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Professional Medical Conduct Board Actions: Beginning 1990

Row numberNameAddressLicense NumberLicense TypeYear of BirthEffective DateActionMisconduct DescriptionDate Updated
6601Velez, Anthony420 East 64th Street New York, New York 10021114448MD192304/24/2001License revocationThe Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's penalty and determination effective November 17,2000 finding the physician guilty of gross negligence; gross incompetence; negligence and incompetence on more than one occasion; ordering tests and/ or treatment not warranted by the patient's condition; performing professional services which the physician has reason to believe he can not competently perform and failing to maintain accurate records.The physician's N.Y.S. medical license was previously summarily suspended on June 29, 2000,however a Court stay issued July 27,2000 stayed the summary suspension with conditions.
6602Velez, Augustine4497 Freeman Road Orchard Park, New York 14127148521MD195104/28/2000License surrenderThe physician admitted to the charges of practicing fraudulently; conduct which evidences moral unfitness and failing to comply with New York State regulations governing the practice of medicine.07/19/2001
6603Velez, David2101 28th Street Sacramento, California 95818132895MD04/02/1997License revocationThe Hearing Committee sustained the charges finding the physician guilty of having been disciplined by the California State Medical Board for sexual misconduct with patients; practicing the profession fraudulently; practicing with negligence and incompetence on more than one occasion and failing to maintain accurate patient records.
6604Vemuri, Dwarka NP.O. Box 6154 Wheeling, West Virginia 26003180118MD195506/23/2000License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the West Virginia State Board of Medicine for failing to practice medicine with acceptable skill and care; making false statements on his license renewal application; committing acts of negligence and incompetence and demonstrating deceit and self interest in dealing with patients.The physician's N.Y.S. medical license was previously summarily suspended on March 31, 2000.
6605Vemuru, Ravikumar Prasad315 East 5th Street Odessa, TX 79761180527MD195904/25/2008$500. fine. The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Texas State Medical Board for failing to maintain adequate medical records.04/21/2008
6606Venez Medical Services, P.C.C/O Robban Sica, M.D. 37 Lakewood Road Trumbull, Connecticut 0661119925501/17/2002Revocation of certificate of incorporationThe corporation admitted to the charge of failing to comply with New York State Business Corporation Law Section 1503.01/22/2002
6607Venkatesh, ThirumaleshCenter for Weight Loss 1184 East 87th Street Brooklyn, NY 11236230923MD197101/03/2013Censure and reprimand with $10,000 fine. The physician must complete a continuing education program in the areas of medical record keeping and physician-patient boundaries. The physician completed the terms of his order effective April 19, 2013.The physician did not contest the allegation of verbal harassment of a patient.12/27/2012
6608Vera, Angel Gustavo3525 Rolling Green Drive Apartment 1222 Abilene,Texas 79606NoneMD197012/03/2002Precluded from having any license,permit ,exemption or registration issued to him to practice medicine in New York Statethe physician did not contest the charge of engaging in conduct which evidences moral unfitness12/04/2002
6609Verdell, Jerome346 St. Marks Avenue Freeport, New York 11520172769MD12/23/1997License revocationThe Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's September 23, 1997 penalty and determination finding the physician guilty of having been found guilty by the New York State Department of Social Services of submitting false claims to the Medicaid Program; failing to meet minimal standards of medical practice and failing to maintain accurate patient records. The Hearing Committee also sustained the charge finding the physician had been convicted in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York of failing to file a tax return.
6610Vereczkey-Porter, KingaAddress redactedP03223MD196303/15/2004Censure and reprimand and the completion of a course in continuing medical education program regarding patient boundary issues with a fine of $2,500.Upon issuance of a New York State medical license or upon entering New York State to practice as an Exempt Person pursuant to New York State Education Law 6526 the physician will be placed on probation commencing upon the active practice of medicine in New York State for five years.The physician admitted guilt to the charge of engaging in conduct which evidences moral unfitness.03/09/2004
6611Vicencio, Vaila SisonMarlborough Ridge, 20960 East Walnut Road, Walnut, California 91789159453MD195304/11/2000License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the California State Medical Board for his inability to safely practice medicine due to his psychiatric condition07/19/2001
6612Vickerman Jr., Charles2135 East High Street Pottstown, PA 91464133505MD194603/31/2011License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine for willfully harassing, abusing or intimidating a patient.03/24/2011
6613Victor Chehebar M.D., P.C.c/o Victor Chehebar, M.D. 560 Northern Boulevard Great Neck, New York 1102115883312/31/2003Revocation of certificate of incorporationThe corporation consented to the revocation of the certificate of incorporation pursuant to New York State Public Health Law Section 230-a and New York State Business corporation Law section 1503(d).12/31/2003
6614Vida, Alain Martin6908 Sante Fe Avenue Huntington Park, California 90255153251MD194611/16/2000License revocationThe Hearing Committee sustained the charge that the physician was disciplined by the California State Medical Board for false advertising; excessive treatment; negligence; dishonest acts and the unlicensed practice of medicine.The physician's New York State medical license was previously summarily suspended on June 26, 1998.
