William Cone, Missouri Psychiatrist, Sentenced to 133 in prison – claimed “moral insanity” caused him to sexually abuse two patients

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri) PSYCHIATRIST GETS 133-YEAR TERM FOR SEXUAL ABUSE OF TWO PATIENTS By The Associated Press February 12, 1998 Dateline: LEXINGTON, MO. A psychiatrist who said “moral insanity” caused him to sexually abuse two patients was sentenced to 133 years in prison. Dr. William Cone was convicted in December of 19 counts of […]

Jason Evans, South Texas psychiatrist – license suspended – thousands of opioid prescriptions – “presents a continuing threat to the public”

Caller Times Questionable opioid prescriptions cost South Texas doctor his license By Eleanor Dearman February 1, 2018 A South Texas psychiatrist has temporarily lost his license after an investigation found he issued thousands of opioid prescriptions over a year, according to Texas Medical Board records. The Texas Medical Board temporarily suspended the license of Jason […]

Clifford Jacobson, NY Psychiatrist, Loses license – escapes prison sentence – sold drugs for “recreational use”

Democrat & Chronicle Brighton doctor avoids prison for selling prescriptions Associated Press February 10, 2018 A Brighton psychiatrist will avoid prison but lose his medical license for selling prescriptions. Dr. Clifford Jacobson was sentenced Friday to one year of probation that will include four months of home confinement. He also must surrender his license to […]

Muhammad Kaleem Arshad, Louisiana Psychiatrist, Charged with Health Care Fraud

The Indian Express Indian-American doctor charged with health care fraud By PTI February 9, 2018 An Indian-American doctor and two others in the US have been charged in an indictment filed for their alleged participation in a health care kickback scheme. 60-year-old Indian-American doctor Padmini Nagaraj, Muhammad Kaleem Arshad, 62, and Joseph A Haynes, 61, […]

Mark Goldsmith, Westerville Ohio Psychiatrist, accused of turning crash landing into an insurance swindle

Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) DEPUTIES SAY EQUIPMENT THEFT FAKED; WESTERVILLE PSYCHIATRIST ACCUSED IN CRASH SWINDLE By Don Baird March 5, 1998 A Westerville psychiatrist is accused of turning a 1996 crash landing at the Madison County airport into an insurance swindle by saying thieves broke into his damaged aircraft there. Dr. Mark E. Goldsmith, 53, faked […]

William Hosfield, Minnesota psychiatrist, overstepped boundaries while treating an adolescent female patient

Saint Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota) U PSYCHIATRIST AMONG 4 DOCTORS DISCIPLINED BY STATE; $3,500 FINE LEVIED FOR HIS ACTIONS IN DRUG STUDY AT U By Tom Majeski May 26, 1998 …the board fined a Golden Valley psychiatrist $10,000 and restricted his license… The Golden Valley psychiatrist, Dr. William B. Hosfield, 56, was disciplined for unprofessional […]

Padmini Nagaraj, Lousiana Psychiatrist, Charged with Health Care Fraud

The Indian Express Indian-American doctor charged with health care fraud By PTI February 9, 2018 An Indian-American doctor and two others in the US have been charged in an indictment filed for their alleged participation in a health care kickback scheme. 60-year-old Indian-American doctor Padmini Nagaraj, Muhammad Kaleem Arshad, 62, and Joseph A Haynes, 61, […]

Joseph Zito, NY Psychiatrist, Arrested for selling drugs out of his apartment with no medical examination

Daily News (New York) SHRINK CHARGED IN ILLEGAL DRUG SALES By CORKY SIEMASZKO March 06, 1998 A West Side psychiatrist was arrested yesterday for allegedly peddling prescriptions for tranquilizers out of his Central Park West apartment. Joseph Zito’s arrest capped a five-month undercover state investigation during which he allegedly wrote and sold prescriptions for Xanax […]

Florida Psychiatrist Jerome Feldman Sent to Prison for 16 years – cheated “seriously ill people out of $400,000 with false promises of organ transplants in the Philippines, where he was tracked down by the FBI”

The Post Standard (Syracuse, NY) HE GETS PRISON FOR ORGAN-TRANSPLANT CON; JEROME FELDMAN, WHOSE ESTRANGED WIFE LIVES IN BALDWINSVILLE, LURED FIVE SICK PEOPLE TO PHILIPPINES. By John O’Brien May 28, 2010 A former psychiatrist was sent to prison for nearly 16 years Thursday for duping seriously ill people out of $400,000 with false promises of […]

Richard Pines, Idaho Psychiatrist – State Supreme Court ruled he had improper sexual contact with two patients – boys with troubled pasts – “egregious conduct so corrupt and degenerate as to shock the conscience”

Idaho Press-Tribune Idaho court rules on Boise doctor with revoked license By the Associated Press June 24, 2015 BOISE — The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that a Boise child and adolescent psychiatrist violated state law by having improper sexual contact with two former patients. However, the state’s highest court in a ruling Monday sent […]

Orange County, Florida jail psychiatrist Arturo Hernandez-Pena fired after arrest on fraud charges

Orlando Sentinel Records show Arturo Hernandez-Pena, 52, was fired last week By Jeff Weiner December 9, 2010 A psychiatrist who used to see inmates at the Orange County jail was fired after his arrest last week on insurance-fraud charges, records show. Arturo Hernandez-Pena, 52, was arrested while working at 10:35 a.m. on Dec. 1. Records […]

Lewek, NY Psychiatrist, Going Back to Prison – parole violation

Democrat & Chronicle William Lewek, who buried body in backyard, going back to prison on parole violation By Gary Craig February 5, 2018 William Lewek, the former psychiatrist who buried the body of a dead man in his backyard, is returning to prison for three months after admitting to a parole violation. Lewek last week […]

Alex Fider, Tennessee VA hospital psychiatrist, shoots up car on highway – charged with road rage

Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tennessee) August 21, 2006 Psychiatrist charged in ‘road rage’ shooting By Mike O’Neal A psychiatrist was arrested Sunday afternoon and charged with three counts of aggravated assault following a road rage incident, according to Tennessee Department of Safety spokeswoman Julie Oaks. The incident occurred about 12:17 p.m. CDT on eastbound Interstate […]

David Brizer, NYC Psychiatrist, Pleads Guilty to Drug Crimes – Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers

CBSNewYork AG: New York Psychiatrist Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers March 1, 2013 A psychiatrist with offices in Midtown Manhattan and Rockland County has admitted to illegally selling prescription painkillers to drug dealers. Dr. David Brizer, 60, pleaded guilty to felony drug sale, drug possession and conspiracy charges as well as tax fraud […]

South Carolina Psychiatrist Mark Beale Drops Lawsuit Against Online Critic Who Left One-Star Review

TechDirt.com Legal Issues Psychiatrist Drops His Lawsuit Against Critic Who Left Wordless One-Star Review by Tim Cushing January 17, 2018 It looks like the psychiatrist who sued a pseudonymous reviewer over a wordless one-star review has finally decided to stop digging this particular hole. Since news broke of psychiatrist Mark Beale’s defamation suit against “Richard […]