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The Board of Medicine retains disciplinary documents on this website for a 10 year period. Older disciplinary action is noted on the website, but the disciplinary documents are only available through the Board office. You may email the Board office at Medicine@oplc.nh.gov to request a copy of the disciplinary documents not on this website.

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2015

  • John J. Schermerhorn, M.D. #5682
    • 01/07/2015 – The Board of Medicine entered in a Settlement Agreement with John J. Schermerhorn, M.D. Dr. Schermerhorn failed to provide adequate supervision over Mr. Clough's performance in order to ensure that appropriate directions were given to, and under stood and executed by Mr. Clough and that medical and surgical conditions were appropriately evaluated and treated by Mr. Cough. Dr. Schermerhorn is reprimanded and before serving as a registered supervisory physician and/or an alternate registered supervisory physician in the future, he must obtain prior written permission of the Board and complete any continuing education courses that the Board may deem appropriate at the time that he seeks permission to supervise.
  • Brian E. Claussen, M.D., #10608
    • 02/06/2015 – On January 21, 2015, the Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Brian E. Claussen, M.D. Dr. Claussen was grossly and repeatedly negligent and displayed medical practice incompatible with the basic knowledge and competence expected of a person practicing Obstetrics when he failed to manage two patients with preeclampsia. Dr. Claussen is Reprimanded and assessed an Administrative Fine in the amount of $2,000. Dr. Claussen must discontinue the practice of obstetrics and shall not take part in any obstetric cases. Dr. Claussen shall participate in twelve hours of Continuing Medical Education focused on diagnosis and management of hypertensive disorder of pregnancy.
  • Lloyd H. Kasper, M.D., # 6205
    • 04/03/2015 - On April 3, 2015, the Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Permanent Surrender of License from Lloyd H. Kasper, M.D. Dr. Kasper relinquishes all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire. Prior to the voluntary surrender Dr. Kasper was facing allegations of professional misconduct including allegations concerning the failure to ensure that communication protocols and systems in connection with certain drug trials were sufficient and were being followed to fully address clinical care and patient oversight; engaging in improper and disruptive behavior in the workplace; and failure to take appropriate remedial action.
  • Bijoy L. Kundu, M.D., #5387
    • 04/10/2015 - The Board denied Bijoy Kundu, M.D.'s application for an administrative license. See Order of Conditional Denial. Dr. Kundu entered into a settlement agreement on November 4, 2010 that dealt with quality of care issues. Within that settlement Dr. Kundu was to complete a three-year residency. The Board finds that the same concerns that led to the recommendation for a residency program would also apply with an administrative license. Dr. Kundu does not intend to complete the residency therefore, Dr. Kundu"s application is denied based upon a determination that she does not meet the qualifications for an administrative license in New Hampshire.
  • Arnold D. Scheller Jr., M.D., #8835
    • 05/11/2015 - On May 6, 2015, the Board of Medicine accepted a Settlement Agreement for Arnold D. Scheller Jr., M.D., for failure to notify his employer of his settlement agreement with the Board effective November 12, 2013 within ten days of its effective date. Dr. Scheller is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $250.
  • Frank A. Fedele, M.D., #8499
    • 06/05/2015 - On June 3, 2015, the Board approved a Settlement Agreement for Frank A. Fedele, M.D. The Board received information that Dr. Fedele may have engaged in professional misconduct by informally treating a co-worker before and during a romantic relationship. Dr. Fedele is reprimanded and his license is suspended for a period of six months. The suspension is stayed and shall not be imposed provided Dr. Fedele satisfies the following conditions. Shall participate in the NHPHP and follow all recommendations, participate in 8 hours of Continuing Medical Education focused on ethics, 30 hours focused on controlled substance prescribing, 24 hours of professional boundaries and pay an administrative fine in the amount of $6,000.
  • Robert C. Vidaver, M.D., #13786
    • 07/02/2015 - On July 2, 2015 the Board approved an Order on Practice Restrictions for Robert C. Vidaver, M.D. Dr. Vidaver has a pending criminal case against him. Dr. Vidaver will refrain from prescribing or administering any controlled substances and will attend an appointment with the NHPHP and engage in any such program recommendations.
  • Boris O. Bergus, M.D., #8665
    • 08/10/2015 - On August 5, 2015, the Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Boris O. Bergus, M.D. On his New Hampshire renewal application for licensure, Dr. Bergus indicated that he has an ongoing investigation by the Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline for date inaccuracy and then reported to the Board that another issue has arisen relating to credentialing. Dr. Bergus did not accurately report his credentials in several instances and reported he was Board Certified when in fact he has never been certified by the ABMS. While Dr. Bergus has a specialty in emergency medicine, he is not certified by the ABMS, but by the American Board of Physician Specialties. Dr. Bergus is reprimanded and assessed an Administrative fine in the amount of $2,000. Dr. Bergus license is placed on probation for a period of 2 years commencing on the date of the settlement agreement.
  • Nancy M. Turkington, M.D., #12923
    • 08/12/2015 - On August 5, 2015, the Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Nancy M. Turkington, M.D., for practicing without a valid license and failing to accurately document patients' current medications, medication changes, and prescriptions and by failing to maintain up to date, signed medical record. Dr. Turkington is reprimanded and required to participate in 12 hours of continuing medical education in the area of medical record keeping and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $5,000.
  • Christopher J. Clough, P.A., #0441
    • 10/13/2015 – The Board of Medicine issued a Final Decision and Order for Christopher Clough, P.A. The hearing focused on the care provided to seven chronic pain patients. The Board found that Mr. Clough's opioid prescribing practices for these patients constituted unprofessional conduct. Mr. Clough routinely started patients on inappropriately high doses. He failed to provide adequate monitoring and in certain cases the medications he prescribed were contraindicated. The Board also found that the pain procedures Mr. Clough performed were not justified in the medical record. Certain procedures were not performed appropriately and certain procedures were repeated numerous times despite lack of pain relief. Mr. Clough's license to practice as a Physician Assistant is suspended for 90 days from the effective date of this Order. He is permanently restricted from prescribing all scheduled II-IV controlled drugs. He is permanently restricted from both the practice of chronic pain management and the performance of pain procedures. Mr. Clough was also reprimanded and required to participate in a program of thirty hours of continuing medical education in the area of medical record documentation.
  • Anton A. Heins, III, M.D., #12382
    • 11/04/2015 – The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency License Suspension and Notice of Hearing to Show Cause for Dr. Anton Heins, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Heins presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Heins' license to practice medicine pending a hearing that was scheduled for November 12, 2015. Since the date of the Order of Emergency License Suspension, Dr. Heins has signed a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions and has asked for a continuance of the hearing. The hearing is now scheduled for March 2, 2016.

2014

  • Rebeca Alvarez-Altalef, M.D., #15173
    • 01/10/2014 – The Board of Medicine approved an Agreement for Non-Disciplinary Remedial Action for Rebeca Alvarez-Altalef M.D. Dr. Alvarez-Altalef was not in compliance with her monitoring contract with the New Hampshire Professionals Health Program ("NH PHP") for not being consistent with her random urine testing. The Board has received and reviewed information pertaining to Dr. Alvarez-Altalef's physical and mental disabilities. The Board finds that Dr. Alvarez-Altalef is afflicted with physical and mental disabilities that are currently deemed dangerous to the public health. Dr. Alverez-Altalef license to practice medicine is restricted through inactivation.
  • Walter J. Griffiths, M.D., #5661
    • 01/21/2014 – The Board of Medicine issued an Order Restoring Unrestricted License for Walter J. Griffiths, M.D. The Board finds that Dr. Griffiths has complied with all provisions of the August 5, 2011 Settlement Agreement and finds that it is appropriate to remove all conditions placed on his medical license at this time. Therefore Dr. Griffiths' medical license is restored to an unrestricted license.
  • Mary Jo Montanarella, M.D., #8358
  • Ralph Sloan Wilson, M.D., Not Licensed
    • 02/12/2014 – The Board of Medicine issued a Final Decision and Order in the matter of Ralph Sloan Wilson, M.D. Dr. Wilson is not a licensed physician in New Hampshire, yet he admittedly prescribes a treatment of medicine where he writes a prescription in this State for his continued maintenance medical issues. It is therefore ordered that Dr. Wilson shall cease and desist from writing prescriptions in New Hampshire and is issued an administrative fine in the amount of $1000.00.
  • Joseph B. Savage, M.D., #6425
    • 02/12/2014 – The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Joseph Savage, M.D. Dr. Savage is reprimanded and his license suspension is lifted subjected to restrictions placed on his license. He cannot return to solo practice; must be employed as a physician, for as long as he holds a New Hampshire medical license, by at least one other physician, or a health care facility with a medical director, who is licensed to practice medicine in the state of New Hampshire and must remain under the treatment and monitoring of the NH PHP for as long as he holds a New Hampshire medical license.
  • Sayed H. Elsiah, M.D., #7300
    • 02/13/2014 – The Board issued an Order of Denial for Dr. Elsiah's reinstatement application to practice medicine in New Hampshire. The Board finds that Dr. Elsiah did not meet his burden of proof in proving that he possesses the necessary educational, character and other professional qualifications to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire. When completing his reinstatement application, Dr. Elsiah failed to provide all relevant information related to previous work history.
  • Ashish C. Chaudhari, M.D., #11302
    • 03/11/2014 – The Board of Medicine issued a Final Decision and Order for Ashish Chaudhari, M.D. reprimanding him for failing in his professional responsibility to a patient he was presented with as the on-call emergency room specialist. Dr. Chaudhari is also required to participate in 10 hours of continuing medical education in the areas of infectious diseases and medical ethics.
  • Jeffrey D. Isaacs, M.D.,#RT-2198
    • 03/11/2014 – The Board issued a Final Decision and Order for Jeffrey D. Isaacs M.D. Dr. Isaacs obtained a Resident Training license for a training program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center ("DHMC"). Dr. Isaacs was subsequently terminated from that program where he allegedly omitted material facts from his application. After a hearing held at the Board of Medicine, it was determined that Dr. Isaacs knowingly made a false statement and further failed to disclose a material fact on his training licensure application. The license of Dr. Isaacs is revoked and he is reprimanded.
  • Adnan S. Khan, M.D., #13404
    • 04/04/2014 – The Board of Medicine issued a Settlement Agreement for Adnan S. Khan, M.D. Dr. Khan failed to appropriately diagnose and treat a ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. Dr. Khan is reprimanded and required to complete an additional 15 CMEs in the areas of Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Dr. Khan is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,000.
  • Richard J. Keller, M.D. #11662
    • 04/07/2014 – The Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Surrender of License from Richard J. Keller, M.D. Dr. Keller relinquishes all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire. Before the Board are professional misconduct allegations concerning a plea of guilty in federal district court to indictments of receiving child pornography.
  • Roger I. Hardy, M.D., License #8890
    • 04/23/2014 – The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency License Suspension and Notice of Hearing for Dr. Roger I. Hardy, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Hardy presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Hardy's license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for April 28, 2014.
    • 05/09/2014 – The Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Surrender of License from Roger Ian Hardy, M.D. Dr. Hardy relinquishes all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire. Before the Board are professional misconduct allegations concerning claims of inappropriate sexual touching of patients and at least one staff member.
  • Paul M. Ernsting, D.O., #9015
    • 05/09/2014 - On May 9, 2014 the Board issued an Agreement for Non-Disciplinary Remedial Action for Dr. Ernsting. Recently, the Board received and reviewed information pertaining to a medical/physical condition experienced by Dr. Ernsting. Given that information, it appears that Dr. Ernsting currently suffers from a medical disability that impairs his ability to safely practice medicine. As a non-disciplinary remedial action pursuant to RSA 329:17, VI-a, Dr. Ernsting's license to practice medicine is suspended until June 30, 2015, which is the date that his current license is set to expire. If Dr. Ernsting's medical condition changes at some point in the future, he may apply for relicensure.
  • Robin A. Hallquist, M.D, #11044
    • 06/10/2014 – The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Robin A. Hallquist, M.D. Dr. Hallquist failed to appropriately use recommended safety measures for laser hair removal, resulting in iritis on the patient. Dr. Hallquist is reprimanded and required to participate in a clinical in-service training on laser safety precautions and is subjected to practice restrictions. Dr. Hallquist is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,000.
  • William D. Foord, M.D., License #5307
    • 02/14/2013 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension of Prescribing Privileges and Notice of Hearing. The Board has received information indicating that the continued prescribing of all controlled substances, specifically scheduled drugs II, III, IV and V by Dr. Foord presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Foord's prescribing privileges pending a hearing that is scheduled for February 20, 2013.
    • 02/21/2013 – The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for William D. Foord, M.D. Dr. Foord has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Foord voluntarily agrees not to prescribe any controlled substances, specifically scheduled drugs II, III, IV and V to any person in the State of New Hampshire until further order of the Board.
    • 07/02/2014 – The Board of Medicine accepted a Settlement Agreement for William D. Foord, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that Dr. Foord may be engaged in professional misconduct by inappropriately prescribing controlled substances to patients under his care. Dr. Foord is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,000. Dr. Foord's prescribing privileges are hereby restricted as follows: Dr. Foord is permanently prohibited from prescribing scheduled II, III, IV and V controlled substances and is required to participate in eight hours of continuing medical education focused on professional boundaries and medical ethics related to prescribing practices.
  • Christopher B. Kirby, M.D., #8450
    • 07/13/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Kirby presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Kirby's license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for July 25, 2012.
    • 07/26/2012 – The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Christopher B. Kirby, M.D. Dr. Kirby has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Kirby voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves his return to practice.
    • 07/08/2014 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Christopher Kirby, M.D. Dr. Kirby twice violated an alcohol-monitoring contract. Dr. Kirby is reprimanded and his previous license suspension is lifted subjected to the following restrictions: Dr. Kirby cannot be a solo practitioner, cannot be self-employed and must remain under the treatment and monitoring of the NHPHP for as long as he holds a New Hampshire license. Dr. Kirby cannot work as a physician in addiction medicine until he has successfully completed a fellowship-training program in addiction medicine.
  • Tzvetan Tzvetanov, M.D., #10405
    • 07/08/2014 – The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Tzvetan Tzvetanov, M.D. Dr Tzvetanov entered into a consent order with the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine whereby Dr. Tzvetanov was found to have repeatedly engaged in negligent treatment of patients. Dr. Tzvetanov is reprimanded.
  • Corey J. Meyers, M.D., #11817
    • 07/09/2014 – The Board of Medicine approved an Order of Conditional Approval for the reinstatement application for Corey J. Meyers, M.D. On August 7, 2012 the Board issued a Final Decision and Order indefinitely suspending the license of Dr. Meyers and required him to meaningfully participate in an assessment of his medical skills through the Center for Personalized Education for Physicians ("CPEP"). Dr. Meyers has completed the assessment and the recommendations made by CPEP. Dr. Meyer's is issued a license with restrictions and/or conditions.
  • Gail S. Ford, D.O., #8215
    • 07/15/2014 – The Board of Medicine issued a Final Decision and Order for Gail S. Ford, D.O. The Board finds that Dr. Ford engaged in professional misconduct by knowingly providing false information on her license renewal application in the form of making false affirmative statements and/or failing to disclose material facts, as indicated. Dr. Fords license is suspended indefinitely.
  • Conor D. Shea, M.D., #16462
    • 08/14/2014 – The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Conor Shea, M.D. Dr. Shea has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Shea voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves his return to practice.
  • Charles C. Canver, M.D., #8603
    • 03/10/2006 - Charles C. Canver, M.D. entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct has disciplined Dr. Canver because he committed professional misconduct by failing to abide by United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) criteria in procuring organs for his transplant patients. Dr. Canver failed to appropriately assess and communicate the life expectancy of several patients resulting in inaccurate reports to UNOS. The reciprocal action taken by the New Hampshire Board of Medicine prohibits Dr. Canver from having any association with or participating in an organ transplant program as an administrator, physician, surgeon or any other position or title. Dr. Canver must abide by all other conditions place upon him by the New York State Board as stated in the Consent Agreement and Order.
    • 08/14/2014- The Board issued an Order Lifting License Restrictions for Charles C. Canver, M.D. The Board finds that Dr. Canver has complied with all provisions of the March 10, 2006 Settlement Agreement and finds that it is appropriate to lift the restrictions of his license at this time.
  • Anton A. Heins III, M.D., #12382
    • 02/9/2010 – The Board of Medicine approved a Consent Order for Anton A. Heins, III, M.D., for failing to maintain appropriate documentation, failing to maintain patient records and informed consent in accordance with the Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction as articulated by the Federation of State Medical Boards as a standard of care, and failing to engage in the care and/or treatment of each patient in a caring comprehensive approach and address the multiple problems of addicted patients and by such treatment establish a plan to attempt to restore the patient to abstinence. Dr. Heins failed to provide patients treatment in a confidential, safe location. Dr. Heins' license to practice medicine is suspended for a period of five years, three years of the suspension may be stayed subject to a Board-approved compliance and monitoring plan. He is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $10,000.
    • 08/18/2014 - Dr. Heins agreed to and was granted a restricted license to practice medicine in New Hampshire as long as he continues to abide by the AMI compliance plan and has a contract with the NHPHP. Dr. Heins must participate in 15 hours of continuing medical education in the areas of medical ethics, boundary training and proper prescribing training.
  • Gregory J. Bahder, M.D., #10739
    • 03/16/2009 - The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Gregory J. Bahder, M.D. Dr. Bahder has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr.Bahder voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves his return to practice.
    • 09/05/2014 – The Board accepted a Settlement Agreement for Gregory J. Bahder, M.D. Dr. Bahder engaged in unprofessional conduct by failing to adhere to the AMA code of Ethics based on allegations of sexual misconduct. Dr. Bahder license is suspended for five years retroactive to March 16, 2009.
  • David N. Lunianski, D.O., #14714
    • 09/09/2014 – The Board approved an Order Lifting License Restrictions for David N. Lunianski, D.O.. The Board finds that Dr. Lunianski has fulfilled the concerns of the Board and the NH Professionals Health Program therefore finds it appropriate to lift the restrictions of his license at this time. Dr. Lunianski holds a full, unrestricted license in the State of New Hampshire.
  • John J. Schermerhorn, M.D., # 5682
    • 08/28/214 - The Board of Medicine held a prehearing conference regarding Christopher Clough, PA ("Mr. Clough") and John Schermerhorn, M.D. (Dr. Schermerhorn") based on a Notice of Hearing dated August 11, 2014. On September 4, 2014, the Board issued a Prehearing Conference Order ("Order") granting a continuance of the original hearing date, conditioned on specific practice restrictions. During the relevant time period, Dr. Schermerhorn was Mr. Clough's Registered Supervisory Physician ("RSP"). Pursuant to the terms of the Order, Dr. Schermerhorn will not provide supervision to Mr. Clough or any other any other physician assistant associated, affiliated or employed with PainCare, Pinewood Medical or its affiliates. Mr. Clough will have all procedures preapproved by his new Registered Supervisory Physician (RSP) of record or a newly named Alternate Registered Supervisor Physician (ARSP). All prescriptions written by Mr. Clough will be reviewed, in writing, post issuance by the RSP or ARSP.
  • Jeffrey E. Hubley, M.D., #8083
    • 11/13/2014 – The Board approved a Settlement Agreement for Jeffrey E. Hubley, M.D. Prior to settlement, the Board received information regarding a medical injury lawsuit, which alleged substantial and permanent injuries to a child during birth. Dr. Hubley is reprimanded and is required to participate in eight hours of continuing medical education focused on FHR interpretation and additional twelve hours that focus on creating a culture of safety. Dr. Hubley is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,000.00.
  • Brent A. Reinheimer, M.D.,#13003
    • 11/13/2014 – The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Brent A. Reinheimer, M.D. Dr. Reinheimer is physically unable to engage in the practice of medicine following an automobile accident on January 14, 2014. Dr. Reinheimer voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves his return to practice.

