Bizarre Psych News

West Virginia Psychiatrist Joseph Jurand convicted of sexual abuse of 15-year-old Girl Interested in Psychiatry

The Journal Sentencing hearing set for Dec. 9 for psychiatrist convicted of sexual abuse By Edward Marshall November 1, 2013 CHARLES TOWN – A sentencing hearing has been scheduled for Dec. 9 for a Jefferson County psychiatrist convicted last month of having inappropriate sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl while she was participating in a […]

Allen Weiss, Delaware Psychiatrist Arrested for holding patient in his office against her will

The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware) June 11, 2010 Psychiatrist charged in assault on new patient By Ira Porter A Milford-area psychiatrist was arrested Wednesday morning on assault and unlawful imprisonment charges after one of his patients accused him of holding her in his office against her will. The 28-year-old patient who accused Dr. Allen C. […]

Aubrey Levin, Psychiatrist; His wife in Hot Water for Attempting to Bribe Juror in his Criminal Case

Calgary Herald Jury selected for wife of disgraced doctor in bribery case By Daryl Slade September 24, 2014 A nine-woman, three-man jury has been selected to decide the fate of Erica Levin, wife of disgraced forensic psychiatrist Aubrey Levin, for allegedly attempting to bribe a juror at her husband’s sexual assault trial early last year. […]

Crackhead Psychiatrist (and University of Florida Psychiatry Professor) Has Long History of Drug Abuse – Now in Hot Water over His Drug Prescribing in Patient’s Death

PsychSearch.net Florida Psychiatrist Harold Edward Smith – A Chronology By Joel Voss, CCHR Tampa November 16, 2013 Below is a record of events on psychiatrist Harold Edward Smith in the order in which they occurred going back over 25 years. All the data below was obtained from documents from the various state medical boards in […]

Dishonest, Foul-mouthed psychiatrist Marinus Klijnsma who abused staff and said a patient could go ‘kill herself’ faces revocation of license

Daily Mail By Daily Mail Reporter December 9, 2013 A foul-mouthed psychiatrist who swore at staff and said a patient ‘can just go and kill herself’ faces being struck off after being found guilty of misconduct. Dr Marinus Klijnsma told a tribunal that his use of inappropriate and offensive language was a ‘dysfunctional habit’ that […]

Utah Psychiatrist David Wilson banned from treating anyone under the age of 18

Salt Lake Tribune A Utah psychiatrist who admitted to looking at ‘preteen modeling sites’ will get his license back By Jessica Miller November 12, 2018 A Utah child psychiatrist who once faced accusations that he had viewed child pornography at work will be able to practice medicine again — but with restrictions. The state’s licensing […]

NY Psychiatrist AND Wife Arrested

Fox 23 Doctor and wife arrested for allegedly forging prescriptions July 10, 2013 COLONIE, N.Y. – The wife of a local psychiatrist has been arrested by the Colonie Police Department for allegedly forging prescriptions for controlled substances with her husband’s knowledge. The investigation started on June 26th when the pharmacist at the Shop Rite on […]

Video: NY Psychiatrist William Lewek Pleads Not Guilty to Burying Body in Backyard

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Psychiatrist accused of burying body pleads not guilty By Victoria E. Freile February 19, 2014 ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A psychiatrist accused of tampering with evidence in the disappearance of a New York man in October, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges. Last month, Matthew Straton’s body was removed from a […]

Aussie Psychiatrist Robert Hampshire Has History of Bizarre Behavior – Now Blames Brain Swelling

Sydney Morning Herald Psychiatrist waits on medical tribunal to decide on complaints September 20, 2013 Society psychiatrist Robert Hampshire has been accused of professional misconduct, practising without professional indemnity insurance and failing to meet strict conditions placed on his registration, including making daily visits to a doctor to ensure he was “fit to practise” before […]

Riyaz Mazcuri (aka Riaz) – Texas Psychiatrist arrested for Human Trafficking

KLTV E. Texas psychiatrist arrested, accused of trafficking Indian women for forced labor, prostitution By Cody Lillich July 25, 2014 TYLER, TX (KLTV) – An East Texas psychiatrist has been arrested and charged in connection with what’s being described as a ‘forced labor conspiracy’ in New York. Riyaz Mazcuri, was arrested Thursday by the Gregg […]

Puerto Rican Psychiatrist Gerardo V. Navarro Rodriguez Arrested for Child Sex Trafficking

elnuevodia.com Pediatric psychiatrist arrested for sexual abuse He faces a sentence of up to 10 years in prison By Mariana Cobián / mariana.cobian @ gfrmedia.com The pediatric psychiatrist Gerardo V. Navarro Rodriguez, 59, was arrested yesterday for sexual transporting at least two males under 18 years, who were his patients. Yesterday agents of the Office […]

Penn. Psychiatrist Basem Shlewiet ARRESTED AGAIN – MORE WOMEN COME FORWARD WITH CLAIMS OF FONDLING

ABC 6 Action News (WPVI) February 21, 2014 DOYLESTOWN, Pa. Prosecutors have filed additional charges against a Doylestown psychiatrist already accused of inappropriately touching three women who came to his office for help. The Bucks County district attorney’s office said five more women informed authorities that 42-year-old Dr. Basem Shlewiet fondled them in his Doylestown […]

Pregnant Doctor Labeled by Oregon Psychiatrist Howard Sampley – So She Sued him for $2 Million

The Register-Guard ER doctor sues psychiatrist By Greg Bolt Dec 31, 2013 An emergency room doctor in Coos Bay is suing a Eugene psychiatrist for more than $2 million over an alleged mis­diagnosis that required the doctor to temporarily withdraw from practicing medicine. The lawsuit filed by Dr. Susan Haney in Lane County Circuit Court […]

Harold Sleeper – Psychiatrist – Injected Wife with Urine

The Associated Press February 22, 1984 Jury Awards $6.5 Million to Psychiatrist’s Ex-Wife Dateline: Oklahoma City A psychiatrist accused of subjecting his ex-wife to bizarre experiments, including injecting her with her own urine, has been ordered by a jury to pay her $6.5 million. Ann C. Sleeper’s malpractice suit against Dr. Harold Sleeper, medical director […]

James Sutherland Watt, Sausalito Psychiatrist, arrested after authorities found a large quantity of LSD on his yacht

Independent Press Telegram (Long Beach, California) Court Action Faces Yank Smuggler VICTORIA, BC. (UPI) November 2, 1968 A California psychiatrist, arrested after authorities found a large quantity of LSD and methedrine about his yacht, appeared in Magistrate’s Court Friday on smuggling charges. Dr. James Sutherland Watt of Sausalito entered no plea to a charge of […]