Archives for January 2016

Doctor Death Narendra Nagareddy

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Warnings missed for years in case of doctor accused in drug deaths Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 By Tammy Joyner and Willoughby Mariano Long before he was dubbed “Dr. Death,” Jonesboro psychiatrist Narendra Nagareddy was known across metro Atlanta’s southside as the go-to physician for prescription drug addicts. The users knew it, court records […]

Junaid Syed, St. Louis Psychiatrist, Chairman of psychiatry at St. Alexius Hospital, said the city wouldn’t approve permits and the community wouldn’t support his plan for a halfway house for federal prisoners – “The city is not helping me, nobody is helping me”

Post Dispatch Psychiatrist withdraws plan to open halfway house in south St. Louis January 28, 2016 By Jesse Bogan ST. LOUIS • A psychiatrist who wanted to open a federal halfway house in south St. Louis said he withdrew his proposal after being served a tough lesson. “I have learned one thing about trying to […]

Ravi Shenava, Psychiatrist, Banned in the USA, goes to Canada where he is now facing criminal allegations of sexually assaulting patients

Toronto Star U.S. psychiatrist faces criminal sex assault charges in Canada, CBC reports Investigation by the fifth estate finds man barred from practising over the border operates clinic in Windsor, despite allegations. By Jacques Gallant January 21, 2016 A psychiatrist banned from practising in the U.S. continues to operate a clinic across the border in […]

Reynaldo De Los Angeles, Nebraska Psychiatrist, Sentenced for Failing to pay Federal Taxes – Must Repay $131,000 – Five Years Probation

Omaha World Hearald Psychiatrist gets probation, must pay $131,775 to IRS By Jay Withrow January 22, 201 A 70-year-old Kearney, Nebraska, psychiatrist was sentenced Thursday in federal court to five years of probation for failing to pay more than $131,000 in federal payroll taxes. U.S. Attorney Deborah Gilg’s office said that Dr. Reynaldo De Los […]

George Nowak, New Hampshire Psychiatrist, Under State Investigation, Ordered to Not “Treat” Female Patients – Nowak cannot “provide after office hours visits, home visits or emergency interventions.”

seacoastonline.com BOARD OF MEDICINE State investigating Portsmouth psychiatrist Restrictions placed on addiction treatment specialist By Jeff McMenemy January 21, 2016 PORTSMOUTH — A psychiatrist specializing in addiction treatment has agreed “to refrain from conducting psychotherapy with female patients,” according to a preliminary agreement for practice restrictions filed with the state. Sarah Blodgett, division director for […]

JULIUS AWAKAME, ENGLISH PSYCHIATRIST, TERMINATED after telling “satanist” patient to get “nice holy water” and watch a 24-hour Church TV Channel in Nigeria – faces losing his license – returns to his native Ghana

UPDATE: http://www.mpts-uk.org/static/documents/content/Dr_Julius_AWAKAME_5_February_2016.pdf Daily Mail NHS psychiatrist told satanist patient to get help from a 24-hour church TV channel in Nigeria because she might be ‘possessed’ by demonic forces Dr Julius Awakame, 50, said psychiatry or psychology wouldn’t help her He gave her the name of the channel and told her to get ‘nice holy water’ […]

Robert Browne, Hawaiian Psychiatrist, Accused of Sexual Abuse of 26 school children

ABC News Lawsuit Claims Kamehameha Schools’ Psychiatrist Molested 26 By Marina Riker January 19, 2016 HONOLULU – Twenty-six former students alleged in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that they were repeatedly sexually abused by a now-deceased psychiatrist at a private school for Native Hawaiians. The plaintiffs are suing Kamehameha Schools and the estate of psychiatrist Robert […]

‘Doctor Death’, Georgia Psychiatrist, infamous even back home in India

Times of India ‘Dr Death’ infamous even back home in AP January 19, 2016 DERABAD: Indian American psychiatrist Dr Nagareddy Narendra Kumar, who earned notoriety as `Dr Death’ for allegedly prescribing overdose of highly regulated drugs, does not enjoy good reputation even back home in Andhra Pradesh. Doctors, who know him closely, choose to describe […]

Psychiatrist Narendra Nagareddy Nabbed by Georgia Police – 36 of his patients died on allegations of improperly prescribing drugs

People Police Arrest Georgia Psychiatrist, Alleging 36 of His Patients Have Died BY Chris Harris January 18, 2016 Police in Georgia have arrested a psychiatrist who had 36 of his patients die on allegations he improperly prescribed painkillers and tranquilizers. A law enforcement official confirms to PEOPLE that Dr. Narendra Nagareddy’s home and office were […]

VIDEO: Narendra Nagareddy, Georgia Psychiatrist, arrested, office raided by 40 Federal DEA agents, 3 dozen of his patients have died while being prescribed drugs – now being called Doctor Death

WSBTV Feds raid alleged pill mill, link several deaths to psychiatrist January 14, 2016 CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A Clayton County psychiatrist is behind bars, accused of running a pill mill. Authorities say dozens of patients died. Only Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winne was there as nearly 40 federal and local agents raided the […]

Conrad Swartz, Psychiatrist and Owner of Shock Treatment Machine Manufacturer, Somatics, LLC

Conrad Swartz is one of two psychiatrists who are corporate officers of Somatics, LLC – “the leading manufacturer” of electroconvulsive machines worldwide. His company recently moved to Venice, Florida, one hour south of Clearwater. But he resides in Vancouver, Washington and also works at the Lutheran Community Services, 3600 Main Street, Suite 200, Vancouver, WA […]

Florida Psychiatrist Fernando Mendez-Villamil, indicted by federal grand jury for running a racket that defrauded numerous public programs

Miami Herald Miami psychiatrist indicted for alleged fraud of numerous public programs Dr. Fernando Mendez-Villamil wrote nearly 97,000 prescriptions from 2007-09 Federal grand jury alleges elaborate scheme over many years Three of psychiatrist’s employees also charged with fraud By Daniel Chang January 8, 2016 A Miami psychiatrist who became a national symbol of over-prescribing was […]

Alfred Ramirez, NY Psychiatrist, charged with illegally selling pain killers. The charges seek to seize money, property and other assets related to drug ring

Journal News Doctor charged with selling pain-pill scripts tied to Yonkers death By David Robinson January 7, 2016 Dr. Alfred Ramirez, the psychiatrist accused of illegally selling prescriptions for pain pills, including those linked to a Yonkers school teacher’s death, is eager for his day in court. So says his attorney, Joshua Povill, who spoke […]

PSYCHIATRY’S GIFT TO MANKIND – THE DSM

The Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is known as Psychiatry’s Bible. It contains no statistics, no causes and no cures.

Saquib B. Sayed, NJ Psychiatrist, Suspended, licensing board labeled him “chronic alcoholic” who had been arrested six times after drinking

NJ.com Psychiatrist’s license is suspended over recurring problems with alcohol By Kathleen O’Brien January 06, 2016 A psychiatrist whose disciplinary record shows a long battle with alcohol has once again agreed to an indefinite suspension of his medical license. In a consent order filed by the N.J. Board of Medical Examiners on Dec. 24, Saquib […]