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Subject Number 046-1181 Removal of Dr. Joseph Charles Booth

Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations

Authorization No. 175678-2W

June 19, 2019

Pursuant to Workers' Compensation Law Section 13-d(2)(a), the Chair of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board has exercised her authority to remove Dr. Joseph Charles Booth’s authorization to treat injured workers in the New York State workers’ compensation system effective June 14, 2019. Dr. Booth's last known business address is:

5592 Trenton Road
Deerfield, New York 13502

Investigation has revealed that Dr. Booth voluntarily permanently surrendered his license to practice medicine in New York State to the Board for Professional Misconduct pursuant to Public Health Law § 230.13, effective June 14, 2019.

Dr. Booth is prohibited from rendering treatment and care to injured workers, and from conducting reviews of records regarding variance requests pursuant to 12 NYCRR § 324.3(b)(2)(ii)(a). Reports submitted by Dr. Booth for services rendered prior to June 14, 2019, are valid, but are invalid for any services rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Booth for services rendered prior to June 14, 2019, should not be denied due to the removal of his authorization.

Any questions regarding the authorized lists should be referred to the Medical Director’s Office at 1 (800) 781-2362.

Clarissa M. Rodriguez
Chair