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Professional Medical Conduct Board Actions: Beginning 1990

Row numberNameAddressLicense NumberLicense TypeYear of BirthEffective DateActionMisconduct DescriptionDate Updated
6751Weinstein, Howard M600 E. Genesee Street Suite 323 Syracuse, New York 13202117014MD194603/21/2001 Censure and reprimand with probation for three years and $15,000 fine.The physician's period of probation ended March 21, 2004.The physician admitted to the charge of negligence on more than one occasion.
6752Weinstein, Michael N792 Main Street Melrose, Massachusetts 02176141116MD10/27/1993No penaltyThe Hearing Committee sustained the charge finding the physician guilty of having been disciplined by the Massachusetts State Board of Registration in Medicine for negligence,but imposed no additional penalty.
6753Weinstein, Robert JAddress redacted116385MD194503/04/2011License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been convicted in the United States District Court, Western District of Illinois of filing a false tax return and having been disciplined by the Illinois State Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.02/25/2011
6754Weinstein, Sheridan L6511 Arnold Lane Gig Harbor, Washington 98335090358MD193704/01/1998License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charges of having been convicted in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California of conspiracy to defraud the goverment with respect to claims; filing of false claims and theft of federal goverment property and having been disciplined by the California State Medical Board.
6755Weintraub, Arthur2661 Kekaa Drive Lahaina Maui, Hawaii 96767105487MD03/07/1996License surrenderThe physician admitted to having been disciplined by the California State Medical Board for gross negligence involving one patient.
6756Weiss, Andrew B556 Eagle Rock Avenue Suite 207 Roseland, New Jersey 07068105462MD193911/23/2001Censure and reprimandThe Hearing Committee sustained the charge finding that the physician was disciplined by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners for failing to provide patient records in a timely manner and failing to mention all tests he considered in his evaluation report.01/17/2002
6757Weiss, Andrew David8076 Twin Lake Drive Boca Raton, Florida 33495177980MD196010/05/2006License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been convicted in United States District Court, Southern District of Florida of drug distribution09/28/2006
6758Weiss, Gerald B91 East Avenue Suite 6 Norwalk, CT 06851176690MD195907/15/2011Censure and reprimand and $1,500 fine. The physician completed the terms of his order effective September 15, 2011.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Connecticut State Department of Health for allowing an unlicensed individual to perform activities requiring a license.07/08/2011
6759Weiss, Howard S3500 Virginia Beach Boulevard Suite 219 Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452149652MD10/15/1997License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charges of having been convicted in United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia of Mail Fraud and disciplined by the Virginia State Board of Medicine.
6760Weiss, Leena Pirkko816 Brookstone Drive Merritt Island, Florida 32952162252MD195407/18/2005License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charges of having been convicted in Brevard County Court, Florida of driving under the influence and having been disciplined by the Florida State Board of Medicine for not being able to practice medicine with reasonable skill and safety.07/13/2005
6761Weiss, Richard Alan26600 George Zeiger Drive Apartment 801 Beachwood, Ohio 44122097207MD193803/28/2005License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charges of having been disciplined by the California State Medical Board for having a physical illness which impairs his ability to practice medicine and having been disciplined by the Ohio State Medical Board for misrepresentations when applying for a certificate to practice medicine.03/21/2005
6762Weiss, Richard L154 Four Seasons East Amherst, New York 14226092842MD192906/14/2000License permanently limited precluding the practice of clinical medicine; teaching of medicine and consulting on medical issues.The physician did not contest the charges of practicing fraudulently; filing false reports or failing to file reports required by law or a governmental agency and failing to comply with regulations governing the practice of medicine.