6615Vida, Vida T32 Bodie Road Wayne, New Jersey 07470116014MD193806/27/2007The physician agreed to never activate her registration or reapply for a medical license to practice medicine in New York State.This order is a modification of the terms previously imposed on December 7, 1998, where the physician admitted to having been disciplined by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners for performing breast augmentation by lipo-injection.06/20/2007
6616Vidal, Erlinda P380 Washington Street Watertown, NY 13601117955MD193911/30/2010License limitation precluding the physician from all patient contact and any practice of medicine, clinical or otherwise.The physician did not contest the charge of gross negligence.11/24/2010
6617Vidor, Robert837 Kearny Avenue Kearny, New Jersey 07032122915MD09/30/1993Suspension for two years with the last year stayed with probation.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 having been disciplined by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners and having been found guilty of improper prescribing of controlled drugs by Drug Enforcement Administration.
6618Vigderman, D.Leonard8710 Cove Court Tampa, Florida 33615045338DO09/15/1993License revocationThe Hearing Committee sustained the charges finding the physician guilty of having been disciplined by the Florida State Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners for failure to maintain adequate records; failure to practice medicine with an acceptable level of care and making fraudulent misrepresentations and also having been disciplined by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
6619Vilca, Raul L125-10 Queens Boulevard Suite 2701 Queens, NY 11415265821MD196702/04/2015Censure and reprimand, $3,000 fine and the physician must comply with the terms of the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure Board Order.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Board of Medical Licensure for failing to conform to standards of acceptable and prevailing medical practice involving his diagnosis and medical records of three patients and during his treatment of two of those patients.01/28/2015
6620Villa, Carmelo1006 Bridgemill Avenue Canton, Georgia 30114125346MD194412/06/2006The physician has agreed to never register or reapply for a license to practice medicine in New York State.This order is a modification of the terms previously imposed on November 5, 2001 and does not constitute a new disciplinary action. Previously the physician admitted to the charges of negligence on more than one occasion and failure to maintain adequate records.11/30/2006
6621Villacorta, Ambrosio10 Gurley Avenue Troy, New York 12182102072MD03/21/1996Censure and reprimandThe physician admitted guilt to the charge of failing to maintain a patient record which accurately reflects the evaluation and treatment of the patient.
6622Villafuerte, Renato G3434 McKelvey Road Bridgeton, Missouri 63044123307MD06/27/1997License suspension stayed with probation for three years when the physician commences the active practice of medicine in New York State.The physician admitted to having been disciplined by the Missouri State Board of Registration of the Healing Arts for failure to maintain required records regarding controlled substances.
6623Village Medical Services, P.C.C/O Mitchell Grant Siller, M.D. 3408 Fulton Avenue Oceanside, New York 1157216054112/27/2001Revocation of Certificate of CorporationThe corporation admitted to the charge of failing to comply with New York State Business Law Section 150312/27/2001
6624Villard, Jorge143-40 38th Avenue Apartment 301 Flushing, New York 11354119821MD194201/21/2003Censure and reprimand, $5,000.fine.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The physician admitted guilt to the charge of abandoning a professional employment by a hospital without reasonable notice and under circumstances which seriously impair the delivery of professional care to patients.01/22/2003
6625Villarroel, NelsonAddress redactedNoneMD198210/15/2014The physician has a permanent limitation which precludes him from applying for licensure to practice medicine in New York State and also precludes him from practicing as a licensee or as an exempt person.The physician asserted he could not successfully defend against at least one of the charges of engaging in conduct which evidences moral unfitness and verbally abusing a patient.10/08/2014
6626Villaruz, Rogelio12654 Heming Lane Bowie, Maryland 20715124608MD194002/06/1991License revocation.The Board of Regents on December 19, 1995 denied the physician's petition for the restoration of his New York State medical license.The New York State Board of Regents sustained the charge finding the physician guilty of having been convicted of Medicaid Fraud.
