PSYCH DRUGS

David Brizer, NYC Psychiatrist, Pleads Guilty to Drug Crimes – Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers

CBSNewYork AG: New York Psychiatrist Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers March 1, 2013 A psychiatrist with offices in Midtown Manhattan and Rockland County has admitted to illegally selling prescription painkillers to drug dealers. Dr. David Brizer, 60, pleaded guilty to felony drug sale, drug possession and conspiracy charges as well as tax fraud […]

Joel Dreyer, California psychiatrist, taken into custody by FBI agents, federal drug charges

City News Service By Paul Young March 12, 2008 A Murrieta psychiatrist accused of violating federal drug laws for allegedly prescribing pain medications without performing the required medical exams is scheduled to be arraigned today in U.S. District Court in Riverside. Joel Stanley Dreyer faces federal narcotics distribution charges for allegedly making prescription opiates like […]

Italian psychiatrist Marco Bonetti accused of sexual violence against six women (5 of them patients)

Google machine translation: HuffPost € 50 for certificates and sexual violence to patients: arrested the aostan psychiatrist Marco Bonetti January 11, 2018 Week of illness thanks to fake medical certificates obtained by paying the Aostan psychiatrist Marco Bonetti 50 euros: for this accusation the court of Aosta sentenced to two years and 10 months of […]

Stanley Giudici, NY psychiatrist – license revoked – “gross negligence”

Times Herald-Record State revokes Town of Wallkill psychiatrist’s license By Daniel Axelrod September 29, 2017 TOWN OF WALLKILL — Patients of a psychiatrist who abruptly closed his office after his medical license was revoked are so desperate for records, prescriptions and help finding a replacement, they’re knocking on the doors of neighboring practices. “I have […]

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 […]

Candy Man David Houlihan, Iowa and Wisconsin VA Psychiatrist, nicknamed because of prolific amounts of drugs he prescribed

USA TODAY Investigation: VA knowingly hires doctors with past malpractice claims, discipline for poor care By Donovan Slack December 3, 2017 +++ Excerpt Psychiatrist David Houlihan landed a job at a VA hospital in Wisconsin in 2002 and was promoted to chief of staff two years later, even though the Iowa Board of Medicine had […]

Lenton Morrow, Sacramento psychiatrist, sexually abused patient and overdrugged five others

Sacramento Bee Sacramento psychiatrist ordered to surrender license in sex abuse complaint By Cathie Anderson December 11, 2017 The California Medical Board ordered that Dr. Lenton Joby Morrow, who practiced at a Sacramento psychiatric hospital, surrender his medical license on Nov. 28 after investigating complaints that he had sexually abused one patient and overprescribed drugs […]

Dinesh Patel, New Jersey Psychiatrist, kept patient on lithium for more than a decade resulting in kidney failure

CNN Drugmaker paid doctors with problem records to promote its pill By Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken, CNN Investigates December 4, 2017 — Excerpt New Jersey psychiatrist Dinesh Patel appeared to have an untarnished record until he came under investigation by the state in March last year, and was found to have inappropriately kept a […]

NJ Psych James Cowan, licensed since 1972, gets license revoked a week after he pleaded guilty to prescribing Adderall

northjersey.com Ridgewood psychiatrist gets medical license taken by state medical board By Keldy Ortiz December 8, 2017 A Ridgewood psychiatrist who worked from a home office had his license revoked, a week after he pleaded guilty to prescribing Adderall, officials said Friday. Dr. James Cowan Jr.’s license to practice medicine was taken from him by […]

Ruth Schack, California psychiatrist, in hot water for drugging patient to the gills

OC Weekly State Probes Doctors Joseph Efe Imarah and Ruth Annette Schack By Matt Coker November 28, 2017 …Excerpt The second case concerns Dr. Ruth Annette Schack, who has been a practicing psychiatrist for nearly 30 years. A man identified only as “A.K.” saw Schack repeatedly from Jan. 3, 2002, through May 13, 2013. Over […]

New Jersey Psychiatrist Joel Glass willfully fanned the flames of a deadly epidemic

Burlington County Times State officials: Evesham psychiatrist’s license revoked By Rose Krebs November 16, 2017 A Burlington County psychiatrist’s medical license has been permanently revoked after he prescribed massive doses of opioids, New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino and the state’s Division of Consumer Affairs announced Thursday. Joel B. Glass, 74, who had a practice […]

Brent Crane, Ohio Psychiatrist, Releases Killer who Kills again

Legal Reader Relatives of Muhammad Shabazz Ali Triple Homicide Sue Hospital, Psychiatrist, Killer By Ryan J. Farrick November 15, 2017 When convicted killer Muhammad Shabazz Ali was brought to a hospital in Dayton, OH, his behavior took a turn for the worse. The mentally ill man started screaming and acting aggressive. He threw chairs around […]

Georgia Psych Narendra Nagareddy Accused of More Murder and Sex Charges

ajc.com More murders and new sex charges added in case against Clayton County psychiatrist Carrie Teegardin September 6, 2017 Dr. Narendra Nagareddy, the Clayton County psychiatrist already facing murder charges in his patients’ overdose deaths, was in court Wednesday to face a new indictment. Nagareddy is now being accused of killing six patients who died […]

Squirrel Hill Psychiatrist Kenneth Stanko gets the slammer on drug charges

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, August 11, 2017 Pittsburgh Psychiatrist Sentenced to Prison for Health Care Fraud, Illegally Distributing Oxycodone PITTSBURGH- A Squirrel Hill psychiatrist has been sentenced in federal court to a year and a day in prison, followed by three years of supervised release […]

Geezer Minnesota Psychiatrist Faruk Abuzzahab accused of overprescribing, resigns

minnesota.cbslocal.com Twin Cities Doctor Resigns Medical License After Accusations Of Over-Prescription July 28, 2017 By Liz Collin MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Twin Cities psychiatrist, under the microscope following a WCCO Investigation, gave up his license to practice medicine. Dr. Faruk Abuzzahab, 85, had been in trouble before for writing excessive amounts of prescriptions to patients, […]