Archives for February 2018

Lyn Killick, BC psychiatrist disciplined – business relationship with a patient

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News B.C. doctors college disciplines Maple Ridge psychiatrist Business relationship brings reprimand By Phil Melnychuk February 27, 2018 A Maple Ridge psychiatrist has been placed on the conditional-disciplined class of registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. after admitting to failing to maintain professional boundaries with a patient. Dr. […]

R N Sahu, Bhopal Psychiatrist, Accused in the case of murder conspiracy

Free Press Bhopal: Hamidia Hospital psychiatrist made accused — By Staff Reporter February 24, 2018 Bhopal: Psychiatrist at Hamidia Hospital Dr R N Sahu has been made accused in the case of murder conspiracy filed by Fr Anand Mutungal against Archbishop Leo Cornelio and others. The district and sessions court on Friday issued a warrant […]

Toowoomba psychiatrist charged with rape

South Burnett Times Former Toowoomba psychiatrist on rape charges 27th Feb 2018 by Peter Hardwick A FORMER Toowoomba psychiatrist has been charged with two counts of rape. The 48-year-old accused man, who under Queensland law cannot be named unless committed to stand trial on the matters, was not required to be in Toowoomba Magistrates Court […]

Japanese Psychiatrist Shoichiro Kaneko’s 5 year prison term upheld – NEGLIGENT IN PLOWING HIS CAR INTO 5 PEOPLE, KILLING ONE

Japan Today Prison term upheld for psychiatrist for fatal seizure-caused car crash February 23, 2018 The Tokyo High Court upheld Thursday a lower court ruling that sentenced a psychiatrist to five years in prison for killing a woman and injuring four others in a 2015 epilepsy-caused car crash on a street near Ikebukuro Station. The […]

Varanise Booker, Kentucky psychiatrist, indicted by federal grand jury on conspiracy charges related to kickbacks

Tribune-Review Hempfield clinical drug testing lab owner, Kentucky psychiatrist indicted in kickback scheme By Paul Peirce February 22, 2018 The owner of a now-defunct Hempfield Township clinical drug testing and drug screening lab and a Kentucky psychiatrist were indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on conspiracy charges related to kickbacks for patient […]

Psychiatrist Thomas Radecki says he’s too old for prison – Court says not so fast

PennLive Psychiatrist convicted in drugs-for-sex scheme isn’t too old for prison, Pa. court says February 22, 2018 By Matt Miller A Pennsylvania psychiatrist who traded pills to 13 female drug addicts for sex in a bid to build a “commune” could be fated to die in prison. The odds of that happening to 72-year-old Thomas […]

AVIEL GOODMAN, Minnesota Psychiatrist, arrested by Feds – Child Pornography

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Minnesota FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Saint Paul Psychiatrist Arrested And Charged With Receipt Of Child Pornography February 21, 2018 United States Attorney Gregory G. Brooker today announced a criminal complaint charging AVIEL LI GOODMAN, 62, a licensed psychiatrist, with receipt of child pornography. GOODMAN made his initial […]

UK Psych Valerie Murphy suspended – “impaired conduct”

The Guardian Psychiatrist suspended for 12 months after man drowned in epileptic fit By Josh Halliday February 21, 2018 A senior psychiatrist has been suspended for 12 months following the death of a vulnerable teenager who suffered an epileptic fit and drowned in a bath at an NHS care unit. Dr Valerie Murphy was the […]

New Zealand Psychiatrist Bruce Spittle’s License revoked – sexually assaulted mentally unwell patient while parked on a side street

Stuff Doctor struck off after being found guilty of sexually assaulting patient By Craig Hoyle February 21 2018 A Dunedin psychiatrist found guilty of sexually assaulting a mentally unwell patient has been struck off. Bruce James Spittle repeatedly molested the woman in 1999, when she was suffering from a number of mental health disorders. The […]

Siew Hin Chin, Singapore Psychiatrist, Suspended – failed to properly evaluate patient’s condition before giving him drugs

Straits Times Psychiatrist suspended, fined for irresponsible drug prescription By Linette Lai February 21, 2018 SINGAPORE – A 63-year-old psychiatrist has been suspended for six months and fined $15,000 for prescribing medication to a patient, despite knowing that he was at risk of abusing it. Dr Siew Hin Chin also failed to carry out a […]

John Dimock, Ottowa Psychiatrist, ordered to anger management after accusing colleagues of stealing his keys which were later found on the floor of his car

Ottawa Citizen Ottawa psychiatrist suspended, ordered to take anger management By Andrew Duffy February 20, 2018 An Ottawa psychiatrist has been suspended for four months and ordered to take anger management after labelling one of his patients a “terrorist,” and accusing two colleagues of plotting against him and stealing his keys. Dr. John Dimock later […]

Eugene Dordoye, Ghana Psychiatrist – removed as head of Ankaful Psychiatry hospital – Workers rejoice

Ghana Guardian Ankaful hospital workers pleased with Medical Director’s removal February 19, 2018 Workers at the Ankaful Psychiatry hospital in the Central Region have jumped to the happy news after the removal of the Medical Director Dr Eugene Dordoye. The staff at the hospital have complained bitterly about the kind of relations they get from […]

Mani Batchu, Illinois Psychiatrist – got prison time for child rape – “sophisticated predator took advantage of girl’s age and learning disability”

The Republican (Springfield, Massachusetts) November 19, 2011 Saturday Sex with minor brings 30 years By Stephanie Barry SPRINGFIELD – A federal judge on Friday sentenced an adolescent psychiatrist from Chicago to 30 years in prison for luring teen girls into sexual relationships over the Internet. His victims included a 15-year-old from South Hadley – who […]

Gregory Lombardo, NY Psychiatrist – “convicted of driving while impaired by drugs”

The Journal News (Westchester County, New York) December 7, 2012 Friday Psychiatrist cited for DWAI case Dr. Gregory T. Lombardo, a psychiatrist in Pound Ridge and New York City, has had his license to practice medicine suspended for five years, with the suspension stayed, and was sentenced to professional probation for five years and a […]

Michael DeLain, Wisconsin Psychiatrist, convicted of sexual misconduct with a teenage patient

Green Bay Press-Gazette February 11, 2003 No new trial for therapist convicted of misconduct By Andy Nelesen Brown County Circuit Court Judge Richard Dietz Monday rejected a bid for a new trial from a therapist convicted of sexual misconduct with a teenage patient. Michael DeLain, 40, had petitioned Dietz for post-conviction relief arguing that there […]