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Subject Number 046-337 Inactivated Registration and Medical License of Dr. Howard N. Schwartz

Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations

July 8, 2009

Authorization No. 091055-4W

Please be advised that, by Consent Order (BPMC No. 09-110), as adopted by the New York State Department of Health, State Board for Professional Medical Conduct, effective June 18, 2009, Howard N. Schwartz, M.D., has agreed to never activate his registration or reapply for a license to practice medicine in the State of New York. No current business address is available for Dr. Schwartz.

Effective June 18, 2009, Dr. Schwartz is precluded from treating individuals who have suffered work-related injuries or illnesses. Medical reports submitted by Dr. Schwartz for treatment or examinations rendered prior to June 18, 2009, are valid, but are invalid for any treatment or examinations rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Schwartz regarding treatment or examinations he rendered prior to June 18, 2009, should not be denied due to the inactive status of his license.

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

Zachary S. Weiss
Chair