Archives for April 1999

Phillip Cenac, psychiatrist, suspended for “unethical practices”

The Associated Press State & Local Wire April 17, 1999 Hospital suspends executive Dateline: Greensburg, La. St. Helena Parish Hospital has suspended the staff privileges of its chief executive officer who is also a psychiatrist at the hospital, according to a letter signed by the chief of staff. Thursday’s action against Dr. Phillip Louis Cenac […]

Mayna Choudry, CA psychiatrist, arrested for drugging woman to unconsciousness, then sexually assaulting and beating her

The Associated Press Dateline: Modesto, Calif. April 11, 1999 A California state prison psychiatrist has been arrested at a Modesto motel in the rape of a Reno, Nev., woman, officers said. Mayna Meah Choudry, 65, is accused of using drugs Wednesday to make the 39-year-old woman lose consciousness, then sexually assaulting and beating the woman. […]

Gloria Keraga, psychiatrist, accused of collecting excessive insurance payments by convincing patients that they needed treatment for multiple personalities related to satanic-cult abuse

The Houston Chronicle Defendants free, but not cleared, in cult-memories trial; Psychotherapists still say patients were abused By Mark Smith April 04, 1999 Two Houston psychotherapists once accused of an insurance scheme exploiting patients’ memories of satanic abuse say they still believe cults may have been responsible for the patients’ conditions. Gloria Keraga, who worked […]

Lance Pope, Psychiatrist, Sentenced for Thievery

The Associated Press Psychiatrist sentenced in house-sale scam April 2, 1999 Early last year, Massachusetts antiques dealers were delighted with the opportunity a psychiatrist gave them to buy the contents of well-appointed homes on Martha’s Vineyard. What they didn’t know was that he had broken into the homes they were visiting. On Thursday, Lance Pope, […]