The Berkshire Eagle
A text and a voicemail were all patients got when a Lenox psychiatrist’s office closed
By Meg Britton-Mehlisch
November 8, 2022
LENOX — Late last month, a Lenox psychiatrist, Dr. Paul Glass III, sent a text to patients letting them know his office on Church Street was closed due to an emergency. Later that day, patients heard a message on the office line telling them to seek other care.
“Dr. Glass’ office is now closed indefinitely,” the message said. “Dr. Glass cannot provide medical care or prescribe medication. We sincerely apologize for the abrupt notice.”…
Over the last week, The Berkshire Eagle attempted multiple times to reach Glass via email and phone call — without success. The only clue to the practice’s sudden closing comes from a two-page document from the state’s Board of Registration in Medicine.
On Thursday, the Board of Registration in Medicine — the entity responsible for licensing, regulating and disciplining the state’s doctors — voted to ratify a voluntary agreement by Glass not to practice medicine.
A copy of the agreement shows Glass signed the document Oct. 26, the same day he notified patients…