I AM PLANING TO OPEN AN INTERNET AS WELL AS OFFICE BASED CONSULTATION SERVICE IN NYC OR NJ. OFFICE WITH EXAM/CONSULT ROOM THERE WILL BE A NY OR NJ LICENSED NURSE TO TAKE BLOOD PRESSURE AND MEDICAL HISTORY FROM EACH PATIENT
IS IT LEGAL FOR A LICENSED DOCTOR FROM A SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRY TO PREFORM CONSULTATIONS ON PERSPECTIVE CLIENTS WHO WOULD LIKE TO HAVE SOME TYPE OF PLASTIC SURGERY PREFORMED IN PARTICULAR SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRY.
State/Country relating to Question: New York
JUST BRAINSTORMING SO FAR THIS IS THE FIRST ATTEMPT TO FIND THE LEGALITY OF MY BUSINESS DONT WANT TO GO TOO FAR AND WASTE MONEY IF ITS NOT LEGAL
HAVING THE OFFICE IS LEGAL IF DOCTOR FROM ABROAD DOESN'T TOUCH POTENTIAL PATIENT CORRECT
Are you a licensed physician in the USA?
i already wrote a full description a i dont know what happenedso i would like to open an internet and office based consultation company in nyc or njto have an office with consult / exam room. there will be licensed nurse from here checking blood pressure and taking medical info. ( or no nurse if not legal because not actual doctor's office)doctor who practices abroad visit nyc to consult with potential client who are looking to have some type of plastic surgery. we are connecting people in the states with the doctor from south america where they can meet with the doctor in our ofice before they travel out of country. doctors will not provide any medical attention just advise for potential surgery at there office in south americawe arent affiliated with doctor we are only a referral service thats provides a up front consult with client
If you are not licensed in the USA, you cannot open a staffed medical office as the head physician. It is against the law to have a staffed office in which you are unable to practice, and to have a nurse provide consolation from your direction, especially for procedures that will be taking place outside the country.
You can be accused of practicing without a license, Fraud, and operating a "front" since the majority of the procedures will be taking place outside the country in South America.
I am sorry.
Dimitry Alexander Kaplun, Esq.
but is it legal to have internet based consultation service where clients can chat live a recieve consultation from doctor outside usits not a medical office its just a regular office where people come to meet doctor who may potentially provide them plastic surgery nurse isnt needed
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