Summaries of Regents Actions
on Professional Misconduct and Discipline

November 2017

Terms under which this information is provided.



- Acupuncture - Architecture - Chiropractic - Dentistry - Engineering and Land Surveying - Nursing - Pharmacy - Physical Therapy - Psychology - Public Accountancy - Social Work - Veterinary Medicine -


Acupuncture

Jeffrey Hongjae Suh; Joint Base MDL, NJ

Profession: Acupuncturist; Lic. No. 001930; Cal. No. 29969

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud, a class C felony.

 

Architecture

Gianni Intili; Woodland Park, NJ

Profession: Architect; Lic. No. 023916; Cal. No. 29744

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $5,000 fine.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of receiving fees from a third party in connection with the performance of professional services.

 

David Johnson; Levittown, NY

Profession: Architect; Lic. No. 031916; Cal. No. 29948

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to complete the mandatory continuing education requirements for an architect registered to practice.

 

Glenn Robert Urbanas; Clearwater, FL 

Profession: Architect; Lic. No. 020700; Cal. No. 27408

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation.

Summary: Licensee was found guilty of failing to register to practice his profession at various times between 2002 and 2014 although he was practicing, and with practicing his profession fraudulently by submitting an application stating that he had not practiced the profession while not registered.

Chiropractic

Mitchell B. Skolnick; Saugerties, NY

Profession: Chiropractor; Lic. No. 004416; Cal. No. 29630

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of having been convicted of Reckless Driving, Failure to Disclose Conviction and Florida Driving Under the Influence.

Dentistry

Galina Aleksandrovich a/k/a Galina Ayzenberg-Kizhner; New York, NY

Profession: Dental Hygienist; Lic. No. 022372; Cal. No. 29795

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of practicing the profession of dental hygiene while not registered to practice.

 

Krysta Leeanne Holmes; Liverpool, NY

Profession: Certified Dental Assistant; Cert. No. 001732; Cal. No. 29489

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated, an unclassified misdemeanor.

 

Carl Francis Pagano; New Hyde Park, NY

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 030394; Cal. No. 29966

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017 (See also September 2006)

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Operating a Motor Vehicle with .08 of 1% Alcohol or more, an unclassified misdemeanor.

 

Engineering and Land Surveying

Donald Kenneth Beyer; Pittsburgh, PA

Profession: Professional Engineer; Lic. No. 092871; Cal. No. 29919

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation to commence upon return to practice in the State of New York, $1,000 fine payable within 30 days.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of practicing the profession of engineering without a license in the State of Oklahoma.

 

Nursing

Jocelyne Allrich; Elmont, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 258729; Cal. No. 28320

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation, $10,000 fine.

Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of six counts of Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree and one count of Scheme to Defraud in the 1st Degree.

 

Kathleen Kim Alvaro a/k/a Kathleen K. Lanoue a/k/a Kathleen K. Rock; Altamont, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 340252; Cal. No. 29402

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree.

 

Melody A. Barnett; Newark Valley, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 277562; Cal. No. 29711

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon termination of suspension, 2 years probation to commence upon return to practice, $500 fine payable within 6 months.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of medication administration errors.

 

Michael John Bonanza; Vernon, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 227226; Cal. No. 29645

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $250 fine.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failure to maintain accurate records.

 

Melissa L. Brown a/k/a Melissa Lynn Mial; Schenectady, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 232736; Cal. No. 28728

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent or Physically Disabled Person.

 

Kaye Lorraine Carpenter; Republic, WA

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 601727; Cal. No. 29888

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of California discipline.

 

Susamma Chacko; Hicksville, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 201215, 420036; Cal. Nos. 30029, 30031

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender licenses granted.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of failing to document several patients’ care plans or their refusal of such things as a dressing change, being turned in bed, or a feeding; and in at least one instance failing to inform a patient’s physician of the patient’s critical lab values.

