Archives for July 2014

Charles Parker – Psychiatrist prescribed escalating doses of Adderall – patient later committed suicide

The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, VA.) An Increased Dosage. A Suicide Victim. Lots of Questions By Elizabeth Simpson July 26, 2014 Two psychiatrists who prescribed escalating doses of Adderall to a Virginia Beach man who later committed suicide are being asked to defend allegations against them by the state Board of Medicine, casting new light on a […]

Riyaz Mazcuri (aka Riaz) – Texas Psychiatrist arrested for Human Trafficking

KLTV E. Texas psychiatrist arrested, accused of trafficking Indian women for forced labor, prostitution By Cody Lillich July 25, 2014 TYLER, TX (KLTV) – An East Texas psychiatrist has been arrested and charged in connection with what’s being described as a ‘forced labor conspiracy’ in New York. Riyaz Mazcuri, was arrested Thursday by the Gregg […]

Harold Smith – Psychiatrist quits Psychiatry in the State of Florida

Gainesville Sun Former UF psychiatry professor gives up license By Christopher Curry July 21, 2014 A former University of Florida psychiatry professor with a history of disciplinary actions gave up his state medical license in June to end a Board of Medicine case against him in connection with a patient’s death in 2010. Dr. Harold […]

Khidir Abdulrahim – Psychiatrist – Sexual Misconduct

WalesOnline Psychiatrist laughed at one patient’s scar and talked about sex with another, tribunal is told Jul 22, 2014 A psychiatrist laughed at a patient when she showed him a self-harm scar on her abdomen and told her to see a plastic surgeon if she wanted to “get rid of this fat”, a tribunal has […]

Sue Sisley – Psychiatrist Canned by University of Arizona

Medscape Psychiatrist Fired as ‘Payback’ for Marijuana Research? Deborah Brauser July 21, 2014 A psychiatrist and researcher from the University of Arizona claims the school fired her because of her advocacy on behalf of a controversial, federally approved study investigating marijuana as a potential treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans. News of the […]

Solomon Wong Kee Miew – Psychiatrist Suspended for Sex with Patient

Today IMH psychiatrist suspended for affair with patient July 19, 2014 SINGAPORE — A psychiatrist at the Institute of Mental Health who initiated an affair with a patient he was seeing has been suspended from practice for 24 months, the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) said yesterday. Dr Solomon Wong Kee Miew, 42, started seeing the […]

Curtis Steele – Psychiatrist took naked photos of a 14-year-old patient

Canadian Press Halifax psychiatrist accused of taking nude photos of teen loses licence; Doctor loses licence over nude photos July 17, 2014 HALIFAX – A Halifax psychiatrist accused of taking naked photos of a teenage patient has had his licence taken away and cannot apply to practice in the province again. In a settlement agreement, […]

Erum Shahab – Psychiatrist Fined $60,000 for Not Keeping Track of Drugs on her Shelves

Hartford Courant Psychiatrist Reprimanded In Treatment Of Opiate Addicts July 15, 2014 By Josh Kovner An Ellington psychiatrist who has paid $60,000 in state and federal fines to settle violations in the way she dispensed medication to treat opiate addicts was reprimanded Tuesday by the Medical Examining Board, ending discipline in the case. Dr. Erum […]

Richard Miller – Psychiatrist blamed by Pinellas County Sheriff in Death of Inmate

Tampa Bay Times $1.15M PAYOUT IN JAIL DEATH By PATTY RYAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER July 9, 2014 The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office paid $1.15 million days ago to the estate of a mentally ill woman who died in 2009 after refusing food and medicine in the Pinellas County jail. The settlement ends all federal and […]

Anil Ramachandran – Psychiatrist – License Suspended – Under Investigation for Sex with Patient – DNA Evidence

Chicago Sun-Times July 4, 2014 Sex assault allegations prompt suspension of doctor’s license; State’s attorney’s office, Waukegan police review the case for criminal charges By Ruth Fuller Prosecutors said they have not yet decided whether they will criminally charge a Libertyville psychiatrist who has been sued civilly for two alleged cases of sexual assault, one […]

Sukhveen Kaur Ajrawat – Psychiatrist – Busted by Feds – Medicare Fraud

U.S. DOJ Doctors Indicted For Health Care Fraud Allegedly Filed Over $2.3 Million in Fraudulent Insurance Claims FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2014 Greenbelt, Maryland – A federal grand jury has indicted two doctors, Paramjit Singh Ajrawat, age 60, and his wife, Sukhveen Kaur Ajrawat, age 56, both of Potomac, Maryland, on charges of health […]

Clifford Jacobson – Psychiatrist – Convicted of Mail Fraud

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (New York) March 12, 2013 N.Y. disciplines psychiatrist from Brighton By Patti Singer A psychiatrist who in 2002 was convicted of mail fraud and disciplined by the state Department of Health is again on probation for new, unrelated charges. Dr. Clifford Jacobson of Vanguard Psychiatric Services, 1655 Elmwood Ave., Brighton, was […]

Thomas Puls – Psychiatrist – Sex with Patient (Confused Former Nun)

United Press International August 4, 1984 Dateline: MADISON, Wis. A Milwaukee psychiatrist should have his medical license revoked for having sexual relations with a patient who was a former nun, a hearing examiner has ruled. The psychiatrist, Thomas Puls, was charged by the State Department of Regulation and Licensing with engaging in sexual activity with […]