Archives for June 2011

South Florida Psychiatrist Guilty in Medicaid Racket

The Miami Herald South Florida psychiatrist pleads guilty to massive Medicare fraud By JAY WEAVER South Florida psychiatrist Alan Gumer got in near the start of the nation’s largest mental-health clinic racket in 2004, signing bogus medical evaluations to qualify patients for costly group therapy sessions covered by Medicare. “At times,’’ Gumer also “prescribed psychiatric […]

Newspaper says Expand Investigation of Psychiatrists

The Palm Beach Post Check up on DJJ doctors Anyone with an Internet connection can go online and see that Dr. Gold Smith Dorval is on probation with the Florida Board of Medicine and that his medical license was suspended because he stole money from Medicaid. Why, then, did the Department of Juvenile Justice allow […]

Troubled Psychs hired to treat kids in state custody

Palm Beach Post Dosed in juvie jail: Troubled doctors hired to treat kids in state custody By Michael LaForgia By the time Florida started paying Dr. Gold Smith Dorval to counsel and medicate jailed children, the Pembroke Pines psychiatrist already had experience with kids in state custody. He had used them, authorities said, to bilk […]

Carlos Delos-Reyes, Psychiatrist, License Revoked, Misconduct, Accepted Kidney From Patient

The Ithaca Journal (New York) Elmira psychiatrist loses license June 17, 2011 By G. Jeffrey Aaron The New York State Health Department has revoked the license of an Elmira psychiatrist who has admitted charges of misconduct, including accepting a kidney from a patient. Dr. Carlos Delos-Reyes received his license to practice medicine in New York […]

Another suit filed against embattled jail psychiatrist

Hernando Today By TONY HOLT She was offended, violated and wasn’t going to take it anymore, she said. The former Hernando County jail inmate reported the alleged sexual harassment by her psychiatrist to a female correctional officer. She consoled the shaken inmate. The two women talked. They cried. The officer promised to report it to […]