Robert Dragert, New Jersey Psychiatrist, suspended, fined $30K – “overprescribed opioid medications with reckless abandon”

The Trentonian Princeton doctor overprescribes opioids, must pay $30K fine and serve 2-year suspension By Sulaiman Abdur-Rahman October 18, 2018 TRENTON — Dr. Robert J. Dragert had the hallmarks of a great career: Elite certifications, upward mobility and no shortage of patients. But the good doctor turned bad, overprescribing opioid medications with reckless abandon and […]

NY Psychiatrist Anthony Pietropinto accused of running an illegal pill mill claimed he was an expert on men’s sex lives

NBC New York psychiatrist busted for peddling opioids claimed to be expert of men’s sex lives Anthony Pietropinto’s book was dismissed as ‘tattle and platitude’ in a review. by Corky Siemaszko October 13, 2018 The New York City psychiatrist accused of running an illegal pill mill out of his rented Fifth Avenue office claimed he […]

James Schaller, Florida Psychiatrist, Nationally known, pleads in gun threat case

Naples News Nationally known child psychiatrist pleads in gun threat case By Aisling Swift September 21, 2011 A nationally known Naples child psychiatrist who pointed a gun at his teenage son’s friend, then allegedly threatened his 15-year-old son, pleaded today to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and was sentenced to probation. Dr. James L. […]

Anthony Pietropinto, NY Psychiatrist, arrested, accusing of putting highly-addictive pills in the hands of drug addicts, for financial gain

pix11.com Doctors, pharmacist accused of selling millions of oxycodone pills: officials October 11, 2018 By Mary Murphy NEW YORK — Federal agents and the NYPD arrested five doctors and a pharmacist Wednesday, accusing them of putting millions of highly-addictive Oxycodone pills in the hands of opioid addicts, for financial gain. One of the physicians, 80-year-old […]

Silly Arizona Psychiatrist Michael Yasinski says “Affluenza” Exists

But the folks who popularized the term says it is social criticism, not psychiatry and are appalled by the Court Decision See here KPHO Valley psychiatrist says ‘affluenza’ a real condition Dec 13, 2013 By Greg Argos PHOENIX (CBS5) – A judge in Texas sentenced a 16-year-old to 10 years probation instead of jail time […]

Kernan Manion, North Carolina Psychiatrist, reported seeing people on the beach at night with red, green or white lights mounted on their heads.

BEFORE THE NORTH CAROLINA MEDICAL BOARD In Re: Kernan T. Manion, M.D., Respondent. NOTICE OF CHARGES AND ALLEGATIONS; NOTICE OF HEARING The North Carolina Medical Board (“Board”) has preferred and does hereby prefer the following charges and allegations: 1. The Board is a body duly organized under the laws of North Carolina and Chapter 90 […]

Ronald Knaus, Largo Psychiatrist – arrested for possession of marijuana

Psych News Psychiatrist Arrested in Clearwater for Possession of Marijuana By Joel Voss Sep 20, 2011 Largo, Florida psychiatrist Ronald Knaus was arrested on July 2, 2010 in nearby Clearwater for possession of marijuana. The police initially approached him due to a handgun in his waistband, per the police report. He pleaded no-contest in open […]

Jopindar Harika, Penn. Psychiatrist, previously convicted of bogus billings, now charged with writing prescriptions while suspended

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Monroeville psychiatrist charged with continuing to work while under suspension By Torsten Ove February 5, 2015 A Monroeville psychiatrist with a felony conviction for bogus billings in the 1990s has been charged again with writing prescriptions and seeing hundreds of patients in the eastern part of the state while under suspension in the […]

Psychiatrist George Kubski defense: “MY BRAIN WAS SHRINKING”

Palm Beach Post PSYCHIATRIST GETS YEAR FOR PATIENT’S PILL DEATH By John Pacenti and Antigone Barton February 1, 2003 He killed one of his patients by prescribing more than 20,000 pills in three months. On Friday, facing 15 years in prison, Dr. George Kubski could offer no explanation. But fellow physicians testified they had solved […]

Shubhranjan Ghosh – Alaskan Psychiatrist Indicted by Grand Jury for Medicaid Fraud

KTVA CBS 11 News Anchorage psychiatrist indicted for Medicaid fraud July 25, 2014 ANCHORAGE A federal grand jury has indicted an Anchorage doctor on 18 felony counts of Medicaid billing fraud. Dr. Shubhranjan Ghosh, 39, of Anchorage is also charged with committing a scheme to defraud Medicaid, tampering with evidence in an investigation and 15 […]

Marshall Hubsher, NY psychiatrist, accused of raping patient, surrendered license, now arrested on drug charges

News12 Long Island Doctor, ex-psychiatrist accused of selling pills October 30, 2014 HEMPSTEAD – A doctor and a former psychiatrist in Nassau are accused of selling prescription pills. Prosecutors say Marshall Hubsher, along with Dr. Howard Mahler, conspired to sell prescription drugs such as Xanax and Adderall. They say the pair was working out of […]

NY Psychiatrist Pamela Buchbinder Bail Denied – charged for role in Failed murder plot

New York Law Journal Appeals Court Denies Bail to Psychiatrist Charged for Role in Failed Murder Plot By Andrew Denney September 25, 2018 An appeals court has denied bail in the case of a psychiatrist who has been in jail for almost a year while she awaits trial for charges that she orchestrated a botched […]

William Kafin, Illinois Psychiatrist, accused of immoral conduct

Chicago Tribune State suspends license of suburban psychiatrist because of alleged relationship with patient By Alexandra Chachkevitch February 1, 2013 The license of a psychiatrist practicing in Glenview and Skokie has been suspended for at least three years because of an alleged sexual relationship with a 19-year-old female patient more than 10 years ago, according […]

William W. Wood, Illinois psychiatrist, “immediate danger to the public”, sex with patient, his license was previously revoked in Wisconsin – sex with patient

ROCKFORD (WREX) Rockford psychiatrist suspended after allegations of sexual misconduct By Audrey Moon January 27, 2015 A Rockford psychiatrist is immediately suspended after he is accused of inappropriately prescribing medications and being involved in sexual misconduct with several female patients, according to a notice of temporary suspension from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional […]

Psychiatrist Kimberly Frank, Mequon, “pleaded insanity, and the court agreed”

Fox6Now ‘It was just dropped, like it never happened:’ Child psychiatrist still practicing after psychotic episode September 12, 2018 By Bryan Polcyn and Stephen Davis MEQUON — A Wisconsin psychiatrist pleaded insanity, and the court agreed, so how is she still practicing? Her doctors blame a rare medical condition for a “one-time” incident that frightened […]