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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]