Archives for June 2014

Paul Termansen – Psychiatrist – required to have chaperon when “treating” female patients

From the notice mentioned in the below story: “Termansen’s office reception and patient encounter rooms will have legible signage posted about the chaperone requirement for female patients.” The Province North Vancouver psychiatrist ordered to have chaperon present when treating female patients By The Province June 29, 2014 A North Vancouver psychiatrist has been ordered by […]

Priscilla Ilem – 85 year-old Psychiatrist – Pleaded Guilty to Illegal Prescriptions

The Star-Ledger N.J. psychiatrist pleads guilty to illegal prescriptions By Jason Grant September 15, 2012 CAMDEN — An 85-year-old psychiatrist who recently practiced medicine from her home in Wayne admitted Friday to illegally selling prescriptions for a powerful pain medication as part of her practice, authorities said. Priscilla Ilem, who reportedly practiced psychiatry for 40 […]

Priscilla Sheldon Cost, Psychiatrist – Charged with manufacturing Ecstasy

The Baltimore Sun Psychiatrist among those charged in Towson drug raid By Scott Dance and Nayana Davis June 26, 2014 An addiction rehabilitation psychiatrist with a history of treatment for alcohol and drug abuse was among those charged Wednesday with manufacturing and distributing the drug Ecstasy at a Towson home. Dr. Priscilla W. Sheldon-Cost, 51, […]

David Buckley – Psychiatrist – Sentenced – marijuana smuggling operation

The Miami Herald February 6, 1985 EX-PSYCHIATRIST GETS PRISON TERM By Herald Staff David K. Buckley, formerly a Fort Lauderdale psychiatrist, has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to drug charges. Buckley, 39, of 2525 Barcelona Dr., was indicted last May by a federal grand jury in Maine for his involvement […]

Rehana Hussain, Psychiatrist – Criminal Charges Sought in Suicide

SoMdNews Woman continues quest for closure against Waldorf psychiatrist State board found doctor violated care standards in treating suicide victim by Jeff Newman June 25, 2014 Armed with a final order from the Maryland Board of Physicians, a local woman plans to seek criminal charges in Prince George’s County against a Waldorf psychiatrist whom she […]

Robert Kammerman – Psychiatrist, Grew Pot – Gave it to Patient he had Sex with

United Press International Dateline: Alfred, Maine June 6, 1985 A psychiatrist accused of seducing a patient and supplying her with marijuana and liquor — despite knowing about her bout with alcoholism — has agreed to a $165,000 out-of-court malpractice settlement. Dr. Robert Kammerman admitted no guilt in a document he signed releasing him from all […]

Lowell Finkelstein – NYC Psychiatrist Arrested – Strangulation of Nude Man in his Apartment

The New York Times PSYCHIATRIST, 33, HELD IN SLAYING October 27, 1985 A 33-year-old psychiatrist was arrested yesterday in connection with the apparent strangulation of a man found nude in the psychiatrist’s apartment in Manhattan, the police said. The police said they expected the psychiatrist, Dr. Lowell Finkelstein, to be charged with second-degree murder. Officers […]

Robert M Thompson – Psychiatrist, Got 200 Years in Prison

United Press International Dateline: Little Rock, Arkansas October 2, 1982 A psychiatrist convicted for homosexual abuse of a 13-year-old boy was sentenced to 200 years in prison and fined $200,000. “I’m still shocked,” Dr. Robert M. Thompson said as he was led from the courtroom Friday. “I must be a pretty bad guy. I didn’t […]

Louis Tsavaris – License Revoked for Killing Patient

The Associated Press State Revokes Tsavaris’ Medical License By Ken Klein October 11, 1982 State medical authorities have revoked the license of a Tampa psychiatrist because he was convicted of manslaughter in the death of a female patient, officials said Monday. Dr. Louis J. Tsavaris was barred from practicing medicine by the Florida Board of […]

Charles Culver – “Captain Ethics” Psychiatrist Expelled by the American Psychiatric Association

The Associated Press Medical Ethicist Disciplined for Affair With Patient Dateline: LEBANON, N.H. December 22, 1992 A psychiatrist once billed as “Captain Ethics” has been expelled by the American Psychiatric Association for allegedly having sex with a patient. Dr. Charles Culver, who helped found the Ethics Institute at Dartmouth College, was investigated by the association […]

Leo D’Souza – Cincinnati psychiatrist accused of sexually touching the genitals of eight young male patients

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio) Doctor’s career on the line By Kimball Perry May 26, 2008 D’Souza accused of sexual impropriety with boys Born and raised in India, Leo D’Souza became a medical doctor and child psychiatrist before building a respected practice over the last 20 years in the Cincinnati area. Now, he’s fighting for his […]

Ewen Cameron – Psychiatrist did CIA LSD experiments

United Press International May 6, 1981 Psychological treatment given Velma Orlikow at a Montreal hospital in the 1950s was not unlike ”brainwashing” at concentration camps, an expert witness has told a court hearing her suit for damages. In Mrs. Orlikow’s lawsuit against the Royal Victoria Hospital, the late Dr. Ewen Cameron is accused of having […]

Robert E Bell Jr – Head Psychiatrist Arrested Over Cans of Tuna

The Miami Herald PRISON PSYCHIATRIST JAILED AFTER ALTERCATION May 22, 1991 By Herald Staff Florida State Prison’s head psychiatrist was in jail Tuesday on charges of breaking into a Bradford County home and threatening his former girlfriend at knife-point. Robert E Bell Jr, who has worked at the Starke prison since 1988, was arrested after […]

Psychiatrist William Lewek (Body-in-Backyard) Sued by Mother

Democrat & Chronicle Matthew Straton’s mom sues Dr. Lewek By Gary Craig June 9, 2014 A Rochester psychiatrist who allegedly buried a dead man in his backyard is being sued by the mother of the deceased. Kym Straton, the mother of Matthew Straton, sued Dr. William Lewek in late May, court records show. The lawsuit […]

Emery Berczeller – Psychiatrist accused of filing false claims

The New York Times August 13, 1981 2 Indicted by U.S. In Medicare Fraud A Federal grand jury in Manhattan indicted a psychiatrist and a psychologist on charges of filing false Medicare claims in a 15-month period at the Beacon Hall Home for Adults in Beacon, N.Y. The psychiatrist, Dr. Emery Berczeller of Forest Hills, […]