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Subject Number 046-335 Voluntary Resignation of Dr. Jean-Francois Hibbert's Authorization to Treat Workers' Compensation Claimants

Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations

July 2, 2009

Authorization No. 159481-1W

Please be advised that, effective April 30, 2009, By Consent Order (BPMC No. 09-79), the New York State Department of Health, Board for Professional Medical Conduct, adopted the application of Jean-Francois Hibbert, M.D., wherein he did not contest the charge of negligence on more than one occasion. Effective June 25, 2009, Dr. Hibbert voluntarily resigned his authorization to treat workers' compensation claimants. No current business address is available for Dr. Hibbert.

Dr. Hibbert is prohibited from rendering medical or other treatment and care to individuals who have suffered work-related injuries or illnesses. Medical reports submitted by Dr. Hibbert for treatment rendered prior to June 25, 2009, are valid, but are invalid for any treatment rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Hibbert regarding treatment he rendered prior to June 25, 2009, should not be denied due to the resignation of his authorization

Any questions regarding this matter should be referred to the Office of General Counsel at (518) 486-9564.

Zachary S. Weiss
Chair