Austin Psychiatrist Charles Fischer Imprisoned for 40 years – now sued for $1 Million

KXAN Ex-child psychiatrist in prison for sexual assault sued for $1 million January 24, 2017 AUSTIN (KXAN) – Dr. Charles Fischer was sentenced in November to 40 years in prison after being convicted of multiple charges of sexual assault of a child. Now, one of his victims has filed a lawsuit seeking $1 million in […]

Another Psych Caught on Videotape

Vindy.com Staff report Boardman psychiatrist decertified after fraud uncovered COLUMBUS December 22, 2012 A Boardman psychiatrist has been decertified as a provider for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and has repaid more than $70,000 after pleading guilty to workers’ compensation fraud. Surveillance video captured by an undercover agent from BWC’s Special Investigations Department posing […]

Ohio Psychiatrist Toni Carman – Prosecutor: “she was writing fake prescriptions”

Fox 8 (Cleveland) I-Team: Doctor Accused of Writing Fake Prescriptions by Jack Shea April 16, 2014 CLEVELAND, Ohio — A prominent psychiatrist was arraigned Wednesday morning on several drug charges after accusations of writing fake prescriptions. Dr. Toni Carman has offices in Beachwood and Willoughby. She faces charges of aggravated trafficking in drugs, complicity to […]

Connecticut Psychiatrist Abhishek Shah Gets off Easy on Accusation of Sexual Assault but Gives up License to Practice

The Hartford Courant Psychiatrist Pleads No Contest To Unlawful Restraint Sex Charge Dropped By CHRISTINE DEMPSEY December 2, 2013 Psychiatrist Abhishek Shah [/caption]HARTFORD — A psychiatrist accused of sexually assaulting a woman in West Hartford a year ago was sentenced to probation Monday after he pleaded no contest to reduced charges. Abhishek Shah, 32, who […]

Maryann Weisman, Penn. Psychiatrist, Arrested – kept writing prescriptions after her license was suspended

Lehighvalleylive.com 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 […]

Psychiatrist Robert Browne, Hawaii, might get kicked out of cemetary

Hawaii News He sexually abused dozens of Hawaii boys over decades. And he’s buried at Punchbowl July 6th 2018 By HNN Staff Among the 55,000 service members laid to rest at the National Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl is a child predator: Dr. Robert McCormick Browne. Those who were abused by the prominent psychiatrist, […]

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 […]

Victims and their Families Hug and Rejoice as California Psychiatrist William Ayres is Led Off to Jail

San Jose Mercury News Peninsula child psychiatrist sent to jail as his molestation victims applaud By Joshua Melvin August 7, 2013 REDWOOD CITY — Victims of convicted child molester William Ayres burst into applause Wednesday when a judge ordered the once-renowned child psychiatrist to begin serving his sentence behind bars. As deputies pushed a thin, […]

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 […]

Louisville Psychiatrist Peter Steiner Charged with prescribing medically unnecessary drugs

Henderson Gleaner Several western Kentucky doctors indicted in federal fraud takedown By Beth Smith June 28, 2018 LOUISVILLE — Doctors and some individuals pretending to be physicians have been indicted in a federal investigation targeting healthcare fraud and the dispensing of medically unnecessary drugs in western Kentucky. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, six separate […]

Surendra Johri, NY Psychiatrist, turned himself in to police to face charges of sex abuse and forcible touching

CNYCentral New Hartford psychiatrist accused of sexual abuse and forcible touching by CNYCentral June 26th 2018 UTICA, N.Y. — A New Hartford doctor is accused of forcible touching and sex abuse. Utica Police say Dr. Surendra K. Johri turned himself in on June 18 to face charges of third-degree sex abuse and forcible touching, which […]

John Wisner, Kansas Psychiatrist (and priest) – defrocked – multiple allegations of sex abuse

Kansas City Star KCK priest is defrocked years after investigation into sexual abuse allegations BY Judy L. Thomas June 21, 2018 A priest in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas has been defrocked years after an investigation into multiple allegations of sexual abuse. The Rev. John H. Wisner was returned to the lay state, […]