MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwire - January 14, 2011) - FONAR Corporation (NASDAQ: FONR), The Inventor of MR Scanning™, today announced that on January 11, 2011, the Company received a determination letter from the Listing Qualifications Staff of The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (the "Staff Determination") notifying the Company that, based upon the Company's non-compliance with the $2.5 million stockholders' equity requirement set forth in NASDAQ Listing Rule 5550(b) as of January 7, 2011, the Company's securities were subject to delisting from The NASDAQ Capital Market unless the Company requests a hearing before the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel (the "NASDAQ Panel"). 

The Company plans to timely request a hearing before the NASDAQ Panel, which will stay any action with respect to the Staff Determination until the Panel renders a decision subsequent to the hearing. There can be no assurance that the Panel will grant the Company's request for continued listing.

As previously announced, on October 14, 2010, the Company received notice from the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Staff that its stockholders' equity was below the minimum requirement for continued listing on The NASDAQ Capital Market. Pursuant to the Listing Rules, the Company requested and was granted an extension, through January 7, 2011. The Company did not meet the terms of the extension by January 7, 2011, which resulted in the issuance of the Staff Determination.

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Contact Information:

Daniel Culver
FONAR Corporation
Tel: 631-694-2929
Fax: 631-390-1709