagner, Stephen703 Bunker View Drive Apollo Beach, Florida 33572107662MD194003/16/2004Censure and reprimand.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The physician did not contest the charges of having been disciplined by the Florida State Board of Medicine for failing to maintain adequate medical records that justify the care and treatment of the patient and negligence in the diagnosis and treatment of a patient and having been disciplined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine.03/09/2004
6668Wahba, Atif6 Valley Meadow Drive Spencerport, New York 14559159233MD195111/09/1999License revocationThe Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's July 28, 1999 determination finding the physician guilty of negligence and incompetence on more than one occasion; gross negligence and gross incompetence. The Review Board overturned the Hearing Committee's penalty of suspension for two years, stayed with probation for two years and revoked the physician's license.The physician's New York State medical license was previously summarily suspended on March 4, 1999 ,but the summary suspension was later lifted August 4, 1999.
6669Wahba, Sameh Saad60 North Country Road Port Jefferson Station, NY 11777196839MD196010/24/2013Probation for thirty-six months.The physician did not contest the charge of negligence on more than one occasion and failing to maintain accurate patient records.10/17/2013
6670Wahby, Samir Riad1172 Foxridge Drive Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501152248MD194809/13/2006The physician may not practice medicine in New York State.This action remains in effect until the conclusion of a hearing.The physician is charged with having been suspended by the Iowa State Board of Medical Examiners for non-compliance with the terms and conditions of his Physician Health Contract.09/13/2006
6671Waisbren Jr, Burton A75 Country Club Road Ipswich, Massachusetts 01938123821MD08/24/1994License revocationThe Hearing Committee sustained the charges finding the physician guilty of having been disciplined by the Massachusetts State Board of Registration in Medicine for false and misleading advertisement and inappropriate prescribing and the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners for having been disciplined by the Massachusetts Board and having admitted to a psychiatric illness.
6672Wakeman, Gary6 Preserve Way Saratoga Springs, New York 12866138119MD194903/13/2008Nondisciplinary order of conditions issued pursuant to New York State Public Health Law Section 230. for five years. The physicain completed the terms of his order effective June 30, 2013.This action is not disciplinary in nature.03/06/2008
6673Walborn, David M4080 Delaware Avenue Tonawanda, NY 14150183082MD195505/19/2010Probation for thirty months and $25,000 fine.The physician's license is permanently limited to preclude any general surgery and/or any intervention beyond that which can be done under local anesthesia, and any wound care practice is only permitted in a setting affiliated with a facility licensed under New York State Public Health Law Article 28. The physician completed the monitoring terms of his order effective May 18, 2013.The physician did not contest the charge of negligence on more than one occasion.05/12/2010
6674Waldman, Barry J2700 Quarry Lake Drive Suite 300 Baltimore, MD 21209207963MD196603/07/2011Censure and reprimand. The physician completed the terms of his order effective April 6, 2011.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Maryland State Board of Physicians for failing to maintain accurate patient records.02/28/2011
6675Waldman, Michael EricAddress redacted226895MD196511/29/2013Censure and reprimand with a $3,500 fine and the physician must complete a continuing education program in the areas of ethics and interventional radiology. The physicain must also comply with the terms of the Memorandum of Decision and Order issued by the Connecticut State Medical Examining Board. The physician completed the terms of his order effective June 5, 2014.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Connecticut State Medical Examining Board for acting incompetently and negligently during the practice of medicine and violating the standard of care.11/22/2013
6676Waldman, Richard AlanRedacted Address104391MD194204/16/2008The physician has agreed to never activate his New York State registration or reapply for a license to practice medicine in New York State. This action is a modification of the penalty previously imposed on February 29, 2008 and does not constitute a new disciplinary order.Previously the physician had not contested the charge of having been disciplined by the North Carolina State Medical Board for inadequate record keeping.04/10/2008
6677Walker, Bradley StevenAddress redacted191721MD196011/14/2012Censure and reprimand and $500.00 fine. The physician must complete the terms of the Idaho State Board of Medicine stipulation and order.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Idaho State Board of Medicine for writing prescriptions when he had an inactive controlled substance registration.11/07/2012
6678Walker, Mark Christopher4512 N.W.74th Terrace Ocala, Florida 34482213585MD195307/19/2004License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having withdrawn his application for licensure in lieu of denial by the Florida State Board of Medicine due to patient boundary and chemical dependency issues which occurred prior to 1999.07/12/2004
6679Walker, Samuel R24245 Elise Court Los Altos Hills, California 94024086152MD193312/24/2001License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the California State Medical Board for dispensing drugs to another for his own use and abusing alcohol.12/21/2001
6680Walker, Tyrone1197 East 91st Street Apartment 1 Brooklyn, New York 11236214741MD196709/29/2006License suspension from March 22,2006 and ending September 29,2006 with probation for five years and the limitation that the physician may only practice medicine in a facility licensed under New York State Public Health Law Article 28.The Hearing Committee sustained the charges finding the physician guilty of negligence on more than one occasion; practicing fraudulently; failing to maintain records;filing a false report and violating Section 2805-k of the New York State Public Health Law. Previously on June 8, 2006 the New York State Commissioner of Health issued an interim order leaving the March 22,2006 summary suspension in effect until the Hearing Committee's determination.09/28/2006
6681Walker, William Edward6225 Marilla Street Douglasville, Georgia 30135004969RPA196408/23/2005License surrenderThe physician assistant did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Georgia State Composite Board of Medical Examiners for inappropriately using a physcian's Drug Enforcement Administration number to write prescriptions and obtain medications.08/16/2005
6682Walkey, Marilyn Mills7835 SW 74th Avenue Portland, Oregon 97223154198MD195004/27/2007Nondisciplinary Order of Conditions issued pursuant to New York State Public Health Law Section 230,precluding the physician from practicing medicine in New York State or in any other location where the practice of medicine relies solely on her New York State medical license.This action is not disciplinary in nature.04/20/2007
6683Wallace, Mark E77 Seventh Avenue, Apt 15L New York, New York 10011160946MD09/28/1994Censure and reprimand with probation for two years.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The physician admitted to having been criminally convicted of Possession of a Controlled Substance.
6684Wallen, Robert C18 Spruce Street Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360153565MD195312/08/2004License suspension for three years, stayed with probation for three years that runs concurrent with the term of probation imposed by the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania and $3,000.fine.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The physician did not contest the charge of having been convicted in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania of Willful Failure to File a U.S.Income Tax Return.12/01/2004
6685Wallen, Robert CR.D.7 18 Spruce Park Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360153565MD11/05/1992License suspension for one year, stayed with probation.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The physician admitted to having been disciplined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine for unprofessional conduct .
6686Walsh, George F10 Ambassador Drive Rochester, New York 14610097410MD193812/25/2000Censure and reprimand with the requirement that when practicing in New York State the physician may only treat or examine female patients in the presence of a chaperone.The Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's penalty and determination finding the physician guilty of harassing, abusing or intimidating a patient physically or verbally.
6687Walter, Gregory William2011 Sharon Drive Albany, Georgia 31707164739MD195405/03/2006The physician has agreed to never activate his registration or reapply for a license to practice medicine in New York State.The order issued by the New York State Commissioner of Health on January 13, 2006 is no longer in effect.The physician did not contest having been convicted in United States District Court, District of South Carolina, Florence Division of conspiracy to launder monetary instruments04/26/2006
6688Walter, Gregory William539 North Westover Boulevard Apartment 521 Albany, Georgia 31707-1965164739MD195403/17/2003Censure and reprimand.Later on May 3, 2006 the physician agreed to never activate his registration or reapply for a license to practice medicine in New York State.The Hearing Committee sustained the charge finding the physician guilty of having been disciplined by the South Carolina State Board of Medical Examiners for unprofessional conduct and prescribing controlled substances without indication or medical justification.04/26/2006
6689Walters, Janet Lee314 Washington Street Apt.C Portsmouth, Virginia 23704182027MD194901/31/2005Temporary surrender of medical license pursuant to New York State Public Health Law Section 230.13.The physician's medical license status is currently inactive.This action is not disciplinary in nature.02/07/2005
6690Waltner, Nancy Madeleine11 North Airmont Road Suffern, New York159723MD195505/04/2007Temporary surrender of medical license issued pursuant to New York State Public Health Law Section 230 (13)This action and change in license status is not disciplinary in nature.
6691Walton, Terrence W161 Madison Avenue Suite 8SE New York, New York 10003226984MD196511/11/2005License suspension for sixty months, stayed with probation for sixty months.Later on the physician surrendered his license on October 2, 2012.The physician did not contest the charge of negligence on more than one occasion.10/11/2012
6692Walton, Terrence W161 Madison Avenue Suite 8SE New York, NY 10003226984MD196510/02/2012License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of violating the terms of probation, condition or limitation of a previous board order.09/25/2012
6693Walts, NelsonP.O. Box 79 Lake Luzerne, NY 12846-0079001723RPA194701/09/1993License suspension for three years, stayed with probation and one hundred hours of community service.The physician assistant has satisfied the terms of the order.Later effective July 9, 2007 the physician assistant surrendered his New York State medical license.The physician assistant admitted to the charge of practicing fraudulently by submitting false recertification information on employment applications.07/02/2007
6694Walts, Nelson45C Hiland Springs Way Queensbury, New York 12804001723RPA194707/09/2007License surrenderThe physician assistant did not contest the charge of having violated the terms of an order previously imposed by the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct.07/02/2007
6695Walts, NelsonConvenient Medical Care 319 Bay Road Queensbury, New York 12804001723RPA194702/24/2005License suspension for three years,stayed upon full compliance with the order terms with probation for three years.Later effective July 9, 2007 the physician assistant surrendered his New York State medical license.The physician assistant did not contest the charge of negligence on more than one occasion.07/02/2007
6696Waltuch, George1300 Crane Street Menlo Park, California 94025087157MD193405/07/2001Censure and reprimand.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the California State Medical Board for failing to visit and evaluate at least every thirty days a patient, while that patient was in a skilled nursing facility.07/13/2001
6697Walzer, Robert SP.O.Box 63 Georgetown, Connecticut 06829081796MD193212/20/2001License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Connecticut State Department of Public Health for having an inappropriate relationship with a patient.12/23/2001
6698Wancier, ZisaloBergen Regional Medical Center 230 East Ridgewood Avenue Paramus, New Jersey 07652120254MD194112/08/2004Censure and reprimand.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners for failing to exercise appropriate supervision over persons who are only authorized to practice under his supervision.12/02/2004
6699Wand, Paul Henry2125 Southeast 10th Avenue Apartment 1001 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316148528MD194906/10/2002License revocationThe Hearing Committee sustained the charge finding the physician guilty of having been disciplined by the Florida State Board of Medicine for failing to practice medicine within an acceptable standard of care; failing to maintain appropriate records and having a sexual relationship with a patient.07/02/2002
6700Wang, Cheng2 Mott Street New York, New York 10013115663MD05/13/1997No further sanction was imposed.The physician's medical license was later revoked on August 11, 1999.The Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's determination finding the physician had been found guilty of numerous violations of New York State Public Health Law Article 33 by improperly dispensing controlled substances; failing to prepare official New York State prescription forms and failing to maintain a biennial inventory of all controlled substances in his possession.

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The Professional Medical Conduct Board Actions data consist of all public actions taken against physicians, physician assistants, specialist assistants, and medical professional corporations pursuant to Section 230 of the New York State Public Health Law and Section 6530 of the New York State Education Law. For more information, check out http://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/doctors/conduct/ , or go to the "About" tab.

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