2013

  • Colin T. Kelley, M.D., #10753
    • 01/11/2013 - Colin T. Kelley, M.D. entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. Dr. Kelley pled guilty to one count of Health Care Fraud; Aiding and Abetting, a felony while practicing in New York. Dr. Kelley's license to practice medicine in the state of New Hampshire is revoked.
  • Michael P. DiPre, M.D., #10234
    • 02/08/2013 - The Board issued a Settlement Agreement for Michael P. Dipre, M.D. based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing of narcotics, as well as failure to adequately monitor and document treatment of pain patients being prescribed narcotics. Dr. Dipre's controlled drug prescribing privileges are suspended for three years, starting from the date of issuance of the Settlement Agreement. The term "controlled drug" refers to any and all drugs contained in the Federal Controlled Substance Schedule. Dr. Dipre shall participate in a global assessment of his ability and skills as a physician conducted by Center for Personalized Education for Physicians ("CPEP") or by Acumen Assessments.
  • Thomas D. Wells, D.O., #9206
    • 02/08/2013 - Thomas D. Wells, D.O. entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board received information relating to allegations of professional misconduct. On or about March 7, 2009 Dr. Wells was arrested and charged with simple assault for punching his thirteen-year old son in the face and was later convicted of simple assault. After this incident, Dr. Wells voluntarily entered into a contract with NHPHP to address behavioral and substance abuse issues, which he completed. While working as an emergency room physician, concerns were raised that led to his going on medical leave. On his 2010 renewal, Dr. Wells provided inaccurate information concerning his illness and medical leave. He is reprimanded and shall undergo a complete assessment of his clinical skills at KSTAR. The Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions, issued June 8, 2010, shall remain in effect until further order of the Board, and shall not be vacated until the KSTAR Program approves his return to the practice of medicine.
  • William D. Foord, M.D., #5307
    • 02/14/2013 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension of Prescribing Privileges and Notice of Hearing for William D. Foord, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that the continued prescribing of all controlled substances, specifically scheduled drugs II, III, IV and V by Dr. Foord presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Foord's prescribing privileges pending a hearing that is scheduled for February 20, 2013.
    • 02/21/2013 - The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for William D. Foord, M.D. Dr. Foord has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Foord voluntarily agrees not to prescribe any controlled substances, specifically scheduled drugs II, III, IV and V to any person in the State of New Hampshire until further order of the Board.
  • Dan W. Joachim, M.D., #14530
    • 04/08/2013 - The Board issued a Final Decision and Order on Dan W. Joachim, M.D. Dr. Joachim engaged in professional misconduct when he was convicted of felony level receipt of child pornography charges in violation of RSA 329:17,VI(j). Dr. Joachim's license to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire is revoked.
  • Kevin M. Kendall, M.D., #10774
    • 05/03/2013 - The Board of Medicine accepted Dr. Kevin M. Kendall's voluntary surrender of his New Hampshire medical license due to pending disciplinary charges arising out of an incident where he reported to work while impaired and then hit a wooden object after leaving the hospital.
  • Jeffrey D. Rosen, M.D. , #14695
    • 05/03/2013 - The Board of Medicine accepted Dr. Jeffrey D. Rosen's voluntary surrender of his New Hampshire medical license which occurred in settlement of pending disciplinary charges arising out of the denial of his application for licensure by the State of Vermont Medical Board and the subsequent voluntary surrender of his medical license in the State of West Virginia based on the Vermont Board's licensure denial. The Vermont Medical Board's denial was based on that State's finding that Dr. Rosen had mischaracterized a response to a Board Investigator's inquiry regarding the termination of Dr. Rosen's employment at the Women's Health Center of West Virginia.
  • Mark E. Splaine, M.D., #9131
    • 05/03/2013 - The Board of Medicine accepted Dr. Mark E. Splaine's voluntary surrender of his New Hampshire medical license in lieu of disciplinary action. Dr. Splaine failed to maintain medical records for over 2,000 patients he encountered while practicing medicine. Dr. Splaine was ordered to complete certain continuing medical education credits within a specified time and provide the Board with proof of completion from a previous order. Dr. Splaine failed to provide that proof to the Board.
  • Don A. Holshuh, M.D., #6016
    • 05/08/2013 – The Board issued a Final Decision and Order for Don A. Holshuh, M.D. Dr. Holshuh engaged in professional misconduct by attempting to order prescription drugs from a drug wholesaler for personal use while his medical license was under suspension. Dr. Holshuh's license is revoked and shall pay an administrative fine of $3,000.
  • James R. Frede, M.D., #15058
    • 06/07/2013 – The Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Surrender of License from James R. Frede, M.D. Dr. Frede relinquishes all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire. The Voluntary Surrender of License is in settlement of the professional misconduct allegations against Dr. Frede before the Board concerning prescribing non-controlled substances for patients over the internet.
  • Kenneth Leong, M.D., #13774
  • Jonathan B. Warach, M.D., #12249
    • 07/10/2013 - The Board issued an Agreement for Non-Disciplinary Remedial Action for Dr. Warach. On March 6, 2012, the Board approved a preliminary agreement not to practice medicine. Recently, the Board received and reviewed information pertaining to Dr. Warach's neurological conditions. Dr. Warach is afflicted by a neurological disability that impairs his ability to safely practice medicine. As a non-disciplinary remedial action pursuant to RSA 329:17,VI-a, Dr. Warach's license to practice medicine is revoked.
  • Hasan A. Duymazlar, D.O., #11269
    • 07/18/2013 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing Hasan A. Duymazlar, D.O. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Duymazlar presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Duymazlar license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for July 26, 2013.
    • 07/19/2013 – The Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Surrender of License from Hasan A. Duymazlar, D.O. Dr. Duymazlar relinquishes all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire. Before the Board are allegations that Dr. Duymuzlar wrote a fraudulent prescription for Oxycodone and had it filled at a pharmacy in New Hampshire.
  • Charlene G. Sanders, M.D., Not Licensed
    • 07/19/2013 - The Board issued a Final Decision and Order of Denial for Dr. Sanders' application to practice medicine in New Hampshire. Dr. Sanders applied for privileges at Elliot Hospital and during the application process Dr. Sanders provided false information during the credentialing process, which raised questions about Dr. Sanders' judgment.
  • Genesio W. Biesek, M.D., #7536
    • 08/13/2013 - The Board of Medicine issued a Settlement Agreement for Genesio W. Biesek, M.D. Dr. Biesek billed numerous patients for somatosensory testing but performed a completely different test. Dr. Biesek's practice did not have the necessary equipment to perform the somatosensory testing. Dr. Biesek billed for direct LDL testing in addition to a full lipid panel that included calculated LDL results. Dr. Biesek entered into a Settlement Agreement with the OIG, in which he agreed to pay $265,000 to resolve the allegations against him. Dr. Biesek's license is suspended for a period of one year and is required to participate in 20 hours of continuing medical education in the area of ethics. Dr. Biesek is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1500.00.
  • Marcy K. Traum, M.D., #RT-1892
    • 09/06/2013 - The Board of Medicine accepted Dr. Marcy Traum's Voluntary Surrender of her New Hampshire training license due to pending issues following her self-reported consumption of alcohol in 2011 in violation of her contract with the New Hampshire Professionals Health Program.
  • Paul Weinstein, M.D., #10850
    • 09/06/2013 - The Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Surrender of License from Paul D. Weinstein, M.D. Dr. Weinstein relinquishes all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire. Before the Board are allegations that Dr. Weinstein distributed Oxycodone and resulted in him pleading guilty to four felony counts.
  • Lancelot Toussaint, M.D., Not Licensed
  • Corinne R. Replogle, M.D., #14570
    • 10/02/2013 - Corinne R. Replogle, M.D., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board received information pertaining to Dr. Replogle's prescribing of controlled and non-controlled medications for her significant other. Dr. Replogle is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,000. Dr. Replogle is required to participate in nine hours of continuing medical education in the area related to ethics.
  • Arnold D. Scheller, Jr., M.D., #8835
    • 11/12/2013 - On November 12, 2013, the Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement in the matter of Arnold D. Scheller Jr., M.D. Dr. Scheller is reprimanded and shall pay an administrative fine in the amount of $8,000.00 for letting a nurse practice outside of her scope of practice without a medical license and by failing to evaluate or treat the patients at the facility that he directed himself.
  • Edward P. Durling, P.A., #0463
    • 11/19/2013 - Edward P. Durling, P.A. entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board received information pertaining to Mr. Durling's ordering controlled and non-controlled medications from Moore to treat himself and his wife when he was not authorized to do so by his registered supervisory physician. Mr. Durling is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2000.00. Mr. Durling is required to participate in a two-day live program in medical ethics and professionalism, an intensive course in medical record keeping, and a PBI prescribing course by June 30, 2014.
  • Nicholas J. Olson, M.D., #R2179
    • 11/12/2013 - The Board issued a Settlement Agreement for Nicholas J. Olson, M.D. Dr. Olson's license is restricted to require monitoring for substance abuse based on a voluntary admission to treatment program. Dr. Olson is reprimanded and is required to continue treatment and monitoring as specified in the New Hampshire Professional Health Program Monitoring Contract signed June 19, 2013.

2012

  • Michael J. O'Connell, M.D., # 7690
    • 01/05/2012 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Michael J. O'Connell, M.D. Dr. O'Connell has agreed to a permanent voluntary surrender of his license to practice to avoid further delay and expense of proceedings arising out of the certain allegations regarding improper relationships with former patients.
  • Mark D. Weinreb, M.D., #9507
    • 01/27/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing Mark Weinre, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Weinreb presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Weinreb license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for February 1, 2012.
    • 03/09/2012 - The New Hampshire Board of Medicine approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Jonathan B. Weinreb, M.D. Dr. Weinreb has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Weinreb voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves his return to practice.
    • 12/07/2012 – The Board issued a Settlement Agreement for Mark D. Weinreb, M.D., based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing. Dr. Weinreb's license was revoked for at least a five-year period beginning from the January 27, 2012 issuance of the Order of Emergency Suspension. Prior to reapplying for licensure, which cannot occur sooner than January 27, 2017, Dr. Weinreb shall participate in a comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment conducted by Acumen Assessments, LLC in Lawrence, Kansas.
  • Walter H. Jacobs, M.D., #6636
    • 02/02/2012 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Walter N. Jacobs, M.D. On his 2004 renewal application, Dr. Jacobs failed to disclose that within the prior twelve months he had been the subject of investigations by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. On license renewal applications submitted to the Board in 1992 and 1993, failed to provide written explanation for certain questions as expressly required by the language on the application. Dr. Jacobs is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $4,000.
  • Bruce D. Latham, D.O., #12799
  • Michael A. H. Remar, M.D., #9128
    • 03/08/2012 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Michael A. Remar, M.D. The Board reviewed information pertaining to a trend of intra-operative complications and post-operative complications some of Dr. Remar's patients experienced. Dr. Remar is reprimanded and is required to complete an American College of Surgery Surgical Education and Self-Assessment Program 70-credit program or an equivalent CME program approved by the Board. Dr. Remar is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,000.
  • Jonathan B. Warach, M.D., #12249
    • 02/24/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing for Jonathan B. Warach, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Warach presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Warach license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for March 7, 2012.
    • 03/09/2012 - The New Hampshire Board of Medicine approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Jonathan B. Warach, M.D. Dr. Warach has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Warach voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves his return to practice.
  • David N. Lunianski, D.O., #1474
  • Michael P. DiPre, M.D., #10234
  • Philip V. Maiorano, M.D., #9305
    • 04/16/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing for Philip V. Maiorano, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Maiorano presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Maiorano's license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for April 19, 2012.
    • 04/20/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order Extending License Suspension in the Matter of Philip V. Maiorano, M.D. Subsequent to a preliminary hearing on April 19, the Board found that Dr. Maiorano's continued practice of medicine poses an imminent danger to the health and safety of the public. The Board ordered the license to be suspended pending an investigation and full adjudicatory proceeding. Dr. Maiorano's license is suspended until further order of the Board.
    • 06/03/2015 - Case has been closed by administrative order.
  • Timothy J. Baisch, M.D., #T-0598
  • Robert A. Norman, D.O., Not Licensed
    • 05/07/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued a Final Decision and Order for Robert A. Norman, D.O. On April 4, the Board held a hearing after which it found that Dr. Norman engaged in the unlawful practice of medicine by holding himself out as qualified to practice medicine in New Hampshire when he was not licensed or otherwise authorized to do so. Dr. Norman is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $20,000.
  • Richard T. Cook, M.D., #LT-2933
    • 06/08/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued a Final Decision and Order for Richard T. Cook, M.D. On May 2, the Board held a hearing after which the Board found that Dr. Cook engaged in professional misconduct for his failure to provide a written response in a Board investigation. Dr. Cook is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $500.
  • Noble N. Gabriel, M.D., #7432
    • 06/08/2012 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Nobel N. Gabriel, M.D. On December 21, 2011, the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine issued a final disciplinary order relating to an unnecessary examination of a patient. Accordingly, the New Hampshire Board has taken reciprocal action. Dr. Gabriel is reprimanded and he must complete the 20 hours of CMEs. imposed by the MA Board. Dr. Gabriel must have a chaperone present whenever he conducts a physical examination of any female patient.
  • Lisa M. Hatzos, M.D., #10943
    • 06/08/2012 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Lisa M. Hatzos, M.D. Dr. Hatzos wrote sixteen prescriptions, including for the following controlled drugs: hydrocodone, hydromorphone, alprazolam and lorazepam for an individual with whom no physician-patient relationship was established. Dr. Hatzos is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $3,000. She must contract with PHP.
  • Roger N. Gutner, M.D., #12030
    • 06/15/2012 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Roger N. Gutner, M.D. Dr. Gutner removed a black lesion from Patient 1 but did not send it to pathology or schedule any follow up. Dr. Gutner failed to recognize the central nervous system side effects of medications he prescribed when exhibited by Patient 2. Dr. Gutner is reprimanded. He is required to participate in 4 CME hours on prescribing and 10 CME hours in dermatology with special attention to skin cancers. Dr. Gutner is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $3,000.
  • Nadia H. Khan, M.D., #13627
    • 07/13/2012 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Nadia H. Khan, M.D. Dr. Khan failed to recognize that an EKG showed a complete heart block at the heart rate of 29, which would most likely have required hospitalization, and sent the patient home. The following day, the patient was admitted to the hospital's emergency department for the placement of a pacemaker. Dr. Khan is reprimanded and is required to participate in 28 hours of continuing medical education in the areas of electrocardiography and arrhythmias.
  • John A. Eppolito Jr., M.D., #10156
    • 07/13/2012 - The Board approved a Settlement Agreement for John A. Eppolito Jr., M.D. Dr. Eppolito prescribed medications, including controlled medications, for three separate individuals employed by the hospital where he was working, while failing to maintain appropriate medical records and without forming valid physician-patient relationships. Dr. Eppolito is reprimanded and required to participate in the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine intensive course in Medical Ethics, Boundaries and Professionalism.
  • Christopher B. Kirby, M.D., # 8450
    • 07/13/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing Christopher B. Kirby, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Kirby presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Kirby's license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for July 25, 2012.
    • 07/26/2012 - The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Christopher B. Kirby, M.D. Dr. Kirby has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Kirby voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves his return to practice.
  • Corey J. Meyers, M.D., #11817
    • 08/7/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued a Final Decision and Order in the Matter of Corey J. Meyers, M.D. The Board held a hearing on July 11, 2012, to determine whether reciprocal disciplinary sanctions to a New York revocation order were appropriate. The Board has serious concerns about Dr. Meyer's competency to practice medicine and therefore is indefinitely suspending his license pending a full evaluation of his competency to practice clinical medicine.
  • Jerome Sturm, M.D., #7662
    • 09/04/2012 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Jerome Sturm, M.D. Dr. Sturm failed to personally examine and/or evaluate two patients (unrelated cases) in a timely manner. Dr. Sturm is reprimanded and is required to participate in a global assessment by CPEP. Dr. Sturm is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,000.
  • Stephen V. Friedman, M.D., #15531
    • 08/28/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing for Stephen V. Friedman, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Friedman presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Friedman license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for September 5, 2012.
    • 09/07/2012 - The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Stephen V. Friedman, M.D. Dr. Friedman has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Friedman voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until further order of the Board.
    • 11/09/2012 – The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Stephen V. Friedman, M.D. Dr. Friedman failed to provide accurate information in response to questions 12 on his New Hampshire application when the State of Massachusetts reprimanded Dr. Friedman for failing to properly dispose of a syringe containing Fentanyl. Dr. Friedman agrees to the permanent voluntary surrender of his license to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire.
  • Thomas G. Rousseau, P.A., #0426
    • 09/07/2012 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Thomas G. Rousseau, P.A. Mr. Rousseau failed to diagnose a pulmonary embolism in a patient with a one-month history of Achilles surgery who was wearing a surgical boot and presenting with pain made worse by taking a deep breath. Mr. Rousseau is reprimanded and is required to participate in 20 additional hours of CMEs in the area of high-risk emergency medicine (including recognizing and diagnosing pulmonary embolisms).
  • Richard J. Keller, M.D., #11662
    • 09/20/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing for Richard J. Keller, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Keller presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Keller's license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for October 3, 2012.
    • 10/11/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order for Dr. Richard J. Keller. In light of the information provided at the hearing, the Board finds by a preponderance of the evidence that Dr. Keller's continued practice at this time would constitute imminent danger to life or health and the public health, safety and welfare requires that Dr. Keller's license remain suspended for the duration of the adjudicative proceeding. Dr. Keller is prohibited from practicing medicine, writing prescriptions, treating or seeing patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board in writing approves his return to practice.
  • Joseph B. Savage, M.D., # 6425
    • 09/21/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing Joseph B. Savage, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Savage presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Savage license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for October 3, 2012.
    • 10/11/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order for Dr. Joseph B. Savage. In light of the information provided at the hearing, the Board finds by a preponderance of the evidence that Dr. Savage's continued practice at this time would constitute imminent danger to life or health and the public health, safety and welfare requires that Dr. Savage's license remain suspended for the duration of the adjudicative proceeding. Dr. Savage is prohibited from practicing medicine, writing prescriptions, treating or seeing patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board in writing approves his return to practice.
  • Kevin M. Kendall, M.D., #10774
    • 09/25/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing Kevin M. Kendall, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Kendall presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Kendall license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for October 3, 2012.
  • Jan Vanderlinde, M.D., #9956
    • 10/03/12 – The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Jan Vanderlinde, M.D. Dr. Vanderlinde failed to appropriately diagnose and treat a patient who had suffered a large stroke in the left side of her brain, requiring extensive rehabilitation. Dr. Vanderlinde is reprimanded and required to complete an additional 8 live CMEs in the areas of acute neurologic emergencies. Dr. Vanderlinde is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,000.
  • Gerard N. Kiernan, M.D., #11758
    • 10/05/2012 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Gerald N. Kiernan, M.D. Dr. Kiernan failed to appropriately diagnose and treat sepsis, resulting in multi-organ failure and other complications. Dr. Kiernan is reprimanded and required to complete an additional 25 CMEs in the areas of infectious diseases or critical care medicine. Dr. Kiernan is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,000.
  • Bradley N. Libenson, D.O., #10305
    • 11/14/2012 - The Board of Medicine issued a Final Decision and Order in the matter of Bradley N. Libenson, D.O. Subsequent to an adjudicatory hearing, the Board found that Dr. Libenson had engaged in professional misconduct for violating his April 7, 2009 Settlement Agreement by failing to comply with the requirements for documenting utilization of chaperones, failing to properly disseminate patient satisfaction surveys, and failing to provide each staff member with a copy of the conditions of the 2008 Maine order, with a signed and dated acknowledgement form from each of his office staff that he or she has read the conditions. Dr. Libenson is reprimanded and has to participate in a comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment conducted by Acumen. Dr. Libenson is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2000.00.

2011

  • Geoffrey A. Lundy, M.D., #9840
    • 02/04/2011 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Geoffrey A. Lundy, M.D. The Board obtained information pertaining to Dr. Lundy's practice of unnecessary billing and testing culminating in Dr. Lundy's settlement agreement with the Office of the Inspector General of the US Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Lundy is reprimanded.
  • David N. Lunianski, D.O., #14714
    • 02/04/2011 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for David N. Lunianski, D.O. On his New Hampshire application for licensure, Dr. Lunianski: (1) misrepresented that he graduated summa cum laude; (2) failed to report that he had been suspended and dismissed from a residency program; and (3) failed to report that he was under contract with the Rhode Island Medical Society's Physician Health Committee. Effective February 9, 2011, Dr. Lunianski's license to practice medicine is indefinitely suspended. Dr. Lunianski: (1) is reprimanded; (2) shall participate in a forensic psychiatric assessment by Acumen Assessments, LLC; and (3) shall enter a five-year contract with the New Hampshire Professionals Health Program.
  • Michael J. O'Connell, M.D., #7690
    • 02/04/2011 - The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Michael J. O'Connell, M.D. Dr. O'Connell has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. O'Connell voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves his return to practice.
  • Jayakumar Patil, M.D., #7955
    • 2/4/11 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Jayakumar Patil, M.D. Subsequent to a June 15, 2009, Settlement Agreement, the Board requested from Dr. Patil, and reviewed, the records of ten patients created after the 2009 agreement. Dr. Patil continued failure to keep legible records is a breach of the 2009 Agreement. Dr. Patil is reprimanded; his license is suspended for 30 days commencing April 15, 2011. Dr. Patil is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $10,000.
  • Mark E. Splaine, M.D., #9131
    • 03/07/2011 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Mark E. Splaine, M.D. Dr. Splaine failed to inform a patient with a highly elevated Prostate - Specific Antigen ("PSA") result for more than one year. Dr. Splaine is reprimanded and required to complete an additional 6 hours of CMEs. Three of these hours shall be in the area of prostate cancer screening and three shall be in the medico-legal aspect of the medical records. Dr. Splaine is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,000.
  • Don A. Holshuh, M.D., #6016
    • 04/06/2011 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing for Don A. Holshuh, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Holshuh presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Holshuh license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for April 15, 2011.
    • 11/04/2011 - The Board of Medicine approved a Final Order in the Matter of Don A. Holshuh, M.D. On April 6, the Board issued an emergency license suspension for Dr. Holshuh. On August 3, the Board held a hearing, which continued on September 7, to determine whether Dr. Holshuh had been intoxicated to such a degree that he presented a danger to himself. The Board found, among other things, that Dr. Holshuh engaged in professional misconduct: by purchasing controlled medication for his personal use; by failing to maintain his sobriety; by neglecting to address his mental and physical health; by returning to his practice after consuming alcohol; and by failing to care for his patients due to his consumption of alcohol. Dr. Holshuh is reprimanded and his license is suspended for at least one additional year from the date of the Board's Final Order. Dr. Holshuh is required to participate in a residential treatment program; engage in a seven-year contract for monitoring by NHPHP; and undergo a forensic psychiatric evaluation.
  • Susan M. Hare, M.D., #11415
    • 05/06/2011 - On May 6, 2011, the Board of Medicine issued a Final Order in the Matter of Susan M. Hare #11-01. On April 6, the Board held a hearing to determine whether Dr. Hare failed to comply with the terms of her September 2010 Settlement Agreement by failing to pay the $5,000 administrative fine. The Board found that three $1,000 checks were paid late, one $1,000 check bounced, and one $1,000 check was never tendered. Dr. Hare is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $10,000. She is ordered to pay the entire sum of $12,000 on or before May 6, 2012.
    • 05/10/2011 - On May 10, 2011, the Board of Medicine issued a Final Order in the Matter of Susan M. Hare, docket #11-04. On April 15, the Board concluded a hearing to determine whether Dr. Hare failed to comply with the terms of her September 2010 Settlement Agreement by engaging in the practice of medicine during her suspension. The Board found that Dr. Hare practiced medicine while her license was suspended, that she created a SOAP note under another practitioner's name, and that she ordered a prescription under another practitioner's name. Dr. Hare's license is revoked.
    • 07/11/2011 - The Board of Medicine issued a Final Decision and Order in the Matter of Susan M. Hare, M.D., docket #11-06 (*license revoked docket # 11-04). On June 1, 2011, the Board held a hearing after which the Board found that Dr. Hare engaged in unprofessional conduct by failing to alert patients and staff about closing her practice, failing to respond to patients' records requests, failing to safeguard patient information, and failing to cooperate with a Board investigation. Dr. Hare is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $87,900. Among other things, within 7 days, Dr. Hare is required to provide medical records to patients who have made requests and to provide a written accounting thereof to the Board.
  • Bradley N. Libenson D.O., #14530
    • 06/06/2011 - The Board issued a Final Decision and Order for Bradley N. Libenson, D.O., docket #11-05. On May 4, the Board held a hearing after which the Board found that Dr. Libenson engaged in professional misconduct by refusing to provide records subpoenaed by the Board as part of an ongoing investigation. Dr. Libenson is reprimand and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $3,000.
  • Mathew V. Hopkins, M.D., #13013
    • 06/03/2011 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Mathew V. Hopkins, M.D. On October 24, 2009, the Medical Board of Wyoming issued a final order regarding a self-reporting to the Wyoming Professional Assistance Program. Accordingly, the New Hampshire Board has taken reciprocal action. Dr. Hopkins is required to enter into a new five-year contract with WPAP and extend his period of probation for an additional five years.
  • Dan W. Joachim, M.D., #14530
    • 06/03/2011 - The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Dan W. Joachim, M.D. Dr. Joachim recognizes that professional misconduct allegations are now pending against him before the New Hampshire Board and the Louisiana Board. He hereby voluntarily agrees to abide by certain practice restrictions during his practice of medicine in the state of New Hampshire until such time as the Louisiana Board and the New Hampshire Board issue final orders resolving allegations of professional misconduct against him. Dr. Joachim voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves his return to practice.
  • Zarina G. Memon, M.D., #11570
    • 06/06/2011 - The Board approved a Settlement Agreement for Zarina Memon, M.D. On April 7, 2011, the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine issued a final order regarding the disposition of disciplinary matters relating to an intention to perform a "deep extubation" prior to a patient breathing on her own and relating to the recommendations of an independent psychiatric evaluation. Accordingly, the New Hampshire Board has taken reciprocal action. Dr. Memon's license is (non-permanently) revoked pursuant to the terms of the Massachusetts Board Order.
  • Rafael Tejeda, M.D., #12953
    • 07/08/2011 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Rafael Tejeda, M.D. Dr. Tejeda failed to properly diagnose and treat bilateral acute bronchopneumonia with systemic deoxygenation, which may have contributed to the patient's death. Dr. Tejeda is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,000. Dr. Tejeda is required to participate in 20 additional CMEs in the area of emergency airway management.
  • Peter T. Pacik, M.D. , #4674
    • 07/11/2011 - The Board of Medicine issued a Final Decision and Order in the Matter of Peter T. Pacik, M.D., docket #11-02. On June 1, the Board held a hearing after which the Board found that Dr. Pacik engaged in unprofessional conduct by selling prescription-strength skin-care products via the Internet without first establishing a valid physician-patient relationship and by willfully and repeatedly violating RSA 329:17, VI(d). Dr. Pacik is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $635.00. Dr. Pacik is ordered to cease and desist from selling prescription strength medications to customers via the Internet without first establishing a physician-patient relationship.
  • Walter J. Griffiths, M.D.,#5661
    • 08/05/2011 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Walter J. Griffiths, M.D. On September 1, 2010, the Vermont Board of Medical Practice issued a final administrative order against Dr. Griffiths. Accordingly, the New Hampshire Board has taken reciprocal action. Dr. Griffiths is reprimanded, is required to retain a "practice monitor," and is required to complete continuing medical education in practice management and opiate maintenance treatment.
  • Michelle F. Lackovic, M.D., #8314
    • 08/08/2011 - The Board of Medicine approved a Final Order in the Matter of Michelle F. Lackovic, M.D. On July 6, the Board held a hearing to determine whether Dr. Lackovic failed to comply with the terms of her September 2010 Settlement Agreement by failing to complete the required continuing medical education course. The Board found that Dr. Lackovic so failed to comply. Dr. Lackovic is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of one dollar. It is further ordered that Dr. Lackovic is restricted from prescribing schedule II and III narcotics for a minimum of twelve months, effective August 15, 2011.
  • William B. Weeks, M.D., #8374
    • 09/09/2011 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for William B. Weeks, M.D. Dr. Weeks twice violated his five-year contract that requires him to be monitored for alcohol use. Dr. Weeks is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,000.
  • William M. Todd, M.D., #12360
    • 10/06/2011 - The Board of Medicine issued a Final Decision and Order in the Matter of W. Michael Todd, M.D. The Board held a hearing on July 6, 2011, to determine whether Dr. Todd failed to treat a patient's major alcohol withdrawal in the emergency room. The Board finds that on September 4, 2009, Dr. Todd displayed medical practice, which was incompatible with the basic knowledge and competence of an emergency room physician. Dr. Todd is reprimanded and is required to participate in an additional four hours of CMEs in the area of alcoholic and substance abuse patients.
  • Malcolm S. Beaudett, M.D., #7246
    • 10/18/2011 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Malcolm Beaudett, M.D. Dr. Beaudett failed to maintain appropriate boundaries with a patient. He is required to complete the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine CME Program in Medical Ethics, Boundaries and Professionalism. Dr. Beaudett is also reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,000.
  • Steven A. Chern, M.D., #9078
    • 10/28/2011 - The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Steven Chern, M.D. Dr. Chern has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Chern voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves his return to practice.
  • Marcy K. Traum, M.D., #RT-1892
    • 11/15/2011 - The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Marcy Traum, M.D., due to pending issues following her self-reported consumption of alcohol in 2011 in violation of her contract with the New Hampshire Professionals Health Program. Dr. Traum voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves her return to practice.
  • Michael B. Stevens, M.D., #14644
    • 12/12/2011 - The Board approved a Settlement Agreement for Michael B. Stevens, M.D. On August 18, 2010, the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine issued a Consent Order and a Probation Agreement. Accordingly, the New Hampshire Board has taken reciprocal action. Dr. Stevens' license is indefinitely suspended, though such suspension is stayed pending Dr. Stevens' compliance with all terms and conditions of the Massachusetts Consent Order and Probation Agreement. Dr. Stevens is permanently restricted form prescribing medication listed on the Drug Enforcement Administration's Schedules II, III, IV, and V.
  • Michael E. Schorsch, M.D., #6680
    • 12/15/2011 - The Board of Medicine issued a Final Decision and Order in the Matter of Michael E. Schorsch, M.D., docket #11-11. On October 5, the Board held a hearing after which the Board found that Dr. Schorsch technically committed the violations alleged in the Notice of Hearing. As Dr. Schorsch demonstrated a commitment to curing these defects, the Board followed the Hearing Counsel's recommendation and did not impose discipline.

