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Rochester NY Psychiatrist William Lewek back in jail – parole violations

Democrat & Chronicle William Lewek, who admitted to burying body, back in jail on parole violations By Gary Craig January 17, 2018 William Lewek, the former psychiatrist who admitted to burying the body of a dead man in his backyard, has been returned to jail on three parole violations. Lewek, 66, is accused of possessing […]

Bandy Lee, Armchair Psychiatrist, Tabloid Psychiatry, “unacceptable and unethical”

Washington Examiner Trump’s doctor dismisses dementia fears: ‘That’s just tabloid psychiatry’ By Melissa Quinn January 16, 2018 White House physician Ronny Jackson on Tuesday said the idea that President Trump has mental health issues was “tabloid psychiatry,” dismissing a claim that some mental health experts are making even though they haven’t examined the president. “People […]

Deepak Sirur, UK psychiatrist, contemplating jumping off something

Derbyshire Times Boozy suicidal on-call psychiatrist failed to give drink-drive specimen after crash January 12, 2018 A suicidal on-call psychiatrist who was involved in a serious car crash has been ordered to pay nearly £2,000 after he failed to provide a drink-drive specimen. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Wednesday, January 10, how Deepak Sirur, 44, […]

Juan Sosa, Connecticut Psychiatrist, Charged with evading responsibility – left scene of fatal car accident

Hartford Courant Psychiatrist Wants Accelerated Rehabilitation In Deadly Hit-And-Run By Dave Altimari July 12, 2017 A Middletown psychiatrist who drove a car that struck and killed a 76-year-old woman crossing the Silas Deane Highway in Wethersfield in 2016 and then left the scene says he should be granted accelerated rehabilitation because police determined the woman […]

Douglas Berger, American Psychiatrist in Japan Sues Reddit to reveal his online attackers

GIZMODO NEWS American Psychiatrist In Japan Sues Redditors For Talking Shit Online By Sidney Fussell January 12, 2018 In a twisting and intercontinental case of ‘mad online,’ an American psychiatrist practicing in Tokyo has filed a defamation suit against Redditors who derogated his services. In a suit filed in Florida, Dr. Douglas Berger is seeking […]

Joel Sadavoy, Toronto Psychiatrist, diagnoses without meeting or talking to person

CBC Medical college scolds psychiatrist for diagnosing local optician without meeting him By Kelly Bennett Dec 01, 2017 Ontario’s medical regulator has found that a Toronto psychiatrist who wrote a critical evaluation of a Burlington optician without ever seeing or talking to him should have had consent before sharing a diagnosis. In a letter, the […]

Zabrin Inan, Chicago Psychiatrist, charged with felony child abduction

CBS Chicago Psychiatrist Charged With Abducting Kids March 3, 2011 CHICAGO (CBS) — A Gold Coast psychiatrist was arrested at O’Hare International Airport Wednesday, after she allegedly took her two children across state lines without the consent of their father. Dr. Zabrin Inan, 43, of the 1000 block of North Lake Shore Drive, was charged […]

Rand Ritchie, Pismo Beach, California, psychiatrist – disciplined twice for alcohol abuse and multiple convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol

Propublica EXAMINING MEDICARE Some Doctors Still Billing Medicare for the Most Complicated, Expensive Office Visits By Charles Ornstein and Ryann Grochowski Jones December 27, 2017 — Excerpt Also on the list is Dr. Rand Ritchie, a Pismo Beach, California, psychiatrist. He billed 1,475 visits at the highest level, or 97 percent of his Medicare office […]

Robert Perez, Orange County Psychiatrist Ordered to See a Psychiatrist – “rude, unprofessional, very sarcastic and condescending”. “I am a doctor, I am the one that knows. Assholes! Bastards! I’m going to sue them assholes!”

OC Weekly Psychiatrist Dr. Robert T. Perez Ordered to See a Psychiatrist by Medical Board By Matt Coker December 26, 2017 A Santa Ana psychiatrist’s license to practice has been placed on probation for 35 months due to his ill treatment of patients, family members, an Orange County judge and a Medical Board of California […]

UK psychiatrist Richard Seamark – allegedly “locked one patient in their room for several weeks”

The Australian UK doctor withdraws Qld job application By Ed Jackson December 19, 2017 A British psychiatrist has withdrawn his application for a crucial mental health role at Cairns Hospital, Queensland’s health minister has confirmed. News Corp Australia reported that Richard Wayne Seamark was in the running for the $400,000 role of clinical director of […]

Richard Seamark, UK psychiatrist – shaky past

The Courier-Mail UK Doctor in line for top Queensland job despite shaky past Chris Clarke, Sarah Vogler December 17, 2017 9:00am QUEENSLAND Health has been forced to reconsider a UK doctor’s application for a plum role in Cairns Hospital after reports surfaced that a former patient in the UK was left locked in a room […]

Ralph Greenson, Psychiatrist – Marilyn Monroe Killer

Daily Mail By Caroline Howe July 26, 2015 +++ Excerpt: …Marilyn’s psychiatrist, Dr. Ralph Greenson who gave the star a fatal injection of pentobarbital to the heart… It was a murder allegedly witnessed by ambulance attendant James C. Hall, who arrived at the film star’s home and saw Monroe’s psychiatrist Dr. Greenson inject Marilyn directly […]

James Grigson, highly criticized Texas psychiatrist nicknamed “Dr. Death.”

Texas Tribune Texas district attorney who prosecuted Jeff Wood now wants him off death row The prosecutor in the death penalty case of a man who didn’t kill anyone has asked the parole board and Gov. Greg Abbott to change his sentence to life in prison. By Jolie Mccullough December 7, 2017 — Excerpt Six […]

New York Psych William Lewek scheduled to be released from prison – buried body in backyard

  Democrat & Chronicle William Lewek, psychiatrist who buried body of Matthew Straton, scheduled for release By Gary Craig December 2, 2017 The former Rochester psychiatrist who buried a body in his backyard is scheduled to be released from prison Dec. 21, records show. William Lewek, who has lost his medical license, pleaded guilty in February […]

Psychiatrist Carlos Warter aka Charles Warter Arrested in Argentina – was in trouble in Colorado

The Associated Press May 26, 2011 Doc arrested in Argentina was in trouble in Colo. By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher Dateline: Honolulu Psychiatrist Carlos Warter aka Charles Warter[/caption]A psychiatrist arrested in Argentina on charges of falsely billing $1 million in health insurance claims in Hawaii was involved in similar fraud some 30 years ago in Colorado, […]