 

Regina A. Civiletti; Rochester, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 653269; Cal. No. 29801

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charges of having been convicted of Petit Larceny and failing to maintain accurate records.

 

Marcie Ann Conlon; Albion, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 517428; Cal. No. 29728

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017 (See also July 2013)

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Attempted Forgery in the 2nd Degree, a class E felony.

 

Sandra Ann Cooke; Alderson, WV

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 506857; Cal. No. 29980

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Unlawful Monetary Transactions, a felony.

 

Gregory M. Corleto; Walworth, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 617195; Cal. No. 29703

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of medication administration errors.

 

David Bucao Domingo; Rocky Point, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse, Nurse Practitioner (Adult Health); Lic. No. 459883, Cert. No. 303626; Cal. Nos. 29362, 29363

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to maintain a record for a patient which accurately reflected the evaluation and treatment of the patient.

 

Lisa Anne Gonzalez; Ronkonkoma, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 485641; Cal. No. 29688

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of filing a false report.

 

Anne Marie Grissler; Long Beach, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 385558; Cal. No. 29695

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Driving While Ability Impaired By Drugs, an unclassified misdemeanor.

 

Kara Jean Haydanek; Rochester, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 640016; Cal. No. 29683

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of medication administration errors.

 

Caitlin Jane Iannopollo a/k/a Caitlin J. Iannopollo; Geneva, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 316123; Cal. No. 29732

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of having been convicted of Falsifying Business Records in the 1st Degree, Falsifying Business Records in the 2nd Degree and medication administration errors.

 

Vitaly Kravchinsky; Staten Island, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 460759; Cal. No. 29992

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of inputting erroneous information in two patients’ records.

 

Janell M. Magee; Rochester, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 299872; Cal. No. 29753

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017 (See also September 2016)

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension for no less than 3 months and until fit to practice, upon termination of suspension, 2 years probation to commence upon return to practice, $500 fine payable within 9 months.

Summary: Licensee did not contest charges of medication administration errors and failing to comply with the standards of professional conduct.

 

Tessa Marie Maxam a/k/a Tessa Maxam; Rochester, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 278041; Cal. No. 28871

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Indefinite suspension for a minimum of 1 month and until fit to practice and alcohol abuse-free, probation 2 years to commence subsequent to termination of suspension and upon actual return to practice.

Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger.

 

Georgia Yemi McCray; Maple Falls, WA

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 433128; Cal. No. 29961

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of North Carolina Discipline.

 

Nancy Ann McDonnell; Hicksville, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 132368, 553976; Cal. Nos. 29995, 29996

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender licenses granted.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of diverting hydromorphone, a controlled substance, for their own use.

 

Antonio Dacayanan Milla; Pearland, TX

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 422807; Cal. No. 29914

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of Texas Discipline.

 

Deborah O'Connell; Medford, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 489062; Cal. No. 29702

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of speaking to a patient in a rude manner constituting verbal abuse.

 

Alana Perri; Cohoes, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 317769; Cal. No. 29857

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon termination of suspension, 2 years probation to commence upon return to practice.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of taking medication for personal use.

 

Michelle C. Puleo; Port Jefferson Station, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 485054; Cal. No. 29570

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of  failing to maintain a record for a patient which accurately reflected the evaluation and treatment of the patient.

 

Alicia J. Redfield a/k/a Alicia J. Louis; Cortland, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 268927, 606149; Cal. Nos. 29873, 29874

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender licenses granted.

Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of having been convicted of Driving While Ability Impaired by drugs and Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree.

 

Mary Roback; Bensalem, PA

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 288674; Cal. No. 29878

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of New Jersey discipline.

 

Amanda E. Roe; Schenevus, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 282889, 633861; Cal. Nos. 29721, 29722

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon termination of suspension, 2 years probation to commence upon return to practice, $500 fine payable within 6 months.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of medication administration errors.

 

Byron Gustavo Saavedra; Walpole, ME

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 567330; Cal. No. 30010

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of professional misconduct in the State of Pennsylvania and South Carolina, where the conduct if committed in New York would constitute practicing the profession of nursing beyond its authorized scope.

 

Willy Sanon; Far Rockaway, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 273481, 554215; Cal. Nos. 29730, 29731

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 months actual suspension, 21 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation.

Summary: Licensee admitted to falsely documenting completing two home care assessments.

 

Ryanne Lindsey Sullivan; Hamburg, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 691431; Cal. No. 29675

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated.

 

Johanna Anne Topping; Rochester, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 569259; Cal. No. 29707

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of medication administration errors.

 

Jessica C. Travis a/k/a Jessica C. Dominique; Salt Point, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 238786; Cal. No. 29823

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 months actual suspension, 22 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation to commence upon return to practice.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to adequately attend to the needs of a patient and failing to document.

 

Janet Lynn Wojcik; Jacksonville, FL

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 470247; Cal. No. 29940

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of failing to properly document the administration of controlled substances in a patient medical charts while practicing the profession of nursing in the State of Nevada.

 

Pharmacy

Ameripharm Inc. d/b/a Medvantx Specialty Pharmacy; Louisville, KY

Profesion: Pharmacy (Nonresident Pharmacy Establishment); Reg. No. 033294; Cal. No. 29892

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: $5,000 fine payable within 30 days.

Summary: Registrant admitted to the charge of operating without a designated Louisiana-licensed pharmacist-in-charge, in the State of Louisiana.

 

James Patrick Branshaw; Oswego, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 044387; Cal. No. 29708

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $2,500 fine.

Summary: Licensee did not contest charges of failing to properly supervise a pharmacy and failing to comply with substantial rules or regulations governing the profession.

 

Harbor Pharmacy, LLC; Syracuse, NY

Profession: Pharmacy; Reg. No. 026335; Cal. No. 29709

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, $1,000 fine payable within 2 months.

Summary: Registrant did not contest the charge of storing drugs at an unregistered location.

 

Greggory Alan Milk; Deposit, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 032637; Cal. No. 29851

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of medication error.

 

Physical Therapy

Elbert Stella Castaneda a/k/a Elbert Castaneda; Long Island City, NY

Profession: Physical Therapist; Lic. No. 023829; Cal. No. 28914

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension for not less than 3 months and until fit to practice, upon termination of suspension, 2 years probation to commence if and when return to practice.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Attempted Burglary in the 3rd Degree, a class E felony.

 

Psychology

Lilian Bhattacharya; Encinitas, CA

Profession: Psychologist; Lic. No. 014244; Cal. No. 29993

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of professional misconduct in the State of California, where the conduct if committed in New York would constitute practicing the profession of psychology with gross negligence.

 

Public Accountancy

Kyriacos Trantides; Astoria, NY

Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. No. 080955; Cal. No. 28326

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application to surrender license granted.

Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Grand Larceny in the 2nd Degree, a class C felony; and, Offering a false Instrument for Filing in the 1st Degree, a class E felony.

 

Social Work

Kevin Joseph Lindsey; Cohoes, NY

Profession: Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Lic. Nos. 079613, 080279; Cal. Nos. 29821, 29822

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 months actual suspension, 21 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation to commence if and when return to practice, $500 fine payable within 6 months.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of boundary violations.

 

Veterinary Medicine

Gotham Veterinary Center, P.C.; New York, NY

Profession: Veterinary Medicine; Cal. No. 29652

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: $5,000 fine payable within 30 days.

Summary: Registrant admitted to the charge of permitting a licensed veterinary technician to perform activities, canine teeth extraction, requiring licensure as a veterinarian.

 

John Franklin Sangiorgio; Staten Island, NY

Profession: Veterinarian; Lic. No. 005182; Cal. No. 29600

Regents Action Date: November 14, 2017 (See also September 1999)

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $7,500 fine.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failure to maintain adequate records.

 

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Last Updated: January 31, 2018