Utah Psychiatrist Joel Hanson, hired by Ascendant Behavioral Health’s Comprehensive Treatment Center after pleading guilty to privacy and witness tampering

ABC4 Psychiatrist at new substance clinic has addiction and recovery in his own past Dr. Joel Hanson pleaded guilty to privacy and witness tampering charges in 2000 By Rick Aaron March 19, 2019 TAYLORSVILLE (ABC4 News) – The owners of a new addiction recovery clinic hope to help in battle against Utah’s opioid crisis and […]

Mani Pavuluri, Illinois Psychiatrist, “clinical trial on lithium had gone off track”; “put vulnerable children at risk”

The Chronicle of Higher Education U. of Illinois at Chicago Missed Warning Signs of Research Going Awry, Letters Show By Jodi S. Cohen March 20, 2019 For a year, the University of Illinois at Chicago has played down its shortcomings in overseeing the work of a prominent child psychiatrist who violated research protocols and put […]

Psychiatrist John Wisner

Kansas City Star Defrocked KCK priest no longer holds active medical license in Kansas or Missouri By Judy L. Thomas March 18, 2019 A priest of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas defrocked last year over what church leaders said were credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors is no longer licensed to practice […]

Psychiatrist Radovan Karadzic, Bosnia Wartime Leader, Convicted of Genocide for Massacre

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Hague Court Set To Rule On Bosnian Serb Wartime Leader Karadzic’s Appeal March 18, 2019 A ruling is expected on March 20 on former Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic’s appeal against his conviction in The Hague for genocide and other atrocities during the Balkan wars of the 1990s. Along with […]

Bassam Awwa, New London psychiatrist, agrees to pay $3.3 million settlement to feds for overbilling drug tests

The Day New London psychiatrist to pay $3.3 million for overbilling of urine drug screen tests March 15, 2019 By Karen Florin New London area psychiatrist Dr. Bassam Awwa, and his medical practice, Connecticut Behavioral Health Associates, have agreed to pay a $3.3 million settlement to the federal and state governments for overbilling Medicare and […]

Prabakar Rajan Thomas, Melbourne Psychiatrist, to be sentenced next month – sexual assault on patient

The Age Melbourne psychiatrist sexually assaulted vulnerable patient By Karen Sweeney March 15, 2019 A Melbourne psychiatrist who sexually assaulted a vulnerable long-term patient has been slammed for the “absolutely catastrophic” impact of his abuse of power. Prabakar Rajan Thomas, 69, pleaded guilty to a charge of sexual assault on Friday, more than three years […]

Psychiatrist Radovan Karadzic could be jailed for life when war crimes court delivers verdict next week

Balkan Insight Radovan Karadzic: Psychiatrist-Poet Who Led Bosnian Serbs to War Radovan Karadzic, the Bosnian Serbs’ wartime president, spent years on the run before he was caught and tried, and could now be jailed for the rest of his life when the Hague war crimes court delivers its final verdict next week. March 14, 2019 […]

Daniel Grosz

Fox10 Medical board launches investigation after teen’s skin ‘melts’ off in severe reaction to medication By Bill Melugin March 12, 2019 LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) – The Medical Board of California has launched an investigation after a FOX 11 report detailed the story of a local teenager whose skin ‘melted’ off in a severe […]

Allan Clark

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Suboxone clinic owner gets halfway house, home confinement in $1.4 million opioid tax scheme By Torsten Ove March 12, 2019 A Washington County psychiatrist was sentenced Monday to a halfway house and home confinement for not paying income taxes on cash-only payments he received at the Suboxone clinic he ran. U.S. District Judge […]

Anne-Francis Nicol, Rhode Island Psychiatrist, indicted on criminal charges of first-degree arson

The Associated Press Psychiatrist suspended over prescriptions November 11, 2003 A psychiatrist who had two patients die of drug overdoses while they were undergoing a controversial treatment for pain has had her license indefinitely suspended. The state medical board on Monday suspended Anne-Francis Nicol’s license to practice medicine. Nicol, whose privileges to prescribe narcotic painkillers […]

Hei Young Oh, New York Psychiatrist – License Revoked – in one case prescribed 7,000 narcotic pills to pregnant patient

Newsday (New York) Doctors Slapped With Sanctions By Roni Rabin December 27, 1995 The state has revoked the medical license of a Huntington Station physician who liberally dispensed prescriptions for controlled substances such as Valium, Percocet and codeine, in one case prescribing 7,000 narcotic pills to a patient even though she was pregnant. In addition […]

The Associated Press State & Local Wire January 9, 2002, Wednesday, BC cycle State medical board disciplines two doctors SECTION: State and Regional LENGTH: 183 words DATELINE: BOSTON A doctor who allegedly attacked his friend with a baseball bat had his medical license suspended Wednesday in one of two disciplinary actions taken by the state […]


