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Subject Number 046-277 Surrender of Physicians' License to Practice Medicine

Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations

December 24, 2008

JAMES C. EDMONDSON, M.D. (Authorization No. 185580–8W)

Please be advised that James C. Edmondson, M.D. surrendered his license to practice medicine in the State of New York, effective November 13, 2008. His last known address is 233 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11221.

Dr. Edmondson is prohibited from rendering medical treatment and care to individuals who have suffered work-related injuries or illnesses. Medical reports submitted by Dr. Edmondson for treatment rendered prior to November 13, 2008, are valid, but are invalid for any treatment rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Edmondson regarding treatment he rendered prior to November 13, 2008, should not be denied due to the surrender of his license.

RAFAEL GARCIA, M.D. (Authorization No. 098458–3W)

Please be advised that Rafael Garcia, M.D. surrendered his license to practice medicine in the State of New York, effective February 6, 2008. His last known addresses are 1844 2nd Avenue, Apt. 17F, New York, New York 10128-3862 and 200 East 66th Street, Apt. E203, New York, New York 10065-9191.

Dr. Garcia is prohibited from rendering medical treatment and care to individuals who have suffered work-related injuries or illnesses. Medical reports submitted by Dr. Garcia for treatment rendered prior to February 6, 2008, are valid, but are invalid for any treatment rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Garcia regarding treatment he rendered prior to February 6, 2008, should not be denied due to the surrender of his license.

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

Zachary S. Weiss
Chair