An official website of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
This page, 2021 Disciplinary and Other Board Actions, is offered by

2021 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 November 18, 2021

November 18, 2021

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

Action

  1. Dismissal (retroactive to October 7, 2021)
  2. Exoneration

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

Action

  1. Dismissal (retroactive to September 9, 2021)
  2. Exoneration

Kurt Fabrick, M.D. (BRN# 79759)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice

Ata-Ollah Mehrtash, M.D. (BRN# 37267)

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew

Mrugeshkumar Shah, M.D. (BRN# 212815)

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew
     

November 4, 2021

Ronald Abramson, M.D. (BRN# 30745)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Abramson 11-4-21 (PDF)(DOCX)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Abramson 11-4-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)

Abebe Haregewoin, M.D. (BRN# 79781)

Action

  1. Revocation of Inchoate Right to Renew License to Practice Medicine
  2. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Haregewoin 11-4-21 (PDF)(DOCX)
  3. Recommended Decision for Dr. Haregewoin 11-4-21 (PDF)(DOCX)

Raymond Sauls, M.D. (BRN# 76468)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Practice Restriction
  3. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Sauls 11-4-21 (PDF)(DOCX)
  4. Consent Order for Dr. Sauls 11-4-21 (PDF)(DOCX)

Trinh Thi Tran, M.D. (BRN# 246947)

Action

  1. VANP for Dr. Tran 11-4-21 (PDF)(DOCX)

October 21, 2021

Robert Gordon, M.D. (BRN# 37388)

  1. Suspension of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Consent Order for Dr. Gordon (PDF)(DOCX)

Emily Laurenzano, D.O. (BRN# 270307)

Action

  1. Stayed Suspension
  2. Probation

Michael Corea, M.D. (BRN# 274005)

Action

  1. Admonishment
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Corea 10-21-21 (PDF) (DOCX)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Corea 10-21-21 (PDF)(DOCX)

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

Action

  1. Probation Violation

William O’Connor, M.D. (BRN# 56708)

Action

  1. Termination of Summary Suspension
  2. Suspension
  3. Final Decision and Order for Dr. O’Connor 10-21-21 (PDF)(DOCX) 
  4. Recommended Decision for Dr. O’Connor 10-21-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)

Tony Tannoury, M.D. (BRN# 226942)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Fine ($5000)
  3. Continuing Medical Education (CME)
  4. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Tannoury (PDF)(DOCX) 
  5. Consent Order for Dr. Tannoury (PDF) l (DOCX) 

October 7, 2021

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

Action

  1. Dismissal

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

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement for Practice Restrictions
  2. Dismissal

Donald Griger, M.D. (BRN# 204189)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Griger 10-7-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Griger 10-7-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)

Paul Sorgi, M.D. (BRN# 49631)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Sorgi 10-7-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Sorgi 10-7-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)


September 23, 2021

Francis Coyle, M.D. (BRN# 214682)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation
     

September 9, 2021

Konstantino Avradopoulos, M.D. (BRN# 204941)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

John Constantine D D’Emilia, M.D. (BRN# 58774)

Action

  1. Reprimand

Pankaj Gupta, M.D. (BRN# 227697)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Gupta 9-9-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Gupta 9-9-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)

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

Action

  1. Dismissal

Mark Sterling, M.D. (BRN# 78918)

Action

  1. Suspension
  2. Stayed Suspension
  3. Probation
  4. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Sterling 9-9-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  5. Consent Order for Dr. Sterling 9-9-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  6. Board Order for Dr. Sterling 9-9-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  7. Probation Agreement for Dr. Sterling 9-9-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)

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

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Nair 9-9-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Nair 9-9-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)


September 3, 2021

Qingping J. Bai, Lic.Ac. (BRN# 258462)

Action

  1. Summary Suspension
  2. Order of Temporary Suspension for Ms. Bai 9-3-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)

August 13, 2021

Neji Tangban, M.D. (BRN# 238780)

Action

  1. Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. VANP for Dr. Tangban 8-13-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)

August 5, 2021

Raj Deverajan, M.D. (BRN# 59830)

Action

  1. VANP for Dr. Devarajan 8/5/21 (PDF) l (DOCX)

Scott Dowd, M.D. (BRN# 259630)

Action

  1. VANP for Dr. Dowd 8/5/21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
     

July 7, 2021

David Kantor, M.D. (BRN# 237753)

Action

  1. Admonishment
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Kantor 7/7/21 (PDF)|(DOC)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Kantor 7/7/21 (PDF)|(DOC)

Victor Kissil, D.O. (BRN# 59363)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Kissil 7/7/21 (PDF)|(DOC)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Kissil 7/7/21 (PDF)|(DOC)

Gurmander S. Kohli, M.D. (BRN# 38488)

Action

  1. Admonishment
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Kohli 7/7/21
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Kohli 7/7/21

Dani Ray, M.D. (BRN# 226719)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement

Michael Reynolds, M.D. (BRN# 204928)

Action

  1. Stayed Suspension
  2. Probation
     

June 17, 2021

Fernando Checo, M.D. (BRN# 246433)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Checo 06-17-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  3. Recommended Decision for Dr. Checo 06-17-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  4. Stipulation for Dr. Checo 06-17-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)

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

Action

  1. Stayed Suspension
  2. Probation

Barry Poret, M.D. (BRN#44675)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

Omair Shakil, M.D. (BRN# 256555)

Action

  1. Admonishment
  2. Consent Order for Dr. Shakil 06-17-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)

John Lucke, M.D. (BRN# 79844)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Lucke 06-17-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Lucke 06-17-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)

