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Subject Number 046-336 Voluntary Withdrawal of Dr. Vijay Sakhuja's Authorization to Treat Workers' Compensation Claimants

Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations

July 8, 2009

Authorization No. 126860-6W

Please be advised that, effective June 2, 2009, Vijay Sakhuja, M.D., notified the Workers' Compensation Board of his withdrawal of authorization to treat workers' compensation claimants. No current business address is available for Dr. Sakhuja.

Dr. Sakhuja 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. Sakhuja for treatment rendered prior to June 2, 2009, are valid, but are invalid for any treatment rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Sakhuja regarding treatment he rendered prior to June 2, 2009, should not be denied due to the withdrawal 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