Archives for December 2013

Pregnant Doctor Labeled by Oregon Psychiatrist Howard Sampley – So She Sued him for $2 Million

The Register-Guard ER doctor sues psychiatrist By Greg Bolt Dec 31, 2013 An emergency room doctor in Coos Bay is suing a Eugene psychiatrist for more than $2 million over an alleged mis­diagnosis that required the doctor to temporarily withdraw from practicing medicine. The lawsuit filed by Dr. Susan Haney in Lane County Circuit Court […]

Psychiatrist Paul Fox who Treated Adam Lanza Years Ago Gave up his license last year over Sexual Misconduct with a Patient

The Hartford Courant Lanza’s Psychiatrist Later Surrendered License After “Sexual Relationship” With Patient By JOSH KOVNER December 30, 2013 A psychiatrist who treated Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza as a teenager surrendered his medical license several years later because of a “consensual sexual relationship” with a female patient, state health records indicate. Facing allegations of […]

PsychSearch leaves no stone unturned – Victorious Again!

Daily Republic Florida man pries records away from South Dakota officials By Chris Mueller Dec 26, 2013 It took nearly five months, but a Florida man has been allowed to view records about doctors excluded from Medicaid in South Dakota. In July, Ken Kramer, of Clearwater, Fla., asked the South Dakota Department of Social Services […]

DAILY REPUBLIC: documents abuses of the psychiatric profession

The Daily Republic (Mitchell, South Dakota) December 26, 2013 Florida man pries records away from SD officials By Chris Mueller It took nearly five months, but a Florida man has been allowed to view records about doctors excluded from Medicaid in South Dakota. In July, Ken Kramer, of Clearwater, Fla., asked the South Dakota Department […]

Top Prescribing Texas Psychiatrist G.K. Ravichandran Disciplined – Used Alzheimer Drug on 8-year-old

Houston Chronicle Houston psychiatrist disciplined for prescribing anti-Alzheimer’s drug to child By Lise Olsen December 21, 2013 A Houston psychiatrist has been disciplined for improperly prescribing anti-Alzheimer’s medication and other potentially dangerous drugs to an 8-year-old, according to a recent order by the Texas Medical Board. Dr. G.K. Ravichandran’s prescriptions placed the unidentified child at […]

Ohio Psychiatrist Ali Salim Gets 36 years in the Slammer – Killed Pregnant Woman and her Unborn Daughter

Columbus Dispatch Doctor sentenced to 36 years for killing pregnant woman By Laura Arenschield December 20, 2013 DELAWARE, Ohio — A doctor who admitted to killing a pregnant woman and her unborn daughter in the summer of 2012 was sentenced today to serve 36 years and 4 months in prison. Ali Salim, 44, pleaded guilty […]

Child Psychiatrist

Child Psychiatrist – Where Imaginary Friends Come to Die

Marin County, California Psychiatrist Guy Roger Gullion Suspended – Sexual Misconduct

Marin Independent Journal Marin psychiatrist disciplined over sex misconduct claim By Richard Halstead December 18, 2013 A psychiatrist who served as a long-term contract employee of the county of Marin has been disciplined by the Medical Board of California for alleged sexual misconduct with a female patient. The board placed Dr. Guy Roger Gullion on […]

Feds Arrest Texas Psychiatrist in $158 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme – “false claims for mental health treatment”

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs Houston Doctor Indicted for Her Alleged Role in $158 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 17, 2013 A Houston doctor has been arrested on charges related to her alleged participation in a $158 million Medicare fraud scheme involving false claims for mental health treatment. Acting […]

Silly Arizona Psychiatrist Michael Yasinski says “Affluenza” Exists

But the folks who popularized the term says it is social criticism, not psychiatry and are appalled by the Court Decision See here KPHO Valley psychiatrist says ‘affluenza’ a real condition Dec 13, 2013 By Greg Argos PHOENIX (CBS5) – A judge in Texas sentenced a 16-year-old to 10 years probation instead of jail time […]

California May Revoke License of Fresno County Jail Psychiatrist Pratap Narayan Accused of Gross Negligence, Incompetence, Unprofessional Conduct

Fresno Bee (California) State Medical Board targets former Fresno County Jail psychiatrist By Marc Benjamin; The Fresno Bee December 13, 2013 The former chief of psychiatric services in Fresno County Jail has been accused of gross negligence, incompetence, unprofessional conduct and inadequate record-keeping in his treatment of inmates. If the 18 disciplinary allegations against Dr. […]

Psychiatrist Chukwuma Igbokwe Faces License Revocation for Sexual Harassment, Exposed Himself to Hospital Administrator, Etc.

WalesOnline Doctor and ex-diplomat faces being struck off for sexually harassing colleague December 12, 2013 The doctor was found to have grabbed his colleague from behind and asked her for sex ‘over a desk’ A doctor and former diplomat who flashed at a colleague during a two-year ‘onslaught’ of sexual harassment faces being struck off […]

Crackhead University of Florida Psychiatrist in Hot Water for Prescribing Lethal Amount of Oxycontin to Patient – now “on leave without pay”

Gainesville Sun Medical board votes to reprimand UF professor with checkered past By Jeff Schweers Staff writer December 9, 2013 The Florida Board of Medicine has voted unanimously to reprimand a University of Florida psychiatry professor with a history of drug and alcohol addiction for allegedly prescribing a lethal amount of Oxycontin to a patient […]

Dishonest, Foul-mouthed psychiatrist Marinus Klijnsma who abused staff and said a patient could go ‘kill herself’ faces revocation of license

Daily Mail By Daily Mail Reporter December 9, 2013 A foul-mouthed psychiatrist who swore at staff and said a patient ‘can just go and kill herself’ faces being struck off after being found guilty of misconduct. Dr Marinus Klijnsma told a tribunal that his use of inappropriate and offensive language was a ‘dysfunctional habit’ that […]

California Revokes License of Psychiatrist David M. Gudeman – Negligently Prescribed Painkillers

Ventura County Star Medical board revokes Simi Valley psychiatrist’s license By Tom Kisken December 9, 2013 State regulators have told a Simi Valley psychiatrist he can no longer practice medicine and that his request for a rehearing has been denied, an attorney said Monday. The Medical Board of California agreed in October to an administrative […]