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Akwasi Osei, Ghana’s chief psychiatrist: Homosexuality is a disorder – requires treatment

Modern Ghana Chief Psychiatrist ready to ‘heal’ gays March 14, 2013 Dr. Akwasi Osei, Ghana’s chief psychiatrist has described homosexuals as persons suffering from ‘a psychological illness requiring treatment’. This statement was contained in his article featured in the Daily Graphic titled ‘why the scientific community is wrong on homosexuality.’ The article catalogs arguments of […]

Gerald Klee, Psychiatrist, did LSD Experiments on U.S. Soldiers

UPI Psychiatrist in Army LSD experiments dies March. 9, 2013 Gerald D. Klee, a psychiatrist involved in secret research in which U.S. soldiers were given LSD in the 1950s, has died in Maryland, his family said. He was 86. Klee, an expert on the hallucinogenic drug lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD, died Sunday of complications […]

Lois Farquharson, 88-year-old Psychiatrist Wants out of Prison

PENNLIVE No immediate decision on former Philadelphia psychiatrist’s bid for release from prison By Charles Thompson December 06, 2013 The State Board of Pardons made no immediate decision Friday on a former Philadelphia psychiatrist’s bid for commutation of a life sentence without parole for her role in the 1971 murder of a colleague at the […]

Edward Hallowell, Mass. Psychiatrist, “Expert on ADHD”, charged with grabbing butt

WCVB Edward Hallowell, noted psychiatrist, charged with indecent assault Hallowell a specialist in ADD, ADHD May 11, 2015 WALTHAM, Mass. — A noted specialist in the fields of attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is facing charges related to the alleged groping of a woman. Dr. Edward M. Hallowell, who was in Waltham […]

Brian Lahey, Kansas child and adolescent psychiatrist, charged with violating protection order filed by his ex-wife

Kansas City Star By Andy Marso August 03, 2018 —Excerpt: His license is suspended pending a full hearing by the board. So is the license of Brian Lahey, a child and adolescent psychiatrist who formerly practiced at Overland Park Wellness. The board suspended Lahey’s license in an order published July 24. The board’s order in […]

David Israelstam, 73-year old Wisconsin Psychiatrist Busted – Child Porn

Wisconsin State Journal Madison psychiatrist with history of inappropriate behavior charged with possessing child pornography By Sandy Cullen February 28, 2013 A Madison psychiatrist who has been reprimanded twice in the past for inappropriate conduct with patients was charged Thursday with two counts of possession of child pornography. Dr. David M. Israelstam, 73, was released […]

Michael Cosgrove, California Psychiatrist, facing discipline – “he’d been drinking all night because he was depressed by the presidential election.”

NAPA Valley Register Napa State psychiatrist in Trump election funk faces accusation from medical board By Jennifer Huffman July 27, 2018 A Napa State Hospital psychiatrist, Michael J. Cosgrove M.D., faces disciplinary action by the California State Medical Board after being accused of unprofessional conduct involving alcohol. The charges, filed on July 11, stem from […]

Peter Neubauer, split up triplets at birth “to study them” – they criticized him harshly, calling the study “cruel”

NaijaNews The Incredible Story Of The Identical Triplets Separated At Birth By Naija News July 24, 2018 The triplets became a media phenomenon after they met at age 19, but things began to shift in the 1990s Robert, David and Eddy were born in a suburb of New York in July 1961. They were separated […]

Riaz Baber, Illinois Psychiatrist – records of over 10,000 patients found in his unsecured basement – “It has their birthdate, their social security number, what’s wrong with them, what they’re being treated for, and what medication,”

NBC Chicago Thousands of Medical Records Left Unsecured–So Who’s Investigating? By Phil Rogers July 23, 2018 Federal medical privacy rules, known as “HIPAA laws”, are designed to keep your medical information confidential. They can be aggravating, stopping you from getting even basic information about a sick relative, or earning a good scolding if you don’t […]

Aviel Goodman, St. Paul psychiatrist, guilty of possessing more than 20,000 child pornography images

Pioneer Press St. Paul psychiatrist pleads guilty to collecting more than 20,000 child porn images By Deanna Weniger July 20, 2018 A licensed St. Paul psychiatrist pleaded guilty Friday of possessing more than 20,000 child pornography images on his home computer. Aviel Li Goodman, 62, entered a guilty plea to one count of receipt of […]

Allan Khitab – Psychiatrist arrested again – long history of sexually abusing boys More sex abuse charges laid against former Cambridge hospital psychiatrist By Record Staff September 29, 2014 KITCHENER — A disgraced former Cambridge Memorial Hospital psychiatrist dogged for three decades by accusations of sexual abuse is facing another charge. Allan Khitab, 76, was arrested Friday and charged with sexual assault and sexual interference related to […]

Ontario Psychiatrist Stanley Dobrowolski brought shame to his “profession” – Imprisoned for sex assault on 16 people and voyeurism

THE CANADIAN PRESS Public reprimand for Ontario doctor who ‘brought shame to the profession’ through sexual abuse By Diana Mehta January 23, 2017 TORONTO — Ontario’s medical watchdog has issued a scathing reprimand against a psychiatrist who sexually abused multiple patients over more than a decade, saying the man brought shame to the profession. The […]

Denise Graham, New Orleans Psychiatrist, disciplined for performing liposuction

The Times-Picayune New Orleans-area psychiatrist disciplined for performing cosmetic surgery January 04, 2013 By Laura Maggi The state licensing board for Louisiana doctors has found that a New Orleans-area psychiatrist improperly performed liposuction and offered “stem cell injection therapy” at a clinic where she worked. The physician, Denise Marie Graham, agreed in December to stop […]

James Edgar, South Tampa Psychiatrist, Arrested after pointing Shotgun at Pool Cleaner

St. Petersburg Times South Tampa psychiatrist accused of pointing shotgun at pool man cuts deal By Alexandra Zayas March 31, 2010 A South Tampa psychiatrist accused of pointing a shotgun at a pool cleaner agreed Tuesday to enter a program that could lead to the charges being dropped. James Roy Edgar, 64, told police he […]

Abhishek Shah, Connecticut Psychiatrist, Gets off Easy on Accusation of Sexual Assault but Gives up License to Practice

The Hartford Courant Psychiatrist Pleads No Contest To Unlawful Restraint Sex Charge Dropped By Christine Dempsey December 2, 2013 Psychiatrist Abhishek Shah [/caption]HARTFORD — A psychiatrist accused of sexually assaulting a woman in West Hartford a year ago was sentenced to probation Monday after he pleaded no contest to reduced charges. Abhishek Shah, 32, who […]