Dr. Modesto Fontanez, MD

Dr. Modesto Fontanez, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Modesto Fontanez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Ronkonkoma, NY and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus in 1972 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2805 Veterans Memorial Hwy Ste 8

Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

Contact Information

(631) 738-8300

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Fontanez does not have any board certifications listed.

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

3 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (1/11/2013)
    Action Taken: Revocation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New York
  • Disciplinary action in another state (11/16/2012)
    Action Taken: Revocation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: North Dakota
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (7/7/2009)
    Action Taken: Revocation
    Summary: Modesto Fontanez, MD License 35083857

    Nature of Complaint

    The physician allegedly failed to conform to minimal standards of care with treatment of two specified patients.

    Action Taken

    The physician entered into an Interim Agreement with the State Medical Board of Ohio in which the physician agreed not to practice medicine and surgery in the state of Ohio until the Board has issued a Final Order concerning the allegations.

    January 12, 2011 – Board Order

    The Board Attorney Hearing Examiner has determined that the medical record presents an alarming picture of serious errors and omissions. The physician’s presentation indicated that he is lacking in fundamental awareness and/or integrity. A limitation to non-surgical practice would not provide sufficient protection to the public. Upon the Report and Recommendation from the Board Attorney Hearing Examiner, the State Medical Board of Ohio has ORDERED that the physician’s certificate to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Ohio shall be Permanently Revoked.

    January 26, 2011 – Court Action

    The physician has filed a Notice of Appeal of the Board’s January 12, 2011 Order with the Franklin County of Common Pleas.

    State: Ohio
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • San Juan City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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