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New York Physician License Defense Lawyers The state medical Board in New York regulates medical doctors as well as other health care professionals. They will also investigate complaints that are made against a physician. If you received a complaint, then it is time for you to contact an attorney.

Why Someone May Be Disciplined by the State Medical Board

Drug Diversions

There are several ways that drug diversions can occur. There may have been an error in the Pyxis system. A drug diversion can also occur if waste is not disposed of properly. Additionally, stealing narcotics from employers or hospitals is another example of drug diversion.

George FernandezGeorge Fernandez
14:16 30 Apr 24
Excellent 10 out of 10, Helped resolve my case. Jeremy explained everything and made everything easy to understand.
RajRaj
21:33 24 Apr 24
If you are looking for a lawyer that listens, is aggressive where needed, and holds his word above all else, Todd is the best pick. I had hired multiple attorneys prior to hiring the Spodek Group for a white collar case. The first thing that stood out to me was the cost, as anyone going through the process and dealing with the system, money was tight at that time - especially after hiring and firing multiple lawyers. The cost was not as high as others which was definitely a plus. Todd's intake process was also unlike other attorneys. He took the time to actually listen. He cared. He was trying to put himself in my shoes while I was explaining the situation to him and he really took the time to understand the whole situation. Other lawyers will give you 15 mins and send you a retainer agreement. Not Todd, I think he spent almost two hours with me as I was explaining everything.Not only was he great during the onboarding process, he was supportive and very informative through the entire plea process and eventually sentencing. After hiring him, I asked if I should hire a prison consultant, he told me to save my money as he would do everything they would. He was right and held up to his word. Later on I would hear from others that went with the prison consultants that they were a waste of money - I am glad I listened to Todd!When it came time for sentencing, two days prior to sentencing, the prosecutor tried increasing my proposed prison time by almost double - apparently a normal move. Todd and his team worked with me non-stop through the weekend prior to sentencing to ensure that I was not given additional prison time. Again, he took the time to listen and came up with a strategy to explain the case with great detail.Unfortunately, I did plead guilty as that was my best option. Todd and his whole team wrote up nearly 300 pages of a summary of what happened and why I should not be given prison time. If I breakdown the amount I spent with Todd versus the amount of work that I saw being done, I am shocked I was not charged four times as much. The other benefit was, a lot of criminal defense lawyers were just a single attorney with a paralegal or two. Todd had a team of people that I dealt with (5-7 people that I interacted with), but he was ALWAYS accessible. It would never take him more than an hour to reply unless he was in court.I was sentenced to prison and I was emotionally distraught. Todd and his team did whatever they could even after sentencing to make sure I was alright. He personally stayed in touch with my family to ensure I was doing alright and offered support to them. Most lawyers would consider the job complete at sentencing, not Todd.After prison, Todd still spent time with me to make sure I was on the right track and avoiding any potential risks in the future. He has also been giving advice on how to navigate probation etc and has not been looking at the clock for billing.Although I wish I had never been arrested in the first place, I am glad I had Todd and his team in my corner. Without them I likely would have had to spend a lot more time in prison than I did.Thank you, Todd, and the entire Spodek Law team, for helping turn what was a nightmare into a manageable situation!
Yelva Saint-PreuxYelva Saint-Preux
19:26 19 Apr 24
I am immensely grateful to the entire team at Spodek Law Group for their unwavering dedication and exceptional expertise throughout my case. From our initial consultation to the final resolution, their professionalism and tireless advocacy made all the difference. Their strategic approach and attention to detail instilled confidence in me every step of the way.Thanks to their hard work and commitment, we achieved a truly favorable outcome that exceeded my expectations. Not only did they navigate the complexities of my case with precision, but they also provided invaluable support and guidance during what was undoubtedly a challenging time. I cannot recommend Spodek Law Group highly enough, especially attorneys Todd Spodek and Claire Banks; they are beacons of excellence in the legal profession.YSP.
Katherine SunKatherine Sun
18:08 18 Apr 24
my lawyer is Alex Zhik. Efficient, patient and professional
Nun yaNun ya
17:48 18 Apr 24
Todd, Ralph and Alex are amazing. Helped my husband get from a double digit number with multiple charges to a single digit, by the time I blink he will be out. They very professional and help with all your needs. They dealt with my anxiety and worry very well and they understand that your family member needs to get home as soon as possible.
Keisha ParrisKeisha Parris
20:45 15 Mar 24
Believe every single review here about Alex Z!! From our initial consultation, it was evident that Alex possessed a profound understanding of criminal law and a fierce dedication to his clients rights. Throughout the entirety of my case, Alex exhibited unparalleled professionalism and unwavering commitment. What sets Alex apart is not only his legal expertise but also his genuine compassion for his clients. He took the time to thoroughly explain my case, alleviating any concerns I had along the way. His exact words were “I’m not worried about it”. His unwavering support and guidance were invaluable throughout the entire process. I am immensely grateful for Alex's exceptional legal representation and wholeheartedly recommend his services to anyone in need of a skilled criminal defense attorney. Alex Z is not just a lawyer; he is a beacon of hope for those navigating the complexities of the legal system. If you find yourself in need of a dedicated and competent legal advocate, look no further than Alex Z.
Taïko BeautyTaïko Beauty
16:26 15 Mar 24
I don’t know where to start, I can write a novel about this firm, but one thing I will say is that having my best interest was their main priority since the beginning of my case which was back in Winter 2019. Miss Claire Banks, one of the best Attorneys in the firm represented me very well and was very professional, respectful, and truthful. Not once did she leave me in the dark, in fact she presented all options and routes that could possibly be considered for my case and she reinsured me that no matter what I decided to do, her and the team will have my back and that’s exactly what happened. Not only will I be liberated from this case, also, I will enjoy my freedom and continue to be a mother to my first born son and will have no restrictions with accomplishing my goals in life. Now that’s what I call victory!! I thank the Lord, My mother, Claire, and the Spodek team for standing by me and fighting with me. Words can’t describe how grateful I am to have the opportunity to work with this team. I’m very satisfied, very pleased with their performance, their hard work, and their diligence.Thank you team!
K MarK Mar
01:37 25 Jan 24
I recently had Spodek Law Group represent me for a legal matter in NYC and I am thoroughly impressed with their services.Alex Zhik secured the best possible outcome for my case.It was a seamless journey from the initial consultation to the resolution of my legal matter. From the moment I spoke to Todd about my case, his enthusiasm to help was evident, setting a positive tone for the entire experience. The efficiency and professionalism displayed by the team is commendable.A particularly noteworthy aspect of their service is their user-friendly portal to upload your documents/evidence. This not only simplified the process, but showcases their commitment to streamline the client experience.Lastly, in an industry where legal fees can often be a concern, I found their pricing to be very reasonable, making needing legal assistance feel accessible and stress-free.I am grateful for their support and wouldn't hesitate to turn to them again in the future.
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Our attorneys have represented several physicians who had been facing drug diversion allegations. In some cases, we are able to resolve the issue before any disciplinary action is taken. You do not want to speak to the impairment program without talking to one of our attorneys first.

