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Subject Number 046-659Changes to the List of Health Care Providers Authorized to Render Services to Injured Workers Under the Workers' Compensation Law

Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations

December 30, 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.

Guterman, Eli Fayetteville, NY C11810-1B October 4, 2013
Lopedote, Andrew Hicksville, NY C06407-3W October 4, 2013
Peyser, Seth Gardiner, NY C05852-1B October 4, 2013
Berg, Perry New York, NY 073028-3W October 11, 2013
Boonvisudhi, Kitima Victor, NY 204411-3W October 11, 2013
Cooley, William Remsen, NY 095698-7W October 11, 2013
Cuozzo, Daniel Out of State 202324-0W October 11, 2013
Davis, Martin Troy, NY 082593-5W October 11, 2013
Decruz, Margaret Brooklyn, NY C05167-4W October 11, 2013
Deol, Sandeep Middletown, NY 261784-3W October 11, 2013
Di Carlo, Philip Out of State 262088-8W October 11, 2013
Esposito, Albert Patchogue, NY P01845-8W October 11, 2013
French, Myra New Paltz, NY C04524-7W October 11, 2013
Friedman, Burton Roslyn Heights, NY 078151-8W October 11, 2013
Friedman, James Out of State 154438-6W October 11, 2013
Goligorsky, Michael Valhalla, NY 176428-1W October 11, 2013
Gusenoff, Jeffrey Out of State 249709-7W October 11, 2013
Harber, Leonard New York, NY 075509-0W October 11, 2013
Hartstein, David East Hampton, NY C10282-4W October 11, 2013
Helft, Arthur Bronx, NY 090541-4B October 11, 2013
Hensley Jr., Fredrick Out of State 222841-9W October 11, 2013
Kapur, Sudesh Williamsville, NY 143974-4W October 11, 2013
Khetarpal, Preeti Staten Island, NY 246108-5B October 11, 2013
Konig, Michael New York, NY C06863-7W October 11, 2013
Lampert, Michael Brooklyn, NY 142914-1W October 11, 2013
Levine, David Long Beach, NY C04162-6B October 11, 2013
Lipatov, Yuriy Out of State 224330-3W October 11, 2013
Lo Piccolo, Amanda Oneonta, NY C11572-7W October 11, 2013
Menichello, Brian Vestal, NY 245004-7W October 11, 2013
Merletti, Henry Niagara Falls, NY P01936-5W October 11, 2013
Morton, Kell Plainview, NY C11881-2W October 11, 2013
Moses, John Rexford, NY 047231-6W October 11, 2013
Mustapha, Tampton Valatie, NY 109985-2W October 11, 2013
O’Brien II, Thomas New York, NY 210513-8W October 11, 2013
Orlando, David Melville, NY 209823-4W October 11, 2013
Pitera, Robert New York, NY 188767-8W October 11, 2013
Purcell, Ralph Out of State 162493-1W October 11, 2013
Raghavan, Murli Out of State 166549-6I October 11, 2013
Richardson, John New York, NY P02083-5W October 11, 2013
Rosenthal, William Valhalla, NY 074855-8W October 11, 2013
Saymeh, Layth Jamesville, NY 254843-6W October 11, 2013
Schapiro, Daniel New York, NY 087778-7B October 11, 2013
Schonfeld, Michael Out of State C02082-8B October 11, 2013
Sell, Stephan Stephentown, NY 085013-1W October 11, 2013
So, Tak Jericho, NY 136348-0W October 11, 2013
Sonnenborn, Ethel New York, NY P01187-5W October 11, 2013
Stone, Martin Stony Brook, NY 043920-8W October 11, 2013
Studentsova, Yana North Bellmore, NY 218867-0B October 11, 2013
Sullivan, Cordy Penn Yan, NY 134827-5W October 11, 2013
Super, Robert Baldwin, NY C09043-3B October 11, 2013
Tojino, Conrado Newburgh, NY 108443-3W October 11, 2013
Toran, Errol New York, NY C04511-4W October 11, 2013
Vladutiu, Adrian Amhurst, NY 118175-9W October 11, 2013
Weinrib, Jo Ann New York, NY C02402-8W October 11, 2013
Welsher, Steven Long Beach, NY P03302-8W October 11, 2013
Westfall Jr., Florent Glens Falls, NY 100158-5W October 11, 2013
Whelan, Mary Utica, NY 150352-3W October 11, 2013
Spiegler, Robert Williamsville, NY 085853-0W October 18, 2013
Ostad, Abraham Old Westbury, NY 113668-8W October 18, 2013
Li Emanuel, Yun Phelps, NY 085471-1W October 22, 2013
Connolly, Brenda Cortland, NY 219374-6W October 25, 2013
Gelfand, Howard Out of State 121496-4W November 4, 2013
Telang, Frank ** Port Jefferson Station, NY 222694-2W November 4, 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"

** Previously, this provider’s authorization to treat injured workers was temporarily suspended on March 5, 2012 (see Subject No. 046-490). However, 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, their Board authorization(s) has been permanently removed

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