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2020 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 September 16, 2020

September 10, 2020

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

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

Sanjeev Sharma M.D. (BRN# 80578)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice

Prodyut Poddar, M.D. (BRN# 50729)

Action

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

James Rabb, M.D. (BRN# 33833)

Action

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

Ramon Suarez-Martinez, M.D. (BRN# 242536)

Action

  1. Resignation for Dr. Suarez-Martinez (PDF)(DOCX)
  2. Board Order for Dr. Suarez-Martinez (PDF)(DOCX)

August 13, 2020

Gary Asher, M.D. (BRN# 39323)

Action

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

Anil K. Nair, M.D. (BRN# 230181)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension for Dr. Nair (PDF) | (DOCX)

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

Action

Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (PDF) | (DOCX)  

July 17, 2020

Jagruti Patel, M.D. (BRN# 202942)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice(DOCX)

July 16, 2020

Allen Webb, M.D. (BRN# 75732)

Action

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

June 23, 2020

Philip Lederer, M.D. (BRN# 267149)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (PDF)(DOCX)
     

June 22, 2020

Eike Blohm, M.D. (BRN# 261731)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (PDF)(DOCX)
     

June 11, 2020

Paul Kaplan, M.D. (BRN# 37312)

Action

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

Alberto Cabantog, M.D. (BRN# 213824)

Action

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

Keshaudas Pahuja, M.D. (BRN# 46201)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension
  2. Order for Dr. Pahuja (PDF)(DOCX)

Bernard Kreger, M.D. (BRN# 29743)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension
  2. Order for Dr. Kreger (PDF)(DOCX)

Anthony Perrone, M.D. (BRN# 242766)

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew

Dominic Riganotti, D.O. (BRN# 157665)

Action

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

Mark Richard Gloss, M.D. (BRN# 150277)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice (PDF)(DOCX)
     

May 21, 2020

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

Action

  1. Summary Suspension Vacated

Russell Ryan, M.D. (BRN# 45710)

Action

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

May 19, 2020

Ingolf Tuerk, M.D. (BRN# 216788)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Tuerk (PDF)(DOCX)
     

May 7, 2020

Harold Altvater, M.D. (BRN# 159845)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension Vacated

Erik Purins, M.D. (BRN# 70945)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew

Robert Hanley, M.D. (BRN# 223254)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
     

April 16, 2020

John Romano, M.D. (BRN# 50790)

Action

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

April 2, 2020

David Russell, M.D. (BRN# 52846)

Action

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

Robert Godefroi, M.D. (BRN# 54774)

Action

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

Barry Lobovits, M.D. (BRN# 39562) 

Action

  1. Termination of Probation


March 19, 2020

Gabriel Luna, M.D. (BRN# 265213)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension Vacated

John Stevenson, M.D. (BRN# 215725)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
     

March 12, 2020

Robert T. Dunn, M.D. (BRN# 159416)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
     

March 5, 2020

Sanjeev Sharma, M.D. (BRN# 80578)

Action

  1. Reinstate Stay of Suspension
  2. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice 

Kang Lu, M.D. (BRN# 250034)

Action

  1. Termination of Summary Suspension
  2. Revocation
  3. Board Order for Dr. Lu (PDF)(DOC)
  4. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Lu (PDF) l (DOC)
  5. Partial Final Decision and Order for Dr. Lu (PDF) l (DOC) 
  6. Recommended Decision for Dr. Lu (PDF) l (DOC)

Sabrina Popp, M.D. (BRN# 73741)

Action

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

Alan Holiday, M.D. (BRN# 234416)

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew

Joseph Perrotto, M.D. (BRN# 32767)

Action

  1. Limited Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice

Lissette Bouret-Echevarria, M.D. (BRN# 265252)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Bouret-Echevarria (PDF) l (DOC)

Charles Hanson, M.D. (BRN# 74077)

Action

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

February 20, 2020

Sanjeev Sharma, M.D. (BRN# 80578)

Action

  1. Violation of Probation
  2. Lift Stay of Suspension

Gabriel Luna, M.D. (BRN# 265213)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension
  2. Board Order for Dr. Luna (PDF) l (DOCX)

Wilfrid G. Pitts, M.D. (BRN# 41247)

Action

  1. Resignation for Dr. Pitts (PDF) l (DOCX)
  2. Board Order for Dr. Pitts (PDF) l (DOCX)  

John Ewald, M.D. (BRN# 54544)

Action

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

David Shenker, M.D. (BRN# 151815)

Action

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

February 6, 2020

Eric Hu, M.D. (BRN# 277070)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Hu (PDF) l (DOCX)

Peter Bourell, M.D. (BRN# 253432)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Bourell (PDF) l (DOCX)

Koenraad Mortele, M.D. (BRN# 223120)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice for Dr. Mortele (PDF) l (DOCX)

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

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew

Zachary Solomon, M.D. (BRN# 266215)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension
  2. Board Order for Dr. Solomon (PDF) l (DOCX)

William O’Connor, M.D. (BRN# 56708)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension
  2. Board Order for Dr. O’Connor (PDF) l (DOCX)


January 23, 2020

Richard Birkett, M.D. (BRN# 271766)

Action

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

John Ewald, M.D. (BRN# 54544)

Action

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

Pankaj Merchia, M.D. (BRN# 231063)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Fine ($2500)
  3. CME

Timothy Argeroplos, M.D. (BRN# 268237)

Action

  1. Revocation (Retroactive to July 1, 2018)
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Argeroplos (PDF) l (DOC)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Argeroplos (PDF) l (DOC)

Avi Friedlich, M.D. (BRN# 226605)

Action

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


January 9, 2020

Dale Wallington, M.D. (BRN# 76818)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Probation
  3. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Wallington (PDF) l (DOC)
  4. Consent Order for Dr. Wallington (PDF) l (DOC)
  5. Probation Agreement for Dr. Wallington (PDF) l (DOC)

Adrienne Lara-Fuller, M.D. (BRN# 81384)

Action

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

Stephen Dierks, M.D. (BRN# 150601)

Action

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

Robert Godefroi, M.D. (BRN# 54774)

Action

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

Nadeem Afridi, M.D. (BRN# 78302)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Resignation for Dr. Afridi (PDF) l (DOC)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Afridi (PDF) l (DOC)

Evelyne Schwaber, M.D. (BRN# 27607)

Action

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