6763Weiss, Scott Steven6506 North Ventana Canyon Drive Tucson, Arizona 85750179404MD196205/17/2006The physician has agreed to never activate his registration or reapply for a license to practice medicine in New York StateThis November 20, 2006 action is a modification of the terms previously imposed by order BPMC#06-110 on May 17, 2006 and does not constitute a new disciplinary action. Previously the physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Arizona State Medical Board for selling prescription-only 4% Hydroquinone over the internet without establishing a doctor-patient relationship.11/14/2006
6764Weiss, Stephen Joel7333 North Freeway Suite 100 Houston, Texas 10007112493MD07/30/1996License suspension until the successful completion of probation terms imposed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners with probation for one year commencing upon the physician's active practice of medicine in New York State.The Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's March 12, 1996 determination finding the physician was disciplined by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners for ordering excessive tests and/or treatment not warranted by the condition of the patient and negligence and incompetence on more than one occasion. The Review Board modified the length and terms of the suspension penalty imposed by the Hearing Committee. The Review Board also imposed an additional period of probation commencing upon the physician practicing medicine in New York State.
6765Weissman, Arthur FAddress redacted171859MD195907/08/2014Probation for seven years.This order is a modification of the terms previously imposed on August 20, 2004 and does not constitute a new disciplinary action. Previously the physician had admitted guilt to the charge of failing to maintain accurate records.07/02/2014
6766Weissman, Donald LAddress redacted136792MD02/07/1992License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having surrendered his license to the California State Medical Board after he was charged with practicing with negligence and incompetence; engaging in acts of sexual misconduct with patients and making and/or signing a false statement in an operation report submitted to an insurer.
6767Weissman, Jeffrey18 Estates Drive Roslyn, New York 11576140228MD194812/01/1998Censure and reprimand and license suspension for two years stayed with probation for two years including three hundred hours of community service and $5,000 fine.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The physician did not contest the charge of having been convicted in United States District Court, Eastern District of New York of failing to file an income tax return with the Internal Revenue Service Center.
6768Weissman, Michael B9 Medical Drive Port Jefferson, NY 11776118629MD194409/05/2012License 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.The 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.08/30/2013
6769Weissman, Michael BAddress redacted118629MD194408/28/2013Permanent license surrender issued pursuant to New York State Public Health Law Section 230.13.This action is not disciplinary in nature.08/30/2013
6770Welch, Frederick1401 Ridgeview Apartments Danville, Pennsylvania 17821134064MD03/21/1994License suspension for five years, stayed with probation for five years.The physician's medical license was later revoked April 19, 1996The physician admitted guilt to the charge of violating a previously imposed term of probation .
6771Welch, Frederick76 East First Street Corning, New York 14830134064MD04/19/1996License revocationThe Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's January 4, 1996 determination finding the physician was disciplined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine for having a psychiatric condition which impairs the ability to practice medicine.The physician's New York State medical license was previously summarily suspended on October 25, 1995.
6772Wells, Donald160 Allens Creek Road Rochester, New York 14618107180MD193812/21/1999Censure and reprimandThe physician admitted to the charges of delegating professional responsibilities to a non-qualified person and aiding an unlicensed person to perform activities which require a license.
6773Welner, Alan H1700 Benjamin Franklin Parkway #616 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103199335MD10/04/1996License revocationThe Hearing Committee sustained the charges finding the physician had been disciplined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine and the Rhode Island State Board of Licensing and Discipline for having a psychiatric condition which impairs the ability to practice medicine.
