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2015 Disciplinary and Other Board Actions

List of Disciplinary and Other Board Actions in reverse chronological order

For the signed orders, please use the PDF document. For an official copy of a document, please contact the Public Information Officer of the Board at (781) 876-8260.

Actions

December 29, 2015

Erik Purins, M.D. (BRN# 70945)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Purins  | (DOCX)

December 24, 2015

Timothy Bunton, M.D. (BRN# 253660)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Bunton  | (DOCX)

December 17, 2015

Robert Hoffman, M.D. (BRN# 41138)

Action

  1. Resignation

Resignation for Dr. Hoffman  | (DOCX)

Joseph Pietrafitta, M.D. (BRN# 38311)

Action

  1. Practice Restriction

David Maitland, M.D. (BRN# 43048)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

Peter Schlesinger, M.D. (BRN# 40898)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Resignation

Resignation for Dr. Schlesinger  | (DOCX) 
Board Order for Dr. Schlesinger  | (DOCX)

December 14, 2015

Marc E. Eichler, M.D. (BRN# 160084)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Eichler  | (DOC) 

December 3, 2015

Albert Wu, M.D. (BRN# 254980)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Suspension

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Wu  | (DOCX) 
Consent Order for Dr. Wu | (DOCX)

Robert Olson, M.D. (BRN# 29307)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Fine ($5000)

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Olson  | (DOCX)
Consent Order for Dr. Olson  | (DOCX) 

John Fattore, M.D. (BRN# 74404)

Action

  1. Suspension

Final Decision and Order for Dr. Fattore  | (DOCX)
Recommended Decision for Dr. Fattore  | (DOCX)
Stipulation for Dr. Fattore  | (DOCX)

December 2, 2015

Fernando Y. Jayma, M.D. (BRN# 51728)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Jayma | (DOCX)

November 19, 2015

Jay Capunitan, M.D. (BRN# 251040)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Revocation (retroactive to January 17, 2014)

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Capunitan | (DOCX)
Consent Order for Dr. Capunitan | (DOCX)

Franklin Waddell, M.D. (BRN# 72863)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Fine ($2500)

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Waddell | (DOCX)
Consent Order for Dr. Waddell | (DOCX)

Joseph Piazza, M.D. (BRN# 226732)

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew

Final Decision and Order for Dr. Piazza | (DOCX)
Recommended Decision for Dr. Piazza | (DOCX)

Leo Tchong, M.D. (BRN# 235786)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Fine ($5000)

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Tchong | (DOCX)
Consent Order for Dr. Tchong | (DOCX)

November 18, 2015

Mark Alan Miller, M.D. (BRN# 81888)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

November 5, 2015

Mara Linscott, M.D. (BRN# 242263)

Action

  1. Reprimand

Final Decision and Order for Dr. Linscott | (DOCX)
Recommended Decision for Dr. Linscott | (DOCX)
Stipulation for Dr. Linscott | (DOCX)

Raymond Kam, M.D. (BRN# 155699)

Action

  1. Stayed Suspension
  2. Probation

November 4, 2015

Rita Luthra, M.D. (BRN# 45414)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Luthra | (DOCX)

October 27, 2015

Paul A. Keefe, M.D. (BRN# 50006)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Keefe | (DOCX)

Marcus Cooper, M.D. (BRN# 226139)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Cooper | (DOCX)

October 22, 2015

Mark O’Connell, M.D. (BRN# 56464)

Action

  1. Suspension of Inchoate Right to Renew

Final Decision and Order for Dr. O’Connell | (DOCX)

Recommended Decision for Dr. O’Connell | (DOCX)

Tarek Alasil, M.D. (BRN# 242108)

Action

  1. Reprimand

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Alasil | (DOCX)

Consent Order for Dr. Alasil | (DOCX)

October 20, 2015

Dustin Dezube, M.D. (BRN# 256012)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Dezube | (DOCX)

October 8, 2015

Jeffrey Davis, M.D. (BRN# 41019) 

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew

Final Decision and Order for Dr. Davis | (DOCX)

Recommended Decision for Dr. Davis | (DOCX)

