Archives for March 2018

Patsy Firth, Maryland Psychiatrist, reprimanded – failure to maintain medical records on 10 juvenile patients

The Daily Record Md. psychiatrists disciplined The Daily Record Staff November 12, 2008 The Maryland Board of Physicians on Tuesday announced disciplinary actions against two Maryland-based psychiatrists for failing to meet basic standards of psychiatric care. According to a board announcement, Dr. Myron Brenner of Owings Mills “surrendered his license to avoid disciplinary charges and […]

Antonio Colotto, Italian Psychiatrist – being investigated for Forgery and Corruption

Ansa.It Peculiar, investigated former primary Psychiatry Power of attorney, irregular intramoenia and money for certified forgery Editorial Staff March 29, 2018 Antonio Colotto , former director (now retired) of the Department of mental health of the Valle d’Aosta, is being investigated by the aostana prosecutor in an investigation for peculation , forgery and corruption . […]

James Lincoln Duffy, NY Psychiatrist, Medical Director, under investigation for misconduct, surrendered license – failed to tell Putnam Hospital Center

The Journal News (Westchester County, NY) Hospital not told of license surrender By Melissa Klein May 17, 2002 CARMEL – When Dr. James Lincoln Duffy resigned as medical director of Putnam Hospital Center earlier this month, he told hospital officials he was leaving for personal reasons. Duffy, who was known as “Linc,” did not say […]

Charles Williams (aka C. Donald Williams); Washington Psychiatrist, disciplined for inappropriate sexual contact with women patients

The Seattle Times PSYCHIATRIST HASSLED FOR PAST MISTAKES? — INVESTIGATION REACTIVATED AFTER WOMAN INQUIRES ABOUT SEXUAL-CONTACT COMPLAINT By Peter Lewis June 22, 1993 A Yakima psychiatrist, disciplined five years ago for inappropriate sexual contact with women patients, alleges the state Medical Disciplinary Board has bowed to political pressure and is hounding him for the same […]

Florida Psychiatrist Patricia Lynn Hough being pursued by U.S. Government for $11 million in income tax fraud

Tampa Bay Business Journal March 28, 2018 Wednesday Government pursuing Sarasota psychiatrist for nearly $11 million in income tax fraud By Frances McMorris The United States government is looking to collect more than $10.8 million from a Sarasota psychiatrist stemming from her conviction for concealing the income she made from the sale of two medical […]

Ian de Saxe, Aussie Psychiatrist – mutual masturbation with patient during “treatment” – found guilty of engaging in professional misconduct with three patients

Daily Mail Dr Ian de Saxe was found guilty of engaging in professional misconduct By Brooke Rolfe For Daily Mail Australia March 27, 2018 A psychiatrist has been banned from practice for two years for telling an alleged sex offender his behaviour was ‘OK’ and offering to lie on his behalf. Dr Ian de Saxe, […]

Subramanyam Rajagopal, Nebraska Psychiatrist, mentally (paranoia) and physically unfit – shoots 5 times, wounding himself 4 times in police standoff

Lincoln Journal Star Grand jury to investigate death of Lincoln psychiatrist in weekend standoff near Nebraska 2 Riley Johnson March 26, 2018 A grand jury will investigate the death of a 62-year-old psychiatrist found inside his south Lincoln home following a standoff with a police SWAT team over the weekend. Dr. Subramanyam Rajagopal died from […]

Brian Barash, Kansas Psychiatrist – sued for malpractice 13 times in Illinois

Kansas City Star HEALTH CARE Doc was sued for malpractice 13 times in Illinois. He’s in ‘good standing’ in Missouri By Andy Marso March 25, 2018 Excerpt: In the case of Gladstone psychiatrist Brian Barash, The Star found that his Kansas license page has no information at all about a public reprimand he got from […]

Delaware Psychiatrist Gregory VillaBona, pleaded guilty in 2002 to two sex offenses involving young girls – in hot water again

Delaware State News Dover psychiatrist fights suspension of medical license by Craig Anderson March 24th, 2018 DOVER — A Dover-based psychiatrist plans to dispute the suspension of his Delaware medical license and controlled prescription privileges announced by Delaware Secretary of State Jeffrey W. Bullock on Monday. The suspension came “in light of allegations of unprofessional […]

Vincent Berg, long-time Aussie Psychiatrist, faked medical diploma, claims he was trained in secret by the KGB

Daily Mail Gold Coast ‘doctor’ who claimed he was a qualified psychiatrist trained in secret by the KGB is jailed for fraud after a 13-year investigation By Jacob Polychronis March 23, 2018 A fraudster who claimed he was a doctor trained in secret by the KGB faces 14 years behind bars after he was ousted […]

Omar Sabadia, South Africa Psychiatrist – Sentenced to 50 years in prison for his part in killing his wife – has served 20 years – now wants out

IOL Wife killer turns to high court for parole By Zelda Venter March 22, 2018 He has spent nearly 20 years of his effective 50-year jail term behind bars for his part in killing his wife Zahida Sabadia in 1996, and now Omar Sabadia feels he is entitled to his freedom. Sabadia made headlines when […]

Alfredo Cervantes, Virginia Psychiatrist, arrested on drug trafficking charges

BRISTOL HERALD COURIER Lebanon, Virginia psychiatrist indicted on federal drug trafficking, healthcare fraud charge By Zach Irby March 20, 2018 ABINGDON, Va. — A Lebanon, Virginia-based psychiatrist faces 25 federal drug trafficking and healthcare fraud charges following an indictment by a federal grand jury in Abingdon. Alfredo Cervantes, 61, of Abingdon is charged in an […]

Woonsocket psychiatrist Stuart Gitlow raided by FBI

NBC 10 FBI searches home, office of Woonsocket psychiatrist by NBC 10 March 21st 2018 FBI agents searched the home and the office of a Woonsocket psychiatrist who specializes in addiction. Officers had warrants to search Dr. Stuart Gitlow’s property on Saturday as part of an ongoing investigation. The FBI told NBC 10 News that […]

Delaware Psychiatrist Gregory Villabona – license suspended after sex, drug, gun complaints

The News Journal After sex, drug, gun complaints, state department suspends doctor’s license By Margie Fishman March 19, 2018 A Dover psychiatrist, accused by the Department of Justice of bartering treatment for guns and failing to properly monitor patients’ pain medications, had his license suspended Monday. Gregory Villabona, whose license has been on probation in […]

John Namala Samuel Rajaratnam

OCWeekly Antipsychotic Meds Incident in Maryland Spurs OC Psychiatrist’s License Discipline By Matt Coker March 19, 2018 A Huntington Beach psychiatrist had his license to practice medicine suspended in California on Thursday, essentially because he had directed a former patient in Maryland to share her prescription of an antipsychotic medication with her minor son. The […]