The Boston Globe July 24, 1997, Thursday, City Edition Activists angered over ad for study; Psychiatrist is accused of abuse BYLINE: By Dolores Kong, Globe Staff SECTION: METRO/REGION; Pg. B1 LENGTH: 555 words A McLean Hospital psychiatrist who is under state medical board investigation for alleged sexual misconduct with a patient is recruiting 18-to-22-year-olds who […]


Soo Shuenn Chiang, Singapore Psychiatrist, guilty of failing to maintain patient confidentiality

Today S$50,000 fine for psychiatrist who failed to protect patient’s confidential info By Neo Chat Chin March 6, 2019 SINGAPORE — A psychiatrist from the National University Hospital (NUH) has been fined S$50,000 for failing to verify a caller’s identity before writing a memo to refer a patient to the Institute of Mental Health. The […]

Joseph Jackson

The Boston Herald November 14, 2011 Monday BHR Edition State board lets docs off easy; Abuse of patient must be a crime BYLINE: COLMAN M. HERMAN SECTION: OPINION; Commentary; Pg. 23 Vol. 29 No. 318 LENGTH: 624 words When a suburban homemaker shows up at the emergency room at Newton-Wellesley Hospital feeling suicidal, she sees […]

The Associated Press State & Local Wire September 3, 1999, Friday, BC cycle Reding fails to show for arraignment; warrant issued BYLINE: By MARY PEREA, Associated Press Writer SECTION: State and Regional LENGTH: 625 words DATELINE: BERNALILLO, N.M. An arrest warrant was issued Friday for a retired Michigan psychiatrist and associate of Jack Kevorkian who […]


The Boston Globe July 2, 2011 Saturday Harvard doctors punished over pay; 3 accused of not disclosing consulting fees BYLINE: By Liz Kowalczyk, Globe Staff SECTION: NEWS; Metro; Pg. 1 LENGTH: 897 words Concluding a three-year investigation, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School sanctioned renowned child psychiatrist Dr. Joseph Biederman and two colleagues after […]


Jerome Driesen

The New York Times September 26, 1987, Saturday, Late City Final Edition Psychiatrist Given Probation In New York Corruption Case BYLINE: By The Associated Press SECTION: Section 1; Page 35, Column 5; Metropolitan Desk LENGTH: 114 words A Manhattan psychiatrist who testified for the prosecution at last year’s city corruption trial was sentenced yesterday to […]

Nabil Al Rowais Saudi Arabia http://www.foxnews.com/story/2006/04/28/saudi-tourist-accused-trying-to-molest-young-girl.html


Raj Persaud UK http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1027762/Dishonest-TV-psychiatrist-Dr-Raj-Persaud-suspended-admitting-plagiarism.html


Timothy Mark Bowlan

The Houston Chronicle March 24, 1997, Monday, 3 STAR Edition Few doctors lost licenses over scandal; Psychiatric hospitals accused of filling beds ‘at any cost’ BYLINE: MARK SMITH; Staff SECTION: a; Pg. 1 LENGTH: 2699 words Flashbacks of the taunting and torture in the now-defunct Psychiatric Institute of Fort Worth continue to haunt Jeannie Warren. […]

Dinesh Singh SA https://www.iol.co.za/mercury/doctors-misconduct-sentence-too-harsh-1179495


Thomas Onen UK https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/psychiatrist-struck-off-for-overprescribing-to-addicts-9196141.html


Harvey Wasserman

Hartford Courant (Connecticut) July 14, 1993, A Edition Board hears case on misconduct BYLINE: FRANK SPENCER-MOLLOY; Courant Medical Writer SECTION: A; Pg. a14 LENGTH: 438 words The Connecticut Medical Examining Board heard a case Tuesday against a Westport psychiatrist accused of engaging in sexual relations with a patient. Harvey R. Wasserman faces loss of his […]

Bruce A. Guernsey UT https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-7227859.html


Ray Berard S. Africa https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2012-03-07-shrink-took-advantage-of-me/


The New York Times December 17, 1994, Saturday, Late Edition – Final BYLINE: AP SECTION: Section 1; Page 9; Column 2; National Desk LENGTH: 416 words DATELINE: PITTSBURGH, Dec. 16 A jury awarded more than $272,000 today to a couple and their teen-age daughter, who had joined in a suit charging a psychiatrist with failure […]


Safdar Chaudhary PA http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2012/02/17/Torrance-State-Hospital-s-financial-oversight-criticized/stories/201202170726


J. Vernon Magnuson

The Atlanta Journal and Constitution Conyers psychiatrist charged in death plot Doctor targeted wife, police say By Duane D. Stanford April 30, 1994 A Conyers psychiatrist was arrested at his office and charged with conspiring to kill his estranged wife after he allegedly offered to pay an undercover officer and another man $ 9,000 to […]

Michael Robinson OR http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2010/07/psychiatrist_who_treated_orego.html