Archives for February 2016

Paul Porter, Ontario Psychiatrist, found guilty for the third time – more sexual misconduct

Toronto Sun Dirty doc should be out of chances By Michele Mandel February 26, 2016 This doctor has had two chances too many. For the third time, Dr. Paul Porter has been found guilty of professional misconduct by Ontario’s College of Physicians and Surgeons — this time for the sexual abuse of a patient by […]

Sujan Thyagaraj, Roswell, NM Psychiatrist, Flees Country to India when Police start investigating sexual assault of patient

Roswell Daily Record Psychiatrist flees country February 24, 2016 A local psychiatrist is believed to have fled the country this week after Roswell police began investigating an allegation that the doctor had sexually assaulted one of his female patients. An arrest warrant was issued Wednesday for Sujan Thyagaraj, 37. He is charged with criminal sexual […]

Michael Vivian, California Psychiatrist, Disciplined – found passed out in his office after he used amphetamine and a powerful antipsychotic

Ventura County Star Ventura psychiatrist faces medical license probation By Tom Kisken February 18, 2016 A Ventura psychiatrist accused by regulators of using amphetamines in his office will be placed on five years medical probation, according to the Medical Board of California. Dr. Michael Vivian’s probation will begin March 4, according to a decision reached […]

Kernan Manion, North Carolina Psychiatrist, reported seeing people on the beach at night with red, green or white lights mounted on their heads.

BEFORE THE NORTH CAROLINA MEDICAL BOARD In Re: Kernan T. Manion, M.D., Respondent. NOTICE OF CHARGES AND ALLEGATIONS; NOTICE OF HEARING The North Carolina Medical Board (“Board”) has preferred and does hereby prefer the following charges and allegations: 1. The Board is a body duly organized under the laws of North Carolina and Chapter 90 […]

Nadir Omara, English Psychiatrist, Collapses in Court after being Convicted of Obscene Phone Calls

East Anglian Daily Times Suffolk doctor collapses in court after he is sent to prison By Chris Shimwell February 18, 2016 Nadir Omara, 48, of Sapling Place, Rushmere St Andrew, denied he drunkenly distressed two female colleagues at the Abbeycare addiction treatment centre, near Newmarket, with “sexually implicit” phone calls. However, the consultant psychiatrist was […]

Whitney Houghton, Maine Psychiatrist, Disciplined “after an independent expert found her recordkeeping and prescribing practices did not meet the accepted standard of care”

Bangor Daily News Brunswick psychiatrist disciplined By Beth Brogan February 17, 2016 BRUNSWICK, Maine — A Brunswick psychiatrist has been disciplined by the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine after an independent expert found her recordkeeping and prescribing practices did not meet the accepted standard of care. Dr. Whitney Houghton was placed on one year’s […]

Minu Chopra, “well renowned” English Psychiatrist, Charged with Slavery of Nanny – Faces 14 years if Convicted

Express ‘Upmarket’ NHS psychiatrist and engineer husband charged with ‘turning au pair into slave’ By Rebecca Perring & Oli Smith February 16, 2016 A PSYCHIATRIST and her marine engineer husband – who were described as a ‘decent’ young family from Rochdale – have been charged with turning their ‘au pair’ into a slave. A 28-year-old […]

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Adam Osborne, English psychiatrist, loses license (in England they say “struck off”) for affair with vulnerable patient – Osborne admitted threatening his patient after she reported him to the General Medical Council

BBC Adam Osborne struck off for affair with vulnerable patient February 11, 2016 Psychiatrist Adam Osborne has been struck off the medical register after having a two-year affair with a vulnerable patient. It follows a Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service ruling that his fitness to practise had been impaired. The 39-year-old, who is the brother of […]

English Psychiatrist Adam Osborne, Brother of Chief Finance Minister, Admits to having Sex with Patient – made threats towards patient and the consequences for her family if she did not withdraw her complaint

Belfast Telegraph George Osborne’s psychiatrist brother admits sex with vulnerable patient February 8, 2016 The psychiatrist brother of Chancellor George Osborne is back before the General Medical Council after he admitted having sex with a vulnerable patient who had been under his care, a disciplinary panel has heard. Dr Adam Osborne, who is currently suspended […]

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Fired Wisconsin VA psychiatrist David Houlihan Under Investigation in Death of Patient

WKOW Former Tomah VA “Candy Man” doctor opening private practice, as state investigation into his medical license lingers By Greg Neumann February 05, 2016 MADISON (WKOW) — The former chief of staff at the Tomah VA Medical Center – who was fired last November after an investigation found rampant over-prescription of opiates under his direction […]

Emmanuel Fantone, Fresno Psychiatrist, Busted while working at Prison for Mental Patients – Charged with Felony Drug (Meth) Possession after he was seen staggering

Fresno Bee Former Coalinga State Hospital psychiatrist’s medical license restricted February 4, 2016 By Razi Syed A Friant doctor has been restricted from practicing medicine until an evaluation regarding his alleged substance abuse is completed, the Medical Board of California said. Dr. Emmanuel J. Fantone worked at Coalinga State Hospital from 2013 until April 20, […]