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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. 046-607

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

Date: August 13, 2013

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
George, Robert Rochester, NY 106368-4W May 17, 2013
Horn, Robert Ithaca, NY 120622-6W May 17, 2013
Ewonkem, Roger Holbrook, NY 244883-5W May 17, 2013
Fischer, Murry New York, NY 043011-6W May 17, 2013
Berliner, Patricia Brentwood, NY S10450-5B May 17, 2013
Bhalla, Rahuldev Stony Brook, NY 245155-7B May 17, 2013
Corkin, Mark Rochester, NY C11829-1B May 17, 2013
Borggren, Cara Saint Paul, MN C11816-8W May 17, 2013
Bozer, John Buffalo, NY 079822-3W May 17, 2013
Brand, Frank Fayetteville, NY 104129-2W May 17, 2013
Caiola, Alfred Bronx, NY 085569-2W May 17, 2013
Cohen, Melvin Jericho, NY S05271-2W May 17, 2013
Cook, Christopher Cooperstown, NY 244391-9W May 17, 2013
Cotsen, Robert Buffalo, NY 090421-9W May 17, 2013
Hurewitz, Adam Mineola, NY 127674-0B May 17, 2013
Hurley, James New York, NY 088001-3W May 17, 2013
Hwang, Lina Flushing, NY 221779-2W May 17, 2013
Jannicelli, Alfred Brooklyn, NY 083050-5W May 17, 2013
Jokhio, Shahzad League City, TX 254531-7W May 17, 2013
Jones, Stacia New Castle, DE P06344-7W May 17, 2013
Karam, Maroun Johnstown, NY 157850-9W May 17, 2013
Kaufman, Richard Oceanside, NY C04156-8W May 17, 2013
Koluksuz, Sadettin Schenectady, NY 098271-0W May 17, 2013
Halpern, Gary Garrison, NY 109040-6W May 17, 2013
Golinko, Barry Bayside, NY S06623-3B May 17, 2013
Henick, William New York, NY 178491-7W May 17, 2013
Hershey, Paul Manhasset, NY P01751-8W May 17, 2013
Lerner, Barry Rye, NY P02176-7W May 17, 2013
Levine, Stanley Massapequa, NY P02076-9W May 17, 2013
Lukose, Biju Henderson, TX 254454-2B May 17, 2013
Macari, Michael Bronxville, NY 191130-4B May 17, 2013
Mcisaac, Malcolm Orchard Park, NY 097349-5W May 17, 2013
Miner, Andrew Dansville, NY C11814-3B May 17, 2013
Nelson, Hyun-Ju Harlington, TX 194703-5W May 17, 2013
O'Brien, David Oswego, NY 083903-5W May 17, 2013
Oitzinger, Kathleen East Setauket, NY S07066-4W May 17, 2013
Onal, Erol Valley Stream, NY 096196-1B May 17, 2013
Raghavan, Usha East Orange, NJ 170420-4B May 17, 2013
Rubin, Donald Corning, NY P01871-4W May 17, 2013
Rubin, Gil Rochester, NY 220808-0W May 17, 2013
Sklansky, Donald Great Neck, NY 126845-7B May 17, 2013
Raguz, Luke Guttenberg, NJ 199846-7W May 17, 2013
Rand, Joseph New City, NY 094844-8W May 17, 2013
Ratnathicam, Wijayan Cortlandt Manor, NY 130531-7W May 17, 2013
Redler, Lance Suffern, NY 101088-3W May 17, 2013
Robbins, Robert Stonybrook, NY 048495-6W May 17, 2013
Rose, Judith New York, NY 095675-5W May 17, 2013
Sollazzo, Richard Nissequoque, NY C02456-4B May 17, 2013
Spina, Laurie Montville, NJ 185878-6W May 17, 2013
Tumanov, Leonid Latham, NY 200395-2W May 17, 2013
Vachon, Jason Portsmouth, RI 246119-2W May 17, 2013
Vasu, Tajender Stony Brook, NY 260212-6B May 17, 2013
Vieiro, Michael Fishkill, NY C05424-9W May 17, 2013
Wagner, Gail Chappaqua, NY C04305-1W May 17, 2013
Wechsler, Bernard Brooklyn, NY 084938-0W May 17, 2013
Yunis, Stuart Roslyn Harbor, NY 082556-2W May 17, 2013

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

 

Robert E. Beloten
Chair