6627Villegas, Monica Victoria16 Mary Street Waterford, Connecticut 06385219788DO197205/04/2005Probation for three years commencing upon the active practice of medicine in New York State and compliance with all terms of the consent order entered into with the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Bureau of Healthcare Systems.The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Bureau of Healthcare Systems for improper prescribing of controlled substances; writing prescriptions that contained errors and illegal prescriptions.04/27/2005
6628Viloria, Hugo LAddresss redacted119488MD08/16/1988License revocation .The New York State Board of Regents on both February 22, 1991 and June 24, 1997 denied the physician's petition for the restoration of his medical license. The New York State Board of Regents on December 23, 2003 again denied the physician's petition for the restoration of his medical license.The New York State Board of Regents sustained the charges finding the physician guilty of unprofessional conduct and engaging in conduct which evidences moral unfitness. Effective May 30, 2014 the New York State Education Department Board of Regents denied the physician's petition for the restoration of his New York State medical license.06/09/2014
6629Vilvar, SergeAddress redacted201257MD195804/21/2010The physician has agreed to never activate his registration or reapply for a license to practice medicine in New York State.This is a modification of the terms of order BPMC #07-208 and does not constitute a new action Previously the physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Florida State Board of Medicine for failing to practice medicine with that level of care, skill and treatment which is recognized as being acceptable, failing to maintain medical records that document patient examinations, failing to maintain justification of ongoing treatment and failing to address abnormal test results.04/15/2010
6630Vincent, Alfred 800 Fifth Street P.O. Box 219 Glen Dale, West Virginia 26038103310MD04/20/1994License revocationThe Hearing Committee sustained the charge finding the physician guilty of having been disciplined by the West Virginia State Board of Medicine for failing to practice medicine with reasonable skill and safety and failing to conform to acceptable standards of medical practice.
6631Vincent, Christopher KAddress redacted256360MD196109/03/2012Censure and reprimand with $3,000 fine. The physician must provide ninety (90) days notice before practicing medicine in New York State or in any other jurisdiction where the practice of medicine is predicated on his New York State medical license after which his practice may be subject to conditions. The physician completed the terms of his order effective December 31, 2012The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Virginia State Board of Medicine for failing to check a patient's level of anticoagulation prior to performing bilateral renal angioplasties and stenting, and being unsuccessful in the deployment of the closure devise during the stenting of another patient's left superficial femoral artery.08/27/2012
6632Vincent, FrancisP.O. Box 163A Jacksonville, Illinois 62560079440MD08/24/1994License surrenderThe physician admitted to having been disciplined by the Illinois State Department of Professional Regulation for inappropriate prescribing of controlled substances and failure to maintain required records.
6633Vincent, Marie112 Woodview Road West Hempstead, New York 11552137343MD10/03/1995Censure and reprimand, five hundred hours of community service in a licensed health care facility, $5,000 fine.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.The physician admitted guilt to the charges of negligence on more than one occasion; failure to exercise appropriate supervision over a physician assistant and failure to maintain accurate patient records.
6634Vining, Donna Boles44 Chestnut Road Chatham, New Jersey 07928176994DO195010/30/2000License surrenderThe physician did not contest the charge of having been convicted in United States District Court, Southern District of New York of filing false statements, health care fraud and filing false claims under the Medicare Program.
6635Vinitsky, Alan902 Wind River Lane #201 Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878124603MD06/11/1996License suspension until the successful completion of all terms imposed by the Maryland State Board of Physician Quality Assurance.The physician had satisfied the terms of the order on May 10, 1999.The Hearing Committee sustained the charge finding the physician had been disciplined by the Maryland State Board of Physician Quality Assurance for aiding and abetting unauthorized persons in the practice of medicine.
6636Visconti, PaulRedacted Address196347DO07/24/1997License surrender.The physician admitted guilt to the charges of willfully harassing, abusing or intimidating two patients and engaging in conduct which evidences moral unfitness. On July 23, 2008 the New York State Board of Regents denied the physician's petition for the restoration of his New York State medical license.
