BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Dr. James Corasanti, who was acquitted of felony D.W.I. and vehicular manslaughter charges, but found guilty of common law D.W.I. in the July 2011 crash that killed 18-year-old Alix Rice, has been censured and fined by the New York State Department of Health.
The health department acted after Dr. Corasanti admitted guilt to the charge of having been convicted of driving while intoxicated. Dr. Corasanti was censured, fined $10,000 and put on probation for five years. He may apply for a modification or termination of the terms of probation after at least three years.
While on probation, Dr. Corasanti can only practice medicine when supervised by a licensed physician; board certified in an appropriate specialty and monitored by qualified health care professionals.
Read the full report on Dr. Corasanti from the New York State Department of Health