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MAY 2006
"BOARD ACTIONS SUMMARY"

The New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners (the "Board") has taken the following actions in April 2006. This information is a summary prepared by the Board Administrative Office staff. Copies of the Orders can be found at www.njmedicalboard.gov under the right-hand pull down menu, "Board Activities," "Monthly Summaries." Requests for certified, true copies should be made in writing directed to William V. Roeder, Executive Director, P.O. Box 183, Trenton, New Jersey 08625.

HAKIMI, Farid M., D.P.M.
License #MD002410
13 Ashwood Place
Parsippany, NJ 07054-2213
Temple Univ. Sch of Podiatric Med, 1996
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FINAL ORDER filed May 10, 2006, nunc pro tunc to April 19, 2006. This matter was reopened to the Board upon the Board's receipt of a recommended Initial Decision dated February 24, 2006 In The Matter of Farid Hakimi, D.P.M. from Administrative Law Judge Edith Klinger. ALJ Klinger found Dr. Hakimi guilty of unnecessarily and inappropriately exposing and the touching of patient K.G. during the course of a podiatric examination conducted on August 14, 2001 and of having engaged in the unlicensed practice of podiatry from December 2001 through November 2003. ALJ Klinger recommended that the Board revoke Dr. Hakimi's license and to order him to pay $20,000 in penalties and costs in the amount of $65,934.66. Following receipt of the Order, exceptions to the opinion were filed by Dr. Hakimi. Upon review of said exceptions and having considered the oral arguments of counsel made before the Board on April 19, 2006, the Board concluded that cause existed to adopt in their entirety, the findings of fact and conclusions of law made by ALJ Klinger. Based on the Board's independent review of the findings of fact and conclusions of law and upon consideration of mitigation evidence presented, the Board modified the recommendations made by ALJ Klinger. The Board ordered, nunc pro tunc to April 19, 2006, Dr. Hakimi's license to practice podiatry suspended for five years, with the first eighteen months of suspension from May 3, 2006 through November 2, 2007, to be served as an active suspension and the remainder to be served as a period of probation. Dr. Hakimi will be required to appear before the Board, or a Committee thereof, prior to resuming the practice of podiatry and demonstrate that he has complied with the conditions of this Order and that he is fit to resume the practice of podiatry. He is to pay a penalty in the amount of $20,000; successfully complete courses pre-approved by the Board in ethics and boundary issues; and submit to a psychosexual evaluation. EFFECTIVE DATE: nunc pro tunc April 19, 2006.

JASZCZULT, Joan E., D.O.
License # MB053591
206 Belleville Avenue, Ste 201
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
University New England, 1987
FLEX Endorsement

CONSENT ORDER OF VOLUNTARY SURRENDER OF LICENSURE filed May 4, 2006. This matter was first opened to the Board upon the filing of a nine count Administrative Complaint dated March 30, 2005, seeking the suspension or revocation of Dr. Jaszczult's medical license. On or about April 14, 2005, Dr. Jaszczult filed an Answer denying the majority of the allegations. Subsequent to the filing of the initial Complaint, on or about September 20, 2005, Dr. Jaszczult was arrested by agents from the FBI and DEA and was charged with knowingly and intentionally dispensing and possessing with intent to dispense, Oxycodone, outside the scope of her professional practice and not for legitimate medical purposes. Pursuant to an Interim Consent Order filed on or about November 2, 2005, Dr. Jaszczult voluntarily surrendered her license to practice medicine, pending the outcome of the criminal matter. The interim Order concerned only the allegations surrounding her September 20, 2005 arrest and the allegations contained in the Administrative Complaint dated March 30, 2005, remain unresolved. The Board ordered and Dr. Jaszczult agreed to surrender her license to practice medicine and surgery and the surrender has been deemed as a revocation of licensure. Dr. Jaszczult agreed to pay cost and penalties in the amount of $50,000.00. The allegations in the Administrative Complaint dated March 30, 2005, and any administrative allegations arising from criminal charges currently pending against Dr. Jaszczult, were fully resolved and adjudicated by this Consent Order. EFFECTIVE DATE: May 4, 2006.

JUAN, Felipe T., M.D.
License #MA027260
502 Hamburg Turnpike, 101A
Wayne, NJ 07470
University of Santo Tomas, 1966
FLEX Endorsement

ORDER OF UNRESTRICTED LICENSURE filed May 4, 2006. The Board records reflect that on October 12, 2001, Dr. Juan entered into a Consent Order with the Board which imposed certain restrictions upon his practice. That Order required Dr. Juan to undertake limited re-education and to obtain Board certification by the American Board of Bariatric Medicine (ABBM). Dr. Juan also was required to undergo a limited period of monitoring and to pay costs and penalties. Dr. Juan has cooperated with the Board's oversight and has complied with the terms of the Order. Dr. Juan appeared before a Committee of the Board to discuss the steps he has taken in satisfaction of the Board Order and to answer questions with regard to his current bariatric practice. It appears to the Board from all of the material submitted and from Dr. Juan's testimony that he has satisfied all the terms of the 2001 Consent Order. The Board ordered Dr. Juan an unrestricted license to practice medicine and surgery in New Jersey. EFFECTIVE DATE: May 4, 2006.

