Dr. Stamatos' Background
Research training, expertise and qualifications
- Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
- Anesthesiology, 1992
- Pain Medicine, 2004
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Background Check for Dr. Stamatos
- No malpractice history found for New York.
- No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
- Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (10/1/2010)
- Action Taken: Education
Allegation of Complaint:
Dr. John Milton Stamatos; License # 195317
Nature of Complaint:
The physician failed to provide appropriate care and treatment to three patients at a hospital located in Syosset, New York. The physician with regard to the first patient failed to properly secure the intrathecal pump within the subcutaneous pocket during a pump implantation procedure. The physician with regard to the second patient inappropriately prescribed excessively high dosages of Dilaudid and Morphine for a patient-controlled analgesia pump. The physician with regard to the third patient failed to follow up on the patient's chest x-ray. The physician did not contest the charge of negligence on more than one occasion.
The physician has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order with the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct subject to the following:
- The physician has been issued a Censure and Reprimand by the board.
- The physician shall complete sixteen hours of a board approved retraining course in the use of opioids in pain management within six months.
- The physician shall pay a Fine in the amount of $5,000.00 within thirty days.
- State: New York
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