Joshua Golden, Mass. Psychiatrist, charged addicted patients illegal fees, agreed to pay more than $360,000 to settle allegations

Patriot Ledger Sharon psychiatrist took advantage of addicts, AG says By Patriot Ledger November 13, 2015 BOSTON – A psychiatrist who practices in Sharon has agreed to pay more than $360,000 to settle allegations that he charged patients for opioid addiction treatments that they should have received for free. The state attorney general’s office says […]

Phillip Bird, Aussie Psychiatrist, prescribed a cocktail of drugs to a driver who crashed his car and killed twin girls and their grandmother prescribed nearly 7000 tablets of “kiddy speed” to another patient

The Courier-Mail Psychiatrist Phillip Bird accused of inappropriately prescribing drugs and conducting ‘human research trials’ By Vanda Carson November 14, 2015 THE psychiatrist who prescribed a cocktail of drugs to a driver who crashed his car and killed twin girls and their grandmother prescribed nearly 7000 tablets of “kiddy speed” to another patient. Maroochydore psychiatrist […]

Ljudmil Kljusiv, Conn. Psychiatrist, Arrested – Money Laundering and Distribution of Narcotics

New Haven Register Milford psychiatrist charged with illegal distribution of drugs, money laundering By Register Staff November 12, 2015 NEW HAVEN A Milford psychiatrist and an employee of his office were charged Thursday by federal authorities with distribution of narcotics and money laundering, according to the U.S. attorney. Ljudmil Kljusiv, 51, was arrested in Fairfield […]

NY Psychiatrist Marshall Hubsher faces four years in prison – continued to sell psych drugs for cash after losing his license Unlicensed psychiatrist indicted for selling prescriptions out of his Roslyn office By Harrison Marder November 6, 2015 An unlicensed psychiatrist was indicted for allegedly selling prescriptions for Adderall and Xanax to patients out of his office in the Roslyn section of Flower Hill, the District Attorney’s Office reported on Friday. Marshall Hubsher, 65, of […]

NY Psychiatrist Nasreen Kader – pleads guilty to selling prescriptions – ordered to undergo mental health counseling – repeatedly offered undercover investigators prescriptions for Psych Drugs

NewsDay State AG: Central Islip psychiatrist pleads guilty to selling prescriptions By William Murphy November 5, 2015 A psychiatrist from Central Islip pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of criminal sale of a prescription for a controlled substance, the state attorney general said. Nasreen Kader, 49, of Central Islip, a psychiatrist, agreed in Suffolk County […]

Wisconsin Psychiatrist David Houlihan, Fired, Was Chief of Staff at Veterans Affairs Medical Center – Nicknamed “Candy Man” for handing out psych drugs like candy

New York Times V.A. Hospital Leader in Wisconsin Fired Over High Painkiller Doses By Associated Press October 31, 2015 MADISON, Wis. — The chief of staff at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wisconsin, who was nicknamed “candy man” by some patients for allegedly handing out excess narcotics, will be fired, officials said. The administrator, […]

California Psychiatrist William Munn Ends 43 years of Psychiatry – Surrenders License – put public health at risk by excessively prescribing drugs to five patients

Daily Republic Psychiatrist surrenders license, ends 43-year practice By Ryan McCarthy October 30, 2015 FAIRFIELD — A psychiatrist in private practice since 1972 has surrendered his license and can no longer practice, according to the Medical Board of California, which said William Munn put public health at risk by excessively prescribing drugs to five patients. […]

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California Psychiatrist Joel Dreyer, Serving 10 years in Prison – his drug crimes are now being blamed on his brain condition

Newser Did Our Justice System Fail a Sick Psychiatrist? CSM digs into case of convicted drug dealer Joel Dreyer By Arden Dier Oct 18, 2015 Back in the 1980s, Joel Dreyer was a devoted family man and a respected psychiatrist who testified as an expert witness in criminal trials. Today, he’s serving 10 years for […]

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Maryann Weisman, Penn. Psychiatrist, Arrested – kept writing prescriptions after her license was suspended Doc wrote prescriptions after license was suspended, AG says By Sarah Cassi September 23, 2015 Two Lehigh County women were arrested a week ago for alleged prescription drug crimes, the state Attorney General’s office said. Dr. Maryann T. Weisman, 54, of Whitehall Township, and Stacey A. Zuniga, 46, of Allentown, were arrested Wednesday by […]

Barlow Smith, 85-year-old Texas Psychiatrist, Surrenders License – History of sexual relation with patient. Improperly prescribed drugs to 10 patients – One died of the toxic effects of multiple drugs. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration raided his office in 2013. Criminal case still pending.

Austin American Statesman Two Central Texas doctors lose licenses after felony convictions By Mary Ann Roser Sept. 20, 2015 — Begin Excerpt Barlow Smith, an 85-year-old Marble Falls psychiatrist, and Dennis Barson Jr. of Hutto, who turns 43 this month and practiced neurology in Austin, were among five Central Texas physicians the Texas Medical Board […]

William Munn, California psychiatrist, license was suspended for prescribing large amounts of commonly abused prescription drugs to multiple patients – some of whom were known substance abusers

Daily Republic Fairfield psychiatrist signs disciplinary pact By Ryan McCarthy September 19, 2015 FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield psychiatrist whose license was temporarily suspended for the manner in which he prescribed drugs to five patients has reached a settlement with the state. Dr. William Munn signed the settlement and disciplinary order Aug. 31 and agreed to […]

Alfonso Guzman, Puerto Rican psychiatrist, Gets Prison Time – Prescribed Drugs to Undercover Agent who repeatedly said he had no physical or mental symptoms

Google Translation above, original Spanish version below. Primera Hora Federal sentence of two years in prison psychiatrist Alfonso Madrid By Mariana Cobian September 8, 2015 The doctor issued false to the Office of Workers’ Compensation Program medical reports. “I want to say that I admire him as a professional. But I admire him as a […]