6774Welton, Vivian003343RPA195002/16/2010DismissedThe Hearing Committee dismissed all charges of misconduct previously lodged against the physician.02/11/2010
6775Wendell, J. Gorum2035 Ralph Avenue, A-8 Brooklyn, NY 11234248330MD196708/26/2011Censure and reprimand with probation for two years. The physician completed the terms of his order effective August 18, 2013.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disicplined by the California State Medical Board for negligence on more than one occasion and failing to maintain accurate patient records.08/19/2011
6776Weneck, Bruce E303 W. Memorial Boulevard Hagerstown, MD 21740137321MD195203/03/2014The physician is precluded from the practice of medicine in New York State and will never activate his registration or reapply for a license in New York State.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Maryland State Board of Physicians for failing to maintain adequate patient records.02/24/2014
6777Wentland, Thomas Peter2010 S. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 240 Arlington Heights, IL 60005201936MD195605/28/2009License revocation.The Hearing Committee sustained the charge finding the physician guilty of having been disciplined by the Illinois State Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for allowing an unlicensed individual to write presciptions for anabolic steroids and failing to maintain accurate medical records.09/21/2009
6778Wentworth, Kevin JAddress redacted002269RPA195910/11/2011Probation for three years.The physician assistant did not contest the charge of negligence on more than one occasion.10/04/2011
6779Werner, Donald R5 Locust Court Mahopac, New York 10541141903MD194707/21/2000License surrenderThe physician admitted to the charge of engaging in conduct which evidences moral unfitness and having been disciplined by the Maine State Board of Licensure in Medicine.The physician's N.Y.S. medical license was previously summarily suspended on March 31, 2000. The New York State Board of Regents denied the physician's petition for the restoration of his New York State medical license on September 14, 2011.10/06/2011
6780Werner, Jerome6450 Griffis Way West Palm Beach, Florida 33415138856MD194012/25/2006License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Florida State Board of Medicine for inappropriate prescribing and failing to maintain adequate records. Previously on July 6, 2005 the physician's New York State medical license was restricted prohibiting him from prescribing any controlled substances in the State of New York or in any other jurisdiction where the practice of medicine was dependent on a valid New York State medical license.12/18/2006
6781Wertentheil, Alvin2361 Lemoine Avenue Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024103775MD03/23/1994Censure and reprimand and monitoring for two years commencing upon the active practice of medicine in New York State.The physician admitted guilt to the charge of failing to maintain accurate records.
6782Wertheim, Wayne21 Bonaire Drive Dix Hills, New York 11746137692MD195103/16/2000Censure and reprimand with probation for five years and the permanent restriction prohibiting him from prescribing any medications for his immediate family.The physician has completed the term of probation on March 16, 2005..The physician did not contest the charges of being a habitual user of Fioricet; negligence on more than one occasion; failing to maintain records and failing to retain copies of New York State prescriptions as required by New York State Public Health Law.
6783Wertheim, Wayne H118 Glen Cove Road Roslyn Heights, NY 11577137692MD195105/15/2014Censure and reprimand with probation for twenty-four months.The physician did not contest the charge of violating Public Health Law 230-D by performing office based surgery on patients after his office based surgery accreditation had lapsed.05/09/2014
6784Wertheimer, Thomas A.3995 South Cobb Drive Smyna, GA 30080207619MD196307/18/2008License SurrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the North Carolina Medical Board for using opiates and diverting controlled substances for his own personal use.07/11/2008
6785Wesley, Joseph Wynn246 North Franklin Turnpike Ramsey, New Jersey 07446134157MD194807/23/2002License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners for failing to register to practice medicine; prescribing drugs without a valid Drug Enforcement Administration license and failing to candidly answer questions on his registration application.07/24/2002
6786Wesser, David Robert141 Huntley Drive Ardsley, New York 10502082591MD12/21/1994License revocation and $10,000.fineThe Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's August 15, 1994 penalty and determination finding the physician guilty of having been disciplined by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners for negligence and incompetence.
6787West River Medical, P.C.4738 Broadway New York, New York 1004018787010/24/2007Annulment of certificate of incorporationThe Hearing Committee found the corporation guilty of failing to comply with New York State Business Corporation Law Section 1503.10/17/2007
6788West Village Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, P.C.34 West 12th Street Lower Level New York, New York 1001117130205/14/2002Revocation of certificate of incorporationThe corporation admitted to the charge of failing to comply with the requirements of New York State Business Corporation Law Section 1503(a).05/16/2002
6789West, MariquitaP.O. Box 634 Los Gatos, California 95031098878MD193708/26/1998License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the California State Medical Board for inappropriately prescribing controlled substances and having inappropriate physical contact with a patient.