Thomas Horiagon, M.D. (BRN# 73074)

Action

  1. Suspension of Inchoate Right to Renew

Final Decision and Order for Dr. Horiagon | (DOCX)

Recommended Decision for Dr. Horiagon | (DOCX)

Marc Nierman, M.D. (BRN# 47655)

Action

  1. Resignation

Resignation for Dr. Nierman | (DOCX)

Board Order for Dr. Nierman | (DOCX)

October 2, 2015

Adam D. Gladstone, M.D. (BRN# 158773)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Gladstone | (DOCX)

September 24, 2015

Bhavneesh Sharma, M.D. (BRN# 242801)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension

Board Order for Dr. Sharma | (DOCX)

Jennifer McLain, M.D. (BRN# 227931)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

Surender Singh, M.D. (BRN# 53103)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

Steven Margolis, M.D. (BRN# 54513)

Action

  1. Terminate Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Dismissal

Mack Cheney, M.D. (BRN# 56662)

Action

  1. Terminate Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Lift Stay of Suspension

Paula McEvoy, M.D. (BRN# 152936)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Suspension
  3. Stayed Suspension
  4. Probation

Statement of Allegations for Dr. McEvoy | (DOCX)

Consent Order for Dr. McEvoy | (DOCX)

Probation Agreement for Dr. McEvoy | (DOCX)

September 10, 2015

James Avruch, M.D. (BRN# 245314)

Action

  1. Probation

Probation Agreement for Dr. Avruch | (DOCX)

Anthony Petito, M.D. (BRN# 219778)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice

Thomas Bryan Miller, M.D. (BRN# 203841)

Action

  1. Suspension
  2. Stayed Suspension
  3. Probation

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Miller | (DOCX)

Consent Order for Dr. Miller | (DOCX)

Probation Agreement for Dr. Miller | (DOCX)

Stephen Fox, M.D. (BRN# 216553)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Suspension

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Fox | (DOC)

Consent Order for Dr. Fox | (DOC)

Gayle Rebovich, M.D. (BRN# 242267)

Action

  1. Suspension

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Rebovich | (DOCX)

Consent Order for Dr. Rebovich | (DOCX)

Punyamurtula Kishore, M.D. (BRN# 43282)

Action

  1. Resignation

Resignation for Dr. Kishore | (DOCX)

Board Order for Dr. Kishore | (DOCX)

August 24, 2015

Mack L. Cheney, M.D. (BRN# 56662)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Cheney | (DOCX)

August 3, 2015

Peter Schlesinger, M.D. (BRN# 40898)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Schlesinger | (DOCX)

July 31, 2015

Kenneth Gregory Stephens, M.D. (BRN# 253772)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Stephens | (DOCX)

July 30, 2015

Michael Biber, M.D. (BRN# 72056)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Biber | (DOCX)

July 16, 2015

Edward E. Zalitis, M.D. (BRN# 45728)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Zalitis | (DOCX)

July 2, 2015

G. Rees Cosgrove (BRN# 56191)

Action

  1. Suspension
  2. Stayed Suspension
  3. Probation

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Cosgrove | (DOCX)

Consent Order for Dr. Cosgrove | (DOCX)

Jason Faulhaber (BRN#234075)

Action

  1. Revocation of inchoate right to renew

Final Decision and Order for Dr. Faulhaber | (DOCX)

Partial Final Decision and Order for Dr. Faulhaber | (DOCX)

Recommended Decision for Dr. Faulhaber | (DOCX)

July 1, 2015

Linda Musetti Kinch, M.D. (BRN# 74977)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Kinch | (DOCX)

June 25, 2015

William R. Brandon, M.D. (BRN# 217212)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Brandon | (DOC)

June 18, 2015

Jafar Koupaie, M.D. (BRN# 54177)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

Bijan Niaki, M.D. (BRN# 72033)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

June 17, 2015

Brian Coolbaugh, M.D. (BRN# 57375)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Coolbaugh | (DOCX)

Albert Wu, M.D. (BRN# 254980)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Wu | (DOCX)

