Arnold Hutschnecker, 89-YEAR-OLD Psychiatrist, sued for Sex with a patient – under the guise of psychiatric treatment

Newsday (New York) Therapist, 89, Accused of Seduction By Anthony M. DeStefano January 30, 1988 She was in her thirties. He was her octogenarian psychiatrist. Was what they had together love or was it therapy? That is the question to be answered in an unusual medical malpractice action now winding its way through State Supreme […]

Ajit Trikha, Illinois Psychiatrist, Sentenced for Defrauding Medicare $1.755 million

Belleville News-Democrat (Illinois) Belleville psychiatrist sentenced to more than two years for fraud By Beth Hundsdorfer April 3, 2008 A Belleville psychiatrist received a 30-month prison sentence today after he admitted to defrauding Medicare of $1.755 million. Ajit Trikha, 55, pleaded guilty to two counts of health care fraud in June by overbilling Medicare and […]

Harold Goldberg, Massachusetts Psychiatrist, suspended, 11-year sexual relationship with a patient

The Boston Globe Center suspends director; Psychiatrist admits sexual relationship with private patient By Dolores Kong June 2, 1989 The director of the state-run West-Ros-Park Mental Health Center has been suspended without pay after admitting he had an 11-year sexual relationship with a patient he was treating in his private psychiatry practice. Dr. Harold L. […]

Margaret Bean-Bayog, Massachusetts Psychiatrist, accused of sexual misconduct, psychiatric malpractice and wrongful death

The Boston Globe Written records cover case notes, letters, fantasy By Don Aucoin April 6, 1992 The case of a Lexington psychiatrist and the patient she is accused of driving to suicide has unfolded publicly to an unusual extent because of a voluminous written record that includes three major groups: case notes, sexual fantasies, and […]

Stanley Kanter, nationally known Harvard Medical School psychiatrist, surrenders medical license – allegations of sex abuse

The Boston Globe Psychiatrist accused of abuse agrees to shut down practice By Alison Bass, Globe Staff July 15, 1992 A nationally known Harvard Medical School psychiatrist, already charged with sexually abusing one female patient, has agreed to stop practicing medicine in the wake of three new allegations of sexual misconduct against him. Dr. Stanley […]

California psychiatrist Leon Fajerman, gets house arrest for sexual abuse – shocking and angering his victims

NBC San Diego South Bay Psychiatrist Guilty of Sexual Assault Avoids Jail Time By NBC 7 Staff January 18, 2019 A South Bay psychiatrist who admitted to sexually abusing six female patients avoided a jail sentence Friday, shocking and angering his victims. Leon Fajerman at first denied allegations he sexually assaulted the women during counseling […]

UK psychiatrist Brian Harris on trial – charges of indecent assault and rape against five men

BBC Dr Brian Harris, 77, worked for the NHS and in a private practice in Cardiff for 40 years. March 14, 2017 He denies all 13 charges of sexual assault, indecent assault and rape against five men. The allegations are said to have taken place between 1991 and 2011. The trial at Merthyr Crown Court […]

Welsh psychiatrist Brian Harris’ license revoked – continued to “practice” while under investigation for sexual misconduct

BMJ Psychiatrist who saw patients after being told to stop practising is struck off By Clare Dyer December 15, 2017 A former consultant psychiatrist who ignored an order from the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service to stop practising while under investigation for misconduct has been struck off the UK medical register. Brian Harris, 77, of south […]

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