6790West, Olin Leslie4284 Ballard's Mill Road Free Union, Virginia 22940110617MD193904/12/2000License revocationThe Hearing Committee sustained the charge that the physician was disciplined by the Virginia State Board of Medicine for possible impairment; engaging in a sexual relationship with a patient and inappropriate prescribing.
6791West, Stanley Tyson1015 Madison Avenue Suite 302 New York, New York 10021091650MD193002/13/2003License suspension for three years,the last thirty-three months are stayed with probation for three years.The physician satisfied the terms and conditions of the order on May 12, 2006.The Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's September 27, 2002 determination finding the physician guilty of negligence on more than one occasion and filing a false report. The Administrative Review Board also found the physician guilty of gross negligence and practicing fraudulently and overturned the Hearing Committee's penalty of suspension for one year,stayed with probation for one year.02/10/2003
6792Westerfield, Samuel Zazachilds3900 18th Street, N.E. Washington,DC 20018232672MD194608/02/2007Censure and reprimand.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Tennessee State Board of Medical Examiners for violating an order issued by the Tennessee State Board of Medical Examiners.07/27/2007
6793Weston, Jonathan D495 North Cleveland Avenue Winston-Salem, NC 27101128809MD194202/10/2011Probation for one year.The Hearing Committee sustained the charge finding the physician guilty of having been disciplined by the North Carolina Medical Board for performing out patient surgical procedures without having hospital priviledges or adequate backup arrangements.02/07/2011
6794Wexler, DavidInmate #55248-054 MDC Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center P.O.Box 329002 Brooklyn, New York 11232117973MD194407/14/2006License revocation.The Hearing Committee sustained the charges finding the physician guilty of having been convicted in United States District Court, Southern District of New York of conspiracy to possess and distribute controlled substances; distribute and possess with the intent to distribute a controlled substance; conspiracy to make false statements and to commit health care fraud and health care fraud.Previously the physician's medical license was summarily suspended on May 8, 2006.07/12/2006
6795Whalen, Barbara3 Honey Hollow Road Queensbury, New York 12804212154MD195301/22/2008License surrender.The physician pled no contest to the charge of negligence on more than one occasion.01/15/2008
6796Whalen, Guy Michael151 Elmview Avenue Hamburg, New York 14075178512MD195908/07/2003License suspension for one year stayed with probation probation commencing upon the active practice of medicine in New York State for three years.The physician must also obtain a clinical competency assessment and comply with any recommendations regarding continuing medical education.On August 6, 2006 the physician had completed the terms of the order.The physician admitted guilt to the charge of failing to maintain accurate records.07/31/2003
6797Wharton, Ralph N1070 Park Avenue Suite 1D New York, New York 10128086027MD193201/28/1991Censure and reprimandThe New York State Board of Regents sustained the charges finding the physician guilty of engaging in conduct of a sexual nature between a psychiatrist and a patient and negligence on more than one occasion.
6798Wheeler III, JamesMcDowell Orthopedics and Sports Medicine 900 B Medical Court Marion, North Carolina 28752168099MD12/11/1997License surrenderThe physician did not contest having been disciplined by the North Carolina State Medical Board for being a habitual abuser of alcohol.
6799White Jr., Floyd Wesley508 Rutland Street Westbury, New York 11590142152MD05/26/1998License revocationThe Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's February 3, 1998 penalty and determination finding the physician had violated the terms of probation previously imposed by the New York State Board of Professional Medical Conduct order number 97-52 by not remaining drug free; failing to obtain and practicing without approved monitors and failing to comply with a directive from the Office of Professional Medical Conduct regarding a chemical dependency evaluation.
6800White Jr., Floyd Wesley508 Rutland Street Westbury, New York 11590142152MD03/07/1997License suspension for one year, stayed with probation for five years.The physician's medical license was later revoked May 26, 1998.The physician admitted to having been convicted of Criminal Contempt in New York State Supreme Court, County of Kings for intentionally disobeying a court order of protection.

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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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