Bizarre Psych News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Jeffrey Rausch, Georgia Psychiatrist, “expert” on “mental disorders” arrested on drug charges

August Chronicle February 7, 2011 Evans psychiatrist arrested on drug charges An Evans psychiatrist was arrested on drug charges Monday after police went to his home to investigate an assault. After arriving at the home of Jeffrey Lynn Rausch, 58, investigators discovered drug paraphernalia and a small amount of Ecstacy, a schedule I narcotic, said […]

Japanese Psychiatrist Douglas Berger’s Futile Attempt to Control Criticisms on the Net

Miami Herald Psychiatrist sues Reddit to unmask anonymous online critics By Daniel Chang January 17, 2018 They called him a maniac and much worse, and said he gives patients “the creeps.” They accused him of over prescribing drugs, misdiagnosing ailments and incompetence. And they alleged that his Tokyo counseling center scams clients out of money. […]