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2018 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.

 

Updated December 28, 2020

December 20, 2018

Ranjit Chandra, M.D. (BRN# 45373)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension

Marc DeBell, M.D. (BRN# 151191)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Suspension
  3. Board Order for Dr. DeBell (PDF) l (DOC)
  4. Statement of Allegations for Dr. DeBell (PDF) l (DOC)
  5. Consent Order for Dr. DeBell (PDF) l (DOC)

Kevin Loughlin, M.D. (BRN# 51081)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Practice Restriction
  3. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Loughlin (PDF) l (DOC)
  4. Consent Order for Dr. Loughlin (PDF) l (DOC)

Hooshang Poor, M.D. (BRN# 50091)

Action

  1. Suspension
  2. Stayed Suspension
  3. Probation
  4. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Poor (PDF) | (DOC)
  5. Consent Order for Dr. Poor (PDF) | (DOC)
  6. Probation Agreement for Dr. Poor (PDF) | (DOC)

Ankur Parikh, M.D. (BRN# 251385)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Parikh (PDF) l (DOC)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Parikh (PDF) l (DOC)

December 13, 2018

Qunhao Zhang, Lic.Ac. (Registration# 205901)

Action

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

December 6, 2018

Julieta Holman, M.D. (BRN# 231245)

Action

  1. Stayed Suspension
  2. Probation

November 30, 2018

Richard V. Miron, M.D. (BRN# 37986)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Miron (PDF) l (DOC) (Non-Disciplinary)

November 21, 2018

Manuel Yapchai, M.D. (BRN# 53328)

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Yapchai (PDF) l (DOC)
  3. Recommended Decision for Dr. Yapchai (PDF) l (DOC)

Kyle Molen, M.D. (BRN# 155678)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Molen (PDF) l (DOC)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Molen (PDF) l (DOC)

Jeffrey Safer, M.D. (BRN# 257754)

Action

  1. Resignation for Dr. Safer (PDF) l (DOC)
  2. Board Order for Dr. Safer (PDF) l (DOC)

November 8, 2018

Kim Bowman, M.D. (BRN# 45580)

Action

  1. Suspension
  2. Stayed Suspension
  3. Probation
  4. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Bowman (PDF) | (DOC)
  5. Consent Order for Dr. Bowman (PDF) | (DOC)
  6. Probation Agreement for Dr. Bowman (PDF) | (DOC)

Randall Bock, M.D. (BRN# 51810)

Action

  1. Reprimand     
  2. Fine ($5000)
  3. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Bock (PDF) | (DOCX)
  4. Recommended Decision for Dr. Bock (PDF) | (DOCX)

Richard Heller, M.D. (BRN# 46668)

Action

  1. Admonishment

Idris Dahod, M.D. (BRN# 156574)

Action

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

Ticoni Barte, M.D. (BRN# 150715)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Barte (PDF) | (DOC)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Barte (PDF) | (DOC)

Joan Finkelstein, M.D. (BRN# 156642)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Finkelstein (PDF) | (DOC)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Finkelstein (PDF) | (DOC)

October 25, 2018

Alexander Kim, M.D. (BRN# 265718)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Suspension
  3. Order Terminating Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Kim (PDF) l (DOC)
  4. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Kim (PDF) l ((DOC)
  5. Consent Order for Dr. Kim (PDF) l ((DOC)

Robert Friedman, M.D. (BRN# 71009)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  3. Order Terminating Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Friedman (PDF)  l (DOC)
  4. Resignation for Dr. Friedman (PDF) l ((DOC)
  5. Board Order for Dr. Friedman (PDF) l ((DOC )

October 11, 2018

Idris Dahod, M.D. (BRN# 156574)

Action

  1. Suspension
  2. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Dahod (PDF) | (DOC)
  3. Recommended Decision for Dr. Dahod (PDF) | (DOC)

Rita Luthra, M.D. (BRN# 45414)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Luthra (PDF) | (DOC)
  2. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew for Dr. Luthra (PDF) | (DOC)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Luthra (PDF) | (DOC)

