Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations
January 5, 2010
Authorization No. 208138-8W
Please be advised that, by Consent Order (BPMC No. 09-201), of the New York State Department of Health, State Board for Professional Medical Conduct (BPMC), effective November 17, 2009, Patrick A. Barrett, D.O., admitted guilt to the charge of negligence on more than one occasion.
Pursuant to Workers' Compensation Law Section 13-d (5), the Chair of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board has exercised his authority to revoke Dr. Barrett's authorization and remove his name from the list of authorized physicians, effective December 21, 2009. Dr. Barrett's last known business address is Sunrise Family Medical, 4568 Sunrise Highway, Oakdale, New York 11769.
Dr. Barrett is prohibited from rendering medical or other treatment and care to individuals who have suffered work-related injuries or illnesses. Medical reports submitted by Dr. Barrett for treatment rendered prior to December 21, 2009, are valid, but are invalid for any treatment rendered or examinations conducted on or after this date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Barrett regarding treatment he rendered prior to December 21, 2009, should not be denied due to the revocation of his authorization.
Any questions regarding this matter should be referred to the Office of General Counsel at (518) 486-9564.
Robert E. Beloten