Jessica Wolin, M.D. (BRN#160354)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Wolin 06-17-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  3. Board Order for Dr. Wolin 06-17-21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
     

June 3, 2021

David Robinson, M.D. (BRN# 267279)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Suspension
  3. Order Terminating VANP for Dr. Robinson 6/3/21 (PDF)(DOCX)
  4. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Robinson 6/3/21 (PDF)(DOCX)
  5. Consent Order for Dr. Robinson 6/3/21 (PDF)(DOCX)

Nancy Venditti, M.D. (BRN# 73231)

Action

  1. Admonishment
  2. Statenent of Allegations for Dr. Venditti 6/3/21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Venditti 6/3/21 (PDF)l (DOCX)

Vishal Verma, M.D. (BRN# 265206)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Verma 6/3/21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Verma 6/3/21 (PDF) l (DOCX) 

Edward F. Driscoll, M.D. (BRN# 42830)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Driscoll 6/3/2021 (PDF) l (DOCX) 
  3. Board Order for Dr. Driscoll 6/3/2021 (PDF) l (DOCX)
     

May 20, 2021

Ryan Welter, M.D. (BRN# 206588)

Action

  1. Stayed Suspension
  2. Probation

Mahmoud Rashidi-Naimabadi, M.D. (BRN# 246106)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Rashidi-Naimabadi 5/20/21 (PDF)(DOCX)
  3. Consent Order for Dr. Rashidi-Naimabadi 5/20/21 (PDF)(DOCX)

Schwartz Sheldon, M.D. (BRN# 81429)

Action

  1. Suspension
  2. CME/CPD
  3. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Schwartz 5/20/21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  4. Partial Final Decision and Order for Dr. Schwartz 5/20/21 (PDF) l  (DOCX)
  5. Recommended Decision for Dr. Schwartz 5/20/21 (PDF) l (DOCX)

Zunair Zi, M.D. (BRN# 255798)

Action

  1. Lift Stay of Suspension

Huyen Le Cao, M.D. (BRN# 78897)

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Cao 5/20/21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  3. Board Order accepting the Resignation for Dr. Cao 5/20/21 (PDF)(DOCX)

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

Action

  1. Resignation of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Resignation for Dr. Stevenson 5/20/21 (PDF) l (DOCX) 
  3. Board Order accepting the Resignation for Dr. Stevenson 5/20/21 (PDF) (DOCX)
     

May 6, 2021

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

Action

  1. Summary Suspension Vacated Dr. Kreger 5/6/21 (PDF) l (DOCX)

Lee Wolfer, M.D. (BRN# 208386)

Action

  1. Suspension of Inchoate Right to Renew
  2. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Wolfer 5/6/21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
  3. Recommended Decision for Dr. Wolfer 5/6/21 (PDF) l (DOCX)
     

April 22, 2021

Daniel Canchola, M.D. (BRN# 249804)

Action

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

Dani Ray, M.D. (BRN# 226719)

Action

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

Alan Faustino, M.D. (BRN# 153991)

Action

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

Emmanuel Rodriguez, M.D. (BRN# 238423)

Action

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

Donald Schiermer, M.D. (BRN# 239830)

Action

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

April 9, 2021

Anne Miller, M.D. (BRN# 54834)

Action

  1. Resignation
     

April 8, 2021

George Gales, M.D. (BRN# 42923)

Action

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

Bhagwan Dass Gupta, M.D. (BRN# 44639)

Action 

  1. Reprimand
  2. Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  3. Statement of Allegations for Dr. Gupta (PDF) l (DOCX)
  4. Consent Order for Dr. Gupta (PDF) l (DOCX)

Edward Williams, M.D. (BRN# 150636)

Action

  1. Reprimand
  2. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Williams (PDF) (DOCX)
  3. Recommended Decision for Dr. Williams (PDF) (DOCX)
  4. Stipulation for Dr. Williams (PDF) l (DOCX)
     

March 25, 2021

Joseph Toshach, M.D. (BRN# 237163)

Action

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

Ban Kizy, M.D. (BRN# 151596)

Action

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

Maureen Martin, M.D. (BRN# 57634)

Action

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

March 11, 2021

Ryan Welter, M.D. (BRN# 206588)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice
  2. Suspension
  3. Final Decision and Order for Dr. Welter (PDF) l (DOCX)
  4. Partial Final Decision and Order for Dr. Welter (PDF) l (DOCX)
  5. Recommended Decision for Dr. Welter (PDF) l (DOCX)

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

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice

Naiyer Imam, M.D. (BRN# 223609)

Action

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

Thomas McLaughlin, M.D. (BRN# 53828)

Action

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

Ho Yin Aaron Shiu, D.O. (BRN# 254083)

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice

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

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

Sebastian Ciacchella, M.D. (BRN# 48013)

Action

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


February 11, 2021

Jessica Biggie, M.D. (BRN# 205038)

Action

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

Richard Choi, M.D. (BRN# 209648)

Action

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

David Coia, D.O. (BRN# 281114)

Action

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

Raymond Kam, M.D. (BRN# 155699)

Action

  1. Termination of Probation


January 28, 2021

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

Action

  1. Termination of Probation

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

Action

  1. Termination of Voluntary Agreement Not to Practice

Robert Pyles, M.D. (BRN# 28099)

Action

  1. Dismissal


January 14, 2021

Moutaz Almawaldi, M.D. (BRN# 155045)

Action

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

Jonathan Kiev, M.D. (BRN# 217103)

Action

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