Archives for January 2018

Christian Sueur, French Psychiatrist, accused by President of causing panic

RNZ PACIFIC FRENCH POLYNESIA January 27, 2018 Tahiti’s president accuses child psychiatrist of causing panic The French Polynesian president Edouard Fritch has accused a child psychiatrist of causing panic with his report on troubled children whose conditions he has linked to the legacy of the French nuclear weapons tests. He was reacting to a report […]

Robert Weitzel, Utah Psychiatrist, killed five elderly patients by prescribing fatal morphine overdoses

Contra Costa Times (California) PSYCHIATRIST DRAWS 15 YEARS IN MORPHINE-OVERDOSE DEATHS By C.G. Wallace September 10, 2000 FARMINGTON, Utah A psychiatrist who killed five elderly patients by prescribing fatal morphine overdoses was sentenced to 15 years in prison, half the term he had faced. Dr. Robert Weitzel, 44, was convicted in July of two counts […]

Ronald Malave, Florida psychiatrist – license revoked – sex with patient

Orlando Sentinel (Florida) STATE REVOKES PSYCHIATRIST’S MEDICAL LICENSE October 6, 2002 The Lake Mary psychiatrist accused of having sex with a patient suffering from multiple-personality disorder lost his medical license on Saturday. The Florida Board of Medicine permanently revoked Dr. Ronald Malave’s license at a meeting in Miami. Malave, whose patient said he was having […]

John George Phocas III, Virginia Beach Psychiatrist, license suspended for “relationship” with patient and failing to document drug treatment

The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, VA.) Psychiatrist, accused of relationship with a patient, loses license indefinitely By Elizabeth Simpson February 20, 2010 The license of a Virginia Beach psychiatrist has been suspended indefinitely after he was accused of having a romantic relationship with a patient and improperly prescribing narcotics. Dr. John George Phocas III agreed to the […]

Ahmed Haggag, California psychiatrist, settled Sexual Misconduct lawsuit for $50,000

Sacramento Bee From hidden cameras to crotch-watching: California pays out millions for sexual harassment By Marjie Lundstrom January 26, 2018 Excerpt: Alice Conteh, a female psychiatric technician for the Department of State Hospitals, said that a male staff psychiatrist, Dr. Ahmed Haggag, cornered her at the California Health Care Facility in Stockton, restrained her by […]

Jasung Kim – Lincoln psychiatrist’s license suspended – sexual misconduct

Lincoln Journal Star (Nebraska) Doctor’s license suspended amid sexual allegations February 23, 2010 The medical license of a Lincoln psychiatrist has been suspended on the grounds he twice pursued sexual relationships with patients and once revealed confidential information. A hearing for Dr. Jasung Kim was to have taken place Friday but was rescheduled for March […]

Donald Pet, Connecticut Psychiatrist, license suspended, allegedly had sexual contact with four patients

Hartford Courant (Connecticut) PSYCHIATRIST’S SEX CASE SENT BACK TO TRIAL COURT By Lynne Tuohy March 8, 1994 The appeal of Dr. Donald Pet, whose medical license was suspended in 1989 after he allegedly had sexual contact with four patients, became even more complicated and protracted Monday, when the state Supreme Court sent his case back […]

Psychiatrist Alan Emamdee, New Mexico, arrested for rape – again

KRQE Farmington doctor faces new rape accusations January 24, 2018 By KRQE News 13 under News Briefs FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – A Farmington doctor has been arrested again for rape. Alan Emamdee, 41, worked as a psychiatrist at San Juan Behavioral Health. Last year, he was arrested for raping a 40-year-old patient, then was hit […]

Rochester Psych William Lewek – instead of calling 911, he “blessed” a body and buried it in his backyard

Democrat & Chronicle William Lewek claimed he ‘blessed’ the body of Matthew Straton before burying corpse By Gary Craig January 24, 2018 William Lewek in 2016 told parole officials that he “prayed over” and “blessed” the body of Matthew Straton before burying the corpse in Lewek’s backyard, records show. “I didn’t call 911,” Lewek said […]

Tel Aviv Psychiatrist Yehuda Baruch to be charged with having sex with a patient

Haaretz.com Ex-psychiatric Hospital Chief Faces Charges of Sex With Patient Doctor admits to affair with young woman who had been admitted after a suicide attempt ■ former patient had an abortion after becoming pregnant by him By Revital Hovel January 22, 2018 The former head of a Tel Aviv-area psychiatric hospital is to be charged, […]

Craig Krause, Virginia Psychiatrist, License suspended, in his office Police found 3,000 videotapes and 10,000 photographs of patients’ feet

INSIDENOVA Psychiatrist’s license suspended over feet pics, drug allegations January 23, 2018 The Virginia Board of Medicine suspended a Gainesville doctor’s medical license Jan. 18 based on multiple violations. Craig Charles Krause, a psychiatrist, is accused of engaging in sexual contact with patients; lewd, offensive behavior toward patients; keeping 3,000 videotapes and 10,000 photographs of […]

Aussie Psychiatrist Pralay Mazumdar – “ripped tens of thousands of dollars off taxpayers”

Herald Sun Psychiatrist suspended three years after admitting phantom treatments By Peter Mickelburough January 23, 2018 A GREEDY doctor who ripped tens of thousands of dollars off taxpayers through bogus consultations and telling patients they were sicker than they were has kept his right to practise. More than three years after psychiatrist Pralay Mazumdar pleaded […]

Jay Kuris, New Jersey psychiatrist, surrenders license to prescribe drugs – guilty of indiscriminate prescribing

myCentralJersey.com Flemington psychiatrist surrenders license to prescribe drugs By Mike Deak January 17, 2018 FLEMINGTON – A borough psychiatrist has voluntarily surrendered his license to prescribe drugs after an investigation found he was guilty of gross negligence and indiscriminately prescribing drugs. Jay Kuris, who has an office on Mine Street and another in Montgomery Township, […]

Win Yu, Hong Kong Psychiatrist – license revoked – sex with patient

South China Morning Post Doctor struck off for having sex with patient By Joyce Man May 2, 2009 The Medical Council handed down its harshest punishment ever by striking a doctor off the medical register indefinitely for having sex with and living with a psychiatric patient for nine years. The council said the reason for […]

John Theroux, Pennsylvania Psychiatrist, arrested for stockpiling Child Porn

Citizens’ Voice Child psychiatrist arrested on child porn charges By Bob Kalinowski September 8, 2011 A local child psychiatrist is accused of stockpiling hundreds of images of child pornography, admitting to investigators he is “addicted to teen images for arousal,” according to charges filed Wednesday. Dr. John Francis Theroux worked as a child psychiatrist at […]