Deborah Parr, Colorado psychiatrist, suspended because of her recommendations of medical marijuana use.

The Durango Herald Durango doctor’s license suspended over medical marijuana One of four practitioners accused of excessive plant recommendations to patients By Luke Perkins July 20, 2016 Dr. Deborah Parr, a psychiatrist who practices in Durango, had her medical license suspended Tuesday in connection with her recommendations regarding medical use of marijuana. Parr is one […]

Top Prescribing Psychiatrist Fernando Mendez-Villamil wrote bogus prescriptions, defrauded federal agencies

Sun Sentinel To save Medicare, watch fraud — and politicians By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board July 29, 2016 Candidates often promise to balance budgets — without making drastic cuts — by eliminating “waste, fraud and abuse.” When pressed, many who make that empty promise can’t point to specifics. There is one vast federal program, however, […]

South Miami psychiatrist Fernando Mendez Villamil gets prison time

South Florida Business Journal Psychiatrist gets prison time for role in $63M health care fraud By Nina Lincoff Jul 26, 2016 South Miami psychiatrist Fernando Mendez Villamil was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for his role in Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security fraud schemes, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office announced Monday. […]

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SBS Struck-off psychiatrist can practise again A NSW psychiatrist struck off after drug and patient misconduct will be subjected to a string of conditions after winning his battle to work again. June 28, 2016 A psychiatrist who became addicted to heroin and had a sexual relationship with a patient has won his battle to be […]

Anton Fry, Connecticut Psychiatrist, investigated for providing “services” to patients over the telephone

NewsTimes Danbury psychiatrist settles Medicare fraud allegations By Dirk Perrefort July 28, 2016 DANBURY — A local psychiatrist and his practice, the Comprehensive Psychiatric Care, have agreed to pay federal officials more than $36,000 to settle allegations of Medicare fraud. According to a statement released from the U.S. Justice Department, Dr. Anton Fry and CPC […]

Helen Marmanidis, Aussie Psychiatrist – make lose her $1.4 Million Mansion because of a $2000 car crash

The Advertiser Leading psychiatrist on brink of losing $1.4m North Adelaide mansion over a $2084 car crash Andrew Hough and Tom Bowden July 27, 2016 A LEADING psychiatrist is on the brink of losing her $1.4 million North Adelaide mansion at auction on Friday after an extraordinary legal battle over a $2084 car crash. Dr […]

Ian Stuart McAlpine, Aussie Psychiatrist, Charged with Sexually Abusing 3 former child patients

PerthNow Former child psychiatrist faces 40 child sex abuse charges in Perth court Joel Kelly July 27, 2016 A 68-year-old man accused of sexually abusing three children while working as a child psychiatrist about 30 years ago has faced court. Ian Stuart McAlpine intends to plead not guilty to all 40 charges against him. Mr […]

Canadian Psychiatrist, Sentenced for Sex Crimes, too Dangerous to Release from Prison

The London Free Press Former doctor Stanley Dobrowolski, sentenced for sex crimes, denied parole because he’s too great a public risk By Jane Sims July 23, 2016 Even a prison sentence can’t seem to change lascivious, disgraced ex-doctor Stanley Dobrowolski. The 69-year-old former London psychiatrist, serving a four-year sentence for sex crimes, has been denied […]

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