OSWEGO, NY – A local physican’s failure to maintain accurate patient records and negligence has resulted in his ability to practice being limited.
Dhanraj J Soogree, MD, of 144 W. Fourth St., Oswego, was cited recently by the the NYS Department of Health.
The limitation is effective as of May 2, 2013.
“The physician’s medical license is limited precluding all patient contact and the practice of medicine clinical or otherwise. The physician may not use his medical license as a basis for practicing any other profession licensed or regulated by the New York State Board of Regents, Department of Health of Department of State,” the DOH said.
This order is a modification of the terms previously imposed on March 3, 2013 and doesn’t constitute a new disciplinary action.
The physician did not contest the charges of negligence on more than one occasion and failing to maintain accurate patient records.
Soogree joined the medical staff at OCO’s Fulton Health Center in the fall of 2010.
Dr. Soogree came to the Fulton Health Center from Oswego Hospital where he worked for 15 years. His focus is on family care.
“Dhanraj Soogree, MD, has not provided care in Oswego Hospital’s emergency room since September of 2010. He officially resigned his courtesy/consulting medical staff privileges in February. Oswego Hospital will not comment on any action reportedly being taken by the New York State Department of Health,” Oswego Health said in a prepared statement this afternoon.