6637Vital Medical Care, P.C.94-34 59th Avenue East Elmhurst, New York09424105/15/2007Revocation of certificate of incorporation.Failure to comply with Section 1503 of the New York State Business Corporation Law.05/09/2007
6638Vitiello, Gino Nicholas9299 SW 152nd Street Suite 202 Palmetto Bay, FL 33157183332MD195801/12/2015No penaltyThe summary suspension issued by the New York State Commissioner of Health on September 16, 2014 is rescinded as the Order of Emergency Restriction of License previously issued by the Florida State Department of Medicine has been lifted due to insufficient evidence to support the allegations.01/14/2015
6639Vito, RichardRedacted Address154145MD195504/07/2008Censure and reprimandThe physician did not contest the charge of having been convicted of a misdemeanor involving property damage.03/31/2008
6640Vitolo, Robert V1136 5th Avenue New York, NY 10128114282MD194308/12/2013Censure and reprimand and $500 fine. The physician completed the terms of his order effective February 28, 2014.The physician did not contest the charge of having been convicted in the New York City Criminal Court, Richmond County of failing to file personal and business tax.08/05/2013
6641Vitoulis, M. Joseph1030 Franklin Avenue, Apt. 3 Valley Stream, New York 11580205528DO196909/17/2007License suspension for three years with the last two and one half years stayed with probation for three years and $50.000.fine. The physician completed the terms of his order effective September 16, 2010.The Hearing Committee sustained the charges finding the physician guilty of practicing fraudulently, performing unwarranted tests and treatment and failing to maintain accurate patient records.07/26/2011
6642Vittorio, Joseph AnthonyAddress redacted172101MD196001/05/2010License suspension for thirty six months, stayed with probation for thirty six months and $150,000 fine. The physician is precluded either individually or through a professional corporation from evaluating, treating or billing patients whose services are reimbursed through either No-Fault insurance or Worker's Compensation. The physician is permitted to treat patients in his capacity as an employee of a hospital and/or OASAS facility whose care is remunerated through New York No-Fault and/or Workers' Compensation insurance programs. The physician is precluded from performing and/or interpreting videofluoroscopy radiographic studies. The physician completed the monitoring terms of his order effective January 4, 2013. The limitation of his license remains in effect.The physician did not contest the charge of negligence on more than one occasion and ordering unwarranted tests/treatment.02/22/2013
6643Vitug, Angelica436 Wheatsheaf Road Roselle, New Jersey 07203159347MD195012/31/2003License suspension for three years retroactive to October 15, 2003 with the last two years stayed with probation commencing upon the active practice of medicine in New York State for three years.The physician did not contest the charge of having been convicted in United States District Court, Southern District of New York of Conspiracy to make False Statements, Fraud and Misuse of Visas/Permits and False Statements. The physician's New York State medical license was previously summarily suspended on October 15, 2003.12/24/2003
6644Vogel, Frank EAddress redacted150530MD194506/04/2013License suspension for three years with the first six months served as an actual period of suspension and the remaining thirty months stayed with probation for five years. The physician must also perform 100 hours of community service. The physician's actual suspension ended December 4, 2013.The physician admitted guilt to the charge of having been convicted in the Onondaga County Court, New York of vehicular assault.12/04/2013
6645Vogt, Walter AAddress Redacted162954MD195605/30/2008License revocationThe Hearing Committee sustained the charge finding the physician guilty of having been disciplined by the California State Medical Board for substance abuse.05/28/2008
6646Vohr, Fred HAddress redacted094862MD193612/17/2013The physician's restriction to never activate his New York State medical license registration or seek a new medical license to practice medicine in New York State has been lifted.This order is a modification of the terms previously imposed on April 5, 2006 and does not constitute a new disciplinary action. Previously the physician had not contested the charge of having been disciplined by the Rhode Island State Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline for borrowing money from a patient.12/10/2013
6647Volo, Alicia A321 East Albany Street Herkimer, NY 13350004202RPA195605/06/2014License surrenderThe physician assistant admitted guilt to the charge of being a habitual abuser of alcohol,controlled substances or having a psychiatric conditions which impaires her ability to practice medicine.04/29/2014
6648Volpe, Angelo11 Priory Court Melville, New York 11747156331MD04/30/1997License revocationThe Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's January 15, 1997 determination finding the physician was convicted in United States District Court for the Southern District of New York of conspiracy to defraud by submitting false claims to the Medicare Program. The Review Board overturned the Hearing Committee's penalty of license suspension for five years, partially stayed with probation and revoked the physician's medical license.
6649Volpe, Judith106 Orlando Boulevard Toms River, New Jersey 08757174169MD195505/12/1999Censure and reprimand with probation for three years commencing upon the active practice of medicine in New York State.The physician admitted she could not successfully defend against the charge of failing to maintain accurate records.
6650Volpe, Michael F84 Campus Road Staten Island, New York 10301129309MD193809/01/1998Probation for two years.The physician's period of probation ended September 1, 2000.The physician did not contest the charge of being a habitual abuser of alcohol.

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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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