Dr. Gope Hotchandani and his nurse practitioner, Denise Bianco, have been in cosmetic medicine in the Fox Valley since 2001. Dr. Hotchandani has been doing lasers since 1997 and prior to practicing cosmetic medicine, he was board certified in general surgery from 1982 to 2010. As a general surgeon, Dr. Hotchandani did major surgical procedures that demand great knowledge and technical skills. He brings that background into cosmetic surgery which he has been doing extensively since 2006. He is a long standing member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
Denise is an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner and has worked for Dr. Hotchandani in the esthetics industry for over ten years. She and Dr. Hotchandani do all of the cosmetic procedures providing the very best available in the cosmetic field today. We greatly value our clients input in our decision making to meet their individual needs. Our aim is meet or exceed clients goal to help them look more youthful and feel happier.
Dr. Hotchandani's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Cosmetic Surgery
Board actions found
Dr. Hotchandani does not have any board certifications listed.
Why It Matters: Dr. Hotchandani's Board Certifications
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Benign Skin Tumor
Localized Fat Deposits
Acne Scar Removal
Blu-U® Acne Light Treatment
Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
Breast Lift Surgery
Cellulaze® Cellulite Reduction
Cosmetic Laser Surgery
Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
Endovenous Laser Treatment
Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
In-Office Skin Procedure
Intense Pulse Light
Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
KTP Laser Treatment
Laser Hair Removal
Laser Pigmented Lesion Removal
Laser Skin Resurfacing
Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
Laser Vein Removal
Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
Mini Tummy Tuck
Minimally Invasive Surgery
PicoSure™ Laser Tattoo Removal
Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
Precision Tx™ for Hyperhydrosis
Scar Revision Surgery
Smartlipo Triplex® Laser Liposuction
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Vein Surgery
YAG Laser Surgery
Malpractice Claims not available
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How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
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Disciplinary action in another state(3/30/2010)
Action Taken: Surrender
Summary: Dr. Gope Chelaram Hotchandani; License # 134473
Nature of Complaint:
The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.
The physician on 02-04-2009 in the United States District Court, Western District of MIchigan was found guilty based on a guilty plea of Health Care Fraud, a felony. The physician was sentenced to imprisonment for a period of thirty days, three years supervised release upon release from imprisonment, and was ordered to pay a fine in the amount of $20,000.00 and restitution in the amount of $18,656.14.
The Michigan Board of Medicine on 07-15-2009 suspended the physician's license to practice medicine in the State of Michigan for a period of sixty days and placed the physician on probation for a period of three years to run concurrently with the physician's court ordered probation. The action was based upon the physician's felony conviction.
The New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct has accepted the Surrender of the physician's license to practice medicine in the State of New York.
State: New York
Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
Summary: Dr. Gope Chelaram Hotchandani License # 4301055889
Nature of Complaint
The physician complied with the Suspension requirements on September 1, 2009.
The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Professions has reinstated the physician’s Michigan medical license and placed his license on Probation
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
1 Board Action
Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence(2/28/2014)
Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Medical College Baroda, Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda
Medical School | Graduated 1970
University Affiliated Hospitals
Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
New Rochelle Hospital Med Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
St Mary Nazareth Hospital Center
Residency Hospital | Completed
The American Academy Of Cosmetic Surgery
Other Education | Completed
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Dr. Hotchandani has no awards or honors listed.
Media & Publications
Dr. Hotchandani has no media or publications listed.
Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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