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Subject Number 046-367 Suspension of Medical License of Dr. Steven Marc Benenfeld

Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations

October 14, 2009

Authorization No. 204880-9W

Please be advised that, by Consent Order (BPMC No. 09-177), the New York State Department of Health, State Board for Professional Medical Conduct, effective September 28, 2009, indefinitely suspended the medical license of Steven Marc Benenfeld, D.O., until a modification order is issued staying the suspension. No current business address is available for Dr. Benenfeld.

Effective September 28, 2009, Dr. Benenfeld is precluded from rendering medical treatment and care to individuals who have suffered work-related injuries or illnesses. Medical reports submitted by Dr. Benenfeld for treatment or examinations rendered prior to September 28, 2009, are valid, but are invalid for any treatment or examinations rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Benenfeld regarding treatment or examinations he rendered prior to September 28, 2009, should not be denied due to the suspension on his license.

Any questions regarding this matter should be referred to the Office of General Counsel at (518) 486-9564.

Robert E. Beloten