James Bucci, M.D. (BRN# 202958)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Bucci (PDF) l ((DOC))
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Bucci (PDF) l ((DOC))

Michael Schrenko, D.O. (BRN# 45099)

Action

  1. Resignation for Dr. Schrenko (PDF) | (DOC)
  2. Board Order for Dr. Schrenko (PDF) | (DOC)

September 27, 2018

Benjamin Lee, M.D. (BRN#76939)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Lee(PDF) |(DOC)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Lee(PDF) |(DOC)

Leslie Caraceni, M.D. (BRN# 209868)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension
     

Benjamin Lee, M.D. (BRN# 76939)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
     

September 13, 2018

Shannon Byler, M.D. (BRN# 263384)

Action

  1. Probation

Saranyacharyulu Mudumbi, M.D. (BRN# 155916)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Mudumbi (PDF) l (DOCX)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Mudumbi (PDF) l (DOCX)

Paul Willette, M.D (BRN# 204798)

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew

William Parker, M.D. (BRN# 51115)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Parker (PDF) l (DOC)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Parker (PDF) l (DOC)

August 9, 2018

David Siegel, M.D. (BRN# 245337)

Action

  1. Admonishment
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Siegel (PDF) l (DOC)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Siegel (PDF) l ((DOC)

Daniel Marotta, M.D. (BRN# 263954)

Action

  1. Suspension
  2. Stayed Suspension
  3. Probation
  4. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Marotta (PDF) l (DOC)
  5. Consent Order for Dr. Marotta (PDF) l ((DOC)
  6. Probation Agreement for Dr. Marotta (PDF) l (DOC)
     

Dani Ray, M.D.  (formerly – Abode Hamoush, M.D.) (BRN# 226719)

Action

  1. Stayed Suspension
  2. Probation
     

John Katzenberg, M.D. (BRN# 52658)

Action

  1. Revocation

July 19, 2018

William Pachas, M.D. (BRN# 30276)

Action

  1. Order Terminating Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Pachas (PDF) | (DOC)
  2. Resignation for Dr. Pachas (PDF) | (DOC)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Pachas (PDF) | (DOC)

 

Steven Covici, M.D. (BRN# 156564)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

July 16, 2018

Dennis Begos, M.D. (BRN# 150856)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Begos (PDF) l (DOC)

June 28, 2018

Shannon Byler, M.D. (BRN# 263384)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Revocation (retroactive to July 1, 2016)
  3. Order Terminating Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Byler (PDF) l (DOC)
  4. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Byler (PDF) l (DOC)
  5. Consent Order for Dr. Byler (PDF) l (DOC)

 

Mark Harris, M.D. (BRN# 202589)

Action

  1. Resignation for Dr. Harris (PDF) l (DOC)
  2. Board Order for Dr. Harris (PDF) l (DOC)

Nancey Russo, D.O. (BRN# 152370)

Action

  1. Suspension of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Stayed Suspension
  3. Probation

June 14, 2018

Jorge Zamora-Quezada, M.D. (BRN# 57816)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension
     

Milton Reder, M.D. (BRN# 48716)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Suspension of Inchoate Right to Renew
  3. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Reder (PDF) | (DOCX)
  4. Recommended Decision for Dr. Reder (PDF) | (DOCX)
  5. Stipulation for Dr. Reder (PDF) | (DOCX)

 

May 30, 2018

Brandis Belt, M.D. (BRN# 272986)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice

May 24, 2018

Stephen Levine, M.D. (BRN# 35906)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Levine (PDF) l (DOC)

Shaohua Tang, M.D. (BRN# 211264)

  1. Action
  1. Suspension (retroactive to January 7, 2016)

Ira Schmelkin, M.D. (BRN# 56902)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Schmelkin  (PDF) l (DOCX)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Schmelkin (PDF) l (DOCX)

