The following is a listing of public actions taken by the Board of Examiners for Optometrists or the Connecticut Department of Public Health.

 

For disciplinary actions older than two years, please view the Department of Public Health's Regulatory Action Reports.

 

Please note that effective dates of all actions are included.  If an action is appealed, a court ordered stay may delay the imposition of a Board action.  A listing of all appeals filed within the past thirty days is included in this report.

 

Copies of documents referenced in this report, including Memoranda of Decision
following a hearing, Consent Orders, Voluntary Surrenders, and Summary Suspensions are available on THE LICENSE VERIFICATION WEB SITE

 

NOTE: The following information is not intended for licensure verification purposes.

 

You may verify a license on-line at www.elicense.ct.gov or by calling 860-509-7603.


 
Last updated May 26, 2016

May 2016
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken  Effective Date 
 Lance Alpert, OD
 #002023
 Manchester, CT
 Practice Restrictions
 Vacated
 05/25/2016 
 
March 2014
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken  Effective Date 
 Ross Zeldes, OD
 #002162
 Manchester, CT  Voluntary Surrender   03/12/2014 
 
September 2013
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 C. Leroy W. Bentham, OD
 #002213
 Brooklyn, NY   Probation - 6 months   10/01/2013 
 Kristie Katkavich, OD
 #002698
 Willimantic, CT 
 Agreement not renew
 or reinstate license 
  08/15/2013
 
July 2013
 Name
 License No.
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 Ross Zeldes, OD
 #002162
 Newington, CT  Summary Suspension   07/29/2013 
 
May 2013
 Name
 License Number
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
 Lance Alpert, OD
 #002023
 Manchester, CT 
 Practice Restriction
 Must have a chaperone
 when examining female patients 
 05/15/2013
 
 
February 2012
 Name
 License Number
 Address   Action Taken   Effective Date 
Vernon Tompkins, OD
#000916
 Palntsville, CT
 Civil Penalty - $5000.00
 Probation - 1 year
 03/01/2012