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New York State
Workers' Compensation Board
328 State Street  Schenectady, New York 12305
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Subject No. 046-1275

Voluntary Resignation of Dr. Walter E. Tonyes

Authorization No. C07654-9W

Date: March 9, 2020

Please be advised that Dr. Walter E. Tonyes has resigned his authorization to treat injured workers in the New York State workers’ compensation system, effective March 5, 2020. Dr. Tonyes’ last known practice address is:

633 Route 211 East
Middletown, New York 10941

Dr. Tonyes is prohibited from rendering treatment and care to injured workers and from conducting reviews of records regarding variance requests pursuant to 12 NYCRR § 324.3(b)(2)(ii)(a). Reports submitted by Dr. Tonyes for services rendered prior to March 5, 2020 are valid but are invalid for any services rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Tonyes for services rendered prior to March 5, 2020 should not be denied due to his resignation.

Any questions regarding the authorized lists should be referred to the Medical Director’s Office at 1 (800) 781-2362.


Clarissa M. Rodriguez