PSYCH DRUGS

Psychiatrist Ljudmil Kljusev Convicted – sold prescription drugs to those who did not medically require them

New Haven Register Milford psychiatrist pleads guilty to federal narcotics charges By Anna Bisaro, New Haven Register November 30, 2016 HARTFORD – A Milford-based psychiatrist was convicted Wednesday through a plea agreement in federal court of selling prescription drugs to those who did not medically require them. In a hearing before U.S. District Judge Alvin […]

Delia Podea, Romanian Psychiatrist, detained for 24 hours for bribery, forgery, and abuse of office

Romania-Insider.com New scandal in the Romanian health sector: Psychiatrists accused of using patients as guinea pigs By Irina Popescu June 1, 2016 The Romanian authorities discover new problems in the local health sector each day. After the huge scandal around the diluted disinfectants used din hospitals for years and the case in which 77 oncologists […]

Avi Mitra, Connecticut Psychiatrist – restricted by Department of Public Health to protect the public

Connecticut med board revokes 1 doctor’s license; declines to lift order on Hamden psychiatrist By Kate Farrish, Conn. Health I-Team Writer November 16, 2016 Excerpt… The board also refused to lift state orders that Dr. Avijit Mitra, a Hamden psychiatrist, be barred from prescribing controlled substances for himself and his wife and that he be […]

Thomas Newmark, Cherry Hill psychiatrist, Investigated for Prescribing Dangerous Drugs – Surrenders License

Courier Post South Jersey doc gives up license amid drug probe By Kim Mulford November 7, 2016 NEWARK – The New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners has filed disciplinary actions against a South Jersey doctor for allegedly prescribing highly addictive narcotics to patients without a legitimate medical purpose, Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and […]

One Million American Children Starting Kindergarten on Psych Drugs

By Colin Taufer October 1, 2016 Imagine one million toddlers suffering psychiatric drug-caused aggression or anxiety or depression or suicide or cardiac arrest or headaches — all before they start kindergarten. We’ve all experienced first-hand the exuberance and energy of a young child as they elbow their way through life in an effort to better […]

Irwin Ira Rosenfeld, Orange County Psychiatrist, Surrenders Medical License after Patient Deaths

Orange County Register Laguna Hills psychiatrist gives up medical license after addiction deaths By Courtney Perkes Sept. 21, 2016 A Laguna Hills psychiatrist has surrendered his license to practice medicine after allegations that he improperly prescribed to three addicts who died in his care, according to California Medical Board legal documents made public Wednesday. Dr. […]

NJ Psychiatrist Clarence Verdell, Indicted For Illegally Selling Drugs

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Fourth Suboxone Doctor And Office Manager Indicted For Illegally Selling Prescriptions Of Suboxone And Klonopin PHILADELPHIA – An indictment was filed today charging a doctor and his office manager in a scheme to sell commonly abused prescription drugs […]

John Griffin, Dublin Psychiatrist – Paid Patient 50,000 after Complaint threat

The Irish Times Psychiatrist paid patient €50,000 after complaint threat Payment could be construed as effort to thwart complaint to Medical Council – report By Paul Cullen A consultant psychiatrist paid a long-time patient €50,000 as part of a “gentleman’s agreement” after he threatened to report him to the Medical Council, an investigation by the […]

Craig Charles Krause, Virginia Psychiatrist, Arrested in Xanax Pill Distribution Investigation

NBC4 Virginia Psychiatrist, Others Arrested in Xanax Pill Distribution Investigation Charges include the distribution of narcotics, money laundering and related weapons charges, police said. By Pat Collins A Prince William County, Virginia, doctor was arrested for continuing to prescribe medication to patients who were knowingly selling the drugs to others, according to the Prince William […]

Narendra Kumar Nagareddy, Georgia Psychiatrist, faces life in prison for 3 murders

Clayton News Daily Former Jonesboro psychiatrist pleads not guilty to murder charges By Kayla Langmaid JONESBORO — A former Jonesboro psychiatrist accused of murder pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Clayton County Superior Court. Narendra Kumar Nagareddy, 57, of McDonough was arrested in January and indicted by a grand jury in May for three counts of […]

Mendez-Villamil gets 12 years in the slammer – must repay $50 million

Miami Herald Miami psychiatrist, sent to prison for 12 years, must repay $50 million Psychiatrist pleaded guilty to federal charges, apologized for his crimes A Miami psychiatrist flooded Miami’s streets with anti-psychotic drugs as part of a scheme to defraud Medicare and Medicaid. By Daniel Change July 22, 2016 Suspended from the Medicaid and Medicare […]

Miami Psychiatrist Fernando Mendez-Villamil, accused of running one of the largest fake-prescription schemes in history

Miami New Times “National Symbol” of Prescription Fraud Pleads Guilty, Has 221-Piece Art Collection Seized By Jerry Iannelli July 20, 2016 Some criminals spend their dirty money on drugs. Others blow it on luxury cars, high-end escorts, or trips to obscure rich-people enclaves like Gstaad, Switzerland. Or, if you’re Dr. Fernando Mendez-Villamil, a man accused […]

James Cowan, NJ Psychiatrist, allowed wife to write psych drug prescriptions

The Record Ridgewood psychiatrist accused of allowing wife to see patients, write prescriptions By Lindy Washburn July 1, 2016 A 72-year-old Ridgewood psychiatrist who practiced from his home office allowed his wife, a clinical social worker, to see patients and write prescriptions he had signed in advance while he was too sick to work and […]

Yasin Choudry, Florida Psychiatrist, ordered to stop using mind-altering drugs

Florida Psychiatrist Yasin Choudry – Ticking Time Bomb By Joel Voss June 16, 2016 Florida psychiatrist Yasin Choudry, was disciplined, sort of, by the Florida Board of Medicine June 3rd, 2016. The underlying cause of the Florida administrative complaint was an August 2015 New Mexico Medical Board Stipulation of Licensure ordering Choudry to “abstain completely […]

Clarence Verdell, Philadelphia Psychiatrist, Suspended by State, says stories like his have a chilling effect on psychiatrists

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette OVERDOSED special report Suboxone doctor drew DEA search By Rich Lord May 23, 2016 Though charged with no crime, Clarence R. Verdell, M.D., had to halt his 28-year work as a psychiatrist serving hard-pressed Philadelphia neighborhoods after a Drug Enforcement Administration search focused on his prescribing to addicts. The search led the state […]