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


Subject No. 046-1307

Changes to the List of Health Care Providers Authorized to
Render Services to Injured Workers
Under the Workers’ Compensation Law

Date: June 25, 2020

Pursuant to Workers’ Compensation Law § 13-b, a provider must be licensed and registered with the New York State Education Department in order to maintain a Workers’ Compensation Board authorization(s).

The following have been removed from the list of providers authorized to treat injured workers and/or perform independent medical examinations within the New York State workers’ compensation system based on information provided by the New York State Education Department indicating that they do not currently have an active license to practice medicine in New York State.

NAME LAST KNOWN
CITY OF PRACTICE
AUTHORIZATION
NUMBER*
EFFECTIVE DATE
Abott, David P. Brooklyn C03701-2B April 23, 2020
Acuna, Luis Felipe Merrick 102298-7W April 23, 2020
Aggarwal, Vikram Syracuse 275397-8W April 23, 2020
Avagyan, Igor Zhorzhikovich New York 218312-7B April 23, 2020
Biss, Roger Thomas Queensbury 137334-9W April 23, 2020
Budnik, Theodora Stillman Poughkeepsie 130598-6W April 23, 2020
Burgdorf, David Marshall Rome C06578-1W April 23, 2020
Christensen, Shelley Ann Sergeant C12904-1B April 23, 2020
Cinelli, Rafael A. New York 126894-5W April 23, 2020
Cruickshank, David Gildersleeve Southampton 109090-1W April 23, 2020
D'Brant, Jeanne Edith Fort Salonga C04913-2B April 23, 2020
De Blasi, Joseph Francis Staten Island 106062-3W April 23, 2020
Dionne, Pierre Eugene Olean 174130-5W April 23, 2020
Ellison, Daniel Case S. Glenfield 133570-2W April 23, 2020
Ferrell, Joshua Charles Olean 284674-9W April 23, 2020
Finkelstein, Jacob E. Rye 092473-8W April 23, 2020
Fisher, Robert Louis Mount Kisco 225477-9W April 23, 2020
Forbes, William I., III Watertown 129388-5B April 23, 2020
Gan, Segundina Chua Brooklyn 117391-3W April 23, 2020
Garcia, Sonia I. Rochester 145434-7W April 23, 2020
Garg, Ritu Syracuse 285178-0W April 23, 2020
Geary, Joseph E. Rochester 083586-8W April 23, 2020
Golding, Douglas James Hamburg 202066-7I April 23, 2020
Guillet, Ernest George Rochester 159127-0W April 23, 2020
Hayman, Martin A. Great River 078242-5W April 23, 2020
Hecht, Alan Ira Levittown C03344-1B April 23, 2020
Hinds, John White Plains S11794-5W April 23, 2020
Houck, James Patrick Buffalo 202979-1W April 23, 2020
Hsue, Andrea Jane Binghamton 276260-7W April 23, 2020
Huang, Joseph Lekiong Bronx 109899-5W April 23, 2020
Ilyas, Laila Dix Hills 259262-4B April 23, 2020
Kang, Sang C. New York 113486-5W April 23, 2020
Kerner, Jeffrey Hunt Stamford 127880-3B April 23, 2020
Khera, Davender Singh Rochester 267884-5B April 23, 2020
Klein, Susan A. Eden Prairie 161283-7B April 23, 2020
Lalli, Corradino M. Kings Park 131117-4B April 23, 2020
Leve, Austin R. Pittsford 075441-6B April 23, 2020
Lewis, Matthew Craig Plainview C10428-3W April 23, 2020
Lokhandwala, Banu S. Staten Island 138932-9W April 23, 2020
Mehta, Rekha D. New Rochelle 128981-8W April 23, 2020
Miraloglu, Didem Spencerport 233008-2W April 23, 2020
Mooney, Robert O. New York 078155-9W April 23, 2020
Nejat, Moosa Kings Point 108760-0W April 23, 2020
Nullet, Francis Richard Weaverville 219926-3W April 23, 2020
Paris, Samuel Liverpool 101346-5W April 23, 2020
Pejo, Samuel P. Binghamton 117149-5W April 23, 2020
Riddett, Karen Alice Provincetown C07038-5W April 23, 2020
Selvaraj, Dhana Rekha Fresno 278344-7W April 23, 2020
Silver, Stephen Gregg New York 203522-8W April 23, 2020
Skamas, Demetrios C. New Hartford 095589-8W April 23, 2020
Smith, Frederick Alan Garden City 147698-5W April 23, 2020
Spencer, Frank Cole New York 095982-5W April 23, 2020
Taft, Steven D. Poughkeepsie 104389-2W April 23, 2020
Warren, Allan Richard Saint James 090594-3W April 23, 2020
Wasicek, Charles A. Watertown 122206-6B April 23, 2020
Weissman, Charles H. Clifton Park 124239-5W April 23, 2020
Werner, Murray Jon Elmira 134160-1W April 23, 2020
Yap, Ricardo S. New Hyde Park 115510-0W April 23, 2020

*Providers authorized to treat and perform independent medical examinations have an authorization number ending in B. Providers authorized to only treat have an authorization number ending in W. Providers authorized to only perform independent medical examinations have an authorization number ending in I.

These providers are prohibited from rendering treatment and care to injured workers and/or from performing independent medical examinations. Reports submitted for services rendered prior to the effective date are valid but are invalid for any services rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine any of the above for services rendered prior to the effective date should not be denied due to the removal of their authorizations.

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

 

Clarissa M. Rodriguez
Chair