Bruce Lief, Philly Psychiatrist, Criminally Charged with Illegally Prescribing Opioids

Press Release Attorney General Josh Shapiro: Two PA Doctors Charged in Separate Schemes to Illegally Prescribe Opioid Pain Pills March 8, 2018 Philadelphia psychiatrist charged in diversion of 24,000 Pills for Cash; Blair County pediatrician charged with diverting opioids to a paramour HARRISBURG — Reflecting the pervasive impact of the opioid epidemic in every corner […]

Peter Steiner, Louisville Psychiatrist, Caught with his drugs in a McDonald’s bag

Courier Journal Louisville psychiatrist’s license suspended after marijuana charges Matthew Glowicki March 6, 2018 A psychiatrist’s license is now suspended after police say he was found at his east Louisville office hiding marijuana inside a McDonald’s bag. Peter Steiner, 60, is charged with possession of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor, as well as tampering with […]

New Mexico Psych Alan Emamdee Sued – 12 former patients accuse him of sexual assaults and abuses

Daily Times Case proceeds against doctor accused of sexual misconduct By Joshua Kellogg March 5, 2018 FARMINGTON — A Santa Fe judge has declined to dismiss claims in a civil lawsuit against Dr. Alan Emamdee and the San Juan Regional Medical Center filed by 12 former patients who accuse the doctor of sexual assaults and […]

Richard Gorman, Toronto Psychiatrist, pelvic grinding on patients — Gorman, a psychiatrist, then 62, engaged in pelvic grinding and kissed his patient’s breasts

Paul Lowinger, San Francisco Psychiatrist Sued by Patient for Sexual Abuse – Jury awarded her $7.1 million

San Francisco Chronicle Jury awards $7.1 million in suit against psychiatrist July 6, 1994 SAN FRANCISCO — A woman who sued her psychiatrist for sexual abuse has been awarded $7.1 million by a Superior Court jury, apparently the largest verdict of its kind in the country. The jury handed down its verdict late Friday in […]

Stuart Weisberg, Portland “Death House” (assisted suicide) Psychiatrist suspended for improper drug prescriptions

Associated Press Portland ‘death house’ doctor’s license suspended By Steven Dubois June 25, 2010 A Portland psychiatrist who plans to open a home for terminally ill patients seeking to kill themselves has had his license suspended by medical regulators. The Oregon Medical Board took the action Thursday against Dr. Stuart Weisberg for an investigation of […]

Eric Schwietering, Wisconsin Psychiatrist, sentenced on child porn charges – later assaulted adolescent patient

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin) Psychiatrist charged again; He’s accused of sex assault involving adolescent patient By David Doege October 31, 2007 Waukesha – A psychiatrist serving four years of probation for having a large collection of child pornography in his downtown Milwaukee apartment was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting an adolescent patient in a Brookfield […]

Jack Edson, former president of the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association, charged with Sexual Contact with young patients

The Associated Press Psychiatrist Charged With Sex Crime in Hospital June 23, 1983 A former president of the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association have been charged with having sexual contact with adolescent boys in an Eau Claire hospital. Jack D. Edson, 54, was freed on $5,000 bond Wednesday after a Circuit Court judge scheduled a hearing July […]

Ontario Psychiatrist Christopher Doyle Deemed incompetent

Brampton Guardian ‘Incompetent’: Mississauga psychiatrist suspended again for professional misconduct by Louie Rosella March 1, 2018 Already disciplined several years ago for having a romantic relationship with a patient while he worked at Credit Valley Hospital, a Mississauga psychiatrist has again been suspended for professional misconduct. The disciplinary committee of the Ontario College of Physicians […]

Lyn Killick, BC psychiatrist disciplined – business relationship with a patient

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News B.C. doctors college disciplines Maple Ridge psychiatrist Business relationship brings reprimand By Phil Melnychuk February 27, 2018 A Maple Ridge psychiatrist has been placed on the conditional-disciplined class of registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. after admitting to failing to maintain professional boundaries with a patient. Dr. […]

R N Sahu, Bhopal Psychiatrist, Accused in the case of murder conspiracy

Free Press Bhopal: Hamidia Hospital psychiatrist made accused — By Staff Reporter February 24, 2018 Bhopal: Psychiatrist at Hamidia Hospital Dr R N Sahu has been made accused in the case of murder conspiracy filed by Fr Anand Mutungal against Archbishop Leo Cornelio and others. The district and sessions court on Friday issued a warrant […]

Toowoomba psychiatrist charged with rape

South Burnett Times Former Toowoomba psychiatrist on rape charges 27th Feb 2018 by Peter Hardwick A FORMER Toowoomba psychiatrist has been charged with two counts of rape. The 48-year-old accused man, who under Queensland law cannot be named unless committed to stand trial on the matters, was not required to be in Toowoomba Magistrates Court […]

Japanese Psychiatrist Shoichiro Kaneko’s 5 year prison term upheld – NEGLIGENT IN PLOWING HIS CAR INTO 5 PEOPLE, KILLING ONE

Japan Today Prison term upheld for psychiatrist for fatal seizure-caused car crash February 23, 2018 The Tokyo High Court upheld Thursday a lower court ruling that sentenced a psychiatrist to five years in prison for killing a woman and injuring four others in a 2015 epilepsy-caused car crash on a street near Ikebukuro Station. The […]

Varanise Booker, Kentucky psychiatrist, indicted by federal grand jury on conspiracy charges related to kickbacks

Tribune-Review Hempfield clinical drug testing lab owner, Kentucky psychiatrist indicted in kickback scheme By Paul Peirce February 22, 2018 The owner of a now-defunct Hempfield Township clinical drug testing and drug screening lab and a Kentucky psychiatrist were indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on conspiracy charges related to kickbacks for patient […]

Psychiatrist Thomas Radecki says he’s too old for prison – Court says not so fast

PennLive Psychiatrist convicted in drugs-for-sex scheme isn’t too old for prison, Pa. court says February 22, 2018 By Matt Miller A Pennsylvania psychiatrist who traded pills to 13 female drug addicts for sex in a bid to build a “commune” could be fated to die in prison. The odds of that happening to 72-year-old Thomas […]