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OPD Office Of Professional Discipline

New York Office Of Professional Discipline Defense Attorney

When a medical professional fails to meet standards of a practice, he or she can be investigated or prosecuted by the New York State Education Department’s Office of the Professions (OP). These disciplinary matters are decided by the Board of Regents that may impose penalties including censure and reprimand, fines, suspensions and/or probationary terms or license revocation.

According to the Office of Professional Discipline’s (OPD) website*, such breaches may include:

  • Engaging in acts of gross incompetence or gross negligence on a single occasion, or negligence or incompetence on more than one occasion
  • Permitting or aiding an unlicensed person to perform activities requiring a license
  • Refusing a client or patient service because of race, creed, color or national origin
  • Practicing beyond the scope of the profession
  • Releasing confidential information without authorization
  • Being convicted of a crime
  • Failing to return or provide copies of records on request
  • Being sexually or physically abusive
  • Abandoning or neglecting a patient in need of immediate care
  • Performing unnecessary work or unauthorized services
  • Practicing under the influence of alcohol or other drugs

Medical Misconduct Lawyer

We at Brill Legal Group, P.C., have years of experience representing clients in a variety of OPD issues. We encourage you to get in touch as soon as possible if you are facing any of these issues.

Contact our New York City health law attorneys today to discuss OPD issues. Our health care internal investigation lawyers are available to provide an initial no-cost evaluation of the legal issues you may face.

Manhattan 212-233-4141 Suffolk 631-204-8254 Nassau 516-206-2002 East Hampton — 631-204-8254

Toll free 888-315-9841.
* — http://www.op.nysed.gov/opd/

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