2010

  • Mathurin M. Malby, M.D., #13049
    • 01/08/10 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Mathurin Malby, M.D., for professional misconduct. Dr. Malby failed to diagnose complicated pyelonephritis, early sepsis and pneumonia; these conditions ultimately led to the patient's death. Dr. Malby failed to order appropriate diagnostic testing; failed to clearly evaluate or explain the patient's pain, anxiety, pallor, or diaphoresis; and failed to adequately document his treatment of this patient. Dr. Malby is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $3,000. Dr. Malby is required to participate in ten live additional continuing medical education credits in the areas of documentation and recognition of sepsis.
  • Anton A. Heins, III, M.D., #12382
    • 02/09/2010 - The Board of Medicine approved a Consent Order for Anton A. Heins, III, M.D., for failing to maintain appropriate documentation, failing to maintain patient records and informed consent in accordance with the Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction as articulated by the Federation of State Medical Boards as a standard of care, and failing to engage in the care and/or treatment of each patient in a caring comprehensive approach and address the multiple problems of addicted patients and by such treatment establish a plan to attempt to restore the patient to abstinence. Dr. Heins failed to provide patients treatment in a confidential, safe location. Dr. Heins' license to practice medicine is suspended for a period of five years, three years of the suspension may be stayed subject to a Board-approved compliance and monitoring plan. He is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $10,000.
  • Prabhav V. Kenkre, M.D., #13251
    • 03/08/2010 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Prabhav V. Kenkre, M.D.
    • Dr. Kenkre failed to inform the Board on his 2006 application that he was convicted for driving while intoxicated in 2001. In 2006, Dr. Kenkre informed a Board program that he did not intend to work in New Hampshire but he began working in Portsmouth, he also failed to provide his practice location to the Board. Dr. Kenkre is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,000.
  • William A. Yvorchuk, M.D., License #11583
    • 03/08/2010 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for William Yvorchuk, M.D.
    • The North Dakota State Board of Medical Examiners issued a final order indefinitely suspending Dr. Yvorchuk's license to practice medicine. According to a North Dakota stipulation, Dr. Yvorchuk was found to have a BAC of .351 prior to performing surgery. The New Hampshire Board has taken reciprocal action. Dr. Yvorchuk's New Hampshire license to practice medicine is suspended.
  • James A. Canfield, M.D., #8281
    • 04/12/2010 - The Board of Medicine accepted Voluntary Surrender of License from James A. Canfield, M.D. Before the Board are professional misconduct allegations against Dr. Canfield concerning self-treatment and professional conduct. The pending disciplinary allegations shall be resolved if he submits any future license application in New Hampshire.
  • James P. Kartell, M.D., #5263
    • 05/05/2010 - The Board of Medicine issued a Decision and Order in the matter of Dr. James P. Kartell. On April 7, 2010, the Board held an adjudicatory hearing. In July 2000, Dr. Kartell was convicted of the felony of voluntary manslaughter. Dr. Kartell has not practiced medicine or obtained CMEs in ten years. Dr. Kartell submitted false information on his application for reinstatement. Dr. Kartell has not demonstrated to the reasonable satisfaction of the Board that he is of good professional character. On May 5, 2010, the Board voted to uphold its denial of Dr. Kartell's application for reinstatement to practice medicine in New Hampshire.
  • Bijoy L. Kundu, M.D., #5387
    • 05/10/2010 - On May 7, 2010 the Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Bijoy L. Kundu, M.D. Dr. Kundu has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Kundu voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves her return to practice.
    • 11/04/2010 - The Board approved a Settlement Agreement for Bijoy Kundu, M.D. (See Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions dated May 10, 2010). Dr. Kundu resigned her privileges at a NH hospital during an investigation into her inpatient clinical management. Dr. Kundu is reprimanded and her license is suspended for a minimum of twelve months. Dr. Kundu shall meaningfully participate in a global assessment of her ability and skills as a physician conducted by the Center for Personalized Education for Physicians in Aurora, Colorado. Dr. Kundu is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $4,000.
  • David A. York, M.D., #9293
    • 05/17/2010 - The Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Surrender of License from David A. York, M.D. Dr. York relinquishes all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire. Before the Board are professional misconduct allegations concerning pending criminal charges for possession of sexually explicit material involving children under twelve years of age.
  • Serafin C. Anderson, M.D., #7734
    • 06/07/2010 - The Board voted to issue an Order Lifting Restrictions on Dr. Serafin Anderson M.D.'s license imposed in the November 13, 2003 Settlement Agreement. Dr. Anderson holds a full, unrestricted license in the State of New Hampshire.
  • Michael P. Dipre, M.D., #10234
    • 06/07/2010 - On June 2, 2010 the Board voted to issue an Order Restoring Privileges to Michael Dipre M.D. to prescribe Schedule II and Schedule III narcotics suspended in the October 22, 2008 Settlement Agreement. Dr. Dipre holds a full, unrestricted license in the State of New Hampshire.
  • Thomas D. Wells, D.O., #9206
    • 06/08/2010 - The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Thomas D. Wells, M.D. Dr. Wells has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Wells voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves his return to practice.
  • Lawrence A. Mazur, M.D., #7445
    • 06/30/2010 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency License Suspension and Notice of Hearing to Dr. Lawrence A. Mazur, M.D. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Mazur presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Mazur's license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for July 7, 2010.
  • Karen M. Calegari, D.O., #10701
    • 07/08/2010 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Karen Calegari, D.O. Dr. Calegari sold prescription-strength medications through a website without a valid physician-patient relationship. Dr. Calegari is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,000.
  • Kevin R. Costin, P.A., #0012
    • 07/08/2010 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Kevin Costin, P.A. Mr. Costin wrote six prescriptions for an individual, without establishing a valid physician-patient relationship with her, without the authorization of the individual's treating physician or his own responsible supervising physician, and without noting five of those prescriptions in the individual's medical chart. Mr. Costin is reprimanded and is required to complete (15) hours in the area of professional boundaries and documentation. He is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $3,000.
  • Susan M. Hare, M.D., #11415
    • 07/08/2010 - The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Susan M. Hare, M.D.
    • Dr. Hare has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Hare voluntarily agrees not to write prescriptions in the State of New Hampshire for Schedule II and/or III narcotics until the conclusion of adjudicatory proceedings arising out of the allegations.
    • 09/08/2010 - The Board approved a Settlement Agreement for Susan M. Hare, M.D. Dr. Hare engaged in professional misconduct relating to her prescribing practices in the treatment of pain management patients. The review of the patient treatment files for patients treated for chronic pain and pain management revealed a pattern in Dr. Hare's prescribing practice that was incompatible with the basic knowledge and competence expected of a physician. Dr. Hare's conduct constituted inadequate record keeping and she engaged in misconduct relating to her supervision of her license practical nurse. Dr. Hare's license to practice medicine is suspended for five years. Dr. Hare is indefinitely restricted from prescribing schedule II and III narcotics. Dr. Hare is permanently restricted from treating chronic pain patients and shall not employ a nurse practitioner or physician assistant who prescribes schedule II and III narcotics for chronic pain patients. Dr. Hare shall compete the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine PACE program course on physician prescribing practices or the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine continuing education course on controlled substance management, within twelve months. Dr. Hare must complete an additional 24 CMEs in the area of documentation of medical records, documentation of prescribing practices, and boundaries for professionals treating colleagues or office personnel. Dr. Hare is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $5,000.00.
  • Ronald J. Nasif, M.D., #11424
    • 07/12/2010 - The Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Surrender of License from Ronald J. Nasif, M.D.
    • Before the Board are professional misconduct allegations concerning pending disciplinary charges. Dr. Nasif relinquishes all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire.
  • Bruce D. Latham, D.O., #12799
    • 07/12/2010 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Bruce D. Latham, D.O. The Board received information pertaining to the quality of care provided to some of his patients. Dr. Latham failed to adequately document the rationale underlying his decision-making related to diagnostic testing and therapeutic treatment on four patients. Dr. Latham is reprimanded; he has participated in an 8-hour Center for Personalized Education for Physicians ("CPEP") Patient Care Documentation Seminar. Dr. Latham is required to participate in an assessment of his medical skills at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine and provide the Board with documentation of completion of any recommendations made by the assessment.
  • Robert H. Richardson, M.D., #7206
    • 07/12/2010 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Robert H. Richardson, M.D.
    • Dr. Richardson's license lapsed on June 30, 2007. He continued to practice medicine and prescribe controlled substances and other medication for patients after his license lapsed. Dr. Richardson is reprimanded and is required to participate in CPEP for an evaluation of his clinical skills and his mental and physical ability to practice medicine.
  • David S. Chase, M.D., #4185
    • 08/12/2010 - The Board of Medicine accepted a Permanent Voluntary Surrender of License from David S. Chase, M.D. Dr. Chase relinquishes all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire. This surrender permanently extends the "Agreement to Abstain from License Reapplication During Pendency of Appeal," which was approved by the NH Board on August 6, 2008.
  • Richard P. Kulak, D.O., Not Licensed
    • 08/09/2010 - The Board issued an Order of Conditional Denial for Richard P. Kulak, D.O. The Board voted to deny Dr. Kulak's application to practice medicine in New Hampshire based on an order from the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct and based upon Dr. Kulak's failure to honestly answer a question on his New Hampshire license application regarding a previous disciplinary action.
  • William R. Hart, M.D., #3393
    • 09/02/2010 - The Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Surrender of License from William R. Hart. Dr. Hart relinquishes all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire. This surrender has occurred in settlement of pending disciplinary charges.
  • Michelle F. Lackovic, M.D., #8314
    • 09/03/2010 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Michelle F. Lackovic, M.D. Dr. Lackovic treated chronic pain patients for an internet-based health company, and relied on them to maintain and/or retain treatment records. The internet-based health company is now defunct and Dr. Lackovic is unable to obtain any of the records that it may have maintained and/or retained. Dr. Lackovic is required to complete the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine on controlled substance management or its equivalent, and was assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $3,000.00.
  • James W. Olswang, M.D., #9498
    • 09 /13/2010 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for James Olswang, M.D. Dr. Olswang misdiagnosed a case of acute angle closure glaucoma during an ER evaluation of a patient. Dr. Olswang is reprimanded and required to complete an additional 8 CMEs in the areas of documentation and ophthalmic emergency medicine. Dr. Olswang is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,000.
  • Anthony A. Amponsem, M.D., #T0454
    • 10/08/2010 - The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Anthony A. Amponsem, M.D. Dr. Amponsem has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Amponsem voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves his return to practice.
  • Christopher G. Carter, P.A., #0498
    • 10/11/2010 - The Board issued an Order Lifting Dr. Carter's Restriction of License. The Board finds that Mr. Carter has complied with all provisions of the March 13, 2007 Settlement Agreement and finds that it is appropriate to lift the restrictions placed on his license in section 9F of the Settlement Agreement at this time.
  • Lawrence A. Mazur, M.D., #7445
    • 10/13/2010 - The Board issued an Order of Emergency License Suspension for Dr. Mazur and Notice of Hearing dated June 30, 2010. On October 6, 2010 the Board accepted a Permanent Voluntary Surrender of License from Lawrence A. Mazur, M.D. Dr. Mazur permanently relinquishes all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire and shall not reapply for licensure in the State of New Hampshire.
  • Bijoy L. Kundu, M.D., License #5387
    • 05/10/2010 - On May 7, 2010 the Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for Bijoy L. Kundu, M.D. Dr. Kundu has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Kundu voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves her return to practice.
    • 11/04/2010 - The Board approved a Settlement Agreement for Bijoy Kundu, M.D. (See Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions dated May 10, 2010). Dr. Kundu resigned her privileges at a New Hampshire hospital during an investigation into her inpatient clinical management. Dr. Kundu is reprimanded and her license is suspended for a minimum of twelve months. Dr. Kundu shall meaningfully participate in a global assessment of her ability and skills as a physician conducted by the Center for Personalized Education for Physicians in Aurora, Colorado. Dr. Kundu is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $4,000.
  • Christopher B. Kirby, M.D., #8450
    • 11/08/2010 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Christopher Kirby, M.D. (See Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions dated March 12, 2009). Dr. Kirby had violated his New Hampshire Professionals Health Program ("NHPHP") contract in that he relapsed on alcohol. Dr. Kirby is reprimanded and required to complete a fifteen-month residential drug and alcohol treatment program. He shall engage in a ten-year contract for monitoring by the NH PHP, including at least five years of random testing for alcohol.
  • Dinh T. Nguyen, M.D., #T0464
    • 10/12/2010 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Conditional Denial for Dinh T. Nguyen, M.D., finding he does not meet the minimum qualifications for licensure in New Hampshire pursuant to the NH Code of Administrative Rules, Med 302.01, in that Dr. Nguyen has completed only one year of documented postgraduate training. Dr. Nguyen's license is now denied.
  • Randy K. Hawkins, M.D., #13157
    • 11/17/2010 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement with Randy K. Hawkins, M.D. Dr. Hawkins provided anesthesia to a nurse that he worked with on a regular basis for a scheduled C-section. Within months, Dr. Hawkins became intimately involved with the nurse. Dr. Hawkins responded untruthfully to questions about this relationship to the Board's investigator, to the NHPHP, and to the Acumen Institute. Dr. Hawkins is reprimanded and is required to complete an additional 24 CMEs in the area of professional boundaries. Dr. Hawkins is required to participate in the NHPHP and is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $10,000.
  • Kenneth J. Koval, M.D., #12209
    • 12/3/2010 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Kenneth J. Koval, M.D. Dr. Koval has, on several occasions, prescribed medications, including controlled substances, to two women with whom he had personal relationships but with whom he did not have valid physician-patient relationships. Dr. Koval is reprimanded and is required to complete an additional 24 CMEs in the pre-approved program entitled: "Prescribing Controlled Drugs: Critial Issues and Common Pitfalls of Misprescribing." Dr. Koval is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2000.00.

2009

  • Romuald N. Sluyters, M.D., #11206
    • 01/07/2009 - The Board issued an Order Lifting Suspension of Dr. Romauld N. Sluyter's license. Under the new order, Dr. Sluyters may practice medicine under the clinical supervision of a suitably qualified mentor/supervisor for a minimum period of 6 months. All other terms of the November 3, 2006, Settlement Agreement except for the license suspension, which have not already been successfully fulfilled, and all requirements relating to Dr. Sluyters' NHPHP contract as set forth in paragraph 7F, and all reporting requirements set forth in paragraph 7L remain in full force and effect.
  • James P. Kartell, M.D., #5263
    • 01/12/2009 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of License Denial for Dr. James P. Kartell. The Board voted to deny Dr. Kartell's application for reinstatement to practice medicine in New Hampshire. Dr. Kartell has not demonstrated to the reasonable satisfaction of the Board that he is of good professional character. Dr. Kartell has committed certain acts that would constitute grounds for discipline because of his conviction of voluntary manslaughter on July 19, 2000 for which he served 5-8 years in prison.
  • Gregory J. Bahder, M.D., #10739
    • 03/16/2009 - Dr. Bahder has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr.Bahder voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Board approves his return to practice.
  • Christopher B. Kirby, M.D., #8450
    • 03/12/2009 - Dr. Kirby has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Kirby voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as he has contracted with the NH PHP, receives prior approval in writing to resume practice from the Director of the NH PHP and receive an order issued by the Board indicating that he may resume the practice of medicine.
  • Bradley N. Libenson, D.O. , #10305
    • 04/07/2009 - The State of Maine Board of Osteopathic Licensure issued a Consent Agreement and Board Order, which found that Dr. Libenson evidenced poor personal boundaries and questionable judgment. Dr. Libenson's license is restricted to a practice that follows the terms and probationary conditions set forth in the Maine Order. Dr. Libenson shall abide by the terms and probationary conditions set forth in the Maine Order. Dr. Libenson shall institute the conditions set forth in the Maine Order and imposed by the Maine Board regarding the requirement of a chaperone, monitoring, and patient surveys. Dr. Libenson shall provide the New Hampshire Board with any reports, evaluations or testing related to the comprehensive testing required by the Maine Order.
  • Paul Weinstein, M.D., #10850
    • 05/14/2009 - The Board approved a final order from Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for professional misconduct allegations, which are related to his arrest on charges of distribution of oxycodone on April 9, 2009 in North Andover, Massachusetts. Dr. Weinstein has voluntarily agreed not to practice medicine pending a final order.
  • Catherine G. Hawthorne, M.D., #11596
    • 07/09/2009 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Catherine G. Hawthorne, M.D.. Dr. Hawthorne failed to provide accurate information in response to questions 1 and 8 on her New Hampshire renewal application when the States of Maine and Vermont were conducting investigations related to a single incident involving one patient treated by Dr. Hawthorne in the State of Vermont. She is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,000.
  • Jayakumar Patil, M.D., #7955
    • 07/09/2009 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Jayakumar Patil, M.D.. Dr. Patil charged an unreasonable fee for copying medical records. He also failed to provide adequate medical record documentation, in that the records provided consisted of ten handwritten pages of notes that were illegible and undecipherable. Dr. Patil was aware that his medical records are often illegible, and he knew or should have known that he needed to provide some form of transcription of his records to be medically adequate. Dr. Patil is reprimanded and is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,000.
  • Anil K. Prasad, M.D., #9195
    • 07/09/2009 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Anil K. Prasad, M.D.. Dr. Prasad failed to recognize the risk of a life threatening arrhythmia and to admit patient to the hospital for observation and testing. While at work late that same day, patient went into cardiac arrest and was not able to be resuscitated. Dr. Prasad is reprimanded, required to participate in a program of continuing medical education in the area of cardiac evaluation, and is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,000.
  • Dennis L. Swartout, M.D., #6038
    • 07/9/2009 - The Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Surrender of License from Dennis L. Swartout, M.D.. Dr. Swartout relinquishes all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire. Dr. Swartout admits that this license surrender occurred in settlement of pending disciplinary charges. Before the Board are professional misconduct allegations concerning inaccurate documentation in patient medical records, and the unauthorized use of Stadol, a Schedule IV medication. The pending disciplinary allegations shall be resolved if he submits any future license application in New Hampshire.
  • David S. Tamaren, M.D., #6408
    • 07/09/2009 - The Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Surrender of License from David S. Tamaren, M.D.. Dr. Tamaren relinquishes all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire. Dr. Tamaren admints that this license surrender has occurred in settlement of pending disciplinary charges. Before the Board are professional misconduct allegations concerning the surrender of licensure in the State of Florida and for a felony conviction of conspiracy to defraud the US Government. The pending disciplinary allegations shall be resolved if he submits any future license application in New Hampshire.
  • Jeffrey B. Byer, M.D., #7268
    • 08/07/2009 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Jeffrey B. Byer, M.D., for professional misconduct. Dr. Byer diagnosed a patient with a parotid tumor. Dr. Byer conducted no biopsy of the mass and failed to schedule a follow-up appointment in a reasonable period of time. Dr. Byer is reprimanded assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,000.
  • Anja B. Crider, M.D., #11989
    • 08/07/2009 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Anja B. Crider, M.D., for professional misconduct. Dr. Crider acted as the covering obstetrician for a patient who was also cared by a nurse midwife. Dr. Crider failed to adequately assess the fetal monitor strip during the patient's labor and failed to recognize that the depth, frequency, duration and repetitiveness of decelerations in the feta heart rate during labor created a pattern signifying a non-reassuring fetal monitor strip, which was suggestive of fetal compromise. Dr. Crider is reprimanded, required to complete twelve continuing medical education hours in the areas of interpretation of fetal monitor strips, recognition of fetal heart rate, and management of labor and delivery, and is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $500.00.
  • Ruth E. O'Mahony, M.D., #13223
    • 09/09/2009 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Ruth E. O'Mahony, M.D., for professional misconduct. As a result of the Board's investigation pertaining to the treatment and care Dr. O'Mahony provided, four cases constituted a pattern of incompetent practice or repeated instances of simple negligence. Dr. O'Mahoney is reprimanded. She has proven that she has successfully completed a preceptorship under the direction of physicians at her current practice location and has addressed the concerns brought to the Board's attention by the NPDB notice.
  • Khalil Shahin, M.D., #12819
    • 10/13/2009 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Khalil Shahin, M.D., for professional misconduct. Dr. Shahin failed to appropriately diagnose and treat patient for coronary artery disease. Dr. Shahin is reprimanded, required to participate in four additional hours of continuing medical education in the areas of diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease, and is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,500.00.
  • Hasan A. Duymazlar, D.O., #11269
    • 11/13/09 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Hasan A. Duymazlar, D.O., for professional misconduct. Dr. Duymazlar acted as his father's primary care or regular care provider. He maintained no medical records for his father; he prescribed a controlled drug and other non-controlled substances for his father. Additionally, Dr. Duymazlar failed to follow appropriate federal and state laws when ordering medications to be dispensed from his laser practice. Dr. Duymazlar failed to appropriately document prescriptions written for use in his laser practice and erroneously wrote prescriptions in his nurse's name instead of following the appropriate steps established by the New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy and by the US DEA. Dr. Duymazlar is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $3,000. He is required to participate in an additional twelve hours of CMEs in each of the areas of medical ethics, boundary transgressions relating to treatment of and prescribing for family members, and documentation for a total of 36 hours; and is required to participate in a New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy course relating to prescribing practices and compliance with state and federal laws.