June 4, 2015

Farrokh Khajavi-Noori, M.D. (BRN# 34309)

Action

  1. Admonishment
  2. CME/CPD

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Khajavi-Noori | (DOCX)

Consent Order for Dr. Khajavi-Noori | (DOCX)

Theodore Alston, M.D. (BRN# 56841)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Suspension
  3. Stayed Suspension
  4. Probation

Robert Weissberg, M.D. (BRN# 241501)

Action

  1. Reprimand

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Weissberg | (DOCX)

Consent Order for Dr. Weissberg | (DOCX)

May 15, 2015

Mohammad Nassery, M.D. (BRN# 158445)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Nassery | (DOCX)

May 7, 2015

Tonguc Pinar, M.D. (BRN# 257313)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Suspension
  3. Stayed Suspension
  4. Probation

Board Order for Dr. Pinar | (DOCX)

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Pinar | (DOCX)

Consent Order for Dr. Pinar | (DOCX)

Probation Agreement for Dr. Pinar | (DOCX)


George Reynolds, M.D. (BRN# 33284)

Action

  1. Resignation

Board Order for Dr. Reynolds | (DOCX)

Resignation of Dr. Reynolds | (DOCX)

Torrey Toltin, M.D. (BRN#50002)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Toltin | (DOCX)

April 16, 2015

Gary Brockington, M.D. (BRN# 59672)

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew (Nunc Pro Tunc to December 11, 2012)

Final Decision and Order for Dr. Brockington | (DOCX)

Partial Final Decision and Order for Dr. Brockington | (DOCX)

Recommended Decision for Dr. Brockington | (DOCX)


James David Fenn, M.D. (BRN# 70279)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Suspension (retroactive to February 19, 2014)

Amended Final Decision and Order for Dr. Fenn | (DOCX)

Final Decision and Order for Dr. Fenn | (DOCX)

Recommended Decision for Dr. Fenn | (DOCX)


John Clapp, M.D. (BRN# 35028)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Fine ($5000)

Final Decision and Order for Dr. Clapp | (DOCX)

Partial Final Decision and Order for Dr. Clapp | (DOCX)

Recommended Decision for Dr. Clapp | (DOCX)

April 2, 2015

Luis Santiago-Cruz, M.D. (BRN# 223024)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew

Final Decision and Order for Dr. Santiago-Cruz | (DOCX)

Recommended Decision for Dr. Santiago-Cruz | (DOCX)

Luis Molmenti, M.D. (BRN# 206509)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

Joseph Dullea, M.D. (BRN# 77507)

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew

March 5, 2015

Tonguc Pinar, M.D. (BRN# 257313)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (Non-Disciplinary)

VANP for Dr. Pinar | (DOCX)

February 19, 2015

Michael J.F. Iannessa, M.D. (BRN# 52862)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Lift Stay of Suspension

Mack Cheney, M.D. (BRN# 56662)

Action

  1. Stayed Suspension
  2. Probation

Jafar Koupaie, M.D. (BRN# 54177)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Probation

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Koupaie | (DOCX)

Consent Order for Dr. Koupaie  | (DOCX)

Probation Agreement for Dr. Koupaie | (DOC)

Kathleen Koehler, M.D. (BRN# 49598)

Action

  1. Stayed Suspension
  2. Probation

Lisa Cohen, M.D. (BRN# 80079)

Action

  1. Admonishment

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Cohen | (DOCX)

Consent Order for Dr. Cohen | (DOCX)


Halbert Miller, M.D. (BRN# 31512)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Fine ($2500)

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Miller | (DOCX)

Consent Order for Dr. Miller | (DOCX)

January 22, 2015

Nickolas Soumelidis, M.D. (BRN# 232273)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension

Board Order for Dr. Soumelidis | (DOCX)

January 8, 2015

Dhirendra Mohan, M.D. (BRN# 39119)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension

Board Order for Dr. Mohan | (DOCX)

 

Christopher Palacios, M.D. (BRN# 208349)

Action

  1. Reprimand

Statement of Allegations for Dr. Palacios | (DOCX)

Consent Order for Dr. Palacios | (DOCX)

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