Medical Malpractice

There is a standard of care that every physician is required to provide to their patients. The New York Medical Board receives several complaints each year regarding the failure to diagnose and treat a condition properly. This may include things such as prescribing the wrong medication, not properly maintaining records and not communicating to patients properly.

DUI

Driving under the influence has ended many careers. It could cause you to lose your license if your case is not handled the right way. One of the biggest mistakes that people make is not speaking to an attorney first. Our attorneys strive to protect physicians’ licenses. It doesn’t matter whether you are currently facing DUI charges or have prior charges and been disciplined for it.

Positive Drug Test

If you have tested positive for illicit drugs, then it will be reported to the medical board. They will immediately take action. This could result in getting your license suspended. Many physicians surrender their license before they even talk to an attorney. Our attorneys have been able to help physicians keep their medical license.

Inappropriate Relationships With Patients

The medical board also investigates claims of inappropriate relationships between patients and doctors. This includes things such as sexual assault and non-consensual touching that is done under the guise of performing a medical service. You will need a medical defense lawyer immediately if you have been accused of having inappropriate relationships with patients.

Possible Consequences of Medical Complaints

No Formal Action

There is a possibility that no formal action will be taken against you. The board will let you know if no action will be taken against you.

Private Action

You may be punished privately for your actions. For example, you may be required to complete additional training or education.

Public Action

Public action will be taken against you if the board determines that you have violated the law.

Letter of Concern

A letter of concern may be private or public. You will be warned about your actions. The letter may also state things that can happen in the future if you commit another infraction.

Reprimand

You may get a public reprimand for your actions.

License Restrictions

You are still allowed, but there will be restrictions placed on what you can and cannot do.

License Suspension

Your license will be suspended for a certain amount of time. You will have to get your license reinstated in order to be able to practice again.

Medical License Revocation

It is possible for you to get your license revoked if you commit an egregious act. You can also get your license revoked for multiple infractions. It is possible for you to get your license reinstated, but you will have to go through a rigorous process.

How Attorneys Can Help

If you have been charged or convicted of a crime, then our attorneys can help you. They will fight hard to help you keep your license or get it back.

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