2008

  • Michael A. Leone, M.D., #RT-364
    • 02/14/2008 - Order Vacating the Board's August 22, 2000 Order.
  • Erol Onel, M.D. - #12433
    • 07/16/2008 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Erol Onel, M.D. On February 20, 2008, the Board of Registration in Medicine for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts issued a final administrative order regarding the disposition of disciplinary matters relating to reported inappropriate physical contact with patients that was sexual in nature. Accordingly, the New Hampshire Board has taken reciprocal action. Dr. Onel's license is revoked. Respondent may not reapply for his New Hampshire license for a period of five years, retroactive from February 20, 2008.
  • Louis Wiederhold III, M.D., #2911
    • 7/16/08 - The Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Surrender of License from Louis Wiederhold, M.D. Professional misconduct allegations are pending against Dr. Wiederhold before the Board concerning prescribing practices.
  • David S. Chase, M.D., #4185
    • 08/06/2008 - David S. Chase entered in an Agreement to abstain from license reapplication during pendency of appeal awaiting the rule of the Vermont Supreme Court.

2007

  • Joel I. Wagman, M.D., Amherst, NH
    • 02/14/2007 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Joel Wagman, M.D. The Board found that Respondent made changes to a patient's records without indicating that these changes and additions were made on a later date after the original note. He is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1000.00.
  • Christopher G. Carter, P.A., Bedford, NH
    • 03/13/2007 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Christopher Carter, P.A. The Board received information that Mr. Carter attempted to obtain controlled drugs with forged prescriptions. He is reprimanded and his license is suspended for a period of one year and he shall continue to participate in the NH PHP.
  • Andrew H. Glatt, M.D., Los Banos, CA
    • 03/13/2007 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Andrew H, Glatt, M.D. The Medical Board of California issued an administrative order restricting Dr. Glatt's license. Accordingly, the New Hampshire Board has taken reciprocal action. Dr. Glatt's license is restricted and he is required to fulfill certain conditions to maintain his license due to self-reported substance abuse and mental health issues. His license is under probationary status for a period of seven years, retroactive to August 1, 2006.
  • Douglas R. Howard, M.D., Wakefield, MA
    • 03/13/2007 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Douglas R. Howard, M.D. The Board of Registration in Medicine for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts issued a final administrative order. Accordingly, the New Hampshire Board has taken reciprocal action. Dr. Howard's license is revoked retroactive to February 2, 2005, the date on which he entered into a voluntary agreement with the Massachusetts Board not to practice medicine. Additionally, he must abide by all conditions placed upon him by the Massachusetts Board.
  • Philip V. Maiorano, M.D., Gilford, NH
    • 03/13/2007 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Philip Maiorano M.D. The Board received information that Dr. Maiorano failed to report the disposal of controlled substances to the DEA. Dr. Maiorano is reprimanded and is required to participate in a program of continuing medical education, specifically, an intensive course in controlled substance management. He is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,500.00. He shall not be in possession of controlled drugs, other than during the regular course of business in the hospital, nor shall he directly dispense controlled drugs to patients in any manner.
  • James A. Kowles, M.D., Windsor, VT
    • 04/09/2007 - The Board of Medicine issued a final Decision and Order in the matter of James Kowles, M.D. Subsequent to an adjudicatory hearing, the Board found Dr. Kowles committed sexual misconduct. Dr. Kowles' license is suspended for five years and he is required to participate in a program of continuing medical education, specifically in boundary violations. He is assessed an administrative fee in the amount of $1,000.
  • Donald R. McGee, M.D., Seabrook, NH
    • 06/13/2007 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Donald R. McGee, M.D. The Board received information that Dr. McGee hired an individual, who had a history of drug abuse and with whom Dr. McGee had a personal relationship, to assist with the administration of the office-based opioid dependence treatment. The Board also received information that Dr. McGee engaged in a social relationship including engaging in alcohol consumption with an individual who Dr. McGee treated for anxiety, depression, and in the opioid addiction treatment practice. The Board also received information that prior to July 2004, Dr. McGee maintained medical records in a location in his office where a patient or other third party could obtain; and that Dr. McGee pleaded guilty to a driving under the influence charge. Dr. McGee's license is suspended for a period of eighteen months retroactive to July 22, 2005. During the first two years in which Dr. McGee returns to practice he shall have his supervisor provide the Board with letters on a quarterly basis. Dr. McGee has entered into a five-year contract with the PHP and his Psychiatrist shall file quarterly reports, under seal, with the Board.
  • Yuki Igari, M.D., Manchester, NH
    • 08/09/2007 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Yuki Igari, M.D. The Board received information that Dr. Igari reviewed confidential patient medical information for eight (8) patients without authorization and without having a professional physician-patient relationship with any of the eight individuals. The Board also received information that Dr. Igari violated patient confidentiality by instructing her daughter to assist her in preparing letters to patients. Dr. Igari is reprimanded and her license is suspended for a period of three months. The period of suspension is retroactively commencing December 26, 2006. Dr. Igari is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of eight thousand dollars ($8,000).

2006

  • Edward P. Dalton, M.D., Manchester, NH
    • 01/10/2006 - Edward P. Dalton, M.D., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board received information pertaining to Dr. Dalton's prescribing of Hydrocodone, a Schedule II narcotic, while failing to maintain appropriate medical records. Dr. Dalton is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,000. Dr. Dalton is required to participate in twelve hours of continuing medical education in the areas of pain management, maintenance of medical records, prescribing Schedule II narcotics and treatment of medical colleagues.
  • Barbara J. Kolinsky, P.A., Berlin, NH
    • 02/07/2006 - The Board of Medicine issued a Decision and Order to Revoke Barbara Kolinsky's license. The Board of Medicine finds that Barbara Kolinsky, P.A., engaged in professional misconduct by repeatedly violating her New Hampshire Physician Health Program ("PHP") contract and by violating Board orders. Subsequent to an adjudicatory hearing, Ms. Kolinsky's license to practice medicine as a Physician's Assistant is revoked effective February 7, 2006.
  • Frank O. Warren, III, M.D., Manchester, NH
    • 02/08/2006 - Dr. Frank Warren III, entered into a Voluntary Surrender of License pending disciplinary action. Dr. Warren relinquished all rights and privileges to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire and agreed never to seek licensure in this State or any other jurisdiction. The Voluntary Surrender is distributed by the Board as disciplinary action.
  • Joseph E. Nossiff, M.D., Newington, NH
    • 02/15/2006 - The Board of Medicine granted Joseph Nossiff, M.D. a six months Extension to complete the Continuing Medical Education ("CME") requirement of his February 2005 Settlement Agreement.
  • David I. Victor, M.D., Lexington, MA
    • 03/06/2006 - Dr. David I. Victor entered into a Fourth Preliminary Agreement with the Board of Medicine. Dr. Victor shall withdraw from the practice of medicine in the State of New Hampshire. Dr. Victor has agreed that the terms of the first Preliminary Agreement and the practice restrictions outlined therein shall resume should he return to practice and that they shall remain in place until such time as the Massachusetts and New Hampshire Boards issue final orders resolving the allegations of professional misconduct currently pending before the Boards.
    • 07/11/2006 - David I Victor, M.D. Voluntarily Surrendered his license to the New Hampshire Board of Medicine effective July 11, 2006. Dr. Victor engaged in unprofessional conduct with regard to the treatment of three patients. The allegations against Dr. Victor included boundary violations and inappropriate contact during examinations.
  • Michael W. Yushak, M.D., Claremont, NH
    • 03/07/2006 - Michael W. Yushak, M.D., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board had received notification that Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, NH, issued an Emergency Suspension of Dr. Yushak's clinical privileges because of his lack of clinical competence up to the applicable standard of care and because of Dr. Yushak's serious health problems impairing his ability to safely exercise his clinical privileges. Dr. Yushak is reprimanded. Dr. Yushak's license to practice in the area of gynecology and obstetric medicine is restricted to those gynecological and obstetric patients requiring no surgery or only minor gynecological surgery, similar to the obstetric and gynecological medicine practiced by a practitioner of family medicine.
  • Charles C. Canver, M.D., Loudonville, NY
    • 03/10/2006 - Charles C. Canver, M.D., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct has disciplined Dr. Canver because he committed professional misconduct by failing to abide by United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) criteria in procuring organs for his transplant patients. Dr. Canver failed to appropriately assess and communicate the life expectancy of several patients resulting in inaccurate reports to UNOS. The reciprocal action taken by the New Hampshire Board of Medicine prohibits Dr. Canver from having any association with or participating in an organ transplant program as an administrator, physician, surgeon or any other position or title. Dr. Canver must abide by all other conditions place upon him by the New York State Board as stated in the Consent Agreement and Order.
  • James M. Schmitz, M.D., Temple, TX
    • 04/11/2006 - James Schmitz, M.D., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board received information that on May 26, 1998, Dr. Schmitz was scheduled to perform a cardiac catheterization of a patient and but attended a department of medicine meeting at the hospital at the time at which the procedure was scheduled. Dr. Schmitz was unable to perform the procedure for the patient because the catheterization laboratory was scheduled for other procedures at the time he returned from the meeting. Dr. Schmitz is reprimanded. Dr. Schmitz has successfully attended and competed a program entitled Health for Healer at the University of Alabama in February 2003. Dr. Schmitz' New Hampshire license expired on July 30, 2005 and he is currently practicing in Texas.
  • Dennis L. Swartout, M.D., Westmoreland, NH
    • 04/11/2006 - Dennis L. Swartout, M.D., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board of Medicine conducted an investigation and obtained information regarding two visits of a patient on consecutive days, wherein no vital signs were taken, no testing was ordered, and the medical record was inadequate. The evidence obtained showed that Dr. Swartout engaged in unprofessional conduct and failed to maintain adequate medical record documentation. Dr. Swartout is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,000. Dr. Swartout is required to participate in an additional six (6) hours of continuing medical education concerning medical records and conducting adequate patient history and physical examinations.
  • William J. Monafo, M.D., Peterborough, NH
    • 06/12/2006 - William J. Monafo, M.D., Voluntarily Surrendered his license to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire. Dr. Monafo committed misconduct in the State of Massachusetts by breaching the physician/patient relationship. The Board of Medicine has taken reciprocal disciplinary action.
  • Timothy D. Brown, M.D., Sherborn, MA
    • 07/11/2006 - Timothy D. Brown, M.D., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine for professional misconduct. On or about July 22, 2005, Dr. Brown left the operating room at Boston Medical Center while a medical procedure was ongoing, in order to deliver a lecture at an adjacent building, and failed to be immediately available as needed to assist with the continuation of the surgery. Dr. Brown's license to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire is indefinitely suspended pursuant to the same terms and conditions set forth in the Statement of Allegations, Consent Order and Probation Agreement issued by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine on November 16, 2005. The suspension is stayed immediately upon providing proof to the Board of his entry into a full compliance with the Consent Order and Probation Agreement.
  • Eileen C. Golden, M.D., Hudson, OH
    • 07/11/2006 - Eileen C. Golden, M.D., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine for professional misconduct. Dr. Golden is reprimanded. Dr. Golden is required to participate in an accredited review program for fetal monitoring within one year.
  • Terry Bennett, M.D., Rochester, NH
    • 08/04/2006 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order, to dismiss the adjudicatory/disciplinary proceedings in Docket No. 05-03 regarding Dr. Terry Bennett, pursuant to the June 30, 3006 Superior Court order enjoining the Board from prosecuting Dr. Bennett as a result of the complaints in Docket No. 05-03.
  • Jason S. Henderson, D.O., Berwick, ME
    • 09/11/2006 - The Board of Medicine Denied a Request for License Reinstatement from Jason Henderson, D.O. The Board finds that Dr. Henderson is not in compliance with his Consent Decree dated June 14, 2004.
  • Sankar N. Banerjee, M.D., Cambridge, MA
    • 09/11/2006 - The Board of Medicine confirmed its Denial of Sankar Banerjee M.D.'s request to reinstate his license. The Board finds that Dr. Banerjee did not submit the appropriate verification for compliance demonstrating that he has satisfactorily remediated all the areas of deficiency noted in the CPEP report of June 28, 2004; and the remediation required by the Board in October 18, 2005 Order or the February 7, 2005 Order. Therefore, the Board denied Dr. Banerjee's request for reconsideration.
  • Christopher G. Carter, P.A., Bedford, NH
    • 09/12/2006 - Christopher Carter, P.A., entered into a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions with the Board of Medicine. Mr. Carter has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. He has contracted with the NH PHP and voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire or in any other state where he may hold a license to practice medicine until further order of the Board and written recommendation of the Director of the NH PHP.
  • David M. Kessner, M.D., Kittery Point, ME
    • 09/12/2006 - The Board of Medicine accepted a Voluntary Surrender of License from David M. Kessner, M.D., Before the Board are allegations that Dr. Kessner failed to maintain an appropriate physician/patient relationship. Dr. Kessner has undergone a psychological and psychiatric assessment that led him to retire from the practice of medicine.
  • Stephen J. McColgan, M.D., Long Beach, CA
    • 10/09/2006 - The Board of Medicine issued a Settlement Agreement for Stephen J. McColgan, M.D. The Medical Board of California, Division of Medical Quality, issued a final administrative order regarding the disposition of disciplinary matters relating to repeated negligence, incompetence, violation of drug statutes, and failure to maintain adequate records during the treatment of his ex-wife and of his minor child. Accordingly, the New Hampshire Board has taken reciprocal action. Dr. McColgan is reprimanded and shall provide documentation to the New Hampshire Board of his compliance with the terms of the California Board's order no later than August 21, 2007.
  • Romauld N. Sluyters, M.D., Bedford, NH
    • 11/3/2006 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Romuald N. Sluyters, M.D. The Board received information that Dr. Sluyters was engaged in a consensual sexual relationship with Patient A. On July 7, 2005, the Board issued an Order of Emergency Suspension. Dr. Sluyters is reprimanded and his license is suspended for a period of five years. Dr. Sluyters shall provide the Board with a copy of the Professional Renewal Center's recommendations and shall contract with the NH PHP for a period of five years. Dr. Sluyters is assessed an administrative fine of $1,500.00.
  • Fathi El-Kurd, M.D., Bedford, NH
    • 11/03/2006 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Fathi A. El-Kurd, M.D. The Board received information that Dr. El-Kurd's practice of medicine has fallen below the standard of care when he practiced outside the scope of his specialty in surgery. Dr. El-Kurd agrees to limit his practice to his specialties of general and vascular surgery; to maintain a list of all patients seen on a weekly basis; and to attend one continuing medical education course listed in the Agreement.
  • Heather Mudgett, P.A., Pembroke, NH
    • 11/03/2006 - The Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement for Heather Mudgett, P.A. The Board received information that Ms. Mudgett had written Schedule II controlled prescriptions for family members. Ms. Mudgett is reprimanded and her license is suspended for a period of one year. Ms Mudgett must participate in programs of continuing medical education in the following areas: 1) controlled substance prescribing course; and 2) professional boundary course or counseling at a facility that specializes in maintaining professional boundaries.

2005

  • Noboru Murakami, M.D., Gilford, NH
    • 01/10/2005 - The Board of Medicine entered into a Settlement Agreement with Dr. Murakami for professional misconduct regarding medical record keeping. Dr. Murakami is Reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of two thousand dollars. Dr. Murakami is required to take a risk management course that covers medical documentation as approved by Lake Regional General Hospital.
  • James S. Jealous, D.O., North Woodstock, NH
    • 02/03/2005 - The Board of Medicine issued a Consent Order for Dr. James S. Jealous. Respondent's license to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire is permanently revoked. On or between March 2002 and December 2002, Respondent provided osteopathic medical treatment to a patient at his home office in Easton, NH. Respondent treated the patient approximately eight times. Treatment lasted from forty-five minutes to two hours. Respondent did not maintain detailed or adequate medical reports of his treatment of the patient. Respondent was unable to provide any medical records for the patient upon the Board's request. After December 1, 2002, Respondent engaged in a personal relationship with the patient which after a time included sexual contact.
  • Joseph E. Nossiff, M.D., Newington, NH
    • 02/07/2005 - The Board of Medicine entered into a Settlement Agreement with Dr. Joseph E. Nossiff. The Board was made aware of a claim filed against the respondent for an alleged delay in diagnosis of melanoma. The Board found that Dr. Nossiff violated RSA 329:17,VI(d). Dr. Nossiff is reprimanded. Dr. Nossiff is required to participate in an additional 20 hours of continuing medical education; some portion of the hours must include the recognition of and procedures for diagnosis of melanomas and pathological screening practices.
  • Richard K. Hacker, M.D., Peterborough, NH
    • 06/03/2005 - The Board issued an Order Lifting Restriction of License. The Board finds that Dr. Hacker has complied with all provisions of the August 11, 2003 Settlement Agreement and finds that it is appropriate to lift the restrictions of his license at this time.
  • Andrew Horrigan, M.D., White River Junction. VT
    • 06/06/2005 - The Board of Medicine entered into a Settlement Agreement with Dr. Horrigan. The Board found that Dr. Horrigan was suspended from a residential training program for self-prescribing under a false name. Dr. Horrigan is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,500.00. His license is suspended for a period of three months and shall immediately enter into the PHP program.
    • 08/17/2005 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order Lifting Suspension of License. Andrew Horrigan, M.D., has complied with all relevant provisions of the June 6, 2005 Settlement Agreement regarding lifting the suspension of his resident training license in New Hampshire. All other provisions of the June 6, 2005 Settlement Agreement remain in effect.
  • Michael S. Huffman, M.D. Hollis, NH
    • 06/06/2005 - Dr. Huffman entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board received information relating to Dr. Huffman's prescribing practices, professional conduct and manner of speaking during office visits, his personal health concerns and his practice relating to providing medical treatment records to patients and former patients. Dr. Huffman is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,000.00, which is suspended for a period of two years provided he complies with all conditions of the Settlement Agreement. His medical and health care shall be monitored by the Board. Dr. Huffman is also required to participate in a program of 20 hours of continuing medical education in the areas of prescribing practices, chronic pain management, medical practice, and ethics.
  • David J. Schopick, M.D., Portsmouth, NH
    • 06/06/2005 - Dr. Schopick entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. Dr. Schopick engaged in unprofessional misconduct by his failure to maintain an appropriate physician/patient boundary and by his failure to maintain appropriate treatment records. Dr. Schopick is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of 1,000.00. He is required to engage in supervision meetings with a board certified psychiatrist for a period of one year. Dr Schopick is required to participate in 40 hours of continuing medical education, with 20 hours related to establishing appropriate boundaries and avoiding boundary violations in the physician/patient relationship and 20 hours of which relates to the area of diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder.
  • William J. Monafo, M.D., Peterborough, NH
    • 06/06/2005 - Dr. Monafo entered into a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions with the Board of Medicine. Professional misconduct allegations are pending before the New Hampshire Board and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. Dr. Monafo had entered into a voluntary agreement with the Massachusetts Board not to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Dr. Monafo agrees to abide by the same restriction on his practice of medicine in the State of New Hampshire. This restriction shall remain in place until Massachusetts and New Hampshire issue administratively final orders resolving pending allegations.
  • Douglas R. Howard, M.D., Melrose, MA
    • 06/06/2005 - Dr. Howard entered into a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions with the Board of Medicine. Professional misconduct allegations are pending before the NH Board and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. Dr. Howard voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire based upon the allegations of misconduct connected with his arrest in the commonwealth of Massachusetts for possession and sale of the controlled drug, Oxycontin. This restriction shall remain in place until Massachusetts and New Hampshire issue administratively final orders resolving pending allegations.
  • Romauld N. Sluyters, M.D., Bedford, NH
    • 07/07/2005 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency License Suspension and Notice of Hearing to Dr. Romauld N. Sluyters, M.D. The Board has received information alleging that Dr. Sluyters engaged in a romantic and sexual relationship with a patient, and that he created inaccurate medical documentation relating to said patient. The Board has voted that these allegations warrant the temporary suspension of Dr. Sluyters' license to practice medicine pending a hearing on whether permanent and/or temporary disciplinary sanctions should be imposed.
  • Souhail A. Asfouri, M.D., Dephne, AL
    • 07/11/2005 - Dr. Souhail A. Asfouri, M.D., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board finds that Dr. Asfouri altered a patient's pre-operative medical records after surgery. Dr. Asfouri is reprimanded.
  • Richard B. Hawkins, M.D., Hollis, NH
    • 07/11/2005 - Dr. Richard B. Hawkins, M.D., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine revoked Dr. Hawkins' Massachusetts license after finding that Dr. Hawkins engaged in sexual misconduct with two female patients. The New Hampshire Board of Medicine is imposing reciprocal disciplinary action. Dr. Hawkins license is revoked.
  • Herb T. Meyer, D.O., Danville, NH
    • 07/12/2005 - Dr. Herb T. Meyer, D.O., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board received information relating to his prescribing practices and medical treatment record maintenance. Dr. Meyer shall participate in a global assessment of his ability and skills as a physician by the Center for Personalized Education for Physicians and he shall comply with any measures as CPEP may recommend to him.
  • Alan M. Stein, M.D., Hooksett, NH
    • 07/12/2005 - Dr. Alan Stein, M.D., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board received information relating to allegations of professional misconduct in the performance of a sigmoidoscopy. Dr. Stein is reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $1,000.00. Dr. Stein is also required to participate in a program of 20 additional hours of continuing medical education in the areas of diagnosis of colon cancer and appropriate use of colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy as diagnostic tools.
  • Moo K. Kim, M.D., Framingham, MA
    • 07/12/2005 - Dr Moo K. Kim, M.D., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. Dr. Kim was convicted of two felony charges and one misdemeanor charge relating to indecent assault and battery of a female patient. Dr. Kim's license to practice medicine in the state of New Hampshire is indefinitely suspended pursuant to the same terms and conditions set forth in the "Statement of Allegation, Consent Order and Probation Agreement" issued by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine.
  • Donald R. McGee, M.D., Seabrook, NH
    • 07/22/2005 - Donald R. McGee, M.D., entered into a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions. Dr McGee voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine, not to write prescriptions, and not to treat or see patients in the State of New Hampshire until such time as he has contracted with the New Hampshire Physician's Health Program.
  • Greg R. Thompson, M.D., Plaistow, NH
    • 08/09/2005 - Greg R. Thompson, M.D., entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board received information relating to Dr. Thompson's prescription practices and documentation thereof. Dr. Thompson is reprimanded and his license to practice medicine is restricted to the practice of general psychiatry, not to include the treatment of chronic pain.
  • David M. Cheney, M.D., Baxley, GA
    • 08/17/2005 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order Lifting Restrictions on Laparoscipic Surgery. David M. Cheney. M.D., has complied with the provisions of the January 15, 2004 Settlement Agreement in regards to laparoscopic surgery and finds that it is appropriate to lift the restriction at this time. The restriction on Dr. Cheney's license with regard to colonoscopies shall continue until further order of the Board.
  • David I. Victor, M.D., Lexington, MA
    • 09/15/2005 - David I. Victor, M.D., entered into a Second Preliminary Agreement with the Board of Medicine. Dr. Victor shall withdraw from the practice of medicine in the State of New Hampshire for 93 days effective August 8, 2005. Dr. Victor has agreed that the terms of the first Preliminary Agreement and the practice restrictions outlined therein shall resume should he return to practice in November of 2005 and that they shall remain in place until such time as the Massachusetts and New Hampshire Boards issue final orders resolving the allegations of professional misconduct currently pending before the Boards.
    • 12/15/2005 - Dr. David I. Victor entered into a Third Preliminary Agreement with the Board of Medicine. Dr. Victor shall withdraw from the practice of medicine in the State of New Hampshire until January 18, 2006. Dr. Victor has agreed that the terms of the first Preliminary Agreement and the practice restrictions outlined therein shall resume should he return to practice in January 2006 and that they shall remain in place until such time as the Massachusetts and New Hampshire Boards issue final orders resolving the allegations of professional misconduct currently pending before the Boards.
  • Sankar N. Banerjee, M.D.
    • 10/18/2005 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order Denying Second Application for License Reinstatement to Sankar Banerjee, M.D. The Board found, among other findings, that Dr. Banerjee has not met his burden under Med Rule 301.04(e) to persuade the Board that actions which were the basis for the original disciplinary action have been satisfactorily remediated or that he has met all the competency requirements of an applicant for initial licensure.
  • Peter Loeser, M.D., Concord, NH
    • 12/13/2005 - Dr. Peter Loeser entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board received information from Dr. Loeser that he had been arrested and charged with sexual assault. Dr. Loeser is reprimanded. Dr. Loeser's license is suspended for a period of five years; the suspension commenced on August 26, 2004 (dated of Order of Emergency Suspension). Dr. Loeser shall obtain a psychological evaluation on boundary issues and general mental health within 90 days. Dr. Loeser is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $3,000.
  • Henry A. Lewis, M.D., Santa Fe, NM
    • 12/13/2005 - Dr. Henry Lewis entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board received a copy of a Consent Decree and Order containing Dr. Lewis' agreement to pay a civil fine without an admission of liability in response to the federal government's investigation of Medicare payments made to Dr. Lewis' medical practice as reimbursement for the medications Lupron and Zolodex. Dr. Lewis failed to indicate, as required on his license renewal application, that he had been the 'subject of an investigation.' Dr. Lewis is reprimanded.
  • Erol Onel, M.D., Boston, MA
    • 12/13/2005 - Dr. Erol Onel entered into a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions. Dr. Onel recognizes that professional misconduct allegations are now pending against him before the NH Board and the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. Dr. Onel voluntarily agrees not to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Massachusetts and the New Hampshire Boards issue administratively final orders resolving the allegations of professional misconduct currently pending before the Boards.

