- A Jersey City dentist who allegedly prescribed
Controlled Dangerous Substances to his girlfriend,
who was not a patient of his, faces the suspension
or revocation of his license to practice dentistry,
under a Complaint filed with the state Board
of Dentistry by Attorney General Anne Milgram.
S. Schneiderman, a Livingston resident, allegedly
issued prescriptions for Oxycodone, Oxycontin
and/or Percocet to his girlfriend. In addition
to writing specific prescriptions, Dr. Schneiderman
also is accused of giving and providing access
to blank prescriptions to his girlfriend,
which he knew she would use to obtain additional
CDS. Dr. Schneiderman compounded his illegality
by using the prescription pad of another dentist
to avoid detection.
allegedly wrote at least 65 prescription blanks
totaling 1,880 dosage units of Percocet and
13 dosage units of Oxycontin for his girlfriend.
Each of these medications is a highly addictive,
Schedule II narcotic pain reliever.
misuse of prescription pain killers endangers
the public,” Attorney General Milgram
said. “Dr. Schneiderman violated the
trust placed in him as a member of the medical
community. He cannot be allowed to remain
State also is seeking the assessment of civil
penalties against Schneiderman and the reimbursement
of its investigative and legal costs.
Enforcement Bureau within the Division of
Consumer Affairs conducted the investigation
of this matter.
will investigate allegations of professional
misconduct and of actions which violate the
regulations enacted by our licensing boards,”
said David Szuchman, Consumer Affairs Director.
“Licensees who violate our laws and
regulations will be held accountable.”
Attorney General David M. Puteska is representing
the State in this matter.