Sergio Paradiso, Iowa Psychiatrist, Escapes Sex with Patient Lawsuit – But Surrendered License Previously

Courthouse News Psychiatrist’s Off-Duty Tryst Won’t Cost Iowa By Jeff D. Gorman January 15, 2015 (CN) – A woman who began a sexual relationship with a university psychiatrist after she stopped seeing him professionally can’t pursue a malpractice claim against his employer or the state of Iowa, an appeals panel ruled. Sonni Giudicessi was a […]

Orange County, Florida jail psychiatrist Arturo Hernandez-Pena fired after arrest on fraud charges

Sun Sentinel Records show Arturo Hernandez-Pena, 52, was fired last week By Jeff Weiner December 9, 2010 A psychiatrist who used to see inmates at the Orange County jail was fired after his arrest last week on insurance-fraud charges, records show. Arturo Hernandez-Pena, 52, was arrested while working at 10:35 a.m. on Dec. 1. Records […]

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 […]

Chicago Psychiatrist Michael Reinstein Gets Prison Time for Kickbacks from Drug Firm

Chicago Sun Times Psychiatrist gets 9 months for accepting kickbacks from drug firm March 11, 2016 A Chicago psychiatrist was sentenced to nine months in prison Friday for taking nearly $600,000 from pharmaceutical companies in exchange for prescribing a certain drug to patients. Dr. Michael J. Reinstein, 72, of Skokie, pleaded guilty last year to […]

Well Known Harvard Psychiatrist Resigns After Sex Allegation

Boston Globe Harvard eating-disorder specialist gives up license By Liz Kowalczyk October 18, 2012 A well-known Harvard psychiatrist who treats patients with eating disorders and has written textbooks on the topic has surrendered his medical ­license after officials found he engaged in sexual misconduct with a bulimic patient. The Board of Registration in Medicine accepted […]

Florida Psychiatrist Sent up the River Florida Psychiatrist Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking August 17, 2012 By Joel Voss   Tampa, Florida – The Florida Department of Health revoked the license of psychiatrist Jose Carlos Menendez-Campos yesterday based on his conviction of drug trafficking. The DOH’s final order emphasized the fact that he used his medical license […]

Struck-off ‘predatory’ psychiatrist named

“Struck off” is a British term used regarding someone such as a doctor or lawyer who is no longer allowed to work in their profession. I think we should adopt it here in America. Struck off! ABC NEWS (Australia) Struck-off ‘predatory’ psychiatrist named By Gordon Taylor Aug 17, 2012 A Canberra psychiatrist struck off for […]

UCLA Psych Sued for Killing Former Model with Psych Drugs – Bilking her Fortune

Associated Press When former model and philanthropist Phyllis Harvey died last year at the age of 59, little note was taken. Brief paid obituaries appeared in Los Angeles and her hometown paper in North Carolina. There was no mention of how she died. Nothing was said about her struggle with alcoholism and mental illness. And […]

Edwin Hall, Albuquerque psychiatrist, surrenders license – six patients died of overdoses

Albuquerque Journal Med board: ABQ doctor tied to six patient deaths By Marie C. Baca July 4th, 2018 An Albuquerque psychiatrist has agreed to surrender his medical license amid allegations that six patients who received treatment at his practice died of overdoses and that an individual without a medical license was permitted to treat patients […]

Robert Tinoco Perez, Santa Ana Psychiatrist, faces more than 100 years in prison – drug scams and kickbacks

Orange County Register Santa Ana psychiatrist accused in conspiracy to sell prescription opioids By City News Service July 2, 2018 A Santa Ana-based psychiatrist faces more than 100 years in federal prison on charges of writing prescriptions for opioids without a medical purpose, federal prosecutors said Monday. Dr. Robert Tinoco Perez, 56, of Westminster, was […]

The “Church” of the Holy Label The “Church” of the Holy Label By Colin Taufer July 2018 Those that knew her found Candace Downing to be a very bright little girl and an overachiever, the youngest in a loving family. When she was in sixth grade, her psychiatrist, after a very brief evaluation, decided the anxieties she was experiencing during […]

New Jersey Psychiatrist Chowdhury Azam accused of touching a patient’s breast – cost him: $15,000

Courier News (Bridgewater, New Jersey) Appeals court OKs suspending license of Edison doctor accused of touching patient By Gene Racz February 8, 2011 The state appeals court Monday upheld a decision by the state Board of Medical Examiners to suspend the license of an Edison psychiatrist for one year and place him on probation for […]

Kansas Psychiatrist Douglas Geenens engaged in negligent medical care, sexual exploitation, improper dispensing of drugs and failed to maintain proper records

Topeka Capital-Journal (Kansas) October 29, 2008 Wednesday Board recommends sanctions By Tim Carpenter A report released Tuesday by the Kansas Board of Healing Arts recommends revocation of the license or other sanctions against a Johnson County psychiatrist accused of professional misconduct. A Kansas City, Mo., law firm retained by the board submitted a 23-count petition […]

Kansas City Psychiatist Kenneth Spaulding – in hot water – had phone sex with patient

The Kansas City Star Psychiatrist who had phone sex with patient faces license suspension July 4, 2009 Missouri authorities have suspended the medical license of a Kansas City psychiatrist for having phone sex and making other sexual advances toward a patient. While practicing at Two Rivers Psychiatric Hospital in 2007, Kenneth Spaulding improperly embraced and […]

Thomas Sachy, Georgia Psychiatrist, Office Raided by Federal Drug Enforcement agents – “I guess I am just a drug pusher.”

WMAZ Gray doctor facing federal drug charges has bizarre past He’s testified as an expert witness, explained exorcisms, been jailed for contempt of court and written, “I guess I am just a drug pusher.” June 29, 2018 Tucked away on a quiet side street near downtown Gray, it’s easy to miss Dr. Thomas Sachy’s medical […]