Archives for November 2014

John Rigano, Psychiatrist, convicted of sexually harassing underage boys, deported

Daily Telegraph Qld sex offender found in Bali school By Gabrielle Dunlevy November 27, 2014 An Australian man with prior convictions for improper dealings with children has been caught teaching English classes in Bali and will be deported, authorities say. John Peter Domenic Rigano, 65, was caught teaching English in Kuta earlier this month in […]

Video: Louisiana Psychiatrist Slams Psychiatry: “All they have to offer is a pill”

KPLC 7 News Lake Charles, Louisiana Psychiatrist: Over diagnosis leads to strain on resources By Michael Cooper Nov 26, 2014 Excerpts: Dr. Dale Archer has been in practice for close to 30 years and he doesn’t mind stepping on some toes. His theory may be controversial but it well worth consideration. “The biggest problem we […]

Kyle Stewart, “Wierd” Psychiatrist, Confronted with Sexual Misconduct Charges, Agrees to Never Practice Again

Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise (Oklahoma) November 23, 2014 – 12:07am Former area psychiatrist surrenders medical license By Nathan Thompson A former Bartlesville psychiatrist has voluntarily surrendered his medical license to state authorities in lieu of prosecution following allegations of sexual misconduct. According to documents obtained by the Examiner-Enterprise from the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and […]

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William Lewek, Crack Smoking Psychiatrist, Partially Buried Body in His Backyard

TWC News Lewek Allegedly Told Police He Gave Man $200 to Buy Drugs By TWC News Staff November 19, 2014 ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Statements made by the Rochester man accused of hiding the body of a missing man in his backyard were the focus of a court hearing Wednesday. William Lewek is charged with tampering […]

Psychiatrist Detained – Accused of Prescribing High Risk Drugs Prosecutors detain Romanian psychiatrist for illegally prescribing high-risk drugs by Irina Popescuhttp November 19, 2014 Romanian psychiatrist Bengescu Bellu Cristian Gheorghe was detained for 24 hours on Tuesday, November 18, by prosecutors from the Anticorruption department DIICOT. He is accused of allegedly prescribing high-risk drugs without having the right to do so. “In order […]

Psychiatrists’ Infighting

Excerpts from below article: Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, chairman of psychiatry at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, said Ablow seems more interested in entertaining than in reflecting well on his profession. Lieberman is past president of the American Psychiatric Association, which discourages members from speculating on psychiatric characteristics of non-patients. “It is shameful and […]

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 […]

Andrew Newton, Psychiatrist, Billed Medicare For “therapy” sessions while out of country

U.S. Attorneys Office Middle District of Pennsylvania Mt. Carmel Psychiatrist Charged With Health Care Fraud FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2014 The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, announced today that charges have been filed against Andrew Newton, a resident of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. According to United States Attorney, Peter Smith, Dr. […]

Convicted Pill Mill Psychiatrist David Daley Wanted by Police Pill mill doctor fails to show for sentencing in Lehigh County Court By Sarah Cassi November 12, 2014 Authorities are looking for a former Lehigh County psychiatrist convicted of repeatedly improperly prescribing medications to patients after the doctor failed to appear in court for sentencing Wednesday. Dr. David Daley, 59, was convicted by a […]

Video – Best Psychiatrist Mug Shot Contest?

ABC Action News Doylestown psychiatrist fondled 2 teen patients, 1 adult, DA says Friday, January 24, 2014 DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) – January 23, 2014 (WPVI) — A psychiatrist in Bucks County is charged with fondling 3 patients, including 2 teenage girls. The Bucks County district attorney’s office said 42-year-old Dr. Basem Shlewiet of Buckingham was […]

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Body-in-Backyard Psychiatrist, Criminal Trial Set for Feb 23, 2015

Democrat & Chronicle Rochester psychiatrist will go to trial Feb. 23 By Jon Hand November 6, 2014 The Rochester psychiatrist accused of burying a dead man in his backyard will go to trial Feb. 23, a judge ordered Thursday. Monroe County Court Judge Christopher S. Ciaccio also placed additional travel restrictions on Dr. William Lewek, […]

Kim Street, Psychiatrist, All Screwed Up – Drug addiction and ‘‘bizarre’’ treatments

New Castle Herald What’s up Doc: The psychiatrist, the drug addiction and the job offer By GABRIEL WINGATE-PEARSE Oct. 31, 2014 A HUNTER hospital offered a job in its psychiatric emergency unit to a doctor who had been deregistered over his lengthy drug addiction and ‘‘bizarre’’ treatments. While addicted to psychostimulants, Dr Kim Street had […]