Archives for August 2015

Roger Rousseau, Miami Psychiatrist, Convicted – routinely signed fabricated and altered medical records – Sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 6, 2015

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Medical Director and Three Therapists Convicted in $63 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme A federal jury in Miami late yesterday convicted the former medical director of, and three therapists employed by, a now-defunct health care provider of conspiracy to commit health […]

Pralay Mazumdar, Aussie Psychiatrist, Ripped off $44,000 from Victoria, (State in Australia) “may result in the end of his career”

The Age Psychiatrist faces professional ruin for defrauding Victorian WorkCover Authority of $44,000 By Steve Butcher August 28, 2015 A psychiatrist with a 38-year unblemished career faces professional ruin for defrauding the Victorian WorkCover Authority of $44,000 described by a judge as “systematic rorting” for greed. Pralay Mazumdar’s offending included providing false information that caused […]

KRANTHI BOYAPATI, North Tampa Behavioral Health Hospital Psychiatrist, Mug Shot King

Call the CEO of this psych hospital – Jameson Norton 855-239-5415 – ask him what crimes has Boyapati committed. If he’s not available, leave a message.

PATRICIA LYNN HOUGH, Florida psychiatrist, Currently serving prison time for filing false tax returns and conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service – now suspended by the Florida Board of Medicine – Her psychologist husband David L. Fredrick is co-defendant and is a fugitive from justice at this time

On August 17, 2015 the Florida Board of Medicine voted to suspend Florida psychiatrist Patricia Lynn Hough’s medical license until she can come before the Board following her scheduled release from federal prison next April. They also levied a $5,000.00 fine, $3,596.38 in costs and a reprimand. This follows Hough’s conviction on tax fraud which […]

Vilas Patil, NY psychiatrist, paid NY and federal government $204,365.97 to resolve unspecified “billing improprieties”

U.S. Attorneys Northern District of New York Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of New York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Oswego Hospital And Physician Combine To Pay Over $1.5 Million To Resolve Billing Improprieties Self-Disclosed By The Hospital SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Oswego Hospital (“Oswego”), a 164-bed acute care community […]

Theodore F. Jasper, NJ psychiatrist, has signed a “cease and desist” order to stop “treating” patients until State decides what to do with him – alleged sex with patient

The Record Clifton psychiatrist who allegedly had sex with bipolar patient agrees to suspend his practice By JEAN RIMBACH August 14, 2015 A Clifton psychiatrist facing a claim he had a sexual relationship with a longtime patient with bipolar disorder has agreed to stop practicing medicine under a temporary deal struck this week with the […]

John Smith, North Carolina jail psychiatrist, sued by wife of inmate who died from “benzodiazepines withdrawal”

Winston-Salem Journal Wife sues Sheriff Schatzman, county over husband’s death at Forsyth jail By Michael Hewlett August 13th, 2015 A lawsuit alleges that Forsyth County Jail officials ignored Dino Vann Nixon’s worsening mental and physical condition over a period of three weeks until his death on Aug. 5, 2013. Nixon, who was arrested July 11, […]

Italian Psychiatrist under investigation in death of forcibly hospitalized patient

ANSA.IT Mental patient ‘not strangled’ Andrea Soldi, 45, died after forced hospitalization August 10, 2015 (ANSA) – Turin, August 10 – An autopsy on a 45-year-old schizophrenic man who died after being forcibly hospitalized last week showed he was not strangled, sources said Monday. Andrea Soldi, 45, died after being forced onto an ambulance and […]

Making Ourselves Known

Mohamed Siddiqui, Psychiatrist, arrested in identity theft

The Times of India Indian-origin psychiatrist arrested in NZ over identity theft Aug 6, 2015 MELBOURNE: An Indian-origin psychiatrist from the US and practicing in New Zealand has been arrested by authorities over an alleged identity theft to work in the country though he says he is a victim of “clerical error”. Mohamed Shakeel Siddiqui […]

Robert Labine, psychiatrist, “behaviour damaged the reputation of all psychiatrists and the entire profession”

Montreal Gazette Psychiatrist suspended for having sex with patient By Charlie Fidelman August 5, 2015 Threatened with a civil suit, psychiatrist Robert Labine revealed to the provincial physicians’ board that he had sex with one of his patients. The disciplinary committee of the Collège des médecins du Québec this week fined the St-Jérôme psychiatrist $1,000 […]

Susan Turner, NY Psychiatrist – “NY Post: “persuaded the drugged-up woman to ​make her the beneficiary​ of her $7 million ​will ​before she died” Now faces lawsuit by woman’s brother

New York Post Shrink convinced patient to be her lover, write her into $7M will: docs By Julia Marsh July 29, 2015 A Manhattan shrink turned the doctor’s maxim “Do no harm” on its head when she convinced her wealthy patient​ to be her​ lover ​and then persuaded the drugged-up woman to ​make her the […]

Sharon Iglehart, Houston Psychiatrist, will stand trial this month in $160 Million Criminal Fraud case

Houston Chronicle Riverside psychiatrist pleads not guilty in Medicare scheme By Cindy George August 2, 2015 A Houston psychiatrist who was indicted separately in the Riverside General Hospital $160 million Medicare billing fraud scheme pleaded not guilty on Friday and intends to stand trial in August. Dr. Sharon Iglehart is accused of one federal conspiracy […]

Luis Antonio Escabí Pérez, Puerto Rican Psychiatrist, Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Social Security

Google Translation: Psychiatrist pleads guilty to defrauding the Social Security By Mariana Cobian July 29, 2015 Escabi psychiatrist Luis Antonio Perez did plead guilty to defrauding the Social Security to submit reports of non-psychiatric conditions in patients to receive disability benefits, which charged $ 5,000 for each. The defendant admitted that he defrauded the […]