Tarzana Audiologist Ordered to Cease and Desist Practice

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Audiologist Hershel Korngut was ordered by the Los Angeles Superior Court to cease and desist practicing audiology upon request of the Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board pursuant to California Penal Code section 23. This provision of the law allows for the discipline of an individual licensed pursuant to Business and Professions Code during a criminal proceeding, “if the crime charged is substantially related to the qualifications, functions, or duties of a licensee.” The state regulatory board has the authority to make recommendations to protect the public, but the court determines what discipline, if any, is imposed.

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