Archives for September 2014

Allan Khitab – Psychiatrist arrested again – long history of sexually abusing boys

DurhamRegion.com More sex abuse charges laid against former Cambridge hospital psychiatrist By Record Staff September 29, 2014 KITCHENER — A disgraced former Cambridge Memorial Hospital psychiatrist dogged for three decades by accusations of sexual abuse is facing another charge. Allan Khitab, 76, was arrested Friday and charged with sexual assault and sexual interference related to […]

Ellis Schwied – Orange County Psychiatrist’s License Suspended – gross negligence – developed relationship with patient’s mother, diagnosed patient with social anxiety and general anxiety disorder without an “adequate basis”

Orange County Register Laguna Niguel psychiatrist disciplined for dispensing meds without prescription By Jenna Chandler September 29, 2014 Laguna Niguel-based psychiatrist Ellis Michael Schwied had his license suspended by the California Medical Board after he was accused of giving a patient samples of a depression medication without a prescription. According to the medical board, Schwied […]

Body-in-backyard-psychiatrist William Lewek – “Medical Condition” delays his Criminal Trial

Democrat & Chronicle Trial indefinitely postponed for Dr. William Lewek By Gary Craig September 24, 2014 The trial of a Rochester psychiatrist accused of burying a body in his backyard has been indefinitely postponed because of ongoing medical treatment for the doctor. Dr. William Lewek, who is charged with hiding the body of Matthew Straton, […]

Lehigh County Psychiatrist David Daley Convicted of Running Pill Mill – Currently in County Jail

lehighvalleylive.com Former Lehigh County psychiatrist convicted of running pill mill By Sarah Cassi September 26, 2014 A former Lehigh County psychiatrist faces jail time after a jury found he repeatedly improperly prescribed medications to patients, some of whom are accused of being part of a prescription drug ring. Dr. David Daley’s trial began Sept. 16 […]

Aubrey Levin, Psychiatrist; His wife in Hot Water for Attempting to Bribe Juror in his Criminal Case

Calgary Herald Jury selected for wife of disgraced doctor in bribery case By Daryl Slade September 24, 2014 A nine-woman, three-man jury has been selected to decide the fate of Erica Levin, wife of disgraced forensic psychiatrist Aubrey Levin, for allegedly attempting to bribe a juror at her husband’s sexual assault trial early last year. […]

Nasreen Kader – NY Drug Dealer Psychiatrist Charged with Drug Crimes

NewsDay Central Islip psychiatrist charged in prescription drug sting, state attorney general says By Candice Ruud September 23, 2014 A psychiatrist from Central Islip faces multiple counts of illegally prescribing Xanax, Klonopin and Ritalin to undercover agents posing as patients wanting the drugs for “illegitimate purposes,” the state attorney general’s office said Tuesday. The investigation […]

Pratap Narayan – Gets 5 years Probation – Prescribed Drugs without prior examination

The Fresno Bee Former Fresno County Jail psychiatrist placed on probation By Barbara Anderson September 19, 2014 The former chief of psychiatric services at the Fresno County Jail has been placed on five years probation by the Medical Board of California. Dr. Pratap Narayan’s license was revoked, but the board stayed the revocation and ordered […]

William Lewek: Body-in-Backyard-Psychiatrist Found Knee-Deep in Niagara River

The Buffalo News Psychiatrist who nearly drove into Niagara River is subject of Rochester criminal investigation By Phil Fairbanks September 15, 2014 The bizarre story of a dead man found buried in a Rochester psychiatrist’s backyard grew a bit stranger Sunday. The tale of Matthew Straton’s suspicious death took on a new twist when a […]

David Daley – Psychiatrist’s Criminal Trial Begins – Drug Charges, Fraud

lehighvalleylive.com Trial begins for former Lehigh County psychiatrist accused of role in prescription drug ring By Sarah Cassi September 16, 2014 A former Lehigh County psychiatrist accused of being part of a prescription drug ring is having his day in court. Trial began today for Dr. David Daley, who practiced at 7729 Main St. in […]

SHAYNA LEE – Texas Psychiatrist License Revoked – Organized Crime

Texas Medical Board ON AUGUST 29, 2014, THE BOARD ENTERED A FINAL ORDER REVOKING SHAYNA PATRICE LEE, M.D.’S TEXAS MEDICAL LICENSE. THE BOARD FOUND DR. LEE PLEADED GUILTY TO THE SECOND-DEGREE FELONY OFFENSE OF ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIMINAL ACTIVITY REGARDING THE AGGREGATE THEFT OF MEDICAID/MEDICARE FUNDS ON JULY 23, 2012. DR. LEE ALSO FAILED TO […]

BAL BANSAL – Kentucky Psychiatrist’s license restricted for an indefinite period of time

“Detective Sergeant Jim Goble contacted the Board’s Medical Investigator to report the overdose death of Patient A, to whom the licensee has prescribed Gabapentin and Oxycodone, and to request a Board investigation pf the licensee’s prescribing practices. According to the Autopsy Report, dated March 25, 2013, Patient A’s cause of death was accidental acute gabapentin […]

Hassan Abdulla, psychiatrist who circumcised 41 boys at a “non-sterile” clinic found guilty of misconduct

BBC News Leicester illegal circumcision doctor guilty of misconduct September 11, 2014 A psychiatrist who circumcised 41 boys at a “non-sterile” clinic in a terraced house has been found guilty of misconduct. Dr Hassan Abdulla was not registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) when he operated at the Al-Khalill Clinic in Leicester. He performed […]

Kevin Denny – NY Psychiatrist in Hot Water for Diagnosing ADHD

Kevin M Denny Address: 1001 11th Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14301 License Number: 202080 License Type: MD Year of Birth: 1943 Effective Date: 09/15/2014 Action: Censure and reprimand and probation for three years. Misconduct Description: The physician asserted he could not successfully defend against at least one of the charges of negligence on more than […]

Hassan Ramadan Abdulla – Psychiatrist circumcised dozens of young boys in a filthy clinic

Leicester Mercury Psychiatrist faces being struck off for carrying out unregulated circumcisions By Merc_Reporter September 09, 2014 A doctor circumcised dozens of young boys in a filthy clinic on the first floor of a terraced house, a tribunal heard. Dr Hassan Ramadan Abdulla, 63, was not registered by the Care Quality Commission when he undertook […]

Kathryn Neraas – Psychiatrist Suspended because of Mental Impairment

What the below press release does not say (see here) is that the Washington Physicians Health Program (WPHP) received calls from several of Neraas’ “professional and social contacts” notifying them they the needed to contact Neraas. The mission of the WPHP is “to facilitate the rehabilitation of healthcare providers who have physical or mental conditions […]