2004

  • David S. Chase, M.D., Shelburne, VT
    • 01/13/2004 - David S. Chase entered into an Agreement to Relinquish Right to Practice Medicine in the State of New Hampshire on January 12th with the Board of Medicine. Dr. Chase recognizes that professional misconduct allegations are now pending against him before the New Hampshire Board of Medicine and the State of Vermont Board of Medical Practice, therefore, he voluntarily agrees not to engage in the practice of medicine in the State of New Hampshire until such time as the Vermont Board issued an administratively final order resolving those issues currently pending before the Vermont Board.
  • Theodore Lindauer, M.D., Exeter, NH
    • 01/13/2004 - The Board approved a Settlement Agreement with Dr. Theodore Lindauer, whereby Dr. Lindauer is reprimanded and his license to practice in the area of substance abuse is restricted until he has completed 80 hours of continuing medical education in the assessment and treatment of substance abuse.
  • David M. Cheney, M.D., Ludowici, GA
    • 01/15/2004 - The Board of Medicine entered into a Settlement Agreement with David M. Cheney, M.D. Dr. Cheney is reprimanded and must meaningfully participate in and complete a behavioral intervention course. He must complete this coursework within one year of the date of the Settlement Agreement. For a minimum period of one year the respondent shall engage in laparoscopic surgical intervention only while under the supervision of a Board Certified surgeon and engage in colonoscopy only under the supervision of a Board Certified surgeon or Board Certified gastroenterologist.
  • Robert P. Cipro, M.D., North Andover, MA
    • 01/16/2004 - The Board accepted Dr. Robert P. Cipro's voluntary surrender of his New Hampshire medical license due to reciprocal disciplinary action taken by the Massachusetts Board for professional misconduct in the practice of medicine.
  • Mark K. Detweiler, M.D., Londonderry, NH
    • 12/13/2000 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand. Unprofessional behavior towards a colleague.
    • 02/10/2004 - Mark K. Detweiler, M. D. entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. Respondent is Reprimanded for the sale of health related products at a profit directly to his patient without offering an alternative source for the product. Dr. Detweiler is ordered to cease and desist the sale of all health related products from G. I. Whole Health and is assessed an Administrative fine in the amount of four thousand dollars.
  • Jason S. Henderson, D.O., Nashua, NH
    • 02/10/2004 - The Board of Medicine entered into a Settlement Agreement with Jason S. Henderson, D.O. Respondent is opiate dependent. He entered the NHPHP in August of 2003 and signed a contract with NHPHP, which required him to submit to random drug screens. It was reported to the Board of Medicine that the Respondent submitted to a random drug screen that tested positive for butalbital and then again tested positive for tramadol. Dr. Henderson's license to practice medicine is Suspended for a period of six months, commencing November 1, 2003. Respondent shall at his own expense participate in an intensive outpatient substance abuse counseling and treatment program.
    • 03/05/2004 - The Board issued an order approving substance abuse treatment provider. The Board approved Harmony Manchester Treatment Facility as Dr. Henderson's substance abuse treatment provider.
    • 5/12/04 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing. Allegations in support of this order that Dr. Henderson presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the immediate temporary suspension of licensure include the following. Dr Henderson entered into the NHPHP for assistance with his opiate addiction. Dr Henderson tested positive for the controlled substance butalbital, and subsequently tested positive for the controlled drug tramadol in violation of his contract. On December 22, 2003, Dr. Henderson signed a Settlement Agreement, which was issued by the Board of February 10, 2004. On April 1, 2004 Dr. Henderson submitted to a random urinalysis in compliance with the terms of both the Settlement Agreement and the contract. He tested positive for alcohol, which is in violation of his contract. The Board has scheduled a hearing on May 24, 2004.
  • John B. Welch, M.D., Concord, NH
    • 05/03/2001 - Settlement Agreement- Emergency Suspension. Respondent engaged in professional misconduct.
    • 05/25/2001 - Order Continuing Suspension of License.
    • 02/10/2004 - By Consent Decree, the Board of Medicine permanently revoked John B. Welch, M.D. medical license. The respondent was convicted of felony level crimes involving sexual misconduct and witness tampering. He admitted to engaging in sexual intercourse with a second patient.
  • Richard K. Hacker, M.D., Peterborough, NH
    • 08/11/2003 - Settlement Agreement. The Board found that Richard K. Hacker, M.D., engaged in unprofessional conduct by engaging in certain personal behavior with a female patient. By settlement agreement Dr. Hacker's license is suspended for six months, with five months stayed, commencing September 10, 2003. He is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,000.00, license to practice medicine is restricted to a hospital setting for a period of two years. During this period, he shall only provide treatment to female patients while chaperoned by a member of the hospital staff. Dr. Hacker is required to participate in a program of 16 hours of continuing medical education to address the issue of sexual boundaries.
    • 02/17/2004 - The Board issued an order amending the Settlement Agreement with Richard K. Hacker, M.D. dated August 11, 2003. The original order was modified to allow Dr. Hacker to practice in a group practice and under the supervision of the department chairman. He is permitted to perform breast, pelvic, or anal examinations upon female patients while chaperoned by a member of the hospital or group practice staff.
  • Christos A. Koutras, M.D., Concord, NH
    • 03/05/2004 - Dr. Koutras voluntarily surrendered his license because of concerns with his health.
  • Luis F. Flores, M.D., Exeter, NH
    • 03/11/2004 - Dr. Luis Flores entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The respondent is reprimanded and must be supervised for laparoscopic surgeries for at least one year. Dr. Flores has agreed to pay an administrative fine in the amount of $3,500.00 and is required to participate in a Board-approved program of continuing medical education of no less than twenty hours.
    • 06/07/2004 - The Board of Medicine issued an "Order Granting Early Termination of the One-Year Period of Supervision Requirements" Dr. Flores has complied with the terms of the Settlement Agreement that was issued on March 11, 2004 and his license is restored to full and unrestricted status.
  • Mary Ellen Brooks, M.D. Derry, NH
    • 05/07/2004 - The Board of Medicine entered into a Settlement Agreement with Dr. Brooks for professional misconduct whereby Dr. Brooks was reprimanded. Dr. Brooks informed her patient through a nurse of her inability to continue to treat her as her primary care physician and provide her medical care due to the patient's HIV status.
  • Michael J. Murphy, III, M.D., Manchester, NH
    • 05/11/004 - Board of Medicine entered into a Settlement Agreement with Dr. Murphy for professional misconduct. Dr. Murphy is Reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of one thousand dollars. Dr. Murphy has participated in continuing medical education programs in the area of hypertension management, diagnosis and treatment and shall participate and successfully complete the CPEP program entitled "Care Documentation Seminar."
  • Leo L. Maniace, M.D., Bedford, NH
    • 06/08/2004 - The Board of Medicine entered into a Settlement Agreement with Dr. Maniace. Dr. Maniace is reprimanded. He was the anesthesiologist on call when he was asked to respond to the hospital to assist in the care of a patient. He arrived at the Hospital in excess of thirty minutes after receiving the telephone call requesting his services. The standard of care for anesthesiologists required that the on-call anesthesiologist respond within thirty minutes of the time called to administer anesthesia.
  • Serafin C. Anderson, M.D., Wilton, NH
    • 08/13/2004 – Order lifting suspension of license. All Provisions of the November 12, 2003 Settlement Agreement remain in effect.
  • Peter C. Loeser, M.D., Franklin, NH
    • 08/26/2004 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Loeser presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Loeser license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for September 1, 2004.
  • James S. Jealous, D.O., North Woodstock, NH
    • 10/8/2004 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing. The Board has received information indicating that the continued practice of medicine by Dr. Jealous presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Jealous' license to practice medicine pending a hearing that is scheduled for October 15, 2004.
  • Albert M. Ghassemian, M.D., Methuen, MA
    • 10/11/2004 - The Board of Medicine issued a Reciprocal Order of Permanent License Revocation Pursuant to RSA 329:17-c. The Board has received information which indicated that the state of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine issued a Consent Decree which, after making findings of fact and conclusions of law, revoked Dr. Ghassemian's inchoate right to renew his license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Dr Ghassemian did not appear for the hearing scheduled on September 1, 2004. The New Hampshire Board finds that it is authorized to impose sanctions upon Dr. Ghassemian's New Hampshire medical license similar to that imposed in Massachusetts. Dr. Ghassemian's right to practice medicine in New Hampshire is permanently revoked.
  • Genesio W. Biesek, M.D., Bedford, NH
    • 10/12/2004 - The Board of Medicine entered into a Settlement Agreement with Dr. Biesek for professional misconduct regarding medical record keeping. Dr. Biesek is Reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of one thousand dollars. Dr. Biesek is required to participate in 20 hours of continuing medical education in the area of internal medicine, specifically diagnostic testing and treatment of colorectal cancer, physical examination and proper medical documentation.
  • Josephine M. Meador, M.D., Bedford, NH
    • 10/12/2004 - The Board of Medicine entered into a Settlement Agreement with Dr. Meador to resolve professional misconduct and reciprocal discipline proceedings arising from discipline imposed by the State of Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine. Dr. Meador admitted that she was chemically dependent while practicing in New Hampshire. She was addicted to opiates and wrote fraudulent prescriptions. In May 2003 she detoxed herself and entered in 12 step program. The Board ordered and respondent agreed to abide by the terms and conditions of the Maine Board Licensure in Medicine consent agreement. In the event she seeks to reinstate her lapsed New Hampshire license, she shall comply with any additional conditions mandated by the Board at that time.
  • Marcos B. Manning, M.D., Dover, NH
    • 11/4/2004 - The Board of Medicine issued a Final Order on Request for License Renewal. The Board finds that Dr. Manning had sufficient notice and opportunity to be heard on the conditional denial of his license renewal and that Dr. Manning violated his obligation to provide complete and accurate information on his renewal application, and committed unethical acts for which discipline could be imposed under RSA 329:17, VI as detailed in the Order for Conditional Denial. The denial of his September 17, 2003 request to renew his license to practice medicine in New Hampshire is now final.
  • David I. Victor, M.D., Salem, NH
    • 11/5/2004 - Dr. Victor entered into a Preliminary Agreement with the New Hampshire Board as follows: He recognizes that professional misconduct allegations are now pending against him before the New Hampshire Board and the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. He hereby voluntarily agrees to abide by certain practice restrictions during his practice of medicine in the state of NH until such time as the Massachusetts Board and the New Hampshire Board issue final orders resolving allegations of professional misconduct against him. He agrees to physically examine all female patients only in the presence of a female chaperone. He will provide all female patients with a johnny to wear when a physical examination requiring the patient to disrobe is necessary.
  • Stephen M. Zappala, M.D., Andover, MA
    • 11/05/2004 - Dr. Zappala entered into a Consent Decree with the Board of Medicine for reciprocal discipline in the form of a reprimand. On or about May 19, 2004, the Mass. Board issued a Consent Order admonishing Respondent for unprofessional conduct, which had occurred on September 21, 2000. Dr. Zappala left the operation room without explanation before completion of his portion of an on going surgery.

2003

  • Mark L. Timmerman, M.D., Merrimack, NH
    • 01/17/2003 - Settlement Agreement between the parties, the Board found Dr. Timmerman committed repeated negligence and displayed a pattern of behavior which fell below the expected level of competence in his care and treatment of one patient's hypertension and hyperthyroidism over the course of several years. Reprimand, 15 hours of continuing medical education in diagnosis and treatment of hypertension and hyperthyroidism; and administrative fine of $500.00.
  • Gregory M. Lynch, M.D., Derry, NH
    • 03/21/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand. Delay in a Cesarean section causing baby to be born in a vegetative state and, eventually, die.
    • 03/18/2002 - Order Amending Settlement Agreement. Replace paragraph 7(B) of the Settlement Agreement to read "The Respondent ceased practicing obstetrics in October of 1999. This was a voluntary decision on his part, and was made with the intention that it be permanent, with no intention to resume the practice of obstetrics at any time. The Respondent hereby affirms to the Board that he is not, and will not, be practicing obstetrics. Any deviation from this affirmation may be grounds for further discipline." 3/24/03 - Integrated Settlement Agreement. Board voted to combine 03/21/2001 "Settlement Agreement" and 03/18/2002 "Order Amending Settlement Agreement".
  • Peter B. Hope, M.D., Moultonborough, NH
    • 05/01/2002 - Emergency Suspension. Alleged sexual relations with a patient.
    • 03/07/2003 - Consent Decree. Sexual misconduct in the practice of medicine and non-sexual contact with a patient perceived as leading to sexual contact. Revocation. Prohibition of future application for medical licensure in New Hampshire or any other state. Establishment of system and process for lawful discharge of duties related to patient medical records.
  • Thomas L. Meyer, M.D., Rochester, NH
    • 02/12/1992 - Order. Licensee reprimanded and restrictions placed on license based on allegation of unprofessional conduct. Restrictions include a requirement for treatment of female patients only when a nurse or other female attendant is present in the outer office, continuing medical education on transference and counter-transference and supervision of his practice.
    • 02/18/1993 - Amendment to Disciplinary Order. Dr. Meyer's petition was granted with regard to the elimination of the ongoing psychotherapy requirement and the 02/12/1992 order was modified to delete Paragraph II-C.
    • 12/31/1997 - Recommended Decision. Hearing officer recommends that, following a 60-day transition period, Dr. Meyer's license be restricted to preclude any psychotherapy or other treatment of private patients which is not supervised by another psychiatrist.
    • 04/08/1998 - Decision and Order. Based on allegations of unprofessional conduct in the treatment of 2 female patients, license restricted to require supervision of all treatment of female psychotherapy patients.
    • 05/08/2001 - Order of the Board- Motion to Terminate Supervision. Motion denied.
    • 08/08/2001 - Order of the Board - Motion for Reconsideration of Denial of Motion to Terminate Supervision. Motion denied.
    • 05/07/2002 - Order of the Board - Motion to Remove Restriction on License. Motion denied.
    • 03/28/2003 - Order Removing Restrictions. Full and unrestricted license.
  • Jeffrey Haines, M.D., Sunapee, NH
    • 04/04/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimanded. Respondent violated the boundaries of the doctor/patient relationship.
    • 04/04/2003 - Order Approving Psychiatrist in accordance with the April 9, 2001 Settlement Agreement.
    • 04/16/2003 - Board issued an Errata.
    • 07/08/2003 - Order Removing Restrictions. Full and unrestricted license.
  • Matthew V. Hopkins, M.D., Enfield, NH
    • 05/08/2003 - Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing was issued. Allegations in support of order included: issuance of prescriptions to individuals for Adderall 20mg. knowing that the individuals were names of fictitious patients; accepting filled prescriptions issued to fictitious patients, thereby taking possession of the Schedule II controlled substance by fraud and or deceit: improperly dispensing Adderall to his spouse; and failing to submit only truthful and correct information to the Board. The Board has scheduled a hearing on May 15, 2003.
    • 05/14/2003- Order Granting Continuance of the Hearing until July 2, 2003. License shall remain suspended for 120 days from the date of the Order of Emergency Suspension, or until further order of the Board, whichever is sooner.
  • Harry K. Wisner, M.D., Hanover, NH
    • 05/19/2003 - Consent Order issued by the Board. Dr. Wisner agreed to and was granted a restricted license to practice medicine in New Hampshire with respect to the practice of surgery. Dr. Wisner shall practice only as an assistant in surgery and shall not be the primary surgeon in any surgical case.
  • Bertrand P. Cole, D.O., North Hampton, NH
    • 06/11/2003 - By settlement agreement, Dr. Cole was reprimanded, administered a $500 fine, and agreed to take a pharmacy jurisprudence examination. The Board found he had committed unprofessional conduct by prescribing narcotic drugs to two patients without recording that he had conducted an appropriate physical examination or obtained an appropriate history, by prescribing increasing amounts of narcotic drugs to the patients without recording the dosage in the medical records or documenting a rational for the increase, by not enforcing the patients' pain contract, and by issuing prescriptions to the patients that exceeded his own documented dosage.
  • Jehangir S. Vazifdar, M.D., Meredith, NH
    • 11/13/2002 - Settlement Agreement. Licensee's license to prescribe Schedule II drugs is restricted. Licensee is not restricted from prescribing Schedule III, IV and V drugs. Restriction in place until further order of the Board. Licensee shall take and successfully pass the New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination within 90 days of effective date of settlement agreement; within six months of the effective date of the settlement agreement, licensee shall attend and complete the Intensive Course in Controlled Substance Management at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, or reasonable substitute approved by the Board. This course shall be in addition to any continuing education requirements for licensure.
    • 07/08/2003 - Order Removing Restrictions. Full and unrestricted license.
  • Barbara Kolinsky, Berlin, NH
    • 02/13/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand. Habitual user of alcohol.
    • 11/14/2002 - Settlement Agreement on basis of relapse of substance abuse. The licensee is reprimanded. Licensee shall continue to participate in the Physician's Health Program, under supervision of Sally Garhart, M.D., or her successor, for a period of (5) years from the effective date of this settlement agreement. During this time the terms of licensees PHP contract shall include, at a minimum, participation in support groups, psychotherapy or counseling, random urine and breath monitoring, monthly contact with PHP and clinical supervision and monitoring by a registered physician. She shall also maintain a record of her compliance with these terms to include dates and the name of the person(s) who can verify her compliance.
    • 08/06/2003 - Decision & Order. Licensee engaged in unprofessional conduct and violated statute regarding habitual use of intoxicants, by failing to abstain from mood changing chemicals, including alcohol and Xanax not prescribed by her physician, psychiatrist or approved by the PHP and testing positive in violation of her PHP contract and providing false information to the PHP. Her physician assistant license is suspended for one year subject to the conditions specified in the Order. She may petition the Board to stay six months of the suspension if she demonstrates successful compliance with conditions, including participation in designated treatment programs.
  • Serafin C. Anderson, M.D., Wilton, NH
    • 08/06/2003 - By consent decree, the Board of Medicine temporarily suspended the license of Serafin Anderson, M.D. to practice medicine pending further proceedings. Respondent is currently hospitalized inasmuch as she is "afflicted with physical disability, insanity, psychiatric disorders, or other disease deemed dangerous to the public health" and is, therefore, incapable of safely practicing medicine.
    • 11/13/2003 - The Board entered into a Settlement Agreement with Dr. Serafin Anderson where by her license is temporarily suspended and she is required to obtain medical treatment. Dr. Anderson was hospitalized with a physical or mental disability or other disease deemed dangerous to the public health. The respondent was, therefore, incapable of safely practicing medicine.
  • Richard K. Hacker, M.D., Keene, NH
    • 08/11/2003 - Settlement Agreement. The Board found that Richard K. Hacker, M.D., engaged in unprofessional conduct by engaging in certain personal behavior with a female patient. By settlement agreement Dr. Hacker's license is suspended for six months, with five months stayed, commencing September 10, 2003. He is assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,000.00, license to practice medicine is restricted to a hospital setting for a period of two years. During this period, he shall only provide treatment to female patients while chaperoned by a member of the hospital staff. Dr. Hacker is required to participate in a program of 16 hours of continuing medical education to address the issue of sexual boundaries.
  • Walter L. Lima, M.D., Manchester, NH
    • 08/28/2003 - By consent decree, the Board of Medicine has suspended the license of Walter Lima, M.D., to practice medicine for no more than one hundred twenty days pending completion of an adjudicatory proceeding. Respondent is currently undergoing testing under the care of a medical provider to evaluate a medical condition that may hamper his ability to competently practice medicine.
    • 9/27/2003 - The Board accepted Dr. Walter L. Lima's voluntary surrender of his New Hampshire medical license due to a medical condition which interferes with his practice of medicine.
  • Greg R. Thompson, M.D., Plaistow, NH
    • 07/03/1997 - Decision and Order. License revoked effective September 2, 1997, based on allegations of sexual misconduct. May reapply for licensure after 4 years.
    • 06/22/1999 - Decision and Order. License revoked.
    • 10/22/1999 - Order of Conditional Approval. Dr. Thompson received a license to practice with conditions.
    • 08/10/2000 - Order for Conditional Approval. License granted with conditions.
    • 07/27/2001 - Order Removing Restrictions. Dr. Thompson's license is a full and unrestricted license.
    • 10/06/2003 - Settlement Agreement. Dr. Thompson was reprimanded and assessed an administrative fine in the amount of one thousand dollars. The Board found that Dr. Thompson has engaged in professional misconduct by failing to maintain adequate medical records. The Board also required Dr. Thompson to participate in the Physician Health Program for a period of five years.
  • Ted E. Hartman, M.D., Barnet, VT
    • 09/09/2003 - Order of Conditional Denial. Dr. Hartman's license was revoked or surrendered in three other jurisdictions. The Board of Medicine found that the violations in South Carolina regarding sexual relations with a patient would, if presented in New Hampshire, be grounds for imposing discipline and therefore, constitutes grounds for denial of a license.
  • Nicola J. Miragliuolo, M.D., Hollis, NH
    • 11/13/2003 - The Board accepted Dr. Nicola Miragliuolo's voluntary surrender of her New Hampshire medical license due to an arrest for driving under the influence and failure to report to Physician's Health Program as required by her contract. She also provided medical care to others while under the influence of alcohol.
  • H. Marc Watzman, M.D., Chicago, IL
    • 12/31/2003 - The Board of Medicine terminated Dr. Watzman Locum Tenens license. The Board was notified on November 13, 2003 that Dr. Watzman's privileges to practice at DHMC had been administratively terminated on October 18, 2003. Because the conditions of practice was limited to DHMC, Dr. Watzman's Locum Tenens license to practice in New Hampshire was terminated, effective October 18, 2003.

