Archives for May 2014

Johnathan Greenfield – Psychiatrist – Grand Theft Arrest

westbocanews.com 6 Arrests: DUI, Theft and More by Warren Redlich May 17, 2014 Excerpt: Last, Johnathan Greenfield … 44, was arrested early Monday by Boca PD, also for grand theft of a motor vehicle. His reported address is in Seasons of Boca Raton. We’re not sure, but it looks like he is a psychiatrist operating […]

William Lewek, NY Psychiatrist – “Backyard Body Psychiatrist”

Democrat & Chronicle William Lewek must go to trial By Gary Craig May 22, 2014 A judge has denied a bid by a local psychiatrist to enter a substance abuse program. Dr. William Lewek, who allegedly hid the body of Matthew Straton in his backyard in October, had hoped to be directed to a specialized […]

Austin psychiatrist Charles Fischer awaits trial on allegations that he sexually abused up to nine adolescent male patients

Austin American-Statesman (Texas) DOCTORS DISCIPLINED BY TEXAS MEDICAL BOARD By American-Statesman Staff May 23, 2014 Charles Fischer waits in the elevator after appearing in court at the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center on July 12, 2012[/caption]Two Austin physicians, including a psychiatrist awaiting trial on allegations that he sexually abused up to nine adolescent male patients, were […]

U.S. Department of Justice Announces Louisiana Psychiatrist Zahid Imran pleaded guilty in Medicare Fraud

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 22, 2014 Owner and Recruiter for Louisiana and Texas Mental Health Clinics Convicted as Part of $258 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme in Baton Rouge, Louisiana An owner and operator of community mental health centers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as a […]

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James Clopton – Sacramento Psychiatrist – Raided by DEA

PsychSearch.net California Psychiatrist James Clopton Under Attack from DEA and California Medical Board By Joel Voss, CCHR Tampa May 21, 2014 Big problems for psychiatrist James Clopton, a/k/a Kirk Clopton. According to U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) records Clopton on May 22, 2009 and July 8, 2009, “illegally distributed OxyContin, a schedule II controlled substance,” […]

Feds Nab Miami Psychiatrist Barry Kaplowitz – Medicare Fraud – Judge declares: “It’s outrageous”

Miami Herald Federal agents round up South Florida doctor and others in Medicare fraud takedown By Jay Weaver May 12, 2014 When about 20 newly arrested Medicare fraud suspects appeared in Miami federal court on Monday, one stood out: Dr. Barry Kaplowitz. The Aventura psychiatrist served as the medical director of an outpatient mental health […]

Psychiatrist Stanley Dobrowolski Gets the Slammer – Sexual Misconduct

Blackburn News Psychiatrist Sentenced to Four Years For Abusing Patients By Avery Moore May 15, 2014 “He was my support system, my parent, my confidant, my compass and my guide. He was my cheerleader,” she said as she stood before the man she had put all her trust in for over two decades. A man […]

Child Porn Psychiatrist wants to “treat” again

Billings Gazette Billings psychiatrist again seeks reinstatement of his medical license By Cindy Uken A Billings child and adolescent psychiatrist who spent time in prison for possessing child pornography is trying yet again to get his medical license back so he can return to practice. Dr. James H. Peak has petitioned the state Board of […]

Louisiana Psychiatrist Faces 10 years in the Slammer – Medicare Fraud

The Advocate BR psychiatrist pleads guilty to health care fraud By Joe Gyan Jr. May 14, 2014 A 56-year-old Baton Rouge psychiatrist pleaded guilty Tuesday to plotting to commit health care fraud in what federal prosecutors called a 7-year scheme that cost Medicare tens of millions of dollars. Dr. Zahid Imran will face up to […]

Video – Washington State Psychiatrist Said Farzad Made Bomb Threat – Doesn’t Remember – “Anger Induced Blackout” He says

KIRO Tacoma psychiatrist accused of making bomb threats speaks out May 12, 2014 TACOMA, Wash. — A Tacoma psychiatrist accused of threatening to blow up an insurance office said he might have made the threat, but doesn’t remember doing it because of an anger-induced blackout. Dr. Said Farzad was arrested May 6 by Bothell police […]

Florida Psychiatrist Patricia Hough Gets Prison Time For Tax Evasion – Must Repay $15 Million

The Ledger Psychiatrist Gets 2-Year Sentence for Tax Evasion By SHELBY WEBB May 11, 2014 FORT MYERS | An Englewood doctor convicted last fall of filing false tax returns and conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service was sentenced Friday to two years in federal prison and three years of supervised release. Dr. Patricia Hough, […]

Louisiana Psychiatrist Zahid Imran on his Medicaid Fraud “Unfortunately, I’m going to be incarcerated”

The Advocate Psychiatrist says he’ll plead guilty in Medicare fraud case By Bill Lodge May 08, 2014 Baton Rouge psychiatrist Dr. Zahid Imran confirmed Thursday that he has agreed to plead guilty in a criminal case that alleged he participated in a scheme that cost Medicare $37.9 million. “That’s correct,” Imran, 56, said. “I am […]

Oregon Psychiatrist Joel Rice Sentenced for Shooting 7 Cows

Capital Press Psychiatrist sentenced in cattle shooting By Mateusz Perkowski May 7, 2014 LA GRANDE, Ore. — A psychiatrist from Eastern Oregon has pleaded guilty to seven counts of first degree animal abuse for shooting several cows last year. Joel Rice, 57, was sentenced to two days in jail and two years of probation, as […]

Video – Minnesota Psychiatrist James Christensen Threatens Patient with Shock Treatment

Star Tribune State psychiatrist reprimanded for threatening mentally ill patient with electroshock therapy By CHRIS SERRES May 6, 2014 A state psychiatrist has admitted to threatening a mentally ill patient with electroshock therapy at the Minnesota Security Hospital, resulting in a rare reprimand from the state agency that oversees the state mental hospital. The psychiatrist, […]