Why is it important to update my physician profile?

In New York State’s Public Health law, physicians are required to have a profile that provides the general public and current/future patients with information regarding their history as a practicing physician. Section 2995-a of the Public Health Law requires that any physician updates their profile at least six months before their registration period expires. If […]

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What Happens When a Doctor is Physically Unable to Practice Medicine in New York?

When a doctor is physically incapable of practicing medicine, he can lose his license temporarily. I’ve had cases where the doctor lost his license in a state because he really was sick. He was sick for a long period of time and sick in such a way that he really was not capable of treating […]

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What Kinds of Sanctions can the OPMC Hearing Committee Hand Down?

The sanctions range in severity including administrative warnings, censure, reprimand, suspension of license,probation, retraining or even revocation of the license. Please note that all of the above sanctions with the exception of an administrative warning will be posted under your name on the Department’s website. This is public information and, obviously, this posting might serious […]

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