2002

  • Ali Ata, M.D., #4994, Manchester, NH
    • 01/07/2002 - Settlement Agreement - The allegations are that he engaged in an inappropriate or offensive manner with female medical staff of CMC, within the context of the hospital and while Dr. Ata was on duty per RSA 329:17,VI(d).
  • Norman W. Crisp, Jr., M.D., Nashua, NH
    • 01/07/2002 - Final Order - Dr. Crisp's license was lapsed and he engaged in the practice of medicine although he was aware his license had lapsed. The Board also finds that he failed to complete his CME requirements necessary for renewal.
  • Rosa Roofeh, M.D., Manchester, NH
    • 01/08/2002 - Reprimand - $1500 fine for dishonest or unprofessional conduct per RSA 329:17(d) relating to fraudulent billing practices and $1500 fine for failure to maintain adequate medical records per RSA 329:17,VI(k).
  • Patricia Grogan, M.D., Keene, NH
    • 01/09/2002 - Decision and Order. The Board received a consent order from the North Carolina Medical Board dated 06/22/2000, which imposed disciplinary sanctions against Dr. Grogan. This arose out of disciplinary proceedings that had commenced in October of 1999, and continued through the June 2000 consent order. The consent order resolved certain boundary issues between Dr. Grogan and her patients. Dr. Grogan was aware of the North Carolina proceedings at the time she filed her 2000 renewal application in New Hampshire, but did not reveal this information. License suspended for a period of 60 days. This suspension shall be stayed for a period of one year.
    • 05/07/2002 - Order Approving Supervisor.
  • Sankar N. Banerjee, M.D., #8871
    • 09/24/1999 - Order of Revocation. License revoked effective 09/02/1999 for providing the Board with inaccurate and incorrect information on his 1999 license renewal application.
    • 05/25/2001 - Order Of Conditional Denial. Applicant must request a hearing to show cause why he should not be denied a license within thirty (30) days. Applicant can reapply for reinstatement at such time as he can provide proof of completing additional training or continuing medical education in the areas in which the applicant has been found deficient.
    • 01/15/2002 - Order - Application for reinstatement of license denied.
  • Gudbjoin Karlsson, M.D., #RT-771
    • 02/13/202 - Settlement Agreement - Inaccurate information provided on initial resident application. Dr. Karlsson did not reveal his alcohol abuse and dependence problems. Licensed suspended for 120 days with 30 days stayed for a period of 5 years. For 5 years, Dr. Karlsson shall participate without interruption in the treatment of his substance abuse. Fined $1,000.
  • Louis J. Nackman, M.D., #9740, Manchester, NH
    • 02/22/2002 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand and $3,000.00 fine. Committed unprofessional conduct in his care of a patient.
  • Walter J. Wrobleski, M.D., Yarmouth, ME
    • 03/08/2002 - Order of Conditional Denial. Locum Tenens License denied. Does not meet requirements. 5/9/02 - Order to Show Cause. Board received a request for a hearing from Dr. Wrobleski and issues this Order to Show Cause.
    • 06/19/2002 - Order. Dr. Wrobleski withdrew his application for Locum Tenens License.
  • Gregory M. Lynch, M.D., #8168, Derry, NH
    • 03/21/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand. Delay in a Cesarean section causing baby to be born in a vegetative state and, eventually, die.
    • 03/18/2002 - Order Amending Settlement Agreement. Replace paragraph 7(B) of the Settlement Agreement to read "The Respondent ceased practicing obstetrics in October of 1999. This was a voluntary decision on his part, and was made with the intention that it be permanent, with no intention to resume the practice of obstetrics at any time. The Respondent hereby affirms to the Board that he is not, and will not, be practicing obstetrics. Any deviation from this affirmation may be grounds for further discipline."
  • Gary E. Welliver, M.D., Wilmington, NC
    • 03/29/2002 - Order of Conditional Denial. Applicant must request a hearing to show cause why he should not be denied a license within thirty (30) days.
  • Ronald G. Donelson, M.D., Hanover, NH
    • 03/29/2002 - Order of Conditional Denial. Applicant must request a hearing to show cause why he should not be denied a license within thirty (30) days.
  • Paul Weinstein, M.D., #10850, North Andover, MA
    • 03/10/2000 - Order. License granted with restrictions to include a monitoring of medical practice for 12 months. He may not practice medicine in an emergency room setting until he is re-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
    • 04/12/2002 - Order Amending Order Dated March 10, 2000. Paragraph A of the Order dated March 10, 2000 was amended to remove the requirement that he be recertified by the ABEM and instead require him to complete the PLAS.
  • Jens H. Lauridsen, M.D., Seabrook, NH
    • 02/07/2000 - Order of Conditional Denial. Application for Locum Tenens License denied. Does not meet requirements.
    • 03/10/2000 - Order. Locum Tenens License denied. Does not meet requirements.
    • 04/19/2002 - Order of Conditional Denial. Applicant must request a hearing to show cause why he should not be denied a license within thirty (30) days.
    • 10/30/2002 - Consent Order. Dr. Lauridsen is granted a restricted license to practice medicine pursuant to RSA 329:14,III. Physician shall not practice emergency medicine, acute care medicine, primary care medicine with institutionalized populations for an indefinite period of time. Physician may practice medicine in the following settings: weight loss clinics, laser hair removal clinics, and setting where his clinical practice is restricted to performing routine physical or evaluations for employment, insurance or workmen's compensation. Physician will not practice medicine in any other setting without first seeking the approval of the New Hampshire Board of Medicine.
  • Peter B. Hope, M.D., #3573, Moultonborough, NH
    • 05/01/2002 - Emergency Suspension. Alleged sexual relations with a patient.
  • Arnold R. Miller M.D., #7358, Laconia, NH,
    • 05/07/2002 - Settlement Agreement. Allegations of professional misconduct. Doctor operated on wrong site and did not inform patient. Reprimanded and fined $500.00.
  • Thomas L. Meyer, M.D., #6953, Rochester, NH
    • 02/12/1992 - Order. Licensee reprimanded and restrictions placed on license based on allegation of unprofessional conduct. Restrictions include a requirement for treatment of female patients only when a nurse or other female attendant is present in the outer office, continuing medical education on transference and counter-transference and supervision of his practice.
    • 02/18/1993 - Amendment to Disciplinary Order. Dr. Meyer's petition was granted with regard to the elimination of the ongoing psychotherapy requirement and the 02/12/1992 order was modified to delete Paragraph II-C.
    • 12/31/1997 - Recommended Decision. Hearing officer recommends that, following a 60-day transition period, Dr. Meyer's license be restricted to preclude any psychotherapy or other treatment of private patients which is not supervised by another psychiatrist.
    • 04/08/1998 - Decision and Order. Based on allegations of unprofessional conduct in the treatment of 2 female patients, license restricted to require supervision of all treatment of female psychotherapy patients.
    • 05/08/2001 - Order of the Board- Motion to Terminate Supervision. Motion denied.
    • 08/08/2001 - Order of the Board - Motion for Reconsideration of Denial of Motion to Terminate Supervision. Motion denied.
    • 05/07/2002 - Order of the Board - Motion to Remove Restriction on License. Motion denied.
  • Dennis S. Badman, M.D., #8928, Sanbornville, NH
    • 05/08/2002 - Settlement Agreement. Allegations of professional misconduct. Inappropriate prescriptive practices. Reprimanded and restricted from prescribing Schedule II drugs until he successfully completes all conditions contained in the agreement, including the New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination and an "Intensive Course in Controlled Substance Management" at Case Western Reserve University.
  • Lawrence R. Jenkyn, M.D., #6517, Lebanon, NH
    • 05/08/2002 - Settlement Agreement. Prescriptive practices and documentation. Stayed suspension. Fine.
  • Deborah A. Glazer, M.D., #7117, Lebanon, NH
    • 05/10/2002 - Settlement Agreement. Professional misconduct. Reprimanded and restricted to labor management only under supervision of a licensed obstetrician until obstetric privileges at APDMH are reinstated. To engage in labor management under supervision at DHMC for a period of 12 months with recommendations from 3 obstetricians.
    • 08/13/2002 - Order Removing Restriction. Dr. Glazer has complied with the terms of the Settlement Agreement and the Board grants Dr. Glazer's request to remove the restrictions set forth in paragraph 6B of the Settlement Agreement.
  • Thomas W. Creighton, M.D., #7213, Bradford, VT
    • 05/14/2002 - Settlement Agreement. Restricted license. Transferred to inactive license. License to remain inactive, until all criteria are met. Dr. Creighton must demonstrate that his medical condition has sufficiently improved, and his substance abuse problem is in control. Dr. Creighton may petition the Board 120 days after effective date of this settlement agreement.
  • Karen L. DeJoe, D.O., #10269, Manchester, NH
    • 06/20/2002 - Order of Conditional Denial. Board denied Dr. DeJoe's renewal application. Dr. DeJoe has until 4:00 P.M., July 19, 2002 to request a hearing.
  • Charles L. Ward, Jr., M.D., #3370, Concord, NH
    • 07/15/2002 - Settlement Agreement. Failed to treat and follow patients with dyslipidemia and to implement or adjust drug therapy in a manner consistent with the standard of care. Required to consult with a physician approved by the Board for a period of at least twelve months, with respect to his treatment of patients with diabetes, dyslipidemia or hypertension. Required to cause consultant to report findings and comments to the Board. Required to attend seminar with a focus on the treatment of hyperlipedemia and diabetes.
  • Bradley N. Libenson, M.D., #10305, Concord, NH
    • 06/10/1998 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted based on action taken in Oregon for unprofessional conduct.
    • 08/12/2002 - Settlement Agreement. Dr. Bradley N. Libenson committed professional misconduct by his failure to abide by the terms of an order issued by the New Hampshire Board of Medicine on June 10, 1998, contrary to RSA 329:117,VI(i).
  • D. Brian Shea, M.D., #9714, Concord, NH
    • 11/09/1994 - Order of Conditional Approval. Training license restricted based on history of substance abuse.
    • 05/01/1996 - Order Granting Application. Full license granted without restrictions.
    • 09/13/2002 - Settlement Agreement. Physician with history of substance abuse suffered a relapse on July 1999. Reprimand, five-year mandatory participation in New Hampshire Medical Society's Physician Health Program; abstain from narcotics and unprescribed mood altering drugs; and prohibition from self-prescribing.
  • Jehangir S. Vazifdar, M.D., Meredith, NH
    • 11/13/2002 - Settlement Agreement. Licensee's license to prescribe Schedule II drugs is restricted. Licensee is not restricted from prescribing Schedule III, IV and V drugs. Restriction in place until further order of the Board. Licensee shall take and successfully pass the New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination within 90 days of effective date of settlement agreement; within six months of the effective date of the settlement agreement, licensee shall attend and complete the Intensive Course in Controlled Substance Management at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, or reasonable substitute approved by the Board. This course shall be in addition to any continuing education requirements for licensure.
  • Barbara Kolinsky, P.A., #0041, Berlin, NH
    • 02/13/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand. Habitual user of alcohol.
    • 11/14/2002 - Settlement Agreement on basis of relapse of substance abuse. The licensee is reprimanded. Licensee shall continue to participate in the Physician's Health Program, under supervision of Sally Garhart, M.D. or her successor, for a period of (5) years from the effective date of this settlement agreement. During this time the terms of licensees PHP contract shall include, at a minimum, participation in support groups, psychotherapy or counseling, random urine and breath monitoring, monthly contact with PHP and clinical supervision and monitoring by a registered physician. She shall also maintain a record of her compliance with these terms to include dates and the name of the person(s) who can verify her compliance.
  • F. John Krolikowski, M.D., #10211, Wellesley, MA
    • 11/14/2002 - Voluntary Surrender of License. Voluntarily surrendered his license in lieu of pending reciprocal disciplinary charges.
  • David M. Freedman, M.D., #6063, Derry, NH
    • 11/14/2002 - Settlement Agreement. Licensee shall contact the Center for Personalized Education for Physicians within (20) days of the effective date of this settlement agreement, for an assessment. Assessment will determine whether licensee shall undergo an education intervention. Within 120 days licensee shall complete and sign the written assessment provided by CPEP and shall cause CPEP to send a final copy to the Board no later than (150) days from the effective date of this Order. If indicated, licensee shall undergo a CPEP intervention plan within (180) days of the effective date of this Order. If applicable, licensee shall cause CPEP to send a copy of the intervention plan to the Board no later than (220) days from the effective date of this Order. Licensee shall successfully complete the intervention activities set out in the intervention plan, including any final evaluation, within the time set out by CPEP, but in no event, more than (2) years from the effective date of this Order, unless otherwise indicated by CPEP.
  • Jonathan S. Weiss, M.D., #7552, Hampstead, NH
    • 12/16/2002 - Decision and Order. Professional misconduct regarding medical record keeping for (6) patients. Fine imposed in amount of $400.00 for each patient medical record, for a total of $2400.00. Fine to be paid within (60) days of the date of order.

2001

  • Geoffrey Lundy, M.D., #9840, Manchester, NH
    • 01/05/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand. Habitual user of alcohol.
    • 11/19/2001 - Order Amending Settlement Agreement - The Board grants Mr. Cunningham's request to change the frequency of Dr. Lundy's psychotherapy or counseling sessions from one time per week to once every other week.
  • Mark E Logan, M.D., #6928, Lebanon,NH
    • 09/23/1999 - Order of Conditional Approval. Granted a training license that allows him to practice only as a Medical Resident in the Pathology Residency Program on the main campus of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon.
    • 01/17/2001 - Order of Conditional Denial of License.
    • 05/16/2001 - Order Of The Board. Final Order Denying License. Appeal has been withdrawn.
    • 07/27/2001 - Dr. Logan requesting a reconsideration of the Board's "Final Order Denying License" in New Hampshire. This request is denied.
  • Joseph Migliore, M.D., #8827, Durham, NH
    • 02/09/2001 - Settlement Agreement - 180 day suspension. Inappropriate prescriptive practices.
  • Benjamin Weinberg, M.D., #10837, Springfield, MA
    • 01/14/2000 - Order of Conditional Approval. License granted with restrictions to include monitoring of substance abuse.
    • 02/09/2001 - Order Amending Agreement. Agreement amended by changing the frequency of random testing from a weekly to a monthly basis.
  • Barbara Kolinsky, P.A., #0041, Berlin, NH
    • 02/13/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand. Habitual user of alcohol.
  • Christopher P. Corcoran, M.D., #6691, Northwood, NH
    • 02/13/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand and 20 hours of CMEs for alleged failure to adhere to an appropriate standard of care in the treatment of one patient.
  • Neil M. Martin, M.D., #7129, Exeter, NH
    • 03/15/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand. Failure to adhere to an appropriate standard of care of a patient.
  • Gregory M. Lynch, M.D., #8168, Derry, NH
    • 03/21/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand. Delay in a Cesarean section causing baby to be born in a vegetative state and, eventually, die.
  • William J. Willitts, M.D., #5855, Manchester, NH
    • 03/18/1999 - Order of Revocation. License revoked pursuant to RSA 161-B:11, IV, failure to comply with a legal order of child support.
    • 02/14/2001 - Reinstatement of License Denied.
    • 04/06/2001 - Motion for Reconsideration Denied.
  • James P. Kartell, M.D., #5263, Andover, MA
    • 03/18/1999 - Settlement Agreement. Voluntarily surrendered his physician's license pending a misconduct investigation from the discharge of a firearm and an alleged homicide therefore.
    • 04/04/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Revoked. Arrested and charged with murder. Later convicted of voluntary manslaughter.
  • Jeffrey Haines, M.D., #7541, Sunapee, NH
    • 04/04/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimanded. Respondent violated the boundaries of the doctor/patient relationship.
  • John B. Welch, M.D., #7422, Concord, NH
    • 05/03/2001 - Settlement Agreement- Emergency Suspension. Respondent engaged in professional misconduct.
    • 05/25/2001 - Order Continuing Suspension of License.
  • Thomas L. Meyer, M.D., #6953, Rochester, NH
    • 02/12/1992 - Order. Licensee reprimanded and restrictions placed on license based on allegation of unprofessional conduct. Restrictions include a requirement for treatment of female patients only when a nurse or other female attendant is present in the outer office, continuing medical education on transference and counter-transference and supervision of his practice.
    • 02/18/1993 - Amendment to Disciplinary Order. Dr. Meyer's petition was granted with regard to the elimination of the ongoing psychotherapy requirement and the 02/12/1992 order was modified to delete Paragraph II-C.
    • 12/31/1997 - Recommended Decision. Hearing officer recommends that, following a 60-day transition period, Dr. Meyer's license be restricted to preclude any psychotherapy or other treatment of private patients which is not supervised by another psychiatrist.
    • 04/08/1998 - Decision and Order. Based on allegations of unprofessional conduct in the treatment of 2 female patients, license restricted to require supervision of all treatment of female psychotherapy patients.
    • 05/08/2001 - Order of the Board- Motion to Terminate Supervision. Motion denied.
    • 08/08/2001 - Order of the Board - Motion for Reconsideration of Denial of Motion to Terminate Supervision. Motion denied.
  • Albert M. Ghassemian, M.D., #9770, Methuen, MA
    • 07/24/2000 - Order for Temporary Suspension of License and Show Cause Hearing. License suspended for 120 days pending Disciplinary Hearing based on action taken by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine.
    • 05/08/2001 - Order Of The Board. License Suspended. The hearing on this matter is scheduled for June 6, 2001. Final decision is pending.
    • 10/31/2001 - Order - Suspension of License. The Board finds that Dr. Ghasemian has demonstrated impaired judgment, impulsivity, inability to think in a flexible manner limiting his ability to integrate new information, a tendency to become overwhelmed when faced with complex and/or ambiguous tasks, and a significant lack of capacity for self which raises a concern as to whether he is capable of continuing to practice medicine in a safe manner. The Board finds that Dr. Ghassemian poses an immediate danger to his patients. These findings are derived from the information received from Massachusetts. The Board further finds that Dr. Ghassemian's behavior, specifically the violent threats he allegedly made against employees of a health care insurer, constitutes unprofessional conduct in violation of RSA 329:17,(d).
  • Deborah A. Nash, P.A., #T-083, Portsmouth, NH
    • 05/24/2001 - Order Terminating Temporary License. Applicant Failed the NCCPA examination, information of Exam results received at the Board on May 22, 2001.
  • Sankar N. Banerjee, M.D., #8871, Exeter, NH
    • 09/24/1999 - Order of Revocation. License revoked effective 09/02/1999 for providing the Board with inaccurate and incorrect information on his 1999 license renewal application.
    • 05/25/2001 - Order Of Conditional Denial. Applicant must request a hearing to show cause why he should not be denied a license within thirty (30) days. Applicant can reapply for reinstatement at such time as he can provide proof of completing additional training or continuing medical education in the areas in which the applicant has been found deficient.
  • James Butler, M.D., #4647, Manchester, NH
    • 05/29/2001 - Order of the Board. Dr. Butler engaged in professional misconduct within the meaning of RSA 329:17,VI(d) by failing to properly read a pathology report and by failing to report the correlation between the neck mass and the cancer found on patient's tongue on two occasions. Dr. Butler engaged in unprofessional conduct within the meaning of RSA 329:VI(d) By divulging privileged medical information.
    • 07/27/2001 - Order Vacating Rulings of Law #3 on the Board's Order of May 30, 2001, which states, "Dr. Butler engaged in unprofessional conduct within the meaning of RSA 329:VI(d) by divulging privileged medical information about P.C. to Mrs. P.C. without the express permission of P.C.
    • 09/11/2001 - Order of the Board. Reprimand. Dr. Butler shall furnish a copy of this Order to any current employer, and state licensing, certification or credentialing authority and to any which he may apply for employment and/or privileges. This must be complied with for a period of twelve (12) months from the effective date of this order.
    • 09/11/2001 - Order Granting Motion To Seal. Motion to Seal is granted. The Board issued an Order dated May 30, 2001, whereby Dr. Butler was required to submit to a complete neurological-psychological test, including an assessment of any cognitive deficits, within ninety (90) days from the date of that Order. Dr. Butler has completed the above mentioned test and submitted the results to the Board for it's review.
  • George J. Bower, M.D., #7676, Milford, NH
    • 06/13/2001 - Settlement Agreement- Reprimanded, 25 Hours of continuing medical education within twelve (12) months of the effective date of agreement. Must submit proof within fourteen (14) days of completion.
  • W. Myric Wood, M.D., #3403, Lebanon, NH
    • 06/15/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Dr. Wood practiced medicine without a valid medical license. Reprimanded, fined $600.00, Board granted Dr. Wood's application for re-instatement of his medical license through 06/30/2002 immediately upon execution of this agreement.
  • Greg R. Thompson, M.D., #6720, Plaistow, NH
    • 07/03/1997 - Decision and Order. License revoked effective September 2, 1997, based on allegations of sexual misconduct. May reapply for licensure after 4 years.
    • 06/22/1999 - Decision and Order. License revoked.
    • 10/22/1999 - Order of Conditional Approval. Dr. Thompson received a license to practice with conditions.
    • 08/10/2000 - Order for Conditional Approval. License granted with conditions.
    • 07/27/2001 - Order Removing Restrictions. Dr. Thompson's license is a full and unrestricted license.
  • Robert D. Yager, M.D., #6752, Nashua, NH
    • 11/3/1992 - Settlement Agreement. Voluntary surrender of license in lieu of formal disciplinary action based on allegations of sexual misconduct.
    • 12/07/1999 Order of Conditional Approval. Application approved subject to conditions.
    • 09/11/2001 - Order Removing Restrictions - The Board issued an Order of Conditional Approval of Dr. Yager's license in December 1999. Dr. Yager has asked for the removal of the remaining restrictions because he has been practicing under supervision since July 2000, has submitted four (4) quarterly reports from the supervision physician and has been in compliance with his agreement. Board granted Dr. Robert Yager's license full and unrestricted.
  • Josefina Pilpil-Arambulo, M.D., #4970, Bedford, NH
    • 09/11/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand, Dr. Pilpil - Arambulo acted unprofessional and in violation of RSA 329:17,VI(d). Dr. Pilpil-Arambulo shall furnish a copy of the Settlement agreement to employer, any state licensing, certification or credentialing authority to which she may apply for employment and/or privileges or to any current employer or credentialing authority. This must be complied with within thirty (30) days and for a period of twelve (12) months from the effective date of this agreement.
  • William T. Larney, M.D., #6484, Nashua, NH
    • 10/11/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand, Failure to properly treat patient.
  • David W. Fagell, M.D., #3576, Lynnfield, MA
    • 10/11/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand. Dr. Fagell committed professional misconduct pursuant to RSA 329: 17,VI(a) in that he knowingly provided false information on renewal applications. Additionally, it is alleged that Dr. Fagell committed unprofessional conduct pursuant to RSA 329:17,VI(d) in that he engaged in dishonest conduct.
    • 11/14/2001 - Order Granting Motion to Clarify and Amend Settlement Agreement.
  • James M. Ballou, III, M.D., #4343, Keene, NH
    • 10/11/2001 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand. Dr. Ballou committed gross negligence in practicing medicine contrary to RSA 329:17,VI d) in his medical treatment of a patient.
  • C. Frederick Lord, M.D., #7175
    • 06/16/1995 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted for 3 years to require monitoring for substance abuse based on voluntary admission to treatment program.
    • 11/19/2001 - Consent Decree -Reciprocal action from Vermont regarding the quality of care rendered by Dr. Lord to eleven surgical and/or orthopedic patients. Fined $1,000.00, Licensed restricted - Dr. Lord shall not provide any surgical care to any patients as a primary surgeon in the State of New Hampshire.
  • Marcos U. Ramos, M.D., #6666, Gilford, NH
    • 03/04/1999 - Order for Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing. License suspended up to 120 days pending hearing to determine whether Dr. Ramos has engaged in professional misconduct.
    • 04/27/1999 - Order on Continuance. License remains suspended pending completion of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine proceedings.
    • 11/14/2001 - Settlement Agreement - License Revoked. On June 21, 2001, Dr. Ramos was convicted of eleven felony counts of indecent assault and battery in the state of Massachusetts. The crimes were committed in the context of the physician - patient relationship. The victims were patients of Dr. Ramos. Dr. Ramos was sentenced to a prison term of three to five years. He is serving this time at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution, Cedar Junction. While engaging in the activity underlying the criminal convictions, as described above, the Respondent violated the provisions of RSA 329:17,VI(d) and (j).

