Archives for February 2017

Overdrugged by a Psychiatrist?

Has your psychiatrist prescribed drugs inappropriately or in excessive quantities? You can file a complaint against a psychiatrist at http://www.psychsearch.net/complaints/

Nagi Ghabbour, Toronto Psychiatrist, may be example in future patient sex cases

Toronto Star Disciplinary panel considers whether doctor should lose licence for dating former patient By Jacques Gallant – Legal Affairs Reporter February 22, 2017 Should a psychiatrist who began dating his patient shortly after they stopped seeing each other professionally be allowed to keep his licence? That’s the question before a discipline panel of the […]

Psychiatrists in California, Florida and Illinois diagnosed immigrants with fake mental disorders

CHICAGO SUN TIMES February 24, 2017 Doctors gave fake medical opinions to help win citizenship Psychiatrists and other doctors in Chicago and across the country have been caught helping immigrants gain U.S. citizenship by providing fake medical opinions, records show. An estimated 1,000 people a year submit a form to immigration officials in Chicago alone […]

Nikhil Nihalani, Florida Psychiatrist – Office Raided

FBI raids Jacksonville psychiatrist’s office By Stephanie Brown Feb. 22, 2017 Jacksonville, FL — The FBI is executing a search warrant at the office of a Southside psychiatrist. WOKV has confirmed the FBI expects to be at the office of Nikhil Nihalani on University Boulevard through the day. They declined to comment on the nature […]

Ontario Psychiatrist, Michael Porter, Stripped of License – Sexual Abuse of Patient

St. Catharines Standard Psychiatrist reprimanded, stripped of licence By Grant LaFleche, The Standard January 31, 2017 A former St. Catharines psychiatrist has been stripped of his medical licence by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario for what the college deemed was “sexual abuse” of a patient. On Jan. 16, the college revoked Dr. […]