Archives for March 2013

NY Government Psychiatrist Surrenders License after 25 years of inappropriate relationships – receives annual state pension of nearly $58,000

Journal News Mt. Kisco surgeon, Pearl River psychiatrist cited by state Mar 18, 2013 A Mount Kisco plastic surgeon who failed to monitor a patient during a facelift and a Pearl River psychiatrist who allegedly had inappropriate relationships with patients for 25 years have been cited by the state Department of Health. The separate cases […]

Judge Gives a Call to a Florida Psychiatrist’s Office

CBS Miami CBS4 Investigates: Prescriptions In DUI Case Called “Illegal” By Gary Nelson March 14, 2013 Sandor Guillen is charged with DUI manslaughter, but his case may spawn a second investigation into how he came to possess prescription drugs. A CBS4 News investigation shows a Broward county physician and nurse practitioner may have violated state […]

Female patient: “I thought, he’s a doctor. He is not someone who has just done a course off the internet.”

Heart 97.6 Psychiatrist Guilty Of Sexual Assault By Bela Shah March 14, 2013 A psychiatrist from Hitchin has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman patient during a consultation. Doctor Harmadan Singh said he asked to see the woman’s pubic hair because he thought she might be suffering from a hormone imbalance. But the […]

Half of Drug Company Payoffs Go to One “specialty” – Psychiatry

ProPublica Dollars for Docs Mints a Millionaire by Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein March 11, 2013 Dr. Jon W. Draud, the medical director of psychiatric and addiction medicine at two Tennessee hospitals, pursues some eclectic passions. He’s bred sleek Basenji hunting dogs for show. And last summer, the Tennessee State Museum featured “African Art: The […]

Former head of American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry argues that genital touching of boys was a normal part of his practice

San Mateo County Times San Mateo psychiatrist molestation trial delayed two months By Joshua Melvin March 6, 2013 REDWOOD CITY — A judge agreed Tuesday to a once-esteemed San Mateo child psychiatrist’s request to delay his retrial on charges of molesting his young male patients. Williams Ayres’ trial was slated to begin this coming Monday, […]

Police in Canada Search For Psychiatrist’s Patients

BlackBurn News Police Search For Psychiatrist’s Patients By Avery Moore March 5th, 2013 London Police are searching for dozens of women they say were recorded without their knowledge in the office of psychiatrist Stanley Dobrowolski. Dobrowolski was arrested in November and charged with two counts of sexual assault and one count of voyeurism. In January, […]