2000

  • John S. Mitchell, M.D., #7446, Salem, NH
    • 01/07/2000 - Settlement Agreement. Reprimand for boundary violation with a patient.
  • Benjamin Weinberg, M.D., #10837, Springfield, MA
    • 01/14/2000 - Order of Conditional Approval. License granted with restrictions to include monitoring of substance abuse.
  • Harry L. Bush, M.D., Hasting-on-Hudson, NY
    • 02/17/2000 - Order of Conditional Denial. License denied based on action taken by the New York Board.
  • Paul Weinstein, M.D., #10850, North Andover, MA
    • 03/10/2000 - Order. License granted with restrictions to include a monitoring of medical practice for 12 months. He may not practice medicine in an emergency room setting until he is re-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
  • Jens Lauridsen, M.D., Andover, MA
    • 02/07/2000 - Order of Conditional Denial. Application for Locum Tenens License denied. Does not meet requirements.
    • 03/10/2000 - Order. Locum Tenens License denied. Does not meet requirements.
  • Carl S. Giffin, M.D., #10851, Exeter, NH
    • 03/10/2000 - Order of Conditional Approval. License approved with the condition Dr. Giffin pass the American Board of Preventive Medicine prior to March 1, 2001.
  • Alan E. Awrich, M.D., #6388
    • 02/17/1997 - Settlement Agreement. License suspended for 30 days and restrictions imposed based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing. Restrictions include passage of state controlled drug law examination, use of duplicate, sequentially numbers prescription blanks and monitoring for substance abuse.
    • 04/05/2000 - Stipulation Amendment/Modification to Settlement Agreement. Paragraph 7.d. and 7.e. are vacated and replaced with new paragraphs 7.d. and 7.e.
  • Jonathan M. Ross, M.D., #6679, Lebanon, NH
    • 04/07/2000 - Settlement Agreement. License suspended for 6 months with a $5,000 fine for unprofessional conduct.
  • Lynn T. Shepler, M.D., Goffstown, NH
    • 04/11/2000 - Order of Denial. Locum Tenens Application denied based on failure to appear at a hearing being held at her request, based on an Order to Show Cause issued by the Board on 01/14/2000.
  • Philip S. Horner, M.D., #9248, Barrington, NH
    • 10/26/1999 - Stipulation as to Voluntary Temporary Surrender of Medical License. Voluntarily surrendered his license in lieu of the Board seeking an Order of Emergency Suspension until at least April 30, 2000.
    • 06/01/2000 - Voluntary Surrender of License. Voluntarily surrendered license in lieu of the Board pursuing disciplinary action.
  • Peter D. Lundquist, M.D., #9164, Nashua, NH
    • 06/16/2000 - Settlement Agreement. Reprimand and ten hours of CMEs for alleged failure to adhere to an appropriate standard of care in the treatment of one patient.
    • 11/06/2000 - Order Recognizing Compliance with Certain Aspects of Settlement Agreement.
  • William S. Grass, M.D., #10982, Burlington, VT
    • 06/20/2000 - Order of Conditional Approval. License granted with conditions based on action taken by the Vermont Board of Medicine.
  • Albert M. Ghassemian, M.D., #9770, Salem, NH
    • 07/24/2000 - Order for Temporary Suspension of License and Show Cause Hearing. License suspended for 120 days pending Disciplinary Hearing based on action taken by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine.
  • Greg R. Thompson, M.D., #6720
    • 07/3/1997 - Decision and Order. License revoked effective September 2, 1997, based on allegations of sexual misconduct. May reapply for licensure after 4 years.
    • 06/22/1999 - Decision and Order. License revoked.
    • 10/22/1999 - Order of Conditional Approval. Dr. Thompson received a license to practice with conditions.
    • 8/10/2000 - Order for Conditional Approval. License granted with conditions.
  • Michael A. Leone, M.D., #RT-364
    • 08/22/2000 - Order Retroactively Revoking Residency Training License, effective 02/04/1998. Arrested and convicted of a felony related to unauthorized professional use of narcotics while holding a Resident Training License.
    • 09/01/2000 - Errata. This errata adds the docket number to the 08/22/2000 order and corrects the license number indicated on the 08/22/2000 order.
    • 10/11/2000 - Order Upon Reconsideration. Reprimand and Board finds grounds to revoke Dr. Leone's license. Dr. Leone's license expired by its own terms prior to the date of this order.
  • L. Andre Perron, M.D., #3316, Manchester, NH
    • 06/08/1998 - Order of Emergency License Suspension and Notice of Hearing. License suspended for 120 days or until completion of disciplinary hearing on allegations of practicing while impaired by alcohol.
    • 09/11/1998 - Consent Decree. License reinstated effective 10/01/1998 pending compliance with license restrictions to include treatment and monitoring for substance abuse.
    • 09/03/1999 - Order of Denial. Licensee's Petition for Modification of Agreement is denied.
    • 09/01/2000 - Order of Revocation of License. License revoked for failure to comply with a prior Consent Decree, requiring among other things that he abstain from alcohol consumption.
  • Loren A. Landis, M.D.., #9761, Brattleboro, VT
    • 09/08/2000 - Order for Suspension of Medical License effective 09/22/2000. License suspended pending completion of continuing medical education credits required for the June 30, 2000 renewal of license. Physician was granted an extension but failed to meet the September 1, 2000 deadline. License suspended 4:00 PM 09/22/000.
  • Brent Woodfield, M.D., Chatham, MA
    • 10/10/2000 - Decision and Order - Application for medical license denied.
  • Lawrence N. Gray, M.D., #7057, Portsmouth, NH
    • 11/07/2000 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand for acting unprofessionally by performing blepharoplasty laser surgery on the eyelids of a patient without the use of laser safety eyewear resulting in small corneal scars to patient.
  • Suzanne V. Wolanin-Saifi, M.D., #LT-1518, Reading, PA
    • 11/08/2000 - Final Decision and Order Denying Medical License - Failed to pass step 1 of the USMLE exam within three attempts as required by the New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules MED 303.01 (d).
    • 12/15/2000 - Order Denying Medical License - Application for medical license denied.
  • Craig L. Paulshock, M.D., #7465, Celebration, FL
    • 11/14/2000 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand. During the course of a wrongful death lawsuit against the Dr. Paulshock and Atlantic Anesthesia, Dr. Paulshock and his counsel acted negligently by permitting a delay in the delivery of documents to opposing counsel regarding his evaluation of Nurse Anesthetist Jackson, under his supervision, who was responsible for administering medication to the deceased.
  • Mark K. Detweiler, M.D., #6919, Derry, NH
    • 12/13/2000 - Settlement Agreement - Reprimand. Unprofessional behavior towards a colleague.

1999

  • Paul A. Tessier, M.D., #4551, Portsmouth, NH
    • 01/08/1999 - Settlement Agreement. Administrative fine of one thousand dollars and a reprimand for providing false information on his 1997 renewal application.
  • Jeffrey S. Shapiro, M.D., #5867, Hampstead, NH
    • 02/10/1999 - Decision and Order. Professional misconduct involving the financial exploitation of two patients and inappropriate prescribing of controlled medications to two patients; refusal to provide a patient with medical records; and unauthorized disclosure of confidential patient information.
    • 02/17/1999 - Errata. This errata fixes typographical errors which do not affect the substance of the Board's decision.
  • Henry D. Astarjian, M.D., #5447, Nashua, NH
    • 04/08/1998 - Settlement Agreement. License suspended, effective 05/23/1998, for 18 months based on allegations of unprofessional conduct. All but 14 days of the suspension term is stayed pending completion of an ethics course and further continuing education in professional boundaries.
    • 10/13/1998 - Order on Motion for Extension. Request for an extension of the time to complete the ProBE course required in the Settlement Agreement. Motion denied.
    • 12/08/1998 - Order on Motion for Reconsideration. Motion denied.
    • 02/19/1999 - Order. Dr. Astarjian's license is reinstated. The terms and conditions of the Settlement Agreement dated 04/08/1998 remain in effect.
  • Robert B. Myers, M.D., #7883, Nashua, NH
    • 02/20/1999 - Settlement Agreement. License suspended for two months. One-month suspension to be served 03/01/1999 - 3/31/99 and fifty hours continuing medical education for professional misconduct in the quality of care of a patient.
  • Prem L. Jain, M.D., #4128, Dickinson, TX
    • 03/02/1999 - Decision and Order. Restrictions placed on license based on action taken by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
  • Marcos U. Ramos, M.D., #6666, Gilford, NH
    • 03/04/1999 - Order for Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing. License suspended up to 120 days pending hearing to determine whether Dr. Ramos has engaged in professional misconduct.
    • 04/27/1999 - Order on Continuance. License remains suspended pending completion of MA Board of Registration in Medicine proceedings.
  • George E.B. Quinn, M.D., #2496, Farmington, NH
    • 03/09/1999 - Decision and Order. License restricted to prevent Dr. Quinn from administering, distributing, or prescribing scheduled drugs (including authorizing the renewal or refill of any existing prescription). License is suspended until Dr. Quinn has taken and passed the Special Purpose Examination (SPEX) and to file with the Board proof that he has passed the SPEX before April 1, 2000. Dr. Quinn must submit to formal neurological testing and provide the results to the Board for review before April 1, 2000.
  • Robert H. Arbuckle, M.D., #5735, Laconia, NH
    • 03/12/1999 - Settlement Agreement. Reprimand for professional misconduct in the treatment of one patient. 8/5/99 - Emergency Suspension. Temporary suspension pending a hearing on whether permanent disciplinary sanctions should be imposed.
    • 09/07/1999 - Consent Decree. Effective 9/4/99 license reinstated. Must participate in the New Hampshire Physician Health Program administered by the New Hampshire Medical Society.
  • James P. Kartell, M.D., #5263, Nashua, NH
    • 03/18/1999 - Settlement Agreement. Voluntarily surrendered his physician's license pending a misconduct investigation from the discharge of a firearm and an alleged homicide therefore.
  • Fathi A. El-Kurd, M.D., #5793, Bedford, NH
    • 03/18/1999 - Consent Decree. Physician agreed to accept an administrative fine of one thousand dollars and a reprimand for professional misconduct relating to whether a full medical exam had been preformed on a patient.
  • William J. Willitts, M.D., #5855, Manchester, NH
    • 03/18/1999 - Order of Revocation. License revoked pursuant to RSA 161-B:11, IV, failure to comply with a legal order of child support.
  • Laura Kaitz, P.A., #0130, Hopkinton, NH
    • 04/13/1999 – Licensee was reprimanded and issued a $500.00 fine for practicing without a license between January 1, 1999 and at least March 19, 1999.
  • Lieselotte Suskind, M.D., #9609, Haverhill, MA
    • 04/19/1999 - Consent Decree. Reprimand based on action taken by the Massachusetts State Board of Registration in Medicine.
  • Michelle Lackovic, M.D., #8314, Charlestown, NH
    • 04/27/1999 - Settlement Agreement. Reprimand for writing controlled substance prescriptions after her Drug Enforcement Administration registration number had expired.
  • Michael W. Yushak, M.D., #6368, Claremont, NH
    • 05/21/1999 - Settlement Agreement. Restrictions on license, shall not perform category III obstetrical procedures.
  • James G. LoDolce, M.D., #10141, Manlius, NY
    • 05/25/1999 - Consent Decree. Five year stayed suspension based on action taken by the New York State Board for Professional Misconduct.
  • Barbara C. Lohn, M.D., #10124, Lebanon, NH
    • 06/03/1999 - Settlement Agreement. Reprimand for improperly electronically accessing confidential medical information on three individuals, who were not her patients.
  • Greg R. Thompson, M.D., #6720
    • 07/03/1997 - Decision and Order. License revoked effective September 2, 1997, based on allegations of sexual misconduct. May reapply for licensure after 4 years.
    • 06/22/1999 - Decision and Order. License revoked.
    • 10/22/1999 - Order of Conditional Approval. Dr. Thompson received a license to practice with conditions.
  • L. Andre Perron, M.D., #3316, Manchester, NH
    • 06/08/1998 - Order of Emergency License Suspension and Notice of Hearing. License suspended for 120 days or until completion of disciplinary hearing on allegations of practicing while impaired by alcohol.
    • 09/11/1998 - Consent Decree. License reinstated effective 10/1/98 pending compliance with license restrictions to include treatment and monitoring for substance abuse.
    • 09/03/1999 - Order of Denial. Licensee's Petition for Modification of Agreement is denied.
  • Mark Logan, M.D., #RT815, Lebanon, NH
    • 09/23/1999 - Order of Conditional Approval. Granted a training license that allows him to practice only as a Medical Resident in the Pathology Residency Program on the main campus of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon.
  • Sankar N. Banerjee, M.D., #8871, Nashua, NH
    • 09/24/1999 - Order of Revocation. License revoked effective 9/2/99 for providing the Board with inaccurate and incorrect information on his 1999 license renewal application.
  • Bijoy L. Kundu, M.D., #5387, Manchester, NH
    • 09/02/1993 - Settlement Agreement. Based on allegations of improper billing and treatment, license restricted to require continuing medical education in risk management and board review of all patient records on a random basis.
    • 10/08/1999 - Settlement Agreement. Fourteen-month suspension, all but 60 days stayed, minus the three weeks already served. One thousand-dollar fine. Implement practice management policies, training and education in proper billing and medical record documentation.
  • Kevin M. Kendall, M.D., #10774, Freeport, ME
    • 10/6/1999 - Order of Conditional Approval. License granted with the requirement he be monitored for substance abuse.
  • Mark N. Strecker, M.D., #8649, Nashua, NH
    • 10/26/1999 - Decision and Order. License suspended for 36 months with 24 months stayed for professional misconduct by engaging in sexual contact with a female patient.
  • Philip S. Horner, M.D., #9248, Barrington, NH
    • 10/26/1999 - Stipulation as to Voluntary Temporary Surrender of Medical License. Voluntarily surrendered his license in lieu of the Board seeking an Order of Emergency Suspension until at least April 30, 2000.
  • John A. Savoy, M.D., #7695, Lebanon, NH
    • 11/12/1999 - Settlement Agreement. Reprimand for providing privileged medical information to a patient's employer.
  • Roy A. Hepner, M.D., #8082, Somersworth, NH
    • 12/03/1999 Settlement Agreement. Reprimand and five hundred-dollar fine for professional misconduct in the treatment of four patients.
  • Robert D. Yager, M.D., #6752
    • 11/03/1992 - Settlement Agreement. Voluntary surrender of license in lieu of formal disciplinary action based on allegations of sexual misconduct.
    • 12/07/1999 Order of Conditional Approval. Application approved subject to conditions.

1998

  • William D. Morain, M.D., #5582
    • 01/13/1998 - Settlement Agreement. If Dr. Morain seeks and is granted reinstatement his license to practice would be suspended for three months based on allegations of unprofessional conduct.
  • Robert A. Fox, M.D., #10228
    • 01/13/1998 - Order of Conditional Approval. License granted with restrictions to include monitoring of substance abuse.
  • Jamie Smolen, M.D., #6172
    • 06/10/1996 - Order of Conditional Approval. License issued with restrictions to include passage of SPEX, practice to exclude surgery and monitoring by another orthopedic surgeon.
    • 01/13/1998 - Order on Petition to Remove Restrictions. Restrictions removed from license.
  • Brian J. Reilly, M.D., #6198
    • 01/14/1998 - Settlement Agreement. License suspended for 5 years based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing. All but 3 months stayed pending compliance with license restrictions for monitoring of substance abuse.
  • Dennis L. Swartout, M.D., #6038
    • 01/14/1998 - Settlement Agreement. License suspended for 5 years based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing. All but 3 months stayed pending compliance with license restrictions for monitoring of substance abuse.
  • Peter W. Thompson, M.D. #8870
    • 12/7/1992 - Order of Conditional Approval. Restrictions placed on initial licensure based on history of substance abuse.
    • 03/08/1995 - Order Granting Change to License Restrictions. Petition of Dr. Thompson requesting a change to the urine screening requirement established in provision No. 3 of the Board's "Order of Conditional Approval" dated December 7, 1992 granted.
    • 02/11/1998 - Order on Motion to Remove License Restrictions. Restrictions removed from license.
  • Patrick W. Lanzetta, M.D., #5529
    • 02/11/1998 - Settlement Agreement. License suspended for seven days, stayed on the condition that a $1,000 fine is paid within 30 days based on allegations of unprofessional conduct in the acquisition of controlled substances.
  • Ronald Witkin, M.D., #5697 Laconia, NH
    • 02/11/1998 - Settlement Agreement. Licensee reprimanded for failing to meet the standard of care in the treatment of one patient.
  • Henry D. Astarjian, M.D., #5447 Nashua, NH
    • 04/08/1998 - Settlement Agreement. License suspended, effective 05/23/1998, for 18 months based on allegations of unprofessional conduct. All but 14 days of the suspension term is stayed pending completion of an ethics course and further continuing education in professional boundaries.
    • 10/13/1998 - Order on Motion for Extension. Request for an extension of the time to complete the ProBE course required in the Settlement Agreement. Motion denied.
    • 12/08/1998 - Order on Motion for Reconsideration. Motion denied.
  • Thomas L. Meyer, M.D., #6953 Somersworth, NH
    • 02/12/1992 - Order. Licensee reprimanded and restrictions placed on license based on allegation of unprofessional conduct. Restrictions include a requirement for treatment of female patients only when a nurse or other female attendant is present in the outer office, continuing medical education on transference and counter-transference and supervision of his practice.
    • 02/18/1993 - Amendment to Disciplinary Order. Dr. Meyer's petition was granted with regard to the elimination of the ongoing psychotherapy requirement and the 02/12/1992 order was modified to delete Paragraph II-C.
    • 12/31/1997 - Recommended Decision. Hearing officer recommends that, following a 60-day transition period, Dr. Meyer's license be restricted to preclude any psychotherapy or other treatment of private patients which is not supervised by another psychiatrist.
    • 04/08/1998 - Decision and Order. Based on allegations of unprofessional conduct in the treatment of 2 female patients, license restricted to require supervision of all treatment of female psychotherapy patients.
  • Laxmikant K. Rathi, M.D., #5017 Springfield, MA
    • 05/18/1998 - Settlement Agreement. Voluntary surrender of license in lieu of disciplinary action based on conviction for Medicaid fraud.
  • L. Andre Perron, M.D., #3316 Manchester, NH
    • 06/08/1998 - Order of Emergency License Suspension and Notice of Hearing. License suspended for 120 days or until completion of disciplinary hearing on allegations of practicing while impaired by alcohol.
    • 09/11/1998 - Consent Decree. License reinstated effective 10/1/98 pending compliance with license restrictions to include treatment and monitoring for substance abuse.
  • Bradley N. Libenson, M.D. #10305
    • 06/10/1998 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted based on action taken in Oregon for unprofessional conduct.
  • James J. Bradley, M.D., #4877, Bedford, NH (Semi-Retired)
    • 08/13/1998 - Settlement Agreement. Restrictions on license based on licensee's admission of psychiatric impairment in certain aspects of practice.
  • Kevin P. Sullivan, M.D., #7632, Puyallup, WA
    • 09/08/1998 - Decision and Order. License revoked based on disciplinary action taken in Colorado for gross negligence.
  • Ismail Ersevim, M.D.
    • 1986 - Order to Show Cause. Dr. Ersevim's Massachusetts license was revoked on 12/13/1985, therefore, Dr. Ersevim shall appear before the New Hampshire Board and show cause why his New Hampshire Medical License should not be revoked or suspended. 6/17/86 - Final Order. Suspension for one year.
    • 08/13/1998 - Order of Conditional Denial. Application denied based on allegations of sexual misconduct during a prior period of licensure in New Hampshire.
  • James M. Kowalcyzk, M.D., #10159, Manlius, NY
    • 11/06/1998 - Order of Conditional Denial.
    • 11/10/1998 - Errata.
    • 12/07/1998 - Settlement Agreement. Licensee provided false information on application.
  • Peter D. Barran, M.D.
    • 11/21/1998 - Order of Conditional Denial. Application denied based on conviction of manslaughter and action taken by another state (MA).
  • Pierre O. Durand, M.D. #3833, Bedford, NH
    • 12/07/1998 - Decision and Order. License revoked effective 02/05/1999 based on allegations of sexual misconduct. May reapply for licensure after 3 years 2 months.

1997

  • Alan E. Awrich, M.D., #6388
    • 02/17/1997 - Settlement Agreement. License suspended for 30 days and restrictions imposed based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing. Restrictions include passage of state controlled drug law examination, use of duplicate, sequentially numbers prescription blanks and monitoring for substance abuse.
  • Michael S. Gaylor, M.D., #5402
    • 11/27/1996 - Recommended Decision. Hearing officer recommends that Dr. Gaylor's license be suspended for two years.
    • 05/16/1997 - Decision and Order. License suspended for one year based on allegation of sexual misconduct in activities ancillary to the practice of medicine.
    • 03/03/1999 - License reinstated.
  • Reinaldo de los Heros, M.D., #6129
    • 07/08/1997 - Settlement Agreement. Surrender of license in lieu of disciplinary action based on conviction of a felony for Medicaid fraud.
  • Greg R. Thompson, M.D., #6720
    • 07/03/1997 - Decision and Order. License revoked effective September 2, 1997, based on allegations of sexual misconduct. May reapply for licensure after 4 years.
  • Lyubov Y. Gorelik, M.D., #TR 571
    • 07/03/1997 - Order of Conditional Approval - Restrictions placed on training license based on removal from previous training program. Temporary license issued pending completion of institutional appeals process.
    • 10/13/1997 - Order. This order extends the temporary resident training license until February 15, 1998.
  • Albert John Murphy, M.D., #3566
    • 02/03/1993 - Settlement Agreement. Restrictions placed on license based on abuse of alcohol.
    • 09/12/1995 - Order Granting Petition. Petition granted to amend Settlement Agreement as noted in the August 11, 1995 "Petition to Amend and Supplement Agreement" submitted by Dr. Murphy.
    • 09/16/1997 - Decision and Order. License shall be suspended effective November 1, 1997 unless, prior to that time, Dr. Murphy signs an amended Settlement Agreement containing all the practice monitoring requirements noted in this order.
    • 11/14/1997 - Amendment to Settlement Agreement. Licensee agrees to engage the services of a "practice monitor" who shall observe and solicit observations of the Licensee in clinical, professional and peer interactions. Also, Licensee agrees to engage in annual physical examinations as long as the terms of this amended Settlement Agreement remain in effect.
  • Michael E. Schorsch, M.D., #6680
    • 06/15/1995 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted to require monitoring for substance abuse based on voluntary admission to treatment program.
    • 07/13/1995 - Amendment to Settlement Agreement. This amends paragraph 7.b. of the Settlement Agreement to require counseling a minimum of once a month instead of a minimum of twice a month.
    • 03/13/1996 - Order Denying Petition for Lifting of License Restrictions.
    • 09/18/1997 - Order. Restrictions lifted from license.
  • Clare Wilmot, M.D., #9789
    • 07/10/1996 - Order of Conditional Approval. License issued with restrictions to require proctoring of all abdominal surgeries.
    • 09/18/1997 - Order. Restrictions lifted from license.
  • Daniela E. Verani, M.D., #7770
    • 10/9/1997 - Settlement Agreement. Fourteen day suspension - stayed for two years based on allegations of unprofessional conduct.
  • Lawrence R. Kane, M.D., #5971
    • 03/15/1995 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted to require monitoring for substance abuse based on voluntary admission to treatment program.
    • 10/13/1997 - Order Modifying License Restrictions. Dr. Kane will enter the NH Medical Society Physician Health Program instead of being involved as a patient in regularly scheduled counseling. Also, sections c, d, e, f, and g are deleted from the 03/15/1995 Settlement Agreement as of the date Dr. Kane signs a contract with the Physician Health Program.
  • George G. Imrie, M.D., #4020
    • 03/15/1995 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted to require monitoring for substance abuse based on voluntary admission to treatment program.
    • 06/11/1996 - Order on Petition to Vacate Settlement Agreement. Petition denied.
    • 11/18/1997 - Order Amending Settlement Agreement. Paragraphs c and d of the 03/15/1995 Settlement Agreement are amended to replace Edward Duffy, M.D. with Robert Peraino, M.D., in both instances.
  • Paul Cameron, M.D., #8342
    • 12/05/1997 - Settlement Agreement. Voluntary surrender of license in lieu of disciplinary action for sexual misconduct.
  • Thomas L. Meyer, M.D., #6953
    • 02/12/1992 - Order. Licensee reprimanded and restrictions placed on license based on allegation of unprofessional conduct. Restrictions include a requirement for treatment of female patients only when a nurse or other female attendant is present in the outer office, continuing medical education on transference and counter-transference and supervision of his practice.
    • 02/18/1993 - Amendment to Disciplinary Order. Dr. Meyer's petition was granted with regard to the elimination of the ongoing psychotherapy requirement and the 02/12/1992 order was modified to delete Paragraph II-C.
    • 12/31/1997 - Recommended Decision. Hearing officer recommends that, following a 60-day transition period, Dr. Meyer's license be restricted to preclude any psychotherapy or other treatment of private patients which is not supervised by another psychiatrist.

1996

  • Laurence Levine, M.D., #7443
    • 02/20/1996 - Settlement Agreement. Temporary Suspension effective 02/20/1996 until hearing can be held on charges of illegal prescribing.
    • 07/11/19696 - Consent Decree. Voluntary surrender of license in lieu of formal disciplinary action.
  • Hernan Zambrano, M.D.
    • 03/12/1996 - Order of Conditional Denial. Application denied based on failure to provide evidence of competency to practice.
  • Michael E. Schorsch, M.D., #6680
    • 06/15/1995 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted to require monitoring for substance abuse based on voluntary admission to treatment program.
    • 07/13/1995 - Amendment to Settlement Agreement. This amends paragraph 7.b. of the Settlement Agreement to require counseling a minimum of once a month instead of a minimum of twice a month.
    • 03/13/1996 - Order Denying Petition for Lifting of License Restrictions.
  • Terry M. Bennett, M.D., #6439
    • 04/12/1995 - Settlement Agreement. Fine of $1,000.00 for providing false information on a license application.
    • 04/04/1996 - Denial of Motion to Modify Settlement Agreement. Motion denied.
  • Mark Rutkowski, M.D., #9914
    • 04/05/1996 - Order of Conditional Denial.
    • 07/11/1996 - Decision and Order. Application granted with restrictions based on provision of false information on the application. Restrictions include the requirement for psychiatric counseling and provision of written explanation of false information provided to all other states.
  • Donald Brian Shea, M.D., #9714 - Concord, NH
    • 11/09/1994 - Order of Conditional Approval. Training license restricted based on history of substance abuse.
    • 05/01/1996 - Order Granting Application. Full license granted without restrictions.
  • Mark J. Drapek, M.D., #9726
    • 06/08/1996 - Order of Conditional Approval. License issued with restrictions to require monitoring based on a history of substance abuse.
  • George G. Imrie, M.D., #4020
    • 03/15/1995 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted to require monitoring for substance abuse based on voluntary admission to treatment program.
    • 06/11/1996 - Order on Petition to Vacate Settlement Agreement. Petition denied.
  • Andrew Kulesza, M.D., #6364
    • 03/15/1995 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted to require monitoring for substance abuse based on disciplinary action taken by the DEA.
    • 07/09/1996 - Order Modifying Settlement Agreement. This order substitutes the required blood screens for required urine screens.
  • Clare Wilmot, M.D., #9789
    • 07/10/1996 - Order of Conditional Approval. License issued with restrictions to require proctoring of all abdominal surgeries.
  • Jamie Smolen, M.D., #6172
    • 06/10/1996 - Order of Conditional Approval. License issued with restrictions to include passage of SPEX, practice to exclude surgery and monitoring by another orthopedic surgeon.
  • John J. Cicconi, M.D.
    • 09/17/1996 - Order of Conditional Denial. License denied based on provision of false information on the license application regarding previous disciplinary actions.
  • Michael S. Gaylor, M.D., #5402
    • 11/27/16996 - Recommended Decision. Hearing officer recommends that Dr. Gaylor's license be suspended for two years.

1995

  • James M. Schmitz, M.D., #7506
    • 01/24/1995 - Settlement Agreement. Administrative Fine $500.00. Provision of false information on a license application including failure to report limitation of hospital privileges.
  • Peter W. Thompson, M.D., #8870
    • 12/07/1992 - Order of Conditional Approval. Restrictions placed on initial licensure based on history of substance abuse.
    • 03/08/1995 - Order Granting Change to License Restrictions. Petition of Dr. Thompson requesting a change to the urine screening requirement established in provision No. 3 of the Board's "Order of Conditional Approval" dated December 7, 1992 granted.
  • Lawrence R. Kane, M.D., #5971
    • 03/15/1995 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted to require monitoring for substance abuse based on voluntary admission to treatment program.
  • Andrew Kulesza, M.D., #6364
    • 03/15/1995 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted to require monitoring for substance abuse based on disciplinary action taken by the DEA.
  • George G. Imrie, M.D., #4020
    • 03/15/1995 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted to require monitoring for substance abuse based on voluntary admission to treatment program.
  • Zekrollah Hedayat, M.D., #7668
    • 04/12/1995 - Order of Conditional Denial. Reinstatement of license denied based on disciplinary action taken in New York which found sexual misconduct and Medicaid fraud and on provision of false information on the license application.
  • Terry M. Bennett, M.D., #6439
    • 04/12/1995 - Settlement Agreement. Fine of $1,000.00 for providing false information on a license application.
  • J. Philip Maloney, M.D., #7915
    • 05/10/1995 - Decision and Order. License revoked effective 5/15/95 based on allegations of sexual misconduct.
  • Michael E. Schorsch, M.D., #6680
    • 06/15/1995 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted to require monitoring for substance abuse based on voluntary admission to treatment program.
    • 07/13/1995 - Amendment to Settlement Agreement. This amends paragraph 7.b. of the Settlement Agreement to require counseling a minimum of once a month instead of a minimum of twice a month.
  • C. Frederick Lord, M.D., #7175
    • 06/16/1995 - Settlement Agreement. License restricted for 3 years to require monitoring for substance abuse based on voluntary admission to treatment program.
  • Albert John Murphy, M.D., #3566
    • 02/03/1993 - Settlement Agreement. Restrictions placed on license based on abuse of alcohol.
    • 09/12/1995 - Order Granting Petition. Petition granted to amend Settlement Agreement as noted in the August 11, 1995 "Petition to Amend and Supplement Agreement" submitted by Dr. Murphy.
  • Edward L. Rowan, M.D., #4635
    • 11/08/1995 - Privilege to become re-licensed suspended for one year or until he agrees to cooperate with board investigation of allegations of sexual misconduct.

1994

  • Stephen O. Dell, M.D., #6611
    • 06/06/1990 - Consent Order. Based on allegations of unprofessional conduct in misrepresenting educational credentials and making false statements on medical records, the Licensee was reprimanded and agreed not to renew his license until he had completed continuing education in medical ethics and made written acknowledgements of his false statements to the affected parties.
    • 06/30/1991 - License lapsed.
    • 01/06/1994 - Reinstatement denied.
  • Thomas F. Milligan, M.D., #9117
    • 02/11/1994 - License granted with restrictions based on history of substance abuse.
    • 11/08/1994 - Restricted license revoked based on violation of the license restrictions.
  • Vincent Lambert, M.D., #7727 License: 10/07/1987
    • 06/07/1994 - Settlement Agreement. Voluntary surrender of license in lieu of disciplinary action based on allegations of unprofessional conduct.
  • George E. Griffin, M.D., #4838
    • 05/23/1991 - Settlement Agreement. Suspension stayed with probation.
    • 07/12/1994 - Voluntary surrender of license in lieu of further disciplinary action based on allegations of fraudulent billing.
  • James P. Theofrastous, M.D., #8601
    • 08/09/1994 - Decision and Order. License suspended for 5 years plus $1,000.00 fine based on allegations of sexual misconduct.
  • Donald W. Clark, M.D., #3362
    • 11/02/1994 - Settlement Agreement. Reprimand and $4,000.00 fine based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing.
  • Donald Brian Shea, M.D., #9714 - Concord, NH
    • 11/09/1994 - Order of Conditional Approval. Training license restricted based on history of substance abuse.

1993

  • Albert John Murphy, M.D., #3566
    • 02/03/1993 - Settlement Agreement. Restrictions placed on license based on abuse of alcohol.
  • Thomas L. Meyer, M.D., #6953
    • 02/12/1992 - Order. Licensee reprimanded and restrictions placed on license based on allegation of unprofessional conduct. Restrictions include a requirement for treatment of female patients only when a nurse or other female attendant is present in the outer office, continuing medical education on transference and counter-transference and supervision of his practice.
    • 02/18/1993 - Amendment to Disciplinary Order. Dr. Meyer's petition was granted with regard to the elimination of the ongoing psychotherapy requirement and the 2/12/92 order was modified to delete Paragraph II-C.
  • Howard Michael Skopec, M.D., #4829
    • 06/08/1993 - Decision and Order. License revoked based on disciplinary action taken in California for sexual misconduct.
  • David A. Stead, M.D., #7507
    • 05/17/1990 - Decision and Order. License suspended for 90 days based on allegations of illegal prescribing and impairment by controlled substances.
    • 07/26/1990 - Hearing Order. Board ordered Dr. Stead to appear before the Board on 08/08/1990.
    • 08/31/1990 - Further Decision and Order. Licensee reprimanded and restrictions placed on license including requirements for the use of triplicate prescriptions, participation in a substance abuse treatment program and psychiatric treatment.
    • 06/11/1993 - Order of Clarification and Modification of Compliance Date. Board gave Dr. Stead until July 6, 1993 to submit an original and eight copies of a full psychiatric evaluation in which his treating psychologist has participated.
    • 07/19/1993 - Order. Board ordered Dr. Stead to comply with the Consent Decree by September 1, 1999 or he would be in default of that decree and further disciplinary proceedings shall be scheduled.
  • Francis Lawrence Turner, M.D., #3998
    • 08/24/1993 - Decision and Order. License revoked based on reciprocal disciplinary action taken in Vermont.
  • Bijoy L. Kundu, M.D., #5387, Issued: 08/07/1975
    • 09/02/1993 - Settlement Agreement. Based on allegations of improper billing and treatment, license restricted to require continuing medical education in risk management and board review of all patient records on a random basis.
  • Alfred L. Weber, M.D., #3479 Issued: 09/13/1961
    • 10/11/1993 - Settlement Agreement. License suspended for 6 months based on provision of false information on a license application.
  • Demetrios Krinos, M.D., #4664
    • 11/13/1990- Decision and Order. Based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing, the license was suspended for five years. The final four years of suspension were stayed pending compliance with license restrictions, including the prohibition from applying for a DEA license, successful completion of an examination on the controlled substances laws of the state and successful participation in a substance abuse treatment program.
    • 02/05/1992 - License Reinstated with restrictions.
    • 11/09/1993 - Decision and Order. License revoked based on allegations of sexual misconduct.

1992

  • George Leslie Adams, M.D., #7979
    • 01/17/1992 - Request for Hearing delayed pending outcome of appeal in Texas of criminal conviction for fraud.
  • Demetrios Krinos, M.D., #4664
    • 11/13/1990- Decision and Order. Based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing, the license was suspended for five years. The final four years of suspension were stayed pending compliance with license restrictions, including the prohibition from applying for a DEA license, successful completion of an examination on the controlled substances laws of the state and successful participation in a substance abuse treatment program.
    • 2/5/92 - License Reinstated with restrictions.
  • Thomas L. Meyer, M.D., #6953
    • 02/12/1992 - Order. Licensee reprimanded and restrictions placed on license based on allegation of unprofessional conduct. Restrictions include a requirement for treatment of female patients only when a nurse or other female attendant is present in the outer office, continuing medical education on transference and counter-transference and supervision of his practice.
  • Donald Pugatch, M.D., #4951
    • 03/04/1992 - License surrendered pending investigation and possible disciplinary action.
  • John Wang, M.D., #6767
    • 07/20/1988 - Suspension of M.D. license - Emergency suspension based on revocation of license Massachusetts.
    • 07/27/1988 - Hillsborough Superior Court - Temporary Injunction issued which restrained the board from enforcing its emergency suspension.
    • 03/05/1992 - License revoked, effective
    • 04/12/1992, based on allegations of unprofessional and negligent practices, failure to maintain medical records and failure to respond to Board inquiries.
    • 08/26/1992 - Supreme Court, decision affirmed.
  • Christopher W. Wiley, M.D., #8836
    • 10/23/1992 - Order of Conditional Approval. Restrictions placed on initial license based on history of substance abuse.
  • Robert D. Yager, M.D., #6752
    • 11/3/1992 - Settlement Agreement. Voluntary surrender of license in lieu of formal disciplinary action based on allegations of sexual misconduct.
  • Peter W. Thompson, M.D., #8870
    • 12/07/1992 - Order of Conditional Approval. Restrictions placed on initial licensure based on history of substance abuse.
  • Robert W. Ferrell, Jr., M.D.
    • 03/20/1991 - Application for Licensure Denied based on disciplinary action in Massachusetts for unprofessional conduct with a female psychiatric patient.
    • 12/07/1992 - Order. Motion to withdraw application is granted.

1991

  • Stephen O. Dell, M.D., #6611
    • 06/06/1990 - Consent Order. Based on allegations of unprofessional conduct in misrepresenting educational credentials and making false statements on medical records, the Licensee was reprimanded and agreed not to renew his license until he had completed continuing education in medical ethics and made written acknowledgements of his false statements to the affected parties.
    • 06/30/1991 - License lapsed.
  • Robert W. Ferrell, Jr., M.D.
    • 03/20/1991 - Application for Licensure Denied based on disciplinary action in Massachusetts for unprofessional conduct with a female psychiatric patient.
  • Michael Robert Zales, M.D., #7639
    • 01/10/1991 - Show Cause Order. Pre-hearing scheduled for
    • 02/06/1991. Dr. Zales allowed his New Hampshire license to lapse during pending investigation - 07/17/1991.
  • N. John Fontana, M.D., #3619
    • 04/20/1991 - License Suspension Order. License suspended for 5 years with the opportunity to seek reinstatement after 1 years if the licensee's criminal sentence is completed at that time.
    • 11/13/1991 - Order vacated upon receipt of request for hearing.
    • 11/26/1991 - License surrendered pending disciplinary action.
  • George E. Griffin, M.D., #4838
    • 05/23/1991 - Settlement Agreement. License suspended for 5 years based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing of schedule II narcotics. Entire suspension stayed pending compliance with license restrictions including surrender of DEA license and passage of examination on controlled drug laws.
  • Steven S. Remington, M.D. AKA: Steven S. Gleckler, M.D., #6698
    • 05/04/1988 - Consent Order. On allegations of unprofessional conduct, the Board commenced an investigation which resulted in an offer of settlement which was approved by the Board. The licensee was reprimanded and his license was restricted for 3 years to require that a female receptionist be physically present in the reception area whenever female patients are treated, that records be maintained of all treatment and that another physician supervise the practice of the Respondent.
    • 07/02/1991 - Order Removing License Restrictions.
  • Charles M. Culver, M.D., #6105
    • 12/23/1991 - Consent Order. Voluntary surrender of license pending disciplinary action and agreement never to seek licensure in any other state without providing full details of the misconduct in this case.

1990

  • William G. Conrad, M.D., #5030
    • 01/05/1990 - Consent Order. Based on allegations of practicing while impaired by controlled substances, the physician agreed not to seek to reapply to or practice in New Hampshire until he completes successfully his probationary term in Illinois.
  • David C. Whitenack, M.D., #4676
    • On 02/05/1988, The Board issued a Decision that found no unprofessional conduct on the part of Dr. Whitenack. The Complainant appealed the Board's decision and on 10/6/89 the Supreme Court overturned and remanded the Decision back to the Board for further hearings to remedy procedural errors.
    • 02/08/1990 - Consent Decree. The Board entered into a Consent Decree with the Respondent which again found no unprofessional conduct, but imposed a restriction for a 2 year period of psychiatric counseling and 12½ hours of continuing education in the area of counter transference.
  • Constantine-Ignatius Kostas, M.D., #7845 Issued: 05/04/1988
    • 05/01/1990 - Decision and Order. Reprimand based on 2 felony convictions and disciplinary action in Massachusetts for submission of falsified clinical research and mail fraud.
  • Stephen O. Dell, M.D., #6611
    • ​​​​​​​06/06/1990 - Consent Order. Based on allegations of unprofessional conduct in misrepresenting educational credentials and making false statements on medical records, the Licensee was reprimanded and agreed not to renew his license until he had completed continuing education in medical ethics and made written acknowledgements of his false statements to the affected parties.
  • Demetrios Krinos, M.D., #4664
    • ​​​​​​​11/13/1990- Decision and Order. Based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing, the license was suspended for five years. The final four years of suspension were stayed pending compliance with license restrictions, including the prohibition from applying for a DEA license, successful completion of an examination on the controlled substances laws of the state and successful participation in a substance abuse treatment program.
  • David A. Stead, M.D., #7507
    • ​​​​​​​05/17/1990 - Decision and Order. License suspended for 90 days based on allegations of illegal prescribing and impairment by controlled substances.
    • 07/26/1990 - Hearing Order. Board ordered Dr. Stead to appear before the Board on 08/08/1990.
    • 08/31/1990 - Further Decision and Order. Licensee reprimanded and restrictions placed on license including requirements for the use of triplicate prescriptions, participation in a substance abuse treatment program and psychiatric treatment.
  • Donald O. Lacey, M.D., #5280
    • ​​​​​​​05/17/1990 - Decision and Order. Based on felony conviction in Vermont District Court in Windsor County, the license was restricted to require participation in a sexual offender treatment program and to prohibit the treatment of any patient under the age of 18.
    • 08/08/1990 - Amendment to Disciplinary Order to allow the delivery of newborns and newborn care only in a hospital setting.

1989

  • Charles H. O'Neil, Jr., M.D., #2678
    • ​​​​​​​06/06/1989 - Settlement Agreement. Based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing and loss of DEA license, license was restricted to require practice monitoring and to prohibit the dispensing of controlled substances.

1988

  • David C. Whitenack, M.D., #4676
    • On 02/05/1988, The Board issued a Decision that found no unprofessional conduct on the part of Dr. Whitenack. The Complainant appealed the Board's decision and on 10/06/1989 the Supreme Court overturned and remanded the Decision back to the Board for further hearings to remedy procedural errors.
  • Steven S. Remington, M.D. AKA: Steven S. Gleckler, M.D., #6698
    • 05/04/1988 - Consent Order. On allegations of unprofessional conduct, the Board commenced an investigation which resulted in an offer of settlement which was approved by the Board. The licensee was reprimanded and his license was restricted for 3 years to require that a female receptionist be physically present in the reception area whenever female patients are treated, that records be maintained of all treatment and that another physician supervise the practice of the Respondent.
  • Mohammad Anwaruddin, M.D., #4687
    • 05/11/1988 - Consent Order. License surrendered in lieu of disciplinary action by the Board based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing.
  • John Wang, M.D., #6767
    • 07/20/1988 - Suspension of M.D. license - Emergency suspension based on revocation of license Massachusetts.
    • 07/27/1988 - Hillsborough Superior Court - Temporary Injunction issued which restrained the board from enforcing its emergency suspension.

1986

  • Ismail Ersevim, M.D
    • 1986 - Order to Show Cause. Dr. Ersevim's Massachusetts license was revoked on 12/13/1985, therefore, Dr. Ersevim shall appear before the New Hampshire Board and show cause why his New Hampshire Medical License should not be revoked or suspended.
    • 06/17/1986 - Final Order. Suspension for one year.

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