Archives for April 2015

Canadian psychiatrist Allan Khitab will stand trial for sexually abusing another boy

Ex-psychiatrist to stand trial over sex abuse allegations Waterloo Region Record By Brian Caldwell KITCHENER — Former psychiatrist Allan Khitab has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly abusing another boy while he worked at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in the 1990s. The committal after a one-day preliminary hearing means Khitab, 77, is now scheduled to […]

Body-In-Backyard Psychiatrist Fails to Show for his Sentencing – Judge says show by Friday or a warrant will be issued for his arrest

Rochester, NY (WROC)- Tensions ran high inside and outside the courtroom today during what was supposed to be the sentencing of the Rochester psychiatrist who pleaded guilty to burying Matthew Straton’s body. Dr. William Lewek’s sentencing was postponed until Friday because Lewek is hospitalized. WROC Tensions run high as Lewek sentencing postponed April 29, 2015 […]

Texas Okays Psychiatrist Sex with Patients – Charges only $5,000

Texas Medical Board April 10, 2015 ON APRIL 10, 2015, THE BOARD AND FERMIN BRIONES, JR., M.D., ENTERED INTO AN AGREED ORDER PUBLICLY REPRIMANDING DR. BRIONES AND REQUIRING HIM TO WITHIN 30 DAYS UNDERGO AN INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EVALUATION AND FOLLOW ALL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CARE AND TREATMENT; WITHIN ONE YEAR AND THREE ATTEMPTS PASS THE MEDICAL […]

Daniel Rousch, Texas Psychiatrist

Rousch, Daniel Eric, D.O., Lic. No. J4488, Bedford On April 10, 2015, the Board and Daniel Eric Rousch, D.O., entered into an Agreed Order Modifying Prior Order, modifying his February 2013 Order to require Dr. Rousch to make current all chart monitor payments and present proof within 60 days; require Dr. Rousch to complete an […]

Akwasi Osei, Ghana’s Chief Psychiatrist, wants mental health screening done on President and all public officials

Ghana Web April 23 2015 The chief psychiatrist of the Ghana Health Service has suggested to President John Mahama to undergo psychological checkup due to the stress he is going through as a result of the energy crisis among other issues. According to Dr. Akwasi Osei, his suggestion does not mean Mahama has a mental […]

Enyinnaya Ezema, Canadian (formerly UK) Psychiatrist, charged with assault, loses license

CBC News Pictou County psychiatrist charged with assault; no longer licensed Dr. Enyinnaya Ezema charged after alleged incident at New Glasgow outpatient facility By Melissa Mancini April 24, 2015 A psychiatrist in Pictou County, who has been charged with assault, is no longer licensed to practise medicine in Nova Scotia. Dr. Enyinnaya Ezema has been […]

Ravi Shenava, 64-year-old Canadian psychiatrist, charged with sexual assault

Blackburn News Psychiatrist Accused Of Sexual Assault By Matt Weverink April 23, 2015 A 64-year-old man is charged with sexual assault after an alleged incident at a psychiatrist’s office. Police say a 28-year-old woman attended Windsor police headquarters on January 30, 2015 to report an incident that took place earlier that same day. On March […]

Anthony Claxton, Texas Psychiatrist, Scheduled to retire in 76 days, But Resigns instead to avoid facing Disciplinary Charges for accepting $231,000 from Drug Company

Texas Tribune Terrell State Psychiatrists Resign After Accusations by Ryan McCrimmon April 17, 2015 Two psychiatrists at Terrell State Hospital resigned this week after being told they would face disciplinary action for accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from a pharmaceutical company to promote the drug Seroquel, according to the Texas Department of State Health […]

Mark Agresti, Florida Psychiatrist, sued over treatment of patient whose death (and her daughter’s) “shocked the community”

Palm Beach Post Psychiatrist sued over treatment of West Palm Beach woman who killed daughter, self By Jane Musgrave April 21, 2015 WEST PALM BEACH — A psychiatrist and a substance abuse counselor who were treating a West Palm Beach woman who killed herself and her 10-year-old daughter in September 2013 have been sued in […]

Eleven psychiatrists disciplined at Japanese hospital – fraudulent applications. Largest newspaper in the world “astounded by the lack of morals”

The Yomiuri Shimbun Weed out fraudulent applications for special status of designated psychiatrist April 21, 2015 Executives of St. Marianna University School of Medicine Hospital bow in apology during a news conference in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, on April 15. (The Asahi Shimbun)[/caption] We are astounded by the lack of morals of people engaged in medical […]

Abdussamed Kose, Texas Psychiatrist, arrested in police sting, license suspended

Harris County Criminal Court public records: Probable Cause: Online Solicitation of Minor Felony Charge: Online Solicitation of Minor Texas Medical Board Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2015 TMB suspends Houston physician On April 15, 2015, a disciplinary panel of the Texas Medical Board temporarily suspended, without notice, the Texas Physician-in-Training Permit of Abdussamed […]

David Wilson, Utah Child Psychiatrist, Child Porn, Loses Job, License Revoked, Now Faces Criminal Charges

Standard Examiner Former doctor’s attorney wants evidentiary hearing By Loretta Park April 14, 2015 OGDEN — A former doctor who practiced at McKay-Dee Hospital appeared in court on Tuesday. David Ford Wilson, 43, is charged with 15 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. He entered not guilty pleas to the charges on July 16, […]

Scientologist radio show guest called shock treatment “barbaric” – so psychiatrist sued him – for $1M – claimed remarks made him impotent (psychiatrist had performed 45,000 shock treatments)

Fort Lauderdale News SHOCKED! Psychiatrists Claims Scientologists’ criticism made him impotent By Stephen d’Oliveira Staff Writer November 19, 1980 A West Palm Beach psychiatrist is suing the controversial Church of Scientology for more than $1 million, claiming verbal attacks by church officials harmed his reputation and made him sexually impotent. Dr. Lionel Blackman, a staff […]

Duc Qui Nguyen, CA psychiatrist, arrested for grand theft

Los Angeles Times DOCTOR ACCUSED OF MEDI-CAL FRAUD PLEADS NOT GUILTY By LESLIE BERKMAN October 28, 1993 State authorities have accused a psychiatrist of operating a Medi-Cal mill in the Westminster Vietnamese community, defrauding the state of more than $1 million. Dr. Duc Qui Nguyen, who was arrested Sunday at his Anaheim Hills home, has […]

Steven Taylor, psychiatrist, booked into jail – child pornography

The Advocate (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) Psychiatrist arrested on child porn counts April 11, 2008 COVINGTON – Deputies arrested a psychiatrist Thursday accused of downloading pornographic images of children on his computer, the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office reported Friday. Deputies seized the computer of Dr. Steven Taylor, 68, 420 First Ave. E., Covington, and found 107 […]