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

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Suspension
  3. Stayed Suspension
  4. Probation
  5. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Kinch (PDF) l DOC)
  6. Consent Order for Dr. Kinch (PDF) l (DOC)
  7. Probation Agreement for Dr. Kinch (PDF) l (DOC)

May 10, 2018

Cindy Shiro, D.O. (BRN# 156644)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Fine ($5000)
  3. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Shiro (PDF) l (DOCX)
  4. Consent Order for Dr. Shiro (PDF) l (DOCX)

Craig Jarrett, M.D. (BRN# 254192)

Action

  1. Suspension
  2. Stayed Suspension
  3. Probation
  4. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Jarrett (PDF) l (DOCX)
  5. Consent Order for Dr. Jarrett (PDF) l (DOCX)
  6. Probation Agreement for Dr. Jarrett (PDF) l (DOCX)

April 25, 2018

Rakesh Dhar, M.D. (BRN# 226685)

Action

  1. Admonishment
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Dhar (PDF) | (DOCX)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Dhar (PDF) | (DOCX)

Richard Fraser, M.D. (BRN# 54523)

Action

  1. Dismissal
  2. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Fraser (PDF) | (DOCX)

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

Action

  1. Dismissal
  2. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Mohan (PDF) | (DOCX)

Christopher Owens, M.D. (BRN# 218729)

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right

John Strobeck, M.D. (BRN# 38316)

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right

April 12, 2018

Beiru J. Chen, M.D. (BRN# 208736)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Chen (PDF) | (DOCX)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Chen (PDF) | (DOCX)

March 29, 2018

Robert Rizzo, M.D. (BRN# 71052)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Rizzo (PDF) | (DOCX)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Rizzo (PDF) | (DOCX)

Colin Blake, M.D. (BRN# 225542)

Action

  1. Stayed Suspension
  2. Probation

February 22, 2018

Mohan Govindan, M.D. (BRN# 226311)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Dr. Govindan (PDF) | (DOCX)

Arthur Pomerantz, M.D. (BRN# 48644)

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Pomerantz (PDF) | (DOCX)
  3. Partial Final Decision and Order for Dr. Pomerantz (PDF) | (DOCX)
  4. Recommended Decision for Dr. Pomerantz (PDF) | (DOCX)

Rahim Shafa, M.D. (BRN# 76859)

Action

  1. Dismissal
  2. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Shafa (PDF) | (DOCX)
  3. Recommended Decision for Dr. Shafa (PDF) | (DOCX)

Thomas Mayo, M.D. (BRN# 259001)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Mayo (PDF) | (DOCX)
  2. Suspension
  3. Stayed Suspension
  4. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Mayo (PDF) | (DOCX)
  5. Consent Order for Dr. Mayo (PDF) | (DOCX)
  6. Probation Agreement for Dr. Mayo (PDF) | (DOCX)

February 8, 2018

Alexander Lee, M.D. (BRN# 261936)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Lee (PDF) | (DOCX)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Lee (PDF) | (DOCX)

Arshia Siddiqui, M.D. (BRN# 227181)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

Yoon Choi, M.D. (BRN# 206555)

Action

  1. Stayed Suspension            
  2. Probation

January 25, 2018

James Gallagher, M.D. (BRN# 56204)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

Amy Fitzpatrick, M.D. (BRN# 257162)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

Richard Goldbaum, M.D. (BRN# 43842)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Resignation for Dr. Goldbaum (PDF) | (DOCX)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Goldbaum (PDF) | (DOCX)

Eugene Jagella, M.D. (BRN# 74082)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension
  2. Board Order for Dr. Jagella (PDF) l (DOC)

January 11, 2018

Emad Aljahdli, M.D. (BRN# 257678)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Fine ($5000)

Harvey Makadon, M.D. (BRN# 44574)

Action

  1. Resignation for Dr. Makadon (PDF) | (DOCX)
  2. Board Order for Dr. Makadon (PDF) | (DOCX)
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