MAGGIANO, Anthony M., M.D.
License #MA049427
1001 Anderson Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ 07024-4225
Univ of Bologna, 1984
National Boards

CONSENT ORDER filed May 11, 2006. This matter was opened to the Board upon receipt of information that on or about July 13, 2001, Dr. Maggiano issued a prescription for Ketamine for the use on a horse. A review of Dr. Maggiano's file further revealed that his license to practice medicine and his Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) registration expired on June 30, 1999. Dr. Maggiano's Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration expired on January 31, 2002 and was retired on August 31, 2002. A Demand for Medical Records and Statement in Writing under Oath were served on him on February 4, 2003, requiring him to address the circumstances surrounding him issuing the Ketamine prescription, as well as his care and treatment of patients G.M., F.B., Sr., and F.B., Jr. On September 17, 2003, Dr. Maggiano appeared before a Committee of the Board and testified that he failed to renew his license when it expired in 1999 initially because he was in the process of absorbing his father's medical practice, and thereafter, he failed to renew because his medical malpractice insurance had lapsed. Dr. Maggiano admitted that he maintained an active practice and continued to write prescriptions during the period his license and registrations were expired. An Administrative Complaint was filed on December 20, 2004 and on January 12, 2005, Dr. Maggiano filed an Answer denying all counts in the Complaint. The Board ordered, and Dr. Maggiano agreed to, the suspension of his license to practice medicine and surgery in New Jersey for a period of four years, with a minimum of seven and one-half months to be served as active suspension and the reminder stayed and to be served as probation, commencing fourteen days after the entry of this Order. Dr. Maggiano will have fourteen days to wind-down his practice; return his original license, biennial registration and CDS registration to the Board; cease and desist from engaging in any function or service which falls within the scope of the practice of medicine; demonstrate to the Board at the end of the suspension he is fit, competent and sufficiently rehabilitated to reenter medical practice; pay a penalty in the amount of $20,000; pay costs and attorney fees in the amount of $22,711.49; successfully take and complete a course in Ethics and Controlled Dangerous Substances; and successfully complete two hundred and fifty hours of community service in a non-medical capacity. EFFECTIVE DATE: May 10, 2006.

NIELSON, Steven C., D.P.M.
License # MD002408
55 E. Cuthbert Blvd
Westmont, NJ 08108-2021
Temple University School of Podiatric, 1995
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INTERIM CONSENT ORDER filed May 10, 2006. This matter was before the Board upon the filing of a Verified Complaint filed on May 2, 2006, seeking the temporary suspension of Dr. Nielson's license to practice podiatry in New Jersey. Dr. Nielson has neither admitted nor denied any of the allegations of the Verified Complaint and wishes to avoid further proceedings. The Board ordered and Dr. Nielson agreed to cease and desist from the practice of podiatry in New Jersey commencing on May 17, 2006. Dr. Nielson will cease and desist from providing any medical care of any nature to any person within New Jersey pending a plenary hearing in this matter or until further Order of the Board. EFFECTIVE DATE: May 10, 2006.

POULSHOCK, Andrew S., D.O.
License #MB057450
Rising Sun Family Practice
7131 Rising Sun Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Philadelphia College of Osteo Medical, 1989
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CONSENT ORDER TO CEASE AND DESIST filed May 4, 2006. This matter was opened to the Board upon receipt of a Judgement in a criminal case entered on or about January 11, 2005, by the U.S. District Court of Pennsylvania, in which Dr. Poulshock pled guilty to the Information for Causing the Misbranding of Drugs. Dr. Poulshock was sentenced to thirty-six months probation, home confinement with electronic monitoring for five months, 1,000 hours of community service, and a $30,000.00 fine. On April 15, 2005, Dr. Poulshock signed an Interim Consent Order, in which he agreed to cease and desist from the practice of medicine in New Jersey until the resolution of the proceedings by the Pennsylvania Board. On or about July 29, 2005, the Pennsylvania Board entered a Consent Agreement and Order predicated on Dr. Poulshock's federal criminal plea. The Consent Order requires Dr. Poulshock to pay a penalty in the amount of $10,000.00, with no restrictions placed on his license to practice medicine in Pennsylvania. As Dr. Poulshock medical practice is located in Pennsylvania and Dr. Poulshock represented to the New Jersey Board that he has never been engaged in the practice of medicine in New Jersey, the Board and Dr. Poulshock sought to resolve this matter without further proceedings. The Board ordered and Dr. Poulshock agreed to voluntarily cease and desist the practice of medicine in New Jersey until further Order of the Board. In the event Dr. Poulshock seeks to engage in the practice of medicine in New Jersey, he is to appear before a Committee of the Board to demonstrate full satisfaction of the Pennsylvania Board Consent Order and the Judgement in the U.S. District Court of Pennsylvania; and having successfully completed a Board approved Ethics course. EFFECTIVE DATE: May 4, 2006.

QURESHI, Shams M., M.D.
License #MA046706
1088 Main Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07011-2330
Osmania Medical College, 1977
FLEX Endorsement

INTERIM CONSENT ORDER filed May 2, 2006. This matter was opened to the Board upon the filing of a Verified Administrative Complaint and Order to Show Cause on March 31, 2006. The Order to Show Cause sought the temporary suspension of Dr. Qureshi's license to practice medicine. The Verified Administrative Complaint alleges violations of the Board's statutes and regulations based, in part, on Dr. Qureshi's indictment on December 14, 2005, for among other things, Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Claims Fraud; quality of care concerns regarding his record-keeping; and administration of pain management injections near, around and close to the spine. Dr. Qureshi had not yet filed an Answer to the allegations in the Complaint. The Board ordered limitations on Dr. Qureshi license to practice medicine and surgery in New Jersey, and the monitoring of his medical practice, pending the disposition of the criminal action and further Order of the Board. Dr. Qureshi will not perform, participate in or instruct, either alone or in concert with another physician pain management injections and/or procedures, including, Prolotherapy, Epidural Percutaneous Lysis of Adhesions within the spine, Radiofrequency lesioning procedure of the spine, and IDET procedures. Nothing herein shall be construed to prevent Dr. Qureshi from participating in oral presentations in non-patient treatment settings and he may perform other pain management injections and/or procedures, but only under the monitoring of a qualified, Board-approved Practice Monitor. The Practice Monitor will provide monthly reports to the Medical Director of the Board and will be designated to oversee all billings and insurance claim submission to include review of the appropriateness of all Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes billed for any and all medical service provided by Dr. Qureshi. EFFECTIVE DATE: April 19, 2006.

INTERIM ORDER TO VOLUNTARILY CEASE AND DESIST THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE filed May 11, 2006. Dr. Qureshi entered into an Interim Consent Order which was ratified by the Board on April 19, 2006. The Interim Consent Order provided that Dr. Qureshi's medical practice will be monitored pending the disposition of the criminal action and further Order of the Board. The monitoring of his medical practice consists of a Board-approved Practice Monitor, Peer Review Expert, and a Billing Monitor. Following his failure to have the monitors in place by May 3, 2006, the Board granted Dr. Qureshi an extension until May 8, 2006. The Board further ruled that upon Dr. Qureshi's failure to have all three monitors in place and approved by the Board by noon on May 8, 2006 as previously directed by the Board, he was to either voluntarily agree to a Board Order of Cease and Desist from the practice of medicine until such time as all of the Board-approved monitors were in place, or be subject to a hearing before the full Board on the Order to Show Cause on Wednesday, May 10, 2006. The Board ordered that Dr. Qureshi shall Voluntarily Cease and Desist from the practice of medicine and surgery in New Jersey until such time all three monitors as set forth in the April 10, 2006 Interim Consent Order are approved by the Board and in place, or pending the disposition of the Order To Show Cause. EFFECTIVE DATE: May 10, 2006

RAMAZANOGLU, Mehmet F., M.D.
License #MA050101
28 Appley Court
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
D.O.B. 7/20/56
Haceteppe Univ Faculty of Med, 1980
FLEX Endorsement

CONSENT ORDER REINSTATING LICENSE WITH CONDITIONS filed May 18, 2006. This matter was reopened to the Board upon receipt of a petition from Dr. Ramazanoglu seeking reinstatement of his medical license. Dr. Ramazanoglu's New Jersey license was summarily suspended pursuant to the terms of an Order of Summary Suspension filed on September 19, 2005. The Order was predicated upon a disciplinary action taken by the New York Board for Professional Medical Conduct revoking his New York license based upon him being convicted of Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud and Subscribing to a False Income Tax Return. Dr. Ramazanoglu was sentenced to eighteen months imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release. He was ordered to pay an assessment in the amount of $100.00, a fine in the amount of $22,000 and restitution in the amount of $44,992.23. Dr. Ramazanoglu satisfied all conditions of his criminal sentence and was granted early discharge from probation effective April 10, 2001. Dr. Ramazanoglu appeared before the Board on November 23, 2005 and testified about the events which led to his federal conviction, to include testimony concerning the reasons why he initially closed his New York medical practice and fled the U.S. in 1998 and concerning the New York State licensure action. Dr. Ramazanoglu testified that following his release from prison, he legally left the U.S. and practiced from June 2001 through October 2002 as a staff pediatrician at Istanbul Memorial Hospital and thereafter in a private medical practice in Istanbul. Dr. Ramazanoglu returned to the U.S. in September 2003, and since January 2004, has been employed as an instructor at Gibbs College, where he lectures to students in the College's Medical Assistant Program. Dr. Ramazanoglu filed a petition for restoration of his New York license in 2003 and thereafter appeared and testified before several Committees of the New York Board. Dr. Ramazanoglu's petition was denied, however, the New York Board ordered the revocation of his license be stayed for five years and he was placed on probation for five years commencing May 14, 2005. The Board ordered and Dr. Ramazanoglu agreed to his license to practice medicine and surgery in New Jersey be reinstated with the condition that he complies with all terms and conditions of this Order. Dr. Ramazanoglu will continue to enroll in and actively participate with the Professional Assistance Program (PAP); will only practice as an employee of another New Jersey licensed physician; and he will take the Special Purpose Examination within six months of the date of entry of this Order. EFFECTIVE DATE: May 18, 2006.

SIDDIQUI, Aftab, M.D.
License #MA025635
Immediate Med Care
504 Livingston Street
Norwood, NJ 07648-1338
M.G.M. Medcial College, 1956
FLEX Endorsements

CONSENT ORDER filed May 11, 2006. This matter was opened to the Board by the filing of a Verified Complaint and an Order to Show Cause on March 27, 1998, which was amended on two occasions, May 20, 2005 by the Board and April 13, 2006, by ALJ Giordano. At a hearing held before the board on April 8, 1998, the license of Dr. Siddiqui was temporarily suspended, effective April 8, 1998 and currently remains suspended. The Complaint as amended, alleges in Count I that on January 29, 1997, Dr. Siddiqui issued prescriptions to two undercover investigators, posing as patients. Dr. Siddiqui wrote the prescriptions without ascertaining any medical cause or necessity that would warrant the issuance of such prescriptions. Dr. Siddiqui acknowledged that such events occurred and that his writing of such prescriptions constitutes professional misconduct, thereby demonstrating a lack of good moral character. The Complaint, as amended, also alleges in Count III that during the effective period of his suspension on various dates between April 8, 1998 and October 4, 1999, he issued eight prescriptions to various patients. Dr. Siddiqui acknowledged that such events occurred and that his writing of such prescriptions constitutes professional misconduct, thereby further demonstrating a lack of good moral character. The Board ordered and Dr. Siddiqui agreed to his license to practice medicine be suspended, nunc pro tunc, for eight years, commencing April 8, 1998. Dr. Siddiqui is to successfully complete an ethics and a controlled substance prescribing course; and pay costs, attorneys fees, and penalties in the amount of $40,000. EFFECTIVE DATE: nunc pro tunc April 8, 1998.

ZAHL, Kenneth, M.D.
License #MA056413
343 Mount Hope Ave., Ste 506
Rockaway, NJ 07866
Columbia Univ. Coll. Of Phys. & Surg.
State Univ. Kings Country Hosp. Ctr, NY, 1982
National Boards

FINAL ORDER REVOKING LICENSURE filed May 10, 2006. The Board entered an Order for revocation of the license of Dr. Zahl to practice medicine and surgery in New Jersey on April 3, 2003. On April 11, 2003, the Order was stayed pending appeal by the Appellate Division of the Superior Court. On June 9, 2005, the Appellate Division entered a decision affirming in its entirety the Board's decision, including all findings of fact and conclusions of law, but remanding the matter to the Board for reconsideration of the penalty of license revocation. The New Jersey Supreme Court granted the Board's petition for certification to review the Appellate Division's decision and thereafter issued a decision on April 26, 2006, reversing the judgment of the Appellate Division and remanding the matter back to the Board for the revocation of Dr. Zahl's license. The Board affirmed that cause existed to order the revocation of Dr. Zahl's license for all the reasons set forth in the April 3, 2003 Order. The Board ordered the license of Dr. Zahl to practice medicine and surgery in New Jersey revoked, effective immediately. This Order is not intended to and shall not resolve the pending administrative action against Dr. Zahl initiated by way of Complaint filed on January 26, 2006, pursuant to which The Board previously ordered the temporary suspension of his license by way of an Order filed on March 9, 2006. EFFECTIVE DATE: May 10, 2006.

THE NEW JERSEY STATE
BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS

William V. Roeder
Executive Director


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