Archives for February 2014

California Prison Psychiatrist Pedro Eva Convicted of Grand Theft

The Californian Feb. 27, 2014 Dr. Pedro Eva, 49, of Soledad, has been convicted of grand theft and submitting false claims to the state of California while working at Salinas Valley State Prison, the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday. The charges stem from an investigation conducted by the Office of the Inspector General […]

Sydney psychiatrist to be Sentenced in Assaults Against Patients

9News National February 27, 2014 Former psychiatrist Ong Ming Tan had three rules he drummed home to his patients: honesty, confidentiality and speaking up when one is pissed off. The disgraced Sydney practitioner manipulated these principles and left four women deeply affected, a court has heard. Tan has pleaded guilty to four charges of aggravated […]

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Tennessee Psychiatrist Abul Kasem Fakhruddin Surrenders License after Overbilling $325,758

The Tennessean State medical board takes action against pain doctor, psychiatrist Improper narcotics prescriptions, billing bring action February 22, 2014 By Tom Wilemon A Nashville psychiatrist accused of overbilling Tennessee’s Medicaid program has surrendered his license, while a Lebanon pain doctor has had his suspended for improperly prescribing narcotics. The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners […]

Video – Penn. Psychiatrist Basem Shlewiet Arrested Again – More Women Come Forward with claims of Fondling

ABC 6 Action News (WPVI) February 21, 2014 DOYLESTOWN, Pa. Prosecutors have filed additional charges against a Doylestown psychiatrist already accused of inappropriately touching three women who came to his office for help. The Bucks County district attorney’s office said five more women informed authorities that 42-year-old Dr. Basem Shlewiet fondled them in his Doylestown […]

Video: NY Psychiatrist William Lewek Pleads Not Guilty to Burying Body in Backyard

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Psychiatrist accused of burying body pleads not guilty By Victoria E. Freile February 19, 2014 ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A psychiatrist accused of tampering with evidence in the disappearance of a New York man in October, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges. Last month, Matthew Straton’s body was removed from a […]

TV Newscast: Sacramento Psychiatrist Lenton Morrow under investigation – sex with suicidal patients

CBS Sacramento Sacramento Psychiatrist Accused Of Having Sex With Suicidal Patients By Ron Jones February 18, 2014 SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A psychiatrist has been accused of having inappropriate relations after at least two alleged victims came forward. They accuse Dr. Lenton Morrow of having sex with them while being treated for suicidal tendencies and substance […]

Top Psychiatrist Paul Strickland Pleads Guilty to Biting Wife’s Face – now under investigation by his employers

Manchester Evening News Top psychiatrist ‘ashamed’ after attacking ex-wife when she started new relationship By Amy Glendinning 18 Feb 2014 NHS doctor Paul Strickland, 51, launched the attack after finding out his ex-wife had started dating a mutual friend A top psychiatrist who bit his ex-wife’s face and broke her glasses after discovering she was […]

“Nut Cases” is what Psychiatrist Narinder Duggal’s attorney calls those patients who complained of unprofessional conduct, overprescribing, and making sexual advances

North Kitsap Herald Duggal to appeal medical commission’s findings by RICHARD D. OXLEY Feb 14, 2014 POULSBO — Dr. Narinder Duggal will appeal in Superior Court the state decision that stripped him of his medical license. Thomas Olmstead recently took over as Duggal’s lawyer. He will represent Duggal as they appeal the surrender of his […]

Psychiatrist Thomas Sachy Jailed – charged with contempt

Jones County News Psychiatrist jailed for contempt of court by Debbie Lurie-Smith February 7, 2010 A local psychiatrist who alleged corruption of the Jones County’s Sheriff’s Department and Superior Court system now resides at the Jones County Law Enforcement Center as a result of a contempt charge. Dr. Thomas H. Sachy was ordered incarcerated by […]

Lawsuit against Psychiatrist William Ellien alleges shady prescription practices, drug investigations and sex for drugs

wbtv.com Savannah psychiatrist accused of sexual assault on exotic dancer By Don Logana September 27, 2012 SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) – A Savannah psychiatrist is accused of sexual assault after the victim alleges he wrote prescriptions in exchange for sex. He is now on a leave of absence as Memorial Health is facing a lawsuit. Dr. […]

“Expert” in forensic psychiatry Charges with Sexual Assault

CBC News March 24, 2010 Aubrey Levin – Courtroom psychiatrist charged in sex assault Calgary psychiatrist Dr. Aubrey Levin is charged with sexually assaulting a patient. (CBC) Dr. Aubrey Levin, a Calgary psychiatrist who has worked extensively with justice officials on criminal cases, has been charged with sexual assault. Police say a 36-year-old man, one […]

Austin Texas psychiatrist Richard Sofinowski – License Suspended for Drug Crimes

Austin American-Statesman Psychiatrist cited in drug case suspended By Mary Ann Roser February 11, 2014 A Texas Medical Board panel has suspended the license of Austin psychiatrist Richard Edward Sofinowski who was indicted on drug charges last month, the board announced Monday. The panel took the action Feb. 6 saying that Sofinowski’s medical practice posed […]

Orange County Psychiatrist Surrenders License – incompetent, unprofessional and grossly negligent in treatment of psychiatric patient left with a broken neck for five hours

Los Angeles Times O.C. doctor accused by medical board to give up license By Lee Romney February 5, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — More than four years after a 52-year-old psychiatric patient was left with a broken neck for five hours on the floor of her room at Metropolitan State Hospital, the physician responsible for her […]

New York Drug Dealer Psychiatrist David Brizer “sentenced” – probation, community service and fined $5,000 for selling drug prescriptions worth millions of dollars

lohud.com Former Nyack psychiatrist gets probation for selling oxy scripts by Steve Lieberman Feb. 7, 2014 A psychiatrist once associated with the Nyack Hospital drug-treatment program has been sentenced to probation, community service and fined $5,000 for selling drug prescriptions worth millions of dollars. Dr. David Brizer, 60, received the non-jail sentence Monday on the […]