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Professional Medical Conduct Board Actions: Beginning 1990

Row numberNameAddressLicense NumberLicense TypeYear of BirthEffective DateActionMisconduct DescriptionDate Updated
6701Wahby, 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
6702Waisbren 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.
6703Wakeman, 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
6704Walborn, 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
6705Waldman, 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
6706Waldman, 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
6707Waldman, 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
6708Walker, 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
6709Walker, 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
6710Walker, 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
6711Walker, 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
6712Walker, 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
6713Walkey, 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
6714Wallace, 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.
6715Wallen, 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
6716Wallen, 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 .
6717Walsh, 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.
6718Walter, 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
6719Walter, 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
6720Walters, 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
6721Waltner, 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.
6722Walton, 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
6723Walton, 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
6724Walts, 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
6725Walts, 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
6726Walts, 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
6727Waltuch, 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
6728Walzer, 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
6729Wancier, 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
6730Wand, 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
6731Wang, 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.
6732Wang, Cheng9 Briarwood Road Jersey City, New Jersey 07305115663MD193908/11/1999License revocation and $70,000.fineThe Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's April 23, 1999 penalty and determination finding the physician guilty of having been convicted of a crime;found guilty in a Department of Social Services administrative proceeding of unacceptable practices;practicing fraudulently;practicing with negligence and incompetence on more than one occasion and filing false reports.The physician's New York State medical license was previously summarily suspended December 10, 1998.
6733Wang, Christopher20-34 37th Street Astoria, New York 11105207017MD196307/21/2000License suspension for six months with probation for three years commencing upon the active practice of medicine in New York State.The physician's period of probation ended May 19, 2004.The Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's April 13, 2000 determination finding the physician guilty of practicing fraudulently and filing a false report. The Review Board overturned the Hearing Committee's penalty of a two year stayed suspension and imposed the penalty of license suspension for six months with probation for three years.
6734Wang, Christopherc/o Steven Jesser Esq. 1 Northfield Plaza Suite 300 Northfield, Illinois 60093207017MD196301/03/2001License suspension for an additional four months and probation for three years.License suspension ended May 20, 2001.The physician's period of probation ended May 19, 2004.The Hearing Committee sustained the charges of practicing fraudulently and filing a false report.01/11/2005
6735Wang, Edwin Yen1165 Union Street, NE Suite 100 Salem, OR 97301224915MD197301/21/2011Censure and reprimand with $500.00 fine.The physician had paid the fine on January 27, 2011.The physician did not contest the charge of having been convicted in the Municipal Court of Salem, Marion County, Oregon for driving under the influence of intoxicants.01/14/2011
6736Wang, George2 Mott Street New York, New York 10013115663MD05/13/1997No further sanction was imposed.The physician's medical license was later revoked 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.
6737Wang, George9 Briarwood Road Jersey City, New Jersey 07305115663MD193908/11/1999License revocation and $70,000.fineThe Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's April 23, 1999 penalty and determination finding the physician guilty of having been convicted of a crime;found guilty in a Department of Social Services administrative proceeding of unacceptable practices;practicing fraudulently;practicing with negligence and incompetence on more than one occasion and filing false reports.The physician's New York State medical license was previously summarily suspended December 10, 1998.
6738Wang, Michael Jianjun4 Chester Street South Setauket, New York 11720NoneMD195701/11/2005Prohibited from either practicing medicine in New York State or obtaining a license to practice medicine in New York State.The Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's August 30, 2004 determination and penalty finding the physician guilty of practicing the profession fraudulently.01/07/2005
6739Wang, Peter12555 Garden Grove Boulevard Garden Grove, California 92643121903MD11/21/1995License suspension for one year stayed except for the initial forty-five days, with probation for five years and one hundred hours of community service commencing upon the active practice of medicine in New York State.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The physician admitted to having been disciplined by the California State Medical Board for his negligent and incompetent care of an obstetric patient.
6740Wang, Richard I-Hsiang4608 W.Burleigh Street Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53210085690MD192412/20/2007License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Wisconsin State Medical Examining Board for fraudulently practicing medicine.12/13/2007
6741Wapnick, Simon171 East 84th Street New York, New York 10028122882MD193702/18/1993License revocation.The New York State Board of Regents on March 9, 1999 denied the physician's petition for the restoration of his New York State medical licenseThe Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's November 2, 1992 determination finding the physician guilty of gross negligence, gross incompetence and incompetence and negligence on more than one occasion.The Board also sustained the revocation of Dr. Wapnick's license, but overturned the Committee's stay of the revocation.
6742Ward, Roscoe Wendell4217 Dom Perignon Court Allison Park, Pennsylvania 15101073236MD192502/24/2005License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charges of having been disciplined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine for failing to maintain records regarding the dispensing of controlled substances and having been disciplined by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners.02/17/2005
6743Ward, Sara LeanneAddress redacted260687MD197908/21/2012Indefinite license suspension for at least twenty four months after which the physician may petition for a modification order staying the suspension with probationary terms and/or conditions concerning her practice of medicine.The physician could not defend against at least one of the acts of being an habitual user or having a psychiatric condition which impaired her ability to practice medicine; violating New York State Public Health Law and practicing the profession of medicine fraudulently.08/14/2012
6744Waseem, Tariq624 E.20th Street Apartment 8H New York, New York 10009126149MD194708/27/2003Censure and reprimand with a $5,000.fine.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The physician did not contest the charge of practicing fraudulently.08/21/2003
6745Wasserman, David124 Harbour Lane Massapequa, New York 11758034653MD191205/13/1991License revocationThe New York State Board of Regents sustained the charges finding the physician guilty of negligence;excessive testing and/or treatment and engaging in conduct which evidences moral unfitness.09/17/2002
6746Wasserman, Mark Lewis2228 Black Rock Turnpike, Suite 211 Fairfield, CT 06824194763MD196308/11/2009Probation for five years to run coterminous with the Connecticut State Medical Examining Board order of January 15, 2009. The physician completed the probationary terms of his order effective Feburary 1, 2013.The Administrative Review Board affirmed the Hearing Committee's May 19, 2009 determination finding the physician guilty of having been discplined by the Connecticut State Medical Examining Board for practicing the profession fraudulently and abusing or using to excess Oxycontin, Roxicodone and codeine. The Review Board modified the terms of probation.08/05/2009
6747Wasserman, Norman4101 N.W. 4th Street Plantation, Florida 33317106861MD194103/05/1990License surrenderThe physician admitted to the charge of having been convicted in the Circuit Court, Seventeenth Judicial District, Broward County, Florida of Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances.10/30/2002
6748Wasserman, Scott A21827 N.Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, AZ 85255184400MD196210/31/2008License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Arizona State Medical Board for failure to provide adequate anesthesia during a liposuction procedure and failure to maintain adequate medical records.10/24/2008
6749Wasserman, Scott A9543 Altadena Avenue Scottsdale, Arizona 85260184400MD196204/14/2003Censure and reprimand with probation for five years.Later effective October 31, 2008 the physician surrendered his medical license.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Arizona State Board of Medical Examiners based upon his relapse of using chemical substances.04/14/2003
6750Wassif, Anis MP.O. Box 1091 Pasadena, Maryland 21122108294MD12/07/1995License suspension for two years, stayed with probation commencing upon the active practice of medicine in New York StateThe physician did not contest having been disciplined by the Maryland State Board of Physician Quality Assurance